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More Than Sacred Wins Gr1 New Zealand Oaks
At Trentham in NZ, Vinery Stud shuttler & former Australian Champion 2YO Sire More Than Ready (Southern Halo-Woodman's Girl, by Woodman) added a Gr1 success when the filly More than Sacred (More Than Ready-Danalaga, by Danehill) scored by 2-lengths for trainers Pike&Donoghue in the NZ$300,000 Gr1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) for 3YO fillies, over fellow fillies Blanket Bay (Darci Brahma-Emerald Cove, by Shirley Heights) & Aurora Lights (Darci Brahma-Southern Sunset, by Polish Precedent). More than Sacred took her record to 3 wins (including last start's Gr3 Sunline Vase over 2100m at Ellerslie) & 1 placing (in the Gr2 Sir Tristram Fillies Classic) from 7 starts for $231,375 earnings. For in-depth race, winner & runner details click on the race name in this item.