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Moonlight Bay Wins Listed Pinjarra Cup
At Pinjarra in WA, ill-fated Gr1 Golden Slipper-winning Yarraman Park sire Catbird (Danehill-Fitting, by Marscay) added a black-type success when 5YO mare Moonlight Bay (Catbird-Moonfire, by Geiger Counter) scored by 0.4-length for trainer Grant Williams in the $85,000 Listed Pinjarra Cup (2300m) for 3YOs+, over 6YO gelding Hibernian (Bianconi-Easter Road, by Revoque) & 5YO mare Dreamaway (More Than Ready-Legal Consent, by Danehill). Moonlight Bay took her record to 7 wins (including the Listed Tattersall's Cup over 2100m in Nov 2012 & Listed WA St Leger over 2100m in Dec 2011) & 9 placings (including runners-up in 2011's Gr3 Champion Fillies Stakes over 1600m & Listed Natasha Stakes over 2200m, plus the Listed Ascot Gold Cup over 1800m in Nov 2012 & Listed GA Towton Cup over 2200m in Dec 2012) from 31 starts for $362,275 earnings.