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Destiny's Kiss Wins Listed Winter Stakes
At Rosehill's rescheduled Sydney meeting, Danehill sire-son Power Of Destiny (Danehill-Jeanetta Cochrane, by Sadler's Wells) sired his first stakes-winner when 4YO gelding Destiny's Kiss (Power Of Destiny-A Fairy's Kiss, by Stravinsky) scored a 2.3-lengths win for trainer Joe Pride in the $100,800 Listed Winter Stakes (2400m) for 4YOs+, over evergreen 9YO favoured gelding Fiumicino (Zabeel-Latte, by Maroof) & 7YO gelding Thebigiam (Zariz-Play Well, by Farnesio). With both the winner & the runner-up owned by Nick Moraitis, Destiny's Kiss (a $7,000 Inglis Classic Sale pass-in) took his record to 8 wins & 5 placings from 22 starts for $307,218 earnings. It was his first start in a black-type event.