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Starship Truffles Wins US Gr1 Princess Rooney Handicap
At Calder in the US, American stallion Ghostzapper (Awesome Again-Baby Zip, by Relaunch) added a Gr1 quinella when 4YO mare Starship Truffles (Ghostzapper-Bobbie Use, by Not For Love) scored a 3.75-length victory for trainer Marty Wolfson in the US$350,000 Gr1 Princess Rooney Handicap (1200m) for 3YO+ f&m, over fellow 4YO mare Judy The Beauty (Ghostzapper-Holy Blitz, by Holy Bull) & 5YO mare My Pal Chrisy (Alex's Pal-Strike South, by Strike The Anvil). Sold by Hidden Brook for US$11,000 to Nickajack & Reyderoros at Keeneland's September Yearling Sale, Starship Truffles took her record to 14 wins (including the Listed Musical Romance Stakes at Calder over 1300m) & 4 placings from 24 starts.