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Under The Sun Wins Listed Winter Stakes
At Rosehill Gardens in Sydney, Waikato Stud sire No Excuse Needed (Machiavellian-Nawaiet, by Zilzal) added a stakes success when 4YO gelding Under The Sun (No Excuse Needed-Sleaking, by Maroof) scored by 3.3-lengths for trainer Gai Waterhouse in the $100,000 Listed Winter Stakes (1400m) for 3YOs+, over 7YO gelding Mic Mac (Statue of Liberty-Amandine, by Tertian) & 5YO gelding Coup Ay Tee (Danske-Flying Coup, by Tuscany Flyer). This was Under The Sun's first black-type success & took his record to 7 wins & 6 placings (including the Listed Civic Stakes) from 18 starts for $364,956 earnings.