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Hawkspur Wins Gr2 Chelmsford Stakes
At Randwick, Chatswood Stud's Gr3-winning stallion Purrealist (Tale Of The Cat-Surrealist, by Kenny's Best Pal) added a group success when 4YO gelding Hawkspur (Purrealist-Mollyhawk, by Catbird) scored emphatically by 3.3-lengths for trainer Chris Waller in the $175,000 Gr2 Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) for 3YO+, over 6YO gelding and stable-mate Beaten Up (Beat Hollow-Frog, by Akarad) & 6YO gelding Lightinthenite (Galileo-Tiffin, by Grand Lodge). Hawkspur, who is targeting the Caulfield & Melbourne Cups, took his record to 7 wins (including the Gr1 Queensland Derby, Gr3 Rough Habit Plate & Gr3 Grand Prix Stakes) & 6 placings (including the Gr3 Carbine Club Stakes) from 20 starts for $766,380 earnings.