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Driefontein Wins Gr3 Sheraco Stakes
At Rosehill Gardens, Gr1-winning Danehill stallion Fastnet Rock (Danehill-Piccadilly Circus, by Royal Academy) added a group success when 4YO mare Driefontein (Fastnet Rock-Follow Gold, by Export Price) scored by 1-length for trainer Gai Waterhouse in the $125,000 Gr3 Sheraco Stakes (1200m) for 3YOs+ f&m, over fellow 4YO mare Peron (Husson-Faster Pussycat, by Flying Spur) & 5YO mare Arctic Flight (Flying Spur-Scandinavia, by Snippets). Driefontein (a $75,000 yearling consigned by Widden Stud at the 2011 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale) took her record to 5 wins (also including 2012's Magic Millions 2YO Classic over 1200m at the Gold Coast, Listed Widden Stakes & 2011's Gr3 BJ McLachlan Stakes over 1200m at Doomben) & 5 placings (including the Gr2 Surround Stakes, Gr3 Magic Millions Guineas & Gr3 San Domenico Stakes) from 16 starts.