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Happy Trails Wins Gr1 Turnbull Stakes
At Flemington, Cornerstone Stud's Gr1 winning shuttler Good Journey (Nureyev-Chimes of Freedom, by Private Account) added a Gr1 success when 6YO gelding Happy Trails (Good Journey-Madame Flurry, by Perugino) scored by 0.2-length for trainer Paul Beshara in the $500,000 Gr1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) for 3YO+, over 6YO entire Puissance De Lune (Shamardal-Princess Serena, by Unbridled's Song) & fellow 6YO gelding Fawkner (Reset-Dane Belltar, by Danewin). This was Happy Trails' second Gr1 victory and took his record to 6 wins (including the Gr1 Emirates Stakes, Gr2 Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes & Gr3 Spring Stakes) & 12 placings (including the Gr1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Gr2 Memsie Stakes & Gr3 Frank Packer Plate) from 37 starts for $1,589,150 earnings.