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Sir Andrew Wins Gr2 Hawke's Bay Guineas
At Hastings in New Zealand, Gr1 English Derby-winner, former unbeaten champion 2YO & former NZ Rich Hill Stud shuttler Sir Percy (Mark Of Esteem-Percy's Lass, by Blakeney) added a group success when 3YO gelding Sir Andrew (Sir Percy-Biennale, by Royal Academy) scored by a nose for trainer Richard Otto in the NZ$85,000 Gr2 Hawke's Bay Guineas (1400m) for 3YOs, over 3YO colt All Decked Out (Darci Brahma-Diamond Deck, by Octagonal) & 3YO filly Fascination Street (Elusive City-Piece of Cake, by Snippets). This was Sir Andrew's maiden stakes victory and took his record to 2 wins & a placing from 3 starts for NZ$59,500 earnings.