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Sea Moon Wins Gr2 Herbert Power Stakes
At Caulfield, imported 6YO entire Sea Moon (Beat Hollow-Eva Luna, by Alleged) scored by 0.75-length for trainer Robert Hickmott in the $220,000 Gr2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) for 3YO+, over 5YO mare Oasis Bloom (Al Maher-Nawadder, by Marscay) & 7YO Irish gelding Simenon (Marju-Epistoliere, by Alzao). This was Sea Moon's first victory in Australia and took his record to 6 wins (including the Gr2 Great Voltigeur Stakes & Gr2 Hardwicke Stakes) & 4 placings (including the Gr1 English St Leger, Gr1 Breeders' Cup Turf & Listed Bart Cummings Handicap) form 14 starts for $1,166,636 earnings. Sea Moon is still a chance to back up in Saturday's Gr1 Caulfield Cup.