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Pelicano Wins Listed Murray Bridge Gold Cup
At Murray Bridge in South Australia, former Swettenham Stud sire Court Of Jewels (Danehill-Nine Carat, by Sir Tristram) added a stakes success when 5YO gelding Pelicano (Court of Jewels–Musk, by Kaapstad) scored by 1.5-lengths for trainer Tony McEvoy in the $80,000 Listed Murray Bridge Gold Cup (1600m) for 3YO+, over 6YO mare Lady Dynamo (Catbird-Governing Spirit, by Deputy Governor) & 6YO gelding Little Akie (Akhadan-Double Spirits, by Blevic). Pelicano took his record to 9 wins (including the Listed SAJC Birthday Cup & Listed Parramatta Cup) & 2 placings (including the Listed Ballarat Cup) from 21 starts for $349,000 earnings.