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Hucklebuck Wins Listed Gothic Stakes
At Caulfield, multiple Gr1-winning Blue Gum Farm stallion Elvstroem (Danehill–Circles of Gold, by Marscay) added a black-type success when exciting 3YO gelding Hucklebuck (Elvstroem-Kondari, by O'Reilly) scored by 2-lengths for trainer Phillip Stokes in the $120,000 Listed Gothic Stakes (1400m) for 3YO c&g, over fellow 3YO geldings Le Mans (Sebring-Amouage, by Viking Ruler) & Olivier (Statue of Liberty-Our Cache, by Belong to Me). This was Hucklebuck's first stakes victory and took his record to 3 wins & a placing from 4 starts for $116,200 earnings.