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Aerobatics Wins Gr3 Darley Crown
At Hawkesbury in Sydney, Darley's incumbent Champion Australian Sire Exceed And Excel (Danehill-Patrona, by Lomond) added a group success when 5YO mare Aerobatics (Exceed and Excel-Grilse, by Rahy) scored by 1-length for trainer Peter Snowden in the $150,000 Gr3 Darley Crown (1300m) for 3YO+ f&m, over fellow 5YO mare Plucky Belle (Mossman-Winning Belle, by Zabeel) & 3YO filly Cosmic Endeavour (Northern Meteor-Crevette, by Danehill). Aerobatics took her record to 6 wins (including the Gr3 Sportingbet Series Final & Listed Darley Crown) & 5 placings (including the Gr3 Birthday Card Stakes, Gr2 Magic Night Stakes, Listed Eskimo Prince Stakes & Listed PJ Bell Handicap) from 30 starts for $565,200 earnings.