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Dances On Stars Wins Listed Prime Minister's Cup
At the Gold Coast, Gr1-winning & dual Gr1-placed Arrowfield Stud stallion Snitzel (Redoute's Choice-Snippets' Lass, by Snippets) added a black-type success when 4YO gelding Dances On Stars (Snitzel-Starnet, by Last Tycoon) scored by 1-length for trainer Gerald Ryan in the $175,000 Listed Prime Minister's Cup (1300m) for 3YO+, over fellow 4YO gelding Final Crescendo (Foreplay-Flickering Fire, by Forest Glow) & 6YO gelding Benny's Buttons (Refuse to Bend-Stolen Beauty, by Mossman). Dances On Stars took his record to 4 wins (including the Gr3 Kindergarten Stakes & Listed Carrington Stakes) and 7 placings (including the Gr2 BRC Champagne Classic & Gr2 BRC Sires' Produce Stakes) from 23 starts for $507,150 earnings. Dances On Stars was purchased by Dynamic Syndications for $95,000 at the 2011 NZ Bloodstock Premier Yearling Sale from the draft of Highview Stud.