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Shigeru Sendan Wins Listed Woodland's Stakes
At Scone in the Hunter Valley, Darley's young Gr1 Golden Rose Stakes-winning stallion Denman (Lonhro-Peach, by Vain) added a group success when 2YO filly Shigeri Sendan (Denman-Flute of Bubbly, by Encosta de Lago) scored by 0.8-length for trainer Les Bridge in the $140,000 Listed Woodland's Stakes (1100m) for 2YO fillies, over fellow fillies Uratta Belle (I Am Invincible-Littoral, by Commands) & More For Me (More Than Ready-Langness, by Danehill). This was Shigeru Sendan's maiden stakes victory and took her record to 2 wins from 3 starts for $108,675 earnings. Shigeru Sendan was purchased for $130,000 by S Morinaka at the 2013 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale from the draft of Rothwell Park. Shigeru Sendan is out of the Encosta de Lago mare Flute Of Bubbly whose dam Midnight Mist is a three-quarter sister to Gr2 winner Truly Wicked, dam of Exceed And Excel's recent Gr1 Al Quoz Sprint winner Amber Sky.