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Sweet Idea Wins Gr2 Missile Stakes
At Royal Randwick, Arrowfield Stud's Gr1-winning & dual Gr1-placed stallion Snitzel (Redoute's Choice-Snippets' Lass, by Snippets) added a Group success when 4YO mare Sweet Idea (Snitzel-Flidais, by Timber Country) scored by 0.2-length for trainer Gai Waterhouse in the $175,000 Gr2 Missile Stakes (1200m) for 3YO+, over 6YO gelding Messene (Lonhro-Belle Giselle, by Redoute's Choice) & 5YO entire Rebel Dane (California Dane-Texarcana, by More Than Ready). Sweet Idea took her record to 6 wins (including the Gr2 Light Fingers Stakes & Gr2 Silver Slipper Stakes) & 6 placings (including the Gr1 Coolmore Classic, Gr1 Golden Slipper Stakes & Gr2 Silver Shadow Stakes) from 14 starts for $1,865,650 earnings. Sweet Idea, whose second dam is dual Gr1 winner Electronic, was purchased by Gai Waterhouse & James Harron for $240,000 at the 2012 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale from the draft of Arrowfield Stud.