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Amorino Wins Gr3 TAB Rewards Stakes
At Flemington in Melbourne, Gr1-winning & dual Gr1-placed Arrowfield Stud stallion Snitzel (Redoute's Choice-Snippets' Lass, by Snippets) added a Group success when former Sydney and Perth-based 5YO gelding Amorino (Snitzel-Steal My Love, by Marauding) scored by 0.4-length for trainer Archie Alexander in the $150,000 Gr3 TAB Rewards Stakes (1400m) for 3YO+, over 6YO gelding Aeronautical (Encosta de Lago-Moon Fever, by Fusaichi Pegasus) & 4YO gelding Gracious Prospect (Tale Of The Cat-Lady Gracious, by Redoute's Choice). Amorino took his record to 8 wins (including the Listed Grandstand Cup, Listed Bunbury Stakes, Listed Cyril Flower Stakes) & 4 placings (including the last-start Listed Pinjarra Classic) from 29 starts for $614,850 earnings. Amorino was a $70,000 purchase by Sydney trainer Gerald Ryan at the 2011 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale from the draft of Arrowfield Stud.