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Target In Sight Wins Gr3 Maurice McCarten Stakes

Monday, 16th March 2015

At Rosehill Gardens in Sydney, New Zealand's Little Avondale Stud-based Gr1 Blue Diamond Stakes-winning stallion Nadeem (Redoute's Choice-Candide, by Sound Reason) added a Group success when 5YO gelding Target In Sight (Nadeem-Xaaranthe, by Xaar) scored by 0.3-length for trainer Joe Pride in the $150,000 Gr3 Maurice McCarten Stakes (1100m) for 3YO+, over 4YO entire Deep Field (Northern Meteor-Listen Here, by Elusive Quality) & 7YO gelding Tahitian Black (Lonhro-Perle, by Night Shift). Target In Sight took his record to 8 wins (including the Listed Testa Rossa Stakes) and 5 placings from 19 starts for 397,160 earnings. Target In Sight was an $80,000 purchase by Champion Thoroughbreds at the 2011 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale from the draft of Attunga Stud.

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Target In Sight (image: Steve Hart)
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