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Generalife Wins Gr3 Star Kingdom Stakes
At Rosehill Gardens in Sydney, Darley's former Australian Champion Sire & 11-time Gr1-winning World Champion Miler Lonhro (Octagonal-Shadea, by Straight Strike) added a Group success when 5YO Godolphin gelding Generalife (Lonhro-Albaicin, by Redoute's Choice) scored by 0.1-length for trainer John O'Shea in the $150,000 Gr3 Star Kingdom Stakes (1200m) for 3YO+, over fellow 5YO gelding Target In Sight (Nadeem-Xaaranthe, by Xaar) and 6YO gelding Hot Snitzel (Snitzel-Flames of Paris, by Blushing Groom). Generalife took his record to 9 wins (including the Listed Winter Stakes & Listed Civic Stakes) and 7 placings (including the Gr3 Moonga Stakes & Gr3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes) from 27 starts for $519,345 earnings.