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Kourkam Wins Listed Albury Gold Cup
At Albury in New South Wales, 5YO French-bred gelding Kourkam (American Post-Kourka, by Keos) scored by 0.5-length for trainer Tony McEvoy in the $170,000 Listed Albury Gold Cup (2000m) for 3YO+, over 8YO UK-bred gelding Verdant (Singspiel-Orford Ness, by Selkirk) & 4YO gelding Self Sense (Street Sense-Be My Person, by Personal Flag). This was the first stakes victory for Kourkam who took his record to 5 wins and 3 placings (including the Gr2 Blamey Stakes) from 13 starts for $252,591 earnings.