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Burbero Wins Gr2 Missile Stakes
At Royal Randwick in Sydney, Waikato Stud's deceased Champion stallion O'Reilly (Last Tycoon-Courtza, by Pompeii Court) added a Group success when 7YO gelding Burbero (O'Reilly-Royal Remedy, by Royal Academy) scored by 0.2-length for trainer Bjorn Baker in the $175,000 Gr2 Missile Stakes (1200m) for 3YO+, over 6YO French-bred gelding Weary (Astronomer Royal-America Nova, by Verglas) & 9YO gelding Temple Of Boom (Piccolo-Temple Spirit, by Special Dane). Burbero took his record to 13 wins (including the Gr2 Ajax Stakes) and 10 placings (including the Listed Canberra Cup & Listed Parramatta Cup) from 39 starts for $705,333 earnings.