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Red Eclipse Wins Gr3 David Coles AM Spring Handicap
At Morphettville in South Australia, Eureka Stud's Gr1-winning stallion Red Dazzler (Red Ransom-Vain Hill, by Danehill) added a Group success when 7YO gelding Red Eclipse (Red Dazzler-Rosendahl, by Octagonal) scored a surprise 1.5-length win for trainer Grant Young in the $120,000 Gr3 David Coles AM Spring Handicap (1200m) for 3YO+, over fellow 7YO gelding Whitlam (Elusive Quality-Weaver of Words, by Danehill) & 6YO gelding Richie's Vibe (Danerich-Early Wakening, by Hennessy). This was the first stakes victory for the much improved Red Eclipse who took his record to 9 wins and 9 placings from 38 starts for $229,670 earnings.