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Beyond Thankful Wins Listed Wyong Gold Cup
At Wyong on the New South Wales Central Coast, 6YO Irish-bred gelding Beyond Thankful (Whipper-Beyond Compare, by Galileo) broke through for his maiden stakes victory when scoring by 0.5-length for trainer Chris Waller in the $150,000 Listed Wyong Gold Cup (2080m) for 3YO+, over 6YO mare Just As Cosmic (Fomalhaut-Solar Slipper, by Integra) & 5YO French-bred entire Orbec (Le Havre-Langrune, by Fasliyev). Beyond Thankful, who began his career in Ireland, took his record to 7 wins and 9 placings (including the Gr3 Killavullan Stakes at Leopardstown & Listed Wagga Wagga Gold Cup) from 34 starts for $440,150 earnings.