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Secret Spirit Wins Listed Fillies Stakes
At Wanganui in New Zealand, Westbury Stud's Gr1 Oakleigh Plate-winning stallion Swiss Ace (Secret Savings-Rapid Serve, by Carson City) added a black-type success when 3YO filly Secret Spirit (Swiss Ace-Spirit of Sandford, by Kilimanjaro) scored by 2.75-lengths for trainers Lance O'Sullivan & Andrew Scott in the NZ$50,000 Listed Fillies Stakes (1200m) for 3YOs, over fellow 3YO fillies New York Minute (Iffraaj-Zenno Queen, by Zenno Rob Roy) & Keepelo (Keeper-Fortelo, by Armidale). This was the third successive stakes victory for Secret Spirit who took her record to 3 wins (including the Listed Ryder Stakes & Listed Great Northern Foal Stakes) from 6 starts for NZ$93,675 earnings.