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Churchill Dancer Wins Gr2 Bobbie Lewis Quality
At Flemington in Melbourne, former Blue Gum Farm stallion Churchill Downs (Danehill-Silken Whisper, by Diesis) added a Group success when 5YO gelding Churchill Dancer (Churchill Downs-Dark Review, by Second Empire) scored by 0.2-length for trainers David Hayes & Tom Dabernig in the $200,000 Gr2 Bobbie Lewis Quality (1200m) for 4YO+, over 5YO entire Under The Louvre (Excellent Art-Barcelona Girl, by Noverre) & 5YO mare and stable-mate Gregers (Commands-Satnav, by Canny Lad). This was the first stakes victory for the improving Churchill Dancer who took his record to 5 wins and 11 placings from 27 starts for $622,180 earnings.