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Vashka Wins Gr2 Shannon Stakes

Monday, 28th September 2015

At Rosehill Gardens in Sydney, Darley's former Champion Australian Sire Exceed And Excel (Danehill-Patrona, by Lomond) added a Group success when 5YO gelding Vashka (Exceed and Excel-Zaroyale, by Zabeel) scored by 0.2-length for trainer John O’Shea in the $177,000 Gr2 Shannon Stakes (1500m), over 6YO gelding God’s in Him (God's Own-Sinistra, by Dracula) & Messene (Lonhro-Belle Giselle, by Redoute's Choice). Capturing his first black-type success, Vashka took his record to 7 wins & 4 placings from 15 starts for $394,100 earnings.


Vashka (image: Steve Hart)
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