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Wawail Wins Gr3 Frances Tressady Stakes
At Flemington in Melbourne, former Australian Champion Sire & 11-time Gr1-winning Darley World Champion Miler Lonhro (Octagonal-Shadea, by Straight Strike) added a Group success when 4YO mare Wawail (Lonhro-El Daana, byRedoute's Choice) scored by a length for trainers David Hayes and Tom Dabernig in the $150,000 Gr3 Frances Tressady Stakes (1400m) for mares 4YO+, over 5YO mares Whistle Baby (Magnus-Guild, by Testa Rossa) & Choose (Starcraft-Choices Are, by Redoute's Choice). A homebred for Shadwell Stud, Wawail is the first foal to race from Gr2 Edward Manifold Stakes winner El Daana. The win took her record to 6 wins (including the Gr2 Kewney Stakes) & 4 placings (including the Gr3 Cape Grim Beef Steaks Series Final & Gr3 Hong Kong Jockey Club Stakes) from 14 starts for $477,050 earnings.