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Sir John Harkwood Wins Gr3 Sky High Stakes
At Rosehill Gardens in Sydney, 7YO Irish-bred gelding Sir John Harkwood (Sir Percy-Athene, by Rousillon) scored by 0.1-length for trainer David Vandyke in the $350,000 Gr3 Sky High Stakes (2000m) for 3YO+, over 7YO geldings Messene (Lonhro-Belle Giselle, by Redoute's Choice) & Who Shot Thebarman (Yamanin Vital-Ears Carol, by Carolingian). Raced by Paul Fudge's Waratah Thoroughbreds, Sir John Harkwood took his record to 7 wins (including the Listed Christmas Cup) and 3 placings from 23 starts for $520,503 earnings.