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Souchez Wins Gr2 Pago Pago Stakes
At Rosehill Gardens in Sydney, former Australian Champion Sire & 11-time Gr1-winning Darley World Champion Miler Lonhro (Octagonal-Shadea, by Straight Strike) added a Group success when Godolphin's 2YO colt Souchez (Lonhro-Vimy, by Redoute's Choice) scored by 0.2-length for trainer John O'Shea in the $175,000 Gr2 Pago Pago Stakes (1200m) for 2YO c&g, over fellow 2YO colt Chimboraa (Congrats-Pas de Deux, by Sadler's Wells) & Mount Panorama (Sebring-Bashaayer, by High Yield). This was the first stakes victory for Souchez who took his record to 2 wins and 1 placing (the Gr2 ATC Skyline Stakes) from 3 starts for $193,250 earnings.