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Thyme For Roses Wins Gr3 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes
At Flemington in Melbourne, Arrowfield Stud's multiple Champion Australian Sire Redoute's Choice (Danehill-Shantha's Choice, by Canny Lad) added a Group success when 2YO filly Thyme For Roses (Redoute's Choice-Augusta Proud, by More Than Ready) scored by 2.75-lengths for trainer Gai Waterhouse in the $150,000 Gr3 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes (1200m) for 2YO fillies, over fellow fillies Emphatically (Not a Single Doubt-Skidoodle, by Encosta de Lago) & Soviet Secret (Eavesdropper-Russian Babe, by Singspiel). This was the first stakes victory for Thyme For Roses who advanced her record to 2 wins from 4 starts for $127,525 earnings. From the Magic Millions 2YO Classic winner Augusta Proud, Thyme For Roses was purchased for $450,000 by Gai Waterhouse Racing at the 2015 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale from the draft of Broadwater Thoroughbreds.