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Benzini Wins Gr2 Brisbane Cup

Tuesday, 14th June 2016

At Eagle Farm in Brisbane, former Coolmore shuttler Tale Of The Cat (Storm Cat-Yarn, by Mr Prospector) added a group success when 6YO gelding Benzini (Tale of the Cat-Paris Perfume, by Kurofune) scored by 0.3-length for trainers Adrian & Harry Bull in the $300,000 Gr2 Brisbane Cup (2400m), over fellow 6YO gelding Sir John Hawkweed (Sir Percy-Athene, by Rousillon) & 7YO gelding Junoob (Haafhd-Faydah, by Bahri). Benzini took his record to 5 wins (also including the Listed Kaimai Stakes) & 4 placings (including the Gr1 Livamol Classic, Gr3 Premier's Cup, Gr3 Canterbury Gold Cup & Gr3 New Zealand Cup) from 11 starts for $461,171 earnings. He was a $25,000 yearling at the 2011 Magic Millions National Sale.

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