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Sweet Redemption Wins Gr3 Festival Stakes
At Rosehill Gardens in Sydney, Arrowfield Stud's Gr1-winning high profile stallion Snitzel (Redoute's Choice-Snippets' Lass, by Snippets) added a Group success when 4YO mare Sweet Redemption (Snitzel-Redeeming Lass, by Red Ransom) scored by 0.2 length for trainers Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott in the $150,000 Gr3 Festival Stakes (1500m) for 3YO+, over fast-finishing 6YO gelding Hazzabeel (Zabeel-Miss Avalon, by Fantastic Light) & 7YO gelding Red Excitement (Excites-Red Obsession, by Red Ransom). Surprisingly, this was the first stakes victory for Sweet Redemption who improved her record to 5 wins and 8 placings (including the Gr3 Summoned Stakes, Gr3 Alexandra Stakes & Listed Tasmanian Oaks. Sweet Redemption, who is out of a unraced daughter of Gr1 Flight Stakes winner Danglissa, was purchased by Round Table Racing/James Harron Bloodstock for $120,000 at the 2014 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale from the draft of Bell View Park Stud.