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Miss Temple City Wins Gr1 Matriarch Stakes
At Del Mar in the US, 4YO mare Miss Temple City (Temple City-Glittering Tax, by Artax) made it three wins at the highest level when holding off a late challnge to score by a nose for trainer Graham Motion in the US$300,000 Gr1 Matriarch Stakes (1600m) for 3YO+ fillies & mares, over fellow 4YO mare Roca Rojo (Strategic Prince-Lucy Diamonds, by Orpen) & 3YO filly Stays In Vegas (City Zip-Double Jackpot, by Broken Vow). Miss Temple City, whom trainer Graham Motion has previously described as the best filly he's ever trained, improved her record to 6 wins (including the Gr1 Shadwell Turf Mile & Gr1 Maker's 46 Mile Stakes) and 5 placings from 16 starts for US$1,453,038 in earnings.