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Cosmic Storm Wins Listed Starstruck Classic
At Ascot in Perth, West Australia, Darley's 2006 Champion 2YO Colt & 2007 Gr1 Kentucky Derby-winning shuttler Street Sense (Street Cry-Bedazzle, by Dixieland Band) added a black-type success when 5YO mare Cosmic Storm (Street Sense-Stormy Nova, by Metal Storm) scored by 0.35 length for trainers Grant & Alana Williams in the $100,000 Listed Starstruck Classic (1600m) for 3YO+ fillies & mares, over 5YO mare and stable-mate Silverstream (Al Maher-Speedy Bell, by Brocco) & 5YO mare Antique Dream (Redoute's Choice-Antique, by Metal Storm). Cosmic Storm improved her record to 6 wins (including the Listed Jungle Mist Classic & Listed Belmont Oaks) and 5 placings (including the Gr3 WATC La Trice Classic) from 13 starts for $368,300 earnings. A homebred for prominent WA owners and breeders Bob & Sandra Peters, Cosmic Storm is out of the talented Metal Storm mare Stormy Nova, winner of the Gr3 WATC Champion Fillies Stakes and Gr3 Lee Steere Classic.