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Formality Wins Gr3 Chairman's Stakes
At Caulfield in Melbourne, Coolmore's former Gr1-winning Champion Australian Sire Fastnet Rock (Danehill-Piccadilly Circus, by Royal Academy) celebrated a group success when undefeated juvenile filly Formality (Fastnet Rock-Jolie's Shinju, by Jolie's Halo) scored by 1.5-length for trainer David and Ben Hayes & Tom Dabernig in the $150,000 Gr3 Chairman's Stakes (1000m) for 2YOs, over fellow 2YO fillies Time Awaits (Nicconi-Bon Ton, by Danzero) and Spoils (Snitzel-Fortune Of War, by General Nediym). Formality, a $120,000 yearling at the 2016 Inglis Easter Sale, took her record to 2 wins from 2 starts for $103,400 earnings.