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Navy Shaker Wins City Of Marion Stakes
The 5YO gelding Navy Shaker (Polish Navy-Repeat Me Not, by Curravilla) prevailed in a 3-way photo-finish to the $50,000 Listed City Of Marion Stakes (1200m) at Morphettville. Navy Shaker (ridden by Kayle Stra for trainer G.Richards) won by a short-halfhead & a nose from fellow 5YO geldings Royal Ida (Star Pyramul-Star Of Ida, by Paint The Stars) & Mt Billy (Blevic-Sovereign Wonder, by Sovereign Red). Navy Shaker (passed-in for $22,500 as a yearling at the 2002 Magic Millions Adelaide Sale) now has 6 wins (his last 3 in succession) & 7 placings in 30 starts for $174,070 prize-money.