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Floral Pegasus Half-Brother At Inglis Easter Sale
At the Inglis Easter Yearling Sale in Sydney, Widden Stud as agent will offer a half-brother (by Coolmore shuttler Royal Academy) to new Hong Kong star Floral Pegasus (a $500,000 yearling at the 2004 Inglis Easter Sale). Despite jumping from a wide barrier, last season's HK Champion Griffin Floral Pegasus (Fusaich Pegasus-Crown Crest, by Mill Reef) scored at his 1st attempt in Class 1 company at Sha Tin on Sunday night & now boasts 6 wins from 11 starts for over HK$3.6 million (A$600,000) prize-money. A month ago Floral Pegasus recorded a Class 2 victory over 1650m at Happy Valley in a new track record 1min 38.7sec; he is a half-brother to the weekend's 3rd-placed 3YO colt Evacuate (Giant's Causeway-Crown Crest, by Mill Reef) in Australia's Gr3 City Pacific Finance Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley. Floral Pegasus has been nominated for both the Gr1 HK Sprint & Gr1 HK Mile at the HK International meeting in December.