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Freshman 3: 2nd Aust Winner For Orientate
Former Arrowfield Stud shuttler Orientate (Mt Livermore-Dream Team, by Cox's Ridge) recorded his 2nd Australian winner when 2YO colt Orienteer (Orientate-Ishkala, by Zabeel) scored by a head over 1100m at Sale in Victoria yesterday for trainer Lee Freedman. Orienteer was passed-in twice as a yearling: for $35,000 at the Inglis Premier Yearling Sale & for $57,500 at the Magic Millions National Yearling Sale. He was eventually sold for $100,000 at the 2006 Magic Millions Horses-In-Training Sale. Orientate's 1st Australian winner was 2YO filly Sashenka (Orientate-Royal Solitaire, by Brocco) who scored on debut at the Gold Coast & followed-up a week later with a metropolitan victory over 1110m at Doomben in Brisbane; she was a $100,000 yearling at the 2006 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale.