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International 2YO Double For Fantastic Light

Friday, 27th July 2007

European 2001 Horse-Of-The-Year & 6-time Gr1-winning Darley shuttler Fantastic Light (Rahy-Jood, by Nijinsky) notched an international 2YO double when gelded son Headlight (Fantastic Light-Puddinhead, by Affirmed) scored on debut over 1000m at Eagle Farm in Brisbane for trainer Liam Birchely (his sire's 28th Australian winner for the season: 4th on the 2nd Season Sires list by individual winners) & later the same day filly Flight Queen (Fantastic Light-Flittery, by Danehill) scored over 1300m at Scotsville in South Africa for trainer Dennis Drier. Headlight (whose dam Puddinhead is a half-sister to US Gr1-winner Imaginary Lady) was a $26,000 yearling consigned by Rothwell Park at the 2006 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale and Australian-bred Flight Queen (whose dam Flittery is a daughter of dual Gr1-winning racemare Flitter) was a $72,500 yearling consigned by Corumbene Stud at the same 2006 Magic Millions Goid Coast Sale.

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