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3 Wins & 2nd From 4 Red Dazzler 2YOs To Trial
Queensland-based Eureka Stud's Gr1-winning stallion Red Dazzler (Red Ransom-Vain Hill, by Danehill) had his initial 4 juveniles compete in 2YO trials this week & notched 3 wins & a runner-up: filly Scarlet Witch (Red Dazzler-Big Pretzel) won for trainer Michael Nolan at Toowoomba; colt Takonta (Red Dazzler-Bubbles Of Joy) won for trainer Julie Green at Rockhampton; fellow colt Weona Dazzler (Red Dazzler-Silver Lion) won for trainer Tom Bourke at Rockhampton; & gelding Daytime Dazzler (Red Dazzler-Matinee) finished 2nd for trainer Col Williamson in Brisbane. Their 1st-crop sire Red Dazzler notched 4 wins (including the Gr1 MRC Toorak Handicap, Gr2 MVRC Bill Stutt Stakes & Listed MRC Vain Stakes) & 5 runners-up (in the Gr1 AJC George Main Stakes, Gr1 MRC Futurity Stakes, Gr2 MRC JJ Liston Stakes, Gr3 MRC Bletchingly Stakes & Listed MRC Zeditave Stakes) from 19 starts (17 of them in black-type events) for earnings of $808,250. Red Dazzler stands for $13,750 at the McAlpine family's Eureka Stud.