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So You Think Wins Gr1 Yalumba Stakes

Monday, 11th October 2010

Dual Derby-winning Coolmore shuttler & 6-time Gr1 victor High Chaparral (Sadler's Wells-Kasora, by Darshaan) added a Gr1 triumph when favoured 4YO entire So You Think (High Chaparral-Triassic, by Tights) notched his 2nd successive Gr1 triumph & 3rd successive group victory since returning from a 42-weeks spell with a commanding 3.25-lengths win in the $400,000 weight-for-age Gr1 Yalumba Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield. So You Think (ridden by Steven Arnold for trainer Bart Cummings) defeated fast-finishing 6YO gelding Alcopop (Jeune-Iota Of Luck, by Blevic) & 5YO gelding Whobegotyou (Street Cry-Temple Of Peace, by Carnegie). So You Think (a NZ$110,000 yearling consigned from Windsor Park at the 2008 NZB Premier Sale at Karaka) now has 6 wins (also including last start's Gr1 Underwood Stakes over 1800m at Caulfield & August's Gr2 Memsie Stakes over 1400m at Caulfield, plus 2009's Gr1 Cox Plate over 2040m at Moonee Valley & Gr3 Gloaming Stakes over 1800m at Rosehill) & 2 runners-up (in 2009's Gr1 Emirates Stakes over 1600m at Flemington & Listed Ming Dynasty Quality Handicap over 1400m at Randwick) from 9 starts for $2,831,850 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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