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Aust Jock Hugh Bowman Wins UK Old Newton Cup
In the UK, Australian jockey Hugh Bowman won a major feature when 7YO entire Halicarnassus (Cape Cross-Launch Time, by Relaunch) won the Old Newton Cup (12 furlongs) at Haydock Park at 14-1 for trainer Mick Channon. Irish-bred Halicarnassus took his record to 10 wins & 9 placings from 67 starts for £763,086 (A$1.168m) earnings. In the same race, last year’s South Australian Derby-winning 4YO mare Kidnapped (Viscount-Youthful Presence,Dehere) finished 15th of the 17 runners (ridden by William Buick for Godolphin trainer Saeed Bin Suroor).