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Catapulted Wins Listed Doveton Stakes
At Caulfield, ill-fated Gr1 Golden Slipper-winning Yarraman Park sire Catbird (Danehill-Fitting, by Marscay) added a black-type success when 7YO gelding Catapulted (Catbird-Siren Miss, by Umatilla) scored by 3- lengths for trainer Mark Kavanagh in the $120,000 Listed Doveton Stakes (1000m) for 3YOs+, over 6YO geldings Undeniably (Fastnet Rock-Suggestive, by Al Hareb) & Hotham Heights (Danbird-Glacial Lily, by Mighty Avalanche). Catapulted (a $90,000 yearling consigned by Mill Park at the 2007 Magic Millions Adelaide Sale) now has 12 wins (also including 2012's Gr3 Standish Handicap over 1200m, 2011's Gr3 Rubiton Stakes over 1100m at Caulfield, plus 2010's Gr2 QTC Cup over 1300m at Eagle Farm, Gr3 evright.com Stakes over 1100m at Morphettville & Listed Henry Bucks Straight Six over 1200m at Flemington, in addition to 2009's Listed Marion Stakes over 1200m at Morphettville) & 7 placings (including 2011's Listed Durbridge Stakes over 1200m at Morphettville, plus 2010's Gr1 The Goodwood over 1200m at Morphettville, Gr2 Gilgai Stakes over 1200m at Flemington & Gr3 McEwen Stakes over 1000m at Moonee Valley) from 32 starts for $859,825 earnings.