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It's On The Pocket Wins Listed Queensland Day Stakes

Thursday, 18th April 2013

At Doomben, regally-bred Gr3-winning stallion Mearas (Redoute's Choice-Eldarin, by Mara) sired his first stakes-winner when 3YO gelding It's on the Pocket (Mearas-Licata, by Canny Lad) scored by 0.4-length for trainer L.Gough in the $100,000 Listed Queensland Day 3YO Plate (1350m) for 3YOs, over 3YO gelding Carmora (Stromberg Carlson-Sovereign Road, by St Jude) & 3YO gelding Riddle Me This (Hussonet-Weaver of Words, by Danehill). It's on the Pocket took his record to 4 wins from 7 starts for $110,650 earnings.  Winner of the Gr3 Spring Stakes at Newcastle, Mearas had only one crop of 11 foals (currently 3YOs) before he died. Among his 11 foals is stakes-placed Regular (out of Sagre, by Clang). Mearas is from the family of Grand Armee, Dealer Principal and Absolute Champion.

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