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Artic Wolf Wins Gr3 Phoenix Park 2YO Classic
At Pukekura in New Zealand, Cambridge Stud stallion Keeper (Danehill-Nuwirah, by Pleasant Colony) added a group success when 2YO gelding Artic Wolf (Keeper-Pyrate Princess, by Pyrus) scored by a nose for trainer Leo Molloy in the NZ$75,000 Gr3 Phoenix Park 2YO Classic (1200m) for 2YOs, over 2YO filly Duey (Guillotine-Du Maurier, by Golan) & fellow 2YO gelding Magic Moment (Don Eduardo-Magic Tryst, by Magic Ring). This was the first stakes victory for Artic Wolf who took his record to 1 win and 1 placing from 4 starts for NZ$46,100 earnings. Artic Wolf was passed in for NZ$42,500 at the 2013 NZB Select Yearling Sale from the draft of Classic Horses Ltd.