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Clifton Red Wins Gr3 TBV Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes
At Flemington, Australia's Champion 2YO Colt of 2007-2008 and Widden Stud sire Sebring (More Than Ready-Purespeed, by Flying Spur) added a group success when 2YO filly Clifton Red (Sebring-Pretty Penny, by Encosta de Lago) scored by 0.4-length for trainer David Hayes in the $150,000 Gr3 TBV Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes (1200m) for 2YO fillies, over fellow 2YO fillies Ygritte (Snitzel-Deputy Lil, by French Deputy) & Thalia (Medaglia d'Oro-Melpomene, by Elusive Quality). Clifton Red commenced her career in perfect style taking her record to 1 win from 1 start for $91,500 earnings. From the Encosta de Lago mare Pretty Penny, Clifton Red is a half-sister to Gr2 Zipping Classic and Listed Bendigo Cup winner Sertorius (Galileo) and stakes-placed performers I Am Titanium (Flying Spur) and Fortune of War (General Nediym).