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Ellawisdom Wins Listed Bright Shadow Handicap
At Eagle Farm in Queensland, former Craiglea Stud stallion Top Echelon (Umatilla-Advisory, by Kingston Rule) added a black-type success when 4YO mare Ellawisdom (Top Echelon-Zartacus, by Spartacus) scored by 1.5-lengths for trainer Trevor Thomas in the $100,000 Listed Bright Shadow Handicap (1200m) for 3YO+ f&m, over fellow 4YO mares Avaladyluck (Bradbury's Luck-Northshore Lady, by Mossman) & Saturn Rock (Fastnet Rock-Satin Robes, by Ne Coupez Pas). Ellawisdom recorded her maiden stakes victory at huge odds of 65-1 to take her record to 6 wins and 5 placings from 27 starts for $151,100 earnings.