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Thurlow Wins Listed Santa's Magical Kingdom Stakes
At Sandown in Melbourne, Australia's Champion 2YO Colt of 2007-2008 and Widden Stud sire Sebring (More Than Ready-Purespeed, by Flying Spur) added a black-type success when 2YO filly Thurlow (Sebring-Princess Emmy, by King's Chapel) scored by 0.1-length for trainer Robert Smerdon in the $120,000 Listed Santa's Magical Kingdom Stakes (1000m) for 2YOs, over fellow 2YO filly Miss Gidget (Gonski-I'm Posh, by Happy Giggle) & 2YO colt Mesa (Lonhro-Belcentra, by Bel Esprit). This was the first stakes success for the Qatar Bloodstock-owned Thurlow who took her record to 1 wins and 1 placing (the Gr3 VRC Emirates Airline Plate) from 2 starts for $99,500 earnings. Thurlow was purchased for $150,000 by David Redvers at the 2014 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale from the draft of Widden Stud.