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Gust Of Wind Wins Gr1 Australian Oaks

Monday, 13th April 2015

In an upset result at Royal Randwick in Sydney, New Zealand's The Oaks stallion Darci Brahma added a Gr1 success when his under-the-radar daughter Gust Of Wind (Darci Brahma-Starrystarrynight, by Sadler's Wells romped home by 2.5-lengths for trainer John Sargent in the $1 million Gr1 Australian Oaks (2400m) for 3YO fillies. Defeating favoured Winx (Street Cry-Vegas Showgirl, by Al Akbar) & Candelara (Real Saga-Jadana, by Jade Hunter), Gust Of Wind took her record to 3 wins from 5 placings for $716,900 earnings. The winner was a $90,000 yearling consigned by Wentwood Grange at the 2013 NZB National Sale.

Gust Of Wind

Gust Of Wind's easy Oaks victory (image: Steve Hart)
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