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Charlie Boy Wins Gr3 BRC Sprint
At Doomben in Brisbane, Vinery's Gr1-winning shuttler Myboycharlie (Danetime-Dulceata, by Rousillon) added a Group success when 4YO gelding Charlie Boy (Myboycharlie-Maritime, by Falbrav) scored by 0.5-length for trainers Peter & Paul Snowden in the $125,000 Gr3 BRC Sprint (1350m) for 3YO+, over 4YO entire Rock Sturdy (Fastnet Rock-Tzu Hsi, by Quest for Fame) & fellow 4YO gelding Nite Rocker (More Than Ready-Confer, by Danehill). Charlie Boy took his record to 3 wins (including the Gr2 Danehill Stakes) and 3 placings (including the Gr2 Silver Slipper Stakes & Gr2 Premiere Stakes) from 16 starts for $468,775 earnings. Charlie Boy, who is a grandson of Gr1 Flight Stakes winner Pontal Lass, was purchased by Triple Crown Syndications for $80,000 at the 2012 Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling Sale from the draft of Newhaven Park.