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Falino Wins Listed Bribie Handicap
At the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, former Coolmore shuttler & Gr1 Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus (Mr Prospector-Angel Fever, by Danzig) added a black-type success when 7YO gelding Falino (Fusaichi Pegasus-Danamala, by Danehill) scored by 0.3-length for trainer Darren Bell in the $100,000 Listed Bribie Handicap (1000m) for 3YO+, over 5YO gelding Seeking More (Sequalo-Coniston Lass, by Lake Coniston) & 5YO entire Office Bearer (Officer-Street 'em Sheila, by Street Cry). Falino took his record to 9 wins (including the Gr3 BTC Classic) and 4 placings from 37 starts for $431,250 earnings. Falino was purchased by his former trainer Jeff Caught for $14,000 at the 2010 Inglis Winter Thoroughbred Sale from the draft of Kia Ora Stud.