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Magnifisio Wins Listed Northam Stakes
At Northam in Western Australia, Eliza Park's Gr1 Galaxy-winning stallion Magnus (Flying Spur-Scandinavia, by Snippets) added a black-type success when 6YO mare Magnifisio (Magnus-Efistio, by Key Business) scored by 1.5-lengths for trainer Vaughn Sigley in the $125,000 Listed Northam Stakes (1100m) for 3YO+, over 5YO geldings Dawn Approach (Statue of Liberty-Delicate Snip, by Snippets) & De Andes (De Troy-Antofagasta, by Euclase). Magnifisio, who was purchased for $80,000 by Alan Macalister at the 2011 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale from the draft of Rangeview Stud, took her record to 14 wins (including the 2014 Gr1 Winterbottom Stakes, Gr2 Lee Steere Stakes, Gr3 Roma Cup, Listed Northam Stakes, Listed RS Crawford Stakes, Listed Sheila Gwynne Classic & Listed Summer Scorcher) and 11 placings (including the Gr2 Lee Steere Stakes, Gr3 AJ Scahill Stakes – twice & Gr3 Prince Of Wales Stakes) from 32 starts for $1,517,200 earnings.