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Snitzepeg Wins Listed Antler Luggage Stakes

Monday, 9th October 2017

 Mrgn.Runners
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J: D Yendall
T: D K Weir
W: 56 kgs
S: Snitzel
D: Pegasus Queen
0.8L
J: B Melham
T: Mitchell Freedman
W: 56 kgs
S: Congrats
D: Pas De Deux
1.6L
J: Ms L J Meech
T: P Morgan
W: 58 kgs
S: Nicconi
D: On Credit
2.0L
J: L Currie
T: Aaron Purcell
W: 56 kgs
S: O'Reilly
D: Honolulu

At Flemington in Melbourne, Arrowfield Stud's incumbent Champion Australian Sire Snitzel (Redoute's Choice-Snippets' Lass, by Snippets) added a black-type success when 3YO bay colt Snitzepeg (Snitzel-Pegasus Queen, by Fusaichi Pegasus) claimed his maiden stakes win in the $120,000 Listed Antler Luggage Stakes (1400m) for 3YOs, defeating boom colt Bravo Tango & Sircconi. Snitzepeg, who is a half-brother to Gr3 ATC Ming Dynasty Handicap winner Metallic Crown, was a $260,000 purchase by John Foote and his trainer Darren Weir at the 2016 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale from the draft of Three Bridges Thoroughbreds. He improved his record to 2 wins and 2 placings from 9 starts for $125,530 in earnings.

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