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Lope De Capio Wins Listed Durbridge Stakes

Monday, 16th October 2017

 Mrgn.Runners
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J: J Bowditch
T: W F Francis & G Kent
W: 58.5 kgs
S: Lope De Vega
D: Dance Of The Ocean
2.0L
J: J Holder
T: L A Creek
W: 58.5 kgs
S: Any Given Saturday
D: Casino Nights
2.1L
J: Jamie Kah
T: R W Huxtable
W: 58.5 kgs
S: Good Journey
D: Lady Aspen
5.8L
J: Ms C Lindop
T: L Macdonald & A Gluyas
W: 58.5 kgs
S: New Approach
D: Queen's Kiss

At Morphettville racecourse in Adelaide, French 2000 Guineas & French Derby-winning shuttler Lope De Vega (Shamardal-Lady Vettori, by Vettori) added a black-type success when 5YO bay gelding Lope De Capio (Lope de Vega-Dance of the Ocean, by Danzero) made it two stakes wins in succession when landing the $100,000 Listed Durbridge Stakes (1200m) for 3YO+, defeating Casino Wizard & Lord Aspen. Lope De Capio, who was an $8,000 purchase at the 2014 Magic Millions Adelaide Yearling Sale, improved his record to 7 wins (including the Listed WH Wylie Handicap) and 6 placings (including the Listed SAJC Christmas Handicap) from 23 starts for $298,930 in earnings.

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