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Snitzepeg Wins Listed Gothic Stakes

Monday, 23rd October 2017

 Mrgn.Runners
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J: Craig Williams
T: D K Weir
W: 57.5 kgs
S: Snitzel
D: Pegasus Queen
0.5L
J: J Noonan
T: M G Price
W: 55 kgs
S: Hard Spun
D: Fanza
1.0L
J: J Bowman
T: T Busuttin & N Young
W: 55 kgs
S: Fastnet Rock
D: Te Akau Rose
1.8L
J: L Nolen
T: P Stokes
W: 55 kgs
S: All Too Hard
D: Miss Rangoon

At Caulfield racecourse 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) made it consecutive stakes victories when scoring a tough on-pace win in the $120,000 Listed Gothic Stakes (1400m) for 3YO colts & geldings, defeating Lord Sundowner & Wassergeist. 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 3 wins (including the Listed Antler Luggage Stakes) and 2 placings from 10 starts for $204,850 in earnings.

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