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War Room Wins Listed Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic

Monday, 11th December 2017

 Mrgn.Runners
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J: L Newman
T: D T McAuliffe
W: 55 kgs
S: War Chant
D: Impressing Matters
0.2L
J: B Avdulla
T: James Cummings
W: 57 kgs
S: Street Cry
D: Celts
2.2L
J: D Whyte
T: L Smith
W: 55 kgs
S: Artie Schiller
D: Gibraltar Storm
2.5L
J: W Pike
T: A G Durrant
W: 54 kgs
S: Showcasing
D: Satin Queen

At Ascot racecourse in Perth, Western Australia, Yarradale Stud shuttler War Chant (War Chant (Danzig-Hollywood Wildcat, by Kris S) added a black-type success when 3YO Australian-bred gelding War Room (War Chant-Impressing Matters, by Viscount) fought on tenaciously to score a brave front-running win in the $100,000 Listed Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic (1400m) for 3YOs, defeating Gaulois & Reykjavik. War Room, who is out of the Listed WATC Burgess Queen Stakes winner Impressing Matters, extended his unbeaten record to 3 wins from 3 starts for $95,800 in earnings.

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