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Harper's Choice Wins Listed Winter Cup

Monday, 2nd July 2018

 Mrgn.Runners
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J: B Avdulla
T: G A Ryan
W: 53.5 kgs
S: Street Cry
D: Oxigenada
0.5L
J: J Ford
T: Joseph Pride
W: 61 kgs
S: Power Of Destiny
D: A Fairy's Kiss
3.0L
J: C W Brown
T: C J Waller
W: 53 kgs
S: Iffraaj
D: Roshanak
5.9L
J: Jean Van Overmeire
T: K A Lees
W: 53 kgs
S: Dansili
D: Luna Wells

At Rosehill Gardens in Sydney, Darley's deceased shuttler & Gr1 Dubai World Cup winner Street Cry (Machiavellian-Helen Street, by Troy) added a stakes race success when 4YO Australian-bred gelding Harper's Choice (Street Cry-Oxigenada, by Ibero) led throughout for a narrow front-running win in the $125,000 Listed Winter Cup (2400m) for 3YO+, defeating Destiny's Kiss & Araaja. This was an overdue stakes win for the talented Harper's Choice, who had finished runner-up in last year's Group 1 Australian Derby. A homebred for Bennelong Bloodstock, Harper's Choice, who is out of gr1-einning Argentinian mare Oxigenada, improved his record to 3 wins and 8 placings (including the Australian Derby) from 21 starts for $623,400 in earnings.

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