Star trotter Maori Time created her own slice of history when she recorded her third victory in the Group 1 Bill Collins at Melton. The daughter of Pegasus Spur simply outstayed her rivals in the 1720 metre feature. With over $390,000 in career earnings, she now has recorded 23 career wins. Congratulations to her owner Fred Crews and trainer Brent Lilley.
Pegasus Spur sired other good winners in Caitlin’s Surprise at Auckland, Unico Pegasus at Menangle and Endsinparty made it back to back wins at Maryborough.
American Ideal continued his dominant North American season when he sired two New York Sires Stakes winners at Yonkers. Classy 3yo Funknwaffles easily won his $225,000 division, making it consecutive victories in the time-honoured feature. He now has over $811,000 in the locker. Sassy 2yo filly Alexis Faith recorded career win number six to captured her $225,000 division for trainer Cassie Coleman.
On the same Yonkers card, Bettor’s Delight’s son All Bets Off took his career earnings to over $2.8 million with victory in the $250,000 Dan Rooney Pace.
Other good winners for Bettor’s Delight included Bettor Trix at Addington, He Can Fly at Melton in 1,52.6 and Delightful Jade was a winner of the Group 3 ‘Piccadilly Princess’ at Menangle.