Legendary stallion Bettor’s Delight continued his domination on both sides of the Tasman this week past with three Group 1 winners added to his CV. At Auckland his juvenile daughter Amazing Dream was a winner of the Caduceus Club fillies classic. In the $100,000 feature, she prevailed in a tight finish. On the same card Spankem became harness racings latest millionaire when he led all the way in the ‘Downbytheseaside’ Taylor mile. The son of Bettor’s Delight looks ahead now to the Messenger Stakes.
At Melton, ace filly Belle Of Montana was an impressive winner of the $150,000 Victorian Oaks. In a strong staying test, in the Group 1 feature, Belle Of Montana roared away to defeat her rivals, she now has over $250,000 in career earnings. Congratulations to all these Group 1 winners!
American Ideal’s daughter Pelosi dismantled her opposition in her Australian Pacing Gold heat at Albion Park. She careered away to win by 23 metres in a staggering 1.53.3, this is now a record for 2yo fillies at Albion Park. Other good winners for American Ideal included Balcatherine who was an impressive WA Oaks prelude winner, The Ideal Dancer won at Bankstown, Ideal Charm at Narrogin, Southern Rain at Invercargill and Nearis Green at Timaru.
Sweet Lou’s son Virgil was rewarded for his consistent form when he won the Group 2 Diamond Creek classic at Invercargill. With seasonal earnings of over $60,000 the Woodlands bred and raised juvenile has plied his trade with little fuss in both the south and north islands of the ‘shaky isles’!
On Monday May 6th, Woodlands Stud has consigned over 55 lots at the All Age Sale at Karaka, to be conducted by New Zealand Bloodstock. Go to our www. Woodlandsstud.co.nz to view our draft. This is a pin hookers dream!