American Ideal continues to generate top flight performers and the latest addition to his CV is classy USA pacer American Mercury. The 3yo drew passed $500,000 in career earnings with victory in the Messenger Stake at Yonkers raceway. Pacing 1.51.3, American Mercury recorded career win number nine in the $500,000 triple crown feature.
Closer to home, late season 2yo Tingiringi produced a stunning debut when she paced 1.53.9 to score at Menangle, her future looks very bright. Other good winners for American Ideal included, Infatuation at Pinjarra, Sly Dream at Leeton and at Gloucester Park he finished the Australian racing season in style with Twilight Saga and Son Of A Tiger greeting the judge.
No shortage of winner for Bettor’s Delight with a treble at Gloucester Park, amongst the winners were Pocket The Cash, Our Corelli and Bettor Be Oscar, at Menangle, Lord Zin Zan won twice in five days and Friends was a Mildura winner.
Sweet Lou was seen to advantage in New Zealand, with impressive debut winner Chevron Flies at Forbury Park and his son Fortify is now the fastest 2yo in the USA, following his Kentucky sires’ stakes victory at the Red Mile in 1.50.3! Did you know Sweet Lou’s debut 2yo Australian crop averaged close to $33,000, he was the leading 2yo sire on dollar average in Australia. What a debut from the ‘great white blaze’!