At Moonee Valley in Melbourne, Brighthill Farm's ill-fated shuttler and multiple Gr1 winner Azamour (Night Shift-Asmara, by Lear Fan) added a black-type success when 7YO Irish-bred gelding Double Bluff (Azamour-Damask Rose, by Dr Devious) finally opened his stakes account when outstaying his rivals in the $150,000 Listed Torney Night Cup (2500m) for 3YO+, defeating O'Lonera & Ormito. Double Bluff, who began his career in the UK, improved his record to 5 wins and 9 placings (including the Gr2 SAJC Adelaide Cup & Gr3 MRC Easter Cup) from 35 starts for $408,560 in earnings.
At Caulfield in Melbourne, former Coolmore shuttler and triple Gr1-winning champion European sire Galileo (Sadler's Wells-Urban Sea, by Miswaki) added a Group success when 6YO UK-bred gelding Observational (Galileo-Party, by Cadeaux Genereux) sustained a long sweeping run around the field to register his second stakes victory since arriving in Australia in the $150,000 Gr3 Easter Cup (2000m) for 3YO+, defeating Second Bullet and Double Bluff. Observational, who was a £200,000 at the 2012 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale, advanced his record to 4 wins (including the Listed Golden Mile & Listed Cocked Hat Stakes) and 3 placings (including the Gr3 MRC Easter Cup) from 19 starts for $426,431 earnings.
At Hamilton in the UK, triple Gr1-winning Darley shuttler Dubawi (Dubai Millennium-Zomaradah, by Deploy) added a black-type success when 3YO colt Postponed (Dubawi-Ever Rigg, by Dubai Destination) scored by 3.5-lengths for trainer Luca Cumani in the £40,000 Listed Glasgow Stakes (11 furlongs) for 3YO c&g, over fellow 3YO colts Double Bluff (Azamour-Damask Rose, by Dr Devious) & Impulsive Moment (Galileo-Luas Line, by Danehill). This was the first stakes victory for Postponed who took his record to 2 wins and 3 placings (including the Gr3 Tercentenary Stakes & Gr3 Craven Stakes) from 7 starts for £153,503 earnings.