2017

Trap For Fools Wins Listed GA Towton Cup

Monday, 11th December 2017

At Ascot racecourse in Perth, Western Australia, Darley's Gr1-winning shuttler Poet's Voice (Dubawi-Bright Tiara, by Chief's Crown) added a black-type success when 4YO Australian-bred gelding Trap For Fools (Poet's Voice-Old Money, by Old Spice) overcame a wide barrier to bound clear for a dominant front-running win in the $100,000 Listed GA Towton Cup (2200m) for 3YO+, defeating Angola & Falcon Crest. Trap For Fools continued his rise through the WA staying ranks with this impressive win to advance his record to 9 wins (including the Listed Tattersall's Cup) and 5 placings from 20 starts for $280,280 in earnings. Trap For Fools is out of the former good staying filly Old Money, winner of the Gr1 West Australian Derby & Gr2 West Australian Oaks.

Trap For Fools Wins Listed Tattersall's Cup

Monday, 27th November 2017

At Ascot in Perth, Western Australia, Darley's Gr1-winning shuttler Poet's Voice (Dubawi-Bright Tiara, by Chief's Crown) added a black-type success when 4YO Australian-bred gelding Trap For Fools (Poet's Voice-Old Money, by Old Spice) continued his rise through the WA staying ranks with a strong front-running win in the $100,000 Listed Tattersall's Cup (2100m) for 3YO+, defeating Falcon Crest & Ihtsahymn. This was the first stakes victory for the progressive Trap For Fools who improved his record to 8 wins and 5 placings from 19 starts for $220,280 in earnings. Trap For Fools is out of the former good staying filly Old Money, winner of the Gr1 West Australian Derby & Gr2 West Australian Oaks.

Material Man Wins Listed Northam Cup

Monday, 30th October 2017

At Northam in West Australia, Yarradale Stud’s Gr2-winning and Gr1-placed stallion Vital Equine (Danetime-Bayalika, by Selkirk) added a black-type success when 6YO chestnut gelding Material Man (Vital Equine-Del Lirio, by Hussonet) surged home along the fence to score a first-up win in the $125,000 Listed Northam Cup (1600m) for 3YO+, defeating Falcon Crest & Great Shot. In claiming the third stakes victory of his career, Material Man advanced his already impressive record to 10 wins (including the Listed Bunbury Cup & Listed Prince of Wales Hotel Cup) and 3 placings from 15 starts for $413,975 in earnings.

Pounamu Wins Listed Detonator Stakes

Monday, 27th February 2017

At Ascot racecourse in Perth, West Australia, triple Gr1-winning former English Derby victor & Darley shuttler Authorized (Montjeu-Funsie, by Saumarez) added a black-type success when 5YO grey gelding Pounamu (Authorized-Tangiwai, by Street Cry) scored by 1.5 lengths for trainer Alan Mathews in the $100,000 Listed Detonator Stakes (1800m) for 3YO+, over fellow 5YO geldings Tonto (Onemorenomore-Grier Garsonne, by Arena) & Falcon Crest (Musket-La Lollobrigida, by Dauberval). Pounamu, who was placed at Gr3 level in the Gloaming Stakes & Spring Stakes as a 3YO, finally opened his stakes account to improve his record to 7 wins and 12 placings (including the Gr3 Gloaming Stakes & Gr3 Spring Stakes) from 30 starts for $383,730 earnings.

2016

Cougar Express Wins Listed Kalgoorlie Cup

Monday, 26th September 2016

At Kalgoorlie in West Australia, Mungrup Stud-based stakes-winning & Gr1-placed stallion Danehill Express (Danehill-Savana City, by New Regent) added a black-type success when 6YO gelding Cougar Express (Danehill Express-Classic Enigma, by Bletchley Park) scored by 1 length for trainer Lindsey Smith in the $130,000 Listed Kalgoorlie Cup (2300m) for 3YO+, over 5YO gelding Falcon Crest (Musket-La Lollobrigida, by Dauberval ) & fellow 6YO gelding Kronfeld (Murtajill-Russian Belle, by Stravinsky). Cougar Express improved his record to 7 wins (including the Listed Bunbury Cup) and 11 placings from 39 starts for $396,545 earnings.