At Belmont racecourse in Perth, Western Australia, former Gr1 Blue Diamond Stakes winning stallion Knowledge (Last Tycoon-New Acquaintance, by Kings Island) added a black-type success when 5YO bay gelding It's It (Knowledge-Tiffany Island, by Island Morn) caused a minor upset when winning the $100,000 Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m) for 3YO+, defeating First Among Equals & Lockroy. It's It improved his record to 8 wins and 12 placings from 31 starts for $323,315 in earnings.
At Flemington, Emirates Park's dual-Gr2-winning young stallion Mutawaajid (Redoute's Choice-Elated Lady, by Vain) sired his first stakes winner when 2YO gelding Boomwaa (Mutawaajid-Boom Boom Baby, by True Hero) scored by 3-lengths for trainer Robbie Laing in the $150,000 Gr3 Maribyrnong Plate (1000m) for 2YOs, over 2YO colt Lockroy (More Than Ready-Polar Success, by Success Express) & fellow 2YO gelding Silent Whisper (I Am Invincible-In a Whisper, by Real Quiet). This was Boomwaa's first stakes victory and took his record to a win & a placing (the Listed Maribyrnong Trial Stakes) from 3 starts for $113,550 earnings. Boomwaa, a half-brother to the Gr2-placed Boom Time Savings, was purchased by Laing at the 2013 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale in Sydney for $43,000 from the draft of Emirates Park.