At Ascot racecourse in Perth, Western Australia, Yarradale Stud shuttler War Chant (War Chant (Danzig-Hollywood Wildcat, by Kris S) added a black-type success when 3YO Australian-bred gelding War Room (War Chant-Impressing Matters, by Viscount) fought on tenaciously to score a brave front-running win in the $100,000 Listed Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic (1400m) for 3YOs, defeating Gaulois & Reykjavik. War Room, who is out of the Listed WATC Burgess Queen Stakes winner Impressing Matters, extended his unbeaten record to 3 wins from 3 starts for $95,800 in earnings.
At Ascot racecourse in Perth, Western Australia, Emirates Park Stud's & Aquis Farm's Gr1 Australian Guineas winning stallion Al Maher (Danehill-Show Dancing, by Don't Say Halo) added a black-type success when 3YO bay colt Money Maher (Al Maher-Treasury Notes, by Special Bond) claimed his maiden stakes victory when scoring a barnstorming win in the $100,000 Listed Fairetha Stakes (1400m) for 3YOs colts & geldings, defeating Achernar Star & Reykjavik. A $58,000 purchase at the 2016 Inglis Premier Yearling Sale from the draft of Bucklee farm, Money Maher improved his record to 3 wins and 3 placings (including the Gr3 WATC Sires Produce Stakes) from 9 starts for $136,800 in earnings.
At Ascot racecourse in Perth, Western Australia, 2YO colt Wacked Out (So Secret-Real Hi, by Real Jester) opened his stakes account at second time of asking when scoring by 0.75 length for trainer Neville Parnham in the $150,000 Listed Perth Stakes (1100m) for 2YO colts & geldings, over 2YO gelding Riasc (Rogano-Irish Hut, by Quest for Fame) & fellow 2YO colt Reykjavik (Artie Schiller-Gibraltar Storm, by Rock of Gibraltar). Wacked Out, who was a $42,500 purchase by Neville Parnham Racing at the 2016 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale from the draft of Rangeview Stud, improved his record to 1 win from 2 starts for $91,000 earnings.