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Shinko Forest Adds French Gr2

Monday, 5th June 2006

And former Glenlogan Park shuttler Shinko Forest (Green Desert-Park Express, by Ahonoora) also added a French group success overnight when 5YO entire Moss Vale (Shinko Forest-Wolf Cleugh, by Last Tycoon) won the €130,000 (A$208,000) Gr2 Prix Du Gros-Chene (1000m) by 2-lengths at Chantilly. Moss Vale ridden by Kieren Fallon for trainer David Nicholls) defeated Benbaun (Stravinsky-Escape To Victory, by Salse) & Tax Free (Tagula-Grandel, by Owington). Last september Irish-bred Moss Vale won the Listed Starlit Stakes (6 furlongs) at Goodwood in the UK & was then sold next month (as a triple Listed winner & 6-time-placed in Gr2 & Gr3 events) to Irish bloodstock agent Bobby O'Ryan for 260,000 guineas (A$676,000) at the Tattersalls October Sale; overall Moss Vale now has 7 wins (also including Ireland's Gr3 Greenlands Stakes over 6 furlongs at The Curragh a week ago) from 27 starts.

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