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Sirmione Wins Aust Post Stakes

Monday, 26th June 2006

Coolmore stallion Encosta de Lago (Fairy King-Shoal Creek, by Star Way) added a juvenile black-type success when the colt Sirmione (Encosta de Lago-World Guide, by Defensive Play) scored a short-halfhead victory in the $100,000 Listed Australia Post Stakes (1400m) for 2YOs at Eagle Farm. Sirmione (ridden by Brad Pengelly for trainer Bart Cummings) defeated filly Pirate Queen (Marauding-Tender Poison, by Palace Music) & fellow colt Cole Trickle (Waterford Road-Grand Shower, by Grand Rocky). Sirmione (a $300,000 yearling at the 2005 Magic Millions Premier Sale at the Gold Coast) now has 1 win & 1 placing from 4 starts for $73,500 prize-money.

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