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Spirit Of Tara Wins Tattersall's Mile
The 4YO entire Spirit Of Tara (Song Of Tara-Gagoosh, by Marauding) snatched victory by a short-neck in the $100,000 Listed Tattersall's Mile (1600m) at Eagle Farm. Spirit Of Tara (ridden by Michael Cahill for trainer Gerald Ryan) defeated 6YO geldings Mitanni (Danewin-And A Hug, by Ivor Prince) & Silky Red Boxer (Casual Lies-Soleil Etoile, by Star Way). Spirit Of Tara (a bargain $700 purchase at the 2003 Inglis February Thoroughbred Sale) now has 5 wins (also including the Listed Festival Stakes over 1400m at Rosehill in December) & 11 placings (including the Gr3 Lord Mayors Cup over 1615m at Doomben on May 20 & Listed Sir Edward Williams Handicap over 1500m at Eagle Farm on June 3) from 36 starts for $408,100 prize-money.