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Brockman's Lass Wins Lee Stakes
Coolmore sire Encosta de Lago (Fairy King-Shoal Creek, by Star Way) added a group success when 4YO mare Brockman's Lass (Encosta De Lago-Deal Me Out, by Final Card) scored a 1.25-lengths victory in yesterday's $160,000 Gr3 R.A.Lee Stakes (1600m) at Morphettville. Brockman's Lass (ridden by Zac Purton for trainer Lee Freedman) defeated fellow 4YO mare Red For Lou (Testa Rossa-Luxapal, by Kenny's Best Pal) & 4YO gelding Lord Of The Dance (Ashkalani-Carinosa, by Kenmare). Brockman's Lass (a $75,000 yearling at the 2004 Magic Millions Perth Premier Sale) now has 7 wins (including 2006's Listed Port Adelaide Guineas, plus 2005's Listed John West Stakes & Listed Mornmoot Stud Stakes) & 7 placings (including both March's Gr3 Matron Stakes over 1600m & Gr3 Schweppervescence Trophy over 1400m, plus February's Gr2 Sunline Stakes over 1600m as well as 2006's Gr2 Stocks Stakes) from 22 starts for $539,725 earnings. Brockman's Lass is catalogued for auction at the Magic Millions National Broodmare Sale.