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1st European Winner For Darley Freshman Sire Country Reel
In France overnight, 9YO Darley 1st-crop stallion Country Reel (Danzig-Country Belle, by Seattle Slew) recorded his 1st European winner when 2YO filly Miss Shanghai (Country Reel-Miss Breezy, by Sicyos) scored over 5.5 furlongs at Maisons-Laffitte for trainer Thierry Lamer, reported racingpost.com. Miss Shanghai was a €2,500 (A$4,700) foal at the Arqana December Sale. Her sire Country Reel (a 3/4-brother to former Widden Stud shuttler Anabaa) stands for Darley at Haras du Logis in France for €4,500 (A$8,400).