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Funtantes Wins Champagne Classic

Monday, 18th May 2009

Wattle Brae Stud sire Easy Rocking (Barathea-Twiglet, by Twig Moss) added a juvenile group success (& 4th individual stakes-winner) when daughter Funtantes (Easy Rocking-Cantantes, by Just Awesome) scored a front-running 1.5-lengths victory against the males in the $150,000 Gr2 Darley Champagne Classic (1200m) for 2YOs at Doomben. Funtantes (ridden by Larry Cassidy for trainer Robert Heathcote) defeated favoured fellow filly Trim (Lonhro-Firm, by Night Shift) & another filly Impulsive Dream (Encosta De Lago-Fayfa, by Slip Anchor). Funtantes now has 4 wins & 2 placings from 6 starts for $239,800 earnings. (Click on the link for full race details from Group Race Results at AAP Racing.)

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