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1st Win For $1.2m 3/4-Brother To Makybe Diva
Valuable 3YO colt Shadowofexcellence (Redoute's Choice-Tugela, by Riverman) recorded his 1st win with victory over 1850m at Newcastle for trainers Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes. Shadowofexcellence (a 3/4-brother to dual Australian Horse-Of-The-Year & triple Gr1 Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva, as well as a full-brother to Gr2-winner Musket) was a $1.2 million yearling purchase by Patinack Farm at the 2009 Inglis Easter Sale in Sydney.