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Minaj Wins Listed Crockett Stakes
At Moonee Valley, Gr3-winning & multiple Gr1-placed Darley stallion Commands (Danehill-Cotehele House, by My Swanee) added a black-type success when 3YO filly Minaj (Commands-Ms Seneca Rock, by Seneca Jones) scored by 0.2-length for trainer Anthony Freedman in the $120,000 Listed Crockett Stakes (1200m) for 3YO fillies, over fellow fillies Romancingthestone (Holy Roman Emperor-Rubilass, by Rubiton) & The Messina Nymph (Commands-Charybdis, by Royal Academy). This was Minaj's first stakes victory and took her record to 3 wins from 5 starts for $109,675 earnings.