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Danchai Wins Listed Ipswich Cup
At Ipswich in Queensland, triple Gr1-winning former English Derby winner & Darley shuttler Authorized (Montjeu-Funsie, by Saumarez) added a black-type success when 6YO UK-bred gelding Danchai (Authorized-Scarlet Empire, by Red Ransom) scored by 0.2-length for trainer Chris Waller in the $175,000 Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m) for 3YO+, over 7YO gelding Banca Mo (Tough Speed-I Gotcha Babe, by Mukddaam) & 6YO gelding Darci Be Good (Darci Brahma-You Can't Say That, by Fusaichi Pegasus). This was the first stakes victory for Danchai who took his record to 3 wins and 7 placings (including the Gr3 ATC Japan Racing Association Plate) from 23 starts for $380,840 earnings.