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Chestnuts N Pearls Wins Gr1 Golden Slipper
At Greyville racecourse in South Africa, 2YO filly Chestnuts N Pearls (Horse Chestnut-Pearl Hostess, by Elliodor) registered her maiden Gr1 success at her third career start when scoring by 1.5-lengths for trainer Dennis Drier in the R600,000 Gr1 Golden Slipper (1400m) for 2YO fillies, over Australian-bred filly Almashooqa (Bernardini-Joy of Flight, by Flying Spur) & fellow South African-bred filly Sapsan (Lateral-Shinkanzen, by Cordoba). Chestnuts N Pearls took her record to 2 wins from 3 starts for over R400,000 earnings.