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Illustrious Lad Wins Listed AR Creswick Series Final
At Flemington in Melbourne, Yarraman Park's Gr3-winning stallion I Am Invincible (Invincible Spirit-Cannarelle, by Canny Lad) added a black-type success when 3YO gelding Illustrious Lad (I Am Invincible-Industrious, by Zeditave) scored by 0.1-length for trainer Darryl Blackshaw in the $120,000 Listed AR Creswick Series Final (1200m) for 3YOs, over fellow 3YO geldings Sang Choi Bao (Bel Esprit-Flowerdrum, by Mister Baileys) & Rough Justice (Wanted-Hard Rider, by Maroof). This was the first stakes victory for Illustrious Lad who took his record to 4 wins and 1 placing from 14 starts for $149,550 earnings. Illustrious Lad was purchased by Anthony Panozzo for $40,000 at the 2013 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale from the draft of Yarraman Park Stud.