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Angola Wins Listed Detonator Stakes
At Ascot in West Australia, deceased former Heytesbury Stud and Alwyn Park sire and Victoria Derby winner Helenus (Helissio-Worldwide Elsie, by Java Gold) added a black-type success when 7YO gelding Angola (Helenus-Nyasa, by Don't Say Halo) scored by 0.75-length for trainer Justin Warwick in the $100,000 Listed Detonator Stakes (1800m) for 3YO+, over 9YO gelding Silver Plated (Brocco-Lyric Grove, by Grosvenor) & 6YO gelding Cougar Nights (Trade Fair-Mahawangsa, by Bletchley Park). This was the first stakes victory for Angola who took her record to 5 wins and 7 placings from 28 starts for $340,080 earnings.