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Destiny's Kiss Wins Listed Australia Day Cup

Friday, 27th January 2017

At Royal Randwick in Sydney, former Macquarie Stud Gr2 & Gr3-placed stallion Power Of Destiny (Danehill-Jeanetta Cochrane, by Sadler's Wells) added a black-type success when 8YO gelding Destiny's Kiss (Power Of Destiny-A Fairy's Kiss, by Stravinsky) scored by 0.8 length for trainer Joseph Pride in the $150,000 Listed Australia Day Cup (2400m) for 3YO+, over 6YO geldings Shalmaneser (Teofilo-Lady Nikolay, by Stravinsky) & Foreign Prince (High Chaparral-Julinsky Princess, by Stravinsky). Retained to race by prominent owner Nick Moraitis when passed in for $7,000 at the 2010 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale, Destiny's Kiss made it back-to-back Australia Day Cups to improve his record to 15 wins (including the Listed Australia Day Cup, Listed Christmas Cup, Listed Gosford Gold Cup & Listed Winter Stakes) and 14 placings from 65 starts and breaking through the million barrier for $1,040,403 in earnings.

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