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Battle Hero Wins Listed Pinjarra Classic
At Pinjarra in Western Australia, Widden Stud's Gr1 Golden Slipper-winning stallion Stratum (Redoutes Choice-Bourgeois, by Luskin Star) added a black-type success when 6YO Australian-bred gelding Battle Hero (Stratum-Fromm, by O'Reilly) claimed the fifth stakes win of his career in the $120,000 Listed Pinjarra Classic (1300m) for 3YO+, defeating Red Ora & Roger The Roman. Bred by prominent WA owner and breeder Bob Peters, Battle Hero improved his record to 9 wins (including the Gr3 Roma Cup, Listed Summer Scorcher, Listed JC Roberts Stakes & Listed Lex Piper Stakes) and 10 placings (including the Gr3 WATC RJ Peters Stakes, Gr3 Prince of Wales Stakes & Gr3 Belmont Sprint) from 30 starts for $707,550 in earnings.