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Falcon Crest Wins Listed Detonator Stakes

Monday, 26th February 2018

 Mrgn.Runners
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J: Chris Parnham
T: G & A Williams
W: 55 kgs
S: Musket
D: La Lollobrigida
0.2L
J: M Autier
T: Brian Kersley
W: 55 kgs
S: Blackfriars
D: Yorkshire Rose
1.7L
J: P Harvey
T: J J Miller
W: 56.5 kgs
S: Testa Rossa
D: Storm Alert
1.8L
J: S Mc Gruddy
T: Chris Gangemi
W: 55 kgs
S: Encosta De Lago
D: Starspangled

At Ascot in Perth, Western Australia, former Yarradale Stud Gr2-winning stallion Musket (Redoute's Choice-Tugela, by Riverman), a three-quarter brother to champion mare and three-time Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva, added a black-type success when 6YO Australian-bred gelding Falcon Crest (Musket-La Lollobrigida, by Dauberval) posted his first stakes victory courtesy of a strong-finishing performance in the $100,000 Listed Detonator Stakes (1800m) for 3YO+, defeating Woodsville & Dark Alert. Falcon Crest improved his record to 7 wins and 10 placings (including the Listed WATC Detonator Stakes & Listed Northam Cup) from 30 starts for $377,830 in earnings.

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