Belmont Bloodstock graduates enjoyed an interstate double over the weekend.
The first of the winning fillies was Holder Sunset at Morphetville on Saturday. The Shamardal filly won impressivley over 1000m making her now unbeaten in her 2 career starts. She won on debut earlier in the monthat Balaklava by 6.5 Lengths. Damon secured Holder Sunset from Inglis Easter in 2011 for $260,000. She is the first foal of More Than Ready mares Montana Sunset who is a half sister to Group 2 winner Montana Flyer. Holder Sunset is owned and raced by Gary Pfieler who has had a winning association with Belmont Bloodstock, having had success with Miss Gai Flyer and Aliberani in the past. Mark Kavanagh will now spell Holder Sunset and aim her toward black type races in the Autumn.
Completing Belmont Bloodstock’s interstate double was another 3 year old filly in Takanori (pictured left). Having her first ever race start, Takanori posted a definative victory scoring by 2.5 lengths at Bunbury on Sunday. The win came as no suprise to trainer Simon Miller as the filly had shown plently of promise by winning a trial at Lark Hill earlier in the month. Takanori is from the first crop of Touchstone Farm’s son of Danetime in VItal Equine, she is from Fuji Kiseki mare Nishikawa who has had 4 foals to race for 4 winners including the handy Tea Amar. Damon purchased the filly from Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale last year for $52,000 from the draft of Gervase Park Stud. SHe is raced by a group of owners led by Damon’s friend and client Neil Pinner.
Congratulations to the connections of both thse fillies who both look to have bright futures ahead of them