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Lyrical Linda Wins SAf Gr1 Garden Province
And 4YO mare Lyrical Linda (Jallad-Luciennes, by Royal Prerogative) "came with a late dash" to win the R350,000 (A$70,000) Gr1 Garden Province Stakes (1600m) at Greyville, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Lyrical Linda (ridden by Bernard Fayd'herbe for trainer Justin Snaith) defeated front-runner 5YO mare Jamaica (Sportsworld-Bridge Of Stars, by Averof) & fast-finishing favoured 5YO mare Overarching (Arch-Lonely Fact, by Known Fact). Lyrical Linda (previously a Gr3-placed stakes-winner) now has 8 wins in 23 starts & races in the colors of her breeder Andreas Jacobs of Maine Chance Farms in the Cape; she is the 10th foal & 2nd group stakes-winner for her dam Luciennes. Meanwhile her sire Jallad (who stands at Highlands Farms) "is headed for the South African champion sire title".