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Student Council Wins US Gr1 Pimlico Special
In the US, 6YO entire Student Council (Kingmambo-Class Kris, by Kris S) came from last place mid-race to snatch victory by a neck in the US$250,000 Gr1 Pimlico Special (9.5 furlongs) for 4YOs & up at Pimlico. Student Council (ridden by Shaun Bridgmohan for trainer Steve Asmussen) defeated front-running Gottcha Gold (Coronado's Quest-Gottcha Last, by Pleasant Tap) & Sir Whimsey (Jump Start-Apogee, by Star De Naskra). Last season Student Council won the US Gr1 Pacific Classic Stakes (10 furlongs on the all-weather Polytrack track) at Del Mar, Gr2 Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap (10 furlongs) & Listed Maxxam Gold Cup Handicap (9 furlongs) at Sam Houston Park, as well as finishing runner-up in the Gr3 Razorback Handicap (8.5 furlongs) at Oaklawn Park & 3rd in the Gr3 Alysheba Stakes (8.5 furlongs) at Churchill Downs; overall he now boasts 8 wins from 27 starts for US$1,301,731 earnings.