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1st Winner For Gr1-Winning Shuttler Bachelor Duke
In Europe, NZ The Oaks Stud shuttler & 2004 Gr1 Irish 2000 Guineas winner Bachelor Duke (Miswaki-Gossamer, by Seattle Slew) recorded his 1st winner from his 1st crop when 2YO son Dukeside scored by 1.5-lengths over 1100m in France. Now 7YO Bachelor Duke (who started just 6 times before his career was curtailed by injury) was a €125,000 (A$213,000) yearling & is from the family of Fairy King, Nureyev & Sadler's Wells. He stands at Ballylinch Stud in Ireland for €8,000 & has 56 2YOs in his 1st Northern Hemisphere crop.