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Aust-Bred Good Nature Wins Gr1 Selangor Gold Cup
In Malaysia yesterday, former Vinery Stud shuttler Way Of Light (Woodman-Salchow, by Nijinsky) added a Gr1 triumph when Australian-bred 5YO entire Good Nature (Way Of Light-Tears We Cry, by French Deputy) scored a 0.1-length victory & led in Australian-bred trifecta in the RM$600,000 (A$200,000) Gr1 Selangor Gold Cup (1600m). Good Nature (ridden by Jacky Lim for trainer Kevin Coetzee) defeated fellow Australian-breds in favoured 6YO gelding Sanjuan (Danehill Dancer-Tycoon Milly, by Last Tycoon) & stable-mate 5YO gelding Professional Man (Royal Academy-Mi Signora, by Mi Preferido). Good Nature (a $10,000 weanling at the 2005 Magic Millions Winter Sale & subsequently a $10,000 yearling at the 2006 Magic Millions Summer Sale) overall now has 8 wins (also including 2009's Gr1 Perak Derby over 2400m at Ipoh) & 7 placings (including 2009's Gr1 Astro Wah Lai Toi Sprint Trophy over 1400m at Penang) from 23 starts.