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Falbrav Adds UK Gr3

Monday, 6th June 2011

Also in the UK, former Arrowfield Stud shuttler & 8-time Gr1-winning sire Falbrav (Fairy King-Gift Of The Night, by Slewpy) added a group success when 5YO gelding Fanunalter (Falbrav-Step Danzer, by Desert Prince) scored a half-length victory in the £50,000 (A$77,000) Gr3 Diomed Stakes (8.5 furlongs) at Epsom. Fanunakter (ridden by Adam Kirby for trainer March Botti) defeated Irish-bred 4YO gelding St Moritz (Medicean-Statua, by Statoblest) & US-bred 6YO entire Rio De La Plata (Rahy-Express Way, by Ahmad). Fanunalter took his record to 4 wins (also including 2010’s Listed Hyde Stakes over 8 furlongs at Kempton Park & Listed Doncaster Mile over 8 furlongs at Doncaster) & 6 placings (including March’s UAE Gr2 Zabeel Mile over 1600m at Meydan) from 17 starts for £132,510 (A$203,000) earnings.

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