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Dueton Wins Listed Scenic Blast Stakes
At Ascot in Western Australia, former Gr3-winning Mungrup Stud stallion Due Sasso (Scenic-Scarlet Bird, by Rubiton) celebrated his first stakes winner when 4YO gelding Dueton (Due Sasso-Californium, by Geiger Counter) scored by a nose for trainer Eric Wake in the $100,000 Listed Scenic Blast Stakes (1100m) for 3YO+, over 6YO gelding Excelorada (Exceed and Excel-Alborada, by Zeditave) & 7YO gelding Recode (Bletchley Park-Refurbish, by Joindre). With his maiden black-type victory, Dueton took his record to 7 wins & 10 placings (including the last-start Listed Summer Scorcher, Listed Placid Ark Stakes, Listed Belmont Newmarket Handicap & Listed RS Crawford Stakes) from 22 starts for $319,875 earnings. Consigned by Toreby Park, Dueton was purchased for $23,000 by Magic Millions as agent at the 2011 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale.