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Distillation Wins Gr3 Lord Reims Stakes
At Morphettville Park in South Australia, deceased former Riverdene Stud stallion Half Hennessy (Hennessy-Singeing Lamp, by Blazing Saddles) added a group success when 6YO gelding Distillation (Half Hennessy-Whiskey Reign, by Whiskey Road) scored by 0.2-length for trainer Nick Smart in the $115,000 Gr3 Lord Reims Stakes (2600m) for 3YO+, over 7YO gelding Base (Zabeel-Tall Story, by Carnegie) & 4YO mare Waltzing To Win (Benicio-Empress Waltz, by Rubiton). This was Distillation's first stakes victory taking his record to 7 wins and 9 placings from 42 starts for $185,740 earnings.