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Kencella Wins Gr3 Untameable Stakes
At Rosehill Gardens, Darley's incumbent Champion Australian Sire Exceed And Excel (Danehill-Patrona, by Lomond) added a group success when 5YO gelding Kencella (Exceed and Excel - Kentiara, by Metal Storm) scored by 1.3-lengths for trainer John O'Shea in the $150,000 Gr3 Untameable Stakes (1100m) for 3YO+, over 3YO colt Va Pensiero (Stratum-Rosmarino, by Langfuhr) & 4YO gelding That's A Good Idea (Flying Spur-Sunday Service, by Sunday Silence). This was the first stakes victory for the speedy Kencella who took his record to 6 wins and 2 placings from 9 starts for $244,110 earnings.