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Valliano Wins (R) Listed Inglis Premier
At Caulfield in Melbourne, Swettenham Stud shuttler Equiano (Acclamation-Entente Cordiale, by Ela-Mana-Mou)celebrated this first Australian stakes-winner when juvenile gelding Valliano (Equiano-Miss Valley Road, by Elusive Quality) scored by an easy 2.5-lengths to break his maiden for trainer David Hayes & Tom Dabernig in the Restricted Listed $250,000 Inglis 2YO Premier (1200m), over the colt Curvature (Snitzel-Orbitting Belle, by Spinning World) & fellow gelding Lessyd (Statue of Liberty-Miss Chard, by Al Samer). A $60,000 yearling consigned by Swettenham Stud at the 2015 Inglis Premier Sales at Oaklands, promising Valliano took his record to 1 win & 2 placings (including the Listed Inglis 2YO Banner & Listed Debutant Stakes) for earnings of $204,500.