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Danish Twist Wins Gr3 Dark Jewel Classic
At Scone in the New South Wales Hunter Valley, Kitchwin Hills stallion Dane Shadow (Danehill-Slight Chance, by Centaine) added a Group success when 4YO mare Danish Twist (Dane Shadow-Madame Flurry, by Perugino) scored by 1.5-lengths for trainer Kris Lees in the $200,000 Gr3 Dark Jewel Classic (1400m) for fillies & mares, over fellow 4YO mare and stable-mate Onemorezeta (Onemorenomore-Little Zeta, by Commands) & 4YO mare Press Report (Written Tycoon-Grenada, by Dolphin Street). This was the first stakes victory for Danish Twist who advanced her record to 7 wins and 6 placings from 16 starts for $668,560 earnings. From the Perugino mare Madame Flurry, Danish Twist is a half-sister to three-time Gr1-winning Adelaide galloper Happy Trails.