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Green Sweet Wins Listed Albury Gold Cup
At Albury in NSW on Friday, 5YO US-bred gelding Green Sweet (Smart Strike-Only Green, by Green Desert) claimed his first stakes victory since arriving in Australia when scoring by 0.5 length for trainer Jean Dubois in the $180,000 Listed Albury Gold Cup (2000m) for 3YO+, over 4YO gelding Cool Chap (High Chaparral-Cherishing, by Johannesburg) & 5YO gelding Overdue (Clangalang-Overture, by Northern Drake). Green Sweet, who began his career in France and was last year purchased for €55,000 at the Arqana Deauville Summer Mixed Sale, improved his record to 3 wins (including the Listed Prix Omnium II at Saint-Cloud) and 4 placings (including the Listed Prix Lyphard) from 12 starts for $229,954 earnings.