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Rebel King Wins Listed Scenic Blast Stakes

Monday, 5th February 2018

J: Chris Parnham
T: D T McAuliffe
W: 56.5 kgs
S: Universal Ruler
D: Rebel Sister
J: P Knuckey
T: Chris Gangemi
W: 59 kgs
S: Stratum
D: Fromm
J: W Pike
T: D L Morton
W: 59 kgs
S: War Chant
D: Classic Smile
J: S Mc Gruddy
T: S J Wolfe
W: 56 kgs
S: Due Sasso
D: Friartriar

At Ascot racecourse in Perth, Scenic Lodge Stud's Gr3-winning stallion Universal Ruler (Scenic-Rulings, by Hurricane Sky) added a black-type success when 6YO Australian-bred gelding Rebel King (Universal Ruler-Rebel Sister, by Falbrav) resumed with a determined win in the $100,000 Listed Scenic Blast Stakes (1200m) for 3YO+, defeating Battle Hero & Dainty Tess. Rebel King, who was purchased for $40,000 at the 2013 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale from the draft of Scenic Lodge, improved his record to 10 wins (including the Listed HG Bolton Sprint) and 12 placings (including the Listed WATC Beaufine Stakes) from 36 starts for $712,375 in earnings. Rebel King is a half-brother to multiple stakes winner Rebelson (Snippetson) and hails from the same family as multiple stakes winner Black Heart Bart and New Zealand Oaks winner Savannah Success, the dam of dam of Cox Plate winner and champion sire Savabeel.

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