Another breeding success story
04 Oct 2010
Singapore Sling came from the back of the field to beat race favourite, Dating. The daughter of Group 1 winner Starcraft, produced one of the best performances of the Ellerslierace meeting
With Dating mid-field and Singapore Sling at the back rounding the 600 metres had plenty to of work ahead of her after being forced five wide on the turn as race leader Cool Storm raced for home. Singapore Sling produced an amazing burst at the 350 metre mark to overtake race leader Cool Storm before reeling in Dating to win by a nose at the post.
Having been sold for jsut $15,000 at the 2009 Karaka yearling sale the win capped off a successful weekend for her sire Starcraft who claimed a trans-Tasman treble on Saturday.
In a career spanning only four starts to date she has won twice including her win in the $30,000 Brighthill Farm Juvenile.
The New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series has Rememba Howe in first place on six points, Singapore Sling moves into second on four points and Dating third on three and a half points. The next race of the Series is the $300,000 Group 1 New Zealand Bloodstock 1000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton on 13 November.
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