By Peter Wharton
Champion FLY LIKE AN EAGLE filly Wonderful To Fly stretched her winning sequence to seven when she took out the $25,000 (Listed) Westsired Classic for three-year-old fillies at Gloucester Park.
It was her ninth win for the season and boosted her seasonal stake tally to $162,567, making her the winningest and the second richest filly in 2022.
Allwood Stud sires provided the trifecta in the $25,000 (Listed) Westsired Classic for two-year-old fillies with Indomitable Symbol (by FOLLOW THE STARS) first, Sugar Boo (by FOLLOW THE STARS) second and Allaglow (by FLY LIKE AN EAGLE) third.
FLY LIKE AN EAGLE is the leading sire of two and three-year-olds in WA again this season.
His winners in July also included the two-year-olds Skylord (1:59.8) and Westcoaster, the three-year-olds El Ay Eagle, Me Flash and the open performers Dancinginthedark (1:56, Menangle), The Irish Eagle (1:57), Girl Just Fly (1:59.8), Grandview and Eagles Response.
FOLLOW THE STARS enjoyed another huge month in July with 10 individual winners.
Besides Indomitable Symbol, FOLLOW THE STARS sired the three-year-old winner Mumma’s Little Star and open age performers Per Ardua Ad Astra (1:54.3), the Gloucester Park victor Robbie Rocket (1:56.9), Follow The Dragon (1:57.3), Rip Jackson, Star For Me, Our Shooting Star, Milly Patone and Our Holla Star.
Meanwhile, Allwood Stud, the leading WA breeders of all-time, bred six winners for the month headed up by Per Ardua Ad Astra, Bettor Move Along, Star For Me, Changingtheguard (1:59.2, Newcastle), Mumma’s Little Star and Our Shooting Star.