Sign up to the TDN daily edition

Enter your details below to subscribe to the TDN Australia & NZ daily edition.

Black type results: Ascot

4 min read

G1 Kirin Railway S., $1,000,000, 1600m

Race summary

Inspirational Girl (NZ) (Reliable Man {GB}) justified her favouritism as she rocketed home to take out her first Group 1 here for Grant and Alana Williams and Bob Peters.

The 5-year-old mare settled back in the field under William Pike and worked her way through the field in the home straight before hitting the front with 200 metres to go and running on to win by 1.75l.

Too Close The Sun (Carlton House {USA}) held on for second, while Uni Time (Universal Time) was another 0.2l away in third.

Pedigree notes

Purchased by John Chalmers Bloodstock for NZ$190,000 at the 2017 New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka National Yearling Sale, the mare is out of placed Zabeel (NZ) mare Be Inspired, making him a half-brother to Listed winner Ruettiger (Duporth).

Be Inspired is herself a daughter of three time-winning Done That (NZ) (Centaine) and she is a sister to Group 3 winner Rainbow Styling (NZ), while she is also a half-sister to Zingaling (Redoute’s Choice).

Done That herself is a grandam of Group 2 winner Demonetization (All Too Hard) and Listed winner Neverland (Big Brown).

Be Inspired’s only filly since Inspirational Girl is a 3-year-old by Hinchinbrook who was purchased by Chris Waller Racing and Brae Sokolski for $300,000 at the 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale and she is now called Brookspire and is unraced.

Inspirational Girl is the third Group 1 winner for Westbury Stud shuttler Reliable Man (GB), who is also responsible for G1 VRC Oaks winner Miami Bound (NZ) and G1 New Zealand Oaks scorer Miss Sentimental (NZ).

G2 Sky Racing WA Guineas, $500,000, 1600m

Race summary

Watch Me Dance (I’m All The Talk) added a third stakes win to her CV as she put up a gallant fight all the way down the straight to nab the victory.

The 3-year-old filly raced in second behind Em Tee Aye (I’m All The Talk) and when he kicked away at the top of the straight, Watch Me Dance kept coming and managed to get past in the final 50 metres to win by 0.35l.

Em Tee Aye held on for second while Dom To Shoot (Shooting To Win) was 0.6l away in third.

Pedigree notes

Watch Me Dance was bred by Mungrup Stud and was purchased by Commercial Bloodstock Services for $34,000 at the Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale.

She is the first winner for Coventry To Rio (Oratorio), who is out of a half-sister to the G3 Up And Coming S. winner West End (Zephyr Bay).

Watch Me Dance’s 2-year-old sister Hear Me Sing has already placed while she has a yearling half-brother by A Lot (USA) and a foal half-sister by Playing God.

Watch Me Dance is the only stakes winner for Darling View Thoroughbreds' second-season sire I’m All The Talk, who is responsible for eight winners so far.

Listed TAB Touch Placid Ark S., $100,000, 1200m

Race summary

Chantorque (War Chant {USA}) brought up her fourth win from five starts, and first at stakes level, with a strong performance here.

The 3-year-old filly settled just off the speed and peeled out in the straight before rocketing past Charlton Eddie (Shooting To Win) to win by 1.25l.

Charlton Eddie held on for second while Mystical View (Canford Cliffs {Ire}) was another 0.5l away in third.

Pedigree notes

Homebred filly Chantorque is the third winner from three to race out of winning Redoute’s Choice mare Contortion, who was purchased as a yearling by Woodlands Stud for $500,000 at the Inglis Austrlian Easter Yearling Sale.

Contortion herself is a daughter of G2 Wakeful S. runner-up It’s Who Deanie (Fuji Kiseki {Jpn}), while she is also related to Haunui Farm's shuttle stallion Belardo (Ire).

Chantorque becomes the 44th individual stakes winner for Yarradale Stud resident War Chant (USA).

Listed Crown Perth Jungle Mist Classic, $100,000, 1200m

Race summary

Miss Frost (Frost Giant {USA}) broke through at her 13th start to secure her first stakes win as she stormed home to take out the feature for fillies and mares.

The 5-year-old settled behind the speed and peeled out to the middle of the track around the bend before rocketing past fading favourite Flower Of War (War Chant {USA}) to win by 0.5l.

Why Choose Her (Choisir) gave good chase but couldn’t get past Miss Frost and held on for second while Tycoon Storm (Written Tycoon) ran on late to finish another 0.75l away in third.

Pedigree notes

Miss Frost is one of three winners from five to race out of Listed WATC Gimcrack S. placegetter Mega Me (Danewin), who herself is the daughter of Group 3 winner Party Time (Bletchingly).

Party Time is also responsible for dual Group 3 placegetter Flash Bash (Vettori {Ire}) as well as six other winners.

Miss Frost becomes the 17th stakes winner for former American sire Frost Giant (USA).