St Emillion may head overseas
had the race sewn up a long way out.
‘‘At the 1200m I felt pretty confident.
‘‘He was enjoying his work. Murray and Andrew always have them very fit and it’s great to pick up a Group One for them.
‘‘He’s a grand old horse and he horse deserved it.’’
The Wanganui mare Darscape Princess gave an outstanding account of herself in her first Group One outing with a strong finishing run earning her second money.
‘‘I’m obviously very, very proud of her,’’ trainer Fraser Auret said. ‘‘She’s only a fouryear- old and I’m looking forward to next season.’’
Authentic Paddy was on the pace all the way and he battled on bravely for third with Savvy Dreams getting home late for fourth.
Baker and Foresman have become a formidable training partnership saddling up over 1000 winners are based just outside of Cambridge.
Saint Emilion winning the Gr.1 Bonecrusher New Zealand Stakes (2000m) at Ellerslie.