Bay colt by NATIONAL EMBLEM ex CIVIL AFFAIR (5.45pm). CIVIL AFFAIR is half sister to the Listed winer JOY FOR THE BOYS (dam of Gr 1 placed GOT THE GIGGLES who in turn has thrown a Gr 3 placed colt - LOTS TO LAUGH). Second dam JUSTINE was a 13-time winner including 3 Group 1’s. CIVIL AFFAIR is by NORTHERN GUEST and has thrown 2 winners from 2 to the races. This is her 5th foal.
Bay colt by LAVERY ex FAST TRACKS (5pm). Owned by Sheikh Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum. It’s an international pedigree this one - winners flowing from North America, Europe, Britain, Japan and South Africa. 2nd dam PLAY AT HOME is dam of the Gr 1 winner TRAPP MOUNTAIN, listed place getters PRACTICE and ANGEL OF THE NIGHT, and Dance at Home (dam of DANCE AT SEA (8-time winner; 1 at Listed level) and the Gr 3 winner ZINC TAMON). HOME GUARD, BOONES CABIN, BEAU MARCOS, ALANESIAN, BOLDNESIAN, PRINCESSNESIAN (and all number of other black type winners) appear under the 3rd and 4th dams.
Bay filly by NATIONAL EMBLEM ex KEEPSAKE (7pm). Owned by Commander John Ford. KEEPSAKE is a daughter of RAMI. She is a half sister to PADDY’S PUNCH (dam of the Gr 2 placed [4th in SA Derby Gr 1] TOP BILLING). Second dam SHORE was an 8 time winner (incl. the Listed Bewitch Stakes in North America). This is the family of OVERARCHING - multiple Gr 1 and 11-time winner and Equus Champion Older Female Sprinter in 2003 & Equus Champion Older Female Sprinter in 2005.
Bay filly by MUHTAFAL ex SACRAMENTO. Owned by Mr A McNabb and Mr E Miliotis. SACRAMENTO was a winner at 3. She is the half sister to the Gr 3 placed LADYBORO and listed placegetter BLITZKRIEG. 2nd dam CAROUSEL is a listed winner and is dam of the listed winner BLACK LEGEND.