Friday, 17 August 2012
: Danehill's outstanding son Dylan Thomas) opened his account for the 2012/13 Australian season with a winning double at Thursday’s Kilmore and Gosford meetings.
The Gai Waterhouse-trained Agon (Dylan Thomas
x Stravinsky’s Image, by Stravinsky) kicked off the double when the three-year-old filly posted a comfortable maiden win at Gosford over 1200m.
Agon is the first foal to race out of the multiple metropolitan winner Stravinsky’s Image (Stravinsky x Off Stage, by Theatrical).
Ingham Racing paid $80,000 for Agon at the 2011 Gold Coast Magic Millions Yearling Sale.
Caulfield trainer Mick Price prepared the second leg of the Dylan Thomas
double when Zahee (Dylan Thomas
x Zaheeya, by Encosta De Lago
) disposed of two rivals over 1207m at Kilmore.
The Sheik Mohammad Bin Khalifa al Maktoum homebred scored a comfortable win in heavy ground.Dylan Thomas
, a six-time Group 1 winner, has now sired six Australian winners.Dylan Thomas
will stand for $13,750 (inc GST) in the spring.