Trade Fair/Balmont Maintain Form
WA-based stallions Trade Fair and Balmont continue to turn out winners in England and Ireland.
Basle, by Trade Fair who stands at Alwyn Park, Serpentine, took the Iphone Handicap (seven furlongs) at Wolverhampton in England on Friday when Balmont Flyer, by Balmont who stands at Lynward Park, Bullsbrook, won the Patrons Handicap (10 1/2 furlongs) at Dundalk in Ireland.
Basle, ridden by Richard Kingscote for trainer Michael Blake, won by a neck as the 11/4 favourite. He is from Gibaltarik, by Jareer.
Balmont Flyer, ridden by Pat Smullen for trainer Joanna Morgan, won by 3 3/4 lengths as the 3/1 equal favourite. He is from Ballyhookeen Lass, by Balla Cove.