Another Trade Fair Distance Double
It was another distance double for versatile WA stallion Trade Fair over the Australia Day long weekend.
Sunshine Tacker showed sustained speed to win The Clydebank (1100m) in Macau on
Saturday by 3 1/2-lengths in a sizzling 1.03.10. Then Korencia ran on from last to win the We Love Our Lamb Handicap (1410m) at Bunbury on Monday.
Sunshine Tacker is from Katevie (by Danzero from Timely Star, by Luskin Star). Katevie, inbred 3 x 3 to Kaoru Star and 4 x 4 to Idomeneo, is a half-sister to Timeless Action (six, wins, Group 3 Strickland Stakes and Listed N.J. Way Stakes and Sunspeed Champion Stakes); Timeless Pago (three wins, second Listed Burgess Queen Stakes) and to Famous Friend, the dam of both Famous Roman (Group 2 Lee-Steere Stakes, Group 3 R.J. Peters Stakes and Listed Northerly Stakes and Aquanita Stakes) and Power For Glory (Listed Penang Anniversary Cup).
Korencia is from Arcade Game (by Corporate Raider from Balfine, by Zabaleta). Balfine won seven races, headed by the Listed Emu Export Classic, and is from the family of La Volta (Group 1 Australasian Oaks) and Rodin (Group 1 New Zealand Captain Cook Stakes).