Trading As Usual

It was trading as usual for the Alwyn Park Stud based stallion Trade Fair on FridaySaturday and Sunday.

Plucky Rita raced outside the pacemaker and drew clear late for a 1 1/2len. win in the Horsepower Handicap (1100m) at Moe in Victoria on Friday.

Pearl Trade dashed home with the race best 34.90sec. final 600m for a striking 2 1/4len. win in the James Boag’s Premium Handicap (1200m) at Ascot on Saturdayin a slick 1.10.98.

And Fair Sonari sat mid-field and finished hard along the inside for a 1 3/4len. win in the Graeme Hurst Memorial Handicap (1705m) at Bunbury on Sunday.

Trade Fair, the sire of 243 winners at an impressive 61.2 per cent, has 14 yearlings on offer at the Perth Magic Millions Sale on February 19-20.