American Zest makes it three in a row at Boort 7.1.19
American Zest 4yo colt (American Ideal/Flair for Life) Life Sign 18-6-3-2 $34,340 BWMR 1:56:8
Owners: SJ Salter, D Mueller, SE Hunt, DP Corris, PB Dobson, J Simpson-Morgan, A Thomas, B Minchin, SF Kaplan
Breeder: Harshall Investments Pty., Ltd.
Trainer: MI Stanley Driver: MI Stanley
MR 1:57:5 Last half 56:7
Beginning from barrier 8, American Zest worked from the 1700m to the death seat, then taking advantage and controlling the race. The hammer was put down at the 300m where he worked to the lead and held all at bay for a strong win.
MR: 1:57:9 LH: 57:9
American Zest is the second foal out of well bred broodmare Flair for Life ($9k), the mare is one of twelve out of champion broodmare French Flair ($43k). French Flair produced champion race mares Miss Galvinator and Fleur De Lil, who were both able to win over $1m in prizemoney. Also, out of the same mare are Our Galvinator ($643k) and Epaulette ($246k).
This is just another fine example of the quality stock that is produced and sold on the Benstud property. When taking yearlings to sales, we sell! Make sure at the next yearling sales YOU put your hand up to buy a Benstud winner.