Deserved Stakes Success for Muntaseera

Tara Madgwick - Saturday April 17

I Am Invincible filly Muntaseera has been threatening to win a stakes race since finishing second in the Group III VRC Ottawa Stakes as a spring two year-old and finally got the job done in Adelaide on Saturday when taking out the Listed SAJC Redelva Stakes (1100m).

Trained by Ciaron Maher and David Eustace, Muntaseera was having her third run back from a spell and charged home with a late rush before holding off all challengers to win by a long neck.
 

 


Muntase

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era has the overall record of three wins and five placings from 13 starts with prizemoney
Just shy of $450,000.

A homebred for Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, Muntaseera is the best of two winners from Moosirra, an unraced sister to Group I winner Musir and half-sister to Group winners Merhee and Moofeed.

Moosirra produced a full sister to Muntaseera last spring and is now in foal to American Pharoah (USA).

The current yearling from Moosirra is a Pride of Dubai filly that was sold at Magic Millions this year by Segenhoe for $200,000.

 

I Am Invincible

Muntaseera is the 64th stakes-winner for I Am Invincible and is his 12th Australian stakes-winner this season.



 

 

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Race Result - Redelva Stakes LR 1100m

Morphettville Track: Good(4) Time: 1:04.58
1
Muntaseera
T: C Maher & D Eustace J: Jye McNeil 54
3f I Am Invincible (AUS) x Moosirra (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
I Am Invincible
2
0.4
Smokin' Val
T: Jon O'Connor J: K H Zechner 54
3f Valentia (AUS) x Smokin' Al (AUS) (Al Samer (AUS))
MM Adelaide Yearling Sale Session 2 $20,000
V:Cornerstone Stud Angaston SA
B: Kim Harrison & Jon O'Connor
3
1.7
Litchfield County
T: M Price & M Kent Jnr J: Todd Pannell 56
3c Sebring (AUS) x Limerock Lass (AUS) (Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
Sebring
Inglis Classic Yearling Sale $190,000
V:Highgrove Stud, Darling Downs, Qld
B: Aquis Farm Pty Ltd / Mick Price Racing
4
2.2
Instant Celebrity
T: P Stokes J: Kayla Crowther 58
3f Not A Single Doubt (AUS) x Celebrity Girl (AUS) (Starcraft (NZ))
5
2.6
Mileva
T: D Clarken & O Macgillivray J: Anna Jordsjo 55.5
3f Headwater (AUS) x Lady Einstein (AUS) (Magic Albert (AUS))
MM Adelaide Yearling Sale Session 1 $42,000
V:Little Hills Pastoral Co
B: Oopy MacGillivray
6
2.9
Minhaaj
T: T Dabernig & B Hayes J: B Mc Dougall 56.5
3f Exceed And Excel (AUS) x Telaawa (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
7
3.3
Echoes In Eternity
T: Michael Hickmott J: Jessica Eaton 54
3f Reward For Effort (AUS) x Corinella (NZ) (High Chaparral (IRE))
Inglis Melbourne Gold Yearling Sale $2,000
V:Chatswood Stud, Seymour
B: Michael Hickmott Bloodstock
8
3.4
Outlaws Revenge
T: Ryan Balfour J: D Tourneur 56
3g Reward For Effort (AUS) x Wings Of Alice (AUS) (Testa Rossa (AUS))
MM Adelaide Yearling Sale Session 1 $150,000
V:Willow Grove Stud Woodside SA
B: Ryan Balfour
9
4.5
Miss Bosetti
T: P & P Snowden J: Fred W Kersley 54
3f Snitzel (AUS) x Miss Iguacu (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale $270,000
V:Bhima Thoroughbreds, Scone
B: GPI Trust No.2 / Andrew Williams Bloodstock / Makybe
10
5.0
Spanish Heirloom
T: Travis Doudle J: B Vorster 54
3f Barbados (AUS) x Iberian Rubi (AUS) (Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
11
6.7
Aquagirl
T: P Stokes J: Lachlan King 54
3f Headwater (AUS) x Galapagos Girl (AUS) (Dehere (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $55,000
V:Cressfield Scone NSW
B: Dalziel Racing/Peter Moody/Phillip Stokes
12
7.4
Champagne Affair
T: G V Richards J: Thomas Stockdale 54
3f Rubick (AUS) x Choisie (AUS) (Choisir (AUS))
MM Perth Yearling Sale Book 2 $32,500
V:Gervase Park Stud Belhus WA
B: Gordon Richards Racing
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