Swift Alliance Wins 2010 Star Kingdom Stakes

April 6th, 2010

Swift Alliance, trained by the successful Gai Waterhouse, won the 2010 Group 3 Star Kingdom Stakes (1100m) at the Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on Saturday.

The four-year-old took out the field of nine from the sixth barrier, beating runner up and favourite for the race, Welkom Gold, by half a length.

Renamed the Sebring Stakes after Waterhouse’s 2009 Golden Slipper Stakes winner, the race was the last to take place on the Golden Slipper Day, rounding off nine great races.

The four-year-old took out the field of nine from the sixth barrier, beating runner up and favourite for the race, Welkom Gold.

Dorf Command was another favourite, and the Clarry Conners-trained mare finished in fifth place.

Rounding out the top three was Typhoon Zed by Zeditave. The gelding finished the 2010 Star Kingdom Stakes four lengths behind the winner.

Also taking place on Saturday at Rosehill was the Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m), the Group 1 The BMW (2400m) and the Group 2 George Ryder Stakes (1600m).

2010 Star Kingdom Stakes Results

Position

Horse

Trainer

Jockey

1st
Swift Alliance
Gai Waterhouse Nash Rawiller
2nd
Welkom Gold
Darren Smith Jim Cassidy
3rd
Typhoon Zed
Tim Martin Hugh Bowman
4th
Friday Creek
Anne-Maree Robinson Jay Ford
5th
Dorf Command
Clarry Conners Blake Shinn
6th
Flushing Meadows
Gerald Ryan Tim Clark
7th
Altered Boy
Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy
8th
Innings
Ron Leemon Nathan Berry
9th
Kroner (NZ)
Bart Cummings Michael Rodd
Scratched
More Than Great
David Payne Craig Williams