Charm Spirit Sydney double highlights a successful weekend for WPS stallions
16 Feb 21| WPS News
Windsor Park Stud stallions enjoyed a fruitful weekend on the winners list with Charm Spirit achieving a Sydney double, Shamexpress with a metropolitan win in Brisbane and Rip Van Winkle with a win in HK.
The Chris Waller trained and James McDonald ridden, Joliette started the weekend off in good style showing a nice turn of foot to win at Canterbury Park on Friday night. The Filly bred by the stud has now had 4 wins and from Thorn Park mare Buesque and one of our long established families that of Star Satire. The filly raced by Star Thoroughbreds richly deserved the win after a few unlucky and frustrating second placings so was good to see her salute the judge.
Charm Spirit was not done there, he again had a Sydney winner on Saturday, this time at Gosford when his 4yo daughter, Dopplepunkt saluted the judge for the John O'Shea trained runner. She was able to break maidens after 5 starts and by the look of her 2 and a half length victory she has a few more in store.
Bred by D. Butler and Gordon Cunningham, the filly was a $100,000 filly at Karaka Book 1.
Shamexpress was not to be outdone on the winners from with an impressive win by Express Princess. The filly bred and raised by our operations manager Rachel Murray galloped away to win impressively by 2 lengths making it her 4th win from 12 starts. The filly goes back to one of Windsor Park's great family's which hail back to Dantelah.
Our ill fated sire Rip Van Winkle also had success up in Hong Kong when his Irish bred Decisive Action was able to beat the Shamexpress gelding Green Envy to make it a Windsor Park Stud Sire quinella in the Class 4 mile race.