Highlands Stud’s exciting future prospect Canford Cliffs was represented by a smart European stakes winner this weekend when his daughter Princess Asta picked up her third black type victory.
Winner of the 2016 G3 Premio Chiusura, Princess Asta romped to a three length victory in Sunday’s Listed Preis des Lotto In Bayern-Bayerischer Fliegerpreis over 1300 to record her fifth career victory from just 14 outings.
Her sire Canford Cliffs has a number of smart runners representing him in 2017 including repeat G3 L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate Oak Tree Stakes winner Al Jazi and Melbourne Cup hopeful Wall Of Fire.
Another daughter, Goodthingstaketime,runner up in the recent G3 Curragh Stakes, holds an entry in the G1 Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes at the end of the month.
Winner of five G1 races in a row, and over in prize money, Canford Cliffs will stand his first season in South Africa next year.