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There was Group 1 action in Australia where Fiumicino (120) came out best on RPRs when bouncing right back to his best on his favoured heavy ground to land the BMW Stakes by three-quarters of a length from Theseo
Theseo confirmed his status as one of the leading weight-for-age horses in the country with a hard-fought win in the Ranvet Stakes, but it was Typhoon Tracy who stole the show in the nation's richest race for fillies and mares, the Coolmore Classic.
Theseo's victory in the prestige Ranvet Stakes over 1m2f capped a redletter day for his trainer Gai Waterhouse, who also scored at Rosehill with juvenile stars More Joyous and Real Saga.
Theseo, who raced midfield, finished strongly towards the inside.
Theseo was third three-quarters back, with Light Fantastic close up next and Von Costa De Hero fifth.
Melbourne Cup-bound Barbaricus was nosed out when Theseo
lunged late for victory under Nash Rawiller in the Mackinnon Stakes.
Maldivian still held sway as he rounded the home turn, with Theseo
, Zipping, Raheeb and three-year-old filly Samantha Miss out wider all issuing their challenges.