Crossbow's aim is true at Randwick

Crossbow's aim is true at Randwick

Crossbow's aim is true at Randwick

Sydney and Brisbane provided highlights of different kinds for champion sire Redoute’s Choice .

At Randwick his 3YO son Crossbow contributed a handy $42,000 to Redoute’s Choice’s 2010/11 prizemoney with an impressive win in class record time over 1800 metres. From Rainbow Bubbles, a stakes-winning sister to Group 1 winner El Mirada, Crossbow has now won three of his six starts from the Gai Waterhouse stable for his breeder Peter Carrick and partners.

Pictured: Crossbow finishes strongly to win at Randwick today. (PHOTO: Sportpix)

At Eagle Farm, 3YO colt Shootoff gave the young Redoute’s Choice sire Duelled his first Group 1 winner when he prevailed in the $500,000 Queenland Derby over 2400 metres. Duelled is the second son of Redoute’s Choice to sire a Group 1 winner after Stratum, responsible for the 2010 Golden Slipper winner Crystal Lily.

Redoute’s Choice has had a tremendous 2010/11 season with a total of 17 stakeswinners worldwide, 13 of them within Australia where he is currently third on the General Sires’ list with prizemoney of $6.7 million.

Redoute’s Choice’s service fee for 2011 is $137,500 inc. GST.