9th Mar 2021
Already Group 3 placed Equiano’s three-year-old son Apollo One made an impressive seasonal debut winning the Listed Spring Cup Stakes at Lingfield.
Trained by Peter Charalambous, the colt finished 2020 with a victory before his come back on Saturday the 6th of March. Partnered by Martin Harley on both occasions. Staying set back outside of the pack for the early stages of the race before kicking on and taking charge running all the way to the line.
Bred by his trainer and owned by PC Racing, he is out of the dam Boonga Roogeta, and looks to be ready for an exciting three-year-old campaign.
Apollo One, gave his father a second Stakes winner in two weeks after Equilateral’s impressive display in the Group 2 Meydan Sprint. These winners see Equiano jump up to 4th in the leading sires title of Black Type Winners in 2021. He is tied with Shamardal, Kingman, Australia, Teofilo & Iffraaj and only just behind Dark Angel & Exceed And Excel.