Congratulations to the connections of Pirate Ben with their runner scoring second up under Jess Taylor from Barrier at 5 to take out the hundred thousand dollar Wellington Showcase Cup over 1700 m with a close finish between the well supported Travancore Mackellars Love was 3rd to arrive.

8 year old chestnut gelding (6-10-2011) Sire: New Approach (IRE) Dam: She’s a Pirate (Last Tycoon (IRE)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr J Hirsch
Owners: E Hirsch & Mrs M Hirsch
Colours: Gold, Black Motif, Collar And Sleeves, Gold And Black Motif Cap

Pirate Ben has been a great horse for the stable and holds a very special place in the team at Damien Lane Racing with the eight-year-old chestnut gelding winning nine starts from 44 earning the Hirsch family upwards of $180k, he’s an eight-year-old chestnut gelding by New Approach Out Of She’s A Pirate and has formally been a Gooree Cup a Taree Cup winner as well as winning at metropolitan level, he was perfectly ridden today By Jess Taylor.

Congratulations to all involved.*~hmac=f048b775ccf8f24b0ec3df48bd0fa97dbf04b01210efa5e553504cdd5a457706

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