Atlante, the late son of Fastnet Rock sired another stakes winner today when Star of Bombay won the Listed Mufhasa Stakes at Ellerslie. The talented 3YO filly has been handled brilliantly by the team at Te Akau stud and with a patience approach she is now a winner of 3 from 5 starts. Her last start 3rd in the Gr.2 ARC Auckland Guineas behind leading colts Dragon Leap and Riodini gave the team at Te Akau extreme confidence that she would be ultra competitive back against her o
Callsign Mav bounded clear to win impressively over 1400m in the 3YO Handicap at Hastings. The Powerful son of Atlante was back to his brilliant best when he stormed down the centre of the track and exerted his dominance over a talented field which included Australian Gr.2 Ming Dynasty winner Quick Thinker. After a promising Spring where he ran 2nd in the Gr.2 Hawkes Bay Guineas to the boom 3YO Catalyst, he continued on a path to the Gr.1 spring riches in the 2000 Guineas and
London Hall, a talented son of He's Remarkable records another win in Hong Kong for trainer David Hall. The 4 year-old gelding is building a fashionable record up in Asia with 3 wins now under his belt. Ridden by the Magic Man Joao Moreira, the leading Hong Kong jockey slotted London Hall in a gun position just behind the leaders before pushing his way into the clear to record a convincing win at Sha Tin on Sunday evening.
Lyle Hewitson has found a loyal ally in trainer David Ferraris and the pair teamed up with Methane (NZ) (Pierro) to land the night’s trophy race at Happy Valley, the Class 4 Craigengower Cricket Club Challenge Cup Handicap (1650m). Hewitson endured a long lean run before opening his Hong Kong account at the end of December and his two wins since, both at the Valley, have come aboard Ferraris gallopers – his fellow South African has provided him with 51 of 205 rides this term.