Mark Chittick Audio Interview
Waikato Stud's Mark Chittick talks to Nathan Exelby about the NZ farm's phenomenal run of success this season, which continued with Vision And Power's G1 George Ryder Stakes success last Saturday, and how he thinks the Waikato-reared Metal Bender will cope with the 2400m of this Saturday's $1.6M AJC Australian Derby.
- ● Warren Greatrex issues Aloomomo warning to punters
- ● Willie Mullins leaves big guns in John Durkan
- ● Theatre Guide steals the show at Cheltenham
- ● Michael Bell pleased with Hong Kong Vase draw for Big Orange
The Hong Kong International Sprint has been taken out 12 times by Australian bred performers since its introduction in 1999 but a victory by the Gary Moore-trained Takedown or Gary Portelli's Rebel Dane next Sunday would make either only the second winner bred, owned and trained in this country.
The late sire Stratum was responsible for his second Group One winner in seven days when Stratum Star grabbed a last stride win in a controversial finish to the $1 million Kingston Town Classic at Ascot on Saturday.