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1st Stakes-Winner For City On A Hill
In Italy, NZ Curraghmore Stud shuttler City On A Hill (Rahy-Ville d'Amore, by Irish River) recorded his 1st stakes-winner when juvenile son Depp (City On A Hill-Drifa, by Hamas) won the €69,000 (A$110,000) Listed Premio Giuseppe De Montel (1500m) for 2YO colts & geldings at San Siro in Milan. Depp (ridden by M.Demuro) defeated Notturno Di Chopin (Desert Style-Be Magic, by Persian Bold) & Ladak (Agnes World-Lyonette, by Royal Academy). Depp (who finished 3rd on debut last month) is from the immediate family of Gr1 Derby Italiano winner Houmayoun & stakes-winners Slip Dance & Misu Bond. City On A Hill (4th-highest rated 2YO in Europe in 1999) is also the sire of 6-time HK winner All's Well; his oldest southern hemisphere progeny are 3YOs & overall he has already recorded 32 individual winners in 11 different countries.