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Strapped For Cash Wins NZ Taumarunui Cup
In New Zealand, former NZ Ashwell Farm's Australian-bred stallion D'Cash (Danehill-Canny Lass, by Bletchingly) added a black-type success when 5YO gelding Strapped For Cash (D'Cash-Elfa Leather, by Beau Zephyr) raced away for a 6.5-lengths victory in the NZ$80,000 Listed Taumarunui Cup (2100m) at Te Rapa. Strapped For Cash (ridden by Michelle Wenn for trainer David Smyth) defeated fellow 5YO gelding Our Showboat (Monolith-Reckless Spirit, by Straight Strike) & 4YO gelding Sand Hawk (Sandtrap-Majestic Hunter, by Jade Hunter). Strapped For Cash took his record to 6 wins & 1 placing from 17 starts for $102,500 earnings.