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2nd Winner For Westbury Stud's Cecconi
Resident Westbury Stud sire Ceconni (Encosta de Lago-Tonicity, by Blazing Sword) was represented by his 2nd winner when 3YO filly Precious Sophia (Cecconi–Gypsy Jewels, by Jade Robbery) won at start number 2 (after a debut runner-up) over 800m at Wanganui. From winning mare Gypsy Jewels, Precious Sophia was a NZ$35,000 purchase at the Karaka Yearling sale in January and is a half-sister to Listed MRC Blue Diamond Preview winner The Travelling Man. Her dam was covered yesterday by Gr1-winning Westbury sire Swiss Ace (Secret Savings-Rapid Serve, by Carson City).