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Hioctdane Wins Listed Hill Smith Stakes
In Adelaide at Morphettville, dual stakes-winning former Widden & now Riverdene Stud stallion Strada (Danehill-Shindig, by Straight Strike) added a black-type winner when the gelding Hioctdane (Strada–Autobahn, by Octagonal) scored a by head for trainer Richard Jolly in the $80,000 Listed Hill Smith Stakes (1800m) for 3YOs, over fellow geldings Viking Star (Red Ransom–Dane Belltar, by Danewin) & Nisos (Excellent Art–Osprey, by Flying Spur). Fresh off winning his Maiden Hioctdane (a $46,000 yearling at the 2011 Inglis Classic Sale) took his record to 2 wins & a placing from 4 starts for $61,750 earnings. For in-depth race, winner & runner details click on the race name in this item.