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Vatuvei Wins Gr2 Drake International Cup
Darley's unbeaten multiple Gr1-winning stallion Reset (Zabeel-Assertive Lass, by Zeditave) added a black-type success when 4YO gelding Vatuvei (Reset-Boisterous Lady, by Rivotious) scored by 1.5 lengths for trainer Peter Moody in the $250,000 Gr2 Drake International Cup (2500m) for 4YO+, over 6YO gelding Reuben Percival (Al Akbar-Yachting Magic, by Yachtie) & 7YO gelding Ironstein (Zabeel-Gentle Genius, by Danehill). A NZ$150,000 2010 New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sale graduate from the Hallmark Stud draft, Vatuvei took his record to 3 wins (including Listed VRC St Leger) & 4 placings (including the Gr3 Grand Prix Stakes & Listed Galilee Final Handicap) from 15 starts for $338,550 earnings.