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Valuable Aqua d'Amore 2YO Son On Newcastle Debut
Former Australian Gr1-winning mare and now 11YO broodmare Aqua D'Amore (Danehill-Romantic River, by Irish River) will be represented by her 2nd foal to race when 2YO colt Hydro (More Than Ready-Aqua D'Amore, Danehill) makes his debut in a NMW handicap for 2YOs over 1200m at Newcastle tomorrow. Hydro was a $680,000 purchase for Gai Waterhouse & James Harron from the draft of Newgate Farm at the 2012 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale. Trained by Gai Waterhouse, Aqua D'Amore won 9 from 35 starts, including the 2007 Gr1 Futurity Stakes, for earnings of $1,936,850. Her only foal to race is 3YO Aqua Pura (Fusaichi Pegasus-Aqua D'Amore, Danehill) which is a winner in Japan.