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Riva De Lago Wins Gr2 Sebring Sprint
At Rosehill Gardens, Coolmore's former dual Champion Australian Sire Encosta De Lago (Fairy King-Shoal Creek, by Star Way) added a group success when 6YO gelding Riva De Lago (Encosta de Lago-Ashenti, by Ashkalani) scored by 2.5-lengths for trainer Chris Waller in the $200,000 Gr2 Sebring Sprint (1400m) for 3YO+, over 7YO gelding Solzhenitsyn (St Petersburg-Tri Victory, by Victory Dance) & 5YO gelding Your Honour (Niello-Master Belle, by Masterpiece). Earning his first black-type win, Riva De Lago took his record to 7 wins & 8 placings (including the Gr2 Ajax Stakes, Gr3 Liverpool City Cup & Listed Luskin Star Stakes at Scone) from 27 starts.