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Viadana Wins Listed Lion Red Plate
At Arawa Park in New Zealand, Little Avondale Stud stallion Towkay (Last Tycoon-Princes Tracy, by Ahonoora) added a stakes success when 6YO mare Viadana (Towkay-Yeah Nah, by Kinjite) scored by a half-head for trainer Lance Noble in the NZ$50,000 Listed Lion Red Plate (1200m) for 3YO+, over 5YO gelding Ginner Hart (Volksraad-Lyford Cay, by Montjeu) & 6YO gelding Durham Town (Falkirk-Durham Walk, by Marju). Viadana took her record to 8 wins (including the Gr1 Easter Handicap & Gr3 ARC Eagle Technology Stakes) & 6 placings (including the Gr2 Japan-New Zealand International Trophy Handicap) from 22 starts for NZ$302,325 earnings.