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Durham Town Wins Gr3 Darley Plate
At Ellerslie in New Zealand, multiple Gr2 & multiple Gr3-winning NZ Windsor Park Stud stallion Falkirk (Tale Of The Cat-Madam Valeta, by Palace Music) added a Group success when 7YO gelding Durham Town (Falkirk-Durham Walk, by Marju) scored by 3.75-lengths for trainers Donna & Dean Logan in the NZ$100,000 Gr3 Darley Plate (1200m) for 3YO+, over 5YO entire Shelford (Redoute's Choice-Taimana, by Woodman) & 5YO mare Hannah Mary (Dubawi-Burscay, by Marscay). Durham Town took his record to 8 wins (including the Gr2 Concorde Handicap, Gr3 Darley Plate & Gr3 Stewards Stakes) 7 placings (including the Gr1 Railway Stakes -twice, Gr3 Concorde Handicap, Gr3 Stewards Stakes & Listed Lion Red Plate) from 29 starts for NZ$349,360 earnings. Donna Logan purchased Durham Town for NZ$43,000 at the 2009 NZB NZ Festival Yearling Sale from the draft of Nerobella Lodge.