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Marky Mark Wins Gr1 Manawatu Sires' Produce Stakes
At Awapuni in New Zealand, Westbury Stud shuttle stallion Makfi (Dubawi-Dhelaal, by Green Desert) celebrated his first Gr1 winner when 2YO gelding Marky Mark (Makfi-My My Maree, by Testa Rossa) scored by 1-length for trainer Moira Murdoch in the NZ$225,000 Gr1 Manawatu Sires' Produce Stakes (1400m) for 2YOs, over 2YO colt Rocanto (Per Incanto-Romantic Liaisons, by Danasinga) & 2YO filly Reminisce (Roc de Cambes-Animate, by Zabeel). Marky Mark took his record to 3 wins (including the Gr3 Eclipse Stakes) from 4 starts for NZ$188,150 earnings.