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Ondina Wins Listed Laelia Stakes
At Morphettville in South Australia, Arrowfield Stud's Gr1-winning stallion Manhattan Rain (Encosta de Lago- Shantha's Choice, by Canny Lad) added a black-type success when 3YO filly Ondina (Manhattan Rain - Mermaid Island, by Mujadil) scored by 0.2-length for trainer Gai Waterhouse in the $80,000 Listed Laelia Stakes (1600m) for 3YO fillies, over fellow fillies Into The Mist (Redoute's Choice-De Lago Mist, by Encosta de Lago) & Cathy's Mark (Domesday-Abecedarian, by Royal Academy). This was the first stakes victory for Ondina who took her record to 3 wins and 1 placing from 6 starts for $105,310 earnings.