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Passing Shot Wins Listed Lightning Handicap
At Trentham in New Zealand, Westbury Stud's Gr1 Oakleigh Plate-winning stallion Swiss Ace (Secret Savings-Rapid Serve, by Carson City) added a black-type success when 4YO entire Passing Shot (Swiss Ace-Derrydane, by Danehill) cored by 0.5-length for trainers Stephen McKee & Eddie Chippendale in the NZ$50,000 Listed Lightning Handicap (1200m) for 3YO+, over 5YO mare Silver Eclipse (Darci Brahma-Zino Belle, by Success Express) & 4YO mare Smashing (Pins-Ruud Van Slaats, by Van Nistelrooy). Passing Shot took his record to 8 wins (including the Gr3 Mr Tiz Trophy) and 4 placings from 23 starts for NZ$239,725 earnings. Passing Shot is owned by Go Racing who purchased him for NZ$50,000 at the 2013 NZ Bloodstock Select Yearling Sale from the draft of Westbury Stud.