Hutchings to ride Rock ‘n’ Pop gelding in Group 1 NZ Derby
Former champion apprentice Rory Hutchings will ride the Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained The Mayor in Saturday’s Group 1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m).
“He knows his way around Ellerslie and he knows his form so we’re happy to have him on,” Scott said. “He’s a Group One-winning jockey.”
A two-time winner from four starts, The Mayor finished sixth in the Group 2 Avondale Guineas (2100m) at his most recent appearance.
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