Talented Rondinella impresses

Rondinella

Ocean Park’s gifted daughter Rondinella was back in business at Te Rapa this afternoon.

The smart four-year-old made her first appearance for the season a memorable one with success over 1400 metres.

It was only the fifth start for the well-related mare, who looked well above average last term.

Injury has held her back, but she now looks set to rise through the classes.

Trained by Roger James and Robert Wellwood, Rondinella has now won twice from five starts.

Her Te Rapa appearance was her first since she was a fast-finishing fourth in the Gr.2 Sir Tristram Fillies’ Classic.

Recent News
24 October 2021

Icebath rounds off hot day for stud

Bonny mare Icebath completed a stellar day for Waikato Stud when the homebred claimed a piece of turf history with victory in the inaugural running of The Invitation at Randwick. The genuine daughter of the …

Read More
24 October 2021

Noverre on target for Group 1 goal

Noverre showed exactly why Te Akau’s David Ellis outlaid $800,000 for the Waikato Stud-bred colt at Karaka when he produced a stirring finish to run away with the G3 War Decree S. at Riccarton. The …

Read More