Top cups’ prospect
Nordic looks to have a particularly bright staying future following his defeat of the older horses at Rotorua this afternoon.
The Ocean Park three-year-old was successful over 2200 metres and now has two wins and four placings from eight starts.
Part-owned by Waikato Stud, he was ridden by Jonathan Riddell for Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman.
Nordic was a $280,000 purchase at Karaka and is a son of the unraced High Chaparral mare Queen Cha Cha.
He is a half-brother to the Gr.1 CF Orr Stakes winner Suavito and the Stakes winner Sultan Of Swing.
It is also the family of the international Group One winner Passing Sale.
Garry’s Corner – 17 December 2019
With Christmas around the corner, the Waikato Newsletter is on hold, but the weeks happenings have motivated me to come out of hiding in the corner. It is always difficult to those who were not …Read More
Garry’s Corner – 5 December 2019
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