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Natuzzi Wins Listed Lightning Handicap
At Trentham in New Zealand, 5YO gelding Natuzzi (Coats Choice-Monsanto, by Kilimanjaro) scored by 2-lengths for trainer Paul Richards in the NZ$50,000 Listed Lightning Handicap (1200m) for 3YO+, over fellow 5YO gelding Whosyourmaster (Captain Rio-Peace of Mind, by Wild Rampage) & 4YO mare Alleyoop (Thorn Park-Tzarina Star, by Danasinga). Natuzzi took his record to 7 wins (including the Listed Lightning Handicap & Listed Southland Guineas) & 6 placings (including the Gr1 Telegraph Handicap & Gr3 White Robe Lodge Stakes) from 21 starts for NZ$211,125 earnings. Natuzzi was purchased for NZ$9,000 at the NZB South Island 2YO & Mixed Sale from the draft of Three Valleys.