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Storming The Tower Wins Gr3 Rotorua Cup
At Arawa Park in New Zealand, 7YO gelding Storming The Tower (Storm Creek-Midnight Dip, by O'Reilly) registered the first stakes victory of his career when scoring by a long neck for trainer John Bell in the NZ$75,000 Gr3 Rotorua Cup (2200m) for 3YO+, over 5YO Irish-bred gelding Gentil Tonton (Yeats-Champaka, by Caerleon) & 6YO gelding Aithentic Paddy (Howbaddouwantit-Authentic Cross, by Cape Cross). Storming The Tower, who was a NZ$4,200 purchase at the 2009 NZ Bloodstock Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale, took his record to 6 wins and 17 placings (including the Gr2 ARC City of Auckland Cup) from 47 starts for NZ$196,875 earnings.