Southland horse finishes eighth

Last updated 17:52 13/11/2012

Relevant offers

Racing

McVicar's first cup runner Keefe eyes fourth win Veteran driver wins at Forbury Park Phoenix Warrior poised to race in Wairio Cup Titan to miss out Busy weekend ahead as Faulks moves to Burnham Oor Wullie triumphs Wairio Cup attracts 16 entries Playaway in form for Wanganui Cup Southland RC tips

Southland-trained Franco Ledger has finished eighth in today's $600,000  New Zealand Cup at Addington in Christchurch.

Franco Ledger, driven by his Ryal Bush trainer Hamish Hunter, led early in the premier staying race, of 3200m.

He took a trail at 2800m, but got pushed three back on the inside with a lap to go.

The 5-year-old entire battled gamely but was unable to close on the leaders.

Terror To Love won the cup for the second consecutive year and gave driver Ricky May his sixth win in the glamour event.

Ad Feedback

- The Southland Times

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content