Talented AUCKLAND REACTOR gelding The Great Buzz NZ led from end to end in 1:52.4 at Miami Valley Raceway, Ohio on Saturday night (January 30).
The six-year-old carved out sectionals of 27, 29.2, 27.8 and 28.4.
Bred by Kahukuri Bloodstock Ltd and Studholme Bloodstock Ltd, The Great Buzz is out of the unraced Risonanza, a Bettor’s Delight mare who also figures as the dam of Resounding 2:00.1 (9 wins).
Star Reactor, a six-year-old mare, took full advantage of a sweet trip to outfinish her rivals on the grass at Methven, New Zealand on Sunday (January 31).
She clocked 58.8 for the last 800 29 for the 400.
Bred by B. L. and Mrs K. E. Calder, Star Reactor has now won four races and almost $25,000 in stakes. She is from Lucy Star (by Holmes Hanover), the dam of five winners including two in 2:00.