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Stella Di Paco Wins Listed Castletown Stakes
At Wanganui in New Zealand, Waikato Stud's three-time Gr1-winning shuttler Paco Boy (Desert Srtyle-Tappen Zee, by Sandhurst Prince) celebrated his first New Zealand stakes winner when 2YO filly Stella Di Paco (Paco Boy-Savabeel Star, by Savabeel) scored by a long neck for trainers Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards in the NZ$50,000 Listed Castletown Stakes (1200m) for 2YOs, over fellow 2YO filly Miss Fi (Makfi-Paloma, by Mossman) & 2YO colt Massa Lu (Makfi-Altesino, by More Than Ready). Bred and owned by Max Whitby, Stella Di Paco took her record to 1 win from 3 starts for NZ$31,250 earnings.