Faustino Flies To Fifth Win


Faustino accelerates to his 5th career win. His half brother, 8-time winner Filippo is in the back ground. Image: Candiese Lenferna

Speedster Faustino left his rivals in his dust at Hollywoodbets Scottsville again, controlling the pace from the jump under Keratile Katjedi to secure his fifth career victory over 1000m, in a time of 56.22 seconds.

A recent winner of the World Sports Betting Dash over 400m at Hollywoodbets Greyville, the son of Gr1 sprint winner Crusade won by almost two lengths from Winter Flight, whilst his 8-time winning Toreador half brother Filippo finished further down field.

Keratile thanks Faustino for his efforts. Image: Candiese Lenferna

Bred by Piemonte Stud, dam Wishful Eye has been a star at stud to date with all four of her runners being multiple winners, and it will be exciting to see her beautiful daughter by Vercingetorix coming through the ranks; a graduate of the 2022 National Yearling Sale.

It was part of a treble for trainer Kom Naidoo on the day, including another #kznbred Candy For My Mommy for owner and breeder Mr Shaktie Bunwarie, a daughter of Noble Tune raised at Rathmor Stud.

Piemonte Stud have 12 two year olds on offer at the August 2YO Sale taking place at the TBA Complex on 26 & 27 August.

They include progeny by Erupt, New Predator, Flying The Flag who has had a slew of winners recently, Global View, a filly by Flower Alley (who is developing a reputation for producing good fillies), Captain Of All and the late Lancaster Bomber.

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