Gingernuts wins the New Zealand Derby
Gingernuts won $1million New Zealand Derby at Ellerslie backing up the class he showed to win the Group 2 Avondale Guineas at his previous start, that win earned him a late nomination into todays race.
David Ellis said he was thrilled for all the Te Akau team. "I'm so thrilled for Jamie and Stephen, and Opie rode him sensational, it's just wonderful."
Trainer Jamie Richards, "It was a huge buzz. We didn't know where we were before the Avondale Guineas, there's a lot of excited owners here."
Brisbane is now the target for Gingernuts