First Win For Bazaruto Island
Bazaruto Island [pictured left at the KZN Yearling Sale] got up to get his first win at the Vaal earlier today over 1000m on turf.
Carrying a top weight of 60kgs under jockey Marthinus Mienie, Bazaruto Island won by three quarters of a length from Penitent Pirate (by Mullins Bay), Commentator (by Announce) and Gasoline(AUS).
The son of Mullins Bay out of Hell's Fire by Fard, has now placed twice and won from his last four starts.
His dam Hell's Fire, is a two-time winner by Fard out of Taxiarchos mare, Gr3 winner Floating Taxi. This is the immediate family of William Henry, Foxy Flo and Bluff.
Congratulations to owner/trainer Mr G J Maroun.