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Hillston Exchange Wins Listed VRC Winter Championship
Riverdene Stud stallion Marwhina (Marscay-Orwhina, by Vain) celebrated a stakes success when 5YO gelding Hillston Exchange (Marwina-Even Exchange, by Sir Samuel) proved too strong in the $200,000 Listed VRC Winter Championship (1600m) for 3YOs & up at Sandown Park. Ridden by Darren Gauci for trainer Dave Heywood, Hillston Exchange won by a length from 6YO gelding Ista Kareem (Germano-Princess Touch, by Touching Wood), with another head to fellow 5YO gelding Haddle McDaddle (Strategic-Imperial Stakas, by Imperial Baron). Hillston Exchange took his record to 9 wins & 18 placings from 44 starts for $423,760 earnings.