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Pump Up The Volume Wins Gr3 Rotorua Cup
At Arawa Park in New Zealand, Waikato Stud's Cox Plate winning stallion Savabeel (Zabeel-Savannah Success, by Success Express) added a Group success when 6YO gelding Pump Up The Volume (Savabeel-Nat the Brat, by Racing is Fun) scored by 2.75-lengths for trainer Ralph Manning in the NZ$75,000 Gr3 Rotorua Cup (2200m) for 3YO+, over 4YO mare Miss Mossman (Mossman-Dane Promise, by Danehil) & 5YO mare Decorah (Pins-Nordic Dancer, by Generous). This was the first stakes victory for Pump Up The Volume who took his record to 5 wins and 11 placings from 35 starts for $150,835 earnings. Pump Up The Volume was purchased by his trainer Ralph Manning for NZ$10,000 at the 2010 NZB Select Yearling Sale from the draft of Raequin Park.