Turbo-charged filly by Trotamondo

Trotamondo (Chi) will have to hold fire for his first WA-bred winner after Turbo Mondo pulled up sore at Lark Hill earlier this week.

Turbo Mondo looked an early winner for trainer Colin Webster and owner-breeder John Reynolds when she nosed out Weona Brute (Oratorio) in a Belmont 2yo trial on June 14.

She is the first foal from Is It Windi Turbo (Helenus) who won twice in a career restricted to three starts in Geraldton.  Second-dam Chanti Tropez (Zedrich) was bred by Scenic Lodge and she won at Pinjarra and Bunbury for trainer Liz Strempel.

Reynolds has an Ouqba (GB) yearling half-sister to Turbo Mondo and he sent Is It Windi Turbo to Alwyn Park sire Maschino last year.

Trotamondo (pictured) swept the Chilean 3YO Triple Crown and a year later won the G3 Native Diver Stakes in California.  A son of champion sire Hussonet, he was initially based at Yarraman Park in the Hunter Valley before transferring to Belay Stud owner Bob Martin in Greenough.

Martin has since transferred Trotamondo and stands him in asssociation with Peter Martin at Jurien Bay for a $1,650 service fee.  For more information, contact Martin (0428 261 114) or Smith (0458 180 359).