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A weighty problem as Brooks eyes hat-trick with El Luchador

  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018
  • Tim Ryan
After adding the Parliamentary Handicap to his previous start Kiwifruit Cup win, El Luchador will be chasing a hat-trick in Saturday’s Taumarunui Gold Cup.

After adding the Parliamentary Handicap to his previous start Kiwifruit Cup win, El Luchador will be chasing a hat-trick in Saturday’s Taumarunui Gold Cup.

Cambridge trainer Mark Brooks has weight on his mind as he prepares in-form galloper El Luchador for weekend racing as he chases a hat-trick of winter wins in the $65,000 Woods Contracting Taumarunui Cup at Rotorua. The son of El Hermano, raced by a large syndicate including Brooks, his partner Michelle Wenn and the horse’s breeders Frank and Faye Drummond, has been super impressive winning the Kiwifruit Cup (2100m) at Tauranga and the Parliamentary Handicap (2200m) at his most recent o…
 

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