Torrid Bromac extended his USA year earnings past $90,000 with his eighth win of the year on Sunday (NZ time).
The six-year-old Courage Under Fire entire showed grit from the six gate, settling fourth and overpowering his rivals in the stretch in 1:53.2 (10ths).
Torrid Bromac, a son of former Bromac Lodge mare Tanisa Bromac (TT, 1:58.1), won by a length and a quarter for driver Jason Bartlett.
This was the 25th start for the year for the Chris Marino-trained pacer, having also picked up five minor placings.
Now a winner of 20 lifetime for over $150,000 in career earnings, he initially won eight of 38 NZ starts for $64,664.
His dam Tanisa Bromac, sold to Torrid Bromac's former NZ owner Max Taylor late last year, has left Tijuana Bromac (1:57.5, 15 wins & $124,897), (Black) Mr Mach (1:56.5, nine wins & $84,109), the two-race winners, Trinity Bromac, and Twitter Bromac, all now in Australia.
Last season she left a filly by Roll With Joe (1:48.4), a siring brother to champion stallion Bettor's Delight and gathering momentum as the sire of boom NSW 3YO, Ignatius (1:51.3), who scored his 16th win from 17 starts last Saturday.
Tanisa Bromac's dam Tanisa Vance, a sister to Play More (1:52.2, US), and half-sister to Grinaldi (1:57.3, 10 NZ wins), is the dam of five individual winners, including former 10-race NZ winner Ross The Boss (1:50, US), who added another 24 wins in the US for $404,654.
The family has also produced other top performers such as Tallyho Bromac (1:53.7), Kotare Jaeger (p2, 1:56.9), Habeebee (1:53.6, US), former NZ 3YO mile record holder Kotare Mach (1:53), Kotare Yael (1:50.8, US), and Tullow (1:50.4, US).