Originally Posted by Ridin' Green
It ought to work good for that application since it only has to drive the deck. Just make sure to keep a real close eye on the air filter since it'll be "down and dirty" so to speak.
Especially if you do like a lot of people I see and run your tow mower to the rt side of the leading mower. This causes the leading mower's discharge to go directly in front of (and sometimes directly on) the tow mower. That's why I run my tow mower on the left side of the leading mower.