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Singapore Stakes Quinella For NZB Graduates
In the Listed Queen Elizabeth II Cup (200m) at Kranji in Singapore, two NZ Bloodstock graduates finished 1st & 2nd. The two were Royal Admiral (Starjo-Kilmaghenny) and Crusoe (Volksraad-Caserio). The stablemates are both trained by current Singapore Champion Trainer and New Zealand expat, Laurie Laxon, and are being aimed at the International Gr1 S$3 Million Singapore Airlines International Cup (2000m) on May 20. Royal Admiral was a bargain NZ$800 as a weanling at the 2002 NZ Bloodstock National Weanling, Broodmare and Mixed Bloodstock Sale. Crusoe was a NZ$65,000 yearling at the 2004 NZ Bloodstock Karaka Select Sale.