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San Bernardino Wins NZ Lion Red Plate

Monday, 19th October 2009

Hallmark Stud sire Gold Mine (Mr Prospector-Ocean Cat, by Storm Cat) added a NZ black-type success when front-running 4YO gelding San Bernardino (Gold Mine-Miss Katella, by The Commander) returned from a 11-months break to score a 1.25-lengths victory in the NZ$50,000 weight-for-age Listed Lion Red Plate (1200m) at Arawa Park in Rotorua. San Bernardino (ridden by Opie Bosson for trained Graeme & Debbie Rogerson) defeated favoured 9YO gelding Bulginbaah (Starjo-Lady Tristimus, by Tristimus) & 3YO filly Lamington Vegas (Elusive City-Piece Of Cake, by Snippets). San Bernardino (a NZ$28,000 yearling consigned by Hallmark Stud at the 2007 NZB Select Sale) now has 4 wins (also including 2008's Gr3 Stewards Stakes over 1200m at Riccarton Park, plus both 2007's Listed Fairview Ford Stakes over 1100m at Te Rapa & Listed Welcome Stakes over 1000m at Riccarton) & 5 placings (including 2008's Gr1 Ford Manawatu Sires' Produce Stakes over 1400m at Awapuni, Gr3 Eclipse Stakes over 1200m at Ellerslie & Listed Fairview Ford Slipper over 1200m at Matamata) from 12 starts for NZ$202,875 earnings.

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