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Irish Colleen Wins NZ Concorde

Thursday, 3rd December 2009

Also in NZ yesterday, Paxton Park sire Shinko King (Fairy King-Rose Of Jericho, by Alleged) added a group success when 5YO mare Irish Colleen (Shinko King-Fayette, by Grosvenor) scored a 1.25-lengths victory in the NZ$85,000 Gr2 Concorde (1200m) at Avondale. Irish Colleen (ridden by Andrew Calder for trainer Stephen McKee) defeated 5YO gelding Mallinson Road (Sandtrap-Yo Deseo, by His Royal Highness) & favoured 6YO mare Beautiful Girl (Black Minnaloushe-Piccadilly Lily, by Rubiton). Irish Colleen (a NZ$8,5000 weanling at the 2005 NZ Bloodstock Broodmare Sale) now has 5 wins & 7 placings from 22 starts for NZ$176,825 earnings.

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