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Singspiel Adds Swedish Black-Type
In Sweden, multiple Gr1-winning former shuttler & Dubai World Cup winner Singspiel (In The Wings-Glorious Song, by Halo) added a black-type success when Irish-bred 5YO mare La Zona (Singspiel-Reine de Neige, by Kris) scored a 2-lengths victory in the Listed Lanwades Stud Stakes (1600m) for fillies & mares 3YO-5YO at Taby in Stockholm. La Zona (ridden by Fredrik Johansson for trainer Wido Neuroth) defeated UK-bred 5YO mare Entangle (Pivotal-Entwine, by Primo Dominie) & French-bred 5YO mare Match Point (Verglas-Danira, by Danehill). La Zona was a 60,000 guineas (A$99,000) weanling at the 2006 UK Tattersalls December Sale & subsequently a 155,000 guineas (A$256,000) yearling at the 2007 UK Tattersalls October Sale. La Zona now has 10 wins (also including both August’s Norwegian Listed Erik Steens Memorial over 2400m at Ovrevoll & Swedish Listed Margareta Wettermarks Minneslopning over 1750m at Jagersro, plus the same Swedish Listed Margareta Wettermarks Minneslopning in 2010) & 11 placings (including September’s Norwegian Listed Semb Hovedgard Hoppelop over 1800m at Ovrevoll & May’s Swedish Listed Bloomers’ Vase over 1600m at Taby, plus 2010’s Swedish Listed Jockeyklubbens Avelslopning over 2400m at Jagersro, Norwegian Listed Klaveness Minnelop over 1600m at Ovrevoll, Norwegian Listed Erik O Steens Memorial over 2400m at Ovrevoll, Swedish Listed Jockeyklubbens Avelslopning over 2400m at Jagersro, Swedish Listed Matchmaker Stakes over 1950m at Taby & Swedish Listed Bloomers Vase over 1600m at Taby) from 24 starts.