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Rolling Pin Wins Gr2 Shannon Stakes
Waikato Stud's Pins (Snippets-No Finer, by Kaoru Star) added a Gr2 success when 5YO gelding Rolling Pin (Pins-Gypsy's Daughter, by Mi Preferido) scored by a long-neck for trainer Gwenda Markwell in the $175,000 Gr2 Shannon Stakes (1500m) for 3YOs+ at Rosehill Gardens, over 7YO gelding Offenders (Canny Lad-Parole, by Jade Hunter) & 4YO gelding Fat Al (Al Maher-Fatoon, by Snaadee). A NZ$60,000 yearling at the 2009 NZ Bloodstock Premier Sale at Karaka, Rolling Pin took his record to 8 wins (also including last start's Gr3 Cameron Handicap at Newcastle) & 6 placings (including the recent Missile Stakes at Warwick Farm) from 23 starts for $388,950 earnings. For in-depth race, winner & runner details click on the race name in this item.