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Zennista Wins Gr3 Tauranga Stakes
At Tauranga in NZ, multiple Gr1-winning former NZ Java Lodge & Independent Stallions Victoria shuttler Zenno Rob Roy (Sunday Silence-Roamin Rachel, by Mining) added a black-type success when 5YO mare Zennista (Zenno Rob Roy-Zarnitsa, by Maroof) scored by a nose for trainer Lisa Latta in the NZ$70,000 Gr3 Tauranga Stakes (1600m) for 3YO+, over 7YO gelding Veyron (Thorn Park-Over the Limit, by Centro) & 6YO mare Lady Chaparral (High Chaparral-Images, by Gleam Machine). A NZ$20,000 yearling consigned by Oxford Thoroughbreds at the 2009 NZB Festival Sale at Karaka, Zennista took her record to 6 wins (including the Listed Rangitikei Gold Cup & Listed Ag Challenge Stakes at Wanganui) & 9 placings from 26 starts for NZ$268,500 earnings. For in-depth race, winner & runner details click on the race name in this item.