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Zennista Wins Listed Caloundra Cup
At Queensland's Sunshine Coast, 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 a 2.3-lengths victory for raiding Kiwi trainer Linda Latta in the $202,000 Listed Caloundra Cup (2400m) over imported Irish-bred 8YO entire Voila Ici (Daylami-Far Hope, by Barathea) & 7YO gelding Rothera (Tobougg-Nova Serrure, by Celestial Dancer). A NZ$20,000 yearling consigned by Oxford Thoroughbreds at the 2009 NZB Festival Sale at Karaka, Zennista took her record to 7 wins (also including last November's Gr3 Tauranga Stakes, Listed Rangitikei Gold Cup & Listed Ag Challenge Stakes at Wanganui) & 12 placings (including last start's Gr2 Brisbane Cup & Gr3 Premier's Cup, plus 2012's Gr3 Graeme Johnson Antique Jewellery Handicap from 33 starts for $390,766 earnings.