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Sarsarun Wins Listed Karaka Classic
At Pukekohe in New Zealand, Moorookyla Park Thoroughbreds' multiple Gr1-placed & Gr2-winning sire Ustinov (Seeking the Gold-Let's Elope, by Nassipour) added a black-type success when 7YO mare Sarsarun (Ustinov-Tramontane, by Gaius) scored by 1.75-lengths for trainers Richard Collett & Gareth McRae in the NZ$50,000 Listed Karaka Classic (1600m) for 3YO+, over 6YO gelding Rafa (High Chaparral - Amanpuri, by Scenic) & 9YO gelding John Gray (Jahafil-Mum's the Word, by Woodborough). Sarsarun took her record to 7 wins & 6 placings (including the Listed Karaka Classic) from 25 starts for NZ$114,450 earnings.