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Iamishwara Wins Gr2 Awapuni Gold Cup
At Awapuni in New Zealand, former The Oaks Stud stallion Keeninsky (Stravinsky-So Keen, by Jade Hunter) added a Group success when 5YO gelding Iamishwara (Keeninsky-She's Heroic, by Clay Hero) scored by 2.75-lebgths for trainer Antony Kaye in the NZ$100,000 Gr2 Awapuni Gold Cup (2000m) for 3YO+, over 6YO gelding Jubiltae (Falkirk-Dutowin, by Danasinga) & fellow 5YO gelding King Krovanh (Fastnet Rock-Miss Krovanh, by Zabeel). An $8,000 purchase at the 2011 NZ Bloodstock Festival Yearling Sale, Iamishwara took his record to 12 wins (including the Gr1 WFA Classic & Listed Opunake Cup) and 14 placings (including the Gr3 Taranaki Cup) from 57 starts for NZ$407,497 earnings.