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Ascot Isle Wins NZ Tauranga Classic
Also in Rotorua, Australian-bred 6YO mare Ascot Isle (Ascot Knight-Seascape, by Shirley Heights) scored a 0.75-lengths win in the NZ$40,000 weight-for-age Listed Tauranga Classic (1400m) for fillies & mares at Arawa Park. Ascot Isle (ridden by Opie Bosson for trainer Karyn McQuade) defeated the 4YO mares Aimee's Idol (Colombia-Aimee's Star, by Lord Century) & Quest For Kash (Kashani-Sunquest, by Sun And Shine). Ascot Isle was a $14,000 yearling at the 2001 Magic Millions Adelaide Sale.