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Shez Sinsational Wins Gr2 Cal Isuzu Stakes
At Te Rapa in New Zealand, Linwood Park's Gr1-winning NZ-based stallion Ekraar (Red Ransom-Sacahuista, by Raja Baba) added a group-success when 5YO mare Shez Sinsational (Ekraar-Original Sin, by Shinko King) scored by a long-head for trainer Allan Sharrock in the Gr2 Cal Isuzu Stakes (1600m) for 3YO+ fillies and mares, over 4YO mare Diademe (Savabeel-Bling, by O'Reilly) & 5YO mare Floria (Savabeel-Aria, by Centaine). Shez Sinsational took her record to 12 wins (also including the Gr1 Spring Classic at Hawke's Bay, March's NZ Gr1 Auckland Cup at Ellerslie, February's NZ Gr1 Darci Brahma International Stakes at Te Rapa, plus 2011's NZ Gr1 Zabeel Classic at Ellerslie) & 8 placings (including 2011's Gr1 Queensland Derby over 2400m at Eagle Farm, Gr1 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm & NZ Gr2 Cal Isuzu Stakes at Te Rapa) from 28 starts for over $1m earnings. For in-depth race, winner & runner details click on the race name in this item.