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Guns At Five Wins Listed Marton Cup
At Awapuni in New Zealand, Dormello Stud stallion Duelled (Redoute's Choice-Leica Pretender, by Sir Tristram) added a black-type success when 6YO gelding Guns At Five (Duelled-Accidentallyinlove, by Cape Cross) scored by 2-lengths for trainer Chris Wood in the NZ$55,000 Listed Marton Cup (2200m) for 3YO+, over 5YO mare Smartly (Fast 'n' Famous-Artemesia, by Peintre Celebre) & 7YO gelding Figure Again (Ishiguru-Figurative, by His Royal Highness). Guns At Five took his record to 9 wins (including the Listed Rotorua Plate & Listed New Zealand St Leger) & 7 placings (including the last start Gr3 Waikato Gold Cup & Gr3 New Zealand Cup) from 36 starts for NZ$194,591 earnings. Consigned by Blandford Lodge at the 2008 NZB National Broodmare & Mixed Bloodstock Sale, Guns At Five was purchased as a weanling by MC Harkema for NZ$12,000.