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Blathwayt Wins Listed Feilding Gold Cup
At Awapuni in New Zealand, Longspring Stud's beautifully bred stallion Colombia(Zabeel-Eight Carat, by Pieces Of Eight) added a black-type success when consistent 6YO gelding Blathwayt (Colombia-Miss Yachtie, by Yachtie) scored by 2-lengths for trainer Alby McGregor in the NZ$50,000 Listed Fielding Gold Cup (2100m), over 7Yo gelding Thorn Prince (Thorn Park-Shinko Princess, by Shinko King) & fellow 6YO gelding Authentic Paddy (Howbaddouwantit-Authentic Cross, by Cape Cross). Earning his first stakes win, Blathwayt took his record to 7 wins & 6 placings (including runner-up in the Listed Taumarunui Gold Cup) for NZ$140,675 earnings.