Run over 2000m on December 26, 2015 at Ellerslie
Trainer: M Blanshard
Jockey: L G Innes
Track Conditions: Good
Race Club: ARC
Then came: Stolen Dance, Authentic Paddy, Soriano, Addictive Habit, Oh So Splendido, Farm Boy, Pondarosa Miss, Celebrity Miss, Thunder Down Under, King Krovanh,
At Ellerslie in New Zealand, Waikato Stud's Cox Plate winning stallion Savabeel (Zabeel-Savannah Success, by Success Express) celebrated an elite success when 5YO gelding Kawi (Savabeel-Magic Time, by Volksraad) scored by 0.2 length for trainer Allan Sharrock in the Gr1 Zabeel Classic (2000m) for 3YO+, over 4YO mare Stolen Dance (Alamosa-Songbird, by Black Minnaloushe) & 6YO gelding Authentic Paddy (Howbaddouwantit-Authentic Cross, by Cape Cross). Kawi improved his record to 10 wins (including the Gr1 Makfi Challenge Stakes, Gr2 Manawatu Challenge Stakes, Gr3 Taranaki Cup & Listed Anniversary Handicap) and 7 placings (including the Gr1 Easter Handicap) from 21 starts.