Third Group One for Keep the Peace

 
26 Feb 2011

The super-talented Keeper four-year-old mare Keep the Peace landed her third Group One victory when successful in today’s Haunui Farm WFA Stakes (1400m) at Otaki.

 

Keep The Peace (Keeper ex Peace of Mind, by Wild Rampage) won the Wellfield New Zealand Oaks-Gr.1 (2400m) last season and earlier this term at four years added the Mudgway Partsworld Stakes-Gr.1 (1400m) at Hastings.

 

Keep the Peace has now won 6 of her 15 starts. Her Group One placings number three.  She was second (beaten Katie Lee) in the NZ 1000 Guineas (1600m) at three and this season finished third (beaten Wall Street & Fritzy Boy) in the Windsor Park Challenge Plate (1600m) and third (beaten Wall Street & Ginga Dude) in the Kit Ormond Memorial Spring Classic (2040m).

 

Trainer Shaune Ritchie is eyeing a Sydney Autumn Carnival for Keep the Peace.