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Injury Forces Retirement Of November Rain
NZ trainer Richard Collett confirmed "a long-standing injury has forced the retirement" of Gr2-winning & dual Gr1-placed 5YO mare November Rain (Stravinsky-Lady Teruko, by Kris S) reported theinformant.co.nz. November Rain (a NZ$170,000 yearling at the 2008 NZB Premier Sale at Karaka) recorded 5 wins (including the Gr2 Cal Isuzu Stakes over 1600m at Te Rapa) & 12 placings (including the Gr1 Easter Handicap over 1600m at Ellerslie, Gr1 NZ Oaks over 2400m at Trentham, Gr2 Counties Cup over 2100m at Pukekohe, Gr2 Sir Tristram Fillies Classic over 2000m at Te Rapa, Gr3 Wellington Stakes over 1600m at Trentham & Listed Sunline Vase over 2100m at Ellerslie) from 31 starts for NZ$253,600 earnings.