4 G (Iffraaj - Double Elle by Generous)
Run over 1600m on September 23, 2017 at Hastings
Prizemoney: $200,000
Trainer: S Autridge & J Richards
Jockey: O P Bosson
Time: 01:40.2
Track Conditions: Slow(9)
Race Club: Hawkes Bay
Winners Details
Sale: 2014 NZB National Weanling Sale, Vendor: Goodwood Stud, Purchase Price: $5,000; Sale: 2015 NZB 2YO Ready To Run Sale, Vendor: Stainley Park, Purchase Price: $42,500. Breeder: Goodwood Stud Ltd, Central, NZ
Sales Co: NZB
Then came: Close Up, Kawi, Underthemoonlight, Volkstok'n'barrell, Mime, Miss Wilson, Stolen Dance, Thee Auld Floozie, Sofia Rosa, Volpe Veloce, Coldplay, Aide Memoire, El Pescado
J: O P Bosson
T: S Autridge & J Richards
W: 58.5 kgs
S: Iffraaj
D: Double Elle
J: G L Cooksley
T: Ms S Hale
W: 59 kgs
S: Shinko King
D: Regelle
J: J L Waddell
T: S A Sharrock
W: 59 kgs
S: Savabeel
D: Magic Time
J: C E Lammas
T: Ms K McQuade
W: 57 kgs
S: El Hermano
D: Midnight Dip

At Hastings in New Zealand, Haunui Farm shuttler Iffraaj (Zafonic-Pastorale, by Nureyev) celebrated an elite race success when New Zealand-bred 4YO chestnut gelding Gingernuts (Iffraaj-Double Elle, by Generous) powered home from the rear of the field to win the $200,000 Gr1 Windsor Park Plate (1600m) for 3YO+, defeating Close Up & Kawi. In claiming his third Group One success, the Te Akau Racing-owned Gingernuts improved his record to 6 wins (including the Gr1 New Zealand Derby, Gr1 Rosehill Guineas & Gr2 Avondale Guineas) and 1 placing from 11 starts for NZ$1,152,909 in earnings. After initially being sold as a weanling for NZ$5,000 at the 2014 NZB National Weanling, Broodmare & Mixed Sale, Te Akau purchased Gingernuts for NZ$42,500 as a 2YO at the 2015 NZB Horses In Training Sale. Gingernuts is now favourite for the Gr1 Livamol Classic (2000m) in a fortnight but he is far from a certain runner in the race. He also holds entries in the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups. The $3.15 million Gr1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) will be run at Caulfield on 21 October. "We won't be making any decisions today and we'll sit down tomorrow and have a chat," co-trainer Jamie Richards told NZ Racing Desk. "The horse still isn't 100 per cent in the coat just yet. He's a staying type of horse and to win over a mile at weight-for-age as a four-year-old is a great effort."