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Wildflower Wins Listed Jakkalberry Classic

Monday, 23rd October 2017

 Mrgn.Runners
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J: D S Johnson
T: G Richardson & G Parker
W: 53 kgs
S: Keeper
D: Zygadene
0.1L
J: S R Weatherley
T: S F Ritchie
W: 53 kgs
S: Sakhee's Secret
D: Snowmobeel
2.6L
J: A F Jones
T: Ms M Falconer
W: 53 kgs
S: Mastercraftsman
D: Dawn Till Dusk
3.9L
J: C E Lammas
T: V A Prendergast
W: 53 kgs
S: Shocking
D: The General's Lady

At Arawa Park in Rotorua, Cambridge Stud's Gr1-winning stallion Keeper (Danehill-Nuwirah, by Pleasant Colony) added a black-type success when well-bred 5YO bay mare Wildflower (Keeper-Zygadene, by Zabeel) boosted her broodmare value significantly when landing the $50,000 Listed Jakkalberry Classic (1950m) for 3YO+, defeating Snow Secret & Angel In Bluejeans. Wildflower, who races in the Pencarrow Stud colours of owner Sir Peter Vela, improved her record to 4 wins and 5 placings from 14 starts for NZ$100,425 in earnings. Wildflower's third dam is Champion Irish 2YO and Champion European 3YO Habibti, a half-sister to Sir Patrick Hogan's legendary blue hen Eight Carat.

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