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Coup Entrepreneur Wins NZ Easter Cup
The 5YO gelding Coup Entrepreneur (Entrepreneur-Chamela, by Sir Tristram) snatched victory by a nose in the NZ$40,000 Gr3 Easter Cup (1600m) at Riccarton Park. Coup Entrepreneur (ridden by ridden by Daniel Bothamley for trainers Peter & Dawn Williams) defeated 4YO gelding & stable-mate Fiscal Madness (Volksraad-Belle Nuite, by Balmerino) & fellow 5YO gelding Mr Toff (Personal Escort-Eriskay, by Kings Island). Coup Entrepreneur (a NZ$42,000 yearling at the 2002 NZB Select Colts Sale) also won the Listed Greenslades Stakes (1400m) at Wingatui in February; overall he now has 8 wins from 18 starts (including 4 in succession last year).