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Wellfield Lodge Offer For Multiple Gr1-Winner Alamosa
Boom NZ 3YO colt Alamosa (O'Reilly-Lodore Mystic, by Centaine) who smashed the track record in notching his 2nd successive Gr1 victory over older rivals (& 3rd Gr1 win overall) in the Gr1 Otaki-Maroi WFA (1600m) at Otaki on February 22 is "under offer" from Palmerston North's Wellfield Lodge, reported anzbloodstocknews.com. Alamosa (a NZ$60,000 yearling at the 2006 NZ Bloodstock Premier Sale at Karaka) was 2nd-highest rated NZ 2YO last season & boasts 9 wins (also including the Gr1 Thorndon Mile over 1600m at Trentham on January 26 & Gr3 Wellington Stakes over 1600m at Trentham a week earlier on January 19, plus December's Gr2 Avondale Guineas over 1600m & October's Gr2 Hawke's Bay Guineas over 1400m at Hastings, as well as last season's Gr1 Ford Diamond Stakes over 1200m at Ellerslie & Listed Wellesley Stakes over 1000m at Hastings) & 5 placings (including runner-ups in both November's Gr1 NZ 2000 Guineas over 1600m at Riccarton Park & October's Gr2 Wellington Guineas over 1500m at Trentham, as well as last season placings in the Gr1 Ford Manawatu Sires' Produce Stakes over 1400m at Awapuni & Listed Welcome Stakes over 1000m at Riccarton Park) from 17 starts.