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Daffodil Full-Sister Born At NZ Waikato Stud
In New Zealand, Waikato Stud is celebrating the arrival of a full-sister to triple Gr1-winning 4YO mare Daffodil (No Excuse Needed-Spring, by O'Reilly). Daffodil (who chases her latest Gr1 victory in tomorrow's $2.5 million Gr1 Caulfield Cup over 2400m in Melbourne) currently boasts 7 wins (including last month's NZ Gr1 Windsor Park Plate over 1600m at Hastings & April's Gr1 AJC Australian Oaks over 2400m at Randwick, plus 2008's Gr1 NZB 1000 Guineas over 1600m at Riccarton Park) & 5 placings (including March's Gr3 First Sovereign Trust Lowland Stakes over 2100m at Trentham, plus 2008's Gr3 NZB Gold Trail Stakes over 1200m at Hastings & Listed Wanganui Fillies Stakes over 1200m at Wanganui) from 20 starts for $734,124 earnings.