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Redoute's Daughter Wins NZ Filly-Of-The-Year

Tuesday, 15th February 2011

In New Zealand, flagship Arrowfield Stud stallion & current Australian Champion sire Redoute's Choice (Danehill-Shantha's Choice, by Canny Lad) achieved another major milestone when boom 3YO filly King's Rose (Redoute's Choice-Nureyev's Girl, by Nureyev) won the weekend's Gr2 Cambridge Stud Sir Tristram Fillies Classic (2000m) at Te Rapa. The race was also the 8th leg of this season's 10-race NZB Filly-Of-The-Year series & the victory (following earlier wins in the Gr1 NZB 1000 Guineas over 1600m at Riccarton Park, Gr2 NZB Royal Stakes over 2000m at Ellerslie & Gr3 Eulogy Stakes over 1600m at Awapuni) meant King's Rose has won 4 of the 8 legs to date & already attained an unbeatable lead for this year's NZ Champion 3YO Filly title. The current points table is:

  • King's Rose (Redoute's Choice-Nureyev's Girl) 34
  • Smoulder (Traditionally-Flying Firebird) 11.5
  • Dating (O'Reilly-Mandate) 9.5
  • Annie Higgins (O'Reilly-Diva Belle) 8
  • Rememba Howe (Handsome Ransom-Yachting Magic) 7.5
  • Twilight Savings (Secret Savings-Ghemashah) 7
  • Singapore Sling (Starcraft-Gin Sling) 4
  • Insurgent (Ishiguru-Stella Attrice) 4
  • Banchee (Oratorio-Miss Jessie Jay) 4
  • Kiwi Lady (Ruby's Jester-Luscious Lady) 3
  • Angel Del Dinero (My Halo-Habalook) 3
  • Zennista (Zenno Rob Roy-Zarnista) 3
  • Queen of Pop (Pins-Dame Mapperley) 2
  • L'Amour (Towkay-Penthouse Blue) 1.5
  • Cool Storm (One Cool Cat-Flying Free) 1
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