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1st Win For Full-Sister To NZ Star Dowager Queen
The full-sister to multiple stakes-winning & multiple Gr1-placed 3YO filly Dowager Queen (Savabeel-Dower, by Pins) recorded her 1st win when 2YO filly Dowager Princess (Savabeel-Dower, by Pins) scored over 1200m at Ruakaka yesterday for trainers Graeme & Debbie Rogerson. Dowager Princess was passed-in for NZ$46,000 on a NZ$50,000 reserve when consigned by Dormello Stud at the 2011 NZB Select Yearling Sale. Her full-sister Dowager Queen won 2011's NZ Listed Windsor Park Stud Rotorua Stakes (1400m) at Arawa Park, NZ Listed Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Ellerslie & NZ Listed Fordell O'Leary's Fillies Stakes (1200m) at Wanganui, plus placings in the NZ Gr1 The Oaks Stud Manawatu Sires Produce Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni, as well as Australia's Gr1 Flight Stakes (1600m) at Randwick, Gr1 Crown Oaks (2500m) at Flemington, Gr2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) at Flemington & Listed Ethereal Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield.