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Caulfield Cup Winner Mannerism Dies
Popular racemare and Caulfield Cup winner Mannerism has died at the age of 28. The news was announced yesterday afternoon by Milburn Creek, the NSW-based boutique nursery which Mannerism called home. Prepared by Hall of Fame trainer Lee Freedman, Mannerism (Amyntor-Northwood Manner, by Knightly Manner) won 13 of her 38 starts for $1.78 million prize money. She won four Gr1 races, namely the Australasian Oaks, Futurity Stakes, and Show Day Cup (now known as the Gr1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes, but it is her victory over top-class Kiwi stayer Veandercross in the 1992 Caulfield Cup that will live longest in the memory. At stud, Mannerism produced 10 foals to race with the best performed being dual Gr2 winner Dandify and Gr3 winner and sire Manner Hill. Click here to watch Mannerism's Caulfield Cup win.