Daily News Archive
Daily News Subscription
Wyndspelle Wins Gr2 Darci Brahma Waikato Guineas
At Te Rapa in New Zealand, Haunui Farm shuttler Iffraaj (Zafonic-Pastorale, by Nureyev) celebrated a Set Weight success when 3YO colt Wyndspelle (Iffraaj-Western Star, by High Chaparral) scored by 0.5-length for trainers Donna Logan & Chris Gibbs in the NZ$100,000 Listed Darci Brahma Waikato Guineas (2000m) for 3YOs, over the gelding Shocking Luck (Shocking-Shamardal Luck, by Shamardal) and fellow colt Lincoln Blue (Savabeel-Prickle, by Pins). Wyndspelle, a NZ$75,000 purchase at 2015 NZB National Yearling Sales Series from the draft of Hallmark Stud, took his record to 2 wins & 6 placings (including the Gr1 Diamond Stakes as a 2YO plus the Gr2 James and Annie Sarten Memorial Stakes) from 12 starts for $163,775 earnings.