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PB Lawrence Stakes Kicks Off Spring WFA Championship

Thursday, 17th August 2017

A star-studded field will clash in Saturday's $200,000 Gr2 Charge Of The Light Horse P.B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m), the first of four races in the 2017 New Zealand Bloodstock Caulfield Spring WFA Championship. The 14-horse line-up features no fewer than eight individual Group 1 winners - namely Lankan Rupee (Redoute's Choice), Hartnell (Authorized), Black Heart Bart (Blackfriars), Gailo Chop (Deportivo), Humidor (NZ) (Teofilo), He's Our Rokkii (NZ) (Roc de Cambes), Abbey Marie (Redoute's Choice) and Montoya's Secret (High Chaparral). Tosen Stardom (Deep Impact) and Star Exhibit (Statue Of Liberty) have been Group 1-placed. The race will be run as Race 7 at 4:00pm (6:00pm NZT). The winner of Saturday's race will pick up 10 Championship Points, with 8 for second, 6 for third, 4 for fourth, 3 for fifth and 1 each for horses placed sixth, seventh and eighth. The remaining races in the NZB Caulfield Spring Championship Series are the $1m Gr1 New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie Stakes (1400m) on 2 September, the $750,000 Gr1 Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes (1800m) on 1 October, and the $1m Gr1 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes (2000m) on 14 October.

 Mrgn.Runners
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J: Craig Williams
T: James Cummings
W: 59 kgs
S: Authorized
D: Debonnaire
2.3L
J: Katelyn Mallyon
T: J D Sadler
W: 59 kgs
S: Hussonet
D: Magic Harmony
3.3L
J: B Rawiller
T: D K Weir
W: 59 kgs
S: Blackfriars
D: Sister Theresa
3.4L
J: D Dunn
T: D & B Hayes & T Dabernig
W: 59 kgs
S: Roc De Cambes
D: Clerihew

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