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Thy (NZ) Rolls to a Regal Win

Thy (NZ) Rolls to a Regal Win

The Waikato Stud owned Thy(NZ) cruised to an upset win in this weekend’s A$120,000 Listed Regal Roller Stakes (1200m) at an excellent day of racing at Caulfield that signalled the start of the spring season.
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Thy (NZ) winning the Listed Regal Roller Stakes at Caulfield.

The daughter of O’Reilly was deemed an outside chance as her best form has previously been over a mile and further. In serendipitous fashion however, she did win on the same date last season, fresh up over 1400m.

The five-year-old mare settled well back in the field for jockey Vlad Duric and when produced as the widest runner in the straight she displayed an electric turn of foot that saw her sweep past her opposition to score a one-length victory.

It was the second stakes victory for the Peter Moody trained mare after winning the Listed Aspirations Handicap (1600m) in Sydney last season along with a placing in the Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) as a three-year-old.

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Bred: Peters Equine Trust & T W Archer Trust Offered: Phoenix Park Purchased: Waikato Stud at New Zealand Bloodstock's 2010 Premier Sale - $600,000
First Leg of NZB’s Spring WFA Championship Won by Rising Star

New Zealand Bloodstock’s Caulfield Spring Weight-For-Age Championship kicked off with a bang as early Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance de Lune(Shamardal) exploded to an effortless win in the A$220,000 P.B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield.
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Puissance de Lune wins the first leg of NZB's Spring WFA Championship at Caulfield.

Excitement dawned upon racing fans as the son of Shamardal’s impressive win in the Group 2 feature announced the arrival of spring racing and set a lofty standard for the rest of the carnival.

The Darren Weir trained entire settled in the back half of the field and jockey Glen Boss picked a path between runners in the straight with Puissance de Lune bursting past pacemaker Ajeeb (NZ) to a seemingly easy win.

One of Australia’s leading jockeys, Boss has not hidden his thoughts of the Irish-bred horse, claiming he is one of the best horses he has ridden comparing him to the likes of Makybe Diva and So You Think (NZ), and the weekend’s performance reinforced his opinion.

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