6 M (High Chaparral - Martique by Danehill)
Run over 1600m on April 08, 2017 at Te Rapa
Prizemoney: $200,000
Trainer: M Baker & A Forsman
Jockey: M Cameron
Time: 01:35.4
Track Conditions: Dead(5)
Race Club: Te Aroha JC
Winners Details
Sale: 2013 National Yearling Sale
Vendor: Belvedere Farm
Purchase Price: Passed In
Sales Co: NZB
Then came: Thee Auld Floozie, Mime, Miss Wilson, Sofia Rosa, Rasa Lila, Stylish Attack, Lucyinrio, Big Dreamer, Rising Shot, Fanatic, Girl of My Dreams
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At Te Rapa racecourse in New Zealand, Coolmore's deceased dual Derby-winning shuttler & 6-time Gr1 victor High Chaparral (Sadler's Wells-Kasora, by Dashaan) celebrated an elite success when 5YO mare Charmont (High Chaparral-Martique, by Danehill) scored by a head for trainers Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman in the $200,000 Gr1 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes (1600m) for 3YO+ fillies & mares, over fellow 5YO mare Thee Auld Floozie (Mastercraftsman-Thee Auld Hussie, by Spinning World) & 4YO mare and stable-mate Mime (Mastercraftsman-Maidjeu, by Montjeu). Charmont improved her record to 4 wins (including the Listed Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes) and 12 placings (including the Gr1 New Zealand Oaks, Gr2 Sir Tristram Fillies Classic & Gr2 Royal Stakes) from 24 starts for NZ$293,750 earnings. Charmont, whose second dam is Gr1 Mackinnon Stakes winner and Melbourne Cup runner-up Champagne (Zabeel), was passed in for $240,000 at the 2013 NZB Premier Yearling Sale from the draft of Belvedere Farm. Charmont is raced by her Cambridge breeder Bob Emery, whose colours were also carried by Champagne.