2017 New Zealand Bloodstock Spring WFA Championship

New Zealand Bloodstock continued its involvement across the Tasman in 2017 as sponsor of the Melbourne Racing Club's 'Caulfield Spring Weight-for-Age Championship' for the seventh year.

Bonneval (NZ) Winning the G1 New Zealand Oaks. Photo Credit: Race Images
2017 NZB Caulfield Spring WFA Championship Winner Hartnell.

Encompassing four of Caulfield's premier weight-for-age races during the spring, the Championship Series includes the Group 2 Back to Caulfield P.B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m), the Group 1 New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie Stakes (1400m), the Group 1 Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes (1800m) and the Group 1 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes (2000m).

With almost A$3 million in stakes up for grabs over the four-race series, the ultimate winner of the Championship will receive trophies to the value of A$15,000. 


2017 NZB Caulfield Spring WFA Championship Race Schedule
Leg Stake Race Date Distance Winner
Race 1 $200,000 Group 2 Back to Caulfield P.B. Lawrence Stakes 19 August 2017 1400m Hartnell
Race 2 $1,000,000 Group 1 New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie Stakes 2 September 2017 1400m Vega Magic
Race 3 $750,000 Group 1 Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes 1 October 2017 1800m Bonneval
Race 4 $1,000,000 Group 1 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes 14 October 2017 2000m Gailo Chop
2017 NZB Caulfield Spring WFA Championship Points Table
HORSEPOINTSSeries Progress
Hartnell 18 1st Leg 1, 2nd Leg 3
Black Heart Bart 17 3rd Leg 1, 2nd Leg 2, 5th Leg 3
Gailo Chop 16 3rd Leg 3, 1st Leg 4
Bonneval (NZ) 11 1st Leg 3, 6th Leg 4
Vega Magic 10 1st Leg 2
Tosen Stardom 9 5th Leg 1, 3rd Leg 2
Charmed Harmony 8 2nd Leg 1
Single Gaze 8 4th Leg 3, 4th Leg 4
Johannes Vermeer 8 2nd Leg 4
Jon Snow (NZ) 7 6th Leg 2, 3rd Leg 4
He's Our Rokkii (NZ) 5 4th Leg 1, 8th Leg 3
Hey Doc 4 4th Leg 2
Inference 4 6th Leg 3, 5th Leg 4
Le Romain 3 5th Leg 2
Humidor (NZ) 2 6th Leg 1, 8th Leg 2
Abbey Marie 2 7th Leg 1, 8th Leg 4
I Am a Star (NZ) 1 7th Leg 2
Amelie's Star 1 8th Leg 1
Samovare 1 7th Leg 3
Riven Light 1 7th Leg 4
Championship Points Available
First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth Seventh Eighth
10 pts 8 pts 6 pts 4 pts 3 pts 1 pt 1 pt 1 pt
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