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.

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2016 NZB Caulfield Spring WFA Championship Winner Black Heart Bart

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 
Leg Stake Race Date Distance Winner
Race 1 $200,000 Group 2 Back to Caulfield P.B. Lawerence 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
Race 4 $1,000,000 Group 1 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes 14 October 2017 2000m
Championship Points Table as at Leg 2
HORSEPOINTS
Black Heart Bart 14 (3rd leg 1, 2nd leg 2)
Hartnell 10 (1st leg 1)
Vega Magic 10 (1st leg 2)
Tosen Stardom 9 (5th leg 1, 3rd leg 2)
Charmed Harmony 8 (2nd leg 1)
He's Our Rokki (NZ) 4 (4th leg 1)
Hey Doc 4 (4th leg 2)
Le Romain 3 (5th leg 2)
Humidor (NZ) 2 (6th leg 1, 8th leg 2)
I Am a Star (NZ) 1 (7th leg 2)
Jon Snow (NZ) 1 (6th leg 2)
Abbey Marie 1 (7th leg 1)
Amelie's Star 1 (8th leg 1)
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
Previous Championship Winners
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2016 NZB Caulfield Spring WFA Championship Results
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2015 NZB Caulfield Spring WFA Championship Points Table
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