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Daffodil Produces First Foal

Waikato Stud’s triple G1 winning racemare Daffodil produced her first foal on Wednesday morning.

After a copybook delivery, the Kevin Gray-trained Australasian Oaks winner produced a beautiful chestnut filly by the Champion Hong Kong sire, Pins.

“She’s a nice leggy, attractive filly,” said Waikato Stud’s Mark Chittick.

“We are very happy to get a filly.”

The eye-catching foal has some big shoes to fill.

Her successful No Excuse Needed dam Daffodil was the Champion New Zealand 3YO of 2008/2009 with elite level wins in the Gr.1 AJC Australian Oaks and in the Gr.1 New Zealand 1000 Guineas. At four, she returned to garner further G1 reward, this time by way of the Hawke’s Bay Windsor Park Challenge Plate.

Daffodil, who is proving to be a wonderful mum, will either visit Pins or Savabeel this season.

Waikato’s 27 Foals as at 1 September 2011 comprise

DATE COL SEX SIRE DAM (DAMSIRE)

31/08/2011 Chestnut Filly Pins Daffodil(No Excuse Needed)
30/08/2011 Bay Colt Pins Soelle (Stravinsky)
30/08/2011 Chestnut Filly Rios Miss Italy (No Excuse Needed)
30/08/2011 Bay Filly Savabeel Fru Ju(No Excuse Needed)
30/08/2011 Bay Colt O’Reilly Bird(Danasinga)
29/08/2011 Bay Colt Pins Lucida (O’Reilly)
29/08/2011 Bay Colt No Excuse Needed Live It Up (O’Reilly)
29/08/2011 Bay Filly O’Reilly Etoile Centieme (Danasinga)
27/08/2011 Bay Colt Pins Lowland (Centaine)
26/08/2011 Bay Filly Fast’N’Famous Pinderella (Pins)
26/08/2011 Brown Colt O’Reilly Chilled Out (Anabaa)
24/08/2011 Bay Colt Pins Celebrate (Savabeel)
23/8/2011 Brown Filly O’Reilly Breezy (Pins)
23/8/2011 Bay Colt O’Reilly Striptease (Danasinga)
23/8/2011 Bay Colt Fast’N’Famous Little Glo (Howbaddouwantit)
22/8/2011 Bay Colt Road To Rock Samantha Jane (Danasinga)
22/8/2011 Bay Colt Pins Brazen (O’Reilly)
17/8/2011 Bay Filly O’Reilly Lodore Mystic (Centaine)
11/8/2011 Black Filly O’Reilly Sweet Lady (Encosta De Lago)
10/8/2011 Brown Colt O’Reilly Go Our Dana (Danasinga)
10/08/2011 Bay Filly O’Reilly Volkrose (Volksraad)
08/08/2011 Bay Filly O’Reilly Metropolitan (Elusive City)
06/08/2011 Bay Filly Fast’N’Famous Pamper (Pins)
04/08/2011 Bay Filly No Excuse Needed Nala (O’Reilly
04/08/2011 Brown Filly Pins Smartway (Pins)
29/07/2011 Bay Filly Pins Sparkling Satine (‘Reilly)
28/07/2011 Bay Filly O’Reilly One Love (Danasinga)

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