Trelawney Stud Blueblood Wins on Debut

Media Release - Wednesday December 2

Well-related three-year-old Cheaperthandivorce made the perfect start to her racing career on Wednesday winning the TW Moore 1400 at Rotorua for Roger James and Robert Wellwood.

Impressive debut winner Cheaperthandivorce at Rotorua on Wednesday Photo: Race Images (Kenton Wright)


The daughter of Savabeel had finished second behind subsequent winner Explosively at her only trial performance which lead Wellwood to believe she would put in a good showing on debut.

“We were pleased with her trial leading into the race,” he said.

“The fact that the horse that beat her came out and won at Te Rapa gave us a bit of confidence.

“It was still impressive to see her perform so professionally on Wednesday and see her put them away so easily.”

Ridden by Vinnie Colgan, Cheaperthandivorce jumped smartly and settled just off the pace before showing a ready turn of foot to win by a comfortable 1 ½ lengths.

Cheaperthandivorce is the only filly out of Gr.1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) winner Boundless and is raced by her breeders Brent, Cherry and Faith Taylor of Trelawney Stud.


Race Result - Tw Moore Mdn 1400m

Arawa Park Track: Dead(6) Time: 1:23.62
T: R James & R Wellwood J: V A Colgan 55
3f Savabeel (AUS) x Boundless (NZ) (Van Nistelrooy (USA))
T: S B Marsh J: D S Johnson 56.5
4m Super Easy (NZ) x Minori Express (AUS) (Green Line Express (USA))
Cathay Nova
T: A W Pike J: M J Mc Nab 56.5
4m More Than Ready (USA) x Dolmabache (NZ) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
NZB Karaka - Book 1 $320,000
V:Pencarrow Stud
B: Hughes Bloodstock
Lily's Lady
T: S Autridge & K Shailer J: C J Grylls 55
3f Contributer (IRE) x Bohemian Lily (NZ) (O'Reilly (NZ))
Pahi Lass
T: F T Ritchie J: L H Satherley 55
3f Iffraaj (GB) x Seducation (AUS) (Danehill (USA))
Waipipi Gal
T: T A Donaldson J: A J Calder 56.5
5m Bullbars (AUS) x Milord A Lady (NZ) (Lord Ballina (AUS))
T: Ms K Fursdon J: S R Weatherley 56.5
4m Dalghar (FR) x Sacred Country (NZ) (Perfectly Ready (AUS))
NZB Karaka - Book 3 $6,000
V:Brighthill Farm
B: Markwood Lodge
Holy Khan
T: S B Marsh J: W F Pinn 54
3g Mongolian Khan (AUS) x Lucy O'Reilly (NZ) (O'Reilly (NZ))
NZB South Island Sale $55,000
V:Paritai Farm Ltd
B: David Butt
Its So Easy
T: G J Old J: J J Fawcett 56.5
5m Super Easy (NZ) x Atonement (NZ) (Thorn Park (AUS))
T: M K Farmer J: T D Thornton 58.5
5g Thewayyouare (USA) x Veronica Hall (NZ) (Volksraad (GB))
NZB National Weanling Broodmare and Mixed Sale - Weanlings $13,000
V:Windsor Park Stud
B: Lyndhurst Farm
NZB Festival Yearling Sale $18,000
V:Lyndhurst Farm
B: Mr DG Allison
Je Suis D'Or
T: G T Hennessy J: A C Goindasamy 55.5
4m Tiger Prawn (SAF) x Je Suis (NZ) (Stravinsky (USA))
NZB Karaka - Book 3 $3,000
V:Seaton Park Ltd
B: Mr GT Hennessy
Secret Show
T: S B Marsh J: S T Collett 57
3g Showcasing (GB) x Amirar (NZ) (Ekraar (USA))
Buy Me A Rose
T: J C Pender J: S M Mc Kay 56.5
5m Rios (NZ) x Chantilly Rose (NZ) (Jetball (AUS))
Stallion Parade
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