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Sandrine off to flying start
06 Dec 2017

Highly-regarded filly Sandrine (Savabeel x Klarissa) made the perfect start to her career at Pukekohe on Wednesday.

The three-year-old, who was born and raised at Trelawney, had two trials to prepare her for a winning debut under jockey Leith Innes in the Lone Star Pukekohe Maiden (1200m).

“Her trials were very good and she’s always showed a lot of promise and I think she can go right through the grades,” said Debbie Rogerson, who trains the Joan Egan-bred and raced filly with husband Graeme.

“Leith rode her at the trials and wanted to get on when I lined her up. I rang Joan and asked her if I could nominate her for the New Zealand Oaks, which I’ve done.

“It’s a dream and there’s a lot of water to go under the bridge yet.” -NZ Racing Desk