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Christian Cullen (horse)

Christian Cullen is a standardbred horse and one of New Zealand's best pacers. Named after the New Zealand international rugby union player, Christian Cullen, he won 22 of his 31 starts, and $NZ1,249,150 in prize money. He is notable in that he won both the Auckland Trotting Cup and New Zealand Trotting Cup races, the richest harness races in New Zealand. [1]

He is best known for his season as a 4 year-old in 1998-99, where he won all of his 12 starts, including the New Zealand and Auckland Cups and the Miracle Mile. This led to him being crowned Horse of the Year in New Zealand. He was retired from racing in February 2000, but has become the leading pacing sire in Australasia, including siring the New Zealand Cup winner Mainland Banner. [2]

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