|Cynisca is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Nautilus by Apremont. She was born around 1886 in New Zealand, and was bred by Not found.|
CJC Welcome Stakes (1888)|
CJC Oaks Stakes (1889)
Dunedin Champagne Stakes (1889)
Wellington Cup (1890, 1891, 1892)
Hawkes Bay Cup (1891)
WRC Autumn Handicap (1892)
CJC Metropolitan Trophy (1892)
Easter Handicap (1892)
|Horse (Equus ferus caballus)|
Cynisca (foaled 1886 in New Zealand) was a Thoroughbred mare racehorse named for the Spartan princess Cynisca who became the first woman in history to win at the ancient Olympic Games when she won the four-horse chariot race in 396 BC.
The New Zealand mare is best remembered for winning three consecutive Wellington Cups.