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Cynisca (horse)

Sire Apremont
Dam Nautilus
Grandsire Mortemer
Damsire Traducer
Gender Mare
Foaled 1886
Country New Zealand
Color Not found
Breeder Not found
Owner Not found
Trainer Not found
Record Not found
Earnings Not found
Cynisca is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Nautilus by Apremont. She was born around 1886 in New Zealand, and was bred by Not found.
Major wins
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.

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