Zealand mare Sunline has made a great start to the Australian Racing Champions Award night
in Melbourne by being inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.
Sunline is the first horse to be inducted into the Hall of Fame while
The winner of 13 Group 1 races including two Cox Plates, Sunline has
twice been voted Australian Champion Racehorse of the Year and she is one of the leading
contenders for this year's award to be announced later tonight.
Her career statistics so far read 44 starts for 31 wins and ten
placings and she is the all-time prize money record holder with more than $11 million in
Later tonight she is a finalist in the
Horse of the Year, Champion Middle Distance Performer and Champion Filly/Mare.
Bay mare bred in New Zealand in 1995
By Desert Sun (GB) from Songline (NZ)
44 starts 31-8-2 $11,019, 741 (at time of induction)
Trainer: Trevor McKee
Jockeys: Greg Childs, Larry Cassidy and Peter Johnson