Cuddle (horse)

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Sire Psychology (GB)
Grandsire Tracery (USA)
Dam Caress (NZ)
Damsire Martian (NZ)
Sex Mare
Foaled 1929
Country New Zealand
Colour Bay
Record 66: 23-14-5
Earnings $24,264
Major wins
1936 All Aged Stakes
1936 Auckland Cup
1936 Doncaster Handicap
1936 St George Stakes
1935 Auckland Cup
1935 New Zealand Cup
Cuddle Stakes named after her.
Last updated on 17 November 2010

Cuddle was an outstanding New Zealand Thoroughbred racemare that won a large number of major races including the 1935 and 1936 Auckland Cups in race record time. She went to Australia in 1936, where she won a number of races including the Doncaster Handicap.[1]

Cuddle was a filly foaled in 1929 by the good racehorse and sire, Psychology (GB) out of the place-getter, Caress (NZ) by the leading sire, Martian.[2]

Principal race wins[edit]

Cuddle was the dam eight foals, seven raced, with six winners, including the Principal Race winners:

She has a race named after her for fillies and mares called the "Cuddle Stakes" run at Trentham Racecourse.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Success in Australia
  2. ^ Pring, Peter; Analysis of Champion Racehorses, The Thoroughbred Press, Sydney, 1977, ISBN 0-908133-00-6
  3. ^ ASB: Cuddle (NZ) Retrieved 2010-11-17
  4. ^ Cuddle Stakes