Account of WOBURN FARM, Ohaupo (As Agent).



Foaled 31st October 2019

Bay Colt



Branded: : nr sh; 22 over 9 off sh


Rip Van Winkle (IRE)



Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer

Urban Sea


Looking Back



Mustique Dream

Don't Forget Me


Half Bak


Churchill Downs



Silken Whisper


Bak da Chief

Chief Bearhart

Chief's Crown



RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 5 wins-2 at 2, York International S., Gr.1. Sire of 717 rnrs, 414 wnrs, 32 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc SW Jennifer Eccles (New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1), Te Akau Shark, Subpoenaed, Capella, Lasarla, Sleeping Beauty, Germanicus, Bizzwinkle, Euro Angel, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Dick Whittington, Creggs Pipes, Keep on Fly - Generous Charity (H.K.), etc.

1st dam

HALF BAK, by Churchill Downs. Raced once. Half-sister to TE AKAU SHARK. This is her third living foal. Her second foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of one foal to race-

Super Sid (g. by Rip Van Winkle). Winner at 1400m in 2020-21.

2nd dam

BAK DA CHIEF, by Chief Bearhart. 5 wins 2000m to 2400m, NZ$136,125, Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2, Otaki Maori RC St Leger Trial, ARC Captain Rio H., 3d Wanganui Cup, L. Half-sister to Bak da Princess (dam of PONDAROSA MISS, ECUADOR). Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

TE AKAU SHARK (Rip Van Winkle). 7 wins-3 in succession-1100m to 1600m, NZ$387,250, A$1,091,750, to 2019-20, ATC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, Waikato Sprint, Gr.1, CJC Coupland's Bakeries Mile, Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Spring Sprint H., Gr.3, Hastings-Heart of Hawkes Bay H., Matamata RC Fairview Motors Matamata H., 2d ATC Epsom H., Gr.1, Tramway S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Foxbridge P., Gr.2, 3d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1, 4th New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.

Melarita. 4 wins 1500m to 2100m, NZ$5,000, A$76,418, to 2020-21, MRC Ladbrokes Cash in H., 3d MRC Ladbrokes Money Back Odds H.

3rd dam

Havitbak, by Bakharoff. 8 wins 1200m to 2100m, ARC Peter Lehmann Wines H., Waikato RC Sitrite Furniture H., Cambridge Thoroughbred Sales H., Cambridge JC Thoroughbred Sales H., Counties RC Waitomo Petroleum H., 2d Waikato RC Mapperley Stud S., Gr.3, 3d Rotorua Challenge P., Gr.3, 4th BOP RC Kiwifruit Cup, L. Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners-

BAK DA CHIEF (Chief Bearhart). 5 wins. See above.

Riverina Girl. Placed. Dam of 3 winners-

Eclair Journey (Guillotine). 2 wins at 1350m, 1510m in Macau, 3d Macau 4YO Prelude, L, Macau Guineas, L, 4th Macau Derby, L.

Tunzagutz. 3 wins 1600m to 2100m to 2020-21, Counties RC Steelmac Trading H., 2d ARC Ecochill H., BOP RC Bulk Lines Limited H.

Bak da Princess. Unraced. Dam of 8 winners-

PONDAROSA MISS (High Chaparral). 6 wins 1400m to 2100m, NZ$271,635, ARC Easter H., Gr.1, Coca-Cola H., Simply Squeezed H., Waikato RC The Pathways Immigration Specialists H., 2d Rotorua Challenge P., L, 3d ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1, Auckland Cup, Gr.1.

ECUADOR (High Chaparral). 10 wins 1400m to 2400m, A$1,136,875, ATC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, Carrington S., L, WJ McKell Cup, L, December H., McGrath Estate Agents H., 2d ATC Epsom H., Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway S., Gr.2, ATC Doncaster Prelude H., Gr.3, MVRC JRA Cup, Gr.3, Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3, ATC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, 3d MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, Futurity S., Gr.1, ATC Warwick S., Gr.2.