Account of Valachi Downs, Matamata (as agent)



Foaled 2nd September 2020

Chestnut Colt


C 81

Branded: : nr sh; 12 over 0 off sh


Zacinto (GB)








Distant View

Mr. Prospector

Reams of Verse



Silke Top (GB)




Northern Dancer



Zaza Top




Shirley Heights

ZACINTO (GB) (Bay 2006-Stud 2012). 3 wins-1 at 2, Goodwood Celebration Mile, Gr.2. Sire of 177 rnrs, 88 wnrs, inc. SW Ugo Foscolo (New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), Secret Allure, Odeon, Karalino, Vassilator, Zigwig, SP Brilliant Venture, Goodanya, Miss Mandito, Not Usual Talent, Monrecour, Charlie Horse, Son of Zac and of Navagio, Shadow King, Wize Act, Zawhip, Te Kahu, He's a Doozy, etc.

1st dam

SILKE TOP, by Librettist. Winner at 1m in GB, 3d SAJC Angelakis Bros H. Half-sister to ZAZOU, Za Za Gabor. This is her sixth foal. Dam of three foals to race, inc:-

Fellini (g. by Belardo). Placed at 2 in 2021-22, 3d Matamata RC Veterinary Services 2YO S.

Silkardo (g. by All Too Hard). Placed in Singapore.

2nd dam

ZAZA TOP, by Lomitas. Second Top Filly on The 2000 German 2YO Free H. 4 wins-1 at 2-1408m to 2011m in Germany, Hoppegarten Grosser Stutenpreis der Dreijahrigen, L, 2d Milan Premio Dormello, Gr.3, Cologne Schwarzgold Rennen, L. Three-quarter-sister to Zoom, half-sister to Zolango. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ZAZOU (Shamardal). Champion 3YO in Germany in 2010. 9 wins-2 at 2-1300m to 2200m, €630,595, S$150,000, HK$2,000,000, 132,500Kc, 46,000L., 1,101,000Dhs in France, Italy, Germany and Czech, Rome Premio Roma, Gr.1, Cologne Oppenheim Union Rennen, Gr.2, Baden-Baden Preis der Sparkassen Finanzgruppe, Gr.3, Düsseldorf Grosser Preis der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf, Gr.3, Krefeld Dr Busch Memorial, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix Meydan Hotel, 2d Hamburg Deutsches Derby, Gr.1, Istanbul Anatolia Trophy, L, 3d Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, Criterium de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Cologne Rheinland Pokal, Gr.1, Munich Grosser Dallmayr Preis, Gr.1. Sire.

Za Za Gabor (O'Reilly). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Matamata RC Fasttrack H., 2d CJC Warstep S., L, Counties RC HR Fisken & Sons H., 3d ARC Rich Hill Mile, Gr.2, 4th Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders S., L.

3rd dam

ZORINA, by Shirley Heights. Winner at 2 at 1m in Ireland. Sister to Nadina. Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ZAZA TOP (Lomitas). 4 wins. See above.

Zolango (Acatenango). 9 wins-3 in succession-1800m to 2400m, Milan Premio Gardenghi, 2d Milan Premio Emanuele Filiberto, LL.

Zizi Top. 2 wins at 1400m, Baden-Baden Windfang Rennen. Dam of-

Zoom (Lomitas). 4 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 1500m in Germany, 3d Bremen Preis der Mitglieder des Bremer Sprint Cup, L.

4th dam

NADIA NERINA, by Northern Dancer. Winner at 6f in GB. Sister to DANZATORE, three-quarter-sister to London Bells, half-sister to VAGUELY MODEST (dam of DANARANI). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Nadina (Shirley Heights). Winner at 2100m, Saint-Cloud Prix Arbele, 2d Longchamp Prix de la Nonette, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Cléopâtre, Gr.3.