Account of Mapperley Stud Ltd, Matamata



Foaled 22nd September 2020

Bay Colt


D 79

Branded: : nr sh; 83 over 0 off sh




Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way

Miss Opera

Paris Opera



Sir Godfrey


Astardia (AUS)



Soviet Star


Flying Floozie

Pompeii Court

Ransom Claim

Red Ransom


Loving Cup


PUCCINI (NZ) (Bay 2010-Stud 2017). Champion 3YO in NZ in 2013-14. 8 wins from 1600m to 2400m, NZ$920,175, A$242,000, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, Waikato Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, WRC Thompson H., Gr.3. Half- brother to SW Sir Slick (ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1). Sire of SP Wolfgang and of the placegetters Invialo, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.

1st dam

ASTARDIA, by Starcraft. Winner at 1600m. This is her fifth foal. Her fourth foal is a 2YO. Her third foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

STAR OF BOMBAY (f. by Atlante). 4 wins 1200m to 1400m, NZ$110,325, to 2020-21, ARC Mufhasa S., L, Bentleys Chartered Accountants H., Dylan & Nitisha Engagement H., 2d ARC Blue Bubble Taxis H., 3d ARC Auckland Guineas, Gr.2, Egmont RC Mark Frost Electrical H., 4th ARC Westbury Classic, Gr.2, Wellington Guineas, Gr.2.

2nd dam

RANSOM CLAIM, by Red Ransom. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, MRC Special Dane H., SAJC Join the AHA 2YO H., 2d SAJC Morphettville Junction 2YO H., 4th VRC Vanity S., Gr.3. Half-sister to With Love (dam of HOSS AMOR), Cuphill (dam of CELERIS). Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Ransom Moment. 4 wins-1 at 2-1100m to 1300m, MRC Event Landscaping Solutions H., 2d SAJC Bennie Conway H., Windsor Estate Wines H.

Doon Buggy. 11 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$187,672, to 2020-21, 3d Alice Springs TC Inglis Red Centre 2YO Classic.

I'm a Tiger. Winner at 1200m in 2020-21.

3rd dam

LOVING CUP, by Bluebird. 5 wins-3 at 2-900m to 1400m, A$431,560, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, MVRC Silver Jubilee S., L, SAJC Balcrest S., L, 2d SAJC ABCOS Adelaide Million S., 3d STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Cameron H., L, 4th STC Magic Night S., Gr.2, AJC Keith Mackay H., L. Half-sister to LAUDEMIO, VINTAGE DANCE (dam of PITTANCE), Battonage (dam of FULLAZZ), Prunotto (dam of SHY HERO). Dam of 13 foals, 12 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

Cuphill. 4 wins 900m to 1200m, BTC Barry Adams H. Dam of 3 winners-

CELERIS (Fusaichi Pegasus). 4 wins at 1200m, NZ$91,825, Levin S., L, 2d CJC Pegasus S., L.

In Masquerade (Pentire). 3 wins 1500m to 2200m, A$134,532, 2d SAJC Schweppervescence S., Gr.3, Laelia S., L.

Queensgate. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, VRC Global Rewards H. Grandam of-

ROYAL RUMBLE (New Approach). 9 wins-2 at 2 and 3 in succession-1250m to 1800m, A$590,055, to 2021-22, SAJC CS Hayes Memorial Cup, L, 2d SAJC Chairman's S., Gr.3, 3d SAJC Birthday Cup, L.

With Love. Winner at 2 at 1000m, MRC Club 2YO P. Dam of 4 winners-

HOSS AMOR (General Nediym). 4 wins at 2 1100m to 1400m, A$425,350, BRC Hampden S., L, Qld Tatt's RC Mercedes-Benz S., L, BRC Lancaster S., L, 2d MVRC Champagne S., Gr.3. Dam of 2 winners-

QUANTICO (I Am Invincible). 6 wins-3 in succession-1100m to 1300m, A$285,415, to 2021-22, VRC MSS Security Sprint H., L, Qld Tatt's RC GH Mumm H., ATC Southern Cross Group H., XXXX H., TAB P.