Account of Mapperley Stud Ltd, Matamata



Foaled 23rd September 2021

Bay Colt


D 92

Branded: : off sh; 80 over 1




Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way

Miss Opera

Paris Opera



Sir Godfrey


Shades of Silk (AUS)


Thunder Gulch


Mr. Prospector

Line of Thunder

Storm Bird




Katie Louise

Taj Rossi

PUCCINI (NZ) (Bay 2010-Stud 2017). 8 wins from 1600m to 2400m, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, Avondale Guineas, Gr.2. Half-brother to SW Sir Slick (ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1). Sire of 25 rnrs, 9 wnrs, inc. SP Le Villi, Wolfgang and of Texas Tea, Giacomo, Ellenawroe, Gino, Hiwa, Opaea Joe, Pelosi and of the placegetters Fizzy Bubbly, Full of Sincerity, Centanni, Gato Montes, Invialo, Verismo, etc.

1st dam

SHADES OF SILK, by Thunder Gulch. Raced twice. Half-sister to THE MAN, Backstedt. This is her fourteenth foal. Dam of eleven foals to race, eight winners, inc:-

SHOWBOY - JADE FORTUNE (H.K.) (g. by Showcasing). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1650m, NZ$74,650, HK$5,330,960, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, HKJC Kap Shui Mun H., Flamingo H., Striding on Together H., Sports Club Diamond Jubilee H., 2d HKJC Jardine H., Hereford H., Spoonbill H., 3d ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, HKJC Hung to H., Tsuen Wan H., Somerset H., 4th Counties RC Murdoch Newell S., L.

Barbara (f. by He's Remarkable). 4 wins 1400m to 2100m to 2021-22, Whangarei Gold Cup, Waikato RC Vespa H., 2d Whangarei RC Ruakaka Cup, Matamata RC Mitre 10 Matamata H., 3d Counties RC Ssangyong H.

Wheeler Fortune (g. by Elusive City). 3 wins 1200m to 2500m, 3d Manawatu RC Silvester Clark H.

Centre Point (f. by Elusive City). 2 wins at 1400m, 3d ARC GL Cooksley Tankard H., Avondale JC Campbell Brown Planning H.

Bad Influence (f. by Contributer). Winner at 1400m in 2021-22, 3d MRC Ladbrokes Back Yourself P.

He's Unforgettable (g. by He's Remarkable). Winner at 2100m.

Euro Fighter (g. by Elusive City). Winner at 1400m in Malaysia.

Katy Lied (f. by Elusive City). Winner at 1200m.

Grand Asahi (g. by Van Nistelrooy). Placed in Singapore.

2nd dam

LYCRA, by Tights. Champion 2YO in NZ. 5 wins-4 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$275,040, A$101,750, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, 2d QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3, ARC La Mer H., 3d VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 4th Victoria Derby, Gr.1, Marton JC Metric Mile, Gr.3, VATC Tranquil Star S., L. Half-sister to Lycsis (dam of BROWN EYED GRACE), Private Collection (dam of PRECOCITY). Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

THE MAN (Dehere). 9 wins 1100m to 1800m, A$312,895, AJC Craven P., Gr.3, STC Fairmont Homes (NSW) H., Eaglehawk by Wolf Blass H., Bulldogs Home Loans H., 2d STC ASI Solutions H., For Our Locals H., Dooleys H., Mark O'Neill Appreciation Year H., 3d NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, ACT RC Canberra Cup, L, AJC Bob Hawke H.

Backstedt (Magnus). 7 wins 1300m to 1800m, A$367,760, VRC Flemington Vase H., Cleanevent H., MRC Booralite Park H., VRC Dorevitch Pathology H., MRC Sportingbet H., 2d VRC Banjo Paterson Series Heat 1, Saintly H., 3d MRC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.3, VRC Flemington Green Fields H.

Final Stretch. 2 wins at 1400m, 1512m in Aust. Dam of 2 winners-

Kermanding (Kermadec). 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, A$93,435, ATC TAB Long May We Play H., 2d ATC Vinery H., 3d Canberra Guineas, L.