Rip Van Gogh

Account of VALACHI DOWNS, Matamata.



Foaled 28th September 2017

Bay Colt



Branded: arcinvnr sh; 15 over 7 off sh


Rip Van Winkle (IRE)



Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer

Urban Sea


Looking Back



Mustique Dream

Don't Forget Me


On the Move (AUS)


More Than Ready

Southern Halo


Woodman's Girl





Granny Apple


RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 5 wins-2 at 2, York International S., Gr.1. Sire of 588 rnrs, 317 wnrs, 23 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc SW Capella (ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2), Lasarla, Te Akau Shark, Euro Angel, First Impressions, Kingsguard, Let Her Rip, Magic Dancer, Pendleton, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Dick Whittington (Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1), Creggs Pipes, Real Value, I Am Beautiful, etc.

1st dam

ON THE MOVE, by More Than Ready. Placed at 2, 2d Waikato RC Te Rapa New World 2YO H., 3d ARC Love Realty Limited 2YO S., 4th Avondale JC Murdoch Newell S.,L . This is her first foal.

2nd dam

RUSSETING , by Commands. 9 wins-2 at 2-1000m to 1400m, A$542,570, Qld Tatt's RC Winter S.,Gr.1 , QTC Juanmo H.,L , BTC Homestead Social Golf Club H., Think Pink Think Choices H., 2d QTC Strawberry Road H., 3d BTC Glenlogan Park S.,L , GCTC Silk Stocking H.,L , 4th QTC Dane Ripper S.,Gr.3 . Dam of 3 named foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Elouera. 3 wins at 1300m, 1400m, A$125,950, to 2017-18, ATC ClubsNSW H., 3d ATC NSW Racehorse Owners Association H.

Ridicule. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$79,565, in 2017-18, ATC TAB Rewards P., 2d ATC Tab.com.au H., 3d ATC TAB P., 4th Canberra Guineas,L .

3rd dam

GRANNY APPLE, by Bluebird. Winner at 900m in Aust. Three-quarter-sister toBIALIA , half-sister to Blondine (dam ofLA FAMELIA ,SIXTH LEGION - MR PAULANDRE (Mal.)). Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 5 winners-

RUSSETING (Commands). 9 wins. See above.

Jen See See. 7 wins 800m to 1200m to 2017-18 in Aust.

Landmine. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m in 2017-18 in Aust.

Appleholic. Winner at 1300m in Aust. Dam of 2 winners-

Casinoholic. 9 wins 1200m to 1600m, A$143,735, MRC Hyland Race Colours H., MRC Sunset Cinema H., 3d MRC Ladbrokes H.

Appletini. Unplaced. Dam of-

Box on Collins (Lope de Vega). Winner at 2060m in 2017-18, 2d SAJC Antonio & Elisabeth Romeo H., 3d SAJC Hill Smith S.,L , MRC Polytrack P., 4th SAJC Chairman's S.,Gr.3 .

4th dam

BIANCANEVE, by Salieri. Winner at 1400m, 2d STC Narabeen H., 3d AJC Ruling Ways H. Three-quarter-sister toSCHILLACI , half-sister toBISCARINA (dam ofBIALIA ),Ravenstone . Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Blondine. 2 wins at 1400m, 1450m, VATC Lady Wallace H. Dam of 8 winners-

SIXTH LEGION - MR PAULANDRE (Mal.) (Strategic). 6 wins 1400m to 1700m in Aust. and Malaysia, Selangor TC Sports Toto Supreme Challenge Cup,L , 2d WATC Get Westspeed Forms in Now H.

LA FAMELIA (Strategic). 4 wins-1 at 2-1000m to 1200m, A$122,460, Mornington RC Hareeba S.,L , VRC Newport 2YO H., Derrimut H., 2d MRC Robert Taranto H., SAJC Zena Winser H. Dam of 4 winners-

FRENCH FERN (Lope de Vega). 2 wins at 2 at 1200m, A$266,600, ATC Reisling S.,Gr.2 , Schweppes H., 3d ATC Hyland Race Colours P.