Account of VALACHI DOWNS, Matamata.
Foaled 10th October 2017
Branded: nr sh; 21 over 7 off sh
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.
SEA OF FAITH, by Danehill. Winner at 1200m. Sister toTULLY DANE , half-sister toMYGOODGRACE , The Cat's Whiskers (dam ofTAVY ), Private (dam ofBELIEVE YOURSELF ). This is her eleventh foal. Her tenth foal is a 2YO. Her ninth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-
War Legend (g. by Rip Van Winkle). 4 wins 1100m to 1600m, A$199,860, MRC Ladbrokes Mega Margin H., Mitavite Challenge Heat 5 H., 2d VRC Curragh H., 3d VRC TCL S.,L , SAJC Port Adelaide Guineas,L , Bendigo JC Golden Mile H.,L , 4th SAJC Chairman's S.,Gr.3 .
Faith Firebird (f. by Stravinsky). 3 wins-1 at 2-1000m to 1100m, 2d MRC Le Pine Funerals H., 3d MRC Showtime Attractions H.
El Costa Mar (f. by Encosta de Lago). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, 2d WATC Westspeed H., 4th WATC Supremacy S.,L .
Utmost Faith (g. by Encosta de Lago). 4 wins 1666m to 1800m in Aust.
Reillys Run (g. by O'Reilly). Winner at 1100m in Aust.
Bernardini Bay (g. by Bernardini). Placed in 2018-19 in Aust.
Lolly Lover (f. by Fusaichi Pegasus). Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-
Whonicked de Lolly. Winner at 1000m in 2017-18 in Aust.
Timo. Winner at 1200m in Singapore.
GOOD FAITH , by Straight Strike. Top filly on The 1996-97 Australasian 2YO Classification. Joint Head of The 1996-97 NZ 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2 at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$119,750, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S.,Gr.1 , Great Northern Foal S.,Gr.3 , 2d Matamata Breeders' S.,Gr.2 , 3d Waikato RC Star Way S.,L . Half-sister toHeads or Tales , Spring (dam ofDAFFODIL ). Dam of 13 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-
TULLY DANE (Danehill). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, NZ$25,000, A$212,300, VATC HDF McNeil S.,Gr.3 , 2d SAJC HC Nitschke S.,L , 3d ARC Railway H.,Gr.1 , VATC Vain S.,L , MRC JRA Doveton S.,L , 4th VRC Poseidon S.,L , Moomba P.,L , MRC Japan Racing Association S.,L . Sire.
MYGOODGRACE (Royal Academy). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$99,060, CJC Canterbury Breeders' S.,L , ARC Staples Rodway H., 2d Whangarei RC BBS H., 3d Whangarei RC Northland Breeders S.,L . Producer.
The Cat's Whiskers. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m. Dam of 3 winners-
TAVY (Tavistock). 3 wins at 1400m, 1500m, NZ$126,900, ARC Trevor Eagle Memorial S.,L , 2d Cambridge Breeders' S.,Gr.3 , Waikato RC J Swap Contractors Sprint H.,L , 3d ARC Eight Carat Classic,Gr.2 .
Private. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-
BELIEVE YOURSELF (Sebring). 5 wins-2 at 2-1000m to 1400m, A$328,550, S$288,910, ATC Sweet Embrace S.,Gr.2 , Singapore TC Kranji A S., 3d Singapore TC Patron's Bowl,L , Stewards' Cup,L , 4th ATC Golden Slipper S.,Gr.1 , Singapore Guineas,L .