Italian Poet

Account of VALACHI DOWNS, Matamata (As Agent).



Foaled 3rd November 2018

Bay Colt



Branded: arcinvnr sh; 33 over 8 off sh


Zacinto (GB)








Distant View

Mr. Prospector

Reams of Verse






Green Desert


Celtic Assembly




Sir Tristram



ZACINTO (GB) (Bay 2006-Stud 2012). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, Goodwood Celebration Mile, Gr.2. Sire of 100 rnrs, 50 wnrs, inc. SW Ugo Foscolo (New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), Secret Allure, Vassilator, Odeon, Zigwig, SP Brilliant Venture, Karalino, Monrecour, Charlie Horse, Son of Zac and of Miss Mandito, Navagio, Shadow King, Wize Act, Zawhip, Aerohappiness, Not Usual Talent, High Distinction, etc.

1st dam

QUEST, by Volksraad. 5 wins-3 in succession-2000m to 2200m, Hawkes Bay Roger Russell & Charlie Kennan Memorial H., ARC Stella Artois H., 2d Te Aroha Cup, Waikato RC Teraparacing.co.nz H., Matamata RC Tonezone H. Blood-sister toBUTCH JAMES , half-sister toCAPELLA ,Wisecrack . This is her second foal. Her first foal is an unraced 3YO.

2nd dam

LIMERICK , by Grosvenor. 5 wins 1400m to 2000m, NZ$85,450, Manawatu RC Centaine S.,Gr.3 , Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S.,L , Hawkes Bay Add Impact Signs H., BOP RC AGC H., 3d ARC Championship S.,Gr.2 , WRC Thompson H.,Gr.3 , Hardy Trade H. Sister to Gillygate (dam ofBUTCH JAMES ). Dam of 11 foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

CAPELLA (Rip Van Winkle). 3 wins 1300m to 1600m, NZ$118,005, A$20,000, ARC Eight Carat Classic,Gr.2 , 2d ARC Pukekohe Dental H., 3d Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic,Gr.2 , 4th New Zealand Derby,Gr.1 .

Wisecrack (High Chaparral). 5 wins 1600m to 2100m, NZ$78,265, Waikato RC Skycity Hamilton Casino Cup, 2d Waikato Gold Cup,Gr.3 .

Rhyme. 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m, Wanganui JC Training for You H., 2d WRC Family Raceday H., Hawkes Bay Cru Bar H. Dam of 4 winners-

Master Poet. 3 wins 1600m to 3400m to 2019-20, 2d Matamata RC DaltonsH., 3d Waikato RC Kiltannon Stables H., Matamata RC G&S McKenzie H.

O'Hara. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m to 2018-19, 2d Waikato RC Total Mortgages H.

3rd dam

STEPS, by Tights. 4 wins 1200m to 2000m. Half-sister toREADY TO EXPLODE . Dam of 2 named foals, 1 to race, 1 winner-

LIMERICK (Grosvenor). 5 wins. See above.

Gillygate. Unraced. Dam of 6 winners-

BUTCH JAMES (Volksraad). 9 wins 1400m to 4280m, NZ$250,420, Wanganui Cup,L , Feilding Gold Cup,L , 2d Marton Cup,L , 3d Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup,Gr.2 , Feilding Cup,L .

Fieldmaster (Black Minnaloushe). 10 wins 1400m to 3400m, NZ$4,550, A$443,937, BRC Brc.com.au H., 3d TTC Launceston Cup,Gr.3 .

Gateway (Coats Choice). 2 wins at 2 at 800m, 1200m, Avondale 2YO Classic, 2d Waikato RC Star Way S.,L , 3d ARC Karaka Million 2YO H.

4th dam

DECANKA , by Decies. 12 wins 1200m to 2000m, NZ$83,355, ARC Galaxy S.,Gr.3 , Waikato RC Noble Heights S.,Gr.3 , Avondale JC West End S.,L , 2d Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup,Gr.2 .Half-sister to Petite Voleuse (dam ofDEROBE ). Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

READY TO EXPLODE (Palace Music). 6 wins-4 at 2-1100m to 1600m, A$504,335, VATC Toorak H.,Gr.1 , MVRC Bill Stutt S.,Gr.2 .