Account of MAPPERLEY STUD LTD, Matamata.



Foaled 23rd August 2018

Bay Colt



Branded: minbarsnr sh; 1 over 8 off sh




Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way

Miss Opera

Paris Opera



Sir Godfrey


Shining Light


Star Way

Star Appeal


New Way





Shining Change


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, ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, Waikato Guineas, Gr.2, WRC Thompson H., Gr.3, Marton JC Metric Mile, Gr.3, 2d WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Sir Slick (ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1). His oldest progeny are yearlings.

1st dam

Shining Light , by Star Way. 3 wins 1400m to 2200m, NZ$122,075, A$2,400, ARC Prize Lady H., Matamata RC Mapperley Stud H., 2d Hawke's Bay Gold Cup, Gr.2 , CJC Warstep S., L , Manawatu Breeders' S., L , Waikato RC Neil & Francey's 5th Wedding Anniversary H., 3d WRC Cuddle S., Gr.3 , Rotorua Cup, Gr.3 . This is her ninth foal. Her eighth foal is a 2YO. Her seventh foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Sparkling Dragon (g. by O'Reilly). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, HK$3,492,200, to 2018-19, HKJC Granville H., Lai Chi Chong H., Wong Chuk Hang H., Panasonic OLED TV H., 3d HKJC Griffin Trophy, Fat Choi H., Matheson H., Norfolk H.

Light Em Up (f. by Rip Van Winkle). 3 wins 1600m to 2100m, Manawatu RCPatton Engineering H., 2d Taranaki RC New Plymouth Motorcycle CentreH.

Highlights (f. by High Chaparral). Unraced. Dam of-

VASSILATOR (Zacinto). 2 wins at 2 at 1400m, A$529,275, VRC Anzac Day S., L , G Watson Hall of Fame 2YO Trophy, 2d MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1 , 3d MRC Le Pine Funerals H., 4th VRC Sofitel H., L .

2nd dam

NUCCINA, by Danehill. Winner at 1300m in Aust. Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

Shining Light (Star Way). 3 wins. See above.

Manaia Rose. 2 wins at 1200m, 2d BOP RC Zest H., JL Mills Builders H., Rotorua RC Craig Thom Memorial H., Vistamax LED Screens H., 3d BOP RC Triton Pacific Owens P.

Winner of Winners - Big Shot (Mal.). Winner at 1600m in Malaysia, 3d MVRC Christmas at the Valley P.

Slinkymalinki. Winner at 1400m.

3rd dam

SHINING CHANGE, by Nashwan. Winner at 2, Deauville Prix d'Avranches. Half-sister to STAR TOUCH , Star Beam . Dam of 3 foals, 2 to race, 1 winner, inc:-

Flying Victory. Placed, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix de Palaiseau.

4th dam

SHORT CHANGE, by Nonoalco. Winner at 2, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix des Monceaux. Half-sister to SALUTE , Sabotage , Sirina , Subject to Raise , Skouna (dam of SILVER SNOW ). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

STAR TOUCH (Touching Wood). 5 wins-2 at 2-1100m to 1500m, 540,950fr., US$203,380, Laurel General George S., Gr.2 , Deauville Prix des Yearlings, L , Pimlico Maryland City H., L , 3d Longchamp Prix de la Salamandre, Gr.1 , Prix Greffulhe, Gr.2 , Prix du Rond-Point, Gr.3 , 4th Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1 .

Star Beam (Baillamont). Winner at 1600m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Sanctus, 3d Evry Prix Matchem, L .