Account of MAPPERLEY STUD LTD, Matamata.



Foaled 11th October 2018

Bay Colt



Branded: minbarsnr sh; 29 over 8 off sh


Contributer (IRE)


High Chaparral

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer




Exit to Nowhere

Irish River


Royal Academy


Aosta (AUS)


Testa Rossa



Bo Dapper

Sir Dapper


Truly Vain


Distant Heights


CONTRIBUTER (IRE) (Bay 2010-Stud 2016). Champion Miler in Australia in 2014-15. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, ATC Ranvet S., Gr.1, Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, Apollo S., Gr.2, MRC David Jones Cup, Gr.3, Royal Ascot Wolferton H., L, Kempton Magnolia S., L, 2d Chester Dee S., Gr.3, 3d VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3. Half-brother to SP Saimaa. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.

1st dam

AOSTA, by Testa Rossa. Raced once. Half-sister to ZANNA , Posing Zero (dam of NIGELISSIMA ). This is her fifth foal. Her fourth foal is a 2YO. Dam of three foals to race, inc:-

Qilin Top Form (g. by He's Remarkable). Placed in 2019 in Singapore.

2nd dam

POSING , by Truly Vain. 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Rotorua S., L , ARC Ellerslie Easter Carnival Prelude H., Carnegie 3YO H. Half-sister to AD ALTA , Zuri (dam of BATMAN ). Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

ZANNA (Pentire). 6 wins-3 in succession-1400m to 2040m, A$666,500, VRC Empire Rose S., Gr.2 , MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3 , AJC Angst H., L , BTC Doomben Bracelet, AJC Longines H., MRC Brava Jeannie H., 2d AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2 , 3d AJC Apollo S., Gr.2 , 4th STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1 , BTC Labour Day Cup, Gr.3 . Dam of 3 winners-

Schlager. 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m, STC Members P.

Zermatt. Raced twice. Dam of-

Tolemac. Winner at 1600m in 2018-19, 4th Geelong Classic, L .

Lutry. 3 wins to 1400m, Waikato RC Trevor Sutcliffe Insurance H. Dam of-

Chatelard. 4 wins-3 in succession-1400m to 1900m, A$169,755, ATC Theraces H., Winter Racing H., TAB H., 2d ATC Pacific Boating H.

Proposing. Raced twice. Dam of 3 winners-

Grand Proposal. 5 wins 875m to 1800m, A$122,755, City Tatt's RC TAB Highway H., 4th Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Wagga Gold Cup, L .

Posing Zero. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

NIGELISSIMA (Pentire). 3 wins 2100m to 2400m, NZ$97,560, A$5,000, ARC Champion Stakes Prelude, L , Cambridge JC Mitavite H., 2d ARC White Refrigeration H., 3d BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2 , 4th Manawatu Breeders' S., Gr.3 .

Solar Kingdom. 2 wins at 1400m, HKJC CUHK Alumni Cup.

3rd dam

DISTANT HEIGHTS, by Imposing. 2 wins at 1200m. Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

AD ALTA (Kenfair). Top filly on The 1999-2000 NZ 3YO Free H. 7 wins-1 at 2 and 4 in succession-1200m to 2000m, NZ$195,350, A$134,460, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1 , AJC Surround S., Gr.2 , ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2 , Avondale Guineas, Gr.2 , ARC Guineas Trial, L , 3d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1 , VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2 , 4th STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2 .

POSING (Truly Vain). 5 wins. See above.

Zuri. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

BATMAN (Falkirk). 9 wins 1200m to 1400m, NZ$248,150, A$7,920, Otago RC Mosgiel S., L , CJC Mohua H., 2d CJC Timaru S., L , Wanganui Guineas, L , 3d Wellington Guineas, Gr.2 , CJC Stewards H., Gr.3 .