Captain's Choice



Foaled 4th October 2005

Bay Gelding


H 282

Branded: FINOnr sh; 66 over 5 off sh

Account of WILLOWBANK STUD, Morrinsville.


Van Nistelrooy (USA)


Storm Cat

Storm Bird

Northern Dancer





Hail to Reason

Cold Reply

Northern Dancer






Hail to Reason

Three Troikas


Precious Platinum

Sir Tristram

Sir Ivor

Silver Liner

Sovereign Edition

VAN NISTELROOY (USA) (Chestnut 2000-Stud in NZ 2003, USA 2004). 3 wins at 2, Curragh Futurity S., Gr.2. Sire of SW Set Play (Del Mar Debutante S., Gr.1), Strike the Deal, Maileys Cat, Onceuponatime, SP Sammy Van Ammy, Vanny Fair and of Cosmo Kilauea, Pit Lane, Raymi Coya, Alana Zoey, Buena Esperanza, Doc's Delight, Starry Pursuit, Unbridleloveaffair, Van Bossed, Vanauntie, Vanna, Zajesal, Stryker, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.

1st dam

CASCADE, by Oregon. 4 wins from 1100m to 1600m, WRC Sponsors Cup 3YO H., Timaru Signs & Graphix H., 2d WRC Tommy Harrigan Birthday H., Manawatu RC NZ Super Liquor H., 4th Wanganui JC Sovereign Lodge T.V. Heart Throb S., L. Half-sister to SUPERJET, Platinum Lady (dam of CUP OF GRACE). This is her fifth live foal. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

Gusher (g. by Pins). Winner at 1400m in 2006-07, 2d Rangitikei RC Property Brokers H.

2nd dam

PRECIOUS PLATINUM, by Sir Tristram. Unraced. Sister to TOUCH OF SILVER, half-sister to PETRAVA (dam of HOEBERG, JALLAD). Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

SUPERJET (Jetball). 2 wins at 2, WRC Wellesley S., L, Counties Challenge S., L, 3d Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, Hawke's Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, ARC Sunday News H., Ellerslie Convention Centre H. Dam of-

De Jetcat. 2 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m to 2007-08, STC Nepean Motor Group P.

Platinum Lady. 5 wins to 1400m, R135,100, 4th Clairwood Rupert Ellis Brown P., Gr.3, Newmarket TC Issie Shenker Memorial H., L. Dam of-

CUP OF GRACE (Royal Chalice). 8 wins from 1400m to 2000m, R972,710, Bloemfontein Thaba'nchu Sun Casino S., Gr.3, Thaba'nchu Sun Casino S., L, 2d Clairwood Easter H., L, Vaal Home Guard H., L, 3d Turffontein Summer Cup, Gr.1, Newmarket TC Elevation S., Gr.2, Java H., L.

3rd dam

SILVER LINER, by Sovereign Edition. 10 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, CJC Stewards' S.H., Gr.3, Hawke's Bay Challenge S., Gr.3, Rotorua RC Arawa S., L, 2d Rotorua S., L, Feilding S., L, 3d WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, Captain Cook S., L. Half-sister to CONCERT, Fallacy (dam of CAVALLO BRUNO). Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

PETRAVA (Imposing). Champion 3yo filly in South Africa in 1984-85. 10 wins from 1300m to 1800m, R370,315, South African Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, Gosforth Germiston November H., Gr.1, Stuttafords Cup, Gr.1. Dam of-

HOEBERG (Maroof). Champion 3yo filly in South Africa in 2001. 10 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, South African Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, Kenilworth Cape Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, Paddock S., Gr.1.

JALLAD (Blushing Groom). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, R257,110, Greyville Durban Merchants' H., Gr.2, Scottsville Ashburton Training Centre H., Gr.3, 2d Scottsville Administrator's S., Gr.2. Sire.

Wusool. Placed at 3, 2d Newbury Bridget Maiden S. Dam of-

Alberghetti (Carnegie). 2 wins at 1800m, 2100m to 2006-07, AJC Churchill's Sports Bar H., 3d AJC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3.

TOUCH OF SILVER (Sir Tristram). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, Taranaki RC Grangewilliam S., Gr.3, WRC Roseneath H. Producer.