Sire: Rip Van Winkle
Dam: Irlanda
Colour: Bay
Gender: Gelding
Age: 6 year old
Foaled: Oct 11th, 2013
Country: New Zealand


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Career Record: 22 - 4 - 4 - 4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    18.2 %
  • Place
    36.4 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2013

SireGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) Urban SeaMiswaki
2006Looking BackStravinskyNureyev
  Mustique DreamDon't Forget Me
DamO'ReillyLast TycoonTry My Best
IRLANDA CourtzaPompeii Court

RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 5 wins-2 at 2, York International S., Gr.1. Sire of 274 rnrs, 136 wnrs, inc. SW Dick Whittington (Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1), Capella, First Impressions, I Am Beautiful, Magic Dancer, Creggs Pipes, Intelligence, Princess Charm, Stone Roses, SP Arcada, Hiort, Jeanne Girl, Sonorous, The Happy Prince, Intern, Continental, War Legend, Winklemann, Real Value and of Awake in Grinzing, Awoke, Argus, etc.


1st dam

IRLANDA, by O'Reilly. 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$300,125, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, Rotorua RC Lion Red P., L, Hawkes Bay Bay Ford H., 2d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, ARC Westbury Classic, Hawkes Bay DHL Global H., BOP RC Ultimate Motor Group Ford 3YO H., 3d ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, 4th Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2. Sister to Chandelier, three-quarter-sister to Charmed (dam of CHINTZ, CHENILLE), half-sister to Go Our Kingi - Maverick Star (H.K.). Dam of three named foals, one to race, inc:-

Tear Gas (f. by High Chaparral). 4 wins from 1500m to 1850m, A$95,210, MRC Schweppes H., SAJC Basin Sands Logistics H., Jim's Cleaning H., 2d MRC Routleys Bakery H., SAJC Holdfast Insurance Brokers H.


2nd dam

CENPHIC, by Centaine. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Half-sister to Charmed (dam of CHINTZ, CHENILLE). Dam of 10 named foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

IRLANDA (O'Reilly). 6 wins. See above.

Chandelier (O'Reilly). Winner at 1600m, 2d Hawkes Bay Lowland S., Gr.3, 3d ARC The Edge Mile H.

Go Our Kingi - Maverick Star (H.K.) (Desert King). 4 wins from 1300m to 1600m, NZ$11,625, HK$4,239,750, M$299,000, Marton JC Rural Bulk Spreaders 3YO S., Hong Kong Racehorse Owners Association Trophy, HKJC Kiu Tsui H., 2d Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Trophy, HKJC Cumberland H., Co-Tack H., Guangzhou H., Audemars Piguet Royal Oak H., Clementi H., Trendy Guide H., 3d Macau Hong Kong Trophy, L, HKJC Sa Sa Ladies' Purse, Amethyst H., Kwangtung Cup H., Central H., 4th WRC Wellington S., Gr.3.

Cristal Magnum. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, HKJC Kut Cheong H., Pyramid Hill H., 2d HKJC Chengdu H.

Ottumwa. 5 wins from 1400m to 1750m, A$80,216, 2d WATC Puntathon H., Hogs Breath Cafe H., 3d WATC Members Lounge H.

Kreuzberg. Winner at 2000m in Aust.

Layla Rose. Winner at 1200m.


3rd dam

SERAPHIC, by Imposing. 8 wins from 1600m to 2200m, NZ$141,260, Rotorua Challenge S., Gr.3, 2d ARC Air New Zealand S., Gr.1, Waikato RC International S., Gr.2, ARC Trainers' Championship S., Gr.3, Manawatu Challenge S., L, Canterbury Breeders' S.H., L, 4th Waikato RC International S., Gr.1, Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L. Half-sister to QUEEN OF KIWI, Sekula Pata, Quiescent (dam of BIRD, HAPPY GILMOUR - SMOOTH SAILING (MAL.)). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Tornadic Sky. 8 wins to 1200m, A$189,150, QTC Tooheys New H, BTC Play Poker for Free H., Greenback RSL Hero's H., Ipswich TC Ray White P., 2d BTC Thongs & Things G'Day Mate H., Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's H., GCTC Happy 60th Ray Saunders P., 3d BTC OAMPS Insurance Brokers H., BDO Kendalls H.

Deep Purple. Winner at 2200m, HKJC Po Shek Wu H., 2d HKJC Hyderabad H., Dongguan H., Dundas H., Thistle H., 3d HKJC King Fook Jewellery Cup, Fuzhou H., Europe H., Emerald H., Makarpura Star H.

Charmed. Unraced. Dam of-

CHINTZ (Savabeel). 6 wins at 1400m, 1600m, NZ$228,685, A$3,000, ARC Rich Hill Mile, Gr.2, Westbury Classic, Gr.3, Staples Rodway H., Waikato RC Newstalk ZB 97FM H., 2d ARC Easter H., Gr.1, BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, ARC New Zealand Herald H., 3d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, Pyramid Trucking H., 4th Waikato RC Shaw's Wire Ropes Sprint H., L.

CHENILLE (Pentire). 5 wins from 1800m to 2200m, NZ$138,025, to 2015-16, Hawke's Bay Gold Cup, L, ARC Steelmasters H., Matamata RC Mills Reef Winery H., 2d ARC New Zealand Herald H., Waikato RC Ladies Race Day H., WRC Platinum Homes H., 3d Te Aroha Cup, Hawkes Bay Shorty Cullen Memorial H.


4th dam

TORQUAY, by Wharf. 4 wins from 1200m to 2400m, Great Northern Oaks, Gr.2, Manawatu Breeders' S., Gr.3, Masterton RC Members' H., 3d Manawatu Cup, Gr.3, WRC Telfords H., 4th Manawatu RC Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club H., L. Blood-sister to Onshore (dam of SIR DANIEL), half-sister to (Our) Sacrosanct, Pearl Dragon (dam of SPRING RAIN). Dam of 13 named foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

SERAPHIC (Imposing). 8 wins. See above.

QUEEN OF KIWI (Kinjite). 6 wins from 1600m to 2500m, R353,220, Clairwood TC Garden Course H., L, 2d Vaal TC Harmony H., Gr.3, Scottsville Ladies Day H., L, 3d Clairwood TC Gold Circle Oaks, Gr.2. Producer.

Sekula Pata (Pompeii Court). 5 wins from 1600m to 2200m, £4,321, R285,800 in GB, South Africa and Mauritius, 2d Vaal TC Nijinsky S., L, 3d South African Derby, Gr.1, Turffontein South African Classic, Gr.1.

Quiescent. Winner at 2000m. Dam of-

HAPPY GILMOUR - SMOOTH SAILING (Mal.) (Kinjite). 7 wins from 1200m to 1700m, NZ$7,700, 1,318,013Rgt., S$62,135 in NZ and Malaysia, Penang Sprint Trophy, L, Selangor TC Piala Emas Sultan Selangor, L.

BIRD (Danasinga). 2 wins at 1400m, 2000m, CJC Warstep S., L, 2d CJC New Zealand Bloodstock Air Freight S., L. Producer.

Class Torque. Winner at 1200m. Dam of-

CLASSCOROC (Sirocco). 5 wins from 1600m to 2200m, NZ$124,500, Hawke's Bay Cup, Gr.3, 2d Matamata RC Kaimai S., L, Waikato RC Lodge Real Estate H., 4th ARC Karaka Mile, L.


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