Sire: Rip Van Winkle

Colour: Bay

Dam: Karmann Ghia

Sex: Mare

Age: 5

Foaled: Nov 07, 2015

Country: New Zealand

Trainer: Steve O'Dea & Matt Hoysted

Owners: Proven Thoroughbreds, Four Legged Lottery No 2, G C Biddlecombe, C A Bennett, J P Downey, S G Mackenzie, A J Norman, C Gerdes, W A Wilkins, T D F Hughes, A J Halloran, B A Sweet, M Mant, B G Young, G F Young, R A Dawson, Dr B F Caldwell, A R Rourke, Y P Guo & G C Bell

24: 5 - 2 - 0
Wins: 20.8%
Place: 8.3%




Bay mareFoaled in 2015

SireGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) Urban SeaMiswaki
2006Looking BackStravinskyNureyev
  Mustique DreamDon't Forget Me
DamVolksraadGreen DesertDanzig
KARMANN GHIA (NZ) Celtic AssemblySecretariat
2007Karman GalPersian BoldBold Lad
  TumblellaTumble Wind

RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 5 wins-2 at 2, York International S., Gr.1. Sire of 715 rnrs, 414 wnrs, 32 SW, inc. Jennifer Eccles (New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1), Te Akau Shark, Dick Whittington, Creggs Pipes, Keep on Fly - Generous Charity (H.K.), Subpoenaed, Capella, Lasarla, Sleeping Beauty, Germanicus, Real Value, Bizzwinkle, Euro Angel, First Impressions, I Am Beautiful, Kingsguard, Let Her Rip, Magic Dancer, The Happy Prince, etc.


1st dam

KARMANN GHIA, by Volksraad. Unraced. Half-sister to GALROOF (dam of SABRAGE, PINNACLES), (LORD) MICK, MANZEAL, Steluta (dam of GORKY PARK). Dam of six named foals, four to race, all winners, inc:-

Rip Into Ghia (f. by Rip Van Winkle). 2 wins at 1400m, 2d Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3.

Missed the Alarm (f. by Rip Van Winkle). 4 wins. See below.

New Elegance (g. by High Chaparral). 3 wins at 1500m, 1600m, MRC H., HKJC Lukfook Jewellery Cup, 2d MRC H., HKJC Ahava H., Uncompromising Integrity H., 3d HKJC Lukfook Convergence of Love H., Audemars Piguet Royal Oak H.

Ajay's Ace (f. by Charm Spirit). Winner at 1600m in 2019-20 in Aust.


2nd dam

KARMAN GAL, by Persian Bold. 6 wins at 1m, 8½f, Philadelphia Park Zinnia S., L. Sister to Phylella (dam of REUNION), half-sister to Tycoon Lady, Westward Bound (dam of TENGA SUERTE, RECALQUE). Dam of 14 named foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

GALROOF (Maroof). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$9,375, A$327,500, BTC Doomben Classic, Gr.3, BOP RC Brian Molloy Menswear H., 2d BTC Doomben Cup, Gr.1, Queensland Derby, Gr.1, Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, 4th AJC PJ Bell H., L. Dam of-

SABRAGE (Charge Forward). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2000m, A$412,685, MRC Norman Robinson S., Gr.3, Swettenham Stud 2YO H., 2d South Australian Derby, Gr.1, 3d Victoria Derby, Gr.1, MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, 4th MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VRC Henry Bucks S., L.

PINNACLES (Fuji Kiseki). 11 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$1,002,270, SCTC Glasshouse H., L, VRC Business Climate P.H., Family Day H., 2d MRC Sir Rupert Clarke S., Gr.1, VRC Winter Championship Final H., L, 3d AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3, VRC Chubb P., L, MRC Anniversary Vase, L.

Spitfire Lady (Hussonet). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$31,690, A$172,270, VRC Rivette Series Final H., 2d Manawatu RC Flying H., L, SCTC Glasshouse H., L, Geelong RC BC3 Thoroughbreds Black Pearl H., ARC Shailer Racing H., 3d ARC Newmarket H., L, 4th Rotorua S., L, Ipswich TC Gai Waterhouse Classic, L. Dam of-

MISSISIPPI BURNING (Captain Al). 5 wins from 1000m to 1600m, R937,813, in 2019-20, Kenilworth Cape Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, Greyville Fillies Guineas, Gr.2, 3d Greyville Kwazulu-Natal Breeders Mile.

MANZEAL (Zabeel). 11 wins from 1200m to 4000m, A$398,810, QTC Eagle Farm S., L, AJC Mick Young Winter P.H., VRC Trevor Clarke S/chase, Crisp S/chase, AJC Fairfield RSL H., Fairlight H., STC Concierge Day H., 3d AJC Gold Plate H., 4th AJC Colin Stephen H., Gr.3.

(LORD) MICK (Lord Ballina). 7 wins from 1300m to 1600m, NZ$13,200, A$169,090, Balaklava Cup, L, MRC Turf Ruler H., SAJC Mistral H., 2d MVRC Waterford Crystal Mile H., Gr.2, Waikato RC Comex Metals Ltd H., Cambridge JC Maneline & Waikato Farriers H., 3d SAJC WH Wylie H., L, John D Lee S., L, MRC Australian Bridal Service H.

Steluta. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

GORKY PARK (Montjeu). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 3200m, A$821,450, VRC Andrew Ramsden S., L, Geelong Classic, L, MRC No Fuss Solutions Cup H., SAJC Variety The Children's Charity 2YO H., 2d Victoria Derby, Gr.1, 3d STC BMW S., Gr.1, 4th STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, MRC Zeditave S., L. Sire.

Akris. Winner at 2200m in Aust. Dam of-

PLANET ROCK (Fastnet Rock). New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year in 2011-12. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2100m, NZ$392,925, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Lowland S., Gr.3, ARC Countdown to Karaka Million 2YO H., CJC Canterbury Racing Guineas Trial, 2d CJC Canterbury Belle S., L, WRC KPR Catering 2YO H., 3d ARC Karaka Million, RL, WRC Kolfinna Classic, 4th ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2. Producer.

RINGO (Fastnet Rock). 8 wins from 1350m to 1600m, NZ$323,310, A$38,150, Hawkes Bay GR Kelt Memorial H., Gr.3, Marton JC Central ITM H., North Canterbury RC Couplands Bakeries Mile Prelude H., 2d CJC Coupland's Bakeries Mile, Gr.2-twice, Feilding Gold Cup, L, Rangitikei Gold Cup, L, 3d WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Thompson H., Gr.3.


Race Record: 22 Starts 4-2-0 A$86,650.

4 wins from 1700m to 2200m, A$86,650, to 2019-20, BRC Driver Recruitment H.

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