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Stunning filly, with A+ genetic Rating

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10 shares @ $5,740 per share

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Rip Van Winkle (IRE) 2006
Golan Star (NZ) 2004
15 September 2015
New Zealand
AFS no:
Kew East 3102 VIC, Australia

Trained by:

Trainer: Robert Smerdon
Location: Caulfield 3162 VIC View map »

Here we have a stunning filly, hand selected by Robert Smerdon to win middle distance & staying Classics.

The filly has undergone genetic testing and has the highest possible rating (A+) at distances between 1400 & 1800 metres

She is by a proven sire and has a family steeped in Black Type, with the looks to match.

This is a very affordable entry level filly that could well provide a handsome residual value when her racing days are over

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Chestnut filly       Foaled 15th September 2015 

RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) GalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
Urban SeaMiswaki
Looking BackStravinsky (USA)Nureyev
Mustique DreamDon't Forget Me (Ire)
Golan (Ire)SpectrumRainbow Quest
Highland GiftGenerous
Alberton StarStylish CenturyDouble Century
Alberton LassAdios (GB)

RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 5 wins-2 at 2, York International S., Gr.1. Sire of 388 rnrs, 206 wnrs, 16 SW, inc. Dick Whittington (Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1), Creggs Pipes, Capella, Lasarla, Euro Angel, First Impressions, I Am Beautiful, Let Her Rip, Magic Dancer, The Happy Prince, Down Town, Almorox, Bravo Zolo, Intelligence, Princess Charm, Stone Roses, SP Arcada, Bahamas - Fortune Patrol (H.K.), Intern, Hiort, Rayas, etc.


1st dam

GOLAN STAR, by Golan (Ire). 3 wins from 1600m to 2100m, Manawatu RC Hotel Coachman H., 2d Waikato RC Complete Construction H., Fortuna Thoroughbred Syndicators H., 3d ARC APN Print H., Dunstan Feeds Championship Qualifier. Sister to LADY ALBERTON, three-quarter-sister to Alberton Princess (dam of TALARIA), half-sister to ALBERTON PARK,  Western Star (dam of WYNDSPELLE). This is her fifth foal. Her fourth foal is a 2YO. Dam of 3 foals to race, inc:-

 McGill (g by High Chaparral (Ire)) 3 wins at 1800m, 2200m to 2016-17, GCTC Sky Racing 1 P., 2d BRC #Sevensins P., 3d SCTC 7 Local News H.

 Oblivious (g by Rip Van Winkle (Ire)) Placed at 3 in 2016-17 in Aust.


2nd dam

ALBERTON STAR, by Stylish Century. Second top filly on The 1999-2000 NZ 2YO Free H. 4 wins at 2, Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.2, ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, Waikato RC New Zealand Bloodstock Juvenile H., 3d ARC Pinto Bonecrusher Club 3YO H. Half-sister to SIR ALBERTON, STRAUSSBRIDGE (dam of TE AKAU ROSE),  Alberton Magic (dam of MAGIC BRIAR). Dam of 9 named foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

LADY ALBERTON (f Golan) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$105,575, ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, BOP RC Zest 2000 3YO H., 2d Waikato RC Star Way S., L, Hawkes Bay Bay Ford 3YO H., BOP RC Eric Pinker Memorial H., 3d ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Counties Challenge S., L, Waikato RC Wentwood Grange 3YO H., 4th WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2. Producer.

ALBERTON PARK (f Thorn Park) 7 wins to 1350m, A$399,700, ATC June S., L, Australian Turf Club H., BRC Strategic Airlines P., Mimiki Foundation H., Events P., Lot 573 at Magic Millions H., Montrose Access Ownit Homes H., 2d ATC Triscay S., L, BRC Bright Shadow H., L, Race-Tech Australia H., Ormiston College H., QTC Mothers Day-The Sky Restaurant 2YO H., 3d ATC Wenona Girl H., L, Nivison S., L, BRC Ormiston College Quality H., Bollinger H., 4th ATC Breeders Classic, Gr.2. Producer.

 Red Square. 4 wins at 1200m, 1600m, ARC Winning Edge H., Auckland Co-Op Taxis H., MRC Always There H.

 Golan Star. 3 wins. See above.

 Western Star. Winner at 1400m in NZ. Dam of-

WYNDSPELLE (c Iffraaj) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2000m, NZ$169,775, to 2016-17, Waikato Guineas, Gr.2, Waikato RC Foster Maintain 2YO H., 2d ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, 3d Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., Gr.2, Whangarei RC Northland Breeders S., L, ARC Conveyancing Shop Lawyers H.


3rd dam

ALBERTON LASS, by Adios (GB). Placed in NZ. Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

SIR ALBERTON (g Red Tempo) Third on The 1990-91 NZ 3YO Free H. 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2100m, NZ$213,900, A$14,500, Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Guineas Trial, L, Taumarunui Cup, L, ARC Wrightson Bloodstock Sprint S., 2d Levin RC Bayer Classic, Gr.1, ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, Waikato RC Guineas Trial, L, Wanganui Guineas, L, ARC Parnell H., Avondale JC East Tamaki Bowling Club H., 3d New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3, ARC Paykel Engineering Supplies H.

ALBERTON STAR (f Stylish Century) 4 wins. See above.

STRAUSSBRIDGE (f Straussbrook) 2 wins at 2, Counties Challenge S., L. Dam of 6 winners-

TE AKAU ROSE (f Thorn Park) 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, NZ$131,335, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, 2d Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3, CJC Canterbury Belle S., L, Wanganui JC Fillies' S., L, 3d Gore Guineas, L. Producer.

Alberton Princess (f Golan) 2 wins at 1400m, Counties RC Briscoes Pukekohe H., 3d Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3, ARC Piazza d'Oro H., Avondale JC Equine Veterinary Services 2YO H. Dam of 3 winners-

TALARIA (f O'Reilly) Winner at 2 in 2016-17, Counties RC Murdoch Newell S., L.

Dancing Bridges (f Danske) Winner at 2, STC Vodka Cruiser 2YO H., 2d AJC Reginald Allen H., L, 3d AJC TL Baillieu H., L. Dam of-

TESTARHYTHM (g Testa Rossa) 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1350m, A$342,250, Gosford RC Takeover Target S., L, ATC Latch-On Education Program H., Perfection Fresh H., 3d STC Run to the Rose H., Gr.3.

 Alberton Rose. 3 wins at 1200m, Avondale JC Carol's TAB & Deli's Bar H., Waikato RC Ready to Run Sale H. Dam of 2 winners-

CAVALRY ROSE (f Charge Forward) 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, A$437,750, MRC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, ATC Inglis 2YO Classic, Styletread.com.au 2YO H., 2d ATC Magic Night S., Gr.2, 4th MVRC Red Anchor S., Gr.3, ATC Reginald Allen H., L.

 Tichiba. Unplaced. Dam of 5 winners-

Roses for Claire (f Clang) 4 wins from 1200m to 1650m, A$75,510, TTC Win a Mitsubishi Colt H., 2d TTC Foot & Playsted H., 3d TTC Vamos S., L-twice.

 Alberton Magic. Unraced. Dam of-

MAGIC BRIAR (f Thorn Park) 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$81,975, ARC Mr Tiz Trophy, L, Waikato RC Marilyn Kent Memorial 2YO H., Brown Pennell H., Matamata RC Rich Hill 3YO H., 3d Cambridge JC Maneline Cambridge H.