Tried Horse From Top Sydney Stable


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Rip Van Winkle (IRE) 2006
Anne Carina (NZ) 2000
15 October 2013
New Zealand
Freemans Reach 2756 NSW, Australia

This horse is being sold As Agent:

By: Bjorn Baker Racing

Winkler is a Rip Van Winkle gelding, and half brother to tough city stayer Burning Energy.

This gelding has taken time to mature and the trainer feels he is better off placed with a country trainer.

He has been out spelling since his last race start.

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Bay gelding       Foaled 2013 

RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) GalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
Urban SeaMiswaki
Looking BackStravinsky (USA)Nureyev
Mustique DreamDon't Forget Me (Ire)
DanskeDanehill (USA)Danzig
Our TristalightSir Tristram (Ire)
LidahyaDahar (USA)Lyphard
Liffey (Fr)Irish River

RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 5 wins-2 at 2, York International S., Gr.1. Sire of 361 rnrs, 193 wnrs, 14 SW, inc. Dick Whittington (Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1), Capella, Lasarla, Euro Angel, First Impressions, I Am Beautiful, Magic Dancer, The Happy Prince, Almorox, Bravo Zolo, Creggs Pipes, Intelligence, Princess Charm, Stone Roses, SP Arcada, Bahamas - Fortune Patrol (H.K.), Hiort, Rayas, Jeanne Girl, Let Me Roar, Sonorous, etc.


1st dam

ANNE CARINA, by Danske. 6 wins from 1400m to 2500m, NZ$83,360, A$38,400, QTC Eagle Farm S., L, BOP RC Bay of Plenty Cup, Hawkes Bay Leopard Hotel Waipukurau H., Waikato RC Poplar Lodge Yearling H., 2d Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 3d Manawatu Breeders S., L. Half-sister to Night Rider. Dam of 3 named foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

 Burning Energy (g by Bernardini (USA)) 5 wins from 1400m to 1900m, A$160,200, to 2016-17, ATC Theraces H., 3d ATC TAB H., H.

 Tegwin (f by O'Reilly) Winner at 1600m in NZ.


2nd dam

LIDAHYA, by Dahar (USA). Unraced. Sister to Prince Dalderby, half-sister to LIFFEY LACE,  Disguised (dam of COSTUME, MASQUERADE). Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

ANNE CARINA (f Danske) 6 wins. See above.

Night Rider (g Straight Strike) 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m, 2d VRC Anzac Day S., L, 3d VRC Raveneaux H.

 Liddy Rules. 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, 2d QTC Just Now H. Dam of 2 winners-

 Collywobble. Winner at 2 in 2015-16, 2d BRC Macdonald Sheetpiling 2YO H., 3d BRC Gopher Coffee 2YO H.

 Itsadream. Winner at 1400m in NZ.


3rd dam

LIFFEY (FR), by Irish River. Unraced. Half-sister to GODSWALK, Kabylia, Kiss the Clowns (dam of GREIDA),  Tillie Gray (dam of TITLED TOFF). Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

LIFFEY LACE (f Sagace) 3 wins at 2, Milan Premio Campobello, L, Haydock Jack Rubin S., 2d Ascot Taylor Woodrow Charity H. Dam of 3 winners-

 La Marmalade. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

KISSES (f Iffraaj) 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$202,650, A$3,305, to 2015-16, Egmont RC Taranaki Breeders S., Gr.3, CJC New Zealand Bloodstock Airfreight S., L, Easter Cup, L, 2d ARC Rich Hill Mile, Gr.2, WRC Thompson H., Gr.3, 3d Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2.

TRES SHEIK (g Desert Style) 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, S$271,641, Singapore TC Tiger Beer Triple Challenge No.3, L, Class 2 H., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, L.

Master Regent (g Deputy Governor) 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m in NZ and Macau, ARC Ellerslie Event Centre 2YO H., 3d Matamata RC Slipper S., L, 4th Waikato RC New Zealand Bloodstock Classique, L.

 Marmadamah. 4 wins to 1200m, 2d BTC Rawlinson Group H. Dam of 5 winners-

Lady Showheart (f Show a Heart) 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$85,150, 2d QTC Sir Douglas Wadley P., L, 3d QTC Brisbane Bloodstock 2YO H., BTC Air New Zealand H. Producer.

Prince Dalderby (g Dahar) 9 wins from 1350m to 2000m, A$142,750, BATC Carrington Blush H., BTC DMB Solicitors H., QTC Sukhothai Hotel Bangkok H., Fiery Embers H., Lend Lease Property H., 3d Rockhampton Cup, L.

 McCarthy's Bar. 5 wins at 1200m, A$121,225, MVRC Family Carnival Night H., Warrnambool RC Wangoom H., 2d VRC Winter Championship Heat 4, 3d MVRC Denistown Park H.

 Connella. 5 wins to 1300m, VATC Mistress Anne H., Hickmans Racing Legends H., 2d MVRC Tabaret After the Last H., VATC August H.

 King Cobra. Winner at 1400m, HKJC Wang Tau Hom H., 2d HKJC Tak Shing H., Wan Chai H., 3d HKJC National Warm Jar H.

 Disguised. Unplaced. Dam of 4 winners-

COSTUME (f Savabeel) 6 wins from 1400m to 2050m, NZ$385,925, Hawkes Bay Spring Classic, Gr.1, Waikato RC Herbie Dyke S., Gr.1, WRC Clubs New Zealand H., BOP RC Mediterranean Shipping H., 2d WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, 3d ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H., Waikato RC Ready to Run Sale H., 4th Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Cal Isuzu S., Gr.2.

MASQUERADE (f No Excuse Needed) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, ARC Soliloquy S., L, 2d Cambridge JC Maneline H.

 Daystar. Unplaced. Dam of-

Skywalk (g Battle Paint) 3 wins at 1100m, 1200m to 2017, Singapore TC Lan Kwai Fong S., 2d Singapore TC Juvenile Championship, L, 4th Singapore 3YO Sprint, L.


Race Record: 2 Starts 0-0-0 A$300.


Full Race Record for

WINKLER (NZ) 2013 Bay gelding
by Rip Van Winkle - Anne Carina, by Danske


(in Australia)

29/Apr/20167th of 8--trial--ATC Barrier Trial, 793m. Trust Me was 1st and Foxteller 2nd and Attention 3rd.
09/May/20169th of 9--trial--ATC Barrier Trial, 900m. Russian Revolution was 1st and Kent 2nd and Manhattan Justice 3rd.
23/Jan/201710th of 10--trial--ATC Barrier Trial, 794m. Tamarack was 1st and Istria 2nd and Royal Chocolate 3rd.
01/Feb/20172nd of 5--trial--Illawarra TC Barrier Trial, 800m. Leader's Choice was 1st and Rhode Island 3rd.
13/Feb/20177th of 8
Bathurst TC Posh Designs Maiden H., A$19,800, 1300m, time 1:17.70. Track good(4). Carried 57.50kg. Elle a Walking was 1st and Engaging 2nd and Sprezzatura 3rd. Trainer: Bjorn Baker. Owner: T W Jarvis. Jockey: Charles Bishop.A$300
26/Feb/201712th of 13
Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemans Maiden P., A$20,000, 1600m, time 1:39.23. Track soft(6). Carried 58.50kg. Orpentiva was 1st and Tearaway Charlie 2nd and First Courrier 3rd. Trainer: Bjorn Baker. Owner: T W Jarvis. Jockey: P King.