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ONLY 10% REMAINING! Strong and athletic son of Nature Strip’s sire NICCONI from the family of Golden Slipper winner STAR WATCH

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20 shares @ $3,575 per share

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Nicconi (AUS) 2005
Manhattan Light (AUS) 2012
31 August 2019
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Koo Wee Rup 3981 VIC, Australia

Trained by:

Trainer: Mick Huglin
Location: Pakenham 3810 VIC View map »


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A bargain buy from the Inglis Premier sale, this strong and athletic son of Nature Strip’s sire NICCONI is from the family of a Golden Slipper winner PLUS a half-brother to recent 2yo debutant winner!


Well grown colt with lovely length and strong athletic frame. He's broken in and displayed a great action and very willing attitude

By the sire of Champion 5 x Group 1 winner NATURE STRIP who is not only the same colour and of a similar physical build, but he too was secured from the Inglis Premier Sale

From a solid family tracing back to Golden Slipper winner STAR WATCH! Plus, since his purchase, the 2yo half-sister and only 2nd foal out of winning Dam Manhattan Light has won on debut.


Sire: NICCONI (by Bianconi)

The Champion 3yo Sprinter of his generation when winning the Group 1 Lightning Stakes and Group 1 Galaxy… Nicconi is now the producer of another Champion Sprinter in 5 x Group 1 winner NATURE STRIP!

That’s not it.. he’s also the sire of Stakes Winners FAATINAH (also Group 1 placed in the Oakleigh Plate), bold front runner SIRCCONI (who was 4th in the Group 1 Sires Produce as a 2yo), Group 3 Rough Habit Plate winner CRIMINAL DEFENCE, Group 2 winner NICCANOVA (also 3rd in the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap)

This season alone he has produced the winner of the Group 1 Lightning with NATURE STRIP, Group 3 winner CRIMINAL DEFENCE, sharp 2yo Listed winner SCORCHED EARTH, Group 2 winner NICCANOVA, and Listed winner THE BOPPER as well as Stakes Placed SIRCCONI, WILLIAM THOMAS & CELESTINE

Dam: MANHATTAN LIGHT (by Manhattan Rain)

A handy mare on the track, Manhattan Light was a winner and placed down the Flemington straight as a 2yo from only a limited 6 start career

This colt is only her third foal with her 2yo half-sister, Starhattan, A WINNER ON DEBUT on 23 May 2021
She herself is well related being the full-sister to Stakes Winner and 2yo winner INDIAN THUNDER who is the daughter of 2 x 2yo winner and Stakes Winner WHISPER BAY

This is also the family of brilliant Group 1 winner and Stakes Winning 2yo HURTLE MURTLE, another Stakes winning 2yo in HOLYFIELD and of course, Group 1 Golden Slipper winner STAR WATCH


Michael Huglin, Pakenham

In the very good hands of the "people's trainer' Mick Huglin who delivered his first ever win as a trainer when partnering with FLR only three years ago! Mick broke the metropolitan ceiling this year with SAUCY JACK at Caulfield, trained his second City Winner recently with DENERO and his very hands-on, patient and honest approach has seen him since deliver more winners for #TeamFIRST and fun for owners on the track including impressive debut winner WHERO TAUPAE, 2019 Hanging Rock Cup heroine and multiple city place-getter SAVVY BELLE, 3-time winner BALTIC AMBER and more recently, the inform 2 x winner in the Spring & Summer of 2020 SAVABIEN!


A bargain of a colt at ONLY $3,575 per 5% share inclusive of purchase price, purchase costs, bloodstock & compliance costs, insurance coverage to 31 January 2022 and GST. Plus $363.41 of March-April costs are also applicable (includes breaking-in).

Ongoing expenses estimated at an average of $140-160 per month per 5% share over a 12 month period.

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Chestnut colt       Foaled 31st August 2019 

NICCONI Bianconi (USA)DanzigNorthern Dancer
Fall AspenPretense
Nicola LassScenic (Ire)Sadler's Wells
Dubai LassBletchingly
Manhattan RainEncosta de LagoFairy King (USA)
Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
Whisper BayRoyal Academy (USA)Nijinsky
Winds of PeaceBletchingly

NICCONI (AUS) (Bay 2005-Stud 2010). 6 wins-1 at 2, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire of 599 rnrs, 418 wnrs, 23 SW, inc. Nature Strip (ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1), Niccanova, Faatinah, Sircconi, Chill Party, Nicoscene, Time Awaits, Concealer, Criminal Defence, Tony Nicconi, Hear the Chant, State Solicitor, Caipirinha, Scorched Earth, Graceful Girl, The Bopper, Nistaan, William Thomas, It's Been a Battle, Ayers Rock, Quatronic, Exclusive Lass, Loved Up, etc.


1st dam

MANHATTAN LIGHT, by Manhattan Rain. Winner at 1200m, 2d VRC Victorian Carbine Club 2YO P. Sister to INDIAN THUNDER. This is her third foal. Dam of 2 foals to race, inc:-

 Starhattan (f by Star Witness) Winner at 2 in 2020-21 in Aust.


2nd dam

WHISPER BAY, by Royal Academy (USA). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1300m, A$166,920, MRC Chairman's S., L, SAJC Scott Group of Companies H., Schweppes H., VRC St John Ambulance 125 Sprint 2YO P., 2d VRC Cap d'Antibes H. Half-sister to  Ravenswood (dam of HURTLE MYRTLE),  Shadow Grande (dam of HE'LL HAUNT US - CIRCUIT SIX (H.K.)). Dam of 7 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

INDIAN THUNDER (g Manhattan Rain) 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$250,585, SAJC Queen Adelaide S., L, Boxing Day Family Races H., 2d SAJC Triple M H., Bendigo JC RSN H., 3d VRC Efficient H., MRC Le Pine Funerals H., Le Pine Finerals H.

 Manhattan Light. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

WINDS OF PEACE, by Bletchingly. Placed in Aust. Sister to STAR WATCH, half-sister to APOLLO'S FLAME, Clear Apollo (dam of FORCE APOLLO). Dam of 13 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

WHISPER BAY (f Royal Academy) 4 wins. See above.

 Currumbin Rock. 5 wins from 1400m to 1900m, A$81,625, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Arcade H., 2d BRC Andonov Design H., Qpay H.

 Future Force. 5 wins to 1400m, A$103,810, AJC Time & Tide H., Turnbull & Turnbull H., STC Flexi Betting H., Illawarra TC Bert Lillye Cup, 3d STC 2MMM Slipper Saloon H., Westmead Childrens Hospital H., QTC Mister Hush Welter H.

 Ravenswood. 4 wins to 1550m, A$92,050, STC Independent Education H., Guineas Restaurant H., SGE Credit Union H., 2d AJC Sydney Lexus Sprint H., Reckless H., 3d AJC Crossing H., STC Matador Bullbars & Towbars H., Guildford Leagues Club H., 4th STC Birthday Card H., L. Dam of 4 winners-

HURTLE MYRTLE (f Dane Shadow) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$773,700, VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1, ATC Sapphire S., Gr.2, BRC Dane Ripper S., Gr.2, STC Freeway Republic Beer 2YO H., 2d ATC Premiere S., Gr.2, AJC Furious S., Gr.2, Surround S., Gr.2, 3d AJC Flight S., Gr.1, Silver Shadow S., Gr.3, Inglis 2YO Classic, 4th ATC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.1, STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, Triscay S., L. Dam of 4 winners-

HOLYFIELD (g I Am Invincible) 4 wins-3 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, A$287,615, to 2020-21, ATC Schweppervescence H., Gr.3, Ming Dynasty H., Gr.3, MRC Ladbrokes 2YO H., 2d BRC ANZ Bloodstock News P., 3d MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2.

 Mediator. 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, AJC W O'Brien Life Member H., STC Premier Cabs H., 3d AJC Centennial Park H., STC MTA Automotive Recruitment H., Panasonic Ideas for Life H. Producer.

 Shadow Grande. Unplaced. Dam of-

HE'LL HAUNT US - CIRCUIT SIX (H.K.) (g Time for War) 2 wins at 1200m, A$250,750, HK$90,000, in 2019-20, MRC Zeditave S., Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions P., 3d MRC Ladbrokes 2YO P.


4th dam

LIGHT OF PEACE, by Light Wind (Fr). Raced once. Dam of 13 named foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

STAR WATCH (c Bletchingly) Head of The 1987-88 Australasian 2YO Classification. 6 wins-5 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$1,246,300, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, AJC Up & Coming S., Gr.3, STC Skyline S., Gr.3, AJC Botany Bay H., Kindergarten S., NSW Tatt's RC JB Olliffee H., 2d VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, 3d Moonee Valley S., Gr.2. Sire.

APOLLO'S FLAME (g King Apollo) 5 wins to 1200m, SAJC Great Western P., L, AJC Biraganbil H., SAJC FH Lewis H., 2d Townsville TC Cleveland Bay H., L.

Clear Apollo (f King Apollo) 7 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, AJC W Forrester H., 2d STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., L. Dam of 10 winners-

FORCE APOLLO (c Catrail) 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$331,580, STC Heritage S., L, 2d NSW Tatt's RC Roman Consul S., Gr.3.

Frisky Lady (f Kenmare) 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, QTC Victoria Bitter H., 3d VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3. Dam of 6 winners-

 Leonina. Unraced. Dam of 6 winners-

SPEEDY LEO (g Nadeem) 2 wins at 1100m, 1400m in Macau, Macau Lisboa Challenge, L, Lisboa Prelude, L.

Caltra (f Sovereign Red) 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$95,060, AJC Magnificent H., 2d AJC Analie H., L. Dam of 4 winners-

CATRIONA (f Bellotto) 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, SAJC Morphettville P.H., L, Chef Cheong Liew H. Dam of 6 winners-

 Caniona. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, 3d QTC Star of the Knight H. Dam of 3 winners-

SHE CAN SKATE (f Bradbury's Luck) 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$237,160, VRC AR Creswick S., L, 3d VRC GH Mumm S., Gr.3. Dam of 2 winners-

JYOTI (f Akeed Mofeed) 2 wins at 2, A$137,260, in 2019-20, TTC Gold Sovereign S., L, SAJC Furphy 2YO P.

 Lamellar. Raced twice. Dam of 3 winners-

GRACEFUL ANNA (f Canny Lad) 6 wins to 1400m, A$1,031,050, BRC Vo Rogue P., Gr.3, 2d ATC Breeders Classic, Gr.2, Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, Millie Fox H., Gr.3. Producer.

 Breaking News. 3 wins to 1300m, AJC Fred Archer H. Dam of 8 winners-

NEWS ALERT (g Danehill Dancer) 9 wins to 1250m, A$652,850, Qld Tatt's RC WJ Healy S., Gr.3, ATC Razor Sharp H., L, STC Canterbury Classic, L, 2d ATC Sebring S., Gr.3.

 My Muse. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of 5 winners-

PRINCE RUBITON (c Rubiton) 8 wins to 1400m, A$280,500, MRC Japan Racing Association S., L, 3d MRC Moonga S., Gr.3.

 Lady Elegante. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

SIRANTO (c Laranto) 3 wins from 1400m to 1600m, WATC Belmont Guineas, L, 2d WATC Dayana S., L.