Sire: Rip Van Winkle

Dam: Xabeel

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Oct 8th, 2013

Country: New Zealand





Bay geldingFoaled in 2013

SireGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) Urban SeaMiswaki
2006Looking BackStravinskyNureyev
  Mustique DreamDon't Forget Me
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
XABEEL (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
  DominadoraSir Tristram

RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) (Bay 2006-Stud Ire. 2011, NZ 2011). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 10½f, York International S., Gr.1. Sire of 181 rnrs, 77 wnrs, inc. SW Dick Whittington (Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1), I Am Beautiful, Intelligence, Princess Charm, Stone Roses, SP Hiort, Jeanne Girl, The Happy Prince, etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc SW Capella (ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2), Magic Dancer, SP War Legend and of Let Her Rip, Henree Winkler, The Wolf, Killer Woman, Arbitrage, etc.


1st dam

XABEEL, by Zabeel. Raced once. Half-sister to XCELLENT, Instructor, Rockferry. Dam of one named foal.


2nd dam

Excelo, by Centro. 3 wins at 2100m, 2200m, WRC P&O Princess Cruises H., 2d WRC Te Omanga Hospice Police Appeal H., 3d CJC Warstep S., L, Manawatu RC Energy Connections H., Wanganui JC BP Avenue 24 Hours H. Half-sister to Walhalla Girl, Arodani (dam of SETO BRIDGE, TUCKER BOX). Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

XCELLENT (Pentire). NZ Horse of the Year twice. Champion 3YO in NZ in 2004-05 & Champion WFA performer & stayer in NZ in 2005-06. 8 wins from 1400m to 2400m, NZ$1,234,875, A$375,000, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1, ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Mudgway Partsworld S., Gr.1, ARC Sir James Fletcher S., Gr.3, WRC Trentham S., Gr.3, ARC Dunstan Feeds Qualifier, 2d ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1, 3d VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1.

Instructor (Pins). 10 wins from 1350m to 2150m, A$280,588, MRC Vanguard Derby P., Oakbank RC Scott Group of Companies H., VRC Shiftmar H., MRC Shannon H., 1700m-in track record time, Fighting Force H., Sofrana H., 2d MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3, VRC Henry Bolte H., SAJC Betfair H., 3d VRC Bounty Hawk H., MRC Australis Cup, SAJC Flight Centre Twilight H.

Rockferry (Pentire). Winner at 2200m, 3d Geelong Classic, L.

Vinopolis. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 3000m, Matamata RC Reid & Harrison H., Rotorua RC Atkinson & Donaldson H.


3rd dam

DOMINADORA, by Sir Tristram. Placed in Aust. Sister to TRISTRAM'S GOLD, three-quarter-sister to SOVEREIGN RED, GURNER'S LANE, TRICHELLE, QUEEN'S CHOICE, Delia's Choice (dam of FOXWOOD, CELTIC TIGER - OPPOSING FORCE (MAL.)). Dam of 10 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Excelo (Centro). 3 wins. See above.

Walhalla Girl (Palaban). Winner at 1600m, VATC Siren H., 2d VATC Chisholm S., Paris H., 3d VATC Mercedes-Benz H., L, Greenmeadows H. Dam of-

Sovereign Dan (Kala Dancer). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, 2d QTC Arbogast H., 3d Geelong RC Derby Trial S., L, BATC Queensland Newsagents H., 4th VRC Hardy Brothers Jewelers S., L.

Bailarin. Unplaced. Dam of-

Risky Venture. 10 wins from 1800m to 3600m, A$337,280, SAJC Devaraja H., Oakbank RC Yalumba Classic Hurdle, SAJC We're Smoke-Free H., Saratov H., 2d SAJC Cadbury Flake H., Oakbank RC Great Eastern S/chase, SAJC Ike Treloar H., Sorbent H., 3d SAJC Shavano Miss 2YO H., MRC Mara H., SAJC St Peters H., Clipsal Industrial Distance H.

Rhythm and Light. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, 3d VRC Glencoe H., MRC Riva Diva H. Dam of-

DRACONIC (Umatilla). 7 wins to 1400m, NZ$86,815, CJC Timaru S., L, Merino Outlet H., Trevinos Bar & Restaurant H., 2d Otago RC Dunedin City Motors Trophy H., CJC Ainger Tomlin Accountants H., 3d CJC Speight's H.

Arodani. Unraced. Dam of-

SETO BRIDGE (Bellotto). 5 wins from 1200m to 2700m, A$267,710, Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.2, SAJC St Leger, Gr.3, AJC Gregory Blaxland H., 2d SAJC West End Draught S., Gr.3, AJC Warwick Farm Spring Cup, L, VRC Grey-Smith S.H., L, STC Quick Eze H., L, Moe Cup, STC Mill Reef H., Campbellfield H., 3d AJC Chairman's H., Gr.3, Summer Cup, Gr.3, STC Zenith Club H., 4th AJC Services' Memorial Cup, L, NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's P., L, STC Christmas Cup, L.

TUCKER BOX (Lunchtime). 5 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$143,160, Darwin Cup, L, AJC Persimmon H., SAJC Caliente P., 2d Darwin TC Northern Territory Derby, SAJC Court Sabre P., STC Lakemba H., 3d AJC Steve Donoghue H., SAJC Century H.


4th dam

VICKYJOY, by Sabaean. Unplaced. Half-sister to AVRO. Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

TRISTRAM'S GOLD (Sir Tristram). 9 wins from 1600m to 2400m, A$122,210, WATC Winter Cup, Gr.3, Australian-American Cup, 2d WATC Helena Vale Cup, Gr.3, Easter Cup, Gr.3, 3d WATC St Leger, Gr.3, Bunbury Cup, Gr.3.

Victorian Lady. Winner at 2050m in NZ. Dam of-

Centrepoint. Winner at 1800m in Aust. Dam of-

BRUTAL FORCE (Vice Regal). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, R367,812, Turffontein John Skeaping Trophy S., Gr.2, 3d Clairwood Gold Circle Derby, Gr.2, Vaal Bookmakers' H., L, Gosforth November Consolation H., L, 4th Greyville 1900, Gr.2.

STAR DEPUTY (Deputy Governor). 3 wins from 1800m to 2600m, Scottsville Queen Palm H., L. Dam of-

WAR HORSE (Victory Moon). 3 wins at 2, R895,100, Greyville Golden Horseshoe S., Gr.1, Turffontein Protea S., Gr.3, 2d Turffontein Gauteng Guineas, Gr.2, Storm Bird S., L, Soccer 6 P., Mr R Mathunyane S., 4th Turffontein South African Classic, Gr.1.

DEPUTY JUD (Judpot). 3 wins from 1450m to 1800m, R1,383,375, to 2015-16, Vaal Supreme Cup, Gr.2, Turffontein Itsarush.co.za H., 2d Turffontein South African Derby, Gr.1, Sea Cottage S., L, 3d Turffontein South African Classic, Gr.1, Thank You for Joining Us Today H.

Taiona. Winner at 1200m, 2d VATC Sweet Nell H. 1981 (Joint) & 1983 NZ Broodmare of the Year. Dam of-

SOVEREIGN RED (Sir Tristram). Joint second on The 1980-81 Australasian 3YO Classification. Joint third on The 1981-82 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (1300m-2000m). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2500m, A$566,350, Victoria Derby, Gr.1, BATC Doomben Hundred Thousand, Gr.1, VATC Underwood S., Gr.1, Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, WATC Australian Derby, Gr.1, Western Mail Classic, Gr.1, VRC Craiglee S., Gr.2, VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, 2d Western Australian Derby, Gr.1, STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1, VATC Caulfield S., Gr.1, 3d VRC George Adams H., Gr.1. Sire.

GURNER'S LANE (Sir Tristram). Joint Horse of the Year & Champion Older Horse in Australia in 1982-83. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 3200m, A$541,600, VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, AJC St Leger, Gr.2, VRC St Leger, Gr.2, Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.3, VATC Stanley P., L, 2d VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, VATC St George S., Gr.2, 3d AJC Derby, Gr.1, VATC St George S., Gr.2.

TRICHELLE (Sir Tristram). 6 wins from 1200m to 2200m, A$134,190, VATC Marlboro Cup, Gr.1, SAJC Spring S., Gr.2, Geelong RC Oaks Trial S., L, SAJC Conrapt H., Pizza Hut H., 2d VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, 3d VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, 4th VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.

QUEEN'S CHOICE (Sir Tristram). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2400m, SAJC Walter Brown S.H., L, 3d SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L. Producer.

Dancer's Glory. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of-

FUJI DANCER (Fuji Kiseki). 2 wins at 2, A$208,200, VRC Gibson Carmichael S., L, 3d MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Producer.

Blucielo. Unraced. Dam of-

ZACIELO (Zabeel). 7 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$351,725, TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3, TTC Launceston Cup, Gr.3, MRC Robert Taranto H., Always Welcome H.

Delia's Choice. 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m, 2d ARC Zabeel H. Dam of-

FOXWOOD (Centaine). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$211,300, A$6,000, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Avondale JC Equinet International Juvenile H., Cambridge JC Logan Thoroughbred Insurance H., Matamata RC Jack Lindsay Classic, 2d Levin RC Bayer Classic, Gr.1, BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, Matamata RC Van Dyk Furnishers H., 4th AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2. Dam of-

ROCKWOOD (Rock of Gibraltar). 4 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$323,975, AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, 2d MRC Toorak H., Gr.1, AJC Bill Ritchie H., Gr.3, 3d AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3.

CELTIC TIGER - OPPOSING FORCE (Mal.) (Jetball). Malaysia Horse of the Year. 11 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$8,490, 4,486,379Rgt. in Aust. and Malaysia, Perak Derby, L-3 times, Penang Sprint Trophy, L.

Scarlet Robin. Raced twice. Dam of-

ESTIMABLE (Balmerino). 7 wins from 1550m to 2400m, A$156,746, STC Canterbury Cup, Gr.3, Lord Mayor's Cup, L, Vain Welter H., Skystar Welter H.

Lady Viola. 3 wins from 1600m to 2050m, AJC Alexander Gray H., MRC Gladsome H. Dam of-

PURPLE (Commands). Joint third filly on 2008-09 Australasian 3YO Classification. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2400m, A$1,137,113, Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, STC Storm Queen S., Gr.1, VRC Matriarch S., Gr.2, AJC Coogee 2YO H., 2d VRC Matriarch S., Gr.2, MRC Sandown Classic, Gr.2, AJC Craven P., Gr.3, MRC Coongy H., Gr.3, Ladies Day Vase, L, 3d NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, STC Hill S., Gr.2, BTC Doomben Roses, Gr.3.

Sinjani. Unraced. Dam of-

FOORAM (Maroof). 7 wins from 1200m to 2600m, NZ$43,935, A$436,550, AJC Chairman's H., Gr.2, STC NE Manion Cup, L, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Gold Cup, L, STC Vodka Cruiser H., Waikato RC New Zealand Bloodstock H., WRC Kingdom Residential H., 3d AJC Randwick City S., Gr.3, VRC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.3.


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