Lot #587: Rip Van Winkle - Can't Keeper Down

Addendum & Errata

X-Rays have been lodged for this lot

Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Brother toBob of the Head (2012.g. by Per Incanto-Can't Keeper Down, by Keeper-Ashley Downs).3rd MVRC (Moonee Valley) Art Series Hotel Group H.3rd Pakenham RC Fisher Brothers Electrical H.

LotColour / SexSireDamVendorPurchaserLocationPrice
587Brown ColtRip Van WinkleCan't Keeper DownLittle Avondale StudMr SF RitchieHong Kong$105,000.00


Rip Van Winkle(IRE)



Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer

Urban Sea


Looking Back



Mustique Dream

Don't Forget Me


Can't KeeperDown






Pleasant Colony

Ashley Downs


Sir Tristram



RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 5 wins-2 at 2, York International S., Gr.1. Sire of 295 rnrs, 147 wnrs, 13 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc. SW Capella (ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2), Euro Angel, First Impressions, Magic Dancer, SP Sonorous, War Legend, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc. SW Dick Whittington (Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1), I Am Beautiful, The Happy Prince, Almorox, Bravo Zolo, Creggs Pipes, etc.

1st dam

Can't Keeper Down, by Keeper. 4 wins from1400m to 2000m, NZ$197,925, Manawatu Cup Prelude, Rotorua RC NZCTH., 2d New Zealand Oaks,Gr.1, Manawatu RC Eulogy S.,Gr.3, Marton Cup,L, 3d Manawatu RC Awapuni GoldCup,Gr.2, 4th Avondale Cup,Gr.2, Wellington Cup,Gr.2, Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders'S.,L. Half-sister toTIE ME DOWN. This is her third foal. Hersecond foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of one foal to race-

Bob of the Head (g.by Per Incanto). 4 wins to 1350m to 2016-17 in Aust.

2nd dam

ASHLEY DOWNS, by Grosvenor.Winner at 2100m. Three-quarter-sister toSNEETCH(dam ofBLACK MAMBA),Sandarac, half-sister to Centra Rainbeam(dam ofBELCENTRA). Dam of 6 named foals, allraced, 5 winners, inc:-

TIE ME DOWN(Pins). 5 wins from 1300m to1600m, NZ$81,060, Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S.,L, Manawatu RC Murphy PropertiesH.

Can't Keeper Down(Keeper). 4 wins. Seeabove.

Down Town. 3 wins at1600m, 2200m, WRC Mills Reef H., Hawkes Bay Hastings Heart ofHawkes Bay H., 3d Manawatu RC Richard Algar Ltd H.

Fun Heroes. 3 winsat 1400m, 1800m, HK$2,743,425, HKJC Li Cup, Chevalier E&MEngineering H., Jordan Path H., 2d HKJC Sunset Peak H.

Towkash. 4 wins from1400m to 2400m to 2015-16 in Aust.

3rd dam

SELLIERA, by Khairpour. 4 winsfrom 1400m to 1800m, Otago RC French Floozie H., Ford New HollandH., CJC Noahs Welter H., 3d CJC Bluebird Foods Qualifier H.Half-sister toFLEUR DE CHINE(dam ofTULLY THUNDER,SUFFICIENT),SNEETCH(dam ofBLACK MAMBA),Sandarac. Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 2winners, inc:-

Didi. Winner at1200m, HKJC Mission Hills Group H.

Centra Rainbeam.Unplaced. Dam of-

BELCENTRA(Bel Esprit). 3 wins to 1400m,A$219,200, VRC Desirable S.,L, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude(f),Gr.3, 3d MRC Thoroughbred Club S.,Gr.3, 4th MRC Blue Diamond Preview(f),L. Dam of-

Mesa(Lonhro). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m in2015-16, 3d MRC Merson Cooper S.,L.

4th dam

SELLOU, by Sound Reason. Unraced.Three-quarter-sister toI WILL, half-sister to Sandy's March (damofSANDY'S PLEASURE). Dam of 6 foals, 5 torace, 4 winners, inc:-

FLEUR DE CHINE(Centaine). Third topfilly on The 1995-96 NZ 2YO Free H. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m,NZ$99,725, Taranaki 2YO Classic,Gr.2, Waikato RC Star Way S.,L, 2d Matamata Breeders' S.,Gr.2. Producer.