Lot #464: Rip Van Winkle - Lady Brunnhilde

LotColour / SexSireDamVendorPurchaserLocationPrice
464Bay ColtRip Van WinkleLady BrunnhildeLittle Avondale StudPsd, Res $40,000


Rip Van Winkle(IRE)



Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer

Urban Sea


Looking Back



Mustique Dream

Don't Forget Me




Viking Ruler




Sir Tristram

Lady Dehere


Deputy Minister

Express a Smile

Success Express

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 SW Dick Whittington (Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1), I Am Beautiful, SP Jeanne Girl and of Home Cummins, Stand Up in Paris, Almorox, Arethusa, Bravo Zolo, Yeenaan, Colour Rhapsody, Deep Blue Sea, Koptoon, Sleepy Dust, Stravagante, etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are 2YOs and inc Magic Dancer, etc.

1st dam

LADY BRUNNHILDE, by Viking Ruler.Unplaced. Half-sister toORACY,THE LADY,Ruthless Lady. This is her second foal.Her first foal is a 2YO.

2nd dam

LADY DEHERE, by Dehere. Second top fillyon The 2001-02 NZ 2YO Free H. 4 wins at 2, NZ$349,450, MatamataBreeders' S.,Gr.2, Waikato RC SuperBonus Classique,RL, ARCHuntaway Reserve Juvenile S., 2d WRCWellesley S.,L, 4th Manawatu Sires' Produce S.,Gr.1. Half-sister toSEA SIREN,ORATORIO,DISCORSI. Dam of 6 foals, 4 to race, 3winners, inc:-

ORACY(Zabeel). 7 wins from 1450m to1800m, R1,285,000, Turffontein Gauteng Guineas,Gr.2, Dingaans H.,Gr.2, London News S.,Gr.3, Racing Association Pinnacle S.,Racing Association Allowance P. Sire.

THE LADY(Stravinsky). 3 wins-2 at 2-at1100m, 1600m, NZ$97,450, Waikato RC Fairview Ford S.,L, Counties Challenge S.,L, ARC DA Peake P., 2d Avondale JC FirstSovereign Trust 2YO S., 3d ARC Eclipse S.,Gr.3.

Ruthless Lady(Keeper). Winner at 2, 2dARC Soliloquy S.,L.

3rd dam

EXPRESS A SMILE, by Success Express.Unraced. Sister toSNAPSHOTS,blood-sister toDurham Express. Dam of 10 foals, allraced, 7 winners, inc:-

SEA SIREN(Fastnet Rock). Champion OlderFemale Sprinter in Ireland in 2013. 7 wins to 1350m, €43,275,A$1,681,830, BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S.,Gr.1, MVRC Manikato S.,Gr.1, BTC Cup,Gr.1, ATC Light Fingers S.,Gr.2, Fairyhouse Belgrave S.,L, 2d VRC Patinack Classic,Gr.1, BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S.,Gr.1, ATC Surround S.,Gr.2, Tipperary Fairy Bridge S.,Gr.3, 3d Curragh Phoenix SprintS.,Gr.3.

LADY DEHERE(Dehere). 4 wins. Seeabove.

ORATORIO(Stravinsky). 4 wins-3 at 2-at1000m, 1200m, A$511,550, MVRC CS Hayes S.,Gr.3, BTC Tommy Smith Slipper S.,L, MVRC St Albans S.,L, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude(c&g),Gr.3, 3d MRC HDF McNeil S.,Gr.3, Debutant S.,L, 4th GCTC Magic Millions 2YO ClassicS.,RL. Sire.

DISCORSI(Galileo). 2 wins-1 at 2-at1400m, 1600m, A$119,215, VRC Gibson Carmichael S.,L. Sire.

Dubai Express. Placed at 3. Dam of-

Rockadubai(Fastnet Rock). Placed, 3dCounties Challenge S.,L, 4th WRC Wellesley S.,L.

4th dam

HOLD THAT SMILE, by Haulpak. 4 wins at 2,A$227,550, WATC Karrakatta P.,Gr.1, Queen's P.,Gr.3, Gimcrack S.,L, Initial 2YO P. Sister toCARRY A SMILE. Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race,4 winners, inc:-

SNAPSHOTS(Success Express). 2 wins at 2,A$117,520, AJC Keith Mackay H.,L, 2d AJC Silver Shadow S.,Gr.2, VATC Thoroughbred Club S.,Gr.3.