NICCONI X MIKURO
1yr old Brown Filly
Sire: Nicconi Dam: Mikuro
NICCONI (BY BIANCONI) stands at Widden and is recognised as one of the most consistent and popular stallions on the market. With a 68.6% Winners/Runners- 24SW and a sireof freak sprinter NATURE STRIP, the world’s highest rated sprinter last year. Rod Scott commented ‘An extremely strong,muscular and racy filly with ahuge hindquarter. She will scoot along. I’m sure of that’.
MIKURO (BY KUROSHIO) was a lightly raced winner at country NSW level over the 1000m and placed on 3 occasions from 9 starts. The pedigree page lights up with LE ROMAIN who won 3Gr1’sand raced in a golden era that included Winx, Redzel, Trapeze Artist, Chautauqua, Impending, Pierata and Probabeel. By KUROSHIO(Exceed andExcel) he was best remembered for taking out the Gr2 Ian McEwan Stakes ahead of multiple Gr1winner Moment Of Change. Rod Scott commented “‘She is bred on a very similar cross to Gr3 winner LA ROCQUE (Kuroshio x Bianslick by Bianconi) who is 4×3 line bred to Danzig and our filly is 3×4 to Danzig.This cross has also produced metropolitan winner MARITANA and winner of 3races ARCHIPETA BEACH and FOSHHIO’
INVADER X OUR TONINICCONI
1yr old Chestnut Colt
Sire: Speith Dam: Verkko
INVADER (BY SNITZEL) stands at Aquis Farm and has kicked off his career as a stallion stylishly with 7 runners for 4 winners including SAJC 2YO plate winner CELTIC VADER. As a racehorse he was remembered for his tenacity proving himself as a 2YO winning the Gr1 Sires Produce ahead of SUMMER PASSAGE and TRAPEZE ARTIST. Rod Scott comments on the colt “He is a ripper. Short coupled, strong and if he was by Exceed and Excel and in the Easter draft he would’ve drawn a heap of attention. A sharp looking head and sensible”
OUR TONINICCONI (BY NICCONI) retired a maiden but was an early type finishing 3rd in the $200,000 Magic Millions Ballarat Classic on debut. She contested the Listed Dequetteville Stakes(1050m) at start number 2 finishing 5.8L behind FUNDAMENTALIST who would go onto win $706,460 in stakes and place in the Gr1 Caulfield Guineas, Gr1 EmpireRose, Gr1 Surround Stakes and Gr1 Randwick Guineas. She is from the same family as SPEEDY BELLE who had 9 foals to race (8 winners) including stakes winners SILVERSTREAM, SPEEDY NATALIE and CALANDA.
5yr old Bay Mare
Sire: Pride of Dubai Dam: Dalleth
TRANSPLANT was purchased to further enhance the quality of our
stable in 2022-23.
Formerly trained by Joseph Pride (Warwick Farm) she has
put together a handy resume with a good mix of both VIC/NSW form.
The maiden breaking win was emphatic, romping away by 6L at Kilmore
over the 1200m which was off the back of a debut 5th at Listed level behind the winner of 5 races FOREVERFREE.
In her 2nd racing campaign she was tested in a high quality $175K Magic Millions Classic field at Ballarat, working home well into 6th beaten 1.8L by AQUAGIRL (18-4:2:3 $245,850). This field consisted of EASY SINGLE (12-5:4:1 $302,430), Gr3 Blue Sapphie Stakes winner RANTING, Listed Moomba Plate winner GLISTENING& STARRY LEGEND (14-4:2:2 $403,300).