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Sire: Rip Van Winkle

Colour: Bay

Dam: Irlanda

Sex: Gelding

Age: 10

Foaled: Oct 11, 2013

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Grey, Red Diagonal Stripes

Owners: A R Bell

23: 4 - 4 - 4
Wins: 17.4%
Place: 34.8%




Bay GeldingFoaled in 2013

SireGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) Urban SeaMiswaki
2006Looking BackStravinskyNureyev
  Mustique DreamDon't Forget Me
DamO'ReillyLast TycoonTry My Best
IRLANDA (NZ) CourtzaPompeii Court

RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 5 wins-2 at 2, York International S., Gr.1. Sire of 665 rnrs, 359 wnrs, 29 SW, inc. Dick Whittington (Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1), Te Akau Shark, Creggs Pipes, Keep on Fly, Capella, Lasarla, Sleeping Beauty, Real Value, Bizzwinkle, Euro Angel, First Impressions, I Am Beautiful, Kingsguard, Let Her Rip, Magic Dancer, The Happy Prince, Almorox, Isole Canarie, Bravo Zolo, Shailene, Down Town, Naantali, etc.


1st dam

IRLANDA, by O'Reilly. 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$300,125, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, Rotorua RC Lion Red P., L, Hawkes Bay Bay Ford H., 2d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, ARC Westbury Classic, Hawkes Bay DHL Global H., BOP RC Ultimate Motor Group Ford 3YO H., 3d ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, 4th Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2. Sister to Chandelier, three-quarter-sister to Penny Whistle (dam of TREASURE - SHE'S A TREASURE (AUST.)), Charmed (dam of CHENILLE, CHINTZ), half-sister to Go Our Kingi - Maverick Star (H.K.). Dam of four named foals, three to race, all winners, inc:-

Bastia (g. by Rip Van Winkle). 4 wins. See below.

Tear Gas (f. by High Chaparral). 4 wins from 1500m to 1850m, A$95,210, SAJC Basin Sands Logistics H., MRC Schweppes H., SAJC Jim's Cleaning H., 2d MRC Routleys Bakery H., SAJC Holdfast Insurance Brokers H.

Eira (g. by Makfi). 2 wins at 1600m, 1650m to 2018-19, 3d MRC Resimax Group P.


2nd dam

CENPHIC, by Centaine. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Half-sister to Penny Whistle (dam of TREASURE - SHE'S A TREASURE (AUST.)), Charmed (dam of CHENILLE, CHINTZ). Dam of 11 named foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

IRLANDA (O'Reilly). 6 wins. See above.

Chandelier (O'Reilly). Winner at 1600m, 2d Hawkes Bay Lowland S., Gr.3, 3d ARC The Edge Mile H.

Go Our Kingi - Maverick Star (H.K.) (Desert King). 4 wins from 1300m to 1600m, NZ$11,625, HK$4,239,750, M$299,000, Marton JC Rural Bulk Spreaders 3YO S., HKJC Kiu Tsui H., Hong Kong Racehorse Owners Association Trophy, 2d HKJC Cumberland H., Co-Tack H., Jockey Club Community Trophy, Guangzhou H., Clementi H., Audemars Piguet Royal Oak H., Trendy Guide H., 3d Macau Hong Kong Trophy, L, HKJC Sa Sa Ladies' Purse, Central H., Briar H., Amethyst H., Kwangtung Cup H., 4th WRC Wellington S., Gr.3.

Cristal Magnum. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, HKJC Pyramid Hill H., Kut Cheong H., 2d HKJC Chengdu H.

Ottumwa. 5 wins from 1400m to 1750m, A$80,216, 2d WATC Puntathon H., Hogs Breath Cafe H., 3d WATC Members Lounge H.

Smiddy Byrne. Winner at 1200m in 2019 in Malaysia, 3d Singapore TC Gingerbread Man S., Initiation P.


3rd dam

SERAPHIC, by Imposing. 8 wins from 1600m to 2200m, NZ$141,260, Rotorua Challenge S., Gr.3, 2d ARC Air New Zealand S., Gr.1, Waikato RC International S., Gr.2, ARC Trainers' Championship S., Gr.3, Manawatu Challenge S., L, Canterbury Breeders' S.H., L, 4th Waikato RC International S., Gr.1, Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L. Half-sister to QUEEN OF KIWI, Sekula Pata, Quiescent (dam of BIRD, HAPPY GILMOUR - SMOOTH SAILING (MAL.)). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Tornadic Sky. 8 wins to 1200m, A$189,150, QTC Tooheys New H, BTC Play Poker for Free H., Greenback RSL Hero's H., Ipswich TC Ray White P., 2d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's H., BTC Thongs & Things G'Day Mate H., GCTC Happy 60th Ray Saunders P., 3d BTC OAMPS Insurance Brokers H., BDO Kendalls H.

Penny Whistle. Raced once. Dam of-

TREASURE - SHE'S A TREASURE (Aust.) (Mastercraftsman). Winner at 1800m in 2017-18, Taranaki RC Oaks Prelude, L, 3d Waikato RC Red Cabs H.

Charmed. Unraced. Dam of-

CHENILLE (Pentire). 9 wins from 1600m to 3200m, NZ$548,375, Auckland Cup, Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Gold Cup, L, ARC Karaka Stayers Cup, Nathans Memorial H., Steelmasters H., South Auckland Racing Club Cup, Matamata RC Mills Reef Winery H., 2d ARC 0800 Horsevets H., New Zealand Herald H., WRC Platinum Homes H., Waikato RC Ladies Race Day H., 3d Te Aroha Cup, Hawkes Bay Shorty Cullen Memorial H.

CHINTZ (Savabeel). 6 wins at 1400m, 1600m, NZ$228,685, A$3,000, ARC Rich Hill Mile, Gr.2, Westbury Classic, Gr.3, Staples Rodway H., Waikato RC Newstalk ZB 97FM H., 2d ARC Easter H., Gr.1, BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, ARC New Zealand Herald H., 3d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, Pyramid Trucking H., 4th Waikato RC Shaw's Wire Ropes Sprint H., L.


Race Record: 22 Starts 4-4-4 A$211,710.

4 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$211,710, to 2017-18, ATC EML H., 2d ATC Schweppes H., H., TAB H.-twice, 3d Hawkesbury RC Polytrack Provincial Championship Qualifier, ATC Owner Benefits Card H., TAB H.-twice.