Sire: Rip Van Winkle

Colour: Brown

Dam: Call the Cat

Sex: Mare

Age: 11

Foaled: Oct 29, 2012

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Hot Pink, Purple Braces, White Sleeves, Purple Armbands And Cap

Owners: Mrs M Aplin & Mrs L Oats

19: 2 - 0 - 1
Wins: 10.5%
Place: 5.3%




Brown mareFoaled in 2012

SireGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) Urban SeaMiswaki
2006Looking BackStravinskyNureyev
  Mustique DreamDon't Forget Me
CALL THE CAT (AUS) FittingMarscay
2004Promise MeLord WaverleyImposing

RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 5 wins-2 at 2, York International S., Gr.1. Sire of 411 rnrs, 214 wnrs, 17 SW, inc. Dick Whittington (Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1), Creggs Pipes, Capella, Lasarla, Euro Angel, First Impressions, I Am Beautiful, Let Her Rip, Magic Dancer, The Happy Prince, Down Town, Rip, Almorox, Bravo Zolo, Intelligence, Princess Charm, Stone Roses, SP Arcada, Bahamas - Fortune Patrol (H.K.), Intern, Real Value, Hiort, etc.


1st dam

CALL THE CAT, by Catbird. Winner at 2200m, 3d Avondale JC Sporty's Bar & Cafe New Plymouth H. Half-sister to Lady Mahler. Dam of two named foals, one to race, inc:-

Sleepy Cat (f. by Rip Van Winkle). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

PROMISE ME, by Lord Waverley. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, SAJC Classic Mile, L, Hawkes Bay Kinjite 3YO Fillies H., SAJC SA Lotteries H., Waikato RC Spencer Helicopters 3YO H., 2d SAJC Victoria Flowers H., AWA Gaming & Wagering H., VATC Sport of Kings Tour H., 3d SAJC Hollywood Syd P. Sister to Lady Sunshine, half-sister to RUSSIAN PEARL. Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Lady Mahler (Al Maher). 4 wins to 1300m, A$136,700, MRC Clamms Seafood H., Carlton Draught Racing Sweep H., 2d ATC Blackwoods for Uvex H., 3d MRC Sportingbet Sprint Series Final S., L.

Barrenjoey Sunrise - Silent is Golden (Mac.). 6 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1500m in Aust. and Macau, MRC Stargazer 2YO H.

Accolade. 4 wins to 1400m, STC Goodman Fielder Food Services H.

Call the Cat. Winner. See above.

Before a Promise. Winner at 1000m in Aust.


3rd dam

VELINDA, by Veloso. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Half-sister to EASTERN JOY, JOSETTE NICOLE. Dam of 10 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

RUSSIAN PEARL (Soviet Star). Third colt on The 2003-04 NZ 3YO Free H. 8 wins from 1400m to 2100m, NZ$191,500, A$86,600, HK$12,738,000, Levin RC Bayer Classic, Gr.1, ARC New Zealand Derby Trial S., L, BTC Rough Habit P., L, HKJC Stewards' Cup, L, HSBC Premier Cup H., Ladies' Purse H., 2d Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby, L, Hawkes Bay Curraghmore Stud 3YO H., Onekawa Liquorland H., 3d HKJC Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1, QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.2, 4th Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, HKJC Champions Mile, L.

PROMISE ME (Lord Waverley). 5 wins. See above.

Lady Sunshine (Lord Waverley). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1150m to 1600m, Otago RC Owners & Trainers H., Rotorua RC Poppy's Restaurant 2YO H., 2d Otago RC South Island 3YO Championship Final, L, CJC Halswell Pacers Restaurant H., 3d CJC Avon City Ford 3YO H., Trader McKendrys Tavern H., Waimate Cup. Producer.

Princess Alea. Unraced. Dam of-

The Lucky Steed (Fantastic Light). 7 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Macau, Macau Association of Macau Racing Journalists Cup, 2d Macau Guineas, L, Macau Sprint Trophy, L, Macau Race Horse Owners Association Cup, 3d Hong Kong Macau Trophy, L.


4th dam

DIATRELIC, by Diatome. Placed in France. Half-sister to DANDY LUTE, Trelex (dam of BIG JOHN). Dam of 14 named foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

EASTERN JOY (Three Legs). Champion 3YO filly in NZ in 1984-85. 12 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$231,305, ARC Easter H., Gr.1, Avondale Championship S., Gr.2, Avondale JC Classic S., Gr.3, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, ARC Alison S., L, Founders' P., L, BOP RC Personalities' S., L, Waikato Sports Foundation H., Avondale JC Strathmore Classic, ARC Crusoe H., Avondale JC Henderson H., 2d Waikato RC Noble Heights S., Gr.3, 3d Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3, 4th ARC Royal S., Gr.2. Dam of-

Indochine. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

VOLKSINI (Volksraad). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2000m, NZ$95,765, A$63,750, ARC Soliloquy S., L, 3d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Producer.

Pleasure. Unraced. Dam of-

PIACHAY (Danasinga). 5 wins from 1200m to 3200m, A$603,450, QTC Brisbane Cup, Gr.1, VRC Visit Us at H., Nursery Car Park H., 2d AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1, MVRC Leslie Froggatt S., L, VRC Brian Meldrum Welter H., MRC Cole Diesel H., VATC Out of Danger 2YO H., 3d VRC Saab H., Gr.2, GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2.

UTILITY (Flying Spur). 9 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$324,935, MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3, VRC Emirates Airline H., MRC Planet Ruler H., SAJC Go Karts Pooraka H.

JOSETTE NICOLE (Three Legs). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.2, Stevens Ford H., 2d Waikato RC Shands' Bakery H., WRC Stars Travel International H.-twice. Dam of-

Martine Michelle (Grosvenor). 2 wins at 1400m, Manawatu RC Raceway Caterers Apprentices' H., 3d CJC South Island 2YO S., L. Dam of-

PERNOD (Centaine). 8 wins to 1400m, A$633,100, MRC Invitation S., Gr.1, VATC Tristarc S., Gr.3, MRC WW Cockram S., L, VATC Thomas North H., Adairs P., Gardenvale H., 2d VRC Hardy Brothers Classic S., Gr.2, 3d MRC Toorak H., Gr.1, MVRC Norman Carlyon S., Gr.2, 4th VRC Empire Rose S., Gr.2, VATC How Now S., L. Dam of-

MARTINI RED (Red Ransom). Joint third top filly on the 2006-07 NZ 2YO Free H. 7 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$292,426, ARC Darley P., Gr.3, Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3, Foxton RC Castletown S., L, Whangarei RC Northland Breeders' S., L.

Shanghai Moon (Carnegie). 2 wins at 1300m, 1600m, SAJC Carlton Draught P., 3d SAJC HC Nitschke S., L. Dam of-

KUSHADASI (Choisir). 6 wins from 1200m to 2500m, A$543,920, to 2015-16, South Australian Derby, Gr.1, SAJC John & Esther Abbott H., Alan Sheppard Constructions H., Anspach Removals & Storage H., Hughes Chauffeured Limousines H., Thomas Foods International H., 2d SAJC Port Adelaide Guineas, L, Dominant H., 3d SAJC The Deck at Morphettville H., 4th SAJC Chairman's S., Gr.3.

KARLOVASI (Reaan). 6 wins to 1400m, A$366,580, to 2016-17, SAJC Manihi Classic, L, 2d SAJC Matrice S., L.

Fragile. Unraced. Dam of-

Shattered II. Unraced. Dam of-

SHATTERED CIRCLE (Pine Circle). 8 wins from 1100m to 2500m, A$119,615, SAJC Rain Lover P., Gr.3, Lockley's Tradition H., ABCOS H., 2d SAJC West End Draught S., Gr.3.


Race Record: 8 Starts 1-0-0 A$15,243.

Winner at 2200m in 2016-17 in Aust.