“Van’s” as he is affectionately known as around the Regal Farms Complex is from leading Irish stallion RIP VAN WINKLE (by Galileo), voted world champion miler his career included winning the group 3 Tyros Stakes as a 2yo and group 1 victories in the Goodwood’s Sussex Stakes and the Ascot’s Queen Elizabeth 11 Stakes as a 3yo, both over 1600m. He also achieved group 1 success as a 4yo. A multiple group winner from 1400m to 2100m, Rip Van Winkle finished in the money in 11 of 14 career starts, earning 1.4 million Euro’s.
Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien states ” He is the most natural athlete we’ve ever had, his main asset is class”, noting also that “he’s as hard as concrete mentally”
“Van’s” mother is MYDIAMOND BRACELET, (by Al Akbar, dam sire of champion Australian horse WINX).
MYDIAMOND BRACELET won on 4 occasions over 1400m, including the listed race (Waikato RC AG & Turf srint), she was also placed in a further listed race. Unfortunately injury shortened her career. This is her first living foal.
Prior to purchase “Van’s” completed a full x-ray and vet check and we are pleased to confirm he passed all test’s with a complete pass mark.
The “Chiefs” syndicate horse will be based in Cambridge at the Regal Farm complex. Trainer Shane Crawford was ecstatic when told “Van’s” would be joining the Regal Farm stable and stated ” He will be the perfect syndicate horse and we look forward to developing his career”.
Costs as stipulated below are fixed costs, you will not be asked for future contributions or invoiced unexpectatly for any hidden costs. Please note after the initial cost is paid, you are not asked to pay monthly costs until the 1st of April 2017.
Benefits of being part of Savvy Racing;
- Monthly updates increasing to weekly updates when the syndicate horse is racing.
- Meet and greet the fellow syndicate members at the commencement of the syndicate.
- Name the horse competition.
- Meeting area on race day for syndicate members with race day hosting.
- Savvy Racing cap draw for members on course on race day.
- Should your syndicate horse win we will draw one winner from members on course for your provinces rugby jersey, during your celebration drinks after the race.
- Race day trainer or stable hand interview an hour before the scheduled syndicate race.
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