Sire: Iffraaj

Colour: Bay

Dam: Hi Gorgeous

Sex: Colt

Age: 3

Foaled: Oct 28, 2018

Country: New Zealand

Trainer: Mick Price & Michael Kent Jnr

Career:
1: 1 - 0 - 0
Wins: 100.0%
Place: 0.0%
Prizemoney:$19,250.00

In conjunction with John Foote Bloodstock, Roll the Dice Racing have secured another son of Iffraaj. This purchase was an unusual one as the colt sustained a cut and was withdrawn from the NZB Ready to Run Sales in November as lot 233. John Foote worked with NZB Managing Director Andrew Seabrook who brokered a deal with Hanui Stud to secure the colt during the sale.

The colt has been spelling in New Zealand and his cut has recovered nicely. The colt will head back to Melbourne in the next fortnight and continue his racing career under the Roll the Dice Racing colours with trainers Mick Price and Michael Kent Jnr who train the teams other Iffraaj, Ayrton who was super impressive at Caulfiled recently.

This colt breezed up very impressively in a time of 10.84 but it was the way in which he did it that excited both John and the RTD team, he has the Iffraaj trademark long stride and he is a great size for a first foal. He is out of a winning Savabeel mare who is a daughter of the Group 1 winning mare Calveen. With a lovely pedigree and a looks to match this colt certainly won’t last long and the RTD team can’t thank John Foote and NZB for brokering the deal and getting this guy for only $110,000.

Check out the colts breeze up and photos by clicking the link. https://www.nzb.co.nz/sales/ready-to-run-sale-20rtr/233

A PDS is currently pending with Racing Victoria and shares will be available in this colt shortly so dont hesitate to contact Steve on 0419 508 533.

 

 BAY COLT (NZ)

 

Foaled 28th October 2018

SireZafonicGone WestMr. Prospector
IFFRAAJ (GB) ZaizafonThe Minstrel
2001PastoraleNureyevNorthern Dancer
  Park AppealAhonoora
DamSavabeelZabeelSir Tristram
HI GORGEOUS (NZ) Savannah SuccessSuccess Express
2013CalveenCanny LadBletchingly
  CalviniaVarick

IFFRAAJ (GB) (Brown 2001-Stud 2007). 7 wins-1 at 2, Goodwood Lennox S., Gr.2. Leading NZ Sire of 2YOs in 2015-16. Sire of 1466 rnrs, 871 wnrs, 72 SW, inc. Ribchester (Deauville Prix Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1), Gingernuts, Jon Snow, Turn Me Loose, Rizeena, Jungle Cat, Chriselliam, Wootton Bassett, Wyndspelle, Benvenue, Fix, Serena Miss, The Black Princess, Hot Streak, Beshaayir, Mythical Magic, Ikerrin Road, Powerful Breeze, Magic Artist, etc.

 

1st dam

HI GORGEOUS, by Savabeel. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Half-sister to Miss Delveen. This is her first foal.

 

2nd dam

CALVEEN, by Canny Lad. Champion Sprinter, Miler & Older Female Miler in NZ in 2004-05. 10 wins at 1400m, 1600m, NZ$404,015, A$146,750, ARC Easter H., Gr.1, Waikato RC Gasmate S., Gr.2, BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Gasmate S., Gr.3, Avondale JC Photofinish.co.nz H., Waikato RC Waikato Stud H., 2d VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, MRC Victoria H., Gr.3, 3d MRC Toorak H., Gr.1, ARC Rich Hill Mile, Gr.2, Cambridge JC Veterinary Services H., 4th VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Mudgway Partsworld S., Gr.1, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2. Three-quarter-sister to Stolen Girlfriend (dam of ONE FOR ONE - HINYUEN SWIFTNESS (H.K.)), half-sister to KOSI BAY, FIREWORKS, STRIKER (dam of FIRST IMPRESSIONS), Acacia Bay (dam of OKAHU BAY), Stellar Vinia (dam of EKTIFAA). Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Miss Delveen (Encosta de Lago). 5 wins from 1200m to 2100m, ARC Stella Artois H., Waikato RC Teraparacing.co.nz H., 2d ARC Specsavers H., Waikato RC Mini & Maxi Marquees H., Centrepoint Apartments Caloundra H., 3d WRC Trentham S., Gr.3, ARC Norm Holland-Legend H. Producer.

Binary. 5 wins from 1250m to 1900m, A$128,805, ATC Pro-Ride H., TAB Rewards P., 2d ATC Hyland Race Colours H., BRC Events H., GCTC Canary Bar Caulfield Cup H., Sky Racing H., 3d BRC Cascade H., Ubet H., GCTC Ubet Cash Out H.

 

3rd dam

CALVINIA, by Varick. Winner at 1400m in NZ. Half-sister to ENGLISH WONDER (dam of DR GRACE, ASIA), Hunka's Tribe. Dam of 14 named foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

CALVEEN (Canny Lad). 10 wins. See above.

KOSI BAY (Spinning World). 4 wins from 1400m to 1900m, A$336,075, AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2, STC Epona S., L, AJC Campbell's Cash & Carry H., 2d AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2, Omnicorp H., STC Spring Racing H., 3d VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1, STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, AJC Japan Racing Association P., L, STC Rosehill Gardens Event Centre H., Stowe Australia H., Nivea Visage H., 4th MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3. Producer.

FIREWORKS (Snitzel). Winner at 2, A$152,000, ATC Widden S., Gr.3, 3d ATC Reisling S., Gr.2, Hyland Race Colours 2YO P., 4th ATC Stan Fox S., Gr.2.

STRIKER (Van Nistelrooy). 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, NZ$156,403, WRC Anniversary H., L, Waikato RC Venture Thoroughbreds H., 2d WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, Waikato RC Cal Isuzu S., Gr.2, Kowhai Farm H., 3d ARC Rich Hill Mile, Gr.2, Waikato RC Raffles Farm H. Dam of-

FIRST IMPRESSIONS (Rip Van Winkle). 3 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$192,325, Western Australian Oaks, Gr.3, 3d WATC Ascot One Thousand Guineas, L.

Acacia Bay. 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m, STC Wests Leagues Campbelltown H., 2d AJC Chifley H., STC TMP Adcomms H., 3d STC Data Global Technologies H. Dam of-

OKAHU BAY (Flying Spur). 3 wins from 1500m to 2500m, A$132,165, SAJC South Australia Fillies Classic, Gr.3, 3d Murray Bridge Gold Cup, L.

Harada Bay (Haradasun). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1650m, A$442,480, BRC Hog's Slow Cooked Steaks H., ATC Chiko H., BRC Tom Hourigan's 30th Birthday H., 2d Sale Cup, L.

Stolen Girlfriend. Unplaced. Dam of-

ONE FOR ONE - HINYUEN SWIFTNESS (H.K.) (Duke of Marmalade). 7 wins to 1500m, A$128,600, HK$3,526,525, to 2019-20 in Aust. and HK, VRC Poseidon S., L, SAJC Quayclean H., Projection Graphics P., 3d SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L.

Stellar Vinia. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of-

EKTIFAA (More Than Ready). 4 wins to 1450m, R565,000, Kenilworth Choice Carriers Championship, Gr.2, Turffontein Tony Ruffel S., Gr.3, Spectracare H.

Spanish Lake. Unraced. Dam of-

Maracaibo (Redoute's Choice). 4 wins from 1600m to 2100m, A$190,440, to 2019-20, MRC Six Month Membership H., SAJC TAB H., 3d ATC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3, 4th VRC Oaks, Gr.1.

Devil's Thumbprint. Unraced. Dam of-

Triple Six (Dehere). 2 wins at 1300m, 1550m, A$122,260, ATC Canterbury BMW H., TAB Millions H., 3d Qld Tatt's RC Recognition S., L, 4th ATC Keith F Nolan Classic, Gr.3. Producer.

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