Sacred Falls Pins Cross On Track

For those of you who read the e-Newsletter and the previous articles on the website you would all be well aware of how good the O'Reilly (deceased), Pins cross is. We are big fans of the mating and have invested in the next generation of that cross buy purchasing our well developed strong Sacred Falls Pinata filly.

This next generation cross looks to have unearthed a very promising animal in Vibrato by Sacred Falls ex Music (Pins). This well developed strong juvenile jumped cleanly and raced close to the pace and then let down strongly to claim his heat in the fastest time of the day beating a Not A Single Doubt colt and geldings by Rubick, Showcasing, Shame Express and Makfi at the recent Cambridge trials.

This trial was over 935 metres and you would expect that the distance would not be favourable to a horse who on paper should be at his best at the mile but the way in which he beat the progeny of sprinting sires was very impressive and encouraging.

Vibrato was bred by Waikato Stud and sold at Karaka last year, is a very similar tough looking well developed type to the filly we purchased of Waikato Stud at the same sale.

We have a couple of shares left in the Sacred Falls Pinata filly and I urge you to serious consider that 1) she is a mating is a 202/20, 2 she is a big strong type of animal and, 3) she has considerable residual value as a broodmare as her dam Pinata has been well mated.

Pinata has been mated with Ocean Park, Pop N Rock (named Party Popper who Waikato Stud have retained), Sacred Falls (our filly) and Savabeel and again to Savabeel last year. Savabeel has a closed book and a nomination is around the $150k mark. His progeny averaged $360,714 in Australia and $297,021 in New Zealand last year so I suggest Waikato Stud might have a bit of an opinion of Party Popper and what Pinata has left so far as they have invested a nomination (twice) in the mare.

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