Sire: Zacinto

Dam: Variation

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Nov 9th, 2014

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Dark Blue, Red Shamrock, Gold Sleeves, Red Cap

Career Record: 19-1-1-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    5.3 %
  • Place
    15.8 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2014

ZACINTO (GB) HasiliKahyasi
2006IthacaDistant ViewMr. Prospector
  Reams of VerseNureyev
DamVolksraadGreen DesertDanzig
VARIATION (NZ) Celtic AssemblySecretariat
2004SprayEntrepreneurSadler's Wells
  SeamistBeaufort Sea

ZACINTO (GB) (Bay 2006-Stud 2012). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, Goodwood Celebration Mile, Gr.2. Out of SP Ithaca. Sire of 70 rnrs, 36 wnrs, inc. SW Ugo Foscolo (New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), Secret Allure, Vassilator, Odeon, Zigwig, SP Son of Zac and of Navagio, Shadow King, Wize Act, Zawhip, Aerohappiness, Not Usual Talent, Charlie Horse, Monrecour, Namjong Plus, Strowan, Zakynthos, Banstead, High Distinction, Lily Grecia, Olympia, etc.


1st dam

VARIATION, by Volksraad. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Sister to Corsage, three-quarter-sister to TORLESSE, half-sister to Miss Thorn. Dam of three named foals, two to race, both winners, inc:-

Banstead (g. by Zacinto). Winner. See below.

Valour (g. by Sir Percy). Winner at 1400m in 2016-17 in NZ.


2nd dam

SPRAY, by Entrepreneur. Raced once. Half-sister to TORLESSE, Mystify, Mystique (dam of REPLIQUE), Truthful. Dam of 9 named foals, all winners, inc:-

Corsage (Volksraad). Joint second filly on 2008-09 NZ 2YO Free H. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$142,675, S$132,432, Singapore TC Progress S., Kindness S., 2d Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L, BOP RC Oak Tree Restaurant Greerton 3YO P., Singapore TC Progress H., Class 4 H., 3d ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, ARC Sunline Vase, L, Hawkes Bay Mettre en Jeu 3YO H., Singapore TC Peace & Joy H., Class 3 H., 4th New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Lowland S., Gr.3.

Miss Thorn (Thorn Park). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1400m, 3d Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2. Producer.

Sunburst. 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m in 2017-18, BOP RC Bayleys Mount Maunganui H., 2d BOP RC Aon Insurance Brokers H.


3rd dam

SEAMIST, by Beaufort Sea. 1990 Wrightson Southern Filly of the Year. 12 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$367,615, A$2,500, ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, Waikato RC Highview Stud S., Gr.3, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.3, Otago RC James Hazlett S.H., L, Dunedin Guineas, L, CJC Warstep S., L, Otago Mannequin S., L, Ashburton CRC Inglewood S., L, Gore Guineas, L, North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., Oamaru JC Waitaki S., 2d WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Otago RC White Robe Lodge H., Gr.3, Timaru S., L, CJC Electricorp H., 3d ARC Easter H., Gr.1, WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, CJC Churchill S.H., L, WRC Anniversary H., L, Otago RC South Island 3YO Championship Final, L, QTC Carlton Genuine Draught H., 4th WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Timaru S., L. Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

TORLESSE (Volksraad). 12 wins from 1200m to 3200m, NZ$287,775, A$38,300, New Zealand Cup, Gr.2, CJC Gold Cup, Gr.3, Spring Classic H., Gr.3, Otago RC Dunedin Gold Cup, Gr.3, CJC Spring Classic H., L, North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L, VRC Scalzo Food Industries H., WRC Jade 3YO H., CJC Rotary Club of Hornby H., Racecourse Hotel Motor Lodge H., 2d Avondale JC York Cup, CJC Enterprise Homes H., New Zealand Cup Trial, 3d New Zealand Cup, Gr.2, CJC Gold Cup, Gr.3, Timaru Cup, L, 4th VATC Schweppes Cup, L.

Truthful (Trustful). 8 wins from 1200m to 2150m, NZ$83,375, Otago RC Rotary Club of Mosgiel H., Kumara RC Kumara Gold Nuggets, 2d CJC Christchurch Casino H., Railway Hotel Greymouth H., Hound & Hunt Inn H., Yesberg Insurance Services Apprentice H., 3d CJC Timaru S., L, Timaru Cup, L, CJC AMP Amicus Retirement Plan H., 4th CJC Great Easter S.H., L.

Mystique (Montjeu). 4 wins from 1200m to 2000m, CJC The Informant H., North Canterbury Cup, 2d CJC Warstep S., L, Metropolitan Trophy, L, Parklands Tavern H., Racecourse Hotel Motor Lodge H., Specialty Spit Roast H., 3d CJC Spring Classic, L, Millennium Hotels & Resorts H., 4th CJC Canterbury Breeders' S., L. Dam of-

REPLIQUE (Darci Brahma). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Southland Guineas, L, CJC NZB Festival Sale H., 2d Otago RC Dunedin Guineas, L.

Mystify (Montjeu). 3 wins at 1600m, 2500m, Amberley RC Great Autumn H., 2d Otago RC Dunedin Guineas, L, North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L, CJC D & E John Deere H., Angus Meats H., Dunedin Guineas Trial, 3d CJC Warstep S., L, Christchurch Casino H., 4th CJC Metropolitan Trophy, Gr.3, Inglewood S., L. Producer.

Mountain Mist. Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of-

Catalina (Faltaat). 5 wins from 1400m to 2100m, ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H., Avondale JC Sunday Market H., 2d ARC Great Northern Challenge S., Gr.3, Coverstaff Recruitment H., 3d Te Aroha JC CRV Ambreed NZ H. Producer.


Race Record: 9 Starts 1-0-1 NZ$10,500.

Winner at 1550m in 2017-18, 3d WRC Kawi Cup.