Sire: Pins

Colour: Bay

Dam: Red Delicious

Sex: Gelding

Age: 9

Foaled: Sep 20, 2014

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Purple & White Chequers, Purple & White Striped Sleeves, Purple Cap

Owners: Stephen Gray Racing Stable

48: 4 - 9 - 7
Wins: 8.3%
Place: 33.3%




Bay GeldingFoaled in 2014

SireSnippetsLunchtimeSilly Season
PINS (AUS) Easy DateGrand Chaudiere
1996No FinerKaoru StarStar Kingdom
  HumourPirate King
DamNo Excuse NeededMachiavellianMr. Prospector
RED DELICIOUS (NZ) NawaietZilzal
2009AroonVolksraadGreen Desert

PINS (AUS) (Bay 1996-Stud 2000). 7 wins-1 at 2, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Leading NZ Sire (worldwide earnings) twice. Sire of 1133 rnrs, 779 wnrs, 85 SW, inc. El Segundo (MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1), Ambitious Dragon, Legs, Aerovelocity, Katie Lee, Madison County, Porotene Gem, Econsul, A Touch of Ruby, Antonio Lombardo, Emily Margaret, Mackintosh, Pinmedown, Legless Veuve, Shopaholic, Icepin - Regency King (H.K.), Rolling Pin, Gallopin, etc.


1st dam

RED DELICIOUS, by No Excuse Needed. Unraced. Sister to TAKE THE RAP - ST RAP (H.K.). Dam of four named foals, two to race, both winners, inc:-

MADISON COUNTY (g. by Pins). Champion 3YO in NZ in 2018-19. Leading NZ 3YO on 2018-19 International Ratings. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 1600m, NZ$592,935, A$476,750, to 2018-19, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Levin Classic, Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Guineas, Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Elbow Room Bar Mahora 2YO H., 2d ATC Australian Derby, Gr.1, Tulloch S., Gr.2, Whangarei RC Northland Breeders' S., Gr.3, 3d Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., Gr.2, ARC Karaka Million 3YO Classic, RL, Rotorua RC Have Function at Arawa Park 2YO S., 4th ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1.

(Our) Pinnacle (g. by Pins). 2 wins. See below.


2nd dam

AROON, by Volksraad. Winner at 1150m, 3d ARC Working Style H. Half-sister to KEANO, Be Delicious, Celebrate (dam of PINZU). Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

TAKE THE RAP - ST RAP (H.K.) (No Excuse Needed). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, A$230,200, HK$714,075, VRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3, Event Studios Australia 2YO H., 2d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, MRC Merson Cooper S., L, HKJC Baker H., Ping Shek H., 3d VRC Cromwell H., Bruce Gadsden H., Elms H., MVRC Pulse Pharmacy H., HKJC Yim Tin Tsai H., Nathan H., Hong Kong Sports Institute H., 4th MRC Blue Sapphire S., L.

Scusa. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, 2d ARC Laser Group H., 3d ARC Retina Specialists H., 4th ARC Great Northern Foal S., L.

Cielo Stellato. Winner at 1100m in 2019-20 in Aust.

Charting. Winner at 2000m in Aust.


3rd dam

O'REALLY, by Centaine. Winner at 1200m, 2d BOP RC Hank Verryt Car Sales H. Three-quarter-sister to CRITIC, half-sister to O'REILLY. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

KEANO (Pins). 6 wins to 1400m, NZ$23,000, A$362,197, QTC Lightning H., L, VRC Emirates Airline H., Shaftesbury Avenue H., Tasman H., Red Tempo Sprint H., MVRC Simpson Construction H., 2d MRC Sir John Monash S., L, 3d Qld Tatt's RC WJ Healy S., Gr.3, MVRC RDC Australasian Flooring P., MRC Sudurka H., MVRC Members Equity Bank P. Sire.

Be Delicious (Danasinga). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$181,625, VRC Flemington 1840-2006 H., MRC Snowing H., 2d VRC Vanity S., Gr.3, Let's Elope S., Gr.3, MRC Imposera H., 3d MVRC Pollak Learning Alliance H., MRC Gipsy Queen H.

Frankly. 4 wins from 1350m to 1600m, Hawkes Bay Comcat Easter Sprint H., 2d WRC Irish Fling Cup, Waikato RC Hauraki 96.2FM H., 3d Hawkes Bay Stella Artois Mile H., Marton JC Bonny Glen Landfill H. Producer.

Celebrate. Unraced. Dam of-

PINZU (Pins). 9 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$371,175, to 2019-20, Perth Racing Carbine Club of WA S., L, WATC Lavazza H., D O'Malley 60th Birthday H., G O'Neill 100th Birthday H., Perth Racing Club Membership H., Weddings at Ascot H., Amelia Park Beef H., 2d WATC Old Comrade S., L, Australia Day Cup, Inglis Bloodstock H., City of Belmont Trophy H., Birds of Tokyo Perform H., Belmont Community H., Westspeed H., 3d WATC Lavazza H., Crown Towers H., Network Ten H.


4th dam

COURTZA, by Pompeii Court. Head of The 1988-89 Australasian 2YO Classification. 5 wins-3 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$1,848,550, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, VATC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, MVRC Veuve Clicquot S., Gr.2, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, 2d VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, Caulfield Quality S.H., 3d Moonee Valley S., Gr.2. Sister to OUR POMPEII, HUNZA COURT, three-quarter-sister to TISZAE, half-sister to FIXED FLUSH, LOST VALLEY, Hunza's Ace, Minidece, Benazir (dam of CRITIC). Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

O'REILLY (Last Tycoon). Horse of the Year in NZ in 1996-97. Champion Sprinter & Miler in NZ in 1996-97. 4 wins from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$183,000, A$70,000, WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, Levin RC Bayer Classic, Gr.1, WRC Daily Waste 3YO H., BOP RC Dominion Electrical 3YO H., 2d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Champion sire.


Race Record: 15 Starts 2-3-2 NZ$7,475, S$82,420.

2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in NZ and Singapore, Singapore TC Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Conflight S., Southern Legend S., Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Mexican Rose S.

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