Our Pinnacle

Sire: Pins
Dam: Red Delicious
Colour: Bay
Gender: Gelding
Age: 5 year old
Foaled: Sep 20th, 2014
Country: New Zealand
Silks: Purple & White Chequers, Purple & White Striped Sleeves, Purple Cap


Rajah Blue A Stable

Career Record: 14 - 2 - 3 - 2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    14.3 %
  • Place
    35.7 %





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 1025 rnrs, 706 wnrs, 75 SW, inc. El Segundo (MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1), Legs, Aerovelocity, Ambitious Dragon, Katie Lee, Porotene Gem, Econsul, A Touch of Ruby, Antonio Lombardo, Mackintosh, Legless Veuve, Shopaholic, Icepin - Regency King (H.K.), Rolling Pin, Gallopin, Lauren Tate, Pimms Time, Megapins, Pinsoir, etc.


1st dam

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

Pinnacle (g. by Pins). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

AROON, by Volksraad. Winner at 1150m, 3d ARC Working Style H. Half-sister to KEANO, Be Delicious. Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 3 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 MVRC Pulse Pharmacy H., VRC Cromwell H., Bruce Gadsden H., Elms 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.

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-

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, MRC Sudurka H., MVRC RDC Australasian Flooring P., Members Equity Bank P. Sire.

Be Delicious (Danasinga). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$181,625, MRC Snowing H., VRC Flemington 1840-2006 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 Waikato RC Hauraki 96.2FM H., WRC Irish Fling Cup, 3d Hawkes Bay Stella Artois Mile H., Marton JC Bonny Glen Landfill H.

Murrayfield. 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, S$202,555, to 2017, Singapore TC Kelantan S., Hello Colombo S., Flax S., 2d Singapore TC Austcham Cup, Novice S., National Orchid Garden S., 3d Singapore TC Hong Kong Jockey Club Trophy, Class 4 H., Chevron S.

Aroon. Winner. See above.

Pink 'n' Blue. 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m in Aust.

Be Fabulous. Winner at 1300m in Aust. Producer.

Celebrate. Unraced. Dam of-

Pinzu. 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$241,325, to 2017-18, 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 Australia Day Cup, Inglis Bloodstock H., Birds of Tokyo Perform H., Belmont Community H., Westspeed H., 3d WATC Lavazza H.

El Shaday. Winner at 1000m in 2016-17, Ipswich TC Channel 7 H., 3d Ipswich TC XXXX Summer H.

Celebratedachiever. 2 wins at 1100m to 2017-18, 2d Taranaki RC Harold Tuson Memorial 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, MVRC Veuve Clicquot S., Gr.2, VRC Ascot Vale 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, BOP RC Dominion Electrical 3YO H., WRC Daily Waste 3YO H., 2d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Champion sire.


5th dam

HUNZA, by Pakistan II. Joint top filly on The 1972-73 Aust. 2YO Free H. 6 wins-5 at 2-to 1400m, VRC Bloodhorse Breeders' P., Gr.2, MVRC Calder H., VATC Chicquita S., Teppo S.H., Carnegie S., Heathmont S., 2d STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.3. 1989 NZ Broodmare of the Year. Half-sister to Hearts Are Trumps, Kapelle Lady (dam of KAPCHAT, NOBLE HERO), Lalos, Zamazaan Lady (dam of CHATTY HAWK, JAVA MAGIC). Dam of 8 foals, all winners-

COURTZA (Pompeii Court). 5 wins. See above.

OUR POMPEII (Pompeii Court). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 3200m, A$985,340, South Australian Derby, Gr.1, SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.1-twice, VATC Sandown Cup, Gr.2, Tolerance H., VRC Gurner's Lane H., Stradbroke H., 2d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, Chirnside S., Gr.2, VRC Blamey S., Gr.2, 3d Moonee Valley Cup, Gr.2, VATC St George S., Gr.2, VRC Craiglee S., Gr.2, Werribee Cup, L.

LOST VALLEY (Decies). 16 wins from 1250m to 2050m, A$205,340, STC Canterbury Cup, Gr.3, Townsville Cup, L, NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's Club Cup, L, 2d AJC Chairman's H., Gr.3, 3d Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.3, AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3.

FIXED FLUSH (Brigand). 15 wins from 1200m to 1650m, A$168,250, BATC Doomben S., Gr.3, Bernborough H., L, XXXX S.H., L, Jumbuck Flying H., 2d Qld Tatt's RC XXXX Mile H., L, QTC Brisbane H., L. Sire.

HUNZA COURT (Pompeii Court). 5 wins at 1400m, 1450m, A$189,980, VRC Chester Manifold S., L, Rising Star S., L, 2d MVRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3, 3d VATC Vo Rogue S., Gr.3. Sire.

Hunza's Ace (Ace of Aces). 14 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2050m, A$208,075, VATC Gothic H., 3d Australian Guineas, Gr.1, VATC Caulfield Autumn Classic S., L.

Minidece (Decies). 7 wins from 1000m to 2600m, MVRC Magdala H., VRC Edith Widdis H., 2d VRC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.2. Dam of-

TISZAE (Pompeii Court). 14 wins from 1200m to 1700m, A$204,635, Kalgoorlie Boulder RC Hannan's H., L, WATC JC Bushell Welter H.

Benazir. 3 wins from 1350m to 1650m, QTC Blackhawk Novice H. Dam of-

CRITIC (Centaine). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 900m to 1600m, NZ$217,375, Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, Rotorua S., L, Otago RC South Island 3YO Championship Final, L, Southland RC New Zealand Bloodstock Air Freight S., L, ARC Waste Management P., Jacobsen Headstones H., Avondale JC New Zealand Bloodstock 2YO H., 2d BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, Ashburton RC Inglewood S., L, 3d Egmont RC Fayette Park S., Gr.3, CJC Warstep S., L. Producer.

Eastern Princess. 6 wins from 1600m to 2200m, A$76,560, VATC VAFA H. Dam of-

Sayyida. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, BOP RC Dunstan Stayers Championship Qualifier. Broodmare of the Year in NZ in 2012-13. Dam of-

OCEAN PARK (Thorn Park). Horse of the Year in NZ in 2012-13. Champion Middle Distance Horse in AUS & NZ in 2012-13. 8 wins from 1200m to 2050m, NZ$343,925, A$2,529,000, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Makfi Challenge S., Gr.1, MRC Underwood S., Gr.1, Caulfield S., Gr.1, Wellington S., Gr.3, ARC Trevor Eagle Memorial 3YO H., 2d ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, ARC Great Northen Guineas, Gr.2, Waikato Guineas, Gr.3, 3d VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, 4th Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1. Sire.

Ruqqaya. 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m, BOP RC Radisson Plaza Resort Air Tahiti Nui H., 2d Wanganui JC TCL Communications H. Dam of-

GRUNT (O'Reilly). 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$737,250, in 2017-18, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, CS Hayes S., Gr.3, SAJC Holdfast Insurance H., 3d VRC Saintly Hall of Fame 2YO Trophy.

Brilliant Princess. Unraced. Dam of-

PRINCE KAAPSTAD (Kaapstad). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2100m, NZ$507,990, ARC Easter H., Gr.1, Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, Carbine Club Trophy, Avondale JC Avondale Cup 5th December H., BOP RC First Sovereign Trust 2YO H., 2d New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Classic Hits H., 3d Hawkes Bay Mudgway Partsworld S., Gr.1, BOP RC Tauranga S., Gr.3, 4th Hawkes Bay Windsor Park Challenge P., Gr.1, ARC Great Northern Foal S., L.

Srikandi. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

Pennies in Heaven. 5 wins from 1400m to 2150m, Avondale JC Ego Fast H., BOP RC J Swap Contractors H. Dam of-

SINGLE CURRENCY (Bachelor Duke). 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$100,800, Waikato RC Sprint H., L, Rich Hill Stud H.

SUPER JOCKEY (Sandtrap). 5 wins at 1200m, NZ$12,500, HK$6,153,750, K$392,000,000, 1,688,200Dhs in NZ, HK and Korea, Seoul Korea Sprint, L, 2d Meydan Dubai Golden Shaheen, Gr.1.


Race Record: 3 Starts 1-0-1 NZ$7,475.

Winner at 1200m in 2017-18 in NZ.

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