Sire: Rip Van Winkle

Dam: Osprey

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Sep 3rd, 2018

Country: Australia

Silks: Black, Lime Epaulettes, Armbands & Cap


M McDonald, A & A J De Jong, A Madden, S Anderson, K Biggin, R Davies, M Devine, R Gray, Ms K & Ms S Jeffs, R Melham, T Dillow, T Hall, C Sheppard, B Tangey, Bowlwarra Syndicate, Blowhard Syndicate, Cheese & Quackers Syndicate & Taylors Haymarket Syndicate

Career Record: 11-0-2-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    0.0 %
  • Place
    45.5 %





Bay GeldingFoaled in 2018

SireGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) Urban SeaMiswaki
2006Looking BackStravinskyNureyev
  Mustique DreamDon't Forget Me
DamSilver HawkRobertoHail to Reason
OSPREY (GB) Gris VitesseAmerigo
  Tea HouseSassafras

RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 5 wins-2 at 2, York International S., Gr.1. Sire of 734 rnrs, 423 wnrs, 32 SW, inc. Jennifer Eccles (New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1), Te Akau Shark, Dick Whittington, Subpoenaed, Creggs Pipes, Keep on Fly - Generous Charity (H.K.), Capella, Lasarla, Sleeping Beauty, Germanicus, Real Value, Bizzwinkle, Euro Angel, First Impressions, I Am Beautiful, Kingsguard, Let Her Rip, Magic Dancer, The Happy Prince, etc.


1st dam

OSPREY, by Silver Hawk. Unraced. Half-sister to Blixen (dam of AFRICAN STORY). Dam of seven named foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

Queue for Quality (g. by Elusive Quality). 7 wins to 1450m, A$139,293, SAJC Schweppes Tonic H., Unley Telstra Shop P., 2d SAJC Kevin Sykes Memorial H., Mars Bar Nightclub H., 3d SAJC Super Sunday May H., Adelaide Galvanising H.-twice.

Near Queue (f. by Ad Valorem). 6 wins from 1000m to 1700m, A$104,061, MRC Ladbrokes H., 3d MRC Mitavite Summer Challenge H.

Secret Wand (f. by Elusive Quality). 3 wins to 1400m in Aust.

Take the Fifth (g. by Refuse to Bend). Placed, 2d Singapore TC Class 5 H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Initiation P., Class 5 H.


2nd dam

DANISH, by Danehill. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, £519,550, 216,000fr., Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, Gr.1, Saratoga Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3, La Teste Prix La Sorellina, L, Calder My Charmer H., L, Leopardstown Goodbody's Stockbrokers Fillies 2YO S., 2d Belmont Flower Bowl H., Gr.1, Sheepshead Bay H., Gr.2, New York H., Gr.2-twice, Saratoga Diana H., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Buckram Oak H., Gr.3, Leopardstown Silver Flash S., L, 3d Belmont Flower Bowl H., Gr.1, Deauville Prix de la Nonette, Gr.3, 4th Curragh Tyros S., L. Sister to ACE, HAWKEYE, three-quarter-sister to RESTRUCTURE, half-sister to TEISHEBAINI, Tea Service. Dam of 6 foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Blixen (Gone West). Winner at 2, Curragh 2YO S., 3d Curragh Tyros S., L. Dam of-

AFRICAN STORY (Pivotal). Champion Older Male in UAE in 2013-14 (Long). 8 wins from 1400m to 2000m, €79,350, HK$240,000, 28,339,740Dhs in France and U.A.E, Meydan Dubai World Cup, Gr.1, Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 S., Gr.1, Godolphin Mile, Gr.2, Burj Nahaar S., Gr.3-twice, Dubai Duty Free Foundation H., Deauville Prix d'Ailly, Saint-Cloud Prix Borax, 2d Meydan Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 S., Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de la Porte Maillot, Gr.3, Prix du Gros Caillou, Saint-Cloud Prix Sourbier, 3d Deauville Prix Quincey, Gr.3, Meydan Firebreak S., Gr.3, Chantilly Prix Aly Khan, 4th Longchamp Prix du Palais-Royal, Gr.3.

African Gold (Stay Gold). 4 wins at 2200m, 2400m, 85,156,000¥, Tokyo Rokusha S., Hanshin Hyogo Tokubetsu, 2d Kyoto Karasuma S., 3d Tokyo Copa Republica Argentina, Gr.2, 4th Tokyo Shirafuji S., L.

Storybook. 3 wins at 1m, 8¾f, £5,950, US$75,268 in GB and U.S.A, Keeneland Allowance, 4th Santa Anita Tuzla H., Gr.3, Oak Tree Swingtime S., L, Turf Paradise Sun City H., L. Dam of-

Romeo Lima (Medaglia d'Oro). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1700m in France and U.S.A, Deauville Prix de Tancarville, 2d Chantilly Prix Herod, L, 4th Longchamp Prix La Rochette, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix Montenica, L, Cagnes-sur-Mer Prix de la Californie, L.

Camp Courage (War Front). 2 wins at 2, Chantilly Prix de Bertinval, 2d Grand Criterium de Bordeaux, L, Deauville Prix de Caen, 3d Craon Criterium de l'Ouest, L, 4th Deauville Prix Francois Boutin, L.

Get on the Bus (Uncle Mo). Placed at 2 in 2020, 2d Del Mar Sorrento S., Gr.2, 4th Del Mar Debutante S., Gr.1.


3rd dam

TEA HOUSE, by Sassafras. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1m, Leopardstown Cornelscourt S., L, 4th Evry Prix Chloé, Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Guest Day, half-sister to ACADEMIC, Bag O'Rhythm, Ittisaal (dam of KAFHAR), Twine (dam of ALDERBROOK, RESTRUCTURE, NATIVE TWINE, ROYAL STRAND). Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, all winners, inc:-

DANISH (Danehill). 6 wins. See above.

ACE (Danehill). 3 wins at 1m, £137,262, €195,481, US$551,000, 162,200Dhs, Leopardstown Desmond S., Gr.3, 2d Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1, York Prince of Wales's S., Gr.1, Curragh Moorebridge S., Gr.3, International S., Gr.3, Nad al Sheba Al Rashidiya S., L, 3d Belmont Joe Hirsch Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Curragh Tattersalls Gold Cup, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1. Sire.

HAWKEYE (Danehill). 3 wins at 1m, £112,436, €31,598, 180,000fr., US$9,720, S$52,500, HK$1,000,000, Curragh Desmond S., Gr.3, Connell H., Derby Festival S., 2d Sandown Gala S., L, 3d Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1, Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, Gran Premio di Milano, Gr.1, 4th Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1. Sire.

TEISHEBAINI (Hamas). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, Rome Premio Daumier, L, Milan Premio Onno, 2d Rome Premio Nearco, L, Premio Divino Amore, L, 4th Milan Premio Eupili, L.

Tea Service (Roi Danzig). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 9f in Ireland and U.S.A, 3d Leopardstown Debutante S., L. Producer.

Butter Knife. Unraced. Dam of-

Crumpetsfortea. Unraced. Dam of-

CONTEMPORARY (Alzao). 2 wins at 2, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Miesque, Gr.3, Prix Discrete, 3d Deauville Prix Deauville Aime le Cheval. Dam of-

OTTONE - CITY WINNER (H.K.) (Dutch Art). 3 wins at 2, Milan Premio Primi Passi, Gr.3, Rome Premio Alberto Giubilo, Premio Toulouse Lautrec, 2d Rome Premio Divino Amore, L, Premio Dionisia, 3d HKJC Hing Man H.


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