VEGA SICILIA
Rodrigo De Triano - Georgiana (Nassipour)

A handy racemare with three wins in her career along with a Group 1 placing in the Waikato International Stakes. She is the half-sister to Listed winner Filante Etoile (Soviet Star) and is from the family of Gorup 1 winners Star Dancer (Star Watch), Naturalism (Palace Music) and Crystal Palace (Palace Music). She has had three horses to race, all have been winners. Her best performed progeny is the Group 2 Avondale Guineas winner Valbuena (Darci Brahma). She is believed in foal for the 2013 breeding season to 10-time Group 1 winner in both hemispheres, So You Think.

Vega Sicilia

 

 VEGA SICILIA

 

Chestnut mareFoaled in 1998

SireEl Gran SenorNorthern DancerNearctic
RODRIGO DE TRIANO (USA) Sex AppealBuckpasser
1989Hot PrincessHot SparkHabitat
  AsparaCrimson Satan
DamNassipourBlushing GroomRed God
GEORGIANA AlamaAureole
1993Mouton MagicImposingTodman
  SoubaTaine

RODRIGO DE TRIANO (USA) (1989). Top of The 1992 European 3YO Classification (1900m-2100m). 9 wins-5 at 2, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 639 rnrs, 386 wnrs, inc. SW Super Hornet, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Valbuena, Okahu Bay, Meiner Solomon, SP Harada Bay, Electronic Motion, Wells, Ashka, Maseratista, Meiner Ambre and of Lady Diamond, World End, His Excellency, Arms Wide Open, Erimo Haruka, Shigeru Takk, Leg Spinner, Bashi Ken, Red Chianti, etc.

 

1st dam

GEORGIANA, by Nassipour. Unraced. Half-sister to STAR DANCER. Dam of seven named foals, five to race, all winners, inc:-

FILANTE ETOILE (f. by Soviet Star). 4 wins from 1400m to 2150m, NZ$118,850, A$34,000, QTC Metropolitan H., L, BOP RC Tauranga Hardware & Plumbing H., Rotorua RC TW Moore Ltd H., 2d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2, ARC Carbine Club Trophy, 3d Bay of Plenty Cup, ARC Lindauer Brut H., BOP RC Pak 'n Save Tauranga H. Dam of-

Stars of Jiro. Winner at 1400m.

Josephines Fortune. Unraced. Dam of-

My Empire. Winner at 1300m in 2016-17 in Aust.

Vega Sicilia (f. by Rodrigo de Triano). 3 wins. See below.

Macchiato (f. by Night Shift). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, ARC New Year's Day H., WRC New Zealand Post Horse of the Year H., 3d Hawkes Bay William Rees Catering H. Dam of-

HARB (Catbird). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, SAJC Oaklands P., L, HKJC Hong Kong Football Club Centenary Challenge Cup, Hang Hau H., 2d Oakbank RC Adelaide Bank 2YO H., 3d MRC Time & Tide 2YO P.

Cortado (Sepoy). Winner at 2 in 2015-16, 2d Levin RC Ryder S., L, 3d ARC Dunstan Rising Star Qualifier H., Waikato RC Safewise 2YO S., 4th ARC Soliloquy S., L.

Arpeggio. 4 wins at 1200m to 2015-16, ARC Curraghmore Stud H., Hawkes Bay Best Travel H., 3d Matamata RC BNZ Partners H., Tonezone H.

Speedy Star. 2 wins at 1650m, HKJC Tai Yuen H., Tsui Ping H., 2d HKJC Dorset H., Lung Hang H.

The Right Answer. Winner at 1200m.

Mochalatte. Winner at 1200m. Dam of-

Seven Excuses. Winner at 1200m.

Can Opener (g. by King's Best). Winner at 1800m, HKJC 2006 Miss Asia Pageant H., 2d HKJC Man Yiu H., Duddell P., 3d HKJC Showbiz Update P.

Manny Pacuiao (g. by Pins). 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m in NZ and Singapore, Singapore TC Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Class 4 H., Benchmark 53 H., 3d Singapore TC Kranji D S., Class 4 H.

 

2nd dam

MOUTON MAGIC, by Imposing. Winner at 1600m. Half-sister to TESSUTI, ZEPHYR SOUBA (dam of NATURALISM, CRYSTAL PALACE, IMPRESSIONISM - OLYMPIC BOY (MAL.)). Dam of 6 foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

STAR DANCER (Star Watch). 14 wins from 1000m to 2000m, NZ$293,000, A$440,860, Auckland Classic, Gr.1-twice, VATC Futurity S., Gr.1, AJC Warwick S., Gr.2, ARC King's P., Gr.3, VATC Myer S., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC Thames Valley S., Gr.3-twice, ARC King's P., L, AJC Nilo Welter H., Counties RC Kenfair Bowl H., ARC Jarvis Trading H., 2d AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, STC Shannon H., Gr.3, Gosford Guineas, L, 3d VATC CF Orr S., Gr.1, AJC Expressway S., Gr.2.

Big Timer. 5 wins to 1350m, BTC Ambassador Motor Inn H., Singapore TC Class 2 H., 2d QTC Hanwood Chardonnay H., Mahogany H., Singapore TC Class 2 H.-twice, 3d BTC Smokey Eyes H., QTC Lefroy H., Singapore TC Bold Explorer H., Class 2 H.-twice.

 

3rd dam

SOUBA, by Taine. 3 wins at 1500m, 1600m, Evry Prix d'Auxerre, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de la Verrerie, 4th Saint-Cloud Prix Penelope, Gr.3. Half-sister to SUKAWA. Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, all winners, inc:-

ZEPHYR SOUBA (Zephyr Bay). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, ARC Ladies Mile, Gr.3, 3d ARC Royal S., Gr.2. Dam of-

NATURALISM (Palace Music). Top of The 1991-92 Australasian 3YO Classifications (1300m+). 12 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, A$3,289,796, AJC Derby, Gr.1, STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, VATC Caulfield S., Gr.1, 2d Victoria Derby, Gr.1, Japan Cup, Gr.1. Sire.

CRYSTAL PALACE (Palace Music). 3 wins from 1400m to 2400m, NZ$45,325, A$225,000, Queensland Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

PALACIO DE CRISTAL (Encosta de Lago). 5 wins from 1300m to 1700m, A$469,200, AJC Villiers S., Gr.2, 3d STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1.

IMPRESSIONISM - OLYMPIC BOY (Mal.) (Vice Regal). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$107,250 in Aust. and Malaysia, Singapore TC Lion City Cup, L, 2d VRC Hilton on the Park S., Gr.3.

Star of Broadway. Unraced. Dam of-

ALINGA (Rock of Gibraltar). 5 wins from 1600m to 2000m, R301,464, Clairwood East Coast H., L, 2d Kenilworth Sun Classique H., L. Producer.

TESSUTI (Sackford). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$90,625, VATC Dalgety S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Naturalist. Raced twice. Dam of-

ROYAL SYMPHONY (Domesday). 3 wins at 2, A$141,950, in 2016-17, VRC Taj Rossi Series Final H., L.

Wailing. Unraced. Dam of-

TAWNY RUN (Runyon). 6 wins from 1600m to 2450m, R319,750, Turffontein Allez France H., L, 2d Greyville Woolavington S., Gr.2. Producer.

Wailing Countess. 2 wins at 1250m, 1600m, NZ$475, A$90,470, STC Balmain Leagues Club H. Dam of-

MY SABEEL (Savabeel). 6 wins to 1300m, A$378,765, ATC Toy Show H., Gr.3, 2d ATC Sheraco S., Gr.3.

April. 2 wins at 1200m, 2d AJC Mildura H. Dam of-

Zdenka (Western Symphony). 4 wins from 1400m to 2200m, A$125,440, VRC Molly Bloom's H., 3d Moonee Valley Gold Cup, Gr.2. Producer.

 

Race Record:

3 wins at 1400m, 3d Waikato RC International S., Gr.1, BTC Rough Habit P., L, Avondale JC A & T on 123 Celebration H., Waikato RC Mackenzie Country (Hamilton) H.

 

Produce Record: Dam of five named foals, all raced, three winners.

2005 g. Divine Kid, by Canny Lad. 2 wins at 1600m, HKJC Yan Chau Tong H., Gallop H., 2d HKJC Sapphire H., 3d HKJC Edward Piguet H., Shui Chuen O H.

2007 g. Cosentino, by Choisir. 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$116,310, MVRC Twinings Assam Bold H., 2d Stony Creek Cup, 3d MRC Le Pine Funerals H.

2009 g. VALBUENA, by Darci Brahma.Joint Second on the 2012-13 NZ 3YO Free H (1600m+). 5 wins from 1400m to 2100m, NZ$58,675, S$220,574, ARC Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, Singapore TC Open S., Open H., Gingerbread Man S., 2d Singapore TC Kranji C S.

2010 f. Unico, by Sakhee's Secret. Placed to 2015-16.

2011 f. Lecanda, by Pins. Raced once.

2013 f. by So You Think.

2014 c. by Rip Van Winkle.

2015 c. by Rip Van Winkle.

2016 c. by Darci Brahma.

 

Missed in 2006, 2008; not served in 2011.

Served by Darci Brahma.