Johar - BATTOCCHI (Success Express)

Group 1 winner of the Telegraph Handicap showing a scintillating turn of foot to win one of New Zealand's premier sprints. Her dam, Battocchi (Success Express), was twice a stakes winner herself winning the Listed Matriarch Stakes and Listed Ballarat Cup in Australia. Battocchi has recently left the Group 3 Wellington Guineas placegetter Micken (Darci Brahma). She is also from the family of Group 1 winners The Pooka (Tobougg) and Trappings. 





Bay mareFoaled in 2006

SireGone WestMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
JOHAR (USA) SecrettameSecretariat
1999WindsharpLear FanRoberto
  Yes She's SharpSharpen Up
DamSuccess ExpressHold Your PeaceSpeak John
BATTOCCHI Au PrintempsDancing Champ

JOHAR (USA) (1999). 6 wins, Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1. Sire of 337 rnrs, 228 wnrs, 16 SW, inc. Guiseppina (WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1), Joha, Ayahuasca, Folding Gear, Fazzle, No Jet Lag, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Ticonderoga, SP Inside Out and of Signum, Mandee, Ruby Love, Tinkalicious, Doubtless Princess, Indiana Pearl, Aigne, Arnarson, Drago's Pearl, Hoponthebusgus, A He's an O'Prado, Gonna Find Her, Banana Thief, Great Force, All Thrills, etc.


1st dam

BATTOCCHI, by Success Express. 4 wins from 1200m to 2200m, NZ$10,400, A$139,440, Ballarat Cup, L, VRC Matriarch S., L, Avondale JC Hughes & Cossar H., VATC Weary Dunlop Research H., 2d VATC Charles Kerville H., Mighty Kingdom H., Waikato RC Calder & Lawson 3YO H., 3d MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, 4th Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2. Dam of eleven foals, ten to race, nine winners, inc:-

GUISEPPINA (f. by Johar). 6 wins. See below.

Micken (g. by Darci Brahma). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, 2d Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Per Incanto at LA Stud H., BRC Bundaberg Rum H., CJC Racecourse Hotel Motor Lodge H., Win a Ford Focus Pin & Win H., Marton JC Coombe Smith Chartered Accountants H., VRC LV Lachal H., 3d BRC Carlton Draught P., MVRC City Jeep H.

Bibulous (g. by Faltaat). 3 wins at 1400m, Waikato RC Curraghmore Stud H., 3d ARC Singer Group H.

Waterford's Dream (g. by Carnegie). Winner at 1400m, 2d ARC Stella Artois H., 3d Avondale JC Waimauku Landscape Supplies H.

Moritz Eclipse (g. by Darci Brahma). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, S$204,929, to 2018, Singapore TC Big Maverick S., Novice S., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Phenom S., Class 4 H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Plentiful Money S.

Dylan (g. by Darci Brahma). 3 wins at 1200m, Singapore TC Initiation P., Kranji D S.-twice, 2d Singapore TC Celebrations S., Class 4 H.-3 times, Super Racer S., Kranji D S., 3d Singapore TC Class 4 H.

Victory Anthem (g. by Darci Brahma). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m to 2017-18 in Aust.

La Taverna (g. by Tale of the Cat). 2 wins at 1000m, 1400m.

Tully Tocchi (f. by Woodman). Winner at 1600m in Aust. Dam of-

Happy Valentine. Winner at 1200m, 3d MRC Polytrack H.

Surzeal. 7 wins from 2000m to 3200m, A$90,395 in Aust.

Fated (c. by Darci Brahma). Placed at 3, 2d Singapore TC Newbury Racing Stable S.


2nd dam

AVANT, by Imposing. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m. Half-sister to TRAPPINGS, RECORD BREAKER. Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

BATTOCCHI (Success Express). 4 wins. See above.

Awave. Placed. Dam of-

Swing the Cat. 3 wins from 5?f to 8?f, Hollywood Park Allowance, 3d ARC Mercedes Super Bonus Fillies' Prelude, Waikato RC Bunting in the Morning Juvenile H., WRC Mercedes Super Bonus Juvenile Fillies H. Dam of-

Strong Response (State City). 9 wins-1 at 2-to 6?f to 2017, 2d Fair Grounds Van Berg S., L.

Polyana. Raced once. Dam of-

(SIR) STATHAM (Danroad). 6 wins at 1150m, 1200m, NZ$156,225, A$4,000, ARC Concorde H., Gr.3, Pandoro Panatteria H., Waikato RC Ruby's Nanny's Birthday H., 2d Counties Bowl H., L, ARC Newmarket H., L, Taranaki RC Coca Cola Dash H., Matamata RC Russell & Yvonne Green Memorial H., Waikato RC Hamilton Building Supplies H., 3d Waikato RC Sprint H., L, ARC Ray White City Realty H., Whangarei RC New Zealand Bloodstock Finance Sprint H., 4th ARC Concorde H., Gr.3-twice, BRC Chief de Beers H., L.

The Banchee. Unraced. Dam of-

THE POOKA (Tobougg). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$486,675, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3, CJC Christchurch Casino 3YO H., Hawkes Bay Waikato Stud Breeders of the Decade H., 2d Waikato RC New Zealand Bloodstock Classique, RL, CJC Trevinos Bar & Restaurant H., Taranaki RC Nicholas Finance H., 3d Counties Challenge S., L, Manawatu RC Totally Vets H., ARC Barfoot & Thompson H., 4th Hawkes Bay Stoney Bridge S., Gr.1.

Pooka's Sister (Tobougg). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, Taranaki RC Brand X H., 2d Foxton RC Castletown S., L, Taranaki RC Mr Nancho at Linwood Park H.


3rd dam

DEVANTE, by Sobig. 9 wins-4 at 2-from 5f to 10?f, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.2, Napier Park RC Stewards' H., Woodville DJC President's H., HBJC Nursery H., Manawatu RC Eulogy S.H., 3d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Lady Norrie S., L, 4th WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Century S., L, WRC Metropolitan H., L. Half-sister to Lanceanum (dam of LEGGINGS), First Dawn (dam of SHE'S FUN), New Horizon (dam of SOUND HORIZON). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

TRAPPINGS (Grosvenor). 4 wins from 2000m to 2400m, A$128,225, Western Australian Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

Natural Winner (Naturalism). 6 wins from 1650m to 2200m, HK$4,913,365, HKJC Gay Eighties H., 2d HKJC Centenary Vase, L.

RECORD BREAKER (Taipan II). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 900m, 1200m, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L.

Sweet Mystic. 2 wins at 1400m, 2100m. Dam of-

Astral Mist. Winner at 2100m. Dam of-

NEVER SAY (Centaine). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2150m, A$178,340, STC Kingston Town S., Gr.3. Producer.

CENTURY BOY (Centaine). 6 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$281,400, AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3.

Mika. Unraced. Dam of-

Centika. Winner at 1600m, 3d AJC Fujitsu Information Services H. Dam of-

Skyescent. 4 wins from 1200m to 1950m, 2d VATC Lady Wallace H., Conbituate Lady H. Dam of-

RUBISCENT (Rubiton). 7 wins from 1200m to 1800m, A$454,040, MRC Underwood S., Gr.1, 3d MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1.

Enjoli. Unplaced. Dam of-

JOLLY GOOD THOUGHT (Private Thoughts). 12 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$253,650, SAJC Port Adelaide Cup, Gr.3.

Windrift. Unraced. Dam of-

Sailing Ahead (Star Way). 4 wins at 1450m, 1600m, VRC Waterman Rhapsody H., 2d VATC Hopetoun H., L. Producer.

Timberland Lass. Winner at 1300m in Aust. Dam of-

Double Elle. 5 wins from 1200m to 1800m, NZ$600, A$79,830, AJC Juddmonte H. Dam of-

GINGERNUTS (Iffraaj). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 2400m, NZ$851,225, A$405,000, to 2017-18, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1.

Star Lore. Unraced. Dam of-

KINETIC (Jetball). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, NZ$92,939, Foxton RC Castletown S., L, 3d CJC Easter Cup, Gr.3. Producer.

Stars in Her Eyes. 5 wins to 1200m, CJC Bone Marrow Trust Awareness Week H., 2d CJC Islington Tavern H. Dam of-

TAURUS (No Excuse Needed). 11 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$336,800, to 2017-18, Wanganui JC Challenge S., L, 2d CJC Winter Cup, Gr.3.


Race Record:

6 wins to 1400m, NZ$369,913, WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, Levin S., L, Manawatu RC Flying H., L, 2d Hawkes Bay Spring Classic, Gr.1, PGG Wrightson East Coast H., 3d Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, 4th Waikato Draught Sprint, Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Windsor Park P., Gr.1.


Produce Record: Dam of four foals.

2014 f. by Fastnet Rock.

2015 f. by Savabeel.

2016 c. by Savabeel.

2017 f. by Tavistock.


Not served in 2017.