14 Oct 2016 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale - Book 3, Lot 1671
RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE), Bay horse, 2006, by Galileo (IRE), out of Looking Back (IRE), by Stravinsky (USA). Champion 3yr old miler in Europe in 2009. Champion older horse in Europe in 2010 (9.5-10.5f.).
Won 5 races, value £1,201,333, at 2 to 4, from 7 furlongs to 1 mile 2 furlongs, Sussex Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.1, Juddmonte International Stakes, York, Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Tyros Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.3, also placed second in Coral Eclipse Stakes, Sandown Park, Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Sussex Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.1, Irish Champion Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.1.
Retired to Stud in 2011, and sire of the winners of over 152 races, and £1,793,911; including DICK WHITTINGTON (IRE) (Danehill (USA), Keeneland Phoenix Stakes, Gr.1), CAPELLA (NZ) (Grosvenor (NZ), Cambridge Stud Eight Carat Ladies’ Mile, Gr.2), FIRST IMPRESSIONS (NZ) (Van Nistelrooy (USA), Kirin Megumi Western Australian Oaks, Gr.3), MAGIC DANCER (NZ) (Desert Sun (GB), Phoenix Park Taranaki Classic, Gr.3), I AM BEAUTIFUL (IRE) (Mr Prospector (USA), Grangecon Stud Balanchine Stakes, Gr.3), CREGGS PIPES (IRE) (Indian Ridge, Irish Stall.Farms EBF Cairn Rouge Stakes, L), INTELLIGENCE (IND) (Indictment (IND), The Golconda 1000 Guineas, L), PRINCESS CHARM (IRE) (Key of Luck (USA), Prix Rose de Mai, L), STONE ROSES (FR) (Tiger Hill (IRE), Prix Solitude, L), Hiort (IRE) (Darshaan, 2nd Prix Thomas Bryon, Gr.3), The Happy Prince (IRE) (Oasis Dream (GB), 2nd Racing Post Lacken Stakes, Gr.3), Jeanne Girl (IRE) (Mtoto, 2nd Grangecon Stud Balanchine Stakes, Gr.3), etc.