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The Potato Pontiff



Amazing Stayer!!! "Top Class Sapphire Coast Winner Over 2200m Last Start"

Cracking Strong Athletic Type of Racehorse Who Is Also A Very Powerful & Well Balanced 5yo Bay Gelding 16.1 Hands. 27 Starts 3-4-2 & 15 Top 5 Finishes. Amazing NSW Canberra Provincial Class 3 Galloper Up for Grabs!!! What A Top Class 2.5 Length Victory At The Sapphire Coast Last Start 21k Race Over 2200m "See Photos", When Gave Nothing Else A Chance!!! Ran A Brilliant 2nd At Queanbeyan 18th March 2018 Over 2000m "Watch Replay", When Took Up The Lead At The 600m Mark After Smoking His Pipe At The Rear & Nearly Got Away With The Victory Going Down By A Whisker On The Line, So Definitely Placed The Writing On The Wall for His Win last Start :)

Cracka Canberra Winner Over 1600m & The Sapphire Coast Winner As Well Over The Same Distanvce, So Ideally Suits 1600m To 2200m & Will Make A Nice Country Cups Candidate As He Goes Along :) 2nd At Gosford 30k Race Over 1600m, Beaten A Mere .8 of a Length To The Ever Consistent Sydney City/Provincial Galloper "My Burning Heart" & Also Beating "Celebris" Who Then Came Out & Won By Close To 4 Lengths At Strong Muswellbrook :) In Fact "The Potato Pontiff" Ran 2nd Again At Wyong In A 37k Race To "Taikomochi", So Boy Talk About A Great Stayer Type On The Market!!!..

BEST DISTANCE: 1400m fresh To 2200m

BEST SURFACE: Good Fast Dry Front Running Type Tracks

FAVOURITE TRACKS: Wyong, Gosford, Hawkesbury, Canberra, The Sapphire Coast & Queanbeyan

BEST FORMLINES: "My Burning Heart", "Celebris", "Taikomochi" & "Gacela"

BREEDING: By "Power of Destiny" & Out of A "Canny Lad" Mare

YEARLING VALUE: Was Not Offered At A Yearling Sale

TEMPERAMENT: Good To Ride & Has A Beautiful Nature :)

VICES: No Vices

WIND & LIMB: Very Clean Winded & Lovely Strong Clean Legs

EXCUSES: In Scintillating Form So No Excuses Required :)

BEST POSITION IN A RACE: Definitely Loves To Sit Close To The Speed :)

RATING: Approx BM 54 NSW, So Aprox Rated A Perfect 58 or Class 3 In Other States

EMBARGOES: No Embargoes Except Saddle Pinched Once & Bucked, Lost The Rider, So Had To Trial Again "See Stewards"

LATEST GEAR CHANGES: Blinkers On & Lugging Bit On


BEST SUITED TO: Any Fast Front Running Provincial Country Tracks In All States :)...

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Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
POWER OF DESTINY (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
2002Jeanetta CochraneSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
DamCanny LadBletchinglyBiscay
PLAY DATE (AUS) Jesmond LassLunchtime
2006SveltaZeditaveThe Judge
  Glen IrisMarscay

POWER OF DESTINY (AUS) (Bay 2002-Stud 2007). Winner at 2, 2d STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2. Sire of 116 rnrs, 72 wnrs, inc. SW Destiny's Kiss (ATC Winter Cup, L) and of Tilly's Waltz, Renesmee, Spice of Life, Lifeguard, Bonsai, Power Factor - Fighting Boy (H.K.), Roussos Destiny, Trojan Destiny, Oti Thelis, Fondue, Mark's Legacy, Angel's Destiny, Preen Queen, Austin's Cane, Destiny's Dance, Franz Loves Trees, Carinda Road, Joey's Destiny, etc.


1st dam

PLAY DATE, by Canny Lad. Unraced. Half-sister to STAY SEATED. Dam of four foals, all raced, two winners, inc:-

The Potato Pontiff (g. by Power of Destiny). 3 wins. See below.

Lady Selkie (f. by Gio Ponti). Winner at 1300m in 2017-18 in Aust.

Miss Monique (f. by Power of Destiny). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

SVELTA, by Zeditave. Unraced. Half-sister to ZAZZMAN. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

STAY SEATED (Langfuhr). 6 wins to 1400m, A$92,460, Tamworth JC Gainsborough S., L, 3d STC West Leagues Campbelltown H.

Mighty Slick. 2 wins at 1600m in Aust.

Alfalfa. 2 wins at 1600m, 2050m in Aust.

Baby Gold. 2 wins at 1300m, 1350m in Aust.

Encyclopedia. Placed at 2 in Aust.


3rd dam

GLEN IRIS, by Marscay. Unraced. Half-sister to TIMBER TRADER, Lord of the Pines, Blurrta (dam of BOUZY ROUGE). Dam of 5 foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

ZAZZMAN (Distinctly North). 8 wins from 2000m to 2800m, A$879,900, VRC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.2, MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3, Geelong Cup, Gr.3, VRC Lavazza Long Black H., VATC Club H., VRC Vodafone H., 2d VRC Think Big H., 3d VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, MRC Sandown Classic, Gr.2, Herbert Power S., Gr.2, VATC Wallace H., SAJC Redbrook-Invicta Carpets H., 4th Ballarat Cup, L.

Iris in the Glen. 5 wins from 1950m to 2400m, A$129,570, MRC The Journal H., VRC Midsummer H., 2d MVRC Melbourne's GPO H., MRC John Payne H., 3d MRC Swell Time H., Glenfern H., MVRC Night Patrol H., 4th VRC Bagot H., L. Dam of-

Anvil Green. 11 wins from 1200m to 1700m, A$140,997, to 2018-19, 2d WATC Airspares Service & Parts H., Argonaut Corp Advisers H., 3d WATC Club Membership H.

Not in the Nick. 2 wins at 1200m to 2018-19 in Aust.


4th dam

GLENVIEW, by Sir Tristram. 5 wins to 1500m, A$294,000, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, John Newell BMW Welter H., AJC Tellers H., 2d VATC Show Day Cup, Gr.1, Elders Mile H., Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., L, 3d VRC Gadsden S., Gr.1, 4th VRC Honda S.H., Gr.1, VRC Oaks, Gr.1. Sister to Coach Maniac, half-sister to Zephyr Song (dam of WHISTLING DIXIE, ATMOSPHERE - VICTORY MAGIC (H.K.)). Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

TIMBER TRADER (Woodman). 3 wins at 1800m, 2450m, R711,700, Turffontein South African Derby, Gr.1, 2d Newmarket Sea Cottage S. Sire.

Lord of the Pines (Royal Academy). 6 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$195,060, S$375,545, VATC Adelaide FC H., Singapore TC Class 1 H.-twice, VATC Patrobas Welter H., 1600m-in track record time, MRC Bert Bryant H., SAJC Bridgestone H., 2d SAJC Da Costa P., L, Singapore TC Raffles Cup, L, Queen Elizabeth II Cup, L, Committee's Prize, L, Chairman's Trophy, L, VRC EPB Associates H., VATC Shopfitting & Building Services P., Smorgon Arc P., Oakleigh Amateur FC H., MRC Magic Ruler H., SAJC Sky Channel H., Singapore TC Benchmark 97 H., 3d SAJC National S., Gr.3, Ipswich Cup, Gr.3, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Open Mile, VRC Andersen Consulting P., VATC Jayco Caravan H., 4th MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2, VRC Auckland Racing Club H., L, QTC Marco Polo H., L, Singapore TC Kranji Mile, L.

Romantic Journey. 6 wins to 1250m, QTC Lyndhurst Stud H., BTC Flight Centre H., 2d BTC XXXX Gold H., 3d QTC Conrad Treasury H., BTC City Pacific Finance H., Padua College H.

Kingview. 5 wins to 1400m, A$75,080, S$199,274, AJC Kensington H., STC BD Series H., St Patricks Rugby Club H., Singapore TC Class 2 H., Benchmark 95 H., 2d Singapore TC Class 2 H.-3 times, Class 2 H., 3d AJC Peter Donnelly Motors H., Singapore TC Class 2 H., Benchmark 90 H.

Blurrta. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

BOUZY ROUGE (Snitzel). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$296,555, Wyong RC Mona Lisa S, L, ATC Hahn Super Dry 3.5 H., 2d AJC Plenary Group 2YO H., Sandringham 2YO H., ATC Warwick Farm H., Clarence River JC South Grafton Cup, Dubbo Cup, 4th ATC Angst S., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Tibbie S., Gr.3, Hawkesbury RC Rowley Mile H., L.


Race Record: 27 Starts 3-4-2 A$58,160.

3 wins from 1600m to 2200m to 2018-19 in Aust.


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The Potato Pontiff
Power of Destiny
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