Il Quello Veloce (NZ)

Captain Rio (GB)

Nishaani (NZ)

Foaled in 2005

Chestnut Mare

Il Quello Veloce was an outstanding racemare and NZ Champion 2YO after her success in the Group One Manawatu Sires Produce Stakes. Purchased by Sir Peter Vela on her retirement from racing, the stud has retained her filly by Medaglia D'Oro who will enter training this year.




Chestnut mareFoaled in 2005

SirePivotalPolar FalconNureyev
CAPTAIN RIO (GB) Fearless RevivalCozzene
1999Beloved VisitorMiswakiMr. Prospector
DamGold BroseHuntingdaleDouble Form
NISHAANI (NZ) Cryptic VerseYeats
1998Classy TwiggyTwig MossLuthier
  EnchantressSir Tristram

CAPTAIN RIO (GB) (1999). 4 wins-3 at 2, Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.2. Sire of 1041 rnrs, 617 wnrs, 27 SW, inc. Terravista (VRC Darley Classic, Gr.1), Il Quello Veloce, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Ferrando, Bassett, SP Arctic Shock, Penorka, California Love, Marvel, Notabadidea and of Fun Legend, Myboyhenry, Tonsor, See the Sun, Hornigold, Gimme the Goss, Linette, Brazilica, Bridge Destiny Man, Expressive, Nosside, Azabeat, etc.


1st dam

NISHAANI, by Gold Brose. Unraced. Sister to Parfore (dam of TERRAVISTA, TIGER TEES, BALL OF MUSCLE, OUR LUKAS, SUPER EASY), Golden Sparkle (dam of MOSSE). Dam of eight named foals, all winners-

IL QUELLO VELOCE (f. by Captain Rio). 5 wins. See below.

DONNA CATTIVA (f. by Captain Rio). Winner at 2, A$91,380, SAJC Oaklands P., L, 2d VRC Gibson Carmichael S., L, 3d VRC Spotless 2YO P. Dam of-

Donna Imelda. Winner at 1200m in 2018-19 in NZ.

Miles of Krishan (f. by Snitzel). 5 wins from 1200m to 1700m, A$269,810, VRC Murray Region H., Wilson Medic One H., MRC Grand Hotel Frankston P., 2d VRC Celebrates Women Trainers H., MRC Comdain H., 3d SAJC Queen of the South S., Gr.2.

Chapelco (g. by Northern Meteor). 5 wins to 1400m, A$183,685, to 2019-20, ATC H.-twice, Sky Racing Active H., McGrath Estate Agents H., 2d ATC H., Hyland Race Colours H., 3d ATC TAB H.

Jemerica (f. by Captain Rio). 3 wins to 1200m, A$104,145, MRC Champagne Pommery Masters H., 2d MRC Cove Hotel H., MRC (Mornington) Orbit Fitness H.

Another Superior (f. by Captain Rio). Winner at 1200m, BRC Earthborn Waste Services H., 2d BRC H., Coca-Cola H., Qld Tatt's RC Hardy Brothers Jewellers H. Dam of-

Paremuus Boy. 5 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$177,147, to 2018-19, MVRC Dominant Home Care Products H., MRC Polytrack H., 3d MRC Ladbrokes Protest Payout H.

Captain Bro (g. by Captain Rio). 2 wins at 1050m, 1200m in NZ.

Menagerie (f. by Zoustar). Winner at 1400m in 2019-20 in Aust.


2nd dam

CLASSY TWIGGY, by Twig Moss. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$103,930, VRC Vanity S., L, MVRC Coca-Cola S., VATC Deck the Halls H., 2d VATC WW Cockram S., L, MVRC Niddrie H., VATC Holiday H., Moonga H., 3d VRC Puma H., VATC William Pearson H., 4th VATC Dalgety S., Gr.3. Half-sister to Metal Trader. Dam of 5 foals, 2 to race, both winners, inc:-

Sparky. 6 wins to 1400m, HK$5,048,490, HKJC Community Chest Cup, Guilin H., Volunteers' Challenge Cup H., Paris H.

Parfore. Winner at 1150m, 2d VATC Corinella H. 2014-15 NZ Broodmare of the Year. Dam of-

TIGER TEES (Dubawi). 13 wins to 1400m, A$1,247,250, ATC Galaxy H., Gr.1, Warwick S., Gr.2, VRC Aurie's Star H., Gr.3, 2d ATC Tramway S., Gr.2, 3d ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, VRC Yellowglen S., Gr.2.

TERRAVISTA (Captain Rio). Joint Head of the 2014 WTR (Sprint). 11 wins to 1400m, A$2,667,255, VRC Darley Classic, Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, 2d VRC Darley Classic, Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, 3d ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1.

BALL OF MUSCLE (Dubawi). 13 wins to 1200m, A$1,794,825, to 2018-19, ATC Shorts H., Gr.2, Challenge S., Gr.2, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, BRC QTC Cup, Gr.2, 2d MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.1, ATC Shorts H., Gr.2-3 times.

SUPER EASY (Darci Brahma). Horse of the Year in Singapore in 2012 & 2013. Champion 3YO & Sprinter in Singapore in 2012 & 2013. 15 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$63,025, S$2,113,547, Singapore TC EW Barker Trophy, L, Lion City Cup, L, Patrons' Bowl, L, Three Rings Trophy, L, 2d ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, 3d Singapore TC Krisflyer International Sprint, Gr.1. Sire.

OUR LUKAS (Generous). 12 wins from 1200m to 2150m, A$670,800, BRC Brisbane H., L, Strawberry Road H., L, Ipswich Cup, L-twice, Seymour Cup, L, 2d BRC Lord Mayor's Cup, Gr.3, Members' H., L.

Frustrating. 2 wins at 1000m, 1250m, SAJC Alan Sheppard H., BRC Australian Special Metals P., 2d MVRC Essendon Jeep & Hyundai H., 3d SAJC Patinack Farm H. Dam of-

LONG LEAF (Fastnet Rock). 4 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, NZ$530,500, A$441,750, to 2018-19, ARC Karaka Million 3YO Classic, RL, MRC Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), L, Merson Cooper S., L, 2d MRC Vain S., Gr.3, 3d MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3.

Golden Sparkle. Unraced. Dam of-

MOSSE (O'Reilly). 5 wins at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$103,875, ARC Concorde H., Gr.3, Stella Artois H., Terenzo Bozzone H., 2d BOP RC Summer Cup, 3d ARC Concorde H., Gr.3, Waikato RC J Swap Contractors Sprint H., L.


Race Record:

Champion 2YO in NZ in 2007-08. 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$482,175, A$13,250, Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Manawatu Challenge S., Gr.3, Matamata RC Waikato Stud H., Feilding JC Redcraze Bowl, 2d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, Manawatu Challenge S., Gr.3, Taranaki Cup, Gr.3, 3d ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, 4th Hawkes Bay Mudgway Partsworld S., Gr.1, Egmont RC Postponed Classic, Gr.3.


Produce Record: Dam of three named foals, one to race.

2011 f. Beyond Rare, by Redoute's Choice. Unraced. Dam of-

Picton. Winner at 1500m in 2019-20, 2d BRC Memberships P., Ipswich TC Sky Racing 2YO P.

2012 f. The Quick One, by Fastnet Rock. Raced twice.

2013 f. Il Piu Veloce, by Fastnet Rock. Unraced.

2016 c. by Fastnet Rock.

2018 f. by Medaglia d'Oro.

2019 foal by Tavistock. Dead.


Missed in 2017; slipped in 2014; not served in 2014, 2019.