Vega Sicilia-2016-11-08

Darci Brahma

Vega Sicilia

Foaled in 2016

Bay Colt

Draft Karaka 2018: Book 1 28 January - 31 January 2018, New Zealand Bloodstock, Lot #682

Sold NZ$80,000 to Mrs A Cruz

  • Foaling

DOB: 08/11/16

Pencarrow stud has welcomed the arrival of a full brother to Avondale Guinneas winner Valbuena. This Darci Brahma colt from Vega Sicilia is an image of his brother. Valbuena possesed extreme talent and produced many brave performances at the highest level in both New Zealand and Singapore. Vega Sicilia will return to Darci Brahma this season.

Account of PENCARROW STUD, Cambridge.

Lot 682 BAY COLT Box H 34
Foaled 8th November 2016 Branded: nr sh; 47 over 6 off sh


Darci Brahma




Northern Dancer


His Majesty

Grand Echezeaux


Sir Tristram


Vice Regal


Vega Sicilia


Rodrigo de Triano

El Gran Senor

Northern Dancer

Hot Princess

Hot Spark



Blushing Groom

Mouton Magic


1st dam

Vega Sicilia, by Rodrigo de Triano. 3 wins at 1400m, 3d Waikato RC International S., Gr.1, BTC Rough Habit P., L, Avondale JC A & T on 123 Celebration H. Half-sister to FILANTE ETOILE, Macchiato (dam of HARB). This is her ninth foal. Her eighth foal is a 2YO. Her seventh foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of five foals to race, three winners, inc:-

VALBUENA(g. by Darci Brahma). Joint Second on the 2012-13 NZ 3YO Free H (1600m+). 5 wins from 1400m to 2100m, NZ$58,675, S$227,954, ARC Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, Singapore TC Open S., Open H., Gingerbread Man S., 2d Singapore TC Kranji C S., 3d Singapore TC Class 3 H.

Cosentino (g. by Choisir). 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$116,310, MVRCTwinings Assam Bold H., 2d Stony Creek Cup, 3d MRC Le Pine FuneralsH.

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

Unico (f. by Sakhee's Secret). Placed.

2nd dam

GEORGIANA, by Nassipour. Unraced. Half-sister to STAR DANCER. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

FILANTE ETOILE(Soviet Star). 4 wins from 1400m to 2150m, NZ$118,850, A$34,000, QTC Metropolitan H., L, BOP RC Tauranga Hardware & Plumbing H., 2d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2.

Vega Sicilia(Rodrigo de Triano). 3 wins. See above.

Macchiato. 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, ARC New Year's Day 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.

Cortado(Sepoy). Winner at 2, 2d Levin RC Ryder S., L, 4th ARC Soliloquy S., L.

Arpeggio. 4 wins at 1200m, ARC Curraghmore Stud H.

Speedy Star. 2 wins at 1650m, HKJC Tsui Ping H., Tai Yuen H.

Can Opener. Winner at 1800m, HKJC 2006 Miss Asia Pageant H.

3rd 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., 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, 4th AJC All-Aged S., Gr.1, George Main S., Gr.1, Epsom H., Gr.1.