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Rip Van Winkle

GROUP 1 ASSIGNMENTS IN STORE FOR GERMANICUS

NZ Racing Desk | 14 Sep 20


Danica Guy couldn’t be happier with her talented galloper Germanicus (NZ) (Rip Van Winkle) as the five-year-old begins a Group One programme of assignments this season at Hastings on Saturday. The ...

OAKS WINNERS PLEASES IN RUAKAKA

05 AUG 20 | NZ Racing Desk


Shaune Ritchie was beaming after Jennifer Eccles’ 1050m trial at Ruakaka on Tuesday.   He was delighted to see last season’s Gr.1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) winner relax in her heat and run on well t...

R.I.P. - Rip Van Winkle

WPS | 1 AUG 20


It is with a heavy heart that Windsor Park Stud announce the loss of their very successful sire Rip Van Winkle following a short illness. By the world’s best sire Galileo, Rip Van Winkle had just c...

SWEET VICTORY FOR IMPRESSIVE MAIDEN WINNER

12 JUL 20 | NZ Racing Desk


An impressive victory over 900m at the Ellerslie trials last month indicated Sweet Molly Malone was a strong winning chance at the venue on Saturday and so it proved as she dashed away in the home ...

NZ OAKS WINNER MELBOURNE BOUND

18 MAY 20 | Carl Di Iorio


This year’s New Zealand Oaks winner Jennifer Eccles is likely to campaign in Melbourne during the upcoming spring carnival. New Zealand-based bloodstock agent Adrian Clark who manages syndication b...

WINDSOR PARK SIRES ON FIRE

17 MAY | BREEDNET


2019/2020 has proven to be a breakthrough season in both Australia and New Zealand for Windsor Pak Stud’s Rip Van Winkle (IRE), sire of outstanding Group I winner and Cox Plate place-getter Te Akau...

2020 SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

14 MAY 20 | WPS


Rip Van Winkle heads Windsor Park service fee announcement   2019/2020 has proven to be a breakthrough season in both Australia and New Zealand for successful sire Rip Van Winkle. An established pi...

AUSTRALIAN TARGETS BECKON JENNIFER ECCLES

22 APR 20 | NZ RACING DESK


An Australian spring campaign is beckoning Gr.1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) winner Jennifer Eccles.   The classy filly conquered all before her in her three-year-old term, recording four victories and...

TE AKAU SHARK CLEARED FOR QUEEN ELIZABETH

7 APR 20 | NZ RACING DESK


Te Akau Shark (NZ) (Rip Van Winkle) has been cleared to take on international stars Danon Premium (Deep Impact) and Addeybb (Pivotal) in the Gr.1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) after an injury scar...

THE AWAKENING OF RIP VAN WINKLE

22 MAR 20 | TDN


Forced into retreat by injury in 2010, Coolmore’s one-time powerhouse Rip Van Winkle (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}–Looking Back, by Stravinsky) has only just begun to show signs of stirring in his residence...

STOCKS ON THE RISE

17 MAR | WPS NEWS


Having outstanding recent performers, Jennifer Eccles & Te Akau Shark early in his stud career, it is timely to highlight the success of Windsor Park Stud's stallion Rip Van Winkle. Sire of 12...

Jennifer Eccles (NZ) Completes Runaway NZB Filly of the Year Series Win


Saturday’s $400,000 Group One Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) was a fitting end to a dominant New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year Series campaign for Jennifer Eccles (NZ) (Ri...

Group One classic success for brilliant Jennifer Eccles

14 MARCH 2020, NZ RACING DESK


With a horror draw nullified by jockey Jason Waddell, the superiority of Jennifer Eccles shone through in Saturday’s Group I Al Basti Equiworld Dubai New Zealand Oaks (2400m) at Trentham. The daugh...

Big Day for NZ as Rip Van Winkle's Te Akau Shark Claims the Chipping Norton Stakes

1 March, 2019 BREEDNET


Shortly after trainer Jamie Richards and jockey Opie Bosson teamed up to win the Group 1 Surround Stakes with Probabeel (Savabeel), the New Zealand duo were at it again when giving the locals a blo...

Rip Van Winkle filly dashes to Oaks favouritism

28th FEBRUARY, 2020 RACENEWS


Delivering her trademark brilliant acceleration, top class 3YO filly Jennifer Eccles (Rip Van Winkle) secured clear favouritism for the Gr.1 New Zealand Oaks at Trentham next month with an emphatic...

Rip Van Winkle Filly Dashes to G2 Lowland Stakes success

26 FEB 2020, NZ RACING DESK


Quality filly Jennifer Eccles once again showed her customary turn of foot to prove too good for her rivals in the Gr.2 Little Avondale Lowland Stakes (2100m) and book her passage to the Gr.1 Al Ba...

Group One red-letter day for Rip Van Winkle

9 FEB, 2020 NZ RACING DESK


Windsor Park Stud’s young guns have dominated the limelight in recent times with first-season sire titles for ShamExpress (O’Reilly) and Charm Spirit (Invincible Spirit), but Saturday was all about...

Rip Van Winkle’s Shark Attack at Te Rapa

8 FEB 2019, NZ RACING DESK


Excitement machine Te Akau Shark (Rip Van Winkle) sent out an ominous warning to his Australian rivals as he finally got a deserved Group One prize when taking out the BCD Group Sprint (1400m) with...

Rip Van Winkle's Jennifer Eccles Wins G2 Fillies Classic

8 FEB, 2019 NZ RACING DESK


A picture-perfect ride from Jason Waddell allowed class act Jennifer Eccles (Rip Van Winkle) to show her undoubted quality as she dashed away from her age-group rivals to take out the Gr.2 David &a...

Writ large: Subpoenaed holds court at headquarters


Subpoenaed (Rip Van Winkle) races with a quirky climbing action and is certain to climb through the grades and possibly all the way to Group 1 company this autumn. The Chris Waller-trained three-ye...

New stakes winner for Rip Van Winkle

11 Jan 2019, NZ RACING DESK


On a day where she tasted Group One success with Gaultier in the Levin Classic (1600m) in 2017, Matamata trainer Danica Guy was at it again when she produced Germanicus (Rip Van Winkle) to take out...

Classy filly sheds maiden status in style

27 Dec 2019, NZ Racing Desk


The tag of New Zealand’s best maiden was emphatically stripped from the shoulders of exciting three-year-old Jennifer Eccles (Rip Van Winkle) when she stormed past her female age group rivals to ta...

Best still to come from the Shark

28 OCT | BY NZTM


Not that he needed convincing but trainer Jamie Richards left Moonee Valley on Saturday evening with confirmation that he has a galloper capable of matching it with the best Australasia has to offe...

AGENDA FOR JENNIFER ECCLES

04 SEP 19 | Adrian Clark


The next thee races for Jennifer Eccles - who won then lost on protest last Saturday's Taupo Pak'n Save Fillies 1100 at Hastings - have been decided. The Rip Van Winkle filly will return to Hasting...

McDonald keen on the Shark in the Epsom

21 AUG | Racenews


Kiwi superstar jockey James McDonald is the hot favourite to win the prized ride on excitement machine Te Akau Shark (Rip Van Winkle) for the biggest race of his career. The ride on the powerful ch...

Australia Gets First Look at Rip's Subpoenaed

21 AUG | Breeding & Racing Daily News


In late April, Breeding&Racing's Daily News reported on an eye-catching debut winner for trainer Tony Pike at Te Rapa in New Zealand. Named Subpoena, the 2YO filly rattled home over 1200m with ...

Ripcord cruises to Australian victory

22 JUL 19 | BY RACENEWS


Talented three-year-old Ripcord (Rip Van Winkle) is the latest galloper to make the successful move from wily Wanganui trainer Kevin Myers to equally astute Victorian horseman Patrick Payne.  The s...

New G3 winner for Rip Van Winkle


Consistent mare Sleeping Beauty (Rip Van Winkle) finally got the major race win she deserved when she took out the Group III ISCL Rotorua Stakes (1400m) on Saturday. The Lance O'Sullivan and Andrew...

Rip Van Winkle youngster lays down the law at Te Rapa

28th APRIL 2019, NZ RACING DESK


Trainer Tony Pike unleashed another eye-catching youngster from his Cambridge-based team when two-year-old filly Subpoena (NZ) (Rip Van Winkle) delivered a winning performance on debut at Te Rapa o...

New Stakes-winner for Rip Van Winkle

23 APR 2019


Locally trained mare Lil Miss Swiss (Rip Van Winkle) added an all-important black-type victory to her resume when storming home to defeat hot favourite Orepuki Lad (Raise The Flag) in the shadows o...