ShamExpress was 2018 Leading First Season Sire and is currently 2019 Leading NZ-based Second Season Sire. He has an impressive first-crop stakes winners to runners ratio in excess of 12.5% and a 50% first-crop winners to runners ratio which includes Group and stakes winners in both Australia and New Zealand. On the racetrack ShamExpress crowned an outstanding racing career with success in Australia’s premier sprint race, Flemington’s VRC Newmarket Handicap. A son of Horse Of The Year and multiple award winning sire O’Reilly, ShamExpress is out of a daughter of eight-time premiership winning Windsor Park sire Volksraad.

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ShamExpress | Introduction

O'REILLY - VOLKROSE by Volksraad | 16.1 hh

  • Gr.1 winner of Australia’s premier sprint race – VRC Newmarket H., 1200m in (1.08.1) - like champion sires Exceed And Excel and General Nediym
  • The fastest son of champion sire O’Reilly and like O’Reilly a Gr.1 1200m winner as a 3YO against older horses
  • Timeform Rating 124 - rated higher than champion sires Thorn Park and Savabeel
  • Flemington 2YO debut 1200m winner (breaking 33 secs for last 600m)
  • Trained on at 2, 3 & 4 to win more than A$1.15million in Australia
  • First yearlings sold to $510,000 (Colts) & $360,000 (fillies) at Karaka
  • Leading freshman sire at Karaka K1 sale - average $192,500 (13 sold)

ShamExpress | Race Record

ShamExpress | Pedigree

ShamExpress | Progeny

ShamExpress | Gallery

NEWS

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Cyber Attack to follow winning recipe

7 JUNE, 2019 NZ RACING DESK

Trainer Tony Pike believes he has found the recipe for three-year-old success in Queensland and he will begin to follow that formula at Eagle Farm on Saturday when Cyber Attack contests the Listed ...

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Diva Express too swift at Avondale

26th APRIL 2019

Ruakaka galloper Diva Express (ShamExpress) proved too swift for her two-year-old rivals when she took out the NZB Insurance Pearl Series Race (1200m) at Avondale on Thursday. Prepared by Ken Rae a...

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Filly to Embrace William Reid challenge

20 MAR 2019 | BY RACING.COM | ANDREW EDDY

Melbourne's final Group 1 of the season will feature a trio of three-year-olds up against the older sprinters in Friday night's William Reid Stakes after the connections of in-form filly Embrace Me...

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ShamExpress Overview

Rodney & Nelson Schick inspecting ShamExpress

Brilliant Australian sprinter ShamExpress, the fastest son of outstanding sire O’Reilly, has been secured for a syndicate headed by Windsor Park Stud and will commence stud duties at the renowned...

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ShamExpress 2YO tops Magic Millions sale

16 OCT 2018 | BY BREEDNET.COM.AU

A 2YO son of Shamexpress topped today's Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale when selling to Waterford Bloodstock for $320,000. Krit Chittaseni teamed up with Waterford Bloodstock to sec...

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ShamExpress sires another Stakes Winner

06 SEP 2018 | BY BREEDNET.COM

The first black-type prize of the Hastings Spring Carnival is heading back to Cambridge after the Tony Pike trained Cyber Attack (ShamExpress) claimed the Listed Sir Colin Meads Trophy (1200m) on S...

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Shamexpress 3YO a terror at Te Rapa

05 AUG 2018 | BY RACENEWS

Though giving away raceday experience to his rivals, highly regarded Shamexpress 3YO Tiny Terror displayed a good level of professionalism when overcoming an interrupted passage to gain the decisio...

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Wanganui Target for London Express

31 JUL 2018 | BY NZ RACING DESK

New Plymouth filly London Express will be out to start the new season the way she ended her 2017-18 campaign. The daughter of Shamexpress took her record to two wins and two placings from four star...

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Black Type options aplenty for Cyber Attack

07 JUL 2018 | BY NZ RACING DESK.

Tony Pike is keeping his stakes options open with Cyber Attack (ShamExpress). The Cambridge trainer will monitor the youngster’s progress and the weather before he decides which challenge he sets t...

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Six for ShamExpress

03 JUL 2018 | BY RACENEWS

Windsor Park’s Leading Freshman Sire ShamExpress (O’Reilly) got on the board in Singapore on Sunday evening when his juvenile son Mr Hooper (2 g ex Kate’s Talent by Montjeu) showed great fighting q...

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Express result for Leading Freshman Sire

05 JUN 2018 | BY RACENEWS

In a blockbuster result at the weekend, leading freshman sire ShamExpress produced a superb black-type quinella with London Express defeating Qiji Express in the Listed Castletown Stakes. "For him ...

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Blockbuster result for Freshman Sire

03 JUN 2018 | BY THEINFORMANT

In a blockbuster result for Shamexpress, London Express finished over the top of Qiji Express to win the Listed John Turkington Forestry Castletown Stakes at Wanganui this afternoon. The young Wind...

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Embrace Me impressive winner for Shamexpress

26 MAY 2018 | BY NZ RACING DESK

Windsor Park Stud stallion Shamexpress is on a roll, with two-year-old filly Embrace Me becoming the fifth winner from the stallion’s first crop when dominating her rivals over 1115m at Werribee on...

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ShamExpress colt wins by daylight

24 MAY 2018 |

Youngster makes own luck at Hastings  Smart colt Qiji Express turned his fortunes around at Hawke’s Bay with a commanding front-running performance to open his account. The son of Shamexpress worke...

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Express moving fast

Express moving fast 14 MAY 2018 | BY RACENEWS

The momentum is all one direction – upwards - for exciting young stallion ShamExpress (O’Reilly). The Gr.1 winning Australian sprinter sired his second winner for the week on Saturday when London E...

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Listed Goal For Precocious Filly

06 APR 2018 |

Speedy southern two-year-old Xpressmymind will be on trial next time out for a stakes assignment. The filly will step out on her home track at Riccarton on April 21 and another bold showing could s...

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Filly’s express pace opens sire’s account

10 FEB 2018 | BY NZ RACING DESK

Explosive pace earned Shamexpress Group One sprinting honours in Australia and shades of that were on show at Riccarton on Saturday when the Windsor Park Stud resident sired his first winner from h...

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