Sire: Pins

Colour: Bay

Dam: Eden Valley

Sex: Colt

Age: 4

Foaled: Dec 02, 2015

Country: New Zealand

Owners: M B Sandblom, J A Hayek & Think Big Stud (Mgr: D G Ramage)

16: 2 - 1 - 3
Wins: 12.5%
Place: 25.0%




Bay coltFoaled in 2015

SireSnippetsLunchtimeSilly Season
PINS (AUS) Easy DateGrand Chaudiere
1996No FinerKaoru StarStar Kingdom
  HumourPirate King
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
EDEN VALLEY (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
2003Carmel ValleyLast TycoonTry My Best
  Diamond StoneBaguette

PINS (AUS) (Bay 1996-Stud 2000). 7 wins-1 at 2, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Leading NZ Sire (worldwide earnings) twice. Sire of 991 rnrs, 690 wnrs, 74 SW, inc. El Segundo (MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1), Legs, Aerovelocity, Ambitious Dragon, Katie Lee, Porotene Gem, Econsul, A Touch of Ruby, Antonio Lombardo, Mackintosh, Legless Veuve, Shopaholic, Icepin - Regency King (H.K.), Rolling Pin, Gallopin, Lauren Tate, Pimms Time, Megapins, Pinsoir, etc.


1st dam

EDEN VALLEY, by Zabeel. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Sister to HILL OF GRACE, RENEWABLE, half-sister to Galante. Dam of six foals, four to race, all winners, inc:-

Vinevale (f. by Flying Spur). 3 wins at 1200m, 1500m to 2016-17, Waikato RC Metro Direct H., 2d Hawkes Bay New Zealand Bloodstock Weanling & Broodmare Sale H., Livamol Autumn 29 April H., 3d BOP RC Bob & Jack Silson Memorial H., Waikato RC F&C Ritchie H.

Letsgetsideways (g. by Sebring). 3 wins at 1600m, 2200m, 3d SAJC Darley H.

Our Foxwedge (g. by Foxwedge). Winner at 1200m in 2016-17 in Aust.

Euphonium (f. by Flying Spur). Winner at 1200m in Aust.


2nd dam

CARMEL VALLEY, by Last Tycoon. 2 wins at 1000m, 1400m, 3d WATC Gay Affair H. Dam of 11 foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

HILL OF GRACE (Zabeel). Champion Older Female Stayer in NZ in 2002-03. 5 wins from 1600m to 2050m, NZ$180,125, A$1,446,430, S$157,500, STC Ansett Australia S., Gr.1, Moonee Valley Oaks, Gr.2, Whangarei Cup, 2d New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, STC Ranvet S., Gr.1, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, MRC Sandown Classic, Gr.2, 3d ARC The Oaks Stud Classic, Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Challenge S., Gr.3, ARC Silo Bar & Grill H., Counties RC Lion Red S., 4th VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, BTC Doomben Cup, Gr.1, VATC Yalumba S., Gr.1, Underwood S., Gr.1, Singapore Airlines International Cup, L, ARC Soliloquy S., L. Producer.

RENEWABLE (Zabeel). 5 wins from 1400m to 2500m, A$394,875, MRC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, Sportingbet Moonee Valley Night Cup, MRC Moonga H., VRC Roy Higgins Quality H., Elms H., 2d MVRC Showcase Jewellers H., 3d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2.

Galante (Carnegie). 4 wins to 1500m, A$76,600, STC Tuesdays' Slave Millinery H., 2d AJC Carbine Club S., L.

Del Mar. 3 wins from 1400m to 1900m, STC Centenary Institute Raceday H. Dam of-

San Diego (Exceed and Excel). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$278,575, MRC William Buck Joins Vafa 2YO P., ATC Blackwoods Bosch Blue H., 2d MRC Norman Robinson S., Gr.3, VRC Guvera S., Gr.3, ATC Cellarbrations October H., One Solutions H., 3d ATC Ajax S., Gr.2, Scone Cup, L, VRC Henry Bucks Best Dressed S., L.

Soledad (Commands). 4 wins to 1300m, A$376,587, ATC Tabsportsbet H., MC Conners Racing H., Schweppes H., 2d Gosford RC Takeover Target S., L, ATC Bridie Sparkes H., Bledisloe Cup H., Allan Barnes Coaches H., Clubsnsw Spring Preview H., Summer Super Saver Ticket H., 3d Hawkesbury RC Ladies Day Cup, L, ATC Cellarbrations Wadalba H., Jackie McIlrick H., MRC Mrctracknews on Twitter 2YO H., ATC Michael Hansell Signs H., Thoroughbred Breeders NSW H., Illawarra TC AJ Bert Lillye Memorial H., 4th Canberra RC National Sprint H., L.

Gala Guzzler. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1500m, MRC George A Davis H., 2d MRC Hussonet H., MVRC Maxis Loans 2YO P., SAJC Tooheys H., 3d MRC Geoffrey Bellmaine H., SAJC Cleanevent 2YO P.

Sagit Hero. 4 wins from 1400m to 2200m, 2d SCTC Blacklaw Civil Contractors H., 3d QTC Young Members Cup, Athol Mulley H.

Grenache. Winner at 2100m, 2d Waikato RC Henkel H. Dam of-

Cadenzia. 4 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$77,408, MVRC TEAC H.

Win More. 2 wins at 1800m, HKJC Good Fortune H., HKU Jockey Club Cadenza H., 2d HKJC Nathan H., Tai Yuen H., Lotus Bridge H., 3d HKJC Shek Wai Kok H., Momi-Momi Massage Lounger H., Mody H., Panasonic Workio H., Tin King H.

So Gallant - Make Believe (Mal.). Winner at 1400m in Malaysia, 3d STC Legends of South Sydney Rabbitohs H.

Roll - Sunshine Dragon (Mac.). 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m in Aust. and Macau.


3rd dam

Diamond Stone, by Baguette. 2 wins at 1500m, 1600m, SAJC Progressive H., 3d SAJC Morphettville P.H., L, Unaware H. Sister to I LIKE DIAMONDS. Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Faithful Choice. 2 wins at 1500m, 1800m, SAJC Wolf Blass Wines H., 3d SAJC Darnley Fair H.


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