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Sire:Animal Kingdom (USA)
Dam:Vadaiyma (FR)

Owners:Pinecliff Racing (Mgr: J Munz), Ballymore Stables (Aust) Pty Ltd (Mgr: M D Moroney), R & C Legh Racing Pty Ltd (Mgr: R P Legh), T H & Mrs E A Blackman
Paul Moroney thought this was the equal of any prospective Derby colt at the 2017 Sydney Easter sale and his pedigree complements that assertion.

From the second Australian crop of Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom, he's from one of the numerous high class female lines nurtured by HH The Aga Khan over several decades in France. Paul saw a lot of the colt's dominant dam sire Dansili in his physical traits - colour, markings and shape - with his shorter back from that Northern Dancer line propelled by ample hindquarters, hip to hock length, a long, sloping shoulder and stayer's walk to match.

His next three dams are all stakes performers with his 2nd dam a G1 winner at 3 in France which scored over the 2400m Classic distance and has produced two stakes winning half sisters, one as a G2 stayer, to this colt's dam plus another stakes placed sibling. Further back in the family are high class middle distance French colts Valixir and Vadamos plus Irish St Leger winner Voleuse de Coeur.

Racing Information

Vantastic ran 2nd in the Happy Retirement Pat Hyland BM64 Handicap  at Cranbourne on Thursday, 2 July 2020.

Racing Statistics

Total Starts:9Total Seconds:1
Total Firsts:1Total Thirds:2
Total Prizemoney: $29,645

Race Performances

02 Jul 2020CRAN2ndBM642025m
10 Jun 2020SALE3rdBM642219m
19 May 2020MOE4thCL11619m
01 May 2020PAKS4thBM641600m
08 Apr 2020BLLA1stMDN-SW1406m
26 Sep 2019BDGO10thMDN-SW1600m
27 Aug 2019MORN3rdMDN-SW1500m
16 Aug 2019GEELSCMDN-SW1430m
08 Aug 2019WNBLSCMDN-SW1400m
24 Feb 2019SALE5thMDN-SW1427m
31 Jan 2019PAKM4thMDN-SW1200m