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Bouwmeester (NZ)

Sire:Ocean Park (NZ)
Dam:Happy Forever (FR)

Owners:Ballymore Stables (Aust) Pty Ltd (Mgr: M D Moroney), R & C Legh Racing Pty Ltd (Mgr: R P Legh), L Petagna, Pulitano Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd (Mgr: G Pulitano), B & C Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd (Mgr: B Dorman),G Devonport, Gurners Bloodstock Co (Mgr: M Ramsden) & Wright Racing Syndicate (Mgr: P Wright)
Both as selectors and trainer respectively, Paul and Mike are unable to split who they believe are the best two horses through their hands from Happyanunoit or Xcellent but one thing's for sure - the former was awarded the "first freak I've trained" award from Mike very early in her illustrious international career, in fact before she'd raced. Mike made that assertion straight after Happyanunoit's first 200m gallop as a 2yo at Matamata, a huge call that came to fruition as the daughter of Yachtie became 1997-98 champion Australasian 2yo filly before bringing her Group 1 tally to four with three at the highest level in North America.

Born the same year as champion mare Sunline, Happyanunoit was twice rated higher than that great mare on the International Classifications for older mares.

At Karaka in 2016, we came across "Happy's" grandson by Cox Plate winner Ocean Park and saw so many similarities to his "Nana" that we simply had to buy him, the same colour, size and shape with the influence of Zephyr Bay shining through, coupled with the blood of Roberto. Lightning can strike twice!

Racing Information

Bouwmeester (NZ) ran 5th in the United Petroleum 3YO Maiden Plate  at Yarra Valley on Saturday, 10 February 2018.

Racing Statistics

Total Starts:4Total Seconds:0
Total Firsts:0Total Thirds:0
Total Prizemoney: $1,785

Race Performances

10 Feb 2018Y VL5th3Y MDN-SW1000m
10 Sep 2017SALE6thMDN-SW1000m
23 Aug 2017SANH13th3Y MDN-SW1000m
31 Mar 2017WANG9th2Y MDN-SW1100m