Strategic Spin

Strategic Spin

Sire: Strategic Maneuver

Dam: Vanilla Spin

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Sep 6th, 2013

Country: Australia


M Halabi, A D'Alessandro, A Macdonald, Ms F Melinand, J A Tesoriero, P Hewett, S D Gordon, Dr S K Roberts, I Sleiman & R Halabi

Career Record: 11-3-2-0

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    27.3 %
  • Place
    18.2 %





Chestnut coltFoaled in 2013

SireRoyal AcademyNijinskyNorthern Dancer
STRATEGIC MANEUVER (AUS) Crimson SaintCrimson Satan
2005Crystal GauntletMarscayBiscay
VANILLA SPIN (NZ) No FinerKaoru Star
2008Vanilla SkyO'ReillyLast Tycoon
  PrincipationPrince Echo

STRATEGIC MANEUVER (AUS) (Chestnut 2005-Stud 2011). Winner at 2, AJC Meridan & Thomas Hotels 2YO H. Out of a half-sister to SW Proud Player (BATC Courier-Mail Classic, L) and SP Drumming (3d VATC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2). Sire of SP Tempt Me Not and of Way Too Good, Unblemished Mark, Aunty Porscher, Microsecond and of the placegetters Dandy Mandy, Lip Movement, Lotza Luck, Our Red Dog, Peaky Blinders, Poppyice, Precision Strike, Synchronicity, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

VANILLA SPIN, by Pins. Unraced. Sister to RAID, Purely Spectacular (dam of STRATUM STAR), three-quarter-sister to Pinstripe Lane. Dam of one named foal.


2nd dam

VANILLA SKY, by O'Reilly. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in NZ. Half-sister to Masterful Lad, Hamlets Ghost - Jackpot Delight (H.K.). Dam of 8 named foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

RAID (Pins). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1150m, 1200m, NZ$263,560, Rotorua RC Lion Red P., L, ARC Countdown to Karaka Million 2YO H., Bidvest Foodservice 3YO H., Waikato RC Crombie Lockwood H., 2d ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Avondale JC Integrated Print Solutions H., BOP RC Morton Estate Sparkling H., Waikato RC Legacy Lodge 3YO H., Esker Lodge Juvenile S., 3d Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, ARC Karaka Million, L, 4th ARC Soliloquy S., L, Counties Bowl, L. Dam of-

Tarismo - Chromium Alloy (Mac.). Winner at 1200m in 2014-15, 2d ATC TAB Early Quaddie P., Mossman at Vinery H.

Lapel. 8 wins from 1050m to 1600m, A$153,135, SAJC Tooheys New H., Renniks Events H., Yalumba H., Recruitco H., 2d SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville Flying H., Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., Cleanevent H., Oakbank RC Carlton Draught H., 3d BRC Founding Fathers P., Emporium Hotel H., SAJC Gray Management Group H., Spring Gully H., Tulloch H., Mortgage Force 131497 H.

Panna Cotta. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2014-15, ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H.

Purely Spectacular. Placed at 2, 2d MVRC Inglis Series 2YO P. Dam of-

STRATUM STAR (Stratum). 5 wins from 1300m to 2000m, A$770,210, to 2015-16, MRC Sir Rupert Clarke S., Gr.1, David Jones Cup, Gr.3, VRC Yellowglen Vintage S., L, MRC Gothic S., L, 2d MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, MRC William Hill P., 3d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, MRC Memsie S., Gr.1, Toorak H., Gr.1, VRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3, MRC Schweppes H.

Serenade (Star Witness). Winner at 2, A$148,500, in 2014-15, ATC Happy Australia Day 2YO H., 3d MVRC Champagne S., Gr.3, ATC Inglis 2YO Classic, L, 4th ATC Magic Night S., Gr.2.


3rd dam

PRINCIPATION, by Prince Echo. Winner at 1100m, 2d STC Shading 2YO H., 3d STC Harbord 2YO H., 4th VRC Piaget H., L. Half-sister to ROYAL PARDON, Animation (dam of MAGNETO), Virage (dam of VIRAGE DE FORTUNE, AVENUE), La Suffragette (dam of RAILINGS). Dam of 10 foals, all winners, inc:-

Masterful Lad (Masterclass). 10 wins from 1200m to 2850m, A$175,878, Tamworth Cup, AJC Diamond Jubilee H., STC Forest Lodge H., Members' H., 2d MRC Second Wind H., STC Rosie Sun H., 3d Ipswich Cup, Gr.3, AJC Rick Damelion Honda Cup, STC Gaelic Spirit H.

Hamlets Ghost - Jackpot Delight (H.K.) (Danasinga). 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$37,425, HK$8,576,250, HKJC Sha Tin Mile Trophy H., ARC Jungle Pocket 3YO H., Matamata RC Boltholder H., HKJC Babington H., 2d Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby, HK-1, HKJC Chairman's Trophy, HK-2, ATV Cup, 3d HKJC Cathay Pacific International Cup Trial, HK-2, Jebsen Centenary Vase, HK-3, ATV Cup H., 4th HKJC Mission Hills Sha Tin Trophy, HK-3.

Concur. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, A$136,310, QTC AWA 2YO S., VATC John C Reilly 2YO H., 2d VRC Full On Aces H., VATC Cambria H., AJC Minoru 2YO H., SAJC River Rough H., Domax H., 3d VATC Bond H.

Mission Sealed. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, HK$3,944,598, HKJC Daphne H., Oceania H., Oi Kwan H., Swallow H., Voilet Hill P., Always Win H., Lowenbrau H., 2d HKJC St George's Challenge Cup, Skipness H.

Jetusin. 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m, Matamata RC DB Draught H. Dam of-

We Wonder. 5 wins from 1600m to 2050m, A$132,123, MVRC Christopher Stear H., MRC Summer Fair H., 2d MRC Sobar H., 3d MRC Samson H., MVRC Don Abell Cup, MRC Morse Code H., 4th MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3.

Singasong. Winner at 2100m, 2d ARC Dunstan Feeds Championship Qualifier, Speights H. Dam of-

Pinstripe Lane (Pins). 2 wins at 1900m, 2050m, A$226,270, ATC Rexel H., 2d Queensland Derby, Gr.1, BRC Grand Prix S., Gr.3, 3d MVRC Mitchelton Wines Vase, Gr.2, 4th VRC UCI S., L.


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