Stratheden Stud

Introducing another good horse
from the Star Kingdom male line

Vitrinite (NZ)

SEVEN CITY WINS 1500 - 2000M

25 cheques, earner of $484,873
Successful Randwick, Rosehill, Warwick Farm, Caulfield, Moonee Valley


A tough, sound, good looking stallion with a lot of courage and a fine burst of finishing speed. Raced successfully for four seasons with efforts including wins in the AJC Japan Racing Association Plate -LR (race record time), Winter Quality Handicap (1 3/4lens), Hydrogen H, VATC Moonga Super Vobis H (3 3/4 lens), MVRC Strathayr H (2lens). Second VATC Perrier S-G2, STC Kingston Town S-G3, STC Premier's Cup-L, Christmas Cup-L. Third STC Ranvet S-G1, Gold Coast Prime Minister's Cup-G3, VATC Naturalism S-LR, Sydney Tattersalls' Cup-LR, Fourth STC Mercedes Classic-G1, VATC AAMI Classic-G2, MVRC Alister Clark Stakes-G2.

Bred on a cross of Australian Champions
Three-quarter brother to two Group winners
and nearly 3/4 genetic brother to Bureaucracy

By dual Group One sprint winner Lord Ballina and from a half-sister by Centaine to the Lord Ballina Group One winner Royal Magic (9 wins, Queensland Derby and Oaks) and Perfect Bound (8 wins, QTC Grand Prix S-G2 in track record time). Second dam by Oncidium (also sire of the dam of the Lord Ballina champion Bureaucracy). Related to Jandell, champion NZ 3YO Filly, ancestress of SWs Nobellotto, Skoozi Please, Shelbourne Lass, Brackenbury (at stud), Vinaka (a leading NZ 2YO 2000-01).

A pedigree free of Northern Dancer, Nasrullah, Mr Prospector, Sir Tristram.

A very suitable source for mares by brilliant sires such as Marscay, Rory's Jester,
Danehill, Snippets, Canny Lad, County, Switch In Time, Snaadee, etc. etc.

2001 FEE $2500 (including GST & booking fee) - 45 day PPT

$500 usage and booking fee (includes cost of follicle testing, scanning and pregnancy testing).
FREE RETURN (Agreement available)

Stud Book Link to Vitrinite


Brown Horse

Foaled 1994




by Star Kingdom (Ire)

Lord Ballina

Coogee (GB)

by Relic

Sunset Girl

Star Affair

by Star Kingdom (Ire)

Bartax (NZ)

by Syntax





by Better Boy (Ire)



by Vain



Oncidium (GB)

by Alcide

Summer Rain

by Pharamond (Fr)

By LORD BALLINA (B., 1979) Stakes-winner; won 10 races and $316,285 inc. BTC Rothmans 100000 H. Gr 1, VRC Gadsden S. Gr 1, VATC Autumn S. Gr 3, AJC June S. L. 2d QTC Ansett Cup Gr 2, STC Theo Marks Quality H. Gr 2, VRC The Great Western L. 3d VRC Ampol S. Gr 1, QTC E.E.D. White Lightning H. Gr 3, Tatt's Club (NSW) Tramway H. Gr 3; sire of the winners of over $18.3 m. and 28 SW's inc. Lord Tridan, Cent Home, Count Chivas, Royal Magic, Mirror Magic, Showella, Bureaucracy, Acushla Marie, Carson's Cash, Lord Ted, Star Binder, Balinchy, Perfect Bound, El Duce, Nikisha, Lord Regent, Wavertree, Adnamira, Tripita, Bocelli, Brihuego, Vitrinite, Chief Wild Eagle, Helen's Pride, Conference, Sky Clipper, Ilze, Ballina Kate and SP Lordace, Noisy Peer, Lord Lichen, Toffant, etc.

1st DAM

CENTREPIECE, by Centaine. Started 3 times. Half-sister to ROYAL MAGIC, PERFECT BOUND, Miss Magical. Dam of 8 foals, 4 raced, 1 winner-

VITRINITE (NZ). See below.

MARY ROBINSON (f by Lord Ballina). Placed.

HUB (g by Lord Ballina). Placed.

2nd DAM

Sunflower, by Oncidium (GB). 4 wins 1400 to 2200m. inc. Manawatu RC Tararua H. 2d WRC Galaxy S. L. 3d WRC Champion H., Manawatu RC Palmerston North H., Mangaone Park S. (d/h). 4th AJC Cabochon Quality H. L. Dam of 9 named foals, 8 raced, 6 winners-

ROYAL MAGIC (f by Lord Ballina). 9 wins 1500 to 2400m. and $786,990 inc. QTC Derby Gr 1, Oaks Gr 1, Gold Coast Gold Coast Cup Gr 2, Geelong Oaks Trial S. L, AuRC Cougar Bourbon Mile H., Matamata Stanley Construction H., AuRC Haunui Farm H. 2d Taranaki Fisher and Paykel S. Gr 2, AuRC Majestic Horse Floats H., Avondale JC Intermediate. 3d Hawkes Bay Cup Gr 2, Gold Coast A.D. Hollindale Cup L. 4th Waikato RC Foxbridge P. L.

PERFECT BOUND (g by Lord Ballina). 8 wins - 3 in succession - 1200 to 2200m. and $330,550 inc. QTC Grand Prix S. Gr 2 (course record), VATC Independent Stallion Station H., Hyland Sportswear H., G.T. Donoghue H., Lawrence H., MVRC Santa H., VATC Bert Bryant Welter H. 2d VATC J.J. Liston S. Gr 2, St George S. Gr 2, VRC Gowings Grace Darling Hotel H., Rod Johnson H., Shamrock Travel H., VATC E.C. Moore H. 3d Tatt's Club (Qld) Tattersall's Cup Gr 3, VRC Auckland Racing Club H. L, AJC BMW Australia Welter H.

Miss Magical (f by Lord Ballina). 3 wins 1400 to 2200m. and $56,880. 2d VRC Bagot H. L, VATC Maple H.

UNIVERSAL LAW (g by Lord Ballina). 7 wins 1400 to 2400m. and $79,150 inc. QTC Ceb Barnes H., BTC The Britannia Inn H., Strawberry Road H. 2d QTC The Gregory Terrace Cup. 3d QTC Maiden H., 3 times. 4th QTC Grand Prix S. Gr 2, Queensland Cup L.

HELIANTHUS (g by Lord Ballina). 3 wins 1700 to 2594m. and $51,578 inc. VATC North Melbourne Football Club H., VRC Delta H. 2d VATC le Pine Funeral Services H., AuRC Maiden H. 3d VATC Uncle Sam H., Punchestown H.

GLOW PORT. 2 wins at 1600, 1900m. 2d AuRC New Zealand Breweries H.

BRISTOL CHANNEL. Unplaced. Dam of-

LORD BRISTOL (g by Lord Ballina). 4 wins at 1600, 1750m.

3rd DAM

SUMMER RAIN, by Pharamond (Fr). Placed at 2. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 raced, 3 winners-

Sunflower. See above.

SILVER WINK. 8 wins - 3 in succession - 1300 to 2200m. inc. QTC Graduation S., BTC Graduation S., twice, Novice H., Intermediate H., Maiden H. 2d BTC Rothmans Cup, 2 YO H., QTC Novice H., BTC Novice H., twice, Maiden H.

ENGLISH SUMMER. 1 win at 2050m.

FIRST QUARTER. Unraced. Dam of-

OMNI GOLD. 1 win at 1200m.

SKIFF. Started twice. Dam of 3 winners-

DELUGE (g by Lord Ballina). Won WRC Maiden H. (1600m.). 3d WRC Hiremaster Maiden Hurdle.

FLASH PAST (f by Lord Ballina). 6 wins 1012 to 1400m.

MANOR HOUSE (g by Lord Ballina). 3 wins at 1600, 2200m. 2d VRC Think Big H. 3d VATC Alister Welter H.

COVER GIRL. 3d Waikato RC Maiden H. Dam of-

THE IMMORTAL ONE. 5 wins - 1 at 2 - 1200 to 2100m. and $60,224 inc. Waikato RC Classic Hits 98.6 Z H F M H., AuRC Dunstan C'ship Qualifier P., McWilliams' Wines H., Waikato RC 2 YO Maiden H. 2d AuRC Ford Explorer H., The Gables Tavern H., Rotorua Carson Talyor Ford H., AuRC More FM H., Avondale Sunday Markets P-Qty, Avondale JC 2 YO Maiden H. 3d AuRC Lion Red H., Lion Red Premier Quality H., Bendon H., Taranaki Rough Habit 3 YO H.

Race Record: 60 Starts. 7 - 8 - 7 $481,783.

Won AJC Japan Racing Association P. L (2000m.), Winter P. (2000m.), STC Bass Electrical & Commun. Welter H. (2000m.), VATC Moonga H. (1800m.), MVRC Strathayr H. (1600m.), AJC Hydrogen H. (1600m.), STC Ampol/Caltex H. (1500m.). 2d VATC Perrier Mineral Water S. Gr 2, AJC Summer Cup Gr 3, STC Kingston Town S. Gr 3, Premier's Cup L, Christmas Cup L, AJC 2 M M M Flying Welter H., STC The Parramatta Sun Welter H., Ansett Business Class Welter H. 3d STC Ranvet S. Gr 1, Gold Coast Prime Minister's Cup Gr 2, VATC Naturalism S. L, Tatt's Club (NSW) Tattersall's Club Cup L, AJC Winter P., Research H., Moreton Hire H. 4th STC Mercedes Classic Gr 1, VATC AAMI Classic Gr 2, MVRC Alister Clark S. Gr 2.

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