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Into Rio

Sire: Zacinto

Dam: Mardi Gras

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Oct 2nd, 2014

Country: New Zealand


Mrs J M Franklin, K W Franklin, Mrs S M Brodie, D W Franklin, M J Bracchi, Mrs E M Bracchi, J Kovacevic, Mrs O Kovacevic, C Manakis, B J Lovett, L P Galliott, Dream Date Racing No: 4 (Mgr: E Antonucci), A T Moloney, R N G (Mgr: R McCluskey), R Squared Racing (R A Hamill), P Violi & J Daley

Career Record: 23-4-0-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    17.4 %
  • Place
    17.4 %

Horse Description:





Bay geldingFoaled in 2014

ZACINTO (GB) HasiliKahyasi
2006IthacaDistant ViewMr. Prospector
  Reams of VerseNureyev
DamKaapstadSir TristramSir Ivor
MARDI GRAS (NZ) Eight CaratPieces of Eight
2002All Night PartyJust a DancerStar Way
  Dawn MusicMussorgsky

ZACINTO (GB) (Bay 2006-Stud 2012). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, Goodwood Celebration Mile, Gr.2. Out of SP Ithaca. Sire of 55 rnrs, 31 wnrs, inc. SW Ugo Foscolo (New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), Vassilator, Odeon, Zigwig, SP Son of Zac and of Navagio, Shadow King, Secret Allure, Aerohappiness, Not Usual Talent, Monrecour, Namjong Plus, Strowan, Wize Act, Zakynthos, Zawhip, Banstead, High Distinction, Lily Grecia, Olympia, Pickup, etc.


1st dam

MARDI GRAS, by Kaapstad. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to CATALAN OPENING, half-sister to MILITARY MOVE. Dam of five named foals, three to race, all winners, inc:-

CARBON COPY (g. by Volksraad). 9 wins from 1200m to 2400m, 788,831Rgt., S$18,742, to 2017 in Malaysia and Singapore, Perak Derby, L, Singapore TC Class 5 H., 2d Penang TC Malaysian 4YO Stayers' Challenge, 3d Penang Sprint Trophy, L, Perak Derby, L.

Master of Speed - Tai Smart (H.K.) (g. by Mastercraftsman). 2 wins at 2100m in 2016-17, Waikato RC Joe Black Munns Man Store H., 2d HKJC Lin Fa Shan H., 3d HKJC On Ting H., 18 Districts Cup, Dongcheng District H.

Into Rio (g. by Zacinto). 3 wins. See below.

Fairy Fingers (f. by King's Chapel). Unraced. Dam of-

Falkirk Lass. Winner at 1400m in 2016-17 in NZ.


2nd dam

ALL NIGHT PARTY, by Just a Dancer. 3 wins from 1400m to 2000m, STC Greenacre H., 2d ARC Nathans Memorial H., Otaki Maori RC St Leger Trial, 3d Avondale JC Mt Albert Early Bird TAB H., Waikato RC Bank of New Zealand H. Half-sister to CATALAN OPENING. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

MILITARY MOVE (Volksraad). Second on 2009-10 NZ 3YO Free H (1601+m). 7 wins from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$1,579,275, A$70,000, HK$2,796,250, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, Manawatu Cup, Gr.3, Toowoomba Cup, HKJC Peninsula Golden Jubilee Challenge Cup, Egret H., Manawatu RC Ecolab H., 2d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2, ARC Bonecrusher S., L, HKJC Broadwood H., Haier H., 3d Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, HKJC Midland Holdings Cup H., 4th Waikato Guineas, Gr.3, BRC Queensland Cup, L.

Fashion Jewellery. 3 wins at 1000m, 1600m, HKJC Gay Eighties H., Soko Islands H., Jessica Cup H., 2d HKJC Yuen Long H., Niigata H., Ping Shan H., 3d HKJC Queen's Road East H.

Davinci. 6 wins at 1400m, 1600m, 53,029Rgt., S$200,445, to 2018 in Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC Capablanca Initiation P., Hello Washington S., Class 4 H., Que Expresion S., 2d Singapore TC Kranji C S., Class 4 H., Big Maverick S., 3d Singapore TC Kranji C S., Class 4 H., Benchmark 67 H.

Gemini King. 3 wins at 1400m in Aust.


3rd dam

DAWN MUSIC, by Mussorgsky. 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, ARC Aaron Court H., Avondale JC Lynfield Improvers' H. Half-sister to OUR DAWN STAR. Dam of 5 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

CATALAN OPENING (Kaapstad). Third on The 1997-98 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (2100m+). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$1,800,328, HK$4,021,450, AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, VRC Chrysler S., Gr.1, Hong Kong International Bowl, Gr.2, AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, Ajax S., Gr.3-twice, AJC Herbert Jones 2YO H., STC Welkin H., 2d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, AJC All-Aged S., Gr.1, VATC Toorak H., Gr.1, STC Star Kingdom S., Gr.3, Shannon H., Gr.3, AJC Dulcify H., L, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, VATC Norman Robinson S., L, 3d VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, All-Aged S., Gr.1-twice, Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, Hobartville S., Gr.2, STC Premiere S., Gr.2, Phar Lap S., Gr.2, AJC Up & Coming S., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, STC Concorde S., Gr.3, 4th VATC Yalumba S., Gr.1, HKJC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, L.

All Night Party. 3 wins. See above.


4th dam

DAWN CREST, by Crest of the Wave. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 900m to 1600m, CJC Jockey Club H., HBJC Okawa H., WRC Britannia H., ARC Juvenile S., Papakura H. Sister to WADSWORTH, Fair Wave (dam of SOUND WAVE), half-sister to SILVER BOY, DAYLIGHT, Daily Habit (dam of BIG WRAPS). Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

OUR DAWN STAR (Star Way). 12 wins from 1250m to 2200m, A$285,390, NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's Club Cup, L, VRC Grey-Smith S.H., L, AJC Kensington Welter H., NSW Tatt's RC KH Moreman H., STC AWA Racecourse Welter H., WATC Edgar Meares Quality H., Australia Day Cup, Winter Welter H., STC Truscotts Toyota Superfecta H., 2d VATC Show Day Cup, Gr.1, SAJC Robert A Lee S., L, AJC Ludwig Leichhardt Welter H., STC Naas Welter H., 3d AJC Villiers S., Gr.2, WATC Detonator S., L, STC Phil McCarrol Ford Welter H., Castle Can Hams H., Handicap, WATC Gold Seal Welter H., 4th Albany Cup, L, STC Frank Underwood Cup, L.


Race Record: 10 Starts 3-0-0 A$48,300.

3 wins from 1500m to 2200m in 2017-18 in Aust.