KZN Breeders Awards: Romany Prince Nomination
Rathmor Stud’s blue hen and a previous recipient of the KZN Breeders Broodmare Of The Year award, Gypsy Queen’s Kahal gelding Romany Prince has been nominated in the category of Outstanding 3YO Colt.
The great daughter of Royal Chalice put Rathmor Stud on the map, producing American and South African Gr1 winner Gypsy’s Warning and Gr2 winner Surabi, the dam of Sundari. Gypsy's Warning produced a winner from her first runner in Ireland, with Street Cry filly Know (USA). Gypsy Madonna, by Fort Wood has retired to Varsfontein Stud and produced an outstanding Master Of My Fate foal in her first season.
A three time winner including the Drum Star Handicap (Listed) where Gr1 placed Judicial placed second behind him, Romany Prince has also placed four times - including second to Triple Crown winner Abashiri in the Sea Cottage Listed over 1800m at Turffontein, and second to Gr2 placed Champagne Haze in an MR92 Handicap. Romany Prince has a Merit Rating of 102 and is owned by Messrs P T & P Dimakogiannis, trained by Ormonde Ferraris. Romany Prince gave Ormonde his 2500th winner in the victory of the Drum Star Handicap.
In a much anticipated mating, Gypsy Queen will foal to Noble Tune this season.
Well done to the connections on his nomination.