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NZB Yearlings Day-1: NZ$480k O'Reilly Colt
Te Akau Stable principal David Ellis paid NZ$480,000 for a colt by Waikato Stud sire O’Reilly (the 6th foal out of dual-winning & Gr3-placed 13-year-old Danehill mare Chimeara) consigned by Pencarrow Stud. Chimeara is a full-sister to Gr1-winning sire Viking Ruler, Gr2-winning & Gr1-placed sire Kempinsky & stakes-winning & Gr1-placed Diamond Like, plus a blood-sister to both stakes-winner Helsinborg & triple Gr1-placed sire Dangerous, as well as a 3/4-sister to Gr2-winner & Gr1-placed Lovetrista, stakes-winner Lucida & triple Gr1-placed Flora Danica. In addition, Chimeara’s only foal to race to date is Gr1-winner & Gr1-placed sire De Beers.