City Of Kirkwall

City Of Kirkwall

Sire: Pentire

Dam: Noubeel

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 9 year old

Foaled: Oct 15th, 2010

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Pink, Black Maltese Cross, Royal Blue Sleeves & Cap


W J Strong

Career Record: 47-7-0-6

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    14.9 %
  • Place
    12.8 %





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2010

SireBe My GuestNorthern DancerNearctic
PENTIRE (GB) What a TreatTudor Minstrel
1992Gull NookMill ReefNever Bend
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
NOUBEEL (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
  Nouveau RicheIndian Order

PENTIRE (GB) (Bay 1992-Stud 1997). 8 wins-1 at 2, Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond S., Gr.1. Champion NZ Sire (AEI) 2005-06. Sire of 1078 rnrs, 690 wnrs, 48 SW, inc. Xcellent (New Zealand Derby, Gr.1), (King) Mufhasa, Xtravagant, Zarita, Rangirangdoo, Pantani, Say No More, Prince of Penzance, Art Success, Recurring, Chenille, Pentane, Penny Gem, Volatile Mix, Ferlax, Markus Maximus, Pentathon, Tinseltown, Pentastic, Zanna, etc.


1st dam

NOUBEEL, by Zabeel. 2 wins at 1500m, 2400m, 2d AJC Dubbo H. Three-quarter-sister to ZATELLA, half-sister to NOUVAIN. Dam of eight named foals, all raced, five winners, inc:-

Shiny Day (g. by Bahhare). 6 wins from 1400m to 1800m, HK$4,446,250, HKJC Shenzhen H., Sunning H., Dyer H., Indian Recreation Club H., Ireland Trophy H., Beijing H., 2d HKJC France Galop Cup, Mody H., 3d HKJC Shek Mun H., Pottinger H., Hibiscus H., Kowloon Peak H., Queen's Road East H.

Bahhzaar (f. by Bahhare). 5 wins from 1400m to 2100m, Marton JC Farmlands H., 2d CJC John Deere H., Manawatu RC TV & Sound H., 3d WRC Wellington Cup Trial, Manawatu RC CB Norwood H. Dam of-

Heni (Towkay). 8 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$158,095, to 2016-17, CJC Millennium Hotels & Resorts H., Classic Villa H., Spicers CPS H., 2d CJC Coupland's Bakeries Mile Trial H., WRC IRT North Island Challenge H., CJC Millennium Hotels & Resorts H., Angus Meats H., WRC Echoes of Heaven & Ekraar at Linwood Park Stud H., Taranaki RC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance Pearl Series H., 3d Canterbury Breeders S., Gr.3, CJC NZ Tax Refunds H.

Tarihira. Winner at 1800m in 2015-16, 2d CJC Majestic Horse Floats H., Bidvest NZ H., Avon City Ford Wuhan Jockey Club H.

Laughing Stock (g. by Bahhare). 2 wins at 1600m, Hawkes Bay Eastern Asset Management H.

City of Kirkwall (g. by Pentire). 4 wins. See below.

Euro Connection (f. by Bertolini). Winner at 1700m in NZ.

Set (f. by Perfectly Ready). Placed in NZ.

Blame the Music (f. by Stravinsky). Raced twice. Dam of-

Don'tblamethemusic. 2 wins at 1200m in 2016-17, BOP RC Plus 4 Insurance Solutions H.

Ilikai. 2 wins at 2, 2d Otago RC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance Pearl Series 2YO S.


2nd dam

BLUSHING, by Amalgam. Placed in NZ. Dam of 6 foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

NOUVAIN (Truly Vain). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, Avondale JC Classic S., Gr.3, 2d HBJC Gold Trail S., Gr.3, AJC Grand Print H. Dam of-

ZATELLA (Zabeel). 5 wins from 1200m to 2200m, A$205,978, MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, QTC Eagle Farm S., L, BTC Private Boxes H., STC Avon Angel H., Newcastle JC Moraitis Group Tibbie P., 2d STC Perrier Welter H., 3d STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.2, AJC Breeders' Classic, L, QTC Qantas Club H., STC RCA Club Keno Cup, 4th VRC Hardy Brothers Classic S., Gr.2. Dam of-

Sasa - Beauty Glow (H.K.) (Encosta de Lago). Winner at 2, A$157,550, HK$138,000, 2d AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, 3d STC Rosehill Gardens Event Centre 2YO H., 4th STC Gloaming S., Gr.3, TL Baillieu H., L. Producer.

Zatano. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

Mysterium. 3 wins at 1650m, 1800m, A$78,200, to 2016-17, BRC Hamilton Hotel H., 2d BRC Garden City Refrigeration P., Chairman's Club P., Ipswich TC Sky Racing P., Queensland Times H., 3d BRC Coca Cola P., SCTC P., Wimmers Premium Soft Drinks H.

He's So Vain. 4 wins from 1200m to 2200m, Avondale JC NZ All Golds Cosmopolitan Club H., 3d Waikato RC Fairdale Stud Riviera H.

Noubeel. 2 wins. See above.

Dae Do Yak. 4 wins from 1200m to 1800m in Korea.

Olivain. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in NZ and Aust. Dam of-

Chinon (Bertolini). 6 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$98,875, A$1,400, WRC Willow Glen H., Wanganui JC Steelformers H., 2d CJC Canterbury Breeders' S., L, Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, CJC South Island Bloodstock Sale H., Zilco H., Levin RC The Vines (2009) H., Wanganui JC AME Electrical H., 3d WRC Anniversary H., L, Manawatu RC Winning Edge H., Levin RC Nature Coast Enterprise H., 4th WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1.

Kiwi Crown - Ace Celebrations (Sing.). 8 wins from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$17,138, S$253,222, Manawatu RC Richard Algar H., WRC Gladstone Inn H., Singapore TC Kranji B S., Raffles Tianjin, China H., Kranji C S., Class 4 H.-twice, 2d Singapore TC Progressive H., Benchmark 97 H., 3d Singapore TC Kranji C S., Fpa Financial Prosperity Trophy, Class 3 H.

Tai Chi Queen. 7 wins at 1200m, NZ$112,362, CJC Avon City Ford H., WRC Tavistock H., Actrix for Internet H., Marton JC Power Farming Manawatu H., Wanganui JC Cosmopolitan Club H., 2d Hawkes Bay Towkay H., Rangitikei RC Whisker Harvesting H., Hawkes Bay Waste Management H., Manawatu RC CB Norwood H., WRC Sunsmart H., 3d WRC KPR Catering H.

Vain Edition. Winner at 1600m in U.A.E, Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Investment Co H.


3rd dam

NOUVEAU RICHE, by Indian Order. Placed in NZ. Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, inc:-

Amariche. Unplaced. Dam of-

Jetson Boy (Epidaurus). 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Otago RC Cableways Tavern H., 2d Otago RC White Robe Lodge H., Gr.3, CJC Rolleston Park H.


Race Record: 30 Starts 4-0-3 S$143,243.

4 wins from 1400m to 2400m, Singapore TC Abundance S., Lim's Objective S., Hello Ireland S., Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Cheyenne Dancer S., Japan Racing Association Trophy Kranji Stakes C (Set Weights), Kranji D S.