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A CHAMPION BY EVERY MEASURE







First the product of two champions, then 'Horse of the Year' himself, then champion sire in NZ, Hong Kong and Aust/NZ combined - reads like a fairytale but that was O'Reilly's life story.






LAST TYCOON – COURTZA BY POMPEII COURT BAY 1993 16.1HH
Book Full in 2014

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A NEW ZEALAND LEGEND

With 82 Stakes Winners, O’REILLY is headed only by the mighty sires SIR TRISTRAM and ZABEEL in terms of being New Zealand’s leading all-time sire of individual black-type winners.

G1 SUPER POWER

16 individual G1 stars comprise: WAR AFFAIR, SACRED FALLS, O'MARILYN, SHAMEXPRESS, SILENT ACHIEVER, SHAMROCKER, FELLOWSHIP, ALAMOSA , MACO’REILLY, SWICK, GUYNO, MASTER O’REILLY, LIM ’S OBJECTIVE, ARENTI, THE JEWEL and FINAL DESTINATION.

EXCEPTIONAL BROODMARE SIRE

40 Stakes Winners inc G1 stars SAVARIA, SACRED STAR, HUCKLEBUCK, I DO, COSTUME, IRISH FLING, DAFFODIL, STEPS IN TIME & THE POOKA , along with black-type standouts, THE DIAMOND ONE, MARITIMO, SHOPAHOLIC, NO EXCUSE MAGGIE, DIADEME, FINAL FORM, GIRL OF MY DREAMS, NANDOWRA and COMBAT KITTY.

AWARDS KING

Claimed an unprecedented clean-sweep of New Zealand’s major Sire Awards in 2012/13 and repeated the doze in 2013/14. Prestigious honours in this arena saw O’REILLY collect the Centaine (Global Earnings) four times, the Dewar (Australia & New Zealand Earnings) three times & saw his name etched on the Grosvenor Award (Champion NZ Sire) four times.

STAKES PRODUCER EXTRAORDINAIRE

O’Reilly celebrates his place as one of Australasia’s finest stakes producers with 15 individual Stakes Winners during both 2012-13 and 2013/14.

SALE RING RETURN

Strongly received at the 2015 NZB Premier Yearling Sale, averaging $148,243 and selling up to $400,000.

O'Reilly passed away peacefully in 2014


Stakes Winners during 2015/16 included
  • Listed Morphettville Guineas winner CELTIC TIGER

2013/14 15 Stakes Winners featured
  • Back-to-Back Gr.1 Doncaster Mile winner SACRED FALLS
  • Gr.1 Ranvet Stakes and Gr.1 New Zealand Stakes winner SILENT ACHIEVER
  • Gr.1 Manawatu Sires' Produce Stakes winner O'MARILYN
  • Sgp-1 Singapore Guineas, Sgp-2 Singapore TC Singapore 3YO Classic,Sgp-3 Singapore TC Singapore 3YO Sprint, and Sgp-3 Singapore TC More Magic 3YO Championship winner WAR AFFAIR
  • Gr.2 Eight Carat Classic winner HERA
  • Gr.3 Lowland Stakes winner MISS SELBY
  • Gr.3 Counties Cup winner ANNIE HIGGINS
  • Listed Riverton Cup winner THE SOLITAIRE
  • Listed WATC St Leger winner CRUMPET O'REILLY
  • Listed MRC Regal Roller Stakes winner THY
  • Listed ARC Soliloquy Stakes winner SPELLBINDER
  • Listed South Island Breeders' Stakes winner EMERALD QUEEN
  • Listed BRC Tails Stakes winner BRAVE ALI
  • Listed VRC Anzac Day Stakes winner MERION
  • Listed Fairdale/Goodwood Studs Flying Hcp winner PUSSY O'REILLY


2014/15 Stakes Winners

  • Gr.1 ATC George Main Stakes winner SACRED FALLS
  • Sgp-1 Kranji Mile, Sgp-1 Raffles Cup (1800m), Sgp-1 Lion City Cup (1200m) and Sgp-2 Stewards' Cup winner WAR AFFAIR
  • Gr.2 ATC Ajax Stakes winner BURBERO
  • Gr.2 Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes winner KELLY O'REILLY
  • Gr.3 Hawke's Bay Gold Trail Stakes winner O'MARILYN
  • Listed VRC Living Legend Stakes winner MERION
  • Listed Spring Classic Hcp (2000m)winner WOLFWHISTLE
  • Listed Timaru Cup (1600m)winner EMERALD QUEEN
  • Listed Gold Coast Bracelet (1800m)winner BOHEMIAN LILY
  • LISTED BRC Bright Shadow Hcp (1200m) winner DUBLIN LASS


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