King Kane

King Kane

Sire: Showcasing

Dam: Vannista Belle

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Oct 12th, 2013

Country: New Zealand

Silks: VR

Trainer's Name: Te Akau Stud - Stephen Autridge and Jamie Richards


Vermair King Kane Syndicate (Mgr: B McCullum)





Foaled 12th October 2013

SireOasis DreamGreen DesertDanzig
SHOWCASING (GB) HopeDancing Brave
2007ArabesqueZafonicGone West
DamVan NistelrooyStorm CatStorm Bird
2004Empress BelleSir TristramSir Ivor
  Imperial BelleSovereign Edition

SHOWCASING (GB) (Bay 2007-Stud GB 2011, NZ 2011). 2 wins at 2, York Gimcrack S., Gr.2. Leading NZ Sire of 2YOs & Leading First Season Sire in 2014-15. Sire of 191 rnrs, 99 wnrs, 11 SW, inc. Prize Exhibit (Del Mar San Clemente H., Gr.2), Toocoolforschool, Quiet Reflection, Cappella Sansevero, Maximum Aurelius, etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc SW Showboy - Jade Fortune (H.K.) (WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2), Caorunn, Hardline, Raghu, SP Cavallucci, Cylinder Beach, etc.


1st dam

VANNISTA BELLE, by Van Nistelrooy. Winner at 1650m in NZ. Half-sister to Desert Rain, Tsarina Belle, Housemaster, Kiwinsky - Ritz Cub (Mau.). This is her fifth foal. Dam of three foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Bonnie Belle (f. by Keeper). Winner at 1400m in 2014-15, 3d Bendigo JC All Seasons Hotel H.

Turbo (g. by Perfectly Ready). Winner at 1400m in 2015 in Malaysia.


2nd dam

EMPRESS BELLE, by Sir Tristram. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 2100m, ARC Jamaica Juvenile H., Waikato RC Graduation H., 2d ARC Caduceus Club P., 3d ARC Ascona H., Bluebird Twisties 21st Celebration H., NZI Life H., Waikato RC AGC Finance H. Sister to Chelsworth. Dam of 15 named foals, 13 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

Tsarina Belle (Stravinsky). Winner at 1100m, 2d ARC Champagne S., L, Soliloquy S., L, Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial 3YO S., 3d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

Happy Index. 5 wins at 1200m, HK$3,199,500, HKJC Chek Keng H., Shing Yip H., Jonquil H., Manawatu Racing Club Challenge H., An Inclusive Society H., 2d HKJC Citibank Insurance H., Austin H., 3d HKJC Jupiter H.

Desert Rain (Honor Grades). 6 wins from 1400m to 2400m, NZ$92,700, A$9,400, WRC Wellington Cup Trial, ARC Pinto Bonecrusher Club H., CJC Fitzgerald Arms Tavern H., Waikato RC New Zealand Insurance P.H., WRC Fletcher Retirees H., 2d Waikato RC Murray East Tours & Travel H., Avondale JC FAI 1600 H., Waikato RC Mattkar Stables H., 3d ARC Queen Elizabeth H., Gr.2, Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2, 4th Auckland Cup, Gr.1, Waikato RC Highview Stud P.H., L.

Kiwinsky - Ritz Cub (Mau.) (Stravinsky). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 1800m, R304,305 in South Africa and Mauritius, Champ de Mars Duke of York Cup, Turffontein Datona Race (Pty) Ltd H., PSL Soccer 6 H., 3d Turffontein Wolf Power H., L.

Housemaster (Housebuster). 4 wins from 1400m to 2100m, Waikato RC Neil & Francey's Wedding H., Counties RC Clevedon Woolshed H., 2d CJC Brabazon H., 3d ARC Trident Tavern Classic, L.

Prestigiosa. 7 wins from 1400m to 3100m, NZ$78,325, A$1,050, to 2014-15, CJC Speight's H., WRC GT Continental H., 3d WRC Hutt & City Taxis H.

Carraig Mor. 6 wins from 1400m to 1900m, STC St Patrick's Day Cup, 2d STC Soho Sparkling Brut Cuvee H., 3d STC Golden Slipper Festival 2000 H.

Lord Altamont. 3 wins to 1400m, WATC Anzac H., 2d VRC Battle of Britain H., WATC Eat More Fruit N Veg H.

Tsarevich. 2 wins at 1800m, 2100m, 2d Waikato RC Livamol H., Roy Robinson's 80th Birthday H., Singapore TC Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Class 4 H.

Meleka Belle. Winner at 1200m, 2d WRC Konami S., Matamata RC Veterinary Services Ltd H., 3d Manawatu RC New Zealand Bloodstock 2YO H.

Post Graduate. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m in South Africa.

Vannista Belle. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

Imperial Belle, by Sovereign Edition. 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, VRC Brittania H., MVRC Nonga H., VATC Sapphire H., 2d VRC Hallmark Filter H., L. Three-quarter-sister to Electric Belle (dam of ROANOKE BOY), half-sister to Honey Beau, Lavender Belle (dam of PENTIUM SPEED). Dam of 10 named foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Chelsworth (Sir Tristram). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, VRC Herbert Adams Bakeries 2YO H., City Pak H., 2d MVRC Suni-7-Grains H., 3d VRC Carbine Club S., L, Como Centre S., L, Richard Bradfield H.

Mr Fred. 5 wins from 1400m to 2200m, ARC Alexis H., Waikato RC Hair Replacement H., Rotorua RC Lake Plaza Hotel H., 2d ARC Grainwaves S.

Sarton Belle. 3 wins to 1400m, BATC Mrs Pageant H., 3d STC 3YO Fillies H. Producer.

Empress Belle. 3 wins. See above.

My Liberty Belle. Unraced. Dam of-

Wintrow. 9 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$75,800, HK$2,894,000, HKJC Butterfly H., MVRC Marstic H.

Belletristic. Unraced. Dam of-

Traditional (Bureaucracy). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$98,846, STC Petersham 2YO H., Winfreux Quality H., 2d STC Magic Millions Prelude 2YO H., 3d QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1.

Belt. Winner at 2 in Aust. Dam of-

Aussie Strike (Poliuto). 8 wins from 1200m to 2200m, A$114,985, WATC Corporate Theatre Productions H., Premier's Cup H., 3d WATC December S., L.