Champion Australian & NZ Racehorses: Begonia Belle & Triton

Champion Australian & NZ Racehorses – ‘Egalitarian Extras’

Featured Image: Begonia Belle & Triton

Acknowledge: ‘The Australian & New Zealand Thoroughbred’ by Ross du Bourg

Begonia Belle (Court Sentence* – Near Belle by Near Blue* by Nearco*)

One of Australia’s best sprinting mares in the 1960s @ Hilton Nicholas’ Shirley Park Stud, Woodend, Victoria in late November 1972 with her 2-week old Showdown* colt foal at foot. Purchased alter by T J Smith the colt races as ‘Pistols At Dawn’ and later stood at Mr K C Bushell’s ‘Clear Springs Stud’ at Cowra NSW in 1978. (Melbourne Truth)

Triton (Pakistan II* – Hauani by Davey Jones)

Champion ‘flashy’ NZ sprinter/miler at St John’s Lane Stud, Diggers Rest, Victoria in 1974. He died only 8 years old on 2 November 1975 (Douglas Reid)