Champion Australian & NZ Racehorses: Lord of the Dance & Sunhaven

Champion Australian & NZ Racehorses – ‘Egalitarian Extras’

Featured Image: Lord of the Dance & Sunhaven

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

Lord of the Dance (Nijinsky* – Monarchy by Princequillo*)

Considered to be the ‘ideal’ thoroughbred in breeding and conformation (Ross du Bourg) Lord of the Dance was bred at Claiborne Stud, Lexington KY USA stood @ Caretta Park Stud, Woodend, South Australia in the spring of 1979. Lord of the Dance’s first progeny raced in 1980-81 season. (Helen Preiss)

Sunhaven (Summertime* – Eugenic by The Unicorn)

Photographed at Mr & Mrs John Casey’s Glenhope Stud Farm, Romsey, Victoria as a 9-year-old in November 1972, Sunhaven was a high class Melbourne galloper who finished 3rd. in the 1966 Victorian Derby behind Khalif & Pharaon. (Melbourne Truth)