Alcohol (horse)

Alcohol (foaled 16 September 2008) is a retired Australian Thoroughbred racehorse[1] who was trained by Richard Jolly at Morphettville in South Australia. Sporting blue silks with a pink fleurs-de-lys and yellow sleeves, Alcohol was a favourite with the punters in South Australia.

Alcohol
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Alcohol
SireBianconi (USA)
GrandsireDanzig (USA)
DamTendue (AUS)
DamsireGeneral Nediym (AUS)
SexGelding
Foaled16 September 2008
CountryAustralia
ColourChestnut
BreederLauriston Thoroughbred Farm, Corinella, Victoria
TrainerRichard Jolly
Record25: 6–4–6
Earnings$323,630
Last updated on 26 Nov 2014

BreedingEdit

He was foaled in Australia at Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm, Corinella, Victoria.[2]

Racing careerEdit

The current racing record of Alcohol is 25 starts for 6 wins, 4 seconds and 6 thirds for earnings of A$323,630.[3]

Two-year-old seasonEdit

Alcohol started racing as a two-year-old on 20 July 2011 in a race at Balaklava, finishing 3rd, prior to spelling.

Three-year-old seasonEdit

Alcohol continued his racing career as a three-year-old, and broke his maiden[4][5] with a win on his 5th race at Moonee Valley Racecourse on 16 December 2011, and competed in Group 1 South Australian Derby[6][7][8] on 5 May 2012.

Four-year-old seasonEdit

Alcohol commenced his four-year-old season winning 3 out of his first 4 starts, with a first up win on the Morpettville Parks track on 27 October 2012, and continued on by travelling to Victoria to win at Flemington[9] on 15 December 2012.

Five-year-old seasonEdit

Alcohol was only lightly raced as a five-year-old, running only 2 races after a lengthy spell.

Six-year-old seasonEdit

Returning at Morphettville over 1200m, he returned to the winner circle in his first up race back.

Race recordEdit

2010–11 season as a two-year-old
Result Date Race Venue Group Distance Weight (kg) Jockey Winner/2nd
3-12 20 Jul 2011 Balaklava 2yo Maiden 1055 m 56.5 T. Pannell 1-Medahlia 1:03.11
2011–12 season as a three-year-old
Result Date Race Venue Group Distance Weight (kg) Jockey Winner/2nd
5-10 1 Nov 2011 Morphettville Racecourse 3yo Maiden 1050 m 56.5 L. Hopwood 1-Hot Lover 1:01.42
2-14 16 Nov 2011 Gawler Racecourse 3yo+ Maiden 1200 m 57.0 P. Gatt 1-Independent Air 1:11.87
2-14 3 Dec 2011 Morphettville Parks 0-75 1400 m 55.0 P. Gatt 1-Zaeimus 1:24.52
1-10 16 Dec 2011 Styletread Handicap Moonee Valley Racecourse 3yo Open 1600 m 54.0 D. Yendall 2 Soaked 1:36.5[4]
8-9 12 Mar 2012 Morphettville Racecourse 0-75 1200 m 57.5 P. Gatt 1 Jeunealistic 1:11.9
8-16 31 Mar 2012 Morphettville Racecourse 3yo Open 1600 m 57.0 P. Gatt 1 Rock Culture 1:36.9
8-14 14 Apr 2012 Port Adelaide Guineas Morphettville Racecourse Listed 1800 m 57.5 P. Gatt 1 Cornell 1:49.8
2-16 28 Apr 2012 Chairman's Stakes Morphettville Racecourse Group 3 2000 m 57.5 P. Gatt 1 Heaven's Riches 2:07.2
7-16 5 May 2012 South Australian Derby Morphettville Racecourse Group 1 2500 m 56.5 P. Gatt 1 Zabeelionaire (NZ) 2:42.1
2012–13 season as a four-year old
Result Date Race Venue Group Distance Weight (kg) Jockey Winner/2nd
1-9 27 Oct 2012 Morphettville Parks CG&E 0-75 1400 m 58.5 C. Lever 2. Zakumi 1:24.32
5-7 17 Nov 2012 Morphettville Parks 0 - 86 1400 m 56.0 C. Lever 1 Fast And Free 1:23.78
1-6 1 Dec 2012 Morphettville Racecourse Restricted 94 1600 m 54.0 J. Holder 2. Verco Road 1:37.44
1-8 15 Dec 2012 Spotless Handicap Flemington Racecourse Handicap 2000 m 54.0 D. Dunn 2. Dark Note 2:02.88
8-8 1 Jan 2013 Flemington Racecourse Handicap 2000 m 57.0 S. Arnold 1. Tuscan Fire 2:00.9
2013–14 season as a five-year old
Result Date Race Venue Group Distance Weight (kg) Jockey Winner/2nd
5-12 26 Dec 2013 Schweppes Fly Hcp Morphettville Racecourse 1100 m 57.0 M. Nielsen 1. Essay Raider 1:03.41
3-12 18 Jan 2014 Morphettville Racecourse 1550 m 56.0 P. Gatt 1. Pull No Punches 1:33.99
2014–15 season as a six-year-old
Result Date Race Venue Group Distance Weight (kg) Jockey Winner/2nd
1-6 13 Sep 2014 Tattsbet (Bm90) Morphettville Racecourse BM 90 1200 m 59.0 (cd 57.0) J. Toeroek 2. Cellarmaster 1:10.33
6-13 28 Sep 2014 Gawler Cup Gawler Racecourse Open 1500 m 60.5 (cd 59.0) Ms K. Cross 1. Boristar 1:29.99
3-10 25 Oct 2014 Mac Just Over Don't Drive (Bm90) Morphettville Parks BM 90 1400 m 60.5 (cd 58.5) J. Toeroek 1. Boristar 1:24.28
3-14 8 Nov 2014 Antler Luggage Hcp (96) Flemington Racecourse 0-96 1600 m 57.5 J. Bowman 1. Saint Or Sinner 1:36.47
3-13 29 Nov 2014 Sportingbet By W Hill (Bm96) Moonee Valley Racecourse Bm96 2040 m 58.0 S. Arnold 1. Schockemohle 2:05.74
2-9 9 May 2015 Peter Elberg Funerals (Bm90) Morphettville Racecourse Bm90 1200 m 59.0 J. Toeroek 1. Mubakkir 1:10.46
3-10 23 May 2015 Hamilton Holden Hcp) Morphettville Parks Open 1250 m 57.5 J. Toeroek 1. Underestimation 1:13.95
1-10 20 Jun 2015 T Harrison Cup Moonee Valley Racecourse Open Hcp 1600 m 56.0 D. Dunn 2 Sadaqa 1:38.53

PedigreeEdit

Pedigree of Alcohol (Aus),[10] Chestnut Gelding 2008
Sire
Bianconi (USA)
Danzig (USA)
1977
Northern Dancer (Can)
1961
Nearctic (Can)
Natalma (USA)
Pas de Nom (USA)
1968
Admiral's Voyage (USA)
Petitioner (GB)
Fall Aspen (USA) Pretense (USA) Endeavour II (Arg)
Imitation (GB)
Change Water (USA) Swaps (USA)
Portage (USA)
Dam
Tendue (Aus)
General Nediym (Aus) Nediym (Ire) Shareef Dancer (USA)
Nilmeen (Fr)
Military Belle (Aus) Without Fear (Fr)
Reticella (NZ)
Marie Rambert (Ire) Common Grounds (GB) Kris (GB)
Sweetly (Fr)
Ninette de Valois (Fr) Gay Mecene (USA)
Martinova (Ire)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Studbook - Alcohol (AUS)". Australian Studbook. Retrieved 1 May 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Lauriston Thoroughbred Farm
  3. ^ "Alcohol (AUS) Record". Racing Information Services Australia. Retrieved 26 November 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b "Alcohol the Toast of Moonee Valley". racingvictoria.net.au. Archived from the original on 31 December 2012.
  5. ^ "Christmas Celebrated With Alcohol". Moonee Valley Racing Club. Archived from the original on 6 June 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Race Fields SA Derby Day 2012". Racing Information Services Australia.
  7. ^ "Heaven's Riches in Derby tilt". The Advertiser. 30 April 2012.
  8. ^ "Chairman's tops Alcohol up for Derby test". The Advertiser. 4 May 2012.
  9. ^ "Alcohol fuels Flemington celebration". Wide World of Sports. 15 December 2012. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2012.
  10. ^ "Alcohol (AUS) Pedigree Report". Racing Information Services Australia. Retrieved 1 May 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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