Electrifying Sprinter Giga Kick to come back his best 2024

TAB Everest winner Giga Kick on the road to recovery as he looks to reach the heights of the top sprinters again, Kurrinda Bloodstock offers owners the chance to get involved in potential high class sprinters like Giga Kick and one day dream of similar success

Pantoja, who is also prepared by Giga Kick’s trainer Clayton Douglas, will debut at Bendigo on Wednesday

Giga Kick might be a few months away from returning to the races, but his three-quarter-brother Pantoja will be in action at Bendigo on Wednesday.

The two-year-old Pariah gelding, who is also prepared by Giga Kick’s trainer Clayton Douglas, will debut in the Dunlop Pitson & Jenkins Civil 2YO Maiden (1100m) that kicks off the card.

Like Giga Kick, Pantoja is by a son of Redoute’s Choice out of Rekindled Applause and Rod Douglas, racing manager for owner/breeder Jonathan Munz, said while he is not expected to emulate his The Everest-winning brother, he has his share of talent.

“He’s nowhere near in Giga Kick’s league, but I think he’s going to be a nice horse that will probably have one run then a breather and hopefully measure up to better things as a three-year-old,” Douglas said.

Pantoja, who is named after UFC competitor Alexandre Pantoja, is Rekindled Applause’s 11th foal and her first following Giga Kick after she missed to Showtime in the 2019 breeding season.

He has drawn barrier seven in Wednesday’s 12-horse event, but will come into six if second emergency Fort Laramie does not gain a start, with Ben Allen to ride.

Pantoja has scored two narrow-but-soft jumpout wins this campaign, the first over 800m at Sandown on April 18 before a 750m success at Balnarring on May 8.

“He worked good here at Mornington on Saturday morning on the course proper, so they’ll know he’s there,” Douglas said.

“I’ll be surprised if he doesn’t run in the first three. He can certainly win if everything goes his way.”

Pantoja is not the only close relation to a multiple Group 1 winner making his debut at Bendigo with the Annabel Neasham-trained Hey Bro’unga, a brother to Mo’unga, to have his first start in the 1400m maiden that is the second event.

Douglas also provided an update on Giga Kick, who continues his slow rehabilitation from a serious hamstring injury that kept him out of the autumn.

“He’ll start and do some faster work, even time work, in the next few weeks and then we’ll look at how wet it is in Melbourne,” Douglas said of the Scissor Kick gelding.

“We might head him interstate and do some work with him there and get him up and trialling, I’d say, in about six or seven weeks.

“We might give him a couple of trials, make sure he’s right, then give him a breather and have him back ready to go early in the spring.”

Clayton Douglas reveals that his star sprinter Giga Kick is gearing up for a return to the racetrack, potentially as early as July.

After recovering from muscle tears, Giga Kick has matured physically and is in excellent condition.

Douglas has earmarked The Everest in October as the ultimate goal for the four-year-old, with plans for a possible comeback race at Caulfield in July, possibly the Sir John Monash Stakes.

Douglas is gradually increasing Giga Kick’s workload and monitoring his progress closely.

Despite the challenges of injury, Douglas and his team are excited to have Giga Kick back and are optimistic about his future performances.

Champion jockey Craig Williams has refused to buy into speculation surrounding his association with last year’s Everest winner Giga Kick.

Williams has won five of nine rides on the super sprinter with the Group 1 All Aged Stakes and Doomben 10,000 triumphs accompanying The Everest victory.

However, Williams’s association with Giga Kick could be in jeopardy if radio comments from Rod Douglas, racing manager for Giga Kick’s owner Johnathan Munz, come to fruition.

Douglas indicated Williams could be sacked as Giga Kick’s jockey this week after producing a below-par ride when the sprinter finished third in last Saturday’s Group 2 McEwen Stakes at The Valley.

But Williams said he could do little about such speculation other than to “stay in his lane”.

“It’s Jonathan Munz’s horse and he makes the call on who rides the horse,” Williams said.

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“That’s the way it is.

“He’s been a really good horse to me and I’m not too sure – maybe we’ll all know in the next 48 hours.

“As far as I’m aware, I’m riding the horse until I hear otherwise from Jonathan.”

Williams said he has managed to stay away from the furore simply because he reads or hears little racing media coverage.

“I’ve been riding for 30 years and racing is a very reactive, a very emotional sport,” Williams said.

“I just worry about what I do, riding the horses and being a father.

“I never listen to any comments nor do I read any of the publications.”

Giga Kick has over-run a fading Nature Strip to take out The Everest at Royal Randwick.

Nature Strip took the lead as the pack entered the straight, but faded and was also passed by Private Eye and Mazu to finish fourth.

Giga Kick’s jockey Craig Williams timed his run perfectly to win by a head.

“Extraordinary, stunning,” Bruce MacAvaney said in commentary for Seven as they crossed the finish line.

“You knew he (Nature Strip) was in trouble and it was going to take something special (to win).”

Getting Involved with Kurrinda Bloodstock: Your Path to Owning Top-Class Sprinters like Giga Kick

Introduction

Racehorse ownership has always been a thrilling venture, combining the love for horses, the excitement of racing, and the potential for significant returns.

Kurrinda Bloodstock, a renowned and trusted racehorse syndicator, offers a unique opportunity for enthusiasts to get involved in this exhilarating world.

Among the many success stories in the racing industry, Giga Kick stands out as a beacon of what is possible when you invest wisely in top-class sprinters.

This article explores the excitement surrounding Giga Kick, his remarkable achievements, and how Kurrinda Bloodstock can help you become part of this high-stakes arena.

The Excitement of Giga Kick

Giga Kick has rapidly become a household name in the racing community, captivating fans and investors alike with his outstanding performances.

As he continues to recover from injury and make his way back to the track, the anticipation surrounding his return is palpable. His journey is not just a testament to his resilience and talent but also to the potential rewards of owning a racehorse.

Giga Kick’s most notable achievement to date is his sensational victory in The Everest as a three-year-old. The Everest, one of the richest and most prestigious sprint races in the world, is a stage where only the best compete.

Giga Kick’s win in this race was nothing short of extraordinary, showcasing his incredible speed, agility, and determination.

This victory solidified his status as one of the top sprinters and highlighted the exhilarating possibilities of racehorse ownership.

Kurrinda Bloodstock: Your Gateway to the Racing Elite

Kurrinda Bloodstock has built a reputation for excellence in the world of racehorse syndication.

They provide a pathway for individuals to own a share in a racehorse, offering the thrill of racing without the burden of full ownership costs.

Here’s how they can make it possible for you to get involved in potential top-class sprinters like Giga Kick:

  • Expert Selection and Management: Kurrinda Bloodstock’s team of experts meticulously selects horses based on pedigree, conformation, and potential.

 

  • Their proven track record in identifying future stars ensures that your investment has the best chance of success.

 

  • Once a horse is selected, their professional management team takes over, handling all aspects of training, care, and racing.

 

  • Affordability and Shared Ownership: One of the key benefits of working with Kurrinda Bloodstock is the affordability of shared ownership.

 

  • By purchasing a share in a racehorse, you can experience the thrills of ownership without the substantial financial outlay required for outright ownership. This model makes high-stakes racing accessible to a broader audience.

 

  • Regular Updates and Transparency: Owners receive regular updates on their horse’s progress, training, and race plans.

 

  • This transparency ensures that you are always informed about your investment and can enjoy the journey alongside your horse.

 

  • Kurrinda Bloodstock prides itself on maintaining open and honest communication with all owners.

 

  • Access to Top Trainers and Facilities: Horses syndicated through Kurrinda Bloodstock have access to some of the best trainers and training facilities in the industry.

 

  • This access is crucial for developing a horse’s potential and preparing them for high-stakes races. The combination of expert training and top-notch facilities maximizes the chances of success on the track.

 

  • Experience the Thrill of Race Days: As an owner, you have the opportunity to experience the excitement of race days firsthand.

 

  • From attending the track to accessing exclusive owner areas, you can immerse yourself in the world of racing. There’s nothing quite like the thrill of watching your horse compete, especially on some of the biggest stages in the sport.

 

  • Networking and Community: Being part of a syndicate means joining a community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for racing.

 

  • This network can provide valuable insights, support, and camaraderie. Kurrinda Bloodstock fosters a strong sense of community among its owners, enhancing the overall experience.

 

  • Potential for High Returns: While racing is inherently risky, the potential for high returns is a significant draw.

 

  • Success on the track can lead to substantial prize money, and a successful horse can also have considerable value as a breeding prospect. Kurrinda Bloodstock’s strategic approach aims to maximize these financial rewards for its owners.

The Legacy of Giga Kick

Giga Kick’s story is a perfect illustration of the excitement and potential rewards of racehorse ownership. His victory in The Everest was one of the most impressive performances in recent racing history.

Overcoming a strong field of competitors, Giga Kick displayed not just speed but also an exceptional racing instinct and determination.

This triumph, especially at such a young age, highlighted the extraordinary potential of investing in a top-class sprinter.

As Giga Kick continues to recover and prepare for his return to racing, the anticipation among his owners and fans is a testament to his impact on the sport.

His journey back to the track is being closely followed, with hopes high for more stellar performances.

For those involved in his ownership, this period is filled with excitement and optimism, showcasing the emotional and financial highs that come with racehorse ownership.

The Possibilities with Kurrinda Bloodstock

By partnering with Kurrinda Bloodstock, you have the opportunity to be part of similar success stories. Their proven track record and commitment to excellence mean that you are in safe hands.

Whether you are a seasoned investor or new to the world of racing, Kurrinda Bloodstock can guide you through the process, ensuring that you have the best chance of success.

The benefits of becoming an owner with Kurrinda Bloodstock are manifold. From expert selection and management to the thrill of race days and the potential for high returns, they offer a comprehensive and rewarding ownership experience.

The affordability of shared ownership makes it accessible, while the transparency and regular updates keep you informed and engaged.

Moreover, the sense of community and access to top trainers and facilities further enhance the experience.

Being part of a syndicate means that you are not alone in your journey; you are supported by a team of professionals and fellow enthusiasts who share your passion for racing.

Conclusion

Owning a racehorse is more than just an investment; it is an experience filled with excitement, anticipation, and the thrill of competition.

With Kurrinda Bloodstock, you have the opportunity to be part of this world, potentially owning a top-class sprinter like Giga Kick.

Their expertise, transparency, and commitment to excellence ensure that you are well-supported throughout your ownership journey.

As Giga Kick prepares for his return, his story serves as an inspiration for what is possible with the right investment and support.

By partnering with Kurrinda Bloodstock, you can turn the dream of owning a top-class racehorse into a reality, experiencing the highs and lows of racing and potentially reaping significant rewards along the way.

Racehorse shares available:

Star Turn x Bleue Pepite

This colt is by the Group 1 producing sire Star Turn and out of the Fastnet Rock mare Bleue Pepite who has already produced top quality racehorses including the $400k earner and 6 time winner Ruban Bleu.

As well as 5 time winner La Defense, she has done a great job at stud to date. Bleue Pepite is a half sister to the Group 3 winning mare Think Bleue.

This Colt is extremely well balanced and a showed a fantastic willing workmanlike attitude. He was well put together with plenty of scope.

He will be trained by recent $500k 2yo Magic Millions debutant winning training Chris Anderson out of his state of the art Eagle Farm, Brisbane facilities.

He is eligible for the Magic Millions race series as well as both the lucrative BOBS and QTIS bonus schemes.

ANDERS X HAPPY PILGRIM

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Anders X Happy Pilgrim Colt

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This Colt is by Widden Stud’s very exciting young stallion Anders, son of champion sire Not A Single Doubt.

Anders first yearlings have been hugely popular at the sale in 2024 with his yearlings averaging $194k at the January Magic Millions sale making this colt great value.

His dam Happy Pilgrim herself a 3 time winning half sister to Snipzu the Group and Stakes placed dam of 5 runners for 5 winners to date.

Including 3 individual Group and Stakes
horses, most recently the twice Group 1 placed (Blue Diamond and Inglis Sires Produce) Don Corleone.

This Colt is a ½ brother to our very promising 2yo trial winner Private Harry, a horse we have a very high opinion of after winning his trial very impressively.

Beating the subsequent
Blue Diamond Prelude Group 3 placed Holmes A Court and Group 3 Kindergarten placed Halliet in the process.

The Colt was presented at the Inglis Classic Sale by Rheinwood Pastoral, in recent times Rheinwood have produced the highly exciting colt Libertad.

A winner of the Group 3 Kindergarten Stakes at 2 and the Group 3 San Domenico (just like Anders) highlighting their ability to produce top class racehorses to compete at the highest level.

He is a quality early looking sprinting type and shared a lot of similar characteristics to his brother Private Harry. He had a great action and looks very precocious.

He is trained by Nathan Doyle out of the excellent state of the art Newcastle facilities just like his brother. This Colt is eligible for the lucrative Inglis race series and BOBS bonus scheme.

To check out all available racehorse shares opportunities jump over to our website now https://kbloodstock.com.au

Cosmic Force X Miss Marilyn Colt

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This Colt is by Newgate Farm’s exciting first season sire Cosmic Force, already doing a great job with only a handful of runners so far.

Producing 3 individual Stakes horses including the Blue Diamond Prelude Group 3 runner up Stay Focused and Inglis Nursery runner up Beer Baron.

His dam Miss Marilyn a winner at 1100m is a half sister to the illustrious Group 1 The Galaxy sprint winning earner of over $1.7 million Mistegic and Stakes winner of no less than 11 individual wins Rightson.

This Colt was a real standout for us at the sale from the moment we laid eyes on him we knew we were bringing him home.

He ticked a lot of boxes for us he moved effortlessly, is so well balanced and oozed class. Every time we saw him he just came out and paraded like the utmost professional.

He was presented at the Inglis Classic sale and comes off the Boutique nursery Riverstone Lodge an upbringing that will see him have every chance for success on the track.

He will be trained by Nathan Doyle in Newcastle where he will get every chance.

This Colt is eligible for the lucrative Inglis race series and BOBS bonus scheme.

To check out all available racehorse shares opportunities and all the latest horse racing news jump over to our website now https://kbloodstock.com.au

Meet Zoustar X Savvy Coup 

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Zoustar Australia’s leading sire of Group 1 winners, leading sire of stakes winners, leading sire of winners and leading sire of 3YOs.

As a sire he has over 70 individual stakes performers including Group 1 Winners Zougotcha, Ozzmosis, Mizzy and Sunlight.

Zoustar is well renowned as one of the very best sires he was Champion 1st, 2nd and 3rd season sire with over $78 million in progeny earnings.

He has sired 31 individual stakes 2 year old’s to date including the very exciting dual Group 3 winning 2 year old colt Espionage.

Zoustar has had yearlings sell up to $3 million, with his progeny averaging $477k so far in 2024 making this quality colt exceptionally great value.

Zoustar is having a great 2024 and is showing no signs of stopping with another fantastic weekend with Zougotcha adding another Group 1 to her CV.

And Joliestar taking out the Group 2 Arrowfield Stakes.

This Colt is out of dual Group 1 winning mare Savvy Coup, a Champion 3 year old on the track herself.

She won 6 times in her career from 1400m-2400m showing incredible mix of speed and stamina throughout her career. She is also a half sister to the recent Group 2 winner Nereus.

He is a precocious running type that looks like he will get up and go early.

He is well muscled, forward and has a fantastic attitude to go with it.

This Colt was bred by the very same farm that produced Magic millions 2yo winner and Group 1 Golden Slipper placed Storm Boy.

He will be trained by Martini Mumma and Front Page’s Kosciusko winning trainer Matthew Dale out of his state of the art Goulburn facilities and will get every chance.

This Colt is eligible for the lucrative Magic Millions race series and BOBS bonus scheme. 

To view all of our available racehorse shares visit our website now https://kbloodstock.com.au

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In summary, the journey from purchasing a yearling to potentially having a champion on the race track involves careful selection, veterinary assessments, thorough training, and the support of a syndication structure like that provided by Kurrinda Bloodstock.

Syndication makes it feasible for individuals to be actively involved in the entire process and share the excitement of racehorse ownership.

https://kbloodstock.com.au/available-horse-racing-syndicates/

Investing in racehorse shares through Kurrinda Bloodstock offers a thrilling and accessible entry point into the exciting world of horse racing.

With a focus on making ownership both easy and affordable, Kurrinda Bloodstock opens the door for enthusiasts of all backgrounds to experience the exhilaration of racehorse ownership.

Kurrinda Bloodstock Syndications offers racehorse ownership opportunities with a commitment to transparency and owner engagement
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