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Gold Standard

Trippi - Olympic Dam (Model Man) b. 2013


A Classic Performing Son of Champion Trippi

First foals in 2019

  • Merit Rating 117
  • From the family of Champions OLYMPIC DUEL, DANCING DUEL & THUNDERING STAR
  • Gr1 Cape Guineas runner-up by a diminishing margin of 1/2 length


Suitable lines for Gold Standard could include:

  • elements from New South Wales, incl Abernant (Fair Trial & Court Martial clan), descendants of Marchetta (Aurora, Rose Red & Sweet Lavender, Lavendula), descendants of Lady Josephine (Mumtaz Mahal, Mumtaz Begum & Lady Juror);
  • elements from Double Life (through Doubleton, Persian Gulf (Persian Wonder), Precipitation);
  • Bull Lea (as in Nijinsky (Dancing Champ), in combination with descendants of La Troienne (widespread, in the Trippi context Complete Warrior, Seattle Slew);
  • Lomitas (sire of Silvano) whose sire Niniski is close kin to Dancing Champ, and whose 3rd dam Love In is close kin to New South Wales.

STUD FEE: R15.000 +VAT Live Foal
(R5.000 nomination; R10.000 Live Foal)

Drakenstein Stud
PO Box 131, Simondium 7670

Gavin Pickford – C 071 86 8856
E: [email protected]

Kevin Sommerville – C 072 167 9971
E: [email protected]

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