Pull The Ripcord

Sire: Niello

Dam: Eastern City

Gender: Gelding

Age: 8 year old

Foaled: Nov 9th, 2010

Country: Australia

Silks: Purple And White Diamonds, Black Sleeves And Cap


C A McCall, L F Herberte, S G Suttie, Mrs D Stupurus & Northern Raptors Racing

Career Record: 26-1-6-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    3.8 %
  • Place
    38.5 %





Black or Brown geldingFoaled in 2010

SireOctagonalZabeelSir Tristram
NIELLO (AUS) Eight CaratPieces of Eight
2000ShadeaStraight StrikeMr. Prospector
  ConciaFirst Consul
DamDesert SunGreen DesertDanzig
2000Pure HoneyHegemonyGodswalk
  Bianco RoadWhiskey Road

NIELLO (AUS) (Bay 2000-Stud 2005). 4 wins-1 at 2, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1. Sire of 316 rnrs, 171 wnrs, inc. SW Nautical (TRC Bow Mistress Trophy, Gr.3), Tried and Tired, Finiguerra, SP Your Honour, Ipioga, Niobe, El Magico, Sparks Burn and of Kievann, Alchemy's Eight, Azkal, Sweet Ella, Daiello, Spartan Eagle, Ocsmepop, Tasteofenergy, Olly's a Star, Cash is Coming, Fiello, Jetello, Crafman, Dashing Supreme, Election, Delniello, etc.


1st dam

EASTERN CITY, by Desert Sun. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 2000m, 2d AJC Lawman H., Richard Jones H., 3d AJC Neutral Bay H. Dam of one named foal-

Pull the Ripcord (g. by Niello). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

PURE HONEY, by Hegemony. Unraced. Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Miss Presley. 5 wins to 1200m, SAJC Diva Lounge H., FMG Koukourou H., Carlton Draught H., M&C Fruit & Veg Supplies P., 2d SAJC Distinctive Homes H., Quit Smoking 2YO H., Mix 102.3 H., 3d SAJC Ray White Goolwa H.

Mad Moment. 3 wins from 1400m to 1750m, VRC Hi Jinx H. Producer.

Eastern City. 4 wins. See above.

Pure Trade. 7 wins to 1300m in Aust.

Sir Bureaucrat. 4 wins at 1200m in Malaysia.


3rd dam

BIANCO ROAD, by Whiskey Road. Unraced. Sister to Stockings (dam of MASKED - PERFECT PARTNER (H.K.)), half-sister to REGULATIONS, Collant Noir (dam of PURSUITS). Dam of 1 foal.


4th dam

BLACK TIGHTS, by Ngawyni. Winner at 2 in Aust. Half-sister to BLACK SHOES, Black Slipper. Dam of 10 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

REGULATIONS (Bureaucracy). 11 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$307,290, STC Starlight S., L, Wellington Boot 2YO S., AJC Balmain Non Bank H., BTC Show a Heart H., QTC City Peugeot H., STC Auckland Racing Club Trophy H., International Travel H., 3d STC Concorde S., Gr.3, 4th STC Satellite S., L.

Collant Noir. 7 wins to 1400m, A$102,880, AJC Kia-Ora H., Grand Print H., Hon James White H., Mooltan H., STC Blythe Spirits H., 2d AJC Fairy Walk H. Dam of-

PURSUITS (Quest for Fame). 6 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$272,565, Gosford Guineas, L, AJC Experience It H., 3d STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, ACT RC Canberra Cup, L, AJC Show County H., L, Newcastle JC Cameron H., L.

Mielleuse (Night Shift). Winner at 1200m, AJC Alexandria H., 2d AJC Reginald Allen H., L, STC National Seniors H., 3d STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, AJC Keith Mackay H., L, El Alamein H., 4th AJC Carbine Club S., L. Dam of-

Mignard. Winner at 1200m, 3d STC Pacific Underwriting H. Dam of-

LE ROMAIN (Hard Spun). 6 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$2,490,075, to 2016-17, ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Canterbury S., Gr.1, VRC Cantala S., Gr.1, ATC Southern Cross S., Gr.3, Schweppes Quality H., 2d ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1, All Aged S., Gr.1-twice, Hobartville S., Gr.2, Missile S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway S., Gr.2, ATC Eskimo Prince S., Gr.3, Show County H., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Cameron H., Gr.3, ATC Ranvet H., 4th ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1.

Stockings. Unraced. Dam of-

MASKED - PERFECT PARTNER (H.K.) (Quest for Fame). 9 wins from 1100m to 2000m, A$301,450, HK$10,919,000, M$552,000, Hong Kong Gold Cup, L, STC Winter H., L, Hong Kong Racehorse Owners Association Trophy, STC Wentworthville Leagues Club H., Rotary Awareness Series H., 2d Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1, 3d Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Classic Mile, L.

Hosiery. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, A$76,245, VRC Cleanevent H., STC De Bortoli Wines Series H., 2d MVRC Great Western H., STC Billabong Hotel Series H., VRC Tennessee Vain 2YO H., 3d MVRC Concept Sports P., VATC Kilshery H. Dam of-

LONG JOHN (Street Cry). Champion 3YO Miler in UAE in 2013-14. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1300m to 1600m, £10,760, A$861,350, 697,300Dhs in Aust. and U.A.E, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, UAE Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.3, VRC Anzac Day S., L, Henry Bucks Best Dressed S., L, MRC TMB Printing 2YO H., 3d Ascot Summer Mile, Gr.2, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L.

RIBALD (Strategic). Winner at 2, AJC Breeders' P., L.

Mesh. Placed at 2, 3d MRC Harrie Smith 2YO H. Dam of-

STOCKS (Exceed and Excel). 8 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$308,050, to 2016-17, WATC Farnley S., L, Corporate Membership 16/17 H., It Just Has to be Vert de Grece H., Kingston Town Classic H., Perth Cup January 2 H., Salinger H., 2d WATC Schweppes H.


Race Record: 21 Starts 1-6-4 A$46,725.

Winner at 1850m in 2016-17 in Aust.