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2020 NZ Ready-to-Run purchase @ $90k, the 4 yr gelding G 1 winner Lucky Sweynesse (NZ) career earnings AUD $ 7,864,942Β . Lucky Sweynesse races in Hong Kong. 16 starts for 12 wins – 9 wins @ 1200m, 3 wins @ 1400m.

Lucky Sweynesse pedigree by Sweynesse (AUS) a Sir Tristram/Zabeel male line from Madonna Mia (b/m sire Red Clubs (IRE)) a Roberto male line.

2 year old Lucky Sweynesse πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡

🐴🐴🐴Lucky Sweynesse has time-rating 119 and is World’s 10th best racehorse

Pedigree Notes

Lucky Sweynesse – 7th dam by Papyrus (Tracery, the Rock Sand/Sainfoin line) – 6th dam by Balloch by Tracery ex- dam from the Cinna family.

Princequillo, Star Kingdom, Ribot & Forli– these immense Sires whose racing and breeding feats are epic. Placing genetic relationship each has 🐴Papyrus by Tracery from Miss Matty by Marcovil, the West Australian male line. I’ve long & highly regarded Miss Matty as a dominant trait. She was unraced with an unspectacular breeding record however her grand-dam Simonath by St Simon. Miss Matty best desc. line by Marcovil/Marco/Barcaldine et al #GB (Godolphin Barb) as akin the Hurry On phenotypes.

Miss Matty – 2x West Australian, 2x Hermit, 2x Vedette (Voltiguer, the family 2h aka Martha Lynn + notably a Harkaway daughter descendant with 5×6 Harkaway!

Elsewhere...Papyrus influences are to Secretariat, Sham, Shergar by Great Nephew/Honeyway, Grundy and New Zealand’s great mare Sunline.

Ribot’s dam Romanella. Her dam by Papyrus.

🐴@ Sir Tristram – 3×4 Princequillo, + My Babu from the Marchetta family by Marco #GB. To Note, My Babu has infusion thru Lucky Sweynesse b/m sire Red Clubs & Damascus.

First Consul – 5×5 Papyrus

Lonhro – Princequillo – 7 x 6 x 6 –

Sweynesse πŸ‘‰ Princequillo 8s x 7S x 7s x 8d x 6d

Danehill b/m sire His Majesty 5×4 Tracery (Rock Sand) by Sainfoin ex- Sanda

Further by enormous depth & influence of 1) Mahmoud 2) daughter Almahmoud notables to not alone Northern Dancer & Danehill & Halo (n.b. L.S ped πŸ‘‰ Singspiel) for additionally Mahmoud appears to Sir Ivor, sire of Sir Tristram and again to Danehill, daughter Boudoir thru His Majesty. Boudoir- A Reine de Course and a Double Copy MareΒ . Mahmoud daughter Star Sapphire distaff to L.S broodmare sire Red Clubs (IRE) from dam Two Clubs.

Mahmoud as a racing machine, his phenotype was superb.

  • Mahmoud by Blenheim, ex- his dam Malva to her remarkable distaff @ Lucky Sweynesse’s 4th dam sire Cerreto (IRE) shows descendant to Malva, the daughter Frankly. Plus as linebreeding factors Nasrullah, his b/m sire Blenheim, there sits Malva. (side note Malva daughter Frankly dam of Great Truth is dam of Summertime (Precipitation) a phenomenal staying influence in New Zealand and Australia)

πŸ‘‰πŸ΄πŸ’₯Fun Watch – The Golden Times of Turf: 1923 a crowd estimated at close to 50,000 watched Zev easily beat Epsom Derby winner Papyrus by five lengths.

More about Papyrus – rare footage here.


*Lucky Sweynesse has full sister Signora Nera and has foal at foot by Wootton Basset- currently in foal to Bivouac. (coverage here)

Stallion, Sweynesse stands at Novara Park New Zealand.