What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common?
By Kristen Manning
Winx… daughter of outstanding stallion Street Cry, one of the great shuttling success stories, the sire of 113 stakes winners including 20 Group One horses.
Wolf Cry… son of Street Cry, proven sire of sires whose sons are strongly supported in both hemispheres.
Winx… bred on the highly successful Street Cry/Northern Dancer cross that provides for duplications of the influential matriarchs Natalma and Almahmoud.
Wolf Cry… bred on that same Street Cry/Northern Dancer cross.
Winx… carries in her dam line the breed-shaping stallion Nijinsky II.
Wolf Cry… dam is by Redoute’s Choice whose second dam sire is Nijinsky II.
Winx… a pedigree scattered with such strong influences as Tom Fool, Silly Season and Djebel.
Wolf Cry… boasts strains of Tom Fool, Silly Season and Djebel.
Winx… a $230,000 Magic Millions yearling.
Wolf Cry… a $320,000 Magic Millions yearling.
Winx… daughter of a stakes winning mare.
Wolf Cry… son of a stakes placed mare whose next three dams are black type performers including the Group One winning sprinter Stella Cadente.
Okay, we are not going to compare race records (though undoubtedly he had his share of ability) but Wolf Cry is a horse with the genetic make-up and background to make it!
And what great value he is at $4400… affording breeders a great opportunity to tap into highly desirable bloodlines. He ticks so many boxes; sire line, family, speed… and he is an outstanding type to boot.
“Everyone who sees Wolf Cry is immediately impressed,” said Larneuk Stud’s Neville Murdoch.
“He is a particularly handsome horse with considerable presence and is the ideal VOBIS horse.”
Wolf Cry stands alongside Cluster, Honorius, Ilovethiscity and O’Lonhro.
Kristen Manning is a freelance racing writer and pedigree analyst based in Melbourne. A keen owner/breeder who loves every aspect of thoroughbred horse racing, she has written two books focusing on the deeds of Fields Of Omagh and Prince Of Penzance.
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