Sire: Snitzel

Colour: Chestnut

Dam: Distant Thunder

Sex: Horse

Age: 6

Foaled: Oct 23, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: Maroon, White Star, White And Maroon Stars Sleeves, White And Maroon Star Cap

Owners: O Lindsay, G Lindsay & Ms J Lindsay

41: 11 - 2 - 5
Wins: 26.8%
Place: 17.1%




Chestnut horseFoaled in 2013

SireRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
SNITZEL (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2002Snippets' LassSnippetsLunchtime
  Snow FinchStorm Bird
DamDistant MusicDistant ViewMr. Prospector
DISTANT THUNDER (AUS) MusicantiNijinsky
2005WoodhavenRancherBrave Lad
  Iris TideIrish River

SNITZEL (AUS) (Bay 2002-Stud 2006). 7 wins-4 at 2, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire twice. Sire of 959 rnrs, 707 wnrs, 87 SW, inc. Trapeze Artist (ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1), Shamus Award, Estijaab, Redzel, Summer Passage, Invader, Russian Revolution, Hot Snitzel, Sweet Idea, Sizzling, Snitzerland, Wandjina, Heavenly Blue, I Am Excited, Spill the Beans, Menari, Showtime, Snitty Kitty, Thronum, French Emotion, Time for War, etc.


1st dam

DISTANT THUNDER, by Distant Music. Raced twice. Half-sister to MAGIC ACES. Dam of four foals, three to race, two winners, inc:-

Nariko (f. by Not a Single Doubt). 4 wins to 1200m, A$116,335, to 2018-19, MRC Clanbrooke Racing H., Ballarat TC Hertz H., 2d SAJC City of Marion S., L.

Another Coldie (c. by Snitzel). 10 wins. See below.

Aussie Empress (f. by Holy Roman Emperor). Placed at 3 in Aust.


2nd dam

WOODHAVEN, by Rancher. Placed in Aust. Dam of 8 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

MAGIC ACES (Dr Johnson). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1900m, A$146,995, WATC Crystal Slipper S., L, Aquanita S., L, Five Veg H., 2d WATC JC Roberts S., L, 3d WATC Derby, Gr.1, WATC Belgravia S., L, Peter's Giant Sandwich H., 4th Western Australian Guineas, Gr.2, WATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3.

Hey Blondie. 5 wins to 1400m, A$84,611, WATC H., Crown Club H., 2d WATC H., 3d WATC Perthracing H. Dam of-

Barefoot. 3 wins from 1000m to 1800m, A$292,150, in 2018-19, GCTC Aquisfarm on Instragram H., Membership for Christmas Gift P., Ipswich TC Somerset Funerals P., 2d BRC Sunfresh Linen H., SCTC Coastline BMW X5 H., 3d SCTC James Squire 150 Lashes H., 4th GCTC Magic Millions Guineas, RL.

Aussie Anthem. 3 wins at 1200m, WATC Starglow H., 3d WATC Rosemount Show Reserve H.

Mon Desir. 3 wins at 1000m, WATC Sheer Kingston H., Pop Standen H., Don Martin H., 3d WATC Whisper of Spring H., Powerade H., Redcliffe H.

Coni Bay. Unplaced. Dam of-

Irish Heart. 2 wins at 1350m, 1500m in Aust.


3rd dam

IRIS TIDE, by Irish River. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1400m, 1500m in Italy. Sister to IRISH FOREVER, half-sister to NATIVE RISEN STAR, Pasquinade (dam of MAKA INA), Vision of Spirit. Dam of 6 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Fraische. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m in Aust. Producer.

Boardroom Gem. Unraced. Dam of-

Bunglung. 6 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$93,125, VATC Ricochet Rosie H., Kapalaran H., Heatherton H., 2d MVRC Grosby H., VATC June H., Goleen H., Dublin H., 3d VATC Surround H., VRC Gipsy Queen H., VATC Mighty Kingdom H., Winter H., Kallista H. Dam of-

Isle of Majorca. 5 wins from 1600m to 2500m, A$173,990, VRC Michael Osborne Tribute H., MVRC Visy P.H., 2d VRC The Curragh H., MRC Lucrative H., 3d VRC George Watson Novice Final Hurdle, Think Big H., MVRC Peter Hay 2YO H.

Simplex. 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$96,650, Sunshine Coast 2YO Classic, QTC Royal Paree H., Lyndhurst Stud H., 2d QTC Cleanevent H., Guineas Room P., BTC ECS & Premier Fire H.


4th dam

VIENDRA, by Raise a Native. 3 wins, Hollywood Park Convenience S., L, 2d Hollywood Park Matinee H., L, Newbury Sir Charles Clore Memorial S., L, Newcastle Virginia S., L. Three-quarter-sister to Kindheartedness (dam of ENDOW), half-sister to Elzevir (dam of BELLZEVIR), Timely Affair (dam of MORNING FROLIC, ICY TIME). Dam of 11 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

IRISH FOREVER (Irish River). 5 wins-4 at 2, US$264,892, Laurel Selima S., Gr.3, Meadowlands Salem County S., L, Monmouth Junior Champion S., L, Pimlico Hilltop S., L, 2d Saratoga Nijana S., Gr.3, Arlington Park Pucker Up S., Gr.3, Hollywood Park Miesque S., L. Producer.

NATIVE RISEN STAR (Risen Star). 2 wins at 1m, 8½f, Remington Park Redbud H., L. Producer.

Vision of Spirit (Chief's Crown). 3 wins-1 at 2- in Germany, Grosser Preis von St Moritz, 2d Frauenfeld Grosser Preis des Casino Konstanz, 3d Baden-Baden Kronimus Rennen, L.

Pasquinade (Sir Ivor). 3 wins, 3d Arlington Breeders' Cup H., L. Dam of-

MAKA INA (Carnivalay). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 8¼f, Penn National Dainty Dotsie H., L, Philadelphia Park Channel Three S., L, 3d Penn National White Rose S., L, 4th Penn National Dainty Dotsie H., L.

Transatlantic. 3 wins from 1m to 9f, Sandown Ford H., Kempton Australian Night H.


Race Record: 31 Starts 10-2-5 A$451,975.

10 wins from 1100m to 2000m, A$451,975, to 2018-19, SAJC Adelaide Cup Raceday H., Kyneton Cup, VRC Country Cup, SAJC Schweppes Oaks Raceday H., MRC Polytrack H., 2d VRC David Bourke Provincial H., 3d Werribee RC Werribee Cup, MRC Ladbrokes Odds Boost H., Thoroughbred Club H.

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