Gr1-Winning Sire Our Maizcay Euthanased Aged 18

Friday, 15th October 2010

In Australia, multiple Gr1-winning stallion Our Maizcay (Maizcay-Maire Viita, by Dalsaan) has been euthansed at Minumurra Stud near Glen Innes in northern NSW aged 18. Our Maizcay (bred at Widden Stud but initially raced in New Zealand) recorded 13 wins from 19 starts: 7-in-succession in NZ as a 2YO (including the Listed Wellesley Stakes over 1000m, Listed Welcome Stakes over 1000m, Listed Fairview Ford Stakes over 1000m, Gr3 Eclipse Stakes over 1200m, Listed NZ Magic Millions over 1200m & Gr3 Wakefield Stakes over 1200m) & 6 straight in Australia as a Spring 3YO (including the Gr2 San Domenico Stakes over 1000m, Gr2 Up And Coming Stakes over 1200m, Gr2 Roman Consul Stakes over 1200m, Gr2 Ascot Vale stakes over 1200m, Gr1 VicHealth Cup over 1400m & Gr1 Caulfield Guineas over 1600m. Between those 2 streaks, he also finished 2nd in both the Gr3 Skyline Stakes over 1200m & Gr2 Todman Slipper Trial over 1200m, plus 4th in the Gr1 Golden Slipper over 1200m. Retired to stud in 1996 (initially at Glenlogan Park in Queensland) Our Maizcay has produced 188 winners to date.

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