Celtic Tiger

Celtic Tiger

Sire: O'Reilly

Dam: Miraculous Miss

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Aug 16th, 2012

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Navy And White Halves, Navy Cap


R L Harding, Mrs J E Harding, R & C Legh Racing Pty Ltd Synd (Mgr: R P Legh), Pendant Equine Synd (Mgrs: F J, Mrs P A Frost & A S, Mrs C L Ballard), Wright Racing Synd (Mgr: P J Wright) & Nearco Stud Ltd Synd (Mgr: G R Tomlinson)

Career Record: 8-1-1-0

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    12.5 %
  • Place
    12.5 %





Bay coltFoaled in 2012

SireLast TycoonTry My BestNorthern Dancer
O'REILLY (NZ) Mill PrincessMill Reef
1993CourtzaPompeii CourtTell
  HunzaPakistan II
DamExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
2006Galway LassRhythmMr. Prospector

O'REILLY (NZ) (Brown 1993-Stud 1997). 4 wins, Levin RC Bayer Classic S., Gr.1. Champion NZ Sire 4 times. Sire of 1119 rnrs, 758 wnrs, 84 SW, inc. Silent Achiever (New Zealand Derby, Gr.1), Shamrocker, Alamosa, The Jewel, Final Destination, O'Marilyn, Sacred Falls, Maco'reilly, Guyno, Swick, Master O'Reilly, Shamexpress, Hera, Joey Massino, Irlanda, Bohemian Lily, Burbero, Kerry O'Reilly, Kelly O'Reilly, Pussy Willow, President Lincoln, etc.


1st dam

Miraculous Miss, by Exceed and Excel. Winner at 2, 2d MVRC William Crockett S., L, 3d MVRC Agar Cleaning P. Sister to OUTDO. Dam of two named foals, both winners-

AVISTO (f. by Tavistock). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$94,100, to 2014-15, ARC Great Northern Foal S., L, Soliloquy S., L, Wanganui JC Fordell O'Leary S., L, 3d ARC Barfoot & Thompson 2YO S.

CELTIC TIGER (c. by O'Reilly). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

Galway Lass, by Rhythm. 5 wins from 1600m to 2300m, NZ$139,715, Egmont Cup, Hawke's Bay Williams & Kettle Livestock H., Noel Eales Racing Stables H., Craggy Range Winery H., 2d Auckland Cup, Gr.1, 3d New Zealand Cup, Gr.2, Manawatu Cup, Gr.3. Half-sister to PURE HARMONY, Irish Rebel. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

OUTDO (Exceed and Excel). Winner at 2, A$91,627, VRC Anzac Day S., L, 2d MVRC Mee's Buses 2YO H.

Miraculous Miss (Exceed and Excel). Winner. See above.

Galway Warrior. Winner at 1400m, 2d VRC Leilani Series H., Lanec Services H., TRC Tasracingclub.com.au P.

O'Fennessy. Placed to 2015-16 in Aust.


3rd dam

BALLYCAIRN, by Zabeel. 2 wins at 2000m, 2200m, Waikato RC Te Rapa Family Market H., WRC Ra Ora Stud H., 2d WRC More FM H., 3d ARC Ellerslie Four Square H., Waikato RC Supporters H. Three-quarter-sister to (Our) Coleraine, half-sister to DEIANIRA. Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

PURE HARMONY (Stravinsky). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1500m, A$208,670, MVRC Woodstock Classic Oaks, Gr.2, MRC Shoobra 2YO H., Beau Sovereign H., 2d VRC TCL Plasma H., 3d SAJC Irish Day H., 4th VRC Waltzing Lily H., L.

Galway Lass (Rhythm). 5 wins. See above.

Irish Rebel (Danehill Dancer). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1400m, Manawatu RC New Zealand Bloodstock 2YO H., Singapore TC Class 4 H., 2d ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, Matamata RC Slipper S., L, Singapore TC Novice S., Graduation S., Canadian Alumni S., Benchmark 74 H., Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Class 3 H., Class 4 H.-3 times, 4th Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2.

Polyantha. 5 wins from 1400m to 2100m, ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H., Shamrock Recruitment H., Waikato RC Dunstan Feeds Qualifier, Ebony Grosve H., 3d Waikato RC Lallemand H.

Cape South. 3 wins from 1600m to 2050m, MRC Josephine H., 2d MRC Visit H., Bruce Patchell H., 3d VRC Moet & Chandon H. Producer.

Hughie's Hope. Winner at 2100m in NZ.

From the Kremlin. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Catch the Day. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

Fastfoot. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1250m to 1600m, NZ$96,070, to 2015-16, North Canterbury RC Coupland's Bakeries H., CJC Ford Fiesta on Cup Day H., Taranaki RC Seaton Park H., Wanganui JC AME Electrical H., 2d Waikato RC Shaune Ritchie Racing Stables 2YO H., 3d CJC Canterbury Club Luncheon H., Waikato RC Lodge City Rentals H., Marton JC Rangitikei Tyre Centre 2YO H.

Fast Catch. 2 wins at 1600m in 2014-15, 2d BOP RC Laser Plumbing Te Puke H.


4th dam

CAILIN OIR, by Sallust. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to CONAN, half-sister to GHAZWAN, Gerard Street, Reggae Rhythm, Attanagh (dam of TRISTANAGH). Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

DEIANIRA (Taufan). 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$99,015, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Park Exhibition Hotel Melbourne H., L, ARC Saltram Wine Sprint H., Waikato RC Equine Pacific H., BOP RC John Dyke Ford H., Cambridge JC El Ganador Stud H., Rotorua RC Four Canoes Hotel H., 2d BOP RC Tauranga Classic, L, 3d ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Forbes Printing & Packaging Sprint H., Avondale JC Buteline Industries Improvers' H., Waikato RC Kalgoorlie H., 4th Waikato Draught Sprint, Gr.1. Producer.

(Our) Coleraine (Sir Tristram). 2 wins at 2, QTC Look Aloft 2YO H., 3d QTC Air France H., L.

Ballycairn. 2 wins. See above.


Race Record: 4 Starts 1-1-0 A$71,390.

Winner at 1600m in 2015-16, SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L, 2d MRC Royal Hotel 2YO H.