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Sassie (IRE)

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AGE: 4

GENDER: filly


FOALED: 30 March 2015

SIRE: Rip Van Winkle
DAM: Star of Gibraltar

BREEDER: Worksop Manor Stud

PURCHASED: Tattersalls Horses In Training Sale, July 2019 (Lot 438)

OWNER: L Vincent, S Hull & S Hollings

TRAINER: MW Easterby (Sheriff Hutton)




A new arrival from the Tattersalls Horses in Training Sales 2019 and was formerly trained by Sylvester Kirk. She is a winner at Brighton and twice at Kempton. Sassie is a nice staying type and a half sister to four times winner Percy Street.

Stallion reference

RIP VAN WINKLE (IRE), Bay horse, 2006, by Galileo (IRE), out of Looking Back (IRE), by Stravinsky (USA). Champion 3yr old miler in Europe in 2009. Champion older horse in Europe in 2010 (9.5-10.5f.). Won 5 races, value £1,201,333, at 2 to 4, from 7 furlongs to 1 mile 2 furlongs, BGC Sussex Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.1, Juddmonte International Stakes, York, Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Tyros Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.3, also placed second in Coral Eclipse Stakes, Sandown Park, Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Sussex Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.1, Irish Champion Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.1. Retired to Stud in 2011.

Race entries

DateTimeCourseRace JockeyStatus

Wed 21 Aug 19 4.15York Sky Bet Handicap Entry

Race wins

Date Race Jockey Racecourse

05/06/19 Bet At racingtv.com Handicap (Jockey Club Grassroots Flat Stayers' Qualifier) 2m Oisin Murphy Kempton Park

15/11/18 100% Profit Boost At 32redsport.com Handicap 2m Luke Morris Kempton Park

01/05/18 Racing Welfare Handicap 1m 4f Luke Morris Brighton

Sassie: Three generation pedigree


bay filly

30 March 2015
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) Galileo (IRE) Sadler's Wells (USA)
Urban Sea (USA)
Looking Back (IRE) Stravinsky (USA)
Mustique Dream
Star of Gibraltar Rock of Gibraltar (IRE) Danehill (USA)
Offshore Boom
Fallen Star Brief Truce (USA)
Rise And Fall

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