Gunga Din

Sire: Shamexpress

Dam: Lady Kipling

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Nov 4th, 2015

Country: New Zealand


Laurel Oak Bloodstock Pty Ltd (Mgr: L J Mihalyka), Laurel Oak Rudyard (Mgr: L J Mihalyka), C R Amon, J D C Allen, Mrs C C Young, Ms D M Mahony, G S Tucker, P R Bounds, L J Baker, S M Gregory M J Codling, M K Graham, Mrs J E Wise, R A Wise & A W Reichard

Career Record: 29-6-0-5

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    20.7 %
  • Place
    17.2 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2015

SireO'ReillyLast TycoonTry My Best
SHAMEXPRESS (NZ) CourtzaPompeii Court
2009VolkroseVolksraadGreen Desert
  Rose WorldGrosvenor
DamSavabeelZabeelSir Tristram
LADY KIPLING (NZ) Savannah SuccessSuccess Express
2007AkelaAl AkbarSuccess Express
  ZephanaZephyr Bay

SHAMEXPRESS (NZ) (Bay 2009-Stud 2014). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, 2d VRC Sprint Classic, Gr.1. Leading NZ First Season Sire in 2017-18. Sire of 25 rnrs, 9 wnrs, inc. SW Cyber Attack (Hawkes Bay El Roca Trophy, L), London Express, SP Qiji Express, Diva Express and of Tiny Terror, Xpressmymind, Kaipaki, Embrace Me, Lucky Mission, Mr Hooper and of the placegetters Ava Bella, Surfliner, Yulong Express, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

LADY KIPLING, by Savabeel. 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$442,925, Waikato RC Cal Isuzu S., Gr.2, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, ARC Eagle Technology S., Gr.3, Fuji Zerox H., Counties RC Campbell Tyson Cooper White H., BOP RC Hardware & Plumbing Centennial H., Feilding JC Courtesy Ford Redcraze Bowl H., Hawkes Bay Bruce Perry Bloodstock H., Traderacks H., Waikato RC Riv Cafe & Bar H., 2d WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, Avondale JC La-Z-Boy Chair 2YO H., 3d Levin Classic, Gr.1, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Mark Walker Champion Trainer 2YO H., 4th ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1-twice, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, BOP RC Tauranga S., Gr.3. Half-sister to Lady Chapel. Dam of two named foals, neither raced.


2nd dam

Akela, by Al Akbar. 6 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$77,900, ARC Auckland International Airport H., Waikato RC Danske Mobler H., WRC Central Forklifts H., 2d Egmont RC Fayette Park S., Gr.3, Manawatu RC Standard H., 3d ARC JRA Trophy, BOP RC Stewart Browne Electrical Services H., 4th WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, CJC Timaru S., L, BOP RC Tauranga Classic, L, Levin S.H., L. Half-sister to The Tart (dam of HIRSCHBERG). Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

LADY KIPLING (Savabeel). 11 wins. See above.

Lady Chapel (King's Chapel). Winner at 1200m, 2d Waikato RC Star Way S., L, WRC Wellesley S., L, ARC John Deere Agrowquip H., 3d Waikato RC Brokerweb Risk Services 2YO H., 4th Counties Challenge S., L.

Highly Secret. 3 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$121,590, WATC Amelia Park Wines H., Tabtouch Mobile App H., 2d WATC Magic Millions Raceday H., Bidvest WA H., Athol Macintyre H., Safe Drinking Water H., Congrats Ben Paterson Leading Apprentice H., NYD Event Perth Cup Day H., 3d WATC Rentokil Pest in the West H., Westspeed Sprint H.

Kilkenny. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d ARC Darci Brahma H.

Baubo. Winner at 1250m, 3d ATC More Than Ready at Vinery P., MVRC Shop for Shops H.

Gokella. Winner at 1400m in Aust.


3rd dam

ZEPHANA, by Zephyr Bay. Unraced. Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Akela (Al Akbar). 6 wins. See above.

Al Shamahl. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1150m, 1400m, Avondale JC Cambridge Thoroughbred Sales H., Matamata RC Farmlands H., 3d Waikato RC Scott Lucock Racing Stables H., Avondale JC Lion Red H. Dam of-

Roly Poly. 4 wins at 1400m, Waikato RC Regal Haulage H., BOP RC Wealleans Groundspread H., Green Natural Health Clinic H., 2d BOP RC Taylor Bros Transport H.

Cheung Sil Hong Sil. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Korea.

Sylvaner's Star. Winner at 1400m in NZ.

Administer. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

The Tart. Placed at 2 in NZ. Dam of-

HIRSCHBERG (Sea Road). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$286,220, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L, AMP Interactive Centre Cup, BTC Mater Hospitals 2YO H., QTC Cafe 21 H., S&L Fruit & Veg H., BTC Nestles H., 2d Townsville Cup, BTC Wastewise H., QTC Hot Reception H., Gunsynd H., Hayai H., 3d QTC Exhibition H., Aqueduct H., BTC Hamilton Hotel H., 4th QTC Easter Cup, L.


4th dam

SYLVANER, by In the Purple. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, Pahiatua RC Hatuma Lime H., Woodville DJC George Morgan H., 3d ARC Ladies Mile, Gr.3, Franklin RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3, Waipa RC Galilee S., L, Wanganui JC Jackson S., L. Half-sister to Harmony (dam of ALL GLORY). Dam of 3 foals, 2 to race, both winners, inc:-

Pinotage. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1300m, VATC Rawdon P.H.


5th dam

GOLDEN VOICE II, by Sovereign Path. Placed at 2 in GB. Half-sister to Blue Linnet. Dam of 9 foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

SYLVANER (In the Purple). 7 wins. See above.

Harmony. 2 wins at 1200m, 1250m in NZ. Dam of-

ALL GLORY (Vice Regal). Joint third on The 1984-85 NZ 2YO Free H. 3 wins at 2, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Avondale JC Juvenile H., Te Aroha JC Juvenile H., 2d Waikato RC Nursery H., 3d ARC DB Export H., 4th QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2. Sire.

Edict. Placed, 2d SAJC Thierry Boutsen Country H. Dam of-

BELLEDICTION (Blevic). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$103,090, SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L, Sacred Heart Football Club H. Dam of-

ADDICTION TO ROCK (Rock of Gibraltar). 10 wins to 1400m, A$349,660, SAJC City of Marion S., L, 2d SAJC WH Wylie H., L.


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