Debut 2YO Winner for Nicconi

Tara Madgwick - Saturday January 23

WA owners Barry and Jan McRostie had plenty of success a few years back with talented stakes-winning Nicconi mare Caipirinha and they look set for more success with a two year-old daughter of the same sire in Michelada.

Michelada wins at Ascot - image Perth Racing Twitter

Prepared by Simon Miller, Michelada made a winning debut at Ascot on Saturday scoring a stylish half length win in the 1000m sprint.

A $210,000 Magic Millions purchase from the Widden Stud draft, Michelada was the most expensive yearling by Nicconi sold at the Gold Coast in 2020 even though she was offered in Book 2.


Michelada as a yearling.

She is the first foal of Coleta, a metropolitan winner in Perth by Tale of the Cat (USA) from the family of Group III winner Delicious.

Nicconi yearlings were popular at Magic Millions averaging $151,429 in Book 1 and he has a strong line up at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale where 11 have been catalogued, click here to see them..



Race Result - Crown Perth Plate 1000m

Ascot Track: Good(4) Time: 0:59.31
T: Simon Miller J: W Pike 54
2f Nicconi (AUS) x Coleta (AUS) (Tale Of The Cat (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $210,000
V:Widden Stud, Widden Valley, NSW
B: Simon Miller Racing
Heavenly Waters
T: Roy Rogers J: Lucy Warwick 57
2f Headwater (AUS) x Serafina (AUS) (Snitzel (AUS))
MM Perth Yearling Sale Book 2 $9,000
V:Secret View Thoroughbreds, Elleker, WA
B: Roy Rogers
MM National Weanling Sale $3,500
V:Glastonbury Farms Scone NSW
B: Secret View Thoroughbreds
Sneaky Chance
T: T M Andrews J: J Whiting 54
2f I'm All The Talk (AUS) x Snuglet (AUS) (Scenic (IRE))
MM Perth Yearling Sale Book 1 $42,500
V:Mungrup Stud, Narrikup, WA
B: Trevor Andrews
T: Roy Rogers J: C Nicoll 54
2f Snippetson (AUS) x Princess Gemma (AUS) (Dr Fong (USA))
MM Perth Yearling Sale Book 2 $42,500
V:Scenic Lodge, Muchea, WA
B: Roy Rogers
State Of Power
T: Simon Miller J: Natasha Faithfull 54
2f Dream Ahead (USA) x Fully Chargeable (AUS) (Charge Forward (AUS))
MM Perth Yearling Sale Book 1 $55,000
V:Willow Dale Farm, Waroona, WA
B: Simon Miller Racing
Toppa The Mountain
T: D L Morton J: Chris Parnham 58
2g Sessions (AUS) x Shengmu (AUS) (Fath (USA))
Gorgeous Gossip
T: P H Jordan J: Ms L Staples 54
2f I'm All The Talk (AUS) x Just As Beautiful (AUS) (Beautiful Crown (USA))
MM Perth Yearling Sale Book 2 $30,000
V:Mungrup Stud, Narrikup, WA
B: Paul Jordan
Be Optimistic
T: Luke Fernie J: S O'Donnell 54
2f Blackfriars (AUS) x Mekie's Dream (AUS) (Pluck (USA))
MM Perth Yearling Sale Book 2 $36,000
V:Scenic Lodge, Muchea, WA
B: Peter & Luke Fernie
Buster's Force
T: D R Harrison J: Joseph Azzopardi 56
2c Air Force Blue (USA) x Timepegi (AUS) (Time Thief (AUS))
MM Perth Yearling Sale Book 1 $130,000
V:Alwyn Park Stud, Serpentine, WA
B: Bridge Patrol Lodge Pty Ltd
Magical Queen
T: M Santich J: Laqdar Ramoly 52.5
2f Alfred Nobel (IRE) x Magical Memories (AUS) (Bletchley Park (IRE))
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