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Crackerjack King (IRE)

2008 Shamardal (Giant's Causeway) x Claba Di San Jore (Barathea)
Wyndholm Park Stud

Group 1 winner of 7 races in Europe (from 1800-2200m) … by one of the world’s most influential sires in Shamardal (250 stakes horses) … dam had 8 foals to race and 6 achieved black type status … progeny include multiple winners Exalted Queen, Abdicating, Crypto Currency (5 wins), Jack’s A Cracker (5 wins) etc.

Wyndholm Park Stud

Wyndholm Park Stud

Stands at Wyndholm Park Stud
2021 FEE: $6,600

Wyndholm Park’s aim is to create an environment whereby the racehorse will achieve its true genetic ability. Owned by prominent equine veterinarian Dr. Kim McKellar and his wife, Liz, Wyndholm Park was established in 1985 and comprises 600 acres of rich volcanic soil. All paddocks are post and railed or electrified and are constantly renovated and regularly fertilised. Wyndholm Park is situated a stone’s throw from Ballarat racecourse.

171 Gillies Road , Miners Rest, VIC, 3352
0417 532 405
Kim McKellar
0418 508 212

Latest News

New G1 Winner for Shamardal

With five sons at stud in Australia this spring, Shamardal is a sire that holds a lot of interest in this part of the world and he delivered a new Group I winner overnight with Emaraaty Ana taking out the Group I Haydock Sprint Cup (6f).

One to Watch – Ballarat

The Victoria Derby dream is alive tonight for the connections of this impressive staying maiden winner at Ballarat on Sunday.

Crackerjack King Showing Promise

World renowned sire Shamardal is already leaving a lasting legacy through his sire sons with Wyndholm Park based Crackerjack King (IRE) adding to their success and offering budget conscious breeders the opportunity to access this highly progressive sireline.

Shamardal Blood Highlights Crackerjack King

World renowned sire Shamardal has never been going better with three undefeated Group I winning two year-old colts in Europe this year for Godolphin and Victorian breeders have access to his bloodline this spring through not only promising sire Puissance de Lune (IRE), but also the Wyndholm Park based Crackerjack King (IRE).

A Crackerjack Sire

A fast stayer with an exceptional pedigree by an outstanding shuttle sire in Shamardal, Crackerjack King (IRE) stands at Wyndholm Park Stud in Victoria and has his first two year-old runners this season, which are sure to spark interest given the burgeoning stud success being enjoyed by his ill-fated half-brother Jakkalberry (IRE).

He’s a Cracker!

A fast stayer with an exceptional pedigree by an outstanding shuttle sire in Shamardal, Crackerjack King (IRE) is all class and stands at Wyndholm Park Stud in Victoria this spring.




Top Sales

2019 ex Jenni One Sock(AUS)
2020 ex Mystic Spirit(AUS)

Australia Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

Shamardal (USA) 2002
Claba Di San Jore (IRE) 1999
Giant's Causeway (USA) 1997
Helsinki (GB) 1993
Barathea (IRE) 1990
Claw (IRE) 1989
Storm Cat (USA) 1991
Mariah's Storm (USA) 1991
Machiavellian (USA) 1982
Helen Street (GB) 1982
Sadler's Wells (USA) 1981
Brocade (GB) 1981
Law Society (USA) 1982
Crodas (IRE) 1983
Northern Dancer: 4d x5s
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Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
43.5% - (10)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
13% - (3)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
21.7% - (5)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
17.4% - (4)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
4.3% - (1)
Long 2400m+
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

1 wnrs Jack's A Cracker
Face Value
1 wnrs Exalted Queen
Get Square
1 wnrs Crackerjack Lady
1 wnrs Crackerjack Kenny
High Chaparral
1 wnrs Shadow Prey
1 wnrs Crypto Currency
1 wnrs Abdicating
1 wnrs Crackerjack Prince
Show A Heart
1 wnrs Wild About Harry

Race Record

At 2
1st - Premio Campbello (1800) LR
1st - Unraced Colts & Geldings (1800)
At 3
1st - Derby Italiano (2200) Gr.2
1st - Premio Media (2200)
1st - Premio Guido Clerici (2000)
At 4
1st - Premio Presidente Della Repubblica Gbi Racing (2000) Gr.1
1st - Premio Grande (2000)
At 7
3rd - Hyland Underwood Stakes (1800) Gr.1

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2021 FOALS

Crackerjack King

Saturday, October 23
Morphettville Parks Race 2 - 2250m Benchmark 78 0
Jack's A Cracker (ex: Tori Silver)
Tnr: Grant Young

Fee History

2020-$6,600 , 2018-$6,600 , 2017-$6,600

Sons of Shamardal at Stud in Australasia

Grandsons of Giant's Causeway at Stud in Australasia