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Nicconi (AUS)


One of Australia’s most popular stallions & sire of the fastest horse in the world (Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings 2021) and Australian Horse of the Year, Nature Strip (6 Group 1s) … sire of 40 stakes horses of $51 million … 70% winners to runners … sire of this season’s exciting 2YO Scorched Earth (5.2L winner of SA Magic Millions) … yearlings have sold for $420k, $370k, $300k, $260k etc.

Widden Victoria

Widden Victoria

Stands at Widden Victoria
2023 FEE: $22,000

A superbly appointed farm with spacious, safe paddocks, Widden Stud Victoria is the perfect location from which to base mares for the Victorian breeding season. Widden Victoria offers the full suite of bloodstock services, from covering mares and foaling down right through to weaning, sales preparation, breaking in and pre-training. The key systems and processes Widden Stud has used to achieve premium results from our Hunter Valley farm over more than a century have been brought into practice in Victoria.

56 Mt Eliza Road , Kerrie, VIC, 3434
+61 (03) 5428 5168
Antony Thompson - NSW
0427 470 507
Matt Comerford - NSW
0424 742 672
Adam Henry - VIC
0428 036 472
Philip Marshall - VIC
0407 853 782

Latest News

Nicconi a Newsmaker on Saturday

Widden Stud stalwart Nicconi had an interesting Saturday featuring as a broodmare sire with his first Group I winner when Magic Time won the Group I MRC Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes and at Ascot in Perth he added a new stakes-winner to his tally when Amber Glide won the Listed WATC Jungle Mist Classic (1200m).

Widden Stud Victoria Stallions on Parade – Test Your Mare with a Hypothetical Mating

The weather was cold, but the stallions were hot at the Widden Stud Victoria stallion parade on Friday with a big crowd in attendance to see nine stallions representing a great mix of promising and proven sire talent.

Three on the Trot for Nicconi Sprinter

He’s a big strong chestnut speedster by Nicconi and while he’s not exactly Nature Strip, Twin Perfection is building a nice record and posted his third successive win at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Widden Stud Proven Play

Choosing a proven sire that you know can get a Group I winner is one way of lessening the risk when what you really want to do is a breed a winner and Widden Stud’s Proven Play is going to prove hard to resist!

Milestone Winner for Star Witness

Widden Stud already had three stallions on their roster for this spring in the century club for siring 100 Australian winners this season in Zoustar, Nicconi and Magnus and added a fourth over the weekend when Star Witness also achieved the feat for the sixth year in a row!

Nicconi Filly Blitzes Rivals in G3 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes

Talented Nicconi filly Bossy Nic was narrowly beaten in a Listed race in Adelaide on debut and confirmed that potential when powering clear at Flemington on Saturday for a dominant victory in the Group III VRC Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes (1200m).

Current Runners Accepted

Thursday, November 30
Mackay Race 3 - 1560m Restricted 55
Thunder Knob (ex: Dane Set And Match) Tnr: Michael L Evans Rdr: Adrian Layt
Friday, December 1
Canberra Race 2 - 1000m Maiden
Norris (ex: Eternal Circle) Tnr: Anthony Warren Rdr: Emma Ly
Randwick-Kensington Race 6 - 1400m Benchmark 72
Serene Nic (ex: Ningbo) Tnr: Matthew Smith Rdr: Nash Rawiller
Randwick-Kensington Race 6 - 1400m Benchmark 72
Miss Checkoni (ex: Incheck) Tnr: Nick Mitchell Rdr:
Mudgee Race 3 - 1100m Benchmark 58
Climate Control (ex: Avoid Lightning) Tnr: Jeremy Gask Rdr: Heavelon Van Der Hoven
Mornington Race 5 - 1000m Class 1
My Haruconi (ex: Spring Glory) Tnr: Phillip Stokes Rdr: Daniel Moor
Rockhampton Race 8 - 1200m Class 3
Nic Me Some (ex: Topkamp) Tnr: Kerrod Smyth Rdr: Jason Taylor
Sunshine Coast Race 3 - 1200m Maiden
Nicconium (ex: Somnium) Tnr: Annabel Neasham Rdr: Damien Thornton
Saturday, December 2
Ascot Race 7 - 1400m Open
Dreamers Never Die (ex: White Mouse) Tnr: Luke Fernie Rdr: Clint Johnston-Porter
Ascot Race 8 - 1400m Open
Amber Glide (ex: Royal Devotion) Tnr: Ross Price Rdr: Joseph Azzopardi
Doomben Race 7 - 1200m Open
She's A Rogue (ex: Quelle Liaison) Tnr: Chris Munce Rdr: Kyle Wilson-Taylor
King Island Race 2 - 1000m Class B
Delightful Dodger (ex: No Excuses Bec) Tnr: Bill Hayes Rdr: Thomas Doyle
Morphettville Parks Race 7 - 1000m Restricted 64
Huntley Lady (ex: Vis A Tergo) Tnr: David Jolly Rdr: Kayla Crowther
Rosehill Race 5 - 1400m Benchmark 78
Serene Nic (ex: Ningbo) Tnr: Matthew Smith Rdr: Tyler Schiller
Saturday, December 2
Goondiwindi Race 2 - 1200m Benchmark 60 0
Doctor Teekay (ex: Mrs Ledden)
Tnr: Mark Currie
Gunnedah Race 3 - 1250m Benchmark 58 0
Shikanic (ex: Vanishka)
Tnr: Scott Singleton
Mt Isa Race 3 - 1000m Benchmark 55 0
Devil (ex: Altamira)
Tnr: Melissa Bieri
Newcastle Race 4 - 1400m Class 1 0
Primary Purpose (ex: Levenses)
Tnr: Gregory Hickman
Thangool Race 2 - 1075m Benchmark 60 0
Magic On Ice (ex: Ice Dancer)
Tnr: Jason Devine
Thangool Race 3 - 1600m Benchmark 55 0
Adam's Apple (ex: Garden Of Eden)
Tnr: Jason Devine
Thangool Race 5 - 1200m Maiden 0
Piccolo Nikki (ex: Hippolyta Queen)
Tnr: Joe Halpin
Townsville Race 7 - 1000m Maiden 0
Nic Legacy (ex: Lucky Legacy)
Tnr: Patrick McGuire
Yarra Glen Race 5 - 1200m Restricted 58 0
Nicking Gracie (ex: Hayley Grace)
Tnr: Robert Palm
Oakleigh (ex: Bluetrice)
Tnr: Ray Besanko
Sunday, December 3
Armidale Race 2 - 1100m Open 0
Kirra Lass (ex: Crystal Jewel)
Tnr: Stephen Lee
Armidale Race 4 - 1100m Benchmark 58 0
Shikanic (ex: Vanishka)
Tnr: Scott Singleton
Clare Race 2 - 1800m Restricted 56 0
Eterea (ex: Germayne Lass)
Tnr: Garret Lynch
Hawkesbury Race 2 - 1300m Benchmark 64 0
Peekays Legacy (ex: Briars Lass)
Tnr: Lou Mary
Serene Nic (ex: Ningbo)
Tnr: Matthew Smith
Pinjarra Race 3 - 1200m Maiden 0
Rustic Rose (ex: Lady Denman)
Tnr: Maddison Vanmaris
Pinjarra Race 7 - 1200m Class 1 0
Sentimental Belle (ex: Sentimental Star)
Tnr: G and A Williams
Traralgon Race 5 - 1100m Benchmark 64 0
Nicking Gracie (ex: Hayley Grace)
Tnr: Robert Palm
Monday, December 4
Ballina Race 1 - 1250m Benchmark 66 0
Bullet Force (ex: Bedizened)
Tnr: Marcus Wilson
Ballina Race 3 - 1400m Benchmark 58 0
Bullet Force (ex: Bedizened)
Tnr: Marcus Wilson
Ballina Race 4 - 1250m Class 1 0
Casino Nicconi (ex: Casino Bride)
Tnr: Stephen Randall
Queanbeyan Race 5 - 900m Maiden 0
Norris (ex: Eternal Circle)
Tnr: Anthony Warren
Red Niccerz (ex: Scarlett Rouge)
Tnr: Gary Crossley
Tuesday, December 5
Bendigo Race 5 - 1000m Benchmark 58 0
My Haruconi (ex: Spring Glory)
Tnr: Phillip Stokes
Bendigo Race 8 - 1300m Class 1 0
Hanging Rock (ex: Martindale Hall)
Tnr: Ben Brisbourne
Narromine Race 4 - 1100m Class 1 0
Climate Control (ex: Avoid Lightning)
Tnr: Jeremy Gask
Narromine Race 6 - 1100m Maiden 0
Olimba (ex: Holy Opera)
Tnr: Jeremy Sylvester




Top Sales

2021 ex Fairly Feline(USA)
2021 ex Valentine Miss(AUS)
2021 ex Brightlands Star(AUS)
2021 ex Rock Garden(AUS)
2021 ex Create Some Magic(AUS)

Australia Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

Bianconi (USA) 1995
Nicola Lass (AUS) 1995
Danzig (USA) 1977
Fall Aspen (USA) 1976
Scenic (IRE) 1986
Dubai Lass (AUS) 1988
Northern Dancer (CAN) 1968
Pas De Nom (USA) 1968
Pretense (USA) 1969
Change Water (USA) 1969
Sadler's Wells (USA) 1982
Idyllic (USA) 1982
Bletchingly (AUS) 1970
Frivolous Lass (NZ) 1978
Natalma: 4s x5d
Nearctic: 4s x5d
Northern Dancer: 3s x4d

Runners Today

Race 3 Thunder Knob 5g ex: Dane Set And Match
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Yesterday's Results

2nd Gawler: Eterea 5m ex Germayne Lass
2nd Sandown-Lakeside: Glowlight 4m ex Phosphorescence
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Australasian Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
66.4% - (1119)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
20.6% - (347)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
8.4% - (141)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
3.6% - (60)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
1% - (16)
Long 2400m+
0.1% - (1)

Top Nicks

7 wnrs , (2 sw) It's Been A Battle
Metal Storm
4 wnrs , (2 sw) Graceful Girl
More Than Ready
15 wnrs , (1 sw) Hear The Chant
10 wnrs , (1 sw) Time Awaits
Exceed And Excel
10 wnrs , (1 sw) Scorched Earth
Elusive Quality
7 wnrs , (1 sw) Tony Nicconi
Fastnet Rock
7 wnrs , (1 sw) William Thomas
Tale Of The Cat
7 wnrs , (1 sw) Concealer
7 wnrs , (1 sw) Exclusive Lass
5 wnrs , (1 sw) Faatinah

Race Record

At 3
1st - The Coffey Projects The Galaxy (1100) Gr.1
1st - Wellington R.C. Stakes (1400) LR
1st - Valleyevents.Net.Au Hcp (82) (1000)
2nd - D'Urban Stakes (1400) Gr.2
3rd - Danehill Stakes (1200) Gr.3
3rd - Veolia Darby Munro Stakes (1200) LR
4th - Cadbury Guineas (1600) Gr.1
4th - Sydney City Lexus T J Smith (1200) Gr.1
At 4
1st - Coolmore Lightning Stakes (1000) Gr.1
1st - Mitty's McEwen Stakes (1000) Gr.3
3rd - Sportingbet Manikato Stakes (1200) Gr.1
4th - King's Stand Stakes (1000) Gr.1

Fee History

2022-$22,000 , 2021-$27,500 , 2020-$27,500 , 2019-$38,500 , 2018-$24,750 , 2017-$16,500 , 2016-$11,000 , 2015-$11,000 , 2014-$13,200 , 2013-$17,600 , 2012-$19,250 , 2011-$22,000 , 2010-$22,000