Dia De Reyes

Dia De Reyes

Sire: Showcasing

Dam: Valicious

Colour: Brown

Gender: Colt

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Oct 30th, 2013

Country: New Zealand


A C Kennedy, M T Cheers, R J Palmer, Porks For Life (Mgr: A C Kennedy)





Brown coltFoaled in 2013

SireOasis DreamGreen DesertDanzig
SHOWCASING (GB) HopeDancing Brave
2007ArabesqueZafonicGone West
DamDon EduardoZabeelSir Tristram
VALICIOUS (NZ) Diamond LoverSticks and Stones

SHOWCASING (GB) (Bay 2007-Stud 2011). 2 wins at 2, York Gimcrack S., Gr.2. Leading NZ Sire of 2YOs & Leading First Season Sire in 2014-15. Sire of 284 rnrs, 154 wnrs, 14 SW, inc. Quiet Reflection (Royal Ascot Commonwealth Cup, Gr.1), Prize Exhibit, Showboy - Jade Fortune (H.K.), Toocoolforschool, Conselice, Tasleet, Cappella Sansevero, Cylinder Beach, Caorunn, Maximum Aurelius, Moonlit Show, Accipiter, Hardline, Raghu, SP Cavallucci, etc.


1st dam

VALICIOUS, by Don Eduardo. Unraced. Dam of two named foals, both raced-

Dia de Reyes (c. by Showcasing). See below.

Valentia (g. by Iffraaj). Placed in 2016-17 in NZ.


2nd dam

VALIDIFY, by Kashani. 2 wins at 2, CJC South Island 2YO S., L, Waikato RC Star Way S., L, 3d Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3, Otago RC Champagne S., L, 4th WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2. Half-sister to MR OBNOXIOUS. Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

Voracity - Dragon Glory (H.K.). 2 wins at 1400m, 1650m in NZ and HK, HKJC Indian Recreation Challenge Cup, 2d HKJC Magnolia H., Tsung Pak Long H., Dumbarton H., Guia Hill H., 3d HKJC Ulsan H., Beijing Clubhouse H., Tai Po H., Lok Fu H., Yan Chai Trophy.

Boy (Sing.). 3 wins at 1600m, 1800m in Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC Initiation P., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Initiation P., Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Que Expresion H., Class 4 H.

Forfeiture. 2 wins at 1600m, 2200m in NZ.

Stradify - First Present (Sing.). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Singapore TC Panasonic E-Cam S., Novice H., 2d Singapore TC Initiation P., Progressive H., Kranji C S.-twice, Graduation S., Class 3 H., 3d Singapore TC Graduation S.


3rd dam

VALIDATE, by Grosvenor. Winner at 2, CJC Southwire 2YO H., 2d CJC Countrywide Bank H., 4th CJC Welcome S., L. Three-quarter-sister to Thatcher, half-sister to Royal Assent, Art Lover (dam of STRENGTH 'N HONOUR). Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

VALIDIFY (Kashani). 2 wins. See above.

MR OBNOXIOUS (Waikiki Star). Winner at 1800m, CJC South Island 3YO S., L.

Team Honour. 3 wins at 2000m, 2200m, HK$2,294,490, HKJC Los Angeles H., Broadwood H., King Kwong H., 2d HKJC St Andrews Challenge Quaich H., Hong Kong Racehorse Owners Association H., Adelaide H., 3d HKJC Ewo Challenge Trophy, Kwangtung H., Seattle H.

Verify. 2 wins at 2100m, 2150m, ARC Graeme Thomson Antique & Estate Jewellery H.

Korgold (Aust.) - Slugamug. 3 wins to 1500m in Aust.


4th dam

VALIDITY, by Sound Reason. 5 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m, WRC Dalgety S., Gr.2, CJC Welcome S., L, Manawatu RC Kubota H., HBJC Haumoana H., Waikato RC Swell Time H., 3d AJC Hall Mark S., L, ARC Orient H., WRC Valley H. Half-sister to Iced Martini. Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

Thatcher (Westminster). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, Hawkes Bay Carlton Stripe H., WRC Racing Wellington H., Rotorua RC Carson Taylor Ford 2YO P.H., Taranaki RC Lion Red H., 2d CJC Welcome S., L, Taranaki RC Fayette Park H., 3d Waikato RC Star Way S., L, Taranaki RC Rough Habit 3YO H. Producer.

Royal Assent (Vice Regal). Winner at 1200m, 2d CJC Welcome S., L. Producer.

Validate. Winner. See above.

Art Lover. Unraced. Dam of-

STRENGTH 'N HONOUR (Deputy Governor). 6 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 677,063Rgt. in Malaysia, Selangor Gold Cup, L, 3d Penang Sprint Trophy, L, Selangor TC Tunku Gold Cup, L-twice.


5th dam

MARTINIQUE, by Diplomatic Agent. Unraced. Half-sister to Tittle Tattle (dam of LORD CHICK). Dam of 16 foals, 13 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

VALIDITY (Sound Reason). 5 wins. See above.

Iced Martini (Half Iced). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1250m, 1500m, STC Erskineville H., 2d AJC Dulcify H., L, STC Silastic Auto H., 3d NSW Tatt's RC FJ Carberry H., L, 4th Gosford RC Classic, L, Newcastle JC Spring S., L.

Our Martee. Unraced. Dam of-

Adoration. Winner at 1650m, VRC Skipton H., 3d VATC Kilshery H., Wenona Girl H. Dam of-

REBBOR (Vyner's Orb). 3 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$123,490, City Tattersall's Club Cup, L, AJC Starlight Foundation H., 2KY Broadcasters Appreciation H., 2d MVRC JRA Cup, L, AJC Randwick H., STC AWA Technology Services H., 3d AJC Amorin Cork H., Cabra Vale Diggers Club Members H.


Race Record: 3 Starts 0-2-0 A$9,200.

Placed at 2 & 3 to 2016-17, 2d BRC Disco Entertainment H.