Bacchus R

Bay Gelding 

DOB: 30/1/12 

Sire: Sandhills Bounce    Dam: Peaches R

Bacchus R is a young gelding that recently started schooling here at Ryans and is showing promise. Bacchus R has also started jumping as part of his schooling and is proving to be talented with beautiful clean jumping technique as seen in his photo. The bloodlines, however, are perhaps the best in Australia. Sire of Bacchus R, Sandhills Bounce, is a young stallion started by Craig Barrett. Sandhills Bounce is sired by Croftlea Artisan, a New Zealand stallion who stood one season with Craig and Prue Barrett before going to England as a competition stallion for the Northern Hemisphere. Dam of Sandhills Bounce is Sandhills Beetle, by Stirling Sprite, sire of Adelaide Hills with Christine Bates and himself by Salute. Salute blood is responsible for Panamera, Adelaide 4* winner with Stuart Tinney; Sandhills Brillaire, Adelaide 4* winner with Craig Barrett; Mystery Whisper (London 2012 Olympics). The dam line of Stirling Sprite is Double Cream, sire of Trade Commissioner who with Scott Keach who went to 1988 Seoul Olympics. Double Cream 3* horses in the 80s and 90s include Benduka, Casson Road (also Seoul Olympics), Roma’s Double, F1 Pharanelli with Emma Mason (Salute/Double Cream cross). On Bacchus R’s dam side is Sanction, sire of Flame (Adelaide 4* winner). Sanction on the dam’s side is Sir Dane, sire of Stirling Shade (3x Australian 3DE Champion with Heath Ryan). 

  • Pedigree


 Sandhills Bounce

Croftlea Artisan Zabalu
Cloudy Bay
Sandhills Beetle Stirling Sprite
Peaches R Promise R Prestige VDL
AEA Fiona
Song R Sanction
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