Million Dollar Babies (1)
In this series we profile twelve of the millionaires that have been proudly bred and reared in the Southern region.
Themightyquinn – Washington VC – Love Sign (Maiden Soky’s Atom mare)
Breeder: Dave Kennedy
Province of Origin: Southland
Lifetime: 111-58-21-12 $5,520,066
Biggest win: $1,000,000 2012 Interdominion Final
Number of Group One wins: 13
Longest winning streak: 11
Sold: He was taken to the PGG Broodmare and Mixed Stock Sale as a weanling but was passed in. He was then sold privately later to Richard Aubrey who had seen him at the sale and contacted the Kennedy’s about buying him.
- Trained initially by Peter Bagrie and won six races in New Zealand before his sale to Australia
- Won Fremantle and West Australia Pacing Cups back to back in 2011
- Won the 2011 Interdominion Final in Christchurch
- Win 2011 Auckland Cup
- Won the 2012 $1,000,000 Interdominion Final at Gloucester Park after winning his three heats
- Also won the 2013 $750,000 Interdominion Final becoming the second horse to win three consecutive Interdominion Finals (Blacks A Fake was the first).
- Won two Fremantle Cups (2011 and 2012)
- Started in 46 Group races (mainly Group Ones) in his Australian career.
- Finished his career by winning the Group One Blacks A Flake.