Million Dollar Babies (2)-Holmes DG

Million Dollar Babies (2)

Bruce Stewart

In this series we profile twelve of the millionaires that have been proudly bred and reared in the Southern region.

Holmes D G – Holmes Hanover – Bella Ragazza (Unraced Son Of Afella mare)

Breeder: M J Gray, Mrs L J Dempsey and B M Dempsey

Province of Origin: Southland

Lifetime: 99-32-13-6 $1,949,617

Biggest win: $400,000 2000 Miracle Mile

Number of Group One wins: 8

Longest winning streak: 5

New Zealand Record:

  • 2-21.0 – 1950 metre mobile – Addington -10th November 1998

Sold: Privately

Notes:

  • Won New Zealand and Great Northern Derby
  • 1997/1998 Horse of the Year
  • 1997/1998 Three Year Old Pacing Colt or Gelding of the Year.
  • Won the 1998 Victoria Derby
  • Won 1999 Ashburton Flying Stakes
  • Ist in the 1999 FFA at Addington
  • 2nd in the New Zealand Cup 1999
  • Won the Victoria Cup in 1999
  • Ist in $100,000 The Treuer Memorial in 1999
  • Won 2001 $250,000 Auckland Cup (Group One)
  • 2001/2002 5 year old and older pacing entire or gelding of the year
  • 1999/2000 5 year old and older pacing entire or gelding of the year