Sire: Russian Revolution
Dam: Pure Purity
Foaled: Sep 21, 2020
Trainer: Peter Moody
The Sire: RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
RUSSIAN REVOLUTION was born in Australia in 2013 and is by Champion of Champion sires, SNITZEL. Bay in colour, and commenced stud duties in 2018. In his career, he had 7 wins, 2 as a 2yo and he won at distances between 1000-1200m. His total prize earnings was $1.284 million. He won 2 Group 1’s. Not only was he precocious and versatile as a 2yo winning 2 races, he also won 2 Group 1 races, one as a 3yo and one as a 4YO, so he trained on at the highest level. These included the ATC Galaxy and the MRC Oakleigh Plate which have produced a lot of successful sires in Australia.
His oldest progeny this year are yearlings. He was quite successful throughout the major yearling sales this year and averaged 120K. He stands at Newgate Stud at a fee of $44,000. Of his progeny sold at stud this year, he had 4 yearlings that made over $300k and 2 yearlings that made over 400K.
The Dam: PURE PURITY
Pure Purity is by Perfect Soul, 5 wins 1 at 2, This is her first foal, plenty of Black type in the family and also a strong 2yo type of family with CITIUS, BOURBON STRITTA and FLASHY MARGARITTA all winning at 2.
The Trainer: PETER MOODY
Peter Moody is considered to be one of the greatest trainers in this industry, training the best horse the world has ever witnessed namely, Black Caviar. Peter Moody stats speak for themselves with 2577 career wins with 56 at Group 1 level amassing over $115 million in prizemoney.
Peter’s strike rate is not short of amazing with a win strike rate of 18% and an incredible Group 1 strike rate of 10%. He will set up his return to training with boxes at Pakenham.
Peter Moody has commented, “I am [excited]. I am a bit tentative about it. I have to learn to get back out there again and get on the tools again, but not too much has changed,” he said. “There is no doubt I’ll be a better trainer this time around because I’m going to be more relaxed and be able to manage my time much better, and I’ll have a smaller team.”
NOMINATIONS AND BONUS SCHEMES
Paid up for the lucrative BOBS bonus scheme, $3.5 million Golden Slipper, $1 million Golden Rose, Blue Diamond & Blue Sapphire and the Inglis race series.