O'Reilly X Know All Colt


Sire: O'Reilly

Dam: Know All

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 1 year old

Foaled: Aug 28th, 2015

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Dark Blue, White Star, Checked Sleeves & Cap

Trainer's Name: Trevor Andrews


Peter Morley

Horse Description:

This Colt Is By O’REILLY-One Of the Best Stallions Ever To Stand in New Zealand, And From The Family of The Cox Plate Winner OCEAN PARK!

When I went to the Karaka Yearling Sales in February, my mission was to find one of those typical NZ bred miler-taying types, tall with good length about them, good bone and a deep girth, a relaxed attitude that’s becoming of a staying prospect and of course, a good pedigree to back it all up, AND without paying a lot of money too! This colt, by the legendary stallion O’Reilly from a Zabeel mare ticked all the boxes!

He was amongst the biggest yearlings I saw at Karaka, and he’s got terrific conformation. He’s got a great temperament with nothing seeming to faze him, in fact he’s such a gentleman of a horse, that the girls at Waikato Stud who look after him were over the Moon when I told them that he was returning to their farm for agistment before he goes off to the breakers.

If you’re in New Zealand looking to buy a miler who could eventually go on to outstay his pedigree and possibly be a cups horse, then you really can’t go wrong buying an O’Reilly out of a Zabeel mare. O’Reilly is the sire of top class performers such as SILENT ACHIEVER, SHAMROCKER, ALAMOSA, SACRED FALLS, GUYNO and SHAMEXPRESS to name but a few. During an illustrious stud career, he’s had over 1200 runners for 800+ individual winners, at a winners to runners ratio of 68%, and 85 of them have won at Group or Listed level. Incredible stats by industry standards!

There’s plenty of black type in this colt’s pedigree, with his dam (Mother) being a ¾ sister to the dam of the Group 1 Cox Plate winner OCEAN PARK whilst his second dam CRITIC was a Group 1 winner to a mile.

The dam has had three full relations to this colt get to the track. One was placed from just 3 starts before being retired (presumed injured) and another, a current season 3yo filly called ‘Knew It’ has, at the time of writing, had one trial start in NZ where it sat wide all the way and bolted in before going straight to Australia and winning it’s only start at Benalla as an odds on favourite for ex Kiwi trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young. Click on this link to check out the story...


This is the type of horse that if he’s not rushed, but just given plenty of time-as much as he needs, could be a Guineas/Derby horse at three, and then develop into a cups horse as a four, five, six and seven year old gelding and maybe even more.

He’s hardly any money at all to buy into, and although you won’t see him run as a two year old over the shorter journeys, you could be right there with him when he gets up in trip to a mile and more as a three year old and older galloper. I hope you can join us and enjoy your turn in the Winners Circle..

He'll be trained at Ascot in Perth by Trevor Andrews.





Foaled 28th August 2015

SireLast TycoonTry My BestNorthern Dancer
O'REILLY (NZ) Mill PrincessMill Reef
1993CourtzaPompeii CourtTell
  HunzaPakistan II
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
KNOW ALL (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
  BenazirVice Regal

O'REILLY (NZ) (Brown 1993-Stud 1997). 4 wins to 1600m, Levin RC Bayer Classic S., Gr.1. Champion NZ Sire 4 times. Sire of 1222 rnrs, 831 wnrs, 85 SW, inc. Silent Achiever (New Zealand Derby, Gr.1), Shamrocker, Alamosa, The Jewel, Final Destination, O'Marilyn, Sacred Falls, Maco'reilly, Guyno, Swick, Master O'Reilly, Shamexpress, Hera, Joey Massino, Irlanda, Bohemian Lily, Burbero, Kerry O'Reilly, Kelly O'Reilly, Pussy Willow, etc.


1st dam

KNOW ALL, by Zabeel. Placed at 3 in Aust. Three-quarter-sister to Sayyida (dam of OCEAN PARK), half-sister to Critical Angel. This is her fourth foal. Dam of three foals to race-

Knew It (f. by O'Reilly). Winner at 1200m in 2016-17 in Aust.

O'Know (f. by O'Reilly). Placed at 3 in 2015-16 in NZ.

Wise Fella (g. by O'Reilly). Placed at 3 in Aust.


2nd dam

CRITIC, by Centaine. 9 wins-2 at 2-from 900m to 1600m, NZ$217,375, Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, Otago RC South Island 3YO Championship Final, L, Rotorua S., L, Southland RC New Zealand Bloodstock Air Freight S., L, ARC Waste Management P., Jacobsen Headstones H., Avondale JC New Zealand Bloodstock 2YO H., WRC Douro Cup, 2d BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, Ashburton RC Inglewood S., L, Counties RC Franklin Builders H., 3d Egmont RC Fayette Park S., Gr.3, CJC Warstep S., L, Avondale JC Auckland Owners Cup, 4th ARC Easter H., Gr.1, Avondale JC 2YO Fillies S., L, WRC Anniversary H., L. Three-quarter-sister to O'Really (dam of KEANO). Dam of 6 foals, 4 to race, inc:-

Critical Angel (O'Reilly). Winner at 1200m, 2d VRC Vanity S., Gr.3, ATC Shamrock Developments International 2YO H., MRC LUCRF Jockeys Trust H.


3rd dam

BENAZIR, by Vice Regal. 3 wins from 1350m to 1650m, BATC Orlando Improvers' H., Racecourse H., QTC Blackhawk Novice H., 2d BATC Emancipation Improvers' H., Scene on TV Graduation S., QTC Mister Hush Improvers' H. Half-sister to COURTZA (dam of O'REILLY), OUR POMPEII, FIXED FLUSH, LOST VALLEY, HUNZA COURT, Hunza's Ace, Minidece (dam of TISZAE). Dam of 12 named foals, 11 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

CRITIC (Centaine). 9 wins. See above.

Monkani. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$80,765, AJC Cornucopia Committee Incorporated H., Mahogany St Covet H., STC Springwood 2YO H., 2d STC Tramore H. Dam of-

October Son (Octagonal). 5 wins from 1300m to 2000m, A$159,500, Illawarra TC Kembla Grange Cup, AJC Striking Force H., Ashfields Farm H., 3d STC Sky High S., L.

Eastern Princess. 6 wins from 1600m to 2200m, A$76,560, MVRC Hoyts Highpoint Quality H., VATC VAFA H., VRC Magnifique H., MVRC Sawasdee Thai Restaurant H. Dam of-

Sayyida. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, BOP RC Dunstan Stayers Championship Qualifier. Broodmare of the Year in NZ in 2012-13. Dam of-

OCEAN PARK (Thorn Park). Horse of the Year in NZ in 2012-13. Champion Middle Distance Horse in AUS & NZ in 2012-13. 8 wins from 1200m to 2050m, NZ$343,925, A$2,529,000, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Makfi Challenge S., Gr.1, MRC Underwood S., Gr.1, Caulfield S., Gr.1, Wellington S., Gr.3, ARC Trevor Eagle Memorial 3YO H., 2d ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, ARC Great Northen Guineas, Gr.2, Waikato Guineas, Gr.3, 3d VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, 4th Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1.

Brilliant Princess. Unraced. Dam of-

PRINCE KAAPSTAD (Kaapstad). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2100m, NZ$507,990, ARC Easter H., Gr.1, Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, Carbine Club Trophy, Avondale JC Avondale Cup 5th December H., BOP RC First Sovereign Trust 2YO H., 2d New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Classic Hits H., 3d Hawkes Bay Mudgway Partsworld S., Gr.1, BOP RC Tauranga S., Gr.3, ARC Rotary Club of Auckland East H., Waikato RC Supporters H., 4th Hawkes Bay Windsor Park Challenge P., Gr.1, ARC Great Northern Foal S., L.

Srikandi. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

Pennies in Heaven. 5 wins from 1400m to 2150m, Avondale JC Ego Fast H., BOP RC J Swap Contractors H. Dam of-

SINGLE CURRENCY (Bachelor Duke). 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$100,800, Waikato RC Sprint H., L, Rich Hill Stud H., 3d ARC New Zealand Thoroughbred Showcase H., 4th Waikato RC Shaw's Wire Ropes Sprint H., L.

SUPER JOCKEY (Sandtrap). 5 wins at 1200m, NZ$12,500, HK$6,153,750, K$392,000,000, 1,688,200Dhs, to 2016 in NZ, HK and Korea, Seoul Korea Sprint, L, 2d Meydan Dubai Golden Shaheen, Gr.1, HKJC Premier Bowl H., HK-2, National Day Cup, HK-3.

Scally Wag. Raced once. Dam of-

Savannah Dancer (Savabeel). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, NZ$7,500, A$10,390, S$214,501, Singapore TC Benchmark 65 H., 2d Singapore TC Kranji A S., 3d Singapore TC Three Rings Trophy, Sgp-3, ARC Crombie Lockwood 3YO S.