Captain Rio - Overview


"Having trained a Group One winning filly "Il Quello Veloce" by Captain Rio and also the stakes placed "Fledgling" I have a great infinity with the above sires stock, they can sprint and stay, great natured but the best thing about them they are great horses to syndicate as they run early and the owners get a quick return"

John Sargent - Leading NZ trainer

1999 | Chestnut Horse | 16hh (162.6cm)

Pivotal x Beloved Visitor, by Miswaki

  • Highly successful sire of black type winners  including Terravista (G1) Brazilian Pulse (G1), Il Quello Veloce (G1), Riomoral, Lady Royale, Art Beat, Red Badge, Capt Chaos – Energized, Philario, Corcovada, World Point, Rio Fortune, Alegrio, Captain Todd, Body and Soul, Whosyourmaster, Burning Thread, Amberio, She Goes To Rio, Agony And Ecstasy, Hopes and Gears, Donna Cattiva.
  • Sire of Champion Juvenile and Group 1 winner Il Quello Veloce, and Group 1 VRC Oaks winner Brazilian Pulse
  • Champion British 2YO with an Annual Timeform rating of 122 at two and three years of age.
  • Timeform rated Captain Rio’s Group 2 Criterium De Maisons-Laffitte win as the best performance of the 2001 season by a British trained 2YO
  • Captain Rio yearlings have sold up to $310,000
  • Sire of progeny with earnings in excess of $30 million across 36 different countries
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