Captain Rio


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