Count Da Vinci

Count Da Vinci
Sire: Faltaat
Dam: Cool Talk
Colour: Bay
Gender: Gelding
Age: 9 year old
Foaled: Oct 20th, 2010
Country: New Zealand
Silks: Black, Orange Diamond And Diamonds Cap


W P Notman & Mrs M A Notman

Career Record: 39 - 9 - 7 - 5

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    23.1 %
  • Place
    30.8 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2010

SireMr. ProspectorRaise a NativeNative Dancer
FALTAAT (USA) Gold DiggerNashua
  Honest and TrueMr Leader
DamShinko KingFairy KingNorthern Dancer
COOL TALK (NZ) Rose of JerichoAlleged
  Dainty RoseRoselander

FALTAAT (USA) (Bay 1990-Stud 1996). 1995 Champion UAE Older Sprinter. Leading NZ Sire (AEI) twice. Sire of 436 rnrs, 300 wnrs, 24 SW, inc. Tit for Taat (New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), Sedecrem, Little Bridge, Taatletail, Jurys Out, Miss Raggedy Ann, Sight Winner, Rosina Lad, Hey Pronto, Fears Nothing, Bellini Rose, Faaltline - Count da Vinci (Aust.), Faaltless, Banchiere - New Kuala Dipang (Mal.), Jeram New Village, Gwen's Rules, etc.


1st dam

COOL TALK, by Shinko King. 6 wins from 2000m to 2200m, ARC Sign Tech H., Dunstan Feeds H., Avondale JC Green PC Company H., Matamata RC New World H., 2d Avondale JC Peter Cathro H., 3d ARC TJ McKee Trophy, Waikato RC Eprinex H. Half-sister to ICED GEM. Dam of four named foals, three to race, all winners, inc:-

FAALTLINE - COUNT DA VINCI (Aust.) (g. by Faltaat). 8 wins. See below.

Lucky to be Cool (g. by Lucky Unicorn). Winner at 1600m in NZ.

Lets Talk Gold (g. by Gold Mine). Winner at 1400m in NZ.


2nd dam

ICED, by Icelandic. Raced twice. Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

ICED GEM (One Pound Sterling). 8 wins to 1550m, NZ$81,510, A$2,000, Rotorua S., L, Hawkes Bay Thomson's Suits Sprint H., ARC Sun Alliance Insurance Sprint H., 2d Rotorua S., L, BOP RC Tauranga Classic, L, Matamata RC Bluebirds the Word H., 3d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Matamata RC Morar Novice H., 4th Rotorua RC Lion Brown P., Gr.3, Waikato RC Kiwi International Airlines S., Gr.3, Levin S.H., L. Dam of-

Aruso. 5 wins from 1200m to 2500m, Matamata RC New Zealand Insurance H., 2d Rotorua RC Atkinson & Donaldson H.

Rum 'n' Ice. 3 wins from 1200m to 1950m, Taranaki RC Speights H., 3d ARC Fujifilm H.

Cool Talk. 6 wins. See above.

Force Twelve. 5 wins from 1200m to 2200m, Avondale JC South Auckland Racing Club H., Vegie World Graduation H., Waikato RC Supporters H., 2d Matamata RC The Chronicle H., Waikato RC McKinnon & Co Lawyers H., 4th ARC Clifford P., Gr.3. Dam of-

Star Borough. 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, CJC Natures Flame Pellet Fires H.

True Light. Winner at 2100m, 3d Counties RC Versatile Buildings H., Matamata RC Pertab Bloodstock Ltd H.

Winged Victory. Winner at 1600m, 2d Avondale JC Dunstan Stayers' Championship Qualifer. Producer.

Getagrip. Winner at 1600m in NZ.

Alliance. Winner at 1500m in NZ.

Vikings Son. Winner at 2150m in Aust.

Risk Capital. Unraced. Dam of-

Captain Jingle. 2 wins at 4000m, 4800m, Hawke's Bay S/chase.


3rd dam

DAINTY ROSE, by Roselander. Unraced. Sister to Letraset (dam of PIEMELON BAY), half-sister to DIPNOI. Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Bralun. 8 wins from 1400m to 3000m in Aust.

Colossi - Battle of Shiloh (Mal.). 7 wins to 1250m in Aust. and Malaysia.Class 1 winner in Malaysia.


4th dam

DAINTY FOX, by Brer Fox. Winner at 7¼f in NZ. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

DIPNOI (Boissel). 8 wins from 6f to 10¾f, ARC WS Spence H., L, 2d Avondale Guineas, Gr.3, 3d Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2.

Letraset. 4 wins from 1m to 10¼f, 3d STC Croydon Novice H. Dam of-

PIEMELON BAY (Mexicano II). 10 wins from 1200m to 1600m, STC Queen of the Turf S., L, AJC Malaya H. Producer.

Papamoa. Unraced. Dam of-

LUISANT BIJOU (Noble Bijou). 11 wins from 1200m to 2050m, A$142,625, VATC Eclipse S., L, 2d VATC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.2.

Tryphena. Unraced. Dam of-

(MY) BLUE KINGDOM (Star Shower). 10 wins from 1300m to 1650m, NZ$17,880, A$127,320, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L, 2d Avondale S., L. Sire.

Wha-Wha Tacey. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

ROYAL RETRIEVE (Royal Abjar). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1250m to 1650m, A$202,700, Western Australian Guineas, Gr.2, WATC Fairetha S., L, Lord Treat 2YO H., British Steel H., Bob Burns H., 2d WATC Belgravia S., L, Moet & Chandon 2YO H.

Tacey's Smile. 2 wins at 2, WATC Karri H., 3d WATC Riverside H. Dam of-

Classic Smile. Winner at 2, A$98,600, WATC Westspeed 2YO P. Dam of-

DAINTY TESS (War Chant). 12 wins-5 at 2-to 1200m, A$930,150, to 2017-18, SAJC RN Irwin S., Gr.3, WATC Prince of Wales S., Gr.3, 2d WATC Miss Andretti S., L, 3d WATC Summer Scorcher H., L.

Myriad. Unraced. Dam of-

COUNT THE CASH (Protos). 4 wins at 2, A$132,250, WATC Crystal Slipper S., L, 2d WATC Queen's P., L. Producer.


Race Record: 33 Starts 8-5-5 NZ$22,325, A$328,600.

8 wins from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$22,325, A$328,600, to 2017-18, TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3, Moe Cup, TRC Brighton Cup, Hobart Cup Raceday H., TTC Longford Cup New Years Day H., Riverview Hotel H., Treasury Wines Estates H., 2d TTC Launceston Cup, Gr.3, TRC Pimms Summer Cup, WRC Te Akau Owners Come First H., 3d VRC Sofitel H., L, WRC Hiremaster H.

Recent Racing Record

  • 4-9 May 19, 2019
    Launceston (8)
    Jockey: Harry Grace
  • 7-11 Feb 10, 2019
    Hobart (8)
    Jockey: Sigrid Carr
  • 2-8 Jan 27, 2019
    Hobart (7)
    Jockey: Sigrid Carr
  • 1-10 Dec 28, 2018
    Hobart (7)
    Jockey: Sigrid Carr
  • 2-13 Dec 12, 2018
    Launceston (5)
    Jockey: Sigrid Carr
  • 10-11 Oct 03, 2018
    Launceston (4)
    Jockey: Sigrid Carr
  • 6-9 Feb 28, 2018
    Launceston (8)
    Jockey: C Newitt
  • 5-9 Feb 11, 2018
    Hobart (6)
    Jockey: C Newitt
  • 4-8 Jan 24, 2018
    Launceston (6)
    Jockey: C Newitt
  • 1-11 Oct 19, 2017
    Moe (7)
    Jockey: D Pires