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Ring The Bell (horse)

Ring The Bell
Sire Rangong
Dam Witchcraft
Grandsire Right Royal V
Damsire Mystery
Gender Colt
Foaled 1977
Country New Zealand
Color Bay
Breeder J Edgar Jones
Owner E M Mackley & B P Wild
Trainer Neville Atkins
Record 19:8-5-2
Earnings $124,600
Ring The Bell is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Witchcraft by Rangong. He was born around 1977 in New Zealand, and was bred by J Edgar Jones.
Major wins
New Zealand Derby (1981)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on February 26, 2008

Ring The Bell (1977-1993) is a Thoroughbred racehorse who won the New Zealand Derby in 1981, the second Derby win in three years for trainer Neville Atkins.

He was a good racehorse throughout his career, but there was one amazing patch of form in the middle of it for which he will be most remembered. He won three stakes races in a row, the first against older horses at under weight-for-age conditions at Ellerslie, the second the Avondale Guineas, and the third the New Zealand Derby.

He was ridden to victory in the Derby by Nigel Tiley, who later trained Look Who's Talking, an upset winner of the race in 1995.


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