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Tie the Knot

Tie the Knot
Sire Nassipour (USA)
Dam Whisked
Grandsire Blushing Groom
Damsire Whiskey Road (USA)
Gender Gelding
Foaled 1994
Country Australia
Color Chestnut
Breeder Sandy Tait & Jill Nivison
Owner Sandy Tait & Jill Nivison
Trainer Guy Walter
Record 62: 21-9-8
Earnings AUD $6,212,835[1]
Summary
Tie the Knot is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Whisked by Nassipour (USA). He was born around 1994 in Australia, and was bred by Sandy Tait & Jill Nivison.
Major wins
Spring Champion Stakes (1997)
Rosehill Guineas (1998)
Sydney Cup (1998, 1999)
Underwood Stakes (1998)
Chipping Norton Stakes (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)
The BMW Stakes (1999, 2000)
Ranvet Stakes (2000, 2001)
Awards
Australian Champion Stayer (2000)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on 6 October 2009


Tie the Knot (foaled 1994) was an Australian bred Thoroughbred racehorse, who was bred and raced by Mr O. P. Tait and Mrs S. S. Nivison. He won 13 Group One races and in 1999-2000 he was voted Australian Champion Stayer.

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Pedigree

Tie the Knot was a chestnut gelding sired by Nassipour (USA) from Whisked by Whiskey Road (USA). He was a half brother to the stakes winner, Dream Ballad by Singspiel (IRE) and eight other named horses.[2] Their dam, Whisked won three group races and almost $550,000 including the VATC One Thousand Guineas. She died on 29 September 2009 from complications after producing a live filly by Strategic.[3]

Racing record

Tie the Knot won the Sydney Cup in both 1998 and 1999 and captured the Group one Chipping Norton Stakes in four consecutive years between 1999 and 2002.[4]

He retired from racing with a record of 21 wins and 17 minor placings and earnings of A$6,212,835 from his 62 starts.[5] His total of 13 group one wins has been topped only by Kingston Town's 14 and is equal to Sunline's. His winnings in stake money places him fourth to Makybe Diva (GB), Sunline (NZ) and Northerly on the all-time Australasian list.

See also

  • Millionaire Racehorses in Australia

References

  1. ASB: Tie The Knot Retrieved 2009-10-6
  2. ASB: Whisked Retrieved 2009-10-6
  3. Land Newspaper, 2009-9-29, Rural Press, North Richmond, NSW
  4. Daily Telegraph - In the footsteps of a champion Retrieved on 20 May 2009
  5. Tie The Knot off into sunset Retrieved on 20 May 2009


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