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Experimentation Looks The Real Deal
Not only did 3YO Experimentation (Nicconi-Lady Larissa, by Belong To Me) break his maiden at his second outing yesterday at Pakenham, but his performance suggested his name is likely to soon be in bold type. Leading under a grip from Noel Callow, he was unshackled in the straight to win with his ears pricked and his engine shutting down. His obvious talent is no surprise when a cursory glance at his pedigree shows he is from a half-sister to gun stallion Casino Prince, sire of 100 individual winners in each of the last two seasons. Experimentation's family is dripping with black type. First among many are Gr1 Champagne Stakes winner and successful sire Onemorenomore and Gr1 Krisflyer International Sprint winner Green Birdie. Widden Stud's Nicconi, sire of Experimentation, is also doing an amazing job at stud with 13 stakeswinners already from his first 4 crops, and an impressive winners to runners ratio of 70.5 per cent.