French sire Orlando Vici has moved into rare air in the Southern Hemisphere through the deeds of his champion son Just Believe.
The Yabby Dam Farms-bred Just Believe’s win in the Group 1 Inter Dominion Trotting Championship Grand Final - his second title in as many years - at Albion Park on Saturday, December 16, becomes only the ninth stallion to produce two ID trotting winners.
Sundon has four, Johnny Globe three and Orlando Vici is one of seven with two.
He is the first European stallion to join the elite group.
What a record Orlando Vici has in Australia.
He has 25 of only 39 foals to the races for 23 individual winners.
The past week has seen Orlando Vici, Love You Fra and Quaker Jet Fra each produce winners in Australia and New Zealand.
Used To Me Fra also had 31st individual winner in 3yo Against The Bridle at Cranbourne on December 16.
This also took is 2023 season tally to 22
Australian/NZ winners/placegetters by HDT roster stallions in past week:
1st JUST BELIEVE (Orlando Vici Fra) 7yo gelding Queensland - G1 Inter Dominion final
1st AGAINST THE BRIDLE (Used To Me Fra) 3yo gelding Victoria
1st IRON LOVE (Love You Fra) 4yo entire Victoria
1st QUAKE PROOF (Quaker Jet Fra) 6yo gelding Victoria
1st JILLIBY JETPACK (Love You Fra-Aldebaran Eve) 3yo filly Victoria
1st MATTYO (Quaker Jet Fra) 4yo gelding Victoria
1st HOT SAUCY BETTY NZ (Love You Fra) 5yo mare NZ
1st CRAZY N LOVE NZ (Love You Fra) 6yo mare NZ
1st EUROSTYLE NZ (Orlando Vici Fra) 4yo mare NZ
1st CASTANA NZ (Quaker Jet Fra) 3yo entire NZ
1st DREAM OF YOU NZ (Love You Fra) 4yo gelding NZ
1st LOVEY DOVEY NOVA NZ (Love You Fra) 4yo mare NZ
2nd MY USED TO BE (Used To Me Fra) 5yo gelding SA
2nd ABITOFADREAMER (Used To Me Fra) 6yo gelding Victoria
2nd GUNNER (Quaker Jet Fra) 6yo gelding NSW
2nd BURNING LOVE NZ (Love You Fra) 3yo filly NZ
2nd SANS AU REVOIR NZ (Love You Fra) 5yo mare NZ
2nd MYSTERY LOVE (Love You Fra) 4yo mare NSW
2nd KING OF LOVE NZ (Love You Fra) 5yo gelding NSW
3rd QUEEN ELIDA (Love You Fra) 5yo mare Queensland - G1 Inter Dominion final
3rd SURPRISE TO ME (Used To Me Fra) 5yo gelding Victoria
3rd FREDRHYS (Used To Me Fra) 4yo gelding Victoria
3rd PYRAMID MYSTIC NZ (Love You Fra) 4yo mare NZ