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SEMIPALANTINSK (Stud Book Thoroughbred: ASHS stud book BP 78808)


  • Great -grandson of the legendary STAR KINGDOM
  • Sired tough, sound winners (from 800m to 3200m) of nearly $20 million
  • Progeny include Just Now, winner of the AJC Oaks (G1) and rated best Australian Staying filly of her year, Ice Chariot, winner of the QTC Derby (G1) and Sea Cabin, winner of the 2YO GCTC Magic Millions
  • Champion Broodmare sire: his daughters have produced the likes of Savannah Success (winner of two G1’s and dam of Savabeel (MVRC Cox Plate G1) Danelagh (VATC Blue Diamond G1, also dam of Vengence of Rain (G1) and Dizelle (G1) Private Steer (AJC Doncaster G1, All-Aged Stakes G1, QTC Stradbroke H G1
  • The only stallion in Australia to sire both a Grand National Hurdle and Steeplechase winner (run over distances up to 5400 metres).
  • Sired the first emergency for the British Equestrian Team for the 2004 Athens Olympics: also sired numerous polo ponies, champion hacks, three day eventers and showjumpers

Semipalatinsk tabulated pedigree

Age Starts Wins 2nd 3rd
  8 3 3 1
2 6 2 3 1
3 2 1 - -
Premio Bimbi-LR, Milano (1000m) (by 3 lengths)
Premio Casorate, Milano (1500m)
Premio Calvairate, Milano (1600m)
Premio Eupili-LR, Milano (1200m)
Premio Panama, Roma
Premio Giusseppi de Montel, Milano

Male Line

NODOUBLE - US Champion Handicap Horse, twice; 13 wins, $846,749, Santa Anita H, Metropolitan H. Champion US Sire. Sire of winners of $31.2 million including 88 stakes winners. His sons at stud include the successful sires OVERSKATE, SEMIPALATINSK*, TRUE STATEMENT*, etc. Broodmare sire of winners of $45.3 million including 80 stakes winners.

Star Kingdom

Star Kingdom

Star Kingdom - won from 1000m to 1400m including 8 stakes wins. At Stud: sired 51 stakeswinners of 151 stakeswins. He also sired 35 stakeswinning sires, who included some of the greatest sires in Australian breeding today: Biscay, Karou Star, Noholme, Planet Kingdom, Sky High, Todman, Mighty Kingdom, Star Affair, etc

female line

1st Dam

  • SCHOOL BOARD 4 wins in USA. Dam of 10 foals, 8 raced, all winners inc -
    • SEMIPALATINSK* (by Nodouble) See record.
    • DECISION (by Resound) 4 wins, $117,387, Pucker Up S-G3, Lyrique S-LR Fairmont Juvenile S-LR, 2d Pocahontas S-LR, 3d Ashland S-G3. Dam of -
      • MIAMI VACATION (by Far North) 3 wins, Bay Meadows Foster City Mile S-LR.
      • Miami Dancer (by Seattle Dancer) 2 wins, 3d John Peri S-LR.
    • SCAC (by Star Envoy) 12 wins, Premio Divino Amore-LR.
    • School Bus (by Raise a Bid)  6 wins in USA.

2nd Dam

  • MERRY MARLBORO Unraced. Half-sister to VALDINA LAMAR and VALDINA MARL, the dam of OLYMAR, and CROZIER ($641,733, Santa Anita H. 2d Kentucky Derby. Leading sire). Dam of 11 foals, 9 winners inc-
    • Duke Of Marlboro (by On-and-On) 3 wins, 3d Alamedan H.
    • Puma (by Bupers) 2 wins, 2d Classico Ruben Orillac.
    • Ollie P (by Amarullah) Winner. Dam of Without Words (by Raja Baba) [$159,594, 3d West Point S, Kingston S]; grandam of SILVER WHISTLE (by Yrrah Jr) [$123,063].
    • Merry Colonel (by Ky Colonel) 3 wins. Grandam of PRINCELY GAME (by Majestic Prince), GAME DANCER (by Dance Spell), ALL GAME (by Hail to All).
    • Merry Maggie (by To Market*) 4 wins. Grandam of A SIR DANCER (by Sir Dancer) ($104,755).

Nonda 100 Years of History

Of all animals kept for the recreation of mankind,
the horse is alone capable of exciting a passion that shall be absolutely hopeless.

—Bret Harte