Il Vicolo

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Il Vicolo
Breed Standardbred
Sire Vance Hanover (USA)
Grandsire Albatross (USA)
Dam Burgundy Lass (NZ)
Maternal grandsire Noodlum (NZ)
Sex Stallion
Foaled 27 October 1991
Country New Zealand
Colour Brown
Breeder R.A. & J.A. Yarndley (NZ)
Owner J H Seaton & M H Purdon (NZ)
Trainer M Purdon (NZ)
Record
53: 31-8-2
Earnings
NZ$1,580,948
Major wins
1996 New Zealand Trotting Cup
1995 Great Northern Derby
1995 New Zealand Trotting Cup
1995 New Zealand Trotting Derby
1994 New Zealand Sires Stakes 3yo Final
Honours
Best mile rate: 1:56.7
1995 Harness Horse of the Year
Last updated on: 24 October 2011.

Il Vicolo (foaled 27 October 1991[1]) was a New Zealand Standardbred racehorse. He is notable in that he won two New Zealand Trotting Cup races, the richest harness race, and sometimes the richest horse race in New Zealand.[2][3]

As 1995 Harness Horse of the Year, he featured on a New Zealand postage stamp. Il Vicolo had already had some memorable victories to his credit including the New Zealand Derby-Great Northern Derby double and the New South Wales Derby. Il Vicolo won the New Zealand Trotting CupAir New Zealand Free For All double.[4] He went on to win the NZ Cup a second time in 1996.

Major races[edit]

He won the following major races:

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