One of the great three-year-old sprinter-milers of the world in 2000, Trippi won 7 races (1200-1800m) and $665,000 including 5 major stakes. Trippi was also champion sire for the year of 2016 in South Africa.
As a three-year-old Trippi proved unbeatable over 1400 metres at Belmont Park USA, the venue of the three brilliant graded stakes victories at that distance – Vosburgh Stakes (Gr. 1), Tom Fool Stakes (Gr. 2) and the Riva Ridge (Gr. 2).
Trippi’s progeny have excelled around the world, with Group winners in 3 continents and over R387 million in lifetime progeny earnings. Like Trippi, his progeny are extremely good looking, generally precocious, tough, sound and train on. He is the sire of Grade 1 winners Inara, Real Princess, Deo Juvente, Afrikaburn, R Heat Lighting and For The Lads.