Little Big Man

Sire: Showcasing
Dam: Caffeine
Colour: Bay
Gender: Gelding
Age: 7 year old
Foaled: Sep 29th, 2012
Country: New Zealand


Falcon Racing No 2 Stable





Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireOasis DreamGreen DesertDanzig
SHOWCASING (GB) HopeDancing Brave
2007ArabesqueZafonicGone West
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
CAFFEINE (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
2000Stylish MaltStylish CenturyDouble Century

SHOWCASING (GB) (Bay 2007-Stud 2011). 2 wins at 2, York Gimcrack S., Gr.2. Leading NZ Sire of 2YOs & Leading First Season Sire in 2014-15. Sire of 357 rnrs, 205 wnrs, 18 SW, inc. Quiet Reflection (Royal Ascot Commonwealth Cup, Gr.1), Prize Exhibit, Tasleet, Showboy - Jade Fortune (H.K.), Toocoolforschool, Cylinder Beach, Conselice, Cappella Sansevero, Caorunn, Maximum Aurelius, De Bruyne Horse, Be Bee, Moonlit Show, etc.


1st dam

CAFFEINE, by Zabeel. 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m, ARC Lone Star H. Dam of five named foals, all raced, four winners, inc:-

Birchino (f. by Catbird). 3 wins at 1400m, 2100m, 2d Manawatu RC Courtesy Ford H.

Be Cautious (g. by Keeper). Winner at 1600m, 2d Te Aroha JC Plumbing & Drainage H.

Time to Shine (g. by Pins). 7 wins from 1600m to 2000m to 2017 in Malaysia.

Little Big Man (g. by Showcasing). 2 wins. See below.


2nd dam

STYLISH MALT, by Stylish Century. Unraced. Half-sister to INTERSTELLAR, FLUTED, Fine Design, Malt (dam of HORLICKS). Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Caffeine. 2 wins. See above.


3rd dam

FRILL, by Agricola. Placed at 3 in Aust. Sister to SWIFT GENERAL, Agrifo, half-sister to LAELIA, Frivole (dam of SEALEGS, FRIVOLOUS LASS). Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

INTERSTELLAR (Star Way). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, A$345,600, STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1, SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Geelong RC Derby Trial S., L, AJC WN Parry-Okeden H., 3d AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, 4th Victoria Derby, Gr.1, AJC Apollo S., Gr.2, SAJC Victoria Park S., Gr.3. Sire.

FLUTED (Moss Trooper). 4 wins from 2000m to 2450m, Gosforth Park John Lindbergh Memorial H., L, Turffontein Regents Park H., Wild Coast Sun H. Producer.

Fine Design (Sir Tristram). 5 wins from 1800m to 2150m, NSW Tatt's RC Hahn Brewing Welter H., 2d ARC Waterford Crystal Vase, Avondale JC Margaret Wilkin Floral Design H., 3d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Matamata RC Radio Pacific Novice H., 4th ARC Championship S., Gr.1.

Reticella. Unplaced. Dam of-

Military Belle. Unraced. Dam of-

GENERAL NEDIYM (Nediym). Joint Head of The 1997-98 Australasian 3YO Classification. 13 wins-5 at 2-to 1400m, A$1,986,698, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, AJC Stan Fox S., Gr.2, San Domenico S., Gr.2, Up & Coming S., Gr.2, BTC Carlton Cup, Gr.2, STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., L, STC Heritage S., L, GCTC Magic Millions Cup, 2d AJC Apollo S., Gr.2, Expressway S., Gr.2, 3d VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1. Successful sire.

Malt. Unraced. Dam of-

HORLICKS (Three Legs). Top filly on The 1989-90 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 17 wins from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$3,411,682, A$625,000, ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1-twice, DB Draught Classic, Gr.1-twice, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2, Wanganui JC Tim Rogers S., Gr.3, Japan Cup, L, ARC Alison S., L, Cambridge JC Dulcie S., L, 2d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, ARC Air New Zealand S., Gr.1, Waikato RC International S., Gr.2, Taranaki S., Gr.3, Avondale JC Allegra Park S., L, HBJC Byerley Thoroughbred S., L, 3d STC BMW S., Gr.1. Dam of-

BREW (Sir Tristram). Champion Stayer in Australia in 2000-01. 7 wins from 1600m to 3200m, NZ$200, A$2,384,290, VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, Saab H., Gr.2, Japan Trophy H., L, MVRC Slattery Australia H., Strathayr H., VRC Birthday H., 2d Moonee Valley Gold Cup, Gr.2, MVRC Kevin Langby H., STC Strathfield H., VATC Yangtze H., Beer Street H., VRC Birdcage Carpark H., Stayers' H., 4th QTC Brisbane Cup, Gr.1.

BUBBLE (Sir Tristram). Champion Older Female Stayer in NZ in 1997-98. 4 wins from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$184,960, A$6,000, Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Fricante H., Hawkes Bay Panache Hair Designs 3YO Fillies H., 2d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, ARC Japan Racing Association Classic, Gr.1, Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.1, 3d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, Waikato RC International S., Gr.1, Matamata RC Jack Lindsay H.

Fly the Flag. 2 wins at 1400m, 2200m in NZ. Dam of-

SOLO FLYER (Belong to Me). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m, A$480,825, STC Ajax S., Gr.2, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, AJC Canon Employees Rock 2YO H., St Patrick's Raceday H., 2d AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, STC Premiere S., Gr.2, BTC Lord Mayor's Cup, Gr.3, 3d AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, 4th STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, AJC Skyline S., Gr.3. Sire.

Latte. Placed at 3 in NZ. Dam of-

FIUMICINO (Zabeel). Top of the 2006-07 Australasian 3YO Classification (long). 7 wins from 1600m to 2400m, A$3,100,885, STC BMW S., Gr.1, Australian Derby, Gr.1, STC Hill S., Gr.2, ATC Frank Underwood Cup, L, WJ McKell Cup, L, STC Nivea Visage H., 2d ATC Winter Cup, L, 3d STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1, Colin Stephen H., Gr.3, Bendigo Cup, L, ATC Christmas Cup, L, Sky High S., L, 4th AJC Chelmsford S., Gr.2.

Tipple. Unraced. Dam of-

TREMEC (Zabeel). 8 wins from 1900m to 3500m, A$670,420, ATC Chairman's H., Gr.2-twice, Randwick City S., L, Canterbury Park H., Like Us on Facebook H., Valhalla Village H., 2d ATC Chairman's H., Gr.2, Ballarat TC JJ Houlahan Hurdle, MRC Grand National Hurdle, 3d ATC NE Manion Cup, Gr.3, 4th Wyong Gold Cup, L.

Zambuca. Unraced. Dam of-

Baltika. Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of-

SACRED ELIXIR (Pour Moi). Champion 2YO in NZ in 2015-16. Top Male on The 2015-16 NZ 2YO Free H. 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 2050m, NZ$66,350, A$943,150, to 2016-17, BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1, Moonee Valley Vase, Gr.2, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, BRC Bundaberg Rum 2YO H., ARC NZ Bloodstock Insurance Pearl Series 2YO S., 2d VRC Victoria Derby, Gr.1, 4th ARC Karaka 3YO Mile, L.

Stella Artois. Unraced. Dam of-

MY TUSKER (Volksraad). Joint third top filly on The 2004-05 NZ 3YO Free H. 6 wins from 1600m to 2100m, NZ$266,675, A$16,000, ARC Championship S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, Seafood Bazaar H., ARC 3YO H., 2d Waikato RC International S., Gr.1, Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, 3d WRC Wellington S., Gr.3, 4th ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1, STC Arrowfield Stud S., Gr.1. Producer.

Platinum Passion (Redoute's Choice). 4 wins from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$3,050, A$208,763, MRC Perri Cutten P., 2d VRC Matron S., Gr.3, 3d MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2. Dam of-

TRIBAL WISDOM (Makfi). 2 wins at 1200m, A$107,400, in 2016-17, Gosford Guineas, L.

Hit the Mark (Straight Strike). 4 wins from 1700m to 2600m, 2d Sapporo Kinen, L. Sire.

Scotch and Water. Unraced. Dam of-

THE EMBASSY - MR AMBASSADOR (Mal.) (Danasinga). 8 wins from 1400m to 2400m, NZ$4,838, A$227,850, 683,379Rgt. in NZ, Aust. and Malaysia, AJC Randwick City S., Gr.3, Perak Derby, L, Penang TC Legal Currency H., 2d Selangor TC Piala Emas Sultan Selangor, L, 3d STC Kingston Town S., Gr.3, NE Manion Cup, L.


Race Record: 21 Starts 2-3-2 S$124,018.

2 wins at 1400m, Singapore TC Initiation P., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Good Health S., Class 4 H., Ato S., 3d Singapore TC Novice S., Any Humour S.