Special Tricks sire Spiral Nikita needs no introduction. A
brilliant racing career followed by a phenomenal impact on the breeding scene.
His Sire Phantom Flash (Irish Derby Finalist '90,Sussex Cup
Winner '90,British Breeders Forum Produce Stakes Winner '90, Scottish Derby Winner '91) was a producer of many
top class racers. Spiral Nikita and Tina Marina were probably his two best offspring. He threw the likes of Dew Reward (stud
dog), Droopys Pacino (St Leger Winner),Droopys Mossie (Newbridge Track Rec), Blonde Returns (Dam of numerous open winners)
and many many more.
Phantom Flash was sired by the Hugely successful Flashy Sir
(English Laurels Winner '87,) who was a son of the Legendary Sandman. Phantom Flash was from the famous Westmead Damline.
His Dam Minnies Nikita threw the likes of Spiral Nikita, Tina
Marina (Derby Winner) & Live Commentry. The 'Minnes' damline has become famous in the UK and IRE for producing winner
Spiral Nikita raced with the best, setting a trackrecord at
Kilkenny along with many other numerous Top Class runs.
Spiral Nikita reached two Irish Derby Finals 1996 and 1997.
He came a gallant 3rd the Irish Derby Final '96,
won by litter sister Tina Marina, and runner up Mountleader Peer (successful stud dog). And again he reached the final
in '97 won by Toms The Best (successful stud dog), where he raced against Some Picture (successful stud dog) and Vintage Prince
(successful stud dog).
Spiral Nikita also reached and won the final of the Guinness
600 beating Derby Winner (& Litter sister) Tina Marina, Aranock Girl (Dam of top stayer Air Force Honcho). He also reached
the Final of the Irish Champion Stakes '97, (won by Airmount Rogue) where he raced against Deep Decision (successful
stud dog) and reigning Derby Champ litter sister Tina Marina.
He has sired numerous Top Open racers such as Mobhi Gamble,
Bypass Byway, Late Late Show, Never Give Up, Cooly Pantera, and of course our own Special Trick, just to
name a few.