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Debut winner Kandinsky has some major hoofprints to follow, as he is a three-quarters brother to grade one winner Nechita.

Kandinsky is by of hot young stallion, Hinchinbrook, a son of Champion Sire, Fastnet Rock. The speedy and precocious Hinchinbrook took the AJC Skyline Stakes (gr. III) and AJC Canonbury Stakes, and was also placed in such major sprints as the AJC Sires Produced Stakes (gr. I), Oakleigh Plate (gr. I) and MVRC William Reid Stakes (gr. I). Hinchinbrook was the Leading Freshman Sire for 2014-15, and is currently the Leading Second Season Sire for 2015-16, and his offspring including the impressive grade one winner Press Statement and stakes winner Flippant.

Kandinsky is out of the four time winner, Artistique, also dam of Kandinsky’s three-quarters sister, Nechita, who defeated a field that included Lankan Rupee to take the VRC Coolmore Stud Stakes (gr. I), and who also captured the ATC Silver Shadow Stakes (gr. III).

A daughter of European Champion Peintre Celebre, Kandinsky is a half-sister to the multiple stakes winning and graded placed Winona, and to multiple stakes winner Chiming Lass. The granddam is Marscay’s six time winning daughter, Occasions.

Kandinsky is bred on the Fastnet Rock/Peintre Celebre cross that has produced not only Nechita, but also another grade one scorer, Rock Classic. This is a version of the cross of Fastnet Rock and his sons with Nureyev line mares that is also responsible for group and grade one wnners Fascinating Rock and Mosheen.