racehorse Sydney Cup Winner
Oopik was bred at the Millfield Stud near Matamata in New Zealand,
Oopik was a very handy middle distance performer in the late 1970's..
Trained by NZ trainer Dave
O'Sullivan, Oopik won the Sydney Cup in 1976 carrying 57.5 kgs beating
Taras Bulba and Tom's Mate.
He also ran second to the
good NZ horse Grey Way in the 1976 Awapuni Gold Cup in NZ and won
the New Zealand International Stakes at the Te Rapa course in 1976.
To view a video of Oopik's
run in the 1976 Awapuni Gold Cup click here
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