Of Kingston racehorse
racehorse Spirit Of Kingston was foaled in 1981 and was by Bletchingly
out of the mare Kingston Rose (by Better Boy)
Trained by Bob Hoysted,
she was a very handy mare who won $417,000 in prize money from 25
starts that resulted in 6 wins, 3 seconds and 7 thirds.
She was named Victorian
Horse Of The Year for 1984 / 1985 and won some great races like the
VRC Oaks, the STC Canterbury Guineas and STC Rosehill Guineas, the
Black Opal Stakes and Edward Manifold Stakes.
She was retired to stud
and sent to the USA where she had five foals up until 1995. Her most
successful foal is Portland
Player who won the Victorian
Derby in 1996.