Red Hot Nic: All The Way Winner At Caulfield

Connections of Red Hot NicOn a cold Saturday at Caulfield, Dalziel Bloodstock’s Red Hot Nic claimed a thrilling victory in the Sportsbet Photo Finish Refund (BM 84) over 1,200 meters, marking his 6th win and solidifying his status as a team favourite.

A Wide Barrier, A Winning Spirit

Drawn wide in barrier 15, the odds seemed stacked against him. Despite this Red Hot Nic was well away, seizing the lead early in the race. His performance was a testament to his spirit as he fought on bravely, outpacing rivals Starlight Scope and the Hayes-trained Bellinger.

The Team Behind the Triumph

Behind every great horse is an effective team, and Red Hot Nic is no exception. His jockey, Zac Spain, delivered an exceptional ride, guiding him with cool expertise while the training of Phillip Stokes played a pivotal role in preparing Red Hot Nic for this   triumph.


Owners with jockey Zac Spain after winning at MRC Caulfield

The ownership group, hailing from as far as Gippsland and Queensland really enjoyed this victory. The replay was savoured over and over in the winners lounge.

It Started at Magic Millions

Red Hot Nic’s journey to success began at the 2020 Magic Millions yearling sale where he was selected by Wylie Dalziel for the modest sum of $95,000.

Since then, he has proven to be a lucrative investment, earning a staggering $374,000 in prize money.

His breeding and sales details are :


  • Sire:
  • Dam:
Glorious Red
  • Sire of Dam:
Red Element
  • Breeder:
Element Hill, Innisplain Qld.
  • Sale:
Magic Millions Yearling Sale 2020
  • Ownership:

Wylie Dalziel Roy Higgins, Dr S Chua, Dr J Canty, Dr A Simm, Dr B Litherland, S Alexander, M Mackenzie, L Hives, Mrs J Titmarsh, J Yusi, N McInnes, D Skilton, Four Brothers (Mgr S Dyson), Wild Westerners (Mgr Mrs B Bourke), P Merryfull, D Mcphee, Snow Road Thoroughbreds (Mgr G Mcnulty) & G Tuthill



Thanks, and congratulations again to all involved with Red Hot Nic especially the ownership group. May there be many more wins in stall for him.

Red Hot Nic Wins

Red Hot Nic wins the Sportsbet Photo Finish Refund (BM 84) over 1,200 meters at Caulfield Races. Bought By Dalziel Racing from the Magic Millions Yearling Sale in January 2020 from the Element Hill draft.