A 16hh son of the famous
race horse Gunsynd. Republic had an outstanding temperament and
his workouts were renown for being foot perfect. He was a most prolific winner of
Supreme Champion Hacks and classes at Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne
Royal Shows. He won over 70 supreme champion hack awards in his career. His first major win was the Novice 15.2 - 16hh class at Sydney Royal in 1984. Republic was retired from the show ring at 10 year
old as his colour started to fade. Republic lived a fabulous
life of retirement minding weanlings till he was in his late twenties.