General Store

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General Store
Strada (AUS) 2002
Taiaroa (AUS) 2001
8 September 2008
Oxley Island 2430 NSW, Australia

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:Yes
Covering sire: Direct Charge (AUS) 2010
Date of last service:3 September 2016
Selling with a foal at foot:Yes
Covering sire: Polarmore (AUS) 2010
DOB of foal at foot: 28 August 2016
Sex of foal at foot: Filly
Current with Australian Studbook:Yes

GENERAL STORE ticks all the boxes as far as broodmares go. A multiple winner herself at the track, she has the looks to go with it and hails from a running, winning pedigree.

GENERAL STORE is being offered as a 3-in-1 package with a strong, correct August filly foal at foot by exciting young stallion Polarmore and she is carrying a positive test (First Scan) to Direct Charge.

The filly at foot is eligible for the $100,000 prizemoney bonus on offer in the 2019 OXLEY ISLAND THOROUGHBREDS TWO-YEAR-OLD OPEN 1000 to be held in association with Taree Race Club with the cooperation of Racing NSW. The race will be held on the mid north coast around Golden Slipper time in 2019.

Offspring conceived during the 2016 breeding season by DIRECT CHARGE or POLARMORE will also be eligible for the 2020 renewal of the $100,000 Bonus race.

This is an opportunity to secure a cracking mare in addition to two chances at a $100,000 bonus.

As you can see by the photos these horses are well looked after and are presented in excellent condition. They are fully up to date with their vaccinations for tetanus and strangles as well as having their feet and teeth done.


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Bay or Brown mare       Foaled 2008 

STRADA Danehill (USA)DanzigNorthern Dancer
RazyanaHis Majesty
Shindig (NZ)Straight Strike (USA)Mr. Prospector
SavingPevero (Ire)
Jade Robbery (USA)Mr. ProspectorRaise a Native
SingBluebird (USA)Storm Bird
Emerald Princess (NZ)Noble Bijou (USA)

STRADA (AUS) (2002). 4 wins at 1100m, AJC Eskimo Prince H., L. Sire of 244 rnrs, 151 wnrs, inc. SW Hioctdane (SAJC Chairman's S., Gr.3), Lucky and Wealthy, Settle Strada, Gold Broker, Mister John, Charm's Honour, SP Formidable, Stradon, Sweet Kiss, St Blackberry - Luenyat Blackberry (Mac.) and of Filjon, Painte, Vector Change, Cash Courier, Dukes Bar - Let Me Do (H.K.), Grande Punto, Sir Joey, Stradam, Free the Wind, etc. Sire of the dams of.


1st dam

TAIAROA, by Jade Robbery (USA). Unraced. Dam of 4 named foals, all winners-

 Bentley (c by Bel Danoro). 11 wins from 1000m to 1600m to 2017 in Philippines, 2d Metro Manila TC Imported/Local Challenge S., 3d Metro Manila TC Klub Don Juan Derby.

 Ornithologist (f by Bel Danoro). 9 wins to 1300m, A$151,759 in Aust.

 General Store (f by Strada). 2 wins. See below.

 Otago (f by Conatus). 2 wins at 850m in Aust.


2nd dam

SING, by Bluebird (USA). Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of 10 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

 Shvay. Winner at 1350m, 2d AJC Wave King H.

 Jen Jen's Joy. 7 wins from 1300m to 1600m in Philippines.

 Mercurio. 6 wins from 1450m to 1600m in Philippines. Sire.

 Flying Singa. 2 wins at 1400m in Malaysia.

 Woodwinder. Winner at 1450m in Aust.


3rd dam

EMERALD PRINCESS (NZ), by Noble Bijou (USA). Placed in Aust. Sister to THE BANDETTE, Noble Task, three-quarter-sister to PRINCE MAJESTIC, BI NOBLE,  Lal's Gift (dam of DE MONTFORT, KING JOHNY). Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, 1 winner, inc:-

 Emerald Dane. 3 wins to 1350m, BTC Legacy H., MRC Ricochet Rosie H., 2d MRC Goleen H., 3d MRC RAANC Centenary H.

 Chateaux Loire. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

 Chateau Cugat - Operation Secret (H.K.). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 1650m, NZ$13,000, HK$5,708,525, HKJC Arsenal H., Cheong Ming H., Choi Ying H., Avondale JC New Zealand Bloodstock 2YO H., HKJC Cox's H., Facts H., 2d HKJC Cheong Ming H., Happy Valley Vase H., Central H., Suisse Programme H., Ma Wan H., 3d HKJC Choi Hung H.


4th dam

PRINCESS ORCHID, by Oncidium (GB). Unplaced. Half-sister to PRINCE MAJESTIC, BI NOBLE, Rock Crystal,  Lal's Gift (dam of DE MONTFORT, KING JOHNY). Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

THE BANDETTE (c Noble Bijou (USA)) 6 wins from 1200m to 2500m, NZ$54,300, A$259,490, VATC Herbert Power S., Gr.2, WRC Thompson H., Gr.3, ARC Melbourne Cup Charity Dinner H., STC Misting H., 2d AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, Werribee Cup, L, Hawkes Bay Plumpton Park Hotel & TAB H., Village Fresh Metric Mile H., 3d STC Ranvet S., Gr.1, New Zealand St Leger, Gr.3, WRC Avery Ford H.

Noble Task (c Noble Bijou (USA)) 10 wins from 1200m to 2450m, NZ$86,220, A$46,900, Hororata Gold Cup, CJC Avis Lease H., MVRC Meadowvale Retirement H., VATC Neat N' Trim Uniforms H., 2d CJC Gold Cup, Gr.3-twice, Great Autumn S.H., L-twice, Banks Peninsula RC Banks Peninsula Cup, VRC Birthday H., CJC Hotel Association H., Otago RC Adt Securitas 1400, 3d Kurow Cup, CJC French Bakery Welter H.

 Noblest. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, AJC Jack Mitchell S.

 Society Queen. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Dam of 4 winners-

 Party King. 15 wins from 1500m to 2100m, A$258,485, Townsville Cup-3 times, AJC Holsworthy H., 3d STC Marooned H.

 She's a Trump. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

 This Time Rodney. 4 wins at 1600m, 2100m, Avondale JC Blue Star Print Group H., WRC Totara Lodge Motor Inn H., 2d Rotorua RC Park Heritage H., 3d ARC Lindauer Rose H. Dam of 3 winners-

Tale to Tell (f Falkirk) 2 wins at 1200m, 3d Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3.

 Princess Lily. Placed in NZ. Dam of 4 winners-

 Princess Regina. Unplaced. Dam of 3 winners-

Oncidium Ruler (g Strategic) 5 wins from 2000m to 2500m, A$278,700, to 2017-18, MRC Ladbrokes H., MVRC Good Blokes Society H., VRC Diabetes Research H., 2d VRC Galilee Series Final H., L, MRC Vobis Gold Stayers P., Thebigscreencompany H., 3d MRC Mal Seccull H., H.


5th dam

PRINCESS MELLAY, by Mellay (GB). 18 wins-3 at 2-from 5f to 2m, New Zealand Cup-twice, New Zealand Oaks, Dunedin Guineas, DJC James Hazlett Gold Cup-twice, Champagne S., Southland RC Invercargill Gold Cup, Tapanui H., CJC Heathcote H., Eastern Southland HC President's H., Geraldine RC Members' H., Gore RC President's H., Wyndham RC Spring H.-twice, DJC Dominion H., 2d Wellington Cup, Wellington Oaks, Dunedin Gold Cup, Southland RC Invercargill Gold Cup. 1982 NZ Broodmare of the Year. Three-quarter-sister to  Celbray (dam of YARRA BAY). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

PRINCE MAJESTIC (c Noble Bijou (USA)) Second on The 1981-82 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. Third on The 1982-83 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (2100m+). 19 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$117,655, A$309,800, STC HE Tancred S., Gr.1, AJC Queen Elizabeth Randwick S., Gr.1, Spring Champion S., Gr.1, 3d STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, VATC Underwood S., Gr.1, WRC DB 1600 S., Gr.1.

BI NOBLE (c Noble Bijou (USA)) 9 wins from 1800m to 2200m, CJC South Island 3YO Championship S., L, 2d CJC Gold Cup, Gr.3. Sire.

Rock Crystal (c Native Turn (USA)) 9 wins from 2000m to 6400m, NZ$144,060, ARC Great Northern S/chase, 2d New Zealand Grand National S/chase, L.

 Tiara. 9 wins from 1600m to 2150m, Otago HC Tally Ho H. Dam of 4 winners-

 Zahn. 2 wins at 2100m, 2200m, Avondale JC Placemakers Henderson Welter H. Dam of 5 winners-

CRUMPET O'REILLY (g O'Reilly) 5 wins from 1300m to 2100m, A$123,790, WATC St Leger, L.

 Auburn Rose. 4 wins from 1600m to 2200m, 2d Otago RC Cloud 9 H. Dam of 3 winners-

RANGER (c Random Chance) 9 wins from 1400m to 2500m, NZ$83,500, CJC Easter Cup, Gr.3.

 Lal's Gift. Unraced. Dam of 8 winners-

DE MONTFORT (f Random Chance) 10 wins from 1400m to 2500m, NZ$153,115, A$2,000, CJC Challenge S.H., Gr.3, 3d Hawke's Bay Cup, Gr.2. Producer.

KING JOHNY (g Seasoned Star) Third on The 2004-05 NZ 3YO Free H. (1700m+). 2 wins at 1800m, 2000m, NZ$115,125, A$89,600, Manawatu Classic, Gr.3, 3d New Zealand Derby, Gr.1.

 Notable. 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m in NZ. Dam of-

PARTHESIA (f Raise the Flag (GB)) 2 wins at 1800m, 2100m, A$166,200, in 2016-17, Tasmanian Oaks, L, 2d SAJC South Australia Fillies Classic, Gr.3.

 Laura Dee. Raced once. Dam of 3 winners-

BLOOD BROTHA (g Danzighill) 8 wins from 2000m to 3200m, NZ$525,575, A$60,000, Wellington Cup, Gr.2, 2d ATC Chairman's H., Gr.2.


Race Record: 2 wins at 1250m, 1500m in Aust.


Produce Record: Dam of 2 foals.

2016 (f by Polarmore).

2017 (f by Direct Charge).


Served by Raphael's Cat. Date of last service, 17.10.2017.