Russian Rhyme

Outstanding Pedigree and In Foal to The King

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Russian Rhyme
High Chaparral (IRE) 1999
Akhmatova (USA) 2002
2 October 2011
Christchurch 7672 Canterbury / West Coast, New Zealand

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:Yes
Date of last service:16 November 2017
Selling with a foal at foot:No

Russian Rhyme is a gorgeous, correct mare standing at 15.3hh. High Chaparral is shaping up to be a phenominal broodmare sire and this mares dam line is nothing short of exceptional. An international family with substance.

She has had a lovely Proisir filly (first foal) and is currently in foal to The King, he is a full brother to The Jewel. A fantastic Southland family bred by the Dennis Brothers.

The mare is located in Christchurch, New Zealand and can be grazed here if required. Take advantage of a geniune opportunity to purchase a quality young mare.

Phone Kathryn on +64272441810


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Kathryn Picton-Warlow

P O Box 16 917, Hornby, Christchurch 7672 Canterbury / West Coast, New Zealand

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Bay mare       Foaled 2011 

HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) Sadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
Fairy BridgeBold Reason
KasoraDarshaanShirley Heights
Saint BalladoHaloHail to Reason
Action FrancaiseNureyevNorthern Dancer
Allez FranceSea Bird

HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) (1999). 10 wins-2 at 2, The Derby, Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire (AEI), 2009-10. Sire of 1647 rnrs, 1027 wnrs, 113 SW, inc. So You Think (MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1), Dundeel, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Volatile Mix, Sir Andrew, The Wow Signal, Suavito, Best of Days, Wyndspelle, A Raving Beauty, Vassilator, Miss Infinity, Monroe Bay, Naughty or Nice, Double Dream, Narnia Dawn, Pabouche, Beach Belle, Let's Go, Rafaadah, Sarrasin, Naadirr, etc.


1st dam

AKHMATOVA (USA), by Saint Ballado. Unraced. Half-sister to ANDROID, ARTICLE RARE, AIRLINE (dam of ARGENTINA), ART MODERNE, ASTORG (dam of ASTI),  Actrice Francaise (dam of LBRETHA),  Aventuriere (dam of QUEEN OF REASON),  Astina (dam of PREMIUM POINT). Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, 1 winner, inc:-

 Secret Squirrel (g by Exceed and Excel) Winner at 1100m in 2017, 2d Singapore TC Kranji D S., 3d Singapore TC Initiation P., Class 4 H.

 Satellite Fighter (g by Exceed and Excel) Placed in 2017, 3d Singapore TC Initiation P.


2nd dam

ACTION FRANCAISE, by Nureyev. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Chantilly Prix de Sandringham, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Arbele. Half-sister to  Ave France (dam of AVEC LES BLEUS). Dam of 15 foals, 13 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

ARTICLE RARE (f El Prado) 2 wins at 2, €154,150, Deauville Prix des Reservoirs, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix de Pontpoint, 2d Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix d'Aumale, Gr.3, Deauville Prix de la Nonette, Gr.3, 4th Deauville Prix du Calvados, Gr.3. Producer.

ANDROID (c Riverman) 2 wins at 1600m, Longchamp Prix de la Jonchere, Gr.3, 2d Deauville Prix Guillaume d'Ornano, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix du Prince d'Orange, Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Grand Prix de Paris, Gr.1. Sire.

AIRLINE (f Woodman) 2 wins at 1450m, Chantilly Prix de la Cochere, L, 3d Longchamp Prix du Bois Rouaud. Dam of 4 winners-

ARGENTINA (f Sadler's Wells) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1800m, 2100m, €281,100, US$327,102, Saint-Cloud Prix Rose de Mai, L, 2d Chantilly Prix de Diane, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, Saratoga Diana S., Gr.1, Santa Anita Santa Ana H., Gr.2, Churchill Downs Cardinal H., Gr.3, 3d Hollywood Park Gamely S., Gr.1, Saratoga Diana H., Gr.1, Belmont New York H., Gr.2. Producer.

ASTORG (f Lear Fan) 2 wins at 1600m, Deauville Prix de la Calonne, L, Chantilly Prix du Chateau. Dam of 6 winners-

ASTI (f Sadler's Wells) 3 wins from 1700m to 2100m, €91,020, US$186,792, Belmont Athenia H., L, 2d Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, Prix Vanteaux, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix de La Cochere, L, Belmont Plenty of Grace S., L, 3d Aqueduct Beaugay H., Gr.3, Turnback the Alarm H., Gr.3, Belmont Noble Damsel H., Gr.3, Voodoo Dancer S., L. Producer.

ART MODERNE (c Woodman) 4 wins at 1600m, 1700m, Kentucky Downs Franklin S., L, Longchamp Prix du Vert Galant, Del Mar Allowance, Hollywood Park Allowance, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Edmond Blanc, Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Barneveldt, Prix Rieur, 3d Longchamp Prix de Guiche, Gr.3, 4th Chantilly Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1. Sire.

 Actrice Francaise. Winner at 2100m, Saint-Cloud Prix Hildegarde. Dam of 4 winners-

LBRETHA (f Exceed and Excel) 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, €91,270, to 2017, Vichy Prix Jacques de Bremond, L, Compiegne Prix de la Plaine du Putois, Saint-Cloud Prix Lelio, 2d Chantilly Prix de la Route Bourbon, Deauville Prix de la Pigeonniere, Prix de Coudray, Saint-Cloud Prix Fiammetta, 3d Prix du Chateau de Maisons-Laffitte.

 Absolutely True. Winner at 2, Deauville Prix Beachcomber Hotels Le Trou Aux Biches. Dam of 2 winners-

ABSOLUTE CITY (f Elusive City) 3 wins at 2, €86,000, in 2017, Chantilly Prix Yacowlef, L, 2d Chantilly Criterium de Vitesse, L, Prix Ronde de Nuit, L, 3d Chantilly Prix Sigy, Gr.3.

 Aventuriere. Placed in Ireland. Dam of 3 winners-

QUEEN OF REASON (f Foyer) 6 wins from 1000m to 1600m in India, Chennai Christmas Cup, L, 2d Chennai South India Oaks, L, South India Derby, L, 3d Chennai South India One Thousand Guineas, L.

 Astina. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

PREMIUM POINT (f Twist and Turn) 9 wins from 1100m to 2400m in India, Madras South India Oaks, L, 2d Madras South India One Thousand Guineas, L, 3d Madras South India Two Thousand Guineas, L. Dam of 3 winners-

SHELLY GREEN (f Flitch) 6 wins from 1200m to 1800m in India, Hyderabad Golconda One Thousand Guineas, L, 3d Hyderabad Byerly Turk S., L, Golconda Oaks, L, 4th Hyderabad Deccan Derby, L, Golconda Derby, L. Producer.


Race Record: Unraced.


Served by Proisir.


Full Race Record for

RUSSIAN RHYME (AUS) 2011 Bay filly
by High Chaparral - Akhmatova, by Saint Ballado