Bel Esprit (AUS)

2016 Stud Fee - $18,700 Inc GST

Royal Academy (USA) 1987
Bespoken (AUS) 1990
Dam Sire:
Vain (AUS) 1966
29 August 1999
16.1 hh
Year Entered Stud:
Standing At:
Sun Stud International
Innisplain 4285 QLD, Australia
Live foal guarantee:
Yes - conditions apply
Free return:
Yes - conditions apply
Bonus Incentive Schemes:

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BEL ESPRIT (AUS) 1999 Bay colt
by Royal Academy - Bespoken, by Vain


Sire Summary

Named FoalsStartersWinnersWinsPlacingsSW (GW)EarningsAEI
10778625832000333623 (8)over $56m.1.30
per foals80.0%54.1% (0.7%)$52,119 
 per starters67.6% (0.9%)$65,118 

BEL ESPRIT 8 wins-5 at 2-to 1350m, A$2,073,600, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2, MRC Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), Gr.3, Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L, Pierre Fontaine Trophy, L, 2d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, MRC Invitation S., Gr.1, Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, 3d AJC TJ Smith S., Gr.2. He entered stud in Aust. in 2003. Leading Aust. Sire of Winners in 2012-13. Sire of 862 progeny to race, 583 winners (67.0%), earnings of over $56 million, 23 stakes winners, 24 stakes placegetters, inc.

BLACK CAVIAR (06f, Desert Sun, Snippets). Horse of the Year in Australia in 2010-11, 2011-12 & 2012-13. Joint Head of the 2013 World Thoroughbred Rankings. Head of the 2011 & 2012 World Thoroughbred Rankings (Sprint). Champion Sprinter in Australia in 2010-11, 2011-12 & 2012-13. Champion Older Female Sprinter in GB in 2012.25 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, £283,550, A$6,922,550, ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1-twice, Royal Ascot Diamond Jubilee S., Gr.1, VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1-twice, Lightning S., Gr.1-3 times, Newmarket H., Gr.1, BRC BTC Cup, Gr.1, MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1-twice, SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, Goodwood H., Gr.1, VRC Danehill S., Gr.2, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2-twice, MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2-twice, Stanley Wootton S., Gr.2-twice, MRC Blue Sapphire S., L, MVRC William Crockett S., L, VRC Cromwell H.

BEL SPRINTER (07g, Snippets, Miswaki). 8 wins to 1200m, A$916,825, S$202,500, ATC Galaxy H., Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2, MVRC Ian McEwen S., Gr.3, MRC WJ Adams H., L, Regal Roller S., L, VRC King Island Dairy H., MVRC Craigieburn Sporting Club H., 2d Singapore TC Krisflyer International Sprint, Gr.1, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, 3d ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, 4th ATC Challenge S., Gr.2-twice.

BEL MER (04f, At Talaq, Sir Dapper). 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$599,575, SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, MRC Quezette S., L, JRA S., L, Heath S., L, 2d VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2, Champagne S., Gr.3, MRC Le Tan S., L, Yalumba Masters H., 3d VRC RDA Victoria S., L, MVRC Interest Me Savings Account 2YO H.

SWEET SHERRY (13f, Revoque, Sir Tristram). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m to 2016-17, A$653,300, SAJC Euclase S., Gr.2, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, MVRC William Crockett S., L, Cleanaway P., 3d MVRC Atlantic Jewel S., L, 4th VRC Incognitus S., L.

AFLEET ESPRIT (11f, Danewin, Luskin Star). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m to 2015-16, A$428,870, MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.2, VRC Cap d'Antibes S., L, MRC GRC Function & Event Centre 2YO H., MVRC Simpson Construction P., MRC Pancare Foundation H., 2d MVRC National Jockeys Celebration Day H., 3d VRC Mrs Mac's Family Bakery Sprint H., Auckland Racing Club H., 4th MRC Kevin Hayes S., Gr.3.

SE SAUVER (10f, Giant's Causeway, Secretariat). 2 wins at 1300m, 1600m, A$192,725, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, 2d MRC Swettenham Stud Dash For Cash 2YO H., 4th MRC Quezette S., Gr.3.

GABBIDON (04f, Scenic, Denizen). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$233,090, MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, SAJC Jansz S., Gr.3, MRC Bourke Street TAB H., 2d SAJC Manihi Classic, L, 4th SAJC South Australia S., L.

VIVACIOUS SPIRIT (04f, Snippets, Last Tycoon). 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$254,810, MRC How Now S., Gr.3, Sandown Park UK H., 2d MRC Perri Cutten Cup, Gr.2, SAJC Yallambee Classic, Gr.2, MRC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, Starcraft P., 3d MRC Kevin Hayes S., L, MVRC Old England Hotel H.

KEEN ARRAY (12g, Zabeel, Bluebird). 6 wins at 1000m, 1200m to 2016-17, A$704,550, MRC Blue Sapphire S., L, Testa Rossa S., L, Italktravel S., L, MVRC William Hill P., 2d VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, MVRC SAJ Fruit Supply S., L, MRC TROA National Jockeys Trust P., 3d MVRC Ascend Trophies Premium P., 4th VRC S., Gr.2, MRC Inglis 2YO Premier, L.

OREGON SPIRIT (07g, Oregon, Imperial Seal). 8 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$434,613, MRC (Mornington) Lord S., L, VRC Flight Lieutenant Peter Armytage H., SAJC Dominant H., MVRC Printhouse Group H., Bendigo JC Southern Cross Austereo H., 2d MRC Mornington Cup Prelude, L, MVRC Dominant H., Swan Hill Cup, MRC Perri Cutten H., MVRC Sportingbet H., Pendragon Tour of Victoria Final H., Direct Alarms Supplies H., 3d VRC Von Costa de Hero 2YO H., Flight Lieutenant Peter Armytage H., MRC Chase Hotel H., MVRC 1300 Australia Premium H., Bairnsdale Cup, Wodonga Gold Cup, 4th SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3, Balaklava Cup, L.

ANGELS BEACH (09f, Zeditave, Marauding). 6 wins to 1200m, A$342,200, SAJC Manihi Classic, L, VRC Mrs Mac's Beef Pie Sprint H., Cranbourne TC Apache Cat Classic, MRC Schweppes H., Browns Sawdust & Shavings H., 2d ATC Maurice McCarten S., Gr.3, MRC Sir John Monash S., Gr.3, MVRC Carlyon S., L, MRC ALH Group P., VRC Simone Montgomerie Tribute H., 3d MVRC Jeep 55 Second Challenge Heat 1 H.

LOVEYAMADLY (08f, Danehill Dancer, Lord Seymour). 6 wins to 1200m, A$319,338, MVRC Abell S., L, VRC Mrs Mac's Beef Pie Sprint P., MRC City Of Glen Eira H., MVRC Chandler MacLeod H., 2d MRC Geoffrey Bellmaine S., Gr.3, Doveton S., L, VRC Mark Taylor H., 3d MVRC Printhouse H.

AUDACIOUS SPIRIT (07g, Zeditave, Snippets). 6 wins at 1200m, 1350m, A$382,200, BRC Lough Neagh S., L, Qld Tatt's RC Hardy Brothers Jewellers H., BRC H., Channel Seven H., Padua College P., 2d ATC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, BRC Dalrello P., L, XXXX Gold H., 3d BRC Keith Noud H., L, Lightning H., L, Qld Tatt's RC Australia Post S., L, BRC OLHC Family & Friends 2YO H., Better Build Constructions H., 4th BRC George Moore S., Gr.3, GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic, L.

STRIKE THE TIGER (07g, Straight Strike, Great Wall). 6 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m, A$214,390, TTC Gold Sovereign S., L, Silver Ingot 2YO H., BRC H., 2d TTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic, MVRC Corporate Interiors Australia H., Essendon Mazda 55 Second Challenge Heat H., 3d TTC Colours Weddings H.

BELTROIS (05g, Noalcoholic, Comeram). 6 wins to 1200m, A$397,185, MRC LT Cleary S., L, VRC Highpoint H., Red Tempo H., MVRC Alternate Railway Safeworking H., MRC Danzero at Arrowfield H., 2d VRC Standish H., Gr.3, Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, Henry Bucks Best Dressed H., 3d VRC Aurie's Star H., Gr.3, MRC Bert Bryant H., Blazing Saddles H., 4th SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1.

CITY OF SONG (08f, Umatilla, Snippets). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$339,993, MRC Blue Sapphire S., L, VRC Melbourne Citymission H., MRC Race-Tech 2YO H., MVRC Silver Thomas Hanley H., Jeep Don't Hold Back H., 2d MVRC Construction Engineering H., MRC D'Urban P., 3d MRC Swettenham Stud 2YO H., MVRC Chandler Macleod 2YO H., Christmas at the Valley H., 4th BRC Bright Shadow H., L, Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, L.

PEACH TREE (06f, Naturalism, Sir Tristram). 5 wins from 1000m to 2200m, A$220,450, WATC Belmont Classic, L, Bonaire Sprint H., Westspeed 3YO H.-twice, Carbon Sports Bar H., 2d WATC Matchmaker Classic, L, Belmont Oaks, L, 3d WATC Perth Racing Members H., H.

SILVER BULLION (05g, Desert King, Noalcoholic). 5 wins to 1200m, A$273,000, VRC Kensington S., L, MVRC Gillies Famous Pies H., Sportingbet Premium H., TRC Cheaper Furniture P., 2d MRC Snitzel H., TRC Raine & Horne Eastern Shore H., 3d VRC Tasman H., BRC Gallopers Sports Club H., VRC Flemington 1840-2010 H.

WORK THE ROOM (05g, Grand Lodge, Law Society). 5 wins from 1100m to 1700m, A$168,851, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L, BRC Better Build Constructions H., MRC Flying Spur H., Royal Charter H., 2d VRC George Watson H., Qld Tatt's RC Hamilton Hotel H., 3d BRC Kids Infront H.

ICONIC (10g, Danehill, Snippets). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 900m, 1000m, A$480,650, MVRC Carlyon S., L, MRC Nine West P., Bendigo JC VOBIS Gold Rush 2YO S., 2d MRC Rubiton S., Gr.2, SAJC National S., Gr.3, WH Wylie H., L, VRC Schweppes Flemingtonfling P., 4th MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, SAJC Matrice S., L.

HONEY FLOWER (08f, Picnicker, Copper Kingdom). 4 wins to 1200m, A$215,375, VRC GH Mumm S., L, Geelong RC Black Pearl H., 2d MRC (Mornington) Happy 60th Birthday Mark Ivory H., 3d SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, MVRC Silver Thomas Hanley H.

KEN AROK (05g, At Talaq, Sir Dapper). 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$4,000, 16,335Rgt., S$297,232, Singapore TC 3YO Challenge (1st Leg), Sgp-3, Kranji C S., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Open H., Class 2 H.-twice.

BELCENTRA (04f, Centaine, Khairpour). 3 wins to 1400m, A$219,200, VRC Desirable S., L, MVRC NHP Electrical H., 2d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.3, 3d MRC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, 4th MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), L.

Architect (10g, Nashwan, Beau Genius). 8 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m to 2015-16, A$456,050, BRC Willis H., Zouki H., Coke Zero H., Qld Tatt's RC Hardy Brothers Jewellers H., BRC Kirks H., GCTC Flan & Emily Jade Pay Your Bills H., Ipswich TC XXXX Gold Grange 2YO P., 2d Qld Tatt's RC Falvelon H., L, BRC Cardno H., Charity Admin 2YO H., Gormans Removals H., Brisbane Marriott Hotel H., GCTC Carbine Club Gold Coast S., Ipswich TC Schweppes TL Cooney H., BRC Brisclean H., GCTC Magic Millions P., 3d BRC BJ McLachlan S., Gr.3, Mick Dittman P., L, Ambassador Travel H., Mastec 2YO H., Aitkenvale Health Centre H., Construction Skills Queensland H., 4th BRC Queensland Day P., L.

Cascabel (05g, Kala Dancer, Sound Reason). 6 wins to 1500m, A$403,705, Bendigo JC Blue Ribbon Foundation CRV Championship H., MRC Jim Moloney H., Noel Rundle H., 2d VRC Standish H., Gr.3, MRC Christmas S., L, VRC Dorevitch Pathology H., Shaftesbury Avenue H., ACG Security H., MRC Jimjoca P., BMW H., VRC Zouki H., MRC Betfair H., SAJC Distinctive Homes H., 3d MRC Heading Out Hair & Beauty S., L, CFV Nightingales H., Bensons Property Group P.H., MVRC Members Equity Bank H., VRC Volunteer Fire Brigades H., MRC Snitzel H., 4th VRC Swisse Vitamins S., L.

Tollesprit (06g, Alzao, Habitat). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$242,150, VRC Flemington Green Fields 2YO H., Schweppes H., MVRC Schweppervescence P., 2d MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, 3d VRC All Victorian Sprint Series Heat H., 4th VRC Poseidon S., L.

True Persuasion (06c, Brief Truce, Bletchingly). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$492,963, MVRC Top Cat Electrics 2YO H., Pulse Pharmacy H., Bingham Freight Systems H., Essendon Fields H., 2d MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, VRC Flight Lieutenant Peter Armytage H., MVRC Pulse Pharmacy H., Schweppervescence P., Black Caviar 25 March H., Mercedes-Benz CV Somerton H., 3d MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2, VRC Auckland Racing Club H., MRC Redoute's Choice at Arrowfield Stud H., MVRC Inglis 2YO Bonus H.

Esprit de Bullet (05g, Bite the Bullet, Gildoran). 12 wins to 1100m, A$380,028, VRC Red Tempo H., MVRC City Jeep Compass H., SAJC McGrath Foundation H., Schweppes H., MVRC Essendon Mazda 55 Second Challenge Heat H., SAJC CFMEU H., H., Sloans Sands H., Adelaide Galvanising H., 2d SAJC Manihi Classic, L, 3d SAJC Manihi Classic, L, Irish Day August 21st H.

Smart Dart (10g, Align, Tinterosse). 9 wins to 1200m to 2016-17, A$304,430, Pakenham RC Sportsbet Racing Form H., MVRC Sandwich Chefs H., 2d MRC Darren Gauci Farewell H., WIlliam Hill Own the Moment H., 3d MRC Christmas S., L, Bushnell Outdoor Products H., Bendigo JC Woodside Park Stud H., Wangaratta TC VOBIS Gold Eldorado.

Belfast Boy (07g, Bureaucracy, Owen Dudley). 9 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$442,470, VRC Henry Bucks Best Dressed H., SAJC Allan Scott Park H., VRC Flemington 1840-2013 H., Lawn H., SAJC Express Colour Printing H., Angelakis Bros H., Schweppes Tonic H., Betfair H., Oakbank RC Tony Pilkington 2YO H., 2d VRC Schweppes Tonic P., SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., McGrath Foundation H., Peter Kittle Motor Company H., Camp Gallipoli H., Projection Graphics H., Adelaide Casino H., 3d VRC Kensington S., L, SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., One Solution Mobile & Data H., Projection Graphics H., Leukaemia Foundation H., Veolia H., Greg Oates Memorial H., Sportingbet H., Social Events at Morphettville H., Hughes Chauffeured Limousines H., Schweppes H.

His sire sons include Moshe, Hangang Ruby, Esprit de Corps, Beldify, General Nkwazi, etc.

Commenced stud duties in Australia in 2003

Leading Aust. Sire of Winners in 2012-13.

Analysis by Crop

CropFoalsRnrsWnrsWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)A$
04/058971531774 (3)8 (4)5,052,834
06/0713496652392 (1)25 (22)11,889,665
07/08125102672594 (1)8 (3)6,475,503
10/111771381003292 (1)2 (1)8,239,996
11/128056371051 (1)2 (1)3,401,472
13/14875022371 (1)3 (1)1,514,546
Totals1242862583200023 (8)59 (32)56,086,862

Analysis by Age

AgeRnrsWnrsPlcdWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)Ave Earnings A$
22656633825 (1)5 (1)12,797
37093548155610 (5)15 (6)21,518
467944976136214 (4)39 (25)55,139

Analysis by Sex

SexRnrsWnrsPlcdWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)Ave Earnings A$
Colts44631650122510 (1)16 (3)69,892
Fillies4162676377513 (7)43 (29)59,892

Analysis by Race Distance

BandRnrsWnrsPlcdWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)Ave Earnings A$
< 1001m612227824155 (2)10 (6)17,729
1001 - 1200m79739410285215 (6)39 (21)35,513
1201 - 1400m630253744355 (3)6 (4)15,039
1401 - 1600m394125412142211,671
1601 - 1800m1823917451 (1)1 (1)9,129
1801 - 2000m9418625007,920
2001 - 2200m569311116,853
2201 - 2400m20313003,499
> 2400m30000096

New Zealand

Season (Rank)RnrsWnrsRunsWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)A$
06/07 (319)1020004,248
07/08 (332)2090003,745
08/09 (279)21152007,585
09/10 (281)41131006,887
10/11 (297)1181003,348
11/12 (239)321420011,136
12/13 (324)30120001,233
13/14 (186)211330029,535
14/15 (302)2060002,834
15/16 (249)41131008,888
16/17 (187)311210020,367


Season (Rank)RnrsWnrsRunsWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)A$
06/07 (304)25966101(1)1(1)268,268
07/08 (51)8235331513(1)4(1)1,683,812
08/09 (35)161828151253(2)4(2)2,955,858
09/10 (22)2089311071545(1)7(2)3,605,813
10/11 (6)24611213541963(1)10(8)7,101,211
11/12 (6)28512716822152(1)10(8)6,576,021
12/13 (6)29415518342495(2)8(5)7,377,794
13/14 (19)32715419182383(1)3(1)5,570,492
14/15 (16)29013818982383(2)4(2)5,668,801
15/16 (24)2441101646185224,827,350
16/17 (32)1978511351342(1)4(1)3,783,852

Worldwide - All countries, calendar year

YearRnrsWnrsRunsWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)A$

Totals in All Countries

CountryRnrsWnrsRunsWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)A$
Hong Kong15826118002,414,179
Great Britain11111(1)1(1)441,913
New Zealand126117110099,806
South Africa323830019,182

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Four-Year-Old and Older Racing






Bay horse       Foaled 1999 

ROYAL ACADEMY (USA) NijinskyNorthern DancerNearctic
Flaming PageBull Page
Crimson SaintCrimson SatanSpy Song
Bolero RoseBolero
VainWilkes (Fr)Court Martial
ElatedOrgoglio (GB)
Vin d'Amour (NZ)Adios (GB)Silly Season
GliterenFinal Orders

ROYAL ACADEMY (USA) (Bay 1987-Stud 1991). 4 wins, Breeders' Cup Mile, Gr.1. Sire of 2134 rnrs, 1499 wnrs, 167 SW, inc. Val Royal (Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1), Top Hat, Oscar Schindler, Al Moughazel - Bullish Luck (H.K.), Ato, Ali-Royal, Eyeofthetiger, Magic Lamp, Bel Esprit, Heroi Do Bafra, Kenwood Melody, Serious Speed, Zalaiyka, Express Way, Naughty Rafaela, Durban Thunder, Carmine Lake, New Regina, Macbeth, Marenostrum, Movie Star, Lavery, etc.


1st dam

BESPOKEN, by Vain. Unplaced. Half-sister to MAHAASIN. Dam of 14 foals, 12 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

BEL ESPRIT (c by Royal Academy (USA)) 8 wins. See below.

 Hashasan (g by Fusaichi Pegasus (USA)) Winner at 1400m, AJC Coogee H., 2d AJC Randwick Betting Auditorium H., BRC P., 3d AJC Juggler H., STC Rabbitohs to 8000 Members H.

 Miss Sacha (f by Kaapstad) 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, 2d QTC Rajah H. Dam of 3 winners-

 Medium Dry Molly. 5 wins from 1600m to 2100m, TRC Key Australia H., 9/11 Gasworks Bottleshop H., Tote Tasmania H., 4one4 Real Estate P., 2d TRC I'm Paddy P., Henry Jones Art Hotel H.

 Excellent Goal. 15 wins from 1000m to 1700m, 392,064Rgt., to 2016 in Malaysia.

 Mokoia Road. Winner at 1400m in NZ.

 Jeublanc. Unraced. Dam of-

 Marocco Road. 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m to 2016-17 in Aust.

 Smartchat (f by Kaapstad) Winner at 1200m, 2d QTC Bore Head H. Dam of 4 winners-

 Top Dragon. 2 wins at 1200m, 1650m, HKJC Shum Shui Po H., Mumbai H., 2d HKJC Perfect Partner H., Robam H., Nam Long Shan H., 3d HKJC Nam Shan H., Shantou H.

 Miss Spoken. Winner at 1400m, A$95,380, ATC Vili's Bakery H., 2d ATC Hyland Race Colours H., Woollahra 2YO H., 3d ATC William's Premium Lager H., BPG 50th Anniversary H.

 Talk Back. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

 The Rector (c Royal Academy) Winner at 1200m in South Africa.

 Essenelles (f by Encosta de Lago) Winner at 1200m in South Africa.

 Velvet Revolver (g by Spinning World (USA)) Winner at 1400m in Aust.

 My Georgia Girl (f by Orpen (USA)) Winner at 1150m in Aust. Dam of-

 Atlanta Rock. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

 Heartbreak Alley. Unraced. Dam of-

 A Lotta Rosie. Winner at 1550m in 2015-16 in Aust.

 Te Akau Wine (g by Kaapstad) Winner at 2000m in NZ.

 Tohaveandtohold (f by Encosta de Lago) Placed, 3d MRC Bramerton 2YO P. Dam of-

 Guilty as Sin. 2 wins at 1200m to 2016-17 in Aust.

 Verbatim (f by Giant's Causeway (USA)) Raced twice. Dam of 3 winners-

 I Got Shivers. 2 wins at 1000m in 2016-17, MVRC Adapt Australia H.

 Speedy Bolt. 2 wins at 1100m in Malaysia, 3d Singapore TC Canadian Alumni S.

 Recited. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

 Lady Lover (f by Thunder Gulch (USA)) Unraced. Dam of-

 Moss Lover. Winner at 1250m in Aust. Dam of-

 Stoneyrise. 6 wins to 1400m, A$116,140, to 2016-17, Dubbo TC WRA Country Championships Qualifier.

 Jameelah. Unplaced. Dam of-

 Orchid Avenue. Winner at 1000m in 2015-16 in Aust.


2nd dam

VIN D'AMOUR (NZ), by Adios (GB). Head of The 1983-84 NZ 2YO Free H. Joint Head of The 1983-84 Australasian 2YO Classification. 4 wins at 2, NZ$90,150, Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, WRC Parkdale H., 2d WRC Evergreen Lodge S., Gr.2, 3d HBJC Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3. Half-sister to SECRET SEAL. Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

MAHAASIN (f Biscay) 5 wins-3 at 2-at 900m, 1200m, A$525,050, VATC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, VATC Laurent-Perrier S., L, Quezette Quality S., 2d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Fillies S., L, 3d STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, 4th SAJC Lightning S., Gr.3. Dam of 3 winners-

 Love of Kentucky. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

 Eliza Sunset. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

Arakti (g Rakti) 2 wins at 1600m, 2100m, ARC Curraghmore Stud H., 2d ARC Great Northern Guineas Prelude, L, 3d WRC Trentham S., Gr.3.


Race Record: 19 Starts 8-4-1 A$2,073,600.
Joint second colt on The 2001-02 Australasian 2YO Classification. Won BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr 1 (1350m), MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr 1 (1200m), VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr 2 (1000m), MRC Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), Gr 3 (1000m), Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr 3 (1100m), HDF McNeil S., Gr 3 (1100m), MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L (1000m), Pierre Fontaine Trophy, L (1000m), 2nd MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr 1, VRC Newmarket H., Gr 1, MRC Invitation S., Gr 1, MVRC Manikato S., Gr 1, 3rd AJC TJ Smith S., Gr 2

(in Australia)

At 2 : MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1 (1200m beating Brief Embrace and Pillaging)
VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2 (1000m beating Nessuno and Cousy)
MRC Blue Diamond Preview (c&g)
Gr.3 (1000m beating C'Est le Reve and Tom Coureuse)
Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g)
Gr.3 (1100m beating Cool Trent and Step Ahead)
MVRC Pierre Fontaine Trophy, L (1000m beating Bella Vichy and Cousy)
At 3 : BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1 (1350m beating Private Steer and Spinning Hill)
MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3 (1100m beating Yell and Before Too Long)
MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L (1000m beating Able Choice and Yell)
2d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1 (1200m to Belle du Jour and beating Super Impressive)
MRC Invitation S., Gr.1 (1400m to Pernod and beating Royal Code)
Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1 (1600m to Helenus and beating Choisir)
MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1 (1200m to Spinning Hill and beating Mistegic)
3d AJC TJ Smith S., Gr.2 (1200m to Spinning Hill and Yell)
B. 1987
GW 4 wins
f:2481 r:2134 w:1499 SW:167
B. 1967
GW 11 wins
f:850 r:654 w:473 SW:156
Northern Dancer
B. 1961
GW 14 wins
f:636 r:488 w:382 SW:147
Lady Angela14
NatalmaNative Dancer5
Flaming Page
B. 1959
SW 4 wins
f:3 r:3 w:3 SW:2
Bull PageBull Lea9
Our Page4
Flaring TopMenow8
Flaming Top8
Crimson Saint
Ch. 1969
GW 7 wins
f:11 r:8 w:7 SW:4
Crimson Satan
Ch. 1959
GW 18 wins
f:452 r:364 w:295 SW:33
Spy SongBalladier3
Mata Hari2
Bolero Rose
Ch. 1958
SW 9 wins
f:5 r:5 w:4 SW:1
BoleroEight Thirty11
First RoseMenow8
Rare Bloom8
Br. 1990
f:14 r:12 w:8 SW:1
Ch. 1966
GW 12 wins
f:631 r:498 w:395 SW:46
Ch. 1952
Wnr 2 wins
f:554 r:496 w:371 SW:52
Court MartialFair Trial9
Sans TaresSind14
B. 1957
SP 10 wins
f:3 r:2 w:1 SW:1
Denis PopA9
Vin d'Amour
B. 1981
GW 4 wins
f:5 r:4 w:2 SW:1
B. 1970
GW 1 win
f:422 r:238 w:163 SW:13
Silly SeasonTom Fool3
Double Deal1
Ch. 1969
Wnr 5 wins
f:5 r:5 w:4 SW:2
Final OrdersFinal Court7
Golden Guest2
Sunny GoldKurdistan9
f: number of foals | r: number that raced | w: number that won | SW: number of stakeswinners

ROYAL ACADEMY Top of The 1990 European 3YO Classification (1400m - 1800m). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1m, £193,130, US$450,000, Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Curragh Tetrarch S., Gr.3, Late Developers 2YO S., 2d Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.1. He entered stud in Ireland in 1991. He entered stud in Aust. in 1994. Champion Sire in Brazil in 2004-05 & 2005-06. Champion Broodmare Sire in Slovakia in 2011. Sire of 2134 progeny to race, 1499 winners (70.0%), earnings of over $201 million, 167 stakes winners, 129 stakes placegetters, inc.

TOP HAT (02c, Effervescing, Mauser). Champion Older Horse in Brazil in 2008-09.11 wins from 1500m to 2400m, Gavea G.P. Brasil, Gr.1, Cidade Jardim G.P. ABCPCC Matias Machline, Gr.1-twice, G.P. Linneo de Paula Machado, Gr.3, Classico Cândido Egydio de Souza Aranha, L, Classico Antonio da Silva Prado, L-twice, 2d Gavea G.P. ABCPCC Matias Machline, Gr.1, G.P. Cruzeiro do Sul, Gr.1, Cidade Jardim G.P. Criadores e Proprietários de Cavalos de Corrida de São Paulo, Gr.3, G.P. J. Aiscan, Gr.3, 4th Gavea G.P. Brasil, Gr.1.

BEL ESPRIT (99c, Vain, Adios II). 8 wins-5 at 2-to 1350m, A$2,073,600, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2, MRC Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), Gr.3, Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L, Pierre Fontaine Trophy, L, 2d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, MRC Invitation S., Gr.1, Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, 3d AJC TJ Smith S., Gr.2.

OSCAR SCHINDLER (92c, Northfields, Sea Hawk). Top of The 1996 International 4YO+ Classification (Extended). Champion Older Horse in Ireland in 1996. Champion Older Male Stayer in Ireland in 1997.5 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1¾m, £454,739, Irish St Leger, Gr.1-twice, Royal Ascot Hardwicke S., Gr.2, Chester Ormonde S., Gr.3, 2d Curragh Tattersalls Gold Cup, Gr.2, Leopardstown Two Thousand Guineas Trial, L, 3d Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1, Irish St Leger, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Royal Oak, Gr.1, Curragh Royal Whip S., Gr.3, 4th Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1.

HEROI DO BAFRA (02c, Roi Normand, Ghadeer). 11 wins from 1300m to 2400m, US$232,034, Gavea Grande Premio Francisco Eduardo de Paula Machado, Gr.1, G.P. Cruzeiro do Sul, Gr.1, Hollywood Park Allowance, 2d Hollywood Park Inglewood H., Gr.3, Bay Meadows Seabiscuit H., L, 4th Hollywood Park American H., Gr.2, Santa Anita San Marcos S., Gr.2.

AL MOUGHAZEL - BULLISH LUCK (H.K.) (99g, Alysheba, Foolish Pleasure). Horse of the Year in Hong Kong in 2005-06. Champion Miler in Hong Kong in 2004-05 & 2005-06.12 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, £18,443, €5,800, HK$46,462,000, 117,780,000¥, 2,760,000Dhs, Tokyo Yasuda Kinen, Gr.1, Hong Kong Gold Cup, HK-1, HKJC Stewards' Cup, HK-1, Champions Mile, HK-1-twice, Chairman's Trophy, HK-2, Centenary Vase, HK-3, Chang Jiang H., High Island H., Pearce Memorial Challenge Cup, Newmarket NGK Spark Plugs 2YO S., 2d Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, Hong Kong Gold Cup, HK-1, HKJC Cathay Pacific International Mile Trial, HK-2, Doncaster Racecourse Sponsorship Club S., HKJC Fashion H., Fairy King Prawn H., Deauville Prix des Chaumieres, 3d Dubai World Cup, Gr.1, HKJC Champions Mile, Gr.1, Hong Kong Gold Cup, HK-1-twice, Cathay Pacific International Cup Trial, HK-2, Sha Tin Trophy, HK-3, Sandown Summer S., HKJC Co-Tack H., 4th Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1-twice, Tokyo Yasuda Kinen, Gr.1, HKJC Stewards' Cup, HK-1, Ascot Autumn S., L, Kempton Heron S., L.

VAL ROYAL (96c, Bikala, Halo). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, 830,000fr., US$1,050,800, Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1, Del Mar Derby, Gr.2, Santa Anita Oak Tree Mile S., Gr.2, Deauville Prix Guillaume d'Ornano, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de Guiche, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix Matchem, L, Longchamp Prix des Feuillants, 2d Santa Anita Frank E Kilroe Mile H., Gr.2, Chantilly Prix Daphnis, Gr.3, 4th Santa Anita Frank E Kilroe Mile H., Gr.2.

ATO (07c, Lyphard's Wish, Lombardi). Champion 4YO in Singapore in 2012.9 wins from 1200m to 1600m, S$1,643,595, Singapore TC Krisflyer International Sprint, Gr.1, Patrons' Bowl, Sgp-1, Saas Fee S., Sgp-3, Woodlands H., Sgp-3, My Royal Captain S., Open H., Graduation S.-twice, 2d Singapore TC EW Barker Trophy, Sgp-2, Merlion Trophy, Sgp-3, Kranji Sprint, Sgp-3, Open H., Canada Cup, Kranji A S., 3d Singapore Guineas, Sgp-1, Singapore TC Kranji Mile, Sgp-1, Garden City Trophy, Sgp-3, 4th Singapore TC Lion City Cup, Sgp-1, Singapore 3YO Classic, Sgp-2, Garden City Trophy, Sgp-3.

ALI-ROYAL (93c, Chief Singer, Alleged). Joint Champion Older Male Miler in GB in 1997.7 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 9f, £202,529, Goodwood Sussex S., Gr.1, Newmarket Earl of Sefton S., Gr.3, King Charles II S., L, Ben Marshall S., L, York Foss Condition S., 2d Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.1, City of York S., L, 3d Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.2, Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3.

KENWOOD MELODY (95g, Bletchingly, Arctic Explorer). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$553,980, HK$5,827,449, VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Stan Fox S., Gr.2, HKJC Chinese Club Challenge Cup, HK-3, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, 2d Hong Kong Classic Trial, HK-1, HKJC Bauhinia Sprint Trophy, HK-1, HKSAR Chief Executive's Cup, STC Munich H., HKJC Ladies Purse H., 3d HKJC Happy Valley Trophy, HK-3, Sprint Trial Trophy H., 4th HKJC Centenary Sprint Cup, HK-1.

SERIOUS SPEED (04f, Kendor, Sir Tristram). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$956,790, MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, STC Hobartville S., Gr.2, SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3, Gliderol Garage Doors H., 2d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Edward Manifold S, Gr.2, 3d SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, Morphettville Guineas, L, CS Hayes Memorial Cup, L, 4th MRC Tristarc S., Gr.2.

ZALAIYKA (95f, Akarad, African Sky). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1600m, £213,330, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, Prix de la Grotte, Gr.3, Deauville Prix des Reservoirs, Gr.3, 2d Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, 4th Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1.

EXPRESS WAY (02c, Roi Normand, Sassafras). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, R736,300, 125,120Dhs, Kenilworth Cape Guineas, Gr.1, Selangor Cup, Gr.2, 2d Nad al Sheba Wasel S., 3d Nad al Sheba Shadwell Estate Trophy, 4th Clairwood Gold Challenge, Gr.1.

DURBAN THUNDER (01c, Ghadeer, Tumble Wind). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, Cidade Jardim G.P. J Adhemar de Almeida Prado, Gr.1, Kentucky Downs Kentucky Cup Turf Dash S., L.

NAUGHTY RAFAELA (02f, Linamix, Nureyev). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 2400m, US$201,316, Cidade Jardim G.P. Jose Guathemozin Nogueira, Gr.1, Santa Anita Santa Barbara H., Gr.2, Allowance, 2d Gavea Prova Especial Mario Jorge de Carvalho, 3d Hollywood Park Beverly Hills H., Gr.2, Santa Anita La Zanzara H., L.

CARMINE LAKE (94f, Diesis, Lypheor). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, Goodwood Molecomb S., Gr.3, Newmarket Bartlow 2YO S., 3d Doncaster Scarborough S., L, 4th York Lowther S., Gr.2.

EYEOFTHETIGER (02c, Ghadeer, Waldmeister). Joint Champion 3YO Colt in South Africa in 2005-06.5 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2200m, R1,487,650, Greyville Durban July H., Gr.1, 3d Kenilworth Cape Derby, Gr.1, 4th Greyville Daily News Two Thousand S., Gr.1, Kenilworth Green Point S., Gr.2.

LAVERY (96c, Dominion, Great Nephew). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, £98,478, R201,325, Leopardstown Phoenix S., Gr.1, Goodwood Tote Shergar Cup Sprint, Clairwood Racecourse Invitation S., 3d Kenilworth Cape Flying Championship, Gr.1, 4th Clairwood Mercury Sprint, Gr.1.

MOVIE STAR (01f, Clackson, Locris). 4 wins from 1300m to 1700m, Gavea G.P. Henrique Possollo, Gr.1, Meadowlands Navajo Princess S., L, Santa Anita Allowance, 2d Gavea G.P. Roger Guedon, Gr.3, Santa Anita Tuzla H., L, 4th Santa Anita Las Palmas H., Gr.2, San Gorgonio H., Gr.2, Churchill Downs Cardinal H., Gr.3.

MARENOSTRUM (01c, Dark Brown, World Cup). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 1800m, Cidade Jardim G.P. Juliano Martins, Gr.1, Santa Anita Allowance, 2d UAE Derby, Gr.2.

NEW REGINA (02f, Clackson, Ghadeer). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1500m, 1600m, Cidade Jardim G.P. Joao Cecilio Ferraz, Gr.1, 4th Hollywood Park Hawthorne H., Gr.3, Santa Anita American Beauty H., L.

MAGIC LAMP (01f, Carson City, Wallet Lifter). Champion older mare in Brazil in 2005-06.3 wins from 1400m to 2000m, Gavea G.P. Roberto e Nelson Grimaldi Seabra, Gr.1, 2d Gavea G.P. Adayr Eiras de Araujo, Gr.2, G.P. Henrique de Toledo Lara, Gr.3, 3d Gavea G.P. Roger Guedon, Gr.3, G.P. Euvaldo Lodi, Gr.3.

MACBETH (01c, Slap Jack, Zenabre). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 2400m, Cidade Jardim G.P. Sao Paulo, Gr.1, 2d Gavea G.P. Conde de Herzberg, Gr.2, 3d Gavea G.P. Cruzeiro do Sul, Gr.1.

SLEEPYTIME (94f, Chief Singer, Alleged). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £146,846, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Sandown Grass Widows 2YO S., 3d Ascot Fillies Mile, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, 4th Newbury Fred Darling S., Gr.3.

GOTTA HAVE HER (04f, Rahy, Sharpman). 10 wins from 6½f to 8½f, US$1,132,608, Del Mar Palomar H., Gr.2-twice, Hollywood Park Royal Heroine Mile, Gr.2, Santa Anita Las Cienegas H., Gr.3, Oak Tree Senator Ken Maddy H., Gr.3, Harold C Ramser Sr H., L, Hollywood Park Allowance, Santa Anita Allowance, 2d Del Mar John C Mabee S., Gr.1, Palomar H., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Dahlia H., Gr.2, Santa Anita Tuzla H., Gr.3, Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint S., L, Hollywood Park Redondo Beach S., L, 3d Keeneland First Lady S., Gr.1, Del Mar John C Mabee S., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Royal Heroine Mile, Gr.2, Santa Anita Providencia S., Gr.3, Las Cienegas H., Gr.3, China Doll S., L.

CONSERVATORIUM (07g, Belong to Me, Zoffany). 9 wins to 1400m, A$796,980, WATC Lee Steere S., Gr.2, AJ Scahill S., Gr.3, SAJC Manihi Classic, L, Durbridge S., L, Ipswich TC Eye Liner S., L, SAJC Sportingbet H., Allan Scott Park Morphettville H.-twice, 2d SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, BRC QTC Cup, Gr.2, Qld Tatt's RC Mercedes-Benz Mile H., L, SAJC Christmas H., L, Toll Express H., 3d WATC AJ Scahill S., Gr.3, SAJC Roadside Service & Solutions H., Schweppes H., Campolina Stud H., 4th SAJC Yallambee Classic, Gr.2, WH Wylie H., L, City of Marion S., L.

REGAL KISS (98f, Don't Say Halo, Manihi). 6 wins-4 at 2-to 1200m, A$361,205, STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, SAJC RN Irwin S., Gr.3, Dequetteville S., L, Balcrest S., L, Limerick Lane Thoroughbreds Flying H., Flair 2YO H., 2d SAJC Swettenham Stud S., Gr.2, Adelaide Guineas, Gr.3, RN Irwin S., Gr.3, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, SAJC Liz Davenport Classic, L.

TEARS ROYAL (96c, Vite Cheval, Comeram). 9 wins from 1200m to 1650m, A$349,200, VRC Blamey S., Gr.2, PFD Food Services S., L, MRC Barton S., L, VRC McPherson's Printing Group H., VATC Eat Well Live Well H., 3d VRC Chester Manifold S., L, MVRC Qantas Airways H., Pakenham Cup, VRC Summer Sunday H., 4th VATC Christmas H., L.

HONOUR THE NAME (96c, Twig Moss, Century). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$331,280, SAJC Angas Brut S., Gr.2, VATC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, Sir John Monash S., L, Mona Nursery S., 2d MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, 3d VATC Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), Gr.3, Safeway H., Geoff Murphy H., 100% Smokefree Indoor P., 4th MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2, VATC Bletchingly S., Gr.3, WATC Belmont Newmarket H., L.

OPRAH WINNEY (03f, Woodman, Lyphard's Wish). 7 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 7f, US$593,989, Laurel Barbara Fritchie H., Gr.2, Monmouth Regret S., L, Aqueduct Interborough H., L, Randaroo S., L, Belmont Bouwerie S., L, Schenectady H., L, 2d Belmont Vagrancy H., Gr.2, Finger Lakes Lady Fingers S., L, 3d Aqueduct Distaff H., Gr.2, Cicada S., Gr.3, Garland of Roses H., L, Interborough H., L, 4th Aqueduct Ruthless S., L.

ONWARD ROYAL (01c, Gone West, Damascus). 6 wins from 1400m to 1600m, Gavea G.P. Presidente Emilio Garrastazu Medici, Gr.2, Classico Nelson Pereira, L, 2d Gavea Prova Especial Itajara, 3d Gavea Classico Nelson Pereira, L.

ARTEJUSTA (01f, Nugget Point, Telescopico). 5 wins from 1300m to 2400m, Gavea G.P. Oswaldo Aranha, Gr.2, Grande Prêmio Henrique de Toledo Lara, Gr.3.

MOLENGÃO (01c, Locris, Crepello). 5 wins from 1300m to 1800m, US$616,510, Hollywood Park Mervyn Leroy H., Gr.2, Santa Anita San Antonio H., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Allowance, Santa Anita Allowance, 2d Santa Anita H., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Sunset H., Gr.2, 3d Hollywood Park Native Diver H., Gr.3, 4th Hollywood Park Hollywood Gold Cup, Gr.1, Golden Gate All American H., Gr.3.

LA BELLA DAME (99f, Snippets, Raveneaux). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$396,150, MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2, Tranquil Star S., Gr.3, Cardinia 2YO H., Heirloom H., 2d MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, MVRC Gary Gay H., 4th MRC Futurity S., Gr.1, VRC Vanity S., Gr.3, MRC Boronia S., L.

PHOENIX PARK (97g, Bletchingly, Vice Regal). 5 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$699,570, AJC TJ Smith S., Gr.2, STC Concorde S., Gr.3, Courtyard by Marriott H., Softex 2YO H., Harvey Norman 2YO H., 2d STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, AJC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, 3d BTC Wyndham Estate Cup, Gr.2, STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, BTC Eric Kirwan 2YO H., 4th STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, AJC Up & Coming S., Gr.2, Kindergarten S., Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Roman Consul S., Gr.3, STC Concorde S., Gr.3, AJC Hall Mark S., L.

ROYAL COURTSHIP (98g, Pre Emptive Strike, Vain). 4 wins at 2, A$271,250, STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, AJC Kindergarten S., Gr.3, STC Cordina Chickens 2YO H., Wests Illawarra 2YO H., 2d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1.

BOLSHOI (92g, The Brianstan, Vigo). 9 wins at 5f, £223,976, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.2, Sandown Temple S., Gr.2, Ascot H., Ascot Jackman's Garden Centre H., 2d Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.1, 3d Sandown Temple S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Ballyogan S., Gr.3, 4th Goodwood King George S., Gr.3, Newmarket Palace House S., Gr.3, Chester Queensferry S., L.

PARADISE QUEEN (02f, Present the Colors, Vacilante). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1500m, 1600m, Gavea G.P. Francisco Villela de Paula Machado, Gr.2, G.P. Roger Guedon, Gr.3, 2d Gavea G.P. Adayr Eiras de Araujo, Gr.2, 3d Gavea Prova Especial Mario Jorge de Carvalho.

CENTAINE (92f, Shirley Heights, Reform). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2200m, 307,000Dm., Mülheim Preis der Diana, Gr.2, Cologne Fruhjahrs Stutenpreis, L, 3d Düsseldorf ARAG Preis, Gr.2.

MANANAN MCLIR (99c, St Jovite, Majestic Prince). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 9½f, £7,535, US$495,298, Arlington Park American Derby, Gr.2, Churchill Downs Allowance, 2d Hollywood Derby, Gr.1, Bay Meadows Round Table H., L, Haydock Weaver 2YO S., 3d Santa Anita Oak Tree Derby, Gr.2, 4th Hollywood Park Cinema H., Gr.3.

SARSON TRAIL - ROYAL TREASURE (MAC.) (97c, Three Legs, Bold Aussie). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, A$177,980, M$4,704,200, MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, Macau Derby, Macau Chelyabinsk H., SAJC Tony's Tuna International 2YO H., VATC John C Reilly 2YO H., Macau Dalmary H., 2d SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.2, Macau Summer Trophy, Faisalabad H., Summer P., Chieftain H., Asuncion H., Autumn Trophy, Ballina H., AJC Goodwill Trophy H., 3d Macau Anyang H., Farol da Guia H., Autumn Trophy, Forli H., Summer Trophy, Macau Classic Trial, Smiley King H., Fukushima H.

PATPONG (99f, Paris Prince, Comeram). 6 wins to 1200m, A$255,850, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, AJC Balmain H., Emirates P.H., 2d QTC Cup, Gr.2.

PRINCE OF WAR (98c, Palace Music, Ahonoora). 6 wins from 1600m to 2000m, A$215,675, S$162,931, 472,880Dhs, STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, VRC Flemington Racecourse Rose H., Nad al Sheba Green Desert S., Singapore TC Class 1 H.-twice, AJC National Servicemen's 50th Jubilee H., 2d Nad al Sheba Dubai City of Gold S., Gr.3, VRC Four 'n Twenty S., L, Nad al Sheba Al Seef S., AJC Lawn 2YO H., Argos 2YO H., STC Sportless Services Ltd 2YO H., 3d STC Fruit & Vegetables 2YO H., Nad al Sheba Sahm Stud S., STC Wests Illawarra 2YO H., Parramatta Leagues Club 2YO H., 4th Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, AJC Fernhill H., Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., Gr.3, Singapore Derby, Sgp-1.

QUAYS (98f, Marauding, Riverman). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, A$425,850, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, QTC Heaven Night Club 2YO H., VATC Lady Mogambo H., 3d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, STC Arrowfield Stud S., Gr.1, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, BTC Doomben Roses S., L, AJC Moet & Chandon H., 4th QTC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1, AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2, STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2.

QUERO QUERO (00f, Great Above, New Prospect). 4 wins from 6½f to 9f, US$409,216, Hollywood Park Honeymoon H., Gr.2, 2d Hollywood Park Milady H., Gr.1, Wilshire H., Gr.3, Santa Anita Las Cienegas H., Gr.3, 3d Hollywood Park Gamely H., Gr.1, Golden Gate California Oaks, L, 4th Santa Anita Las Flores H., Gr.3, Hollywood Park Audrey Skirball-Kenis S., L.

COURT FOLLY (03g, Saratoga Six, Talc). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6½f, 7f, US$257,480, Saratoga Amsterdam S., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Allowance, 2d Churchill Downs Matt Winn S., L, 3d Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Swale S., Gr.2, Keeneland Perryville S., Gr.3.

ORMA GIUSTA (01f, Lode, Banner Sport). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2000m, Gavea G.P. Carlos Telles e Carlos Gilberto da Rocha Faria, Gr.2, 4th Kentucky Downs Pleasant Temper S., L.

DEFERENTIAL (04g, Quest for Fame, Luskin Star). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$288,325, HK$1,574,500, STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, HKJC Privilege H., 2d VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3, HKJC Cheung Shan H., Manawatu Racing Club Challenge Trophy, 3d HKJC Choi Hung H., 4th MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, Debutant S., L.

EL MAIMOUN (95c, Robellino, Habitat). Champion 2YO Colt in Germany in 1997.2 wins at 2, Baden-Baden Raab Karcher Baustoffe Cup, Gr.2.

DREAM IMPACT (01c, Storm Cat, In Reality). Champion Older Male Sprinter in Italy in 2007. Joint Champion Older Sprinter in Italy in 2006.18 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, €443,189, Rome Premio Carlo e Francesco Aloisi, Gr.3, Gran Premio Citta di Napoli, Gr.3, Milan Premio Certosa, L, Naples Gran Premio Citta di Napoli, L, Milan Premio Bersaglio, Rome Premio Anguillara, Premio Olimpio, Premio Capannelle, Premio Matahawk-3 times, Premio Nizon, Premio Aringo, Premio Cola d'Amatrice, Premio Gyr, Premio Guido Reni, 2d Rome Premio Tudini, Gr.3, Premio Anguillara, Premio Stratford, Premio Youth, Premio Chiumvi, Premio Maffei, 3d Milan Premio Cancelli, L, Rome Premio Baybird, 4th Rome Premio Tudini, Gr.3, Milan Premio Cancelli, L, Premio Certosa, L, Naples Gran Premio Citta di Napoli, L.

DANZON (03f, Kingmambo, Kahyasi). 12 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 1850m, €93,800, US$488,165, Churchill Downs Locust Grove H., Gr.3, Longchamp Prix Vanteaux, Gr.3, Turfway Park Kentucky Cup Distaff S., Gr.3, Marseille Borely Prix Delahante, L, Kentucky Downs Kentucky Cup Ladies Turf S., L, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Cologne Kolner Herbst Stuten Meile, Gr.3, Canterbury Park Lady Canterbury S., L, Saint-Cloud Prix La Camargo, L, Turfway Park Wintergreen S., L, Fairway Fun S., L, 3d Churchill Downs Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Mint Julep H., Gr.3, Turfway Park My Charmer S., L, Likely Exchange S., L, 4th Saratoga Ballston Spa H., Gr.2.

ROYAL EXPERIMENT (99c, Grey Dawn, B. Major). Champion 3YO Colt in Scandinavia in 2002.7 wins at 1600m, 1800m, Ovrevoll Marit Sveaas Minnelop, Gr.3, Danish Jockey Club Cup, L-twice, Klampenborg Pokallob, L, Ovrevoll Norsk 2000 Guineas, Taby Jockeyklubbens Jubileumslöpning, 2d Taby Stockholms Stora Pris, L, Jagersro Svenskt Derby, Ovrevoll Pilot Fineliner Cup, 3d Hoppegarten Preis der Deutschen Einheit, Gr.3, Klampenborg Scandinavian Open Championship, Gr.3, Taby Songline Classic, L, Stockholms Stora Pris, L, Ovrevoll Valley Chapel Memorial, 4th Frankfurt Trophy, Gr.3, Taby Stockholm Cup International, Gr.3, Jagersro Per-Erik Pramms Memorial, L, Taby Stockholms Stora Pris, L.

ROYAL DISCRETION (04g, Canny Lad, Secreto). 6 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, A$558,325, AJC South Pacific Classic, Gr.3, MRC Moonga S., Gr.3, STC Darby Munro H., L, Hawkesbury Guineas, L, STC Movers & Shakers Rosebud Quality H., Hawkesbury RC Chalker Accountants Sweepstakes 2YO H., 2d Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, ATC Starlight S., L, QTC Brisbane P., L, 3d AJC All Aged S., Gr.1, STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, AJC Strephon 2YO H., 4th STC Hobartville S., Gr.2, BTC Sprint H., Gr.3, VRC Paris Lane S., L, STC Royal Parma S., L.

BAGHDARIA (03f, Unbridled, Lear Fan). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, US$722,157, Hoosier Park Indiana Oaks, Gr.3, Louisiana Downs Silverbulletday S., Gr.3, Prairie Meadows Iowa Oaks, Gr.3, Delta Downs Sweetheart S., L, 3d Churchill Downs Louisville Breeders' Cup S., Gr.2, Pimlico Black-Eyed Susan S., Gr.2, 4th Oaklawn Park Apple Blossom H., Gr.1, Honeybee S., L.

ART MASTER (01c, Capote, Mr. Prospector). 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m, €121,500, US$140,037, Belmont Poker H., Gr.3, Chantilly Prix de la Jonchere, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Palais-Royal, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix de Pontarme, L, Prix Aravios, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Edmond Blanc, Gr.3, 3d Belmont Kelso H., Gr.2.

KEY ROYAL (94c, Sharpo, Young Generation). 10 wins at 1200m, Rome Premio Umbria, Gr.3, Dortmunder Fliegerpreis, L, Cologne Kolner Sprint Preis, L, Hannover Toto Lotto Sprint Preis, L, 4th Longchamp Prix du Petit Couvert, Gr.3, Cologne Buchmacher Springer Sprint Preis, L.

POOR JUDGE (05g, Thunder Gulch, Vain). 16 wins-1 at 2-from 900m to 1650m, A$641,245, VRC AAMI Business Insurance S., Gr.3, BRC Bribie H., L, Toowoomba TC Weetwood H., L, BRC Rohrig Constructions H., Woolworths H., SITA Australia Quality H., Ballina Cup, BRC Subiaco Hair H., Harcourts Inner West H., 2d BRC Hotel LA H., Gumnut Furniture H., QTC Keith Partridge H., 3d MRC Toorak H., Gr.1, BRC Nairn Constructions H., I Am Red H.

ACADEMIC ANGEL (99f, Damascus, Round Table). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, US$463,357, Lone Star Park WinStar Distaff H., Gr.3, Louisiana Downs River Cities S., L, Sunland Park Harry W Henson H., L, Sam Houston Distaff H., L, Sam Houston Park Jiffy Lube S., L, 2d Retama Park Margarita H., L, 3d Lone Star Oaks, L, 4th Lone Star Park Winstar Distaff H., Gr.3, Louisiana Downs Chapel Belle S., L.

RECAPITALIZE (00c, Dahar, Amalgam). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$540,800, VRC Gilgai S., Gr.3, AR Creswick S., L, Chubb S., L, Winter Championship Heat 7 H., Razor Sharp Welter H., STC Cadbury H., 2d MRC Victoria H., Gr.3, VRC Springtime S., L, MRC Luxury Preferred Royal Ascot Tour H., 3d VRC Gilgai S., Gr.3, BTC Sprint H., Gr.3, MRC Barton S., L, VRC Scobie Breasley H., MRC Le Pine Funeral Services Cup H., 4th MRC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.3.

ROYAL MILLENNIUM (98g, Be My Guest, Alleged). 6 wins at 6f, 7f, £193,814, €112,502, HK$570,000, 35,000Dhs, Curragh Ballygallon Stud S., Gr.3, Newmarket Bentinck S., Gr.3, Newcastle Chipchase S., Gr.3, Goodwood Racegoers Club S., Newbury Q Associates H., 2d Longchamp Prix de la Foret, Gr.1, Newmarket Bentinck S., Gr.3, Doncaster Wentworth S., L, Goodwood Starlit S., L, Ascot Rendezvous Casino H., Goodwood Daily Telegraph Discover Racing H., Sandown Summer Carnival H., York Peterhouse Group H., Goodwood Honeywell Newamerica S., 3d Longchamp Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, Goodwood Supreme S., Gr.3, Nad al Sheba Al Fahidi Fort S., L, Ascot Tote International H., Tote Trifecta H., Newmarket Curtis Medical H., Newbury Friday Business Club S., 4th Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.1, York Golden Jubilee S., Gr.1, Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Seine-et-Oise, Gr.3, Doncaster Cammidge Trophy, L.

POLYTECHNICIEN (06c, Seeking the Gold, Secretariat). 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, £10,760, €165,100, US$130,285, Saint-Cloud Prix Exbury, Gr.3, Deauville Prix Luthier, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Canot, Deauville Prix de Meydan, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Joyeux Drille, 2d Newmarket Earl of Sefton S., Gr.3, Deauville Prix Lyphard, L, Chantilly Prix de Morancy, Saint-Cloud Prix Brantome, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Messidor, Gr.3, 4th Golden Gate Rolling Green S., L.

His sire sons include Bel Esprit (23), Val Royal (20), Ali-Royal (9), Durban Thunder (8), Tamburlaine (7), Ihtiram (5), Top Hat, Art Master, Onward Royal, Molengão, Royal Strand, Strategic Maneuver, Yellow Fever, Key Royal, etc.

The Sire of the Undefeated World Champion BLACK CAVIAR

Stud Comments


Champion Sire of racing immortal BLACK CAVIAR

A Champion Australian Sire (by winners), equalling all-time Australian record

Produced more than 100 individual winners annually for past 6 seasons

Sire of 550+ winners & more than $50 million in prize money

Fighting Sun (AUS) 1999

Northern Meteor (AUS) 2005 x Irish Darling (AUS) 2001

2016 Stud Fee - $13,750 Inc GST
Unbeaten and highest Timeform rated 2YO colt by Northern Meteor!!!
Sun Stud International
Fiorente (IRE) 1999

Monsun (GER) 1990 x Desert Bloom (IRE) 2000

2016 Stud Fee - $17,600 Inc GST
Group winner in both hemispheres including Melbourne and Australian Cups; son of Champion European sire Monsun!
Sun Stud International
Instinction (AUS) 1999 16.1 hh

Exceed and Excel (AUS) 2000 x De Lago Mist (AUS) 2003

2016 Stud Fee - $5,500 Inc GST
Multiple Stakes Winning Son by champion sire Exceed and Excel
Sun Stud International
Jabali (AUS) 1999 15.3 hh

Exceed and Excel (AUS) 2000 x Balalaika (AUS) 2000

2016 Stud Fee - $7,700 Incl GST
Group 1 Performing Son Of Exceed And Excel.
Sun Stud International
Love Conquers All (AUS) 1999 16.1 hh

Mossman (AUS) 1995 x She's a Meanie (NZ) 1995

2016 Stud Fee - $13,750 Inc GST
Multiple Stakes Winning Son who competed against the best!!
Sun Stud International
Magnus (AUS) 1999 15.3 hh

Flying Spur (AUS) 1992 x Scandinavia (AUS) 1994

2016 Stud Fee - $19,800 Inc GST
Group One winning sire of MAGNIFISIO (2014 G1 Winterbottom Stakes), 5-time stakes winner PLATINUM KINGDOM, ALPHA BEAT etc.
Sun Stud International
Monashee Mountain (USA) 1999 16.1 hh

Danzig (USA) 1977 x Prospectors Delite (USA) 1989

2016 Stud Fee - $3,300 Inc GST
Amazing Son of Danzig who continues to get Better & Better
Sun Stud International
Moshe (AUS) 1999 16 hh

Bel Esprit (AUS) 1999 x Helsinge (AUS) 2001

2016 Stud Fee - $11,000 Inc GST
Brother to World Champion BLACK CAVIAR
Sun Stud International
Ready for Victory (AUS) 1999

More Than Ready (USA) 1997 x Crillon (NZ) 2006

2016 Stud Fee - $9,900 Incl GST
Precocious Son Of More Than Ready.
Sun Stud International
Squamosa (AUS) 1999 16 hh

Not a Single Doubt (AUS) 2001 x Class Success (AUS) 1999

2016 Stud Fee - $6,600 Inc GST
Explosive Sprinter by Not A Single Doubt!!
Sun Stud International
Statue of Liberty (USA) 1999

Storm Cat (USA) 1983 x Charming Lassie (USA) 1987

2016 Stud Fee - $8,800 Inc GST
The Sire of Outstanding Sprinter and Top Ten Ranked Horse in the World Hay List
Sun Stud International
Wanted (AUS) 1999 16 hh

Fastnet Rock (AUS) 2001 x Fragmentation (AUS) 2000

2016 Stud Fee - $6,600 Inc GST
The Best Son of Fastnet Rock you'll be WANTING this year!
Sun Stud International

For Sale

Vain Obsession
13 September 2013
Moe 3825 VIC, Australia