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Quest for Fame (GB) 1987
Verstak (NZ) 1999
31 July 2005
Ceres 3221 VIC, Australia

This horse is being sold As Agent:

By: Rosemont Stud

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:Yes
Date of last service:8 November 2010
Selling with a foal at foot:No

To be auctioned at:

2011 Great Southern Bloodstock Sale, Lot 541
Oaklands Junction, 19-20 May 2011
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Bay mare       Foaled 2005 

QUEST FOR FAME (GB) Rainbow QuestBlushing GroomRed God
I Will FollowHerbager
AryenneGreen DancerNijinsky
Danehill (USA)DanzigNorthern Dancer
RazyanaHis Majesty
JanoleMarauding (NZ)Sir Tristram (Ire)
Fancy Babe (USA)Sharpen Up

QUEST FOR FAME (GB) (1987). 5 wins, The Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 843 rnrs, 544 wnrs, 43 SW, inc. Viscount (AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1), Dracula, Unworldly, De Beers, Sarrera, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Erewhon, Skilled, African Rose, Tavistock, Silver Pond, Deferential, Helleborine, Maram, Triple Elegance, Aichi, Famous Name, Stickpin, Coup Bloomsbury, Sara Bell, Estrato, Right of Refusal, Torio's Quest, Alinga, Hollows, Brasileira, etc.


1st dam

Verstak (NZ), by Danehill (USA). Winner at 2 at 1250m, STC Canterbury Leagues Club 2YO H., 2d AJC Keith Mackay H., L, 3d BTC Champagne Classic, Gr 3, AJC Schweppes Agrum H., STC Riverwood Legion & Community Club 2YO H., 4th AJC PJ Bell H., L. Half-sister to Inner City. Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

 Internationalist (f by Zeditave). Winner at 2 at 1100m in 2010-11, 2d WATC McKenna Hampton Insurance 2YO P., 3d WATC Westspeed 2YO P., Magic Millions Perth 2YO Classic.

 Figure (f by More Than Ready (USA)). Winner at 1214m in 2009-10 in Aust.

 No Attendance (g by Bel Esprit). Winner at 1450m in 2010-11 in Aust.


2nd dam

Janole, by Marauding (NZ). 2 wins at 2 at 1000, 1200m, AJC Swan H., STC Grace Bros Sporting Edge H., 2d Newcastle JC Coca-Cola Classic S., Gr 3, 3d STC Apple Blossom H. Half-sister to ENCOUNTER. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Verstak (f Danehill (USA)) Winner. See above.

Inner City (c Zeditave) 7 wins 900 to 1400m, $106,350, QTC Canterbury Belle H., Apprentices' Cup H., Ipswich City Leading the Way H., 2d BTC Triple M Welter H., Carlton Draught H., STC Tooheys New H., 3d Ipswich TC Eye Liner S., L, QTC Sunset Sue Welter H., Danehill Dancer H.

 Grizz . 9 wins 1600 to 3300m, $289,670, to 2010-11, AJC Itchy Feet H., Gilt Pattern H., Ingleburn RSL H., STC Spring Racing Carnival H., 2d Warrnambool RC Galleywood Hurdle, AJC Beaconsfield H., Classic Mission H., Circles of Gold H., UD Trucks H., Cabra-Vale Diggers Club Editors H., Schweppes Lemonade H., Hawkesbury RC Richmond Club Mitavite H.


3rd dam

FANCY BABE (USA), by Sharpen Up. Placed in U.S.A. Half-sister to ICY GROOM,  Cosmetic Lift (dam of ONEOFTHEBIRDBOYS, SHOW AND TELL). Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, all winners, inc:-

ENCOUNTER (c Tierce) Head of The 1996-97 Australasian 2YO Classification, Joint Head of The 1997-98 Australasian 3YO Classification. 11 wins–4 at 2–1000 to 1600m, $2,168,030, VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr 1, AJC George Main S., Gr 1, Chipping Norton S., Gr 1, Sires' Produce S., Gr 1, Champagne S., Gr 1, VATC Futurity S., Gr 1, STC Pago Pago S., Gr 2, 2d STC Golden Slipper S., Gr 1, George Ryder S., Gr 1, AJC Up and Coming S., Gr 2. Sire.

Janole (f Marauding (NZ)) 2 wins. See above.

 Reinforce . Winner at 1300m, STC Christmas Goodwill H. Dam of 5 winners-

Show of Force (f Luskin Star) 2 wins at 2 at 1100m, STC Elizabeth Farm 2YO H., Tonga 2YO H., 2d STC Sweet Embrace S., Gr 3, 3d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr 1, STC Magic Night S., Gr 2, AJC Kindergarten S., L, 4th AJC Champagne S., Gr 1. Dam of 5 winners-

ATOMIC FORCE (g Danehill Dancer (Ire)) 8 wins–1 at 2–1000 to 1200m, $619,100, to 2010-11, ATC Galaxy H., Gr 1, Maurice McCarten S., L, AJC Coogee Dolphins H., Thakral Holdings H., ATC TAB Number 1 Club H., STC 2GB H., Matthew Talbot Race Day P., 2d BRC Victory S., Gr 2, 3d AJC San Domenico S., Gr 3.

 Whim . Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

Gone Skiing (c Gonski) Winner at 2 at 1000m in 2010-11, 2d SAJC Magic Millions Adelaide 2YO Classic, 3d SAJC Jansz S., Gr 3.


Race Record: Unraced.


Produce Record: Dam of 1 foal.

2010 (c by Strategic).


Served by Street Hero. Date of last service, 08.11.2010.