*** SOLD **** Daughter of HONOR IN WAR ready for the breeding season!


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Honor in War (USA) 1999
Shirmal (AUS) 2003
16 September 2012
Wagga Wagga 2650 NSW, Australia

This horse is being sold As Agent:

By: Royal Bloodstock

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:No
Selling with a foal at foot:No

GERTRUDE is the 5yo daughter of USA Group One winner HONOR IN WAR who raced in Australia at the end of his career winning the Group 2 Villiers Handicap as a 9yo.

She is from the winning mare SHIRMAL by DESERT KING, producer of Champions MAKYBE DIVA and DESERT WAR.

Gertrude's Female Line has been a prolific Group One producer over the years with quality such as HIGH CHAPARRAL, ANABAA, FORTY NINER, TEOFILO, ZOFFANY, AMERICAIN, SKY HIGH, FLIGHT and HEROIC to name a few.

Unfortunately due to a tendon issue Gertrude is unable to race.

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Chestnut mare       Foaled 2012 

HONOR IN WAR (USA) Lord at WarGeneralBrigadier Gerard
Luna de MielCon Brio
CatumbellaDiesisSharpen Up
BenguelaLittle Current
Desert King (Ire)Danehill (USA)Danzig
DunandLord Seymour (Ire)Habitat
DecorationKsar (GB)

HONOR IN WAR (USA) (Chestnut 1999-Stud 2008). 11 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, Churchill Downs Turf Classic S., Gr.1, AJC Villiers H., Gr.2, Arlington H., Gr.3, Gulfstream Fort Lauderdale S., L, 2d Keeneland Turf Mile S., Gr.1-twice, Storm Cat S., L, Fair Grounds Colonel ER Bradley H., L, Fair Grounds Breeders' Cup H., L, 3d Fair Grounds Mervin H Muniz Jr Memorial H., Gr.2, Gulfstream Mac Diarmida H., Gr.3. Sire of 32 rnrs, 13 wnrs, inc. Mr Honor, Dawson's War, Fields of Oxley, Kiss My Brass, Lowanna Lass, Valour Under Fire, God of Diamond, Heirro, Protest Benny, Spicebomb, War Princess, In Memoriam, Take Five, etc.


1st dam

SHIRMAL, by Desert King (Ire). Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of 3 named foals, 2 to race, 1 winner, inc:-

 Giggleberry (g by Quest for Fame (GB)) Winner at 2 in Aust.


2nd dam

DUNAND, by Lord Seymour (Ire). Winner at 1000m, 2d STC Wahroonga H., 3d STC Cameo Club H. Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

 Mr Gaffikin. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

 Shirmal. Winner. See above.

 Zakynthos Athina. Placed in Aust.


3rd dam

Decoration, by Ksar (GB). 2 wins at 2, AJC Governor Macquarie H., Minoru H., 2d AJC Analie H., STC Mona H., 3d Illawarra TC Brambles Classic H. Dam of 8 foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

 He's Family. 7 wins from 1000m to 1600m in Aust.

 Dunand. Winner. See above.


4th dam

RIBBON (II), by Star Kingdom (Ire). Winner at 6f, 2d STC Novice H. Sister to REVEILLE (dam of ETHNARCH, REALTY, SAVINGS), three-quarter-sister to  Infinity (II) (dam of BOLDNESS),  Summit (dam of SKIRNIR). Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Decoration (f Ksar) 2 wins. See above.

 Heroic Dream - Fortune Champion (H.K.). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m in Aust. and HK, STC Salt Pan H., 3d AJC Pacific H.

 Gold Sash. 3 wins at 1200m, 1300m, AJC Kareela H., STC Telopea S. Producer.


5th dam

EMULATION (NZ), by Dogger Bank (GB). Unplaced. Half-sister to  Tarnu (dam of TIPARILLO). Dam of 14 foals, 13 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

REVEILLE (f Star Kingdom) Second top filly on The 1963-64 Aust. 2YO Free H. 7 wins-3 at 2-from 4¼f to 1m, VATC One Thousand Guineas, AJC Flight S., Warwick S., Sledmere H., 2YO H., Bruce Lowe H., STC 2YO H. Dam of 7 winners-

SAVINGS (c Buckfinder) 9 wins, US$541,322, Churchill Downs Derby Trial S., Gr.3, Oaklawn Park Essex H., Gr.3, 2d Hawthorne Gold Cup, Gr.2, 3d Keeneland Fayette H., Gr.2. Sire.

REALTY (f Sir Ivor) 7 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, Chantilly Prix du Gros-Chene, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Petit Couvert, Gr.3, 2d Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1, 3d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.2. Dam of 2 winners-

REALLY LUCKY (f Northern Dancer) 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m, Longchamp Prix de Saint-Cyr, L, 4th Chantilly Prix de Royaumont, Gr.3. Dam of 6 winners-

RAVINELLA (f Mr. Prospector) Joint Head of The 1987 European 2YO Classification. Champion 2YO in England & France in 1987. 8 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, £885,189, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix d'Arenberg, Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Imprudence, L, Hialeah Breeders' Cup H., L, Laurel All Along S., L, 2d Atlantic City Matchmaker S., Gr.2, Hialeah Black Helen H., Gr.2, 3d Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Gamely H., Gr.1.

LINE IN THE SAND (c Mr. Prospector) 4 wins-1 at 2, Louisiana Derby, Gr.3, Fair Grounds Lecomte H., L, Risen Star S., L. Sire.

 Wayward Bound. 2 wins in U.S.A. Dam of 6 winners-

 Frynia. 2 wins at 1800m, 2200m, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Hayati. Dam of-

FEREVIA (f Motivator) 2 wins at 2100m, 2200m, €92,825, Saint-Cloud Prix Penelope, Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, 4th Saint-Cloud Prix de Malleret, Gr.2.

 Yacht Club. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 1m, 4th Tampa Bay Downs Suncoast S., L. Dam of 5 winners-

YACHT WOMAN (f Mizzen Mast) 4 wins-3 at 2-at 1350m, 1500m, €93,628, Livorno Criterium Labronico, L, 2d Rome Criterium Femminile, L. Producer.

 Skirt the Wind. 3 wins at 8½f, 9f in U.S.A. Dam of 4 winners-

WIND SURF (f Lil's Lad) 2 wins at 1m, 8½f, Hastings Park Nanaimo H., L, 4th Hastings Park British Columbia Oaks, Gr.3. Producer.

 Lucky State. Winner at 1400m in France. Dam of 7 winners-

THUNDER QUEEN (f Thunder Gulch) 4 wins from 1300m to 2000m in Brazil, Gavea G.P. Euvaldo Lodi, Gr.3, Classico Antonio Carlos Amorim, Gr.3, 3d Gavea Classico Armando Rodrigues Carneiro, L, 4th Gavea Classico Armando Rodrigues Carneiro, L. Producer.

ETHNARCH (c Buckpasser) 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1700m to 3600m in France and U.S.A, Aqueduct Display H., Gr.3, 2d Aqueduct Gallant Fox H., Gr.2. Sire.

Breakfast Bell (f Buckpasser) 4 wins, 3d Garden State Jersey Belle H., Gr.3. Dam of 3 winners-

BELIEVE IT (c In Reality) 6 wins-4 at 2-from 5½f to 9f, US$350,483, Aqueduct Wood Memorial S., Gr.1, Remsen S., Gr.2, Keystone Heritage S., Gr.2, 2d Gulfstream Park Florida Derby, Gr.1, Fountain of Youth S., Gr.3, Belmont Tremont S., L, Juvenile S., L, Meadowlands Young America S., L, 3d Kentucky Derby, Gr.1, Pimlico Preakness S., Gr.1. Sire.

IT'S TRUE (c In Reality) 7 wins at 6f, 11f, US$258,624, Louisiana Downs H., L, 2d Laurel Turf Cup, L. Sire.

 Ducky Daddle. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

 Bashush. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 7f, Goodwood Mail On Sunday 3YO Series H. Dam of 8 winners-

WINGS BASH (c In the Wings) 9 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2200m, Livorno Premio FIA European Breeders' Fund, L, Santa Anita Pass the Glass H., L. Sire.

EHTFAAL (f Soviet Star) 2 wins at 2, Ripon Champion 2YO Trophy, L, 3d York Rockingham S., L. Producer.

 Regal Ash. Winner at 5¾f, 2d Leopardstown Golden Pages S. Dam of 8 winners-

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC (c Fantastic Light) Winner at 2, NZ$107,025, A$69,600, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, 2d Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, BTC Champagne Classic, Gr.2, 3d MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L, 4th ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, QTC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1.

 Daily Despatch. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

BANNER HEADLINE (c Danehill) 7 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$350,278, NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's Club Cup, L-twice, 3d AJC Villiers S., Gr.2-twice.

 Igraine. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

Lady of Camelot (f Bolkonski) 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Saint-Cloud de la Vastine, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Le Roi Soleil, L. Dam of 4 winners-

KNIGHTHOOD (c Vitiges) 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1800m in France and U.S.A, Santa Anita Baldwin S., L, 2d Pimlico Woodlawn S., Gr.3.

 Gourette. Placed, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Tertulien. Dam of 5 winners-

MARECHAL (c Danzero) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1300m, A$131,215, STC Heritage S., L, 2d NSW Tatt's RC Roman Consul S., Gr.3. Sire.

 Lady Danette. Placed in Aust. Dam of 11 winners-

JUST A KISEKI (f Fuji Kiseki) 6 wins from 1600m to 2400m, A$115,999, WATC ATA S., L, Silver Meadow H. Producer.

MR. TRICKSTER (c Brocco) 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, A$280,600, VRC Four 'n Twenty S., L, 3d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2.

 Infinity (II). Winner at 9½f, STC Erskineville H. Dam of 3 winners-

BOLDNESS (c Sovereign Edition) 11 wins from 1200m to 2600m, MVRC Governor's S., VATC Heatherlie H., STC Minstrel H., 2d Geelong Cup.

 High Hat. 2 wins at 4f, 5f in Aust. Dam of 5 winners-

 Royal Ascot. 3 wins to 1200m, 2d STC Marrickville H. Dam of-

 High Places. Unplaced. Dam of 2 winners-

 Helisa. Unraced. Dam of 7 winners-

LAURIE'S LOTTERY (g Sir Laurence) Third on The 1998-99 Australasian 3YO Classification (1000m-1400m). 8 wins-4 at 2-to 1350m, A$1,092,603, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Roman Consul S., Gr.3, STC Heritage S., L, AJC Inglis 2YO Classic, BTC Treasury Casino H., Doomben Horseshoe 2YO H., 2d VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Stan Fox S., Gr.2, Up & Coming S., Gr.2, 4th MVRC Australia S., Gr.1, VATC CF Orr S., Gr.1.

PAUL'S FOLLY (g Sir Laurence) 15 wins from 1000m to 2400m, A$449,600, Ipswich Cup, Gr.3, BTC Bernborough H., L, QTC Brisbane H., L, SCTC Anniversary Cup, L.

 Iwalani. Placed in Aust. Dam of 2 winners-

 Corinth. Unplaced. Dam of 7 winners-

RUSSIAN ROGUE (c Semipalatinsk) 14 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$194,540, TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3, Carlton Draught H., Commonwealth Bank Jockey Club Cup, 3d TTC Launceston Cup, Gr.3.

Tintagle Lady (f Knightly Manner) 5 wins from 1900m to 2800m, STC Wynyard Welter H., 2d STC Frank Underwood Cup, L. Dam of 3 winners-

 Lunch in Style. 5 wins to 1400m, QTC Bongaree Novice H. Dam of 3 winners-

ASK THE WAITER (g Shining Finish) 12 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$284,054, STC Premier's Cup, L, 3d AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1.

 Summit. Unplaced. Dam of-

SKIRNIR (c Corinto) 18 wins-4 at 2-from 1100m to 1700m, QTC Sires' Produce S., Gosford Classic, AJC Welter H., Campbelltown H., STC Macarthur Quality H., Marayong H., Normanhurst H., 2d STC Todman Slipper Trial S.

 Imitation. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

 Pink and Brown. Winner at 800m in Aust. Dam of 4 winners-

 Cerise 'n' Black. 7 wins to 1300m, A$109,085, AJC Peter Lawson H., VATC Hyderabad Race Club H. Dam of 7 winners-

HOT RIFF (f Palace Music) 6 wins to 1400m, A$253,820, STC Birthday Card H., L, 3d AJC Sapphire S., Gr.3. Producer.

 Camomile. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

LUCKY WINSTON (g Churchill Downs) 10 wins from 1100m to 1800m to 2016-17 in Macau, Macau Directors' Cup, L, Inchon H.


Race Record: Unraced.