7yo Broodmare by THORN PARK from the Family of EIGHT CARAT

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Thorn Park (AUS) 1999
Halleys (AUS) 2005
11 September 2012
Cambewarra 2540 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

HESPEROS is the good looking 7yo daughter of THORN PARK out of the REDOUTE'S CHOICE mare HALLEYS from the strong Group 1 family of DIAMOND LOVER & EIGHT CARAT.

She is a winner over 1600m and 2000m with 7 placings from 1300m to 2100m and is being retired to stud.

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Bay mare       Foaled 2012 

THORN PARK Spinning World (USA)NureyevNorthern Dancer
Imperfect CircleRiverman
JoyBluebird (USA)Storm Bird
Christmas SpiritBletchingly
Redoute's ChoiceDanehill (USA)Danzig
Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
Evening Star (NZ)Maroof (USA)Danzig
Sparkle 'n ShineSir Tristram (Ire)

THORN PARK (AUS) (1999). 9 wins-2 at 2, QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1. Sire of 435 rnrs, 311 wnrs, 29 SW, inc. Jimmy Choux (New Zealand Derby, Gr.1), Ocean Park, Norzita, Veyron, Suavito, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Bella Rosa, Princess Kereru, Soubrettes, SP Petition, He's an Ace, Shapita, Star of Yuen Long, Wassergeist, Shezathinka and of The Mighty Fed, Our Gravano, Above, Missie Archer, Thee Old Cougar, Another Story, Barjeel, Fabvier, I See Red, etc.


1st dam

HALLEYS, by Redoute's Choice. 4 wins from 1500m to 2000m, A$97,040, AJC Daracon Spring Time H., STC 7 Deadly Sins Party on Sale H., 2d STC Freeway Hotel Pool Competition H., 3d AJC Gardens on Forest H., Insurance Market Facilities H., Rose Maree Chain Memorial H., STC Nepean Engineering H. Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 2 winners-

 Hesperos (f by Thorn Park) 2 wins. See below.

 Casares (f by Encosta de Lago) Winner at 1150m in Aust.

 Ilvermorny (g by Americain (USA)) Placed at 3 in 2018-19 in Aust.

 Halleys Choice (f by Domesday) Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

EVENING STAR (NZ), by Maroof (USA). 2 wins at 2100m, 2d AJC Merlot Constructions H., Arthur McGill H., 3d STC West Leagues Ashfield H. Dam of 4 named foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

 Super Strike. 7 wins from 1800m to 2200m, HK$4,297,275, HKJC Noble Boy H., Kokura H., South China Sea H., Tsam Chuk Wan H., Smashing Pumpkin H., Lucky H., Ng Fong H., 2d HKJC Koyoto H., Percival H., Tsun Yuen H., Huizhou H., Panasonic Pressure Cooker H., Yan Chau Tong H., Tai Tam Country Trail H.

 Halleys. 4 wins. See above.

 Beesem. Unplaced. Dam of 5 winners-

 Miss Mega Herz. 12 wins to 1100m, A$146,300, BRC Coca-Cola Amatil H., SCTC Yalumba Wines H., 2d GCTC Bartz Fabrication H., 3d BRC Coca-Cola Amatil H.

 Butcher Blue. 5 wins from 1200m to 1650m, BRC Christmas Functions H., Coca Cola H., 3d Ipswich TC Sky Racing H.

 Sticksy. 3 wins at 2, A$114,000, BRC Thebigscreencompany.com.au 2YO H.


3rd dam

SPARKLE 'N SHINE, by Sir Tristram (Ire). Raced twice. Sister to TRISTALOVE (dam of VIKING RULER, KEMPINSKY, LOVETRISTA, DIAMOND LIKE), ANTWERP (dam of VISCOUNT, HELSINBORG), three-quarter-sister to DON EDUARDO, KAAPSTAD, PERUZZI (dam of LUCIDA),  Nine Carat (dam of COURT OF JEWELS),  La Brillante (dam of PHILIDOR). Dam of 11 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

 Evening Star. 2 wins. See above.

 Muto Princess. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

 Vindicating. 13 wins from 1750m to 3900m, A$478,536, MVRC Easter Monday Family Fun Day H., MRC Australian S/chase, Oakbank RC Von Doussa S/chase, Warrnambool RC Brierly S/chase, 2d Warrnambool RC Grand Annual S/chase, Tom Corrigan Hurdle, AJC Classic Mission H., MRC Saint Warden H., 3d VRC Cleanevent H., MRC Australian Hurdle, AJC Barden Ridge H.


4th dam

DIAMOND LOVER, by Sticks and Stones. 8 wins to 1400m, NZ$102,225, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Counties RC Ramarama Country Inn Sprint H. Half-sister to OCTAGONAL, KAAPSTAD, MARQUISE (dam of SHOWER OF ROSES), MOUAWAD,  Nine Carat (dam of COURT OF JEWELS),  Cotehele House (dam of DANEWIN, COMMANDS),  La Brillante (dam of PHILIDOR). Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

DON EDUARDO (c Zabeel) Top of the 2001-02 Australasian 3YO Classification (long). 5 wins from 1300m to 2400m, A$1,685,110, Australian Derby, Gr.1, MRC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, Schweppes Cup, L, 2d STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, 3d VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, MRC Underwood S., Gr.1. Sire.

TRISTALOVE (f Sir Tristram) Head of The 1992-93 NZ 2YO Free H. Joint top filly on The 1993-94 Australasian 3YO Classification. 11 wins-4 at 2-from 1200m to 2050m, NZ$29,800, A$767,640, AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, John F Feehan S., Gr.2, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, SAJC Adelaide Guineas, Gr.3, VATC Schweppes Cup, L, Quezette Quality S., 2d STC Magic Night S., Gr.2, 3d VRC Turnbull S., Gr.2, Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, MVRC Diamond Jubilee S., Gr.3, VRC Chester Manifold S., L. Dam of 8 winners-

VIKING RULER (c Danehill) Winner at 1800m, A$353,300, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, 2d AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2, 3d NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, AJC Argos 2YO H., 4th VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Sire.

LOVETRISTA (f Rock of Gibraltar) 3 wins at 1400m, 2400m, NZ$189,200, Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2, ARC Soliloquy S., L, Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., L, 2d Waikato RC Wentwood Grange 3YO H., 3d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Waikato RC Your Own Home H. Producer.

KEMPINSKY (c Danehill) 2 wins at 1500m, 2050m, A$453,500, MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2, 2d Victoria Derby, Gr.1, 3d MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, Hymettus H. Sire.

DIAMOND LIKE (f Danehill) 5 wins from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$92,450, WRC Lightning H., L, 2d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1. Dam of 5 winners-

FOREVER LOVED (f High Chaparral) 3 wins to 1500m, A$310,980, VRC Blazer S., Gr.2, ATC Australian Turf Club H., TAB Rewards H., 2d ATC TAB Rewards H., 3d ATC Vinery Stud S., Gr.1, 4th Australian Oaks, Gr.1, MRC WW Cockram S., Gr.3.

ZEPHYRON (g Zabeel) 5 wins from 1300m to 2200m, A$298,130, BRC Premier's Cup, Gr.3, ATC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, Harvey Norman H., 3d BRC Brisbane Cup, Gr.2.

Ardeche (f Dehere) 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$172,800, Scone RC Coolmore H., 3d BRC Lancaster S., L. Dam of-

MONGOLIAN MARSHAL (g High Chaparral) 5 wins from 1400m to 2400m, NZ$209,500, A$28,900, to 2018-19, Waikato Cup, Gr.3, ARC Carbine Club Trophy H., 2d Counties Cup, Gr.3, 3d ARC City of Auckland Cup, Gr.3.

Chimeara (f Danehill) 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, Waikato RC Lowe Schollum Jones H., 2d Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3. Dam of 2 winners-

DE BEERS (c Quest for Fame) Top of The 2005-06 Australasian 3YO Classification (Int.). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2000m, A$861,725, STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Bigpond 2YO H., 2d Australian Derby, Gr.1, STC Hobartville S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Roman Consul S., Gr.2, AJC Cuddle 2YO H., 3d AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, 4th STC Heritage S., L. Sire.

 Love Diamonds. Winner at 2 in NZ. Dam of 6 winners-

QUEEN OF DIAMONDS (f Savabeel) Joint NZ Bloodstock Filly of the Year in 2018-19. 3 wins from 1400m to 2100m, NZ$169,175, in 2018-19, Hawkes Bay Lowland S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, 3d ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 4th ARC Karaka Million 3YO Classic, RL.

PERUZZI (f Zabeel) 7 wins to 1400m, A$225,750, AJC Light Fingers S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3, QTC Bribie H., L, M Ryan H., Battle Heights H., 2d AJC Surround S., Gr.2, STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, Premiere S., Gr.3, 4th STC Shannon H., Gr.3. Dam of 4 winners-

LUCIDA (f Danehill) 3 wins to 1400m, A$149,850, AJC Nivison H., L, 3d AJC Wiggle H., L. Producer.

ANTWERP (f Sir Tristram) 8 wins from 1200m to 2150m, A$240,870, QTC Metropolitan H., L, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Gold Cup, L, 2d MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.3, Gosford Gold Cup, Gr.3. Dam of 8 winners-

VISCOUNT (c Quest for Fame) Champion 2YO & 3YO Colt in Australia in 2000-01 & 2001-02. 6 wins-4 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$1,378,820, AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Champagne S., Gr.1, George Main S., Gr.1, MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, STC Skyline S., Gr.3, AJC Sunnyside 2YO H., 2d AJC Expressway S., Gr.2, STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, 3d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, AJC Breeders' P., L. Sire.

HELSINBORG (g Danehill) 7 wins to 1500m, A$234,140, STC Royal Parma S., L, 2d AJC Hall Mark S., L.

 Segue. 3 wins to 1250m, A$94,182, ATC Diona Civil Engineering H. Dam of 2 winners-

ASTORIA (g Medaglia d'Oro) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1600m, A$568,825, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, 2d ATC Tulloch S., Gr.2, MRC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, 3d VRC Victoria Derby, Gr.1.

 Diamond Smile. Placed at 3 in NZ. Dam of 3 winners-

Capital Diamond (f Lucky Unicorn) 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$120,575, Hawkes Bay New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance H., 3d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

GIFT OF POWER (f Power) 11 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m, NZ$315,425, to 2018-19, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, Wellesley S., L, Levin S., L, Manawatu RC Landmark Homes H., Pohangina Cup, WRC Printlink H., 2d ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, 3d ARC Mr Tiz Trophy, Gr.3.


Race Record: 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m to 2018-19 in Aust.