Nice Surprise

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Nice Surprise
Spinning World (USA) 1993
My Fillee (AUS) 1992
27 November 2001
New Zealand
Denman 2328 NSW, Australia

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:Yes
Covering sire: Outreach (AUS) 2012
Date of last service:13 December 2016
Selling with a foal at foot:Yes
Covering sire: Albrecht (AUS) 2009
DOB of foal at foot: 12 October 2016
Sex of foal at foot: Filly
Current with Australian Studbook:Yes

In a brief racing career Nice Surprise won twice at Canterbury (first up both times) and was stakes-placed when 3rd in the AJC P. J. Bell Hcp at Randwick on Doncaster Day when favourite.

Her 2013 filly by I Am Invincible (Not Surprising) sold for $120k as a yearling and has been placed at Wyong from 3 starts and was beaten less than 5 lengths in a Listed Race at her last start after leading from an outside barrier.

Nice Surprise's 2015 colt is also by I Am Invincible and was sold as a weanling in May for $57,500. This colt is Lot 94 at the upcoming Inglis Premier Yearling Sale.

The mare is being offered with a 45 Day PPT (tested 27.1.17) to Widden Stud's exciting first season sire Outreach a highly-talented brother to the Golden Slipper winner Overreach and with an attractive chestnut filly at foot by the Gr3 winning son of Redoute's Choice, Albrecht, whose only yearling to be offered this year realised $130,000 in January.

Nice Surprise is currently located at Widden Stud, Widden Valley.


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Chestnut mare       Foaled 2001 

SPINNING WORLD (USA) NureyevNorthern DancerNearctic
Imperfect CircleRivermanNever Bend
JoindreTwig Moss (Fr)Luthier
HantoussaComeram (Fr)
FemininityTwig Moss (Fr)Luthier
Kahya (Fr)Bold Lad

SPINNING WORLD (USA) (1993). 8 wins-2 at 2, Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1. Sire of 924 rnrs, 620 wnrs, 43 SW, inc. Heavenly Glow (STC Arrowfield Stud S., Gr.1), Ancient World, etc. Sire of the dams of SW California Memory, Nuovo Record, Thee Auld Floozie, Here Comes When, Dakota Phone, Paulina's Love, So Pristine, Silk Blossom, Dorcia, Mashoora, Mouro, Miss Stellabelle, Whispering Gallery, San Sicharia, Araaja, Glenall, Alveena, Aztec Brave, etc.


1st dam

MY FILLEE, by Joindre. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in Aust. Half-sister to BRIDLEMAN. Dam of 5 foals, 4 to race, 1 winner, inc:-

Nice Surprise (f by Spinning World (USA)). 2 wins. See below.

 Charriol (f by Montjeu (Ire)). Placed in Aust.

 Just to Much (c by Tierce). Placed at 3 in NZ.


2nd dam

FEMININITY, by Twig Moss (Fr). Placed in Aust. Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

BRIDLEMAN (c White Bridle (USA)) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2800m, A$182,640, AJC St Leger, Gr.2, Chinese New Year H., STC Llandilo H., 3d AJC The Grafter H., Lester Piggot H., 4th Australian Derby, Gr.1, VRC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.2.

 Interpretation. 3 wins to 1400m, 3d STC Ryde Ladies Probus Club 2YO H. Producer.

 My Fillee. 2 wins. See above.

 Golden Dapper. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

 War Queen. Placed at 2, 3d AJC Thrifty 2YO H. Dam of 4 winners-

 Flarendi. Winner at 1300m, 3d BRC Sequalo at Lyndhurst P.


3rd dam

KAHYA (FR), by Bold Lad. Winner at 2000m in France. Half-sister to KHORASSAN, Kamarjaan,  Korsara (dam of RAYANIY). Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 1 winner, inc:-

 Regal Officer - Ashoka (H.K.). 4 wins from 1500m to 2000m, HKJC Remy XO H., 2d STC East Hills View Club H., 4th Hong Kong Derby, L.


4th dam

KORYNTHIA, by Prince Bio. Placed at 2, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Anlivari. Three-quarter-sister to Tazeem, half-sister to PRINCESS YASMIN (dam of WHITE STAR), Telemaque, Pakistan II,  Tanndara (dam of PARK PLACE),  Regina (dam of MONKSFIELD). Dam of 12 named foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

KHORASSAN (c Sir Gaylord) 5 wins from 3000m to 4100m, Auteuil Prix Congress S/chase, L.

Kamarjaan (c Sanctus) 7 wins from 1600m to 3400m, Evry Prix Montargy, 2d Chantilly Prix La Rochette, L.

 Korsara. Unplaced. Dam of 4 winners-

RAYANIY (c Ragusa) 9 wins from 1800m to 2400m, Longchamp Prix du Nabob, L.

 Kizara. Winner in Argentina. Dam of 2 winners-

KILOWATT (c Friul) 2 wins in Chile, Hipodromo Chile Clasico Carlos Bello Silva, Gr.3.

 Kiss Me Tender. Winner in Argentina. Dam of 4 winners-

KISS ME SWEET (f Lode) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m in Argentina, Palermo G.P. Polla de Potrancas, Gr.1. Dam of 7 winners-

Kiss Me Dear (f Bernstein (USA)) 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m in Brazil, 2d Gavea G.P. Roger Guedon, Gr.3, 3d Cidade Jardim Clássico Emerald Hill, L. Dam of 2 winners-

ESFINGE (f Wild Event) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m in Brazil, Cidade Jardim G.P. Barao de Piracicaba, Gr.1.

Kiss Me Honey (f Lode) 7 wins in Argentina, 2d Palermo Clasico Miguel Angel y Tomas Juarez Celman, Gr.2. Dam of 7 winners-

KISSING YOU (c Sonus) 4 wins from 1600m to 2400m in France and Argentina, La Plata Clasico Jockey Club de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Gr.2, 2d La Plata G.P. Provincia de Buenos Aires, Gr.1. Sire.

 Kissing Time. Winner in Argentina. Dam of 6 winners-

 Kilt Time. Winner at 1200m in Argentina. Dam of 6 winners-

ALY'S TIME (f Aly's Alley) 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m in Uruguay, Maroñas Clasico Asamblea General Legislativa, L.

 Kiss Me Heart. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

COPAHUE (c Stagecraft) 3 wins in Chile, Hipodromo Chile Clasico Fernando Moller Bordeu, Gr.2, 3d Club Hipico Clasico Alberto Vial Infante, Gr.1.

 Incierta. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

IN BAY (f Halpern Bay) Champion 4YO+ mare in Argentina in 1987. 10 wins from 1800m to 2500m in Argentina, San Isidro G.P. La Mission, Gr.1. Dam of 5 winners-

 Caipirinha. 5 wins from 1300m to 2000m in Brazil. Dam of-

 Guerba. Winner at 1400m in Brazil. Dam of 2 winners-

NORTH AMERICAN (g Jules) 6 wins from 1300m to 1600m in U.S.A. and Brazil, Gavea G.P. Salgado Filho, Gr.3.

 Hot Hot Hot. Unraced. Dam of 7 winners-

HOT COMMODITY (f Sonus) 3 wins from 1400m to 2000m in Brazil, Gavea G.P. Zelia Gonzaga Peixoto de Castro, Gr.1. Producer.

 Crna Gora. Unraced. Dam of-

 Glean. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

DANCER'S WAVE (g Go Dancer (Fr)) 2 wins at 1400m, 1800m, SAJC Hill-Smith S., L.

 Gielgora. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

Racing Ruler (f Bluebird (USA)) 5 wins from 1100m to 1650m, A$126,935, VATC Swell Time H., 3d VRC Bloodhorse Breeders' P., Gr.2. Dam of 2 winners-

 Still the One. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of 2 winners-

MAXIMUS MOONARD - KING OF PATCH (H.K.) (g Fomalhaut (USA)) Winner at 2, MRC Merson Cooper S., L.

 Tattenora. 8 wins from 1150m to 1600m, VRC Scomeld H. Dam of-

Terrenora (f Encosta de Lago) 3 wins from 1600m to 1800m, A$113,950, VRC Fire Oak H., 3d VRC Matriarch S., Gr.3. Dam of 9 winners-

REBEL CALL - GHOST (Sing.) (g Exceed and Excel) 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$108,200, S$247,994 in Aust. and Singapore, WATC Perth S., L, 3d WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.2.


Race Record: 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, AJC Savannah Success H., STC Stonequarry H., 2d STC Mix 106.5 H., 3d AJC PJ Bell H., L, QTC AAMI H.


Produce Record: Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, all winners.

2006  Gelato (f by Amalfi (NZ)). 4 wins at 1000m in Aust.

2007 (foal by Amalfi (NZ)). Died.

2008 Missed to Amalfi (NZ)

2009 (f by Amalfi (NZ)).

2010  Amalfi Surprise (g by Amalfi (NZ)). Unraced.

2011 Missed to Magic Albert

2012 Slipped by I am Invincible

2013  Not Surprising (f by I am Invincible). 4 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$87,065, to 2018-19, SCTC Sky 1 H.

2014 Slipped by I am Invincible

2015  Yulong Wain (c by I am Invincible). Winner at 2 in 2017-18 in Aust.

2016 (f by Albrecht).

2017 (c by Outreach).


Missed in 2008, 2011; slipped in 2012, 2014.


Full Race Record for

NICE SURPRISE (NZ) 2001 Chestnut filly
by Spinning World - My Fillee, by Joindre


(in Australia)

11/Aug/20041st of 11STC Stonequarry H., A$20,000, 1100m, time 1:4.45. Track good. Carried 54.50kg. Shove That was 2nd and Johan's Toy 3rd.A$13,000
28/Aug/20042nd of 8STC Mix 106.5 H., A$20,000, 1400m, time 1:23.23. Track good. Carried 55.50kg. Canny Princess was 1st and Hairpin 3rd.A$4,000
08/Sep/20046th of 13STC Hyland Race Colours H., A$20,000, 1200m, time 1:12.46. Track dead. Carried 56.50kg. All Knowledge was 1st and Audacious Amber 2nd and Rich Megadale 3rd.
01/Mar/20051st of 9AJC Savannah Success H., A$22,000, 1200m, time 1:10.92. Track good. Carried 56.50kg. Bella Arena was 2nd and Canny Princess 3rd.A$14,300
28/Mar/20053rd of 10AJC PJ Bell H., L, A$100,000, 1200m, time 1:10.95. Track dead. Carried 53.00kg. Rich Megadale was 1st and Canny Princess 2nd.A$9,000
23/Apr/20057th of 10AJC Bigpond H., A$55,000, 1200m, time 1:10.60. Track good. Carried 56.00kg. Stylish Bow was 1st and Aemilee 2nd and Written by Xaar 3rd.
17/Sep/20056th of 11QTC Emirates Airline H., A$40,000, 1200m, time 1:10.40. Track good. Carried 53.00kg. Black Ink was 1st and Star of Asia 2nd and Tropiqualo 3rd.
03/Oct/20053rd of 12QTC AAMI H., A$13,000, 1200m, time 1:10.50. Track good. Carried 57.50kg. Add it Up was 1st and Country Pack 2nd.A$1,300
03/Nov/20057th of 7BTC Aspley Devils ANZ Communications H., A$13,000, 1200m, time 1:11.02. Track good. Carried 51.50kg (allowance -3.00kg). Coincidental was 1st and Amber Lodge 2nd and Fortified 3rd.