brood mare from the Golden Slipper winning family of CATBIRD


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(GST inclusive)

King's Best (USA) 1997
Boondock (NZ) 1995
19 August 2002
Life no:
Baerami 2333 NSW, Australia

Broodmare's breeding status:

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

Paperback is from the family of Golden slipper winner and successful sire CATBIRD and prolific Black Type family featuring group winners Maizcay, Danbird, Pillar of Hercules, Mzilikazi,

A lovley big roomy mare with plenty of length and scope standing at 16hh, being Danehill free breeding options are endless.

She has produced foals that have sold for $110000 who are big strong robust types, she is an easy breeder and foals out very well with no assistance required, she mothers her foals extremly well.

She is currently empty ready to cover this year ( a breeding cert can be arranged)


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Bay mare       Foaled 2002 

KING'S BEST (USA) KingmamboMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
CentaineCenturyBetter Boy (Ire)

KING'S BEST (USA) (1997). 3 wins-2 at 2, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 1614 rnrs, 883 wnrs, 64 SW, inc. Eishin Flash (Tokyo Yushun, Gr.1), Workforce, Dubai Surprise, Sajjhaa, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Egg Tart, Mont Ormel, Queen's Trust, Ervedya, Amore Hass, Larchmont Lad, Doha Dream, Sword of Light, Kinglike, Projected, Kiram, Happy Galaxy, Atom Hearth Mother, I'm So Fancy, Music Box, Normandel, Karaktar, Good Donna, Queen Catrine, etc.


1st dam

BOONDOCK (NZ), by Centaine. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to Do Me a Favour. Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

 Delago Diamond - Soviet Sniper (Sing.) (g by Encosta de Lago). 5 wins from 1400m to 1800m in Aust. and Malaysia, 3d Singapore TC Class 4 H.-3 times.

 Mudslide (g by Royal Academy (USA)). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m in Aust.

 My Tinkerbel (f by Bel Esprit). 2 wins at 1050m, 1100m in Aust. Dam of 2 winners-

 Marbel Duke. 8 wins to 1300m, A$127,400, to 2018-19 in Aust.

 Trilli Filly. Winner at 1200m in 2017-18 in Aust.

 Paperback (f by King's Best (USA)). Winner. See below.

 Pinot Noir (g by Econsul (NZ)). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

BOONOKE, by Marscay. Raced twice. Sister to MAIZCAY, MZILIKAZI, FITTING (dam of CATBIRD, DANBIRD), three-quarter-sister to DONNA DIOR, half-sister to DONNA CARA (dam of YESTERDAY). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Do Me a Favour (f Howbaddouwantit (USA)) 4 wins from 1350m to 1600m, Hawkes Bay First Sovereign Trust H., BOP RC Wealleans Petroleum H., 2d ARC Bonecrusher S., L. Producer.

 Avignon. 2 wins at 1600m, ARC Archibald & Shorter H.

 Vigoroso. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, HKJC Tak Shing H., Tseung Kwan O P., 2d HKJC The Super Trio Show P., Those Were the Days H., Shek Wu Hui H., 3d HKJC Tsim Sha Tsui H., Xinjiang H.


3rd dam

CORN, by Hotfoot. 4 wins to 1400m, AJC Analight H. Half-sister to BEANS, COUNTY, DIEU D'OR, Fire Fighter,  Singeing Lamp (dam of HALF HENNESSY),  Mahenge (dam of BEAVER). Dam of 12 named foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

MAIZCAY (c Marscay) 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m, A$178,700, STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2. Sire.

MZILIKAZI (c Marscay) 7 wins from 1600m to 2000m, R678,480, Z$191,350 in South Africa and Zimbabwe, Borrowdale OK Grand Challenge, Gr.3, 2d Borrowdale Castle Tankard, Gr.2.

FITTING (f Marscay) 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$264,118, AJC Gimcrack S., L, 3d AJC Flight S., Gr.1. Dam of 9 winners-

CATBIRD (c Danehill (USA)) Champion 2YO in Australia in 1998-99. 5 wins at 2, A$1,755,670, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, ACT RC Black Opal S., Gr.3, AJC Korean Tourism 2YO H., Courtyard Hotels & Resort 2YO H., ACT RC Black Opal Preview. Sire.

DANBIRD (c Danehill (USA)) 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$90,095, A$287,050, STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, 2d AJC Up & Coming S., Gr.2. Sire.

 Fit and Ready. Winner at 1100m, ATC Rosehill Gardens Event Centre H. Dam of 2 winners-

VERY TEMPTING (f Redoute's Choice) 3 wins at 1400m, 2400m, A$283,350, Western Australian Oaks, Gr.3, 2d Western Australian Derby, Gr.2.

 Sprinkler. Winner at 2, STC Saratoga 2YO H. Dam of 5 winners-

 Waterwise. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, AJC Savannah Success H., STC Bill Murphy Bookmaker H. Dam of 5 winners-

CENTRE PIVOT (g More Than Ready (USA)) 8 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$721,033, BRC Bernborough H., L, 3d ATC Premier's Cup, L.

 Coat. Unraced. Dam of 7 winners-

PILLAR OF HERCULES (c Rock of Gibraltar (Ire)) 2 wins at 1500m, 2000m, A$251,775, MRC Norman Robinson S., Gr.3, 3d MRC Toorak H., Gr.1. Sire.

DONNA CARA (f Sir Tristram (Ire)) 4 wins from 1600m to 2100m, SAJC New Year's Gift, L, VATC Out of Danger H. Dam of 4 winners-

YESTERDAY (f Red Ransom (USA)) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1400m, A$145,910, MRC Twilight Glow S., L, 3d VRC Red Roses S., L. Producer.

DONNA DIOR (f Marscay) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, A$250,835, MVRC Alexandra S., L, 2d ACT RC Black Opal S., Gr.3. Producer.

 Donna Amata. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of 5 winners-

SEBRING SALLY (f Sebring) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2100m, A$164,740, TRC Strutt S., L, 2d BRC The Roses S., Gr.2.

 Donna Iris. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

Gunalda (f Rory's Jester) 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1350m, A$117,650, BTC Myer Stores Ltd 2YO H., 3d Qld Tatt's RC Winter S., Gr.3. Producer.


Race Record: Winner at 1100m in Aust.


Produce Record: Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 2 winners.

2008  Harry's Magic (g by Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 1400m in Aust.

2009  Fast Fiction (g by Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in NZ.

2010  Shady Dane (f by Dane Shadow). Unplaced.

2011  Blakjak Paperback (g by All American). Placed in Aust.

2012  Tamblyn (g by Snitzel). Placed at 3, 3d SAJC Quayclean P.

2013 (c by Northern Meteor). Destroyed.

2014  Yankee Novel (f by All American). Raced once.

2015 Missed to Excelebration (Ire)


Missed in 2015.


Served by Zoffany. Date of last service, 11.09.2015.


Full Race Record for

PAPERBACK (AUS) 2002 Bay filly
by King's Best - Boondock, by Centaine


(in Australia)

04/Jan/20068th of 9Wyong RC Maiden H., A$12,000, 1100m, time 1:4.65. Track good. Carried 52.50kg (allowance -1.50kg). Nanna Bill was 1st and Phantom Verde 2nd and Hill End 3rd.
23/Jan/20063rd of 10Goulburn DRC Byerley Stud Maiden P., A$6,000, 1000m, time 0:58.11. Track good. Carried 54.50kg. Mr Linkwin was 1st and Psychological 2nd.A$600
05/Oct/20069th of 13Gosford RC F-&-M Maiden Plate, A$12,000, 1200m, time 1:11.22. Track good. Carried 57.00kg. Marienkirche was 1st and Capturing 2nd and Reiby Refrain 3rd.
22/Oct/20063rd of 9Gosford RC Gerald Ryan Racing Stable Maiden P., A$12,000, 1100m, time 1:5.38. Track dead. Carried 57.00kg. Danz in Paris was 1st and Dalai 2nd.A$1,200
03/Nov/20068th of 12Goulburn DRC Maiden Plate, A$6,000, 1200m, time 1:15.76. Track heavy. Carried 54.00kg (allowance -1.50kg). Red Pier was 1st and Indian Summer 2nd and Third Rock Lad 3rd.
26/Feb/20071st of 13Scone RC 3yo-&-Upwd Maiden Plate, A$7,000, 1100m, time 1:5.21. Track dead. Carried 55.50kg. Lady North was 2nd and Air She Goes Again 3rd.A$4,900
16/Mar/20072nd of 9Muswellbrook RC Cl1 H., A$7,000, 1280m, time 1:16.03. Track good. Carried 55.00kg. Mysecretdancer was 1st and Western City 3rd.A$1,400
26/Mar/200712th of 14Tamworth JC Class 1 H., A$7,000, 1200m, time 1:10.91. Track good. Carried 57.00kg. Sable Island was 1st and Stranglehold 2nd and Goldie's Prospect 3rd.
10/Apr/200714th of 14Scone RC Cl1 H., A$7,000, 1300m, time 1:18.75. Track good. Carried 54.50kg. Marlesia was 1st and Capturing 2nd and Hunter Vintage 3rd.