Lows and Highs

Lightly raced High Chaparral 4YO Mare out of More Than Ready mare


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Lows and Highs
High Chaparral (IRE) 1999
Joy and Despair (AUS) 2008
4 October 2014
Life no:
Wellington 5259 SA, Australia

Lows And Highs is a sound lightly raced 4YO mare by High Chaparral, the sire of the great So You Think and Its A Dundeel.
She is out of a More Than Ready mare (as was Miracles For Life and Rebel Dane) and she is from the famous international family of Smart Strike, Dance Smartly etc.
This young mare, has a good temperament, she is sound, lightly raced with residual value as a broodmare. All at a reasonable price.


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Bay mare       Foaled 2014 

HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) Sadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
Fairy BridgeBold Reason
KasoraDarshaanShirley Heights
More Than Ready (USA)Southern HaloHalo
Woodman's GirlWoodman
Alalunga (USA)MachiavellianMr. Prospector
Classic ReignVice Regent

HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) (Bay 1999-Stud 2004). 10 wins-2 at 2, The Derby, Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire (AEI) twice. Sire of 1695 rnrs, 1055 wnrs, 119 SW, inc. So You Think (MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1), Dundeel, Shoot Out, Ace High, Descarado, Monaco Consul, Rekindling, Contributer, Toronado, Wigmore Hall, Lucky Lion, Free Eagle, Tivaci, Redwood, Youngstar, Charmont, Fenway, High Jinx, Hiyaam, Montoya's Secret, Pondarosa Miss, Wrote, Joanna, Enaad, etc.


1st dam

JOY AND DESPAIR, by More Than Ready (USA). Unraced. Half-sister to Almindoro, No Doubt. Dam of 3 named foals, 2 to race, inc:-

 Bernie (g by Bernardini (USA)) Placed at 3 in 2016-17, 2d SAJC Adelaide Cup Raceday H.


2nd dam

ALALUNGA (USA), by Machiavellian. Placed at 3 in France. Half-sister to TREASUREINMYHAND. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Almindoro (g Redoute's Choice) 2 wins at 1500m, 1600m, A$141,438, MVRC Fisher & Paykel P., 2d MRC Norman Robinson S., Gr.3, VRC Super Impose S., L, 3d MRC Autumn Classic, Gr.2.

No Doubt (g Not a Single Doubt) 2 wins at 1200m, A$152,850, in 2016-17, 2d ATC Doncaster Prelude, Gr.3, FIIG H., Schweppes H., 3d ATC Robrick Lodge H.

 D'Don. 5 wins at 1000m to 2017, Singapore TC Class 5 H.-5 times, 2d Singapore TC Class 5 H., 3d Singapore TC St. James's Palace S., Lim's Racer S., Class 5 H.-twice.

 Antonio's Pride. Winner at 1600m in 2017-18 in Aust.


3rd dam

CLASSIC REIGN, by Vice Regent. 7 wins from 6f to 1¼m, US$327,645, Canadian Maturity S., L, Churchill Downs Mint Julep H., L, Allowance, Woodbine Allowance-3 times, 2d Woodbine Breeders' S., L, Wonder Where S., L, Keeneland Dowager S., L, 4th Woodbine Ontario Damsel S., L, Churchill Downs Locust Grove H., L. Sister to REGAL CLASSIC, three-quarter-sister to ALWAYS A CLASSIC, Vast Domain (dam of ST. ELIAS),  Written Word (dam of THESAURUS), half-sister to SKY CLASSIC, GREY CLASSIC, CLASSY 'N SMART (dam of DANCE SMARTLY, FULL OF WONDER, SMART STRIKE, STRIKE SMARTLY),  Classic Slew (dam of SURGING RIVER). Dam of 14 foals, 10 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

TREASUREINMYHAND (f Seeking the Gold) 3 wins at 6f, 7f, Woodbine Fury S., L, Keeneland Allowance.

 Prairie Reign. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

 Moonlit Prairie. Winner at 1600m in South Africa. Dam of 7 winners-

JACKSON (c Dynasty) 6 wins from 1400m to 2000m, R2,366,255, Kenilworth Cape Derby, Gr.1, Greyville Daily News 2000 S., Gr.1, Champions Cup, Gr.1, Kenilworth Politician S., L, 2d Kenilworth Queen's P., Gr.1-twice, Greyville KRA Guineas, Gr.2, Kenilworth Green Point S., Gr.2, Diadem S., Gr.2, 3d Kenilworth Buy One Meal Get One Free S., 4th Clairwood Mercury Sprint, Gr.1. Sire.

JADE BAY (g Jallad) 7 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1150m, R743,275, to 2016-17, Turffontein Lebelo Sprint, Gr.3, Greyville Umngeni H., L, Vaal Grand Heritage in October H., Family Entertainment H., Turffontein District Grand Lodge P., Applied Pneumatics H., 2d Turffontein All to Come S., Wishing You All the Best for the Festive Season P., Vaal Pinnacle S., Rugby 5 H., Racing Association P., 3d Turffontein Pinnacle S., World Sports Betting H., July Day in Jozi Juvenile P., 4th Turffontein Computaform Sprint H., Gr.1, Golden Loom H., L.

HEARTLAND (g Dynasty) 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, R527,521, Greyville Byerley Turk P., Gr.3, Kenilworth Jet Master S., L, Scottsville Daniels Flooring P., Kenilworth Racing It's a Rush H., 2d Durbanville Matchem S., Gr.3, Kenilworth Racing Its a Rush S., 3d Kenilworth Cape Classic, Gr.3, Carl Greaves Brokers S., Itsarush.co.za H., 4th Durbanville Matchem S., Gr.3.

 Pleasant Reign. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

Incumbent (f Carson City) Winner at 2, 3d Santa Anita China Doll S., L, Oaklawn Park Instant Racing S., L. Producer.

Pleasant Laughter (f Coronado's Quest) 4 wins from 7f to 1m, Gulfstream Park Allowance, 2d Aqueduct Garland of Roses H., L, 3d Aqueduct Ride Sally S., L, 4th Calder Chaposa Springs H., L. Dam of 3 winners-

HILLHOUSE HIGH (f Exchange Rate) 4 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, US$456,803, to 2017, Santa Anita Royal Heroine S., Gr.2, 3d Santa Anita Goldikova S., Gr.2, Buena Vista S., Gr.3, Woodbine Duchess S., L, Gulfstream Park Wait a While S., L, Saratoga Tenski S., L, 4th Del Mar Yellow Ribbon H., Gr.2, Santa Anita Wishing Well S., L.


4th dam

No Class, by Nodouble. 3 wins-2 at 2, 2d Fort Erie Yearling Sales S. (f), L, 3d Woodbine Princess Elizabeth S., L, 4th Woodbine My Dear S., L. Half-sister to BARAQUILLO (dam of CHINGQUILLO), MONEY BY ORLEANS, Royal Signature,  That's a Kennedy (dam of STORM ON THE LOOSE),  Written Word (dam of THESAURUS). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

SKY CLASSIC (c Nijinsky) Champion 2YO colt in Canada in 1989. Top colt on The 1992 USA 4YO+ Free H. 15 wins-4 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, US$3,240,398, Woodbine Rothmans International S., Gr.1, Belmont Turf Classic H., Gr.1, Early Times Manhattan H., Gr.2, Atlantic City Caesars International H., Gr.2, Arlington H., Gr.2, Woodbine Summer S., Gr.3, Grey S., Gr.3, King Edward Gold Cup, Gr.3, Pimlico Early Times Dixie H., Gr.3, Woodbine Connaught Cup, L, 2d Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1, Woodbine Rothmans International S., Gr.1, Arlington Million S., Gr.1, Churchill Downs Turf Classic S., Gr.3. Sire.

ALWAYS A CLASSIC (c Deputy Minister) 6 wins, US$388,648, Churchill Downs Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Fair Grounds Explosive Bid H., Gr.3, Mardi Gras H., L, 3d Belmont Manhattan H., Gr.1. Sire.

REGAL CLASSIC (c Vice Regent) Champion 2YO colt in Canada in 1987. 8 wins-4 at 2-from 1m to 9f, US$1,456,584, Woodbine Grey S., Gr.3, Summer S., Gr.3, Eclipse H., Gr.3, 2d Breeders' Cup Juvenile S., Gr.1, 3d Keeneland Blue Grass S., Gr.1, Hollywood Futurity, Gr.1. Sire.

GREY CLASSIC (c Grey Dawn) Champion 2YO colt in Canada in 1985. 7 wins-4 at 2, US$602,039, Woodbine Summer S., Gr.3, Laurel Turf Cup, Gr.3, Woodbine Connaught Cup, L, Coronation Futurity S., L, Cup & Saucer S., L, 3d Arlington H., Gr.1.

CLASSIC REIGN (f Vice Regent) 7 wins. See above.

CLASSY 'N SMART (f Smarten) Champion 3YO filly in Canada in 1984. 5 wins, US$303,222, Ontario Colleen S., L, Woodbine Fury S., L, Canadian Oaks, L, Fort Erie Bison City S., L. Dam of 5 winners-

DANCE SMARTLY (f Danzig) Horse of the Year in Canada in 1991. Champion 2YO Filly in Canada & 3YO Filly in USA & Canada in 1990 & 1991. . 12 wins-3 at 2, US$3,263,835, Breeders' Cup Distaff S., Gr.1, Woodbine Molson Export Million S., Gr.2, Star Shoot S., L, Selene S., L, Natalma S., L, Queen's Plate S., L, Breeders' S., L, Canadian Oaks, L, Canadian Maturity S., L, 2d Woodbine King Edward Gold Cup, Gr.3, 3d Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies S., Gr.1, Arlington Park Beverly D S., Gr.1. Broodmare of the Year in Canada in 2001. Dam of 6 winners-

DANCETHRUTHEDAWN (f Mr. Prospector) Champion 3YO Filly in Canada in 2001. 7 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 1¼m, US$1,609,643, Saratoga Go For Wand H., Gr.1, Woodbine Queen's Plate S., L, Keeneland Doubledogdare S., L, Woodbine Princess Elizabeth S., L, Woodbine Oaks, L, 2d Pimlico Pimlico Distaff H., Gr.3, Fort Erie Prince of Wales S., L, 3d Saratoga Personal Ensign H., Gr.1, Woodbine Mazarine S., Gr.1, Churchill Downs Fleur de Lis H., Gr.2, 4th Saratoga Alabama S., Gr.1, Keeneland Spinster S., Gr.1. Dam of 3 winners-

 Dance With Doves. Winner at 8½f in Canada. Dam of 3 winners-

DANCE AGAIN (f Awesome Again) 3 wins at 8½f, 9f, US$270,604, Woodbine Carotene S., L, 3d Churchill Downs Mrs Revere S., Gr.2.

 Danceinthesunlight. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

MORENO (g Ghostzapper) 4 wins from 1m to 9f, US$2,992,190, Saratoga Whitney H., Gr.1, Belmont Dwyer S., Gr.2, Charles Town Classic S., Gr.2, 2d Saratoga Travers S., Gr.1, Woodward S., Gr.1, Santa Anita H., Gr.1, Belmont Suburban S., Gr.2, Santa Anita Californian S., Gr.2, Parx Racing Pennsylvania Derby, Gr.2, 3d Saratoga Jim Dandy S., Gr.2, Fair Grounds New Orleans H., Gr.2, Charles Town Classic S., Gr.2.

DANCE WITH RAVENS (c A.P. Indy) 3 wins-1 at 2-from 8½f to 9f, US$340,600, Woodbine Grey S., Gr.2, Plate Trial S., L, Allowance, 2d Woodbine Summer S., Gr.2. Sire.

SCATTER THE GOLD (c Mr. Prospector) 2 wins at 9½f, 1¼m, US$845,854, Woodbine Queen's Plate S., L, Fort Erie Prince of Wales S., L. Sire.

 Dancethruthestorm. Unraced. Dam of-

GRAND STYLE (f Giant's Causeway) Winner at 2, Woodbine Princess Elizabeth S., L, 4th Woodbine Ontario Lassie S., L. Producer.

SMART STRIKE (c Mr. Prospector) 6 wins from 7f to 9f, US$337,376, Monmouth Philip H Iselin H., Gr.1, Salvator Mile H., Gr.3, Woodbine Allowance-twice, 4th Belmont Woodward S., Gr.1. Champion sire.

FULL OF WONDER (c Mr. Prospector) 5 wins from 8½f to 1½m, US$368,150, Woodbine Niagara H., Gr.1, Allowance.

STRIKE SMARTLY (c Mr. Prospector) 5 wins from 8½f to 11f, US$470,310, Woodbine Chinese Cultural Centre S., Gr.2, Allowance, 2d Woodbine Sky Classic H., Gr.2, 3d Woodbine Niagara H., Gr.2, 4th Woodbine Niagara H., Gr.1. Sire.

 Dance Swiftly. Unraced. Dam of 9 winners-

SPEIGHTSTER (c Speightstown) 3 wins from 6½f to 1m, US$368,800, Belmont Dwyer S., Gr.3, Allowance.

WEST COAST SWING (f Gone West) 4 wins from 6½f to 8½f, Prairie Meadows Oaks, L, 2d Keeneland Raven Run S., Gr.2. Producer.

PAIOTA FALLS (f Kris S) 4 wins at 8½f, 9f, Woodbine La Lorgnette S., L, Saratoga Allowance-twice. Dam of 4 winners-

AFRICAN RIDE (c Candy Ride) 3 wins from 1300m to 1600m, €88,750, to 2018, Chantilly Prix Montenica, L, 2d Deauville Prix de la Porte Maillot, Gr.3.

RAFTING (g Tapit) 4 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 8¼f, US$207,402, to 2018, Gulfstream Park West Smooth Air S., L, 2d Tampa Bay Downs Sam F Davis S., Gr.3.

 Seattle Classic. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

HELLO SEATTLE (f Deputy Minister) Champion 2YO Filly in Canada in 1999. 2 wins at 2, Woodbine Mazarine S., Gr.1, 4th Woodbine Princess Elizabeth S., L.

SAIL FROM SEATTLE (c Gone West) 4 wins at 5½f, 7f, Woodbine Mt. Sassafras S., L, 3d Woodbine Jacques Cartier S., L. Sire.

Go Classic (f Gone West) 3 wins-2 at 2-to 6½f, Woodbine Allowance 2YOf, 3d Woodbine Glorious Song S., L. Dam of 4 winners-

LA VERITA (f Unbridled's Song) 11 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2100m, 360,733,000¥, Kawasaki Kanto Oaks, L, 2d Hanshin Sirius S., Gr.3. Producer.

 Miss Moneypenny. Raced twice. Dam of-

SWEET EMMA ROSE (f City Zip) 3 wins-1 at 2-to 5½f, Monmouth Crank it Up S., L, 2d Royal Ascot Queen Mary S., Gr.2.

Fleet of Foot (f Gone West) 2 wins at 6f, Woodbine Allowance, 3d Woodbine Whimsical S., L. Dam of 3 winners-

HIS RACE TO WIN (c Stormy Atlantic) 5 wins at 8½f, 9f, US$509,349, Woodbine Ontario Derby, Gr.3, Seagram Cup, Gr.3, 2d Woodbine Durham Cup, Gr.3, 3d Woodbine Dominion Day S., Gr.3.

 Whispered Secret. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

 Margone. Winner at 1300m in Germany. Dam of 14 winners-

HAPPY SPRINT (c Ammirare) 10 wins-5 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, 262,900,000¥, to 2018, Kawasaki Zen-Nippon Nisai Yushun, L, Monbetsu Hokkaido Nisai Yushun, L.

 Classic Slew. Unraced. Dam of 7 winners-

SURGING RIVER (c Gone West) 4 wins from 7f to 9f, US$326,164, Woodbine With Approval S., L, 3d Woodbine King Edward H., Gr.2. Sire.

 Classic Soul. Unplaced. Dam of 2 winners-

SPEEDY SOUL (f Souper Speedy) 2 wins at 2 in 2018, Woodbine Muskoka S., L.

 Go First Class. Raced once. Dam of 6 winners-

SILVER TICKET (g Silver Deputy) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 9f, US$504,967, Woodbine King Edward H., Gr.2, Toronto Cup, Gr.3, Allowance, 2d Woodbine Cup & Saucer S., L, Labeeb S., L, 3d Woodbine Connaught Cup, Gr.3, Breeders' S., L, Keeneland Storm Cat S., L.


Race Record: 3 Starts 0-0-0 A$750.


Full Race Record for

LOWS AND HIGHS (AUS) 2014 Bay filly
by High Chaparral - Joy and Despair, by More Than Ready


(in Australia)

26/May/20179th of 9--trial--Balaklava RC Barrier Trial, 1000m. Quideem was 1st and Modulate 2nd and Secret Bar 3rd.
28/Sep/20179th of 9--trial--SAJC Barrier Trial, 1000m. Cruising was 1st and Futago 2nd and Deplorable 3rd.
24/May/20187th of 8--trial--SAJC Barrier Trial, 1000m. Eclair Lightning was 1st and Cosmic Impact 2nd and Champagne Victory 3rd.
29/Jul/20184th of 10
Gawler & Barossa JC Terrace Function Centre Maiden P., A$13,000, 1700m, time 1:48.86. Track soft(5). Carried 55.50kg. Lostarc was 1st and Nimir 2nd and Shirley's Eagle 3rd. Trainer: Grant Young. Owner: Mr B A Scott. Jockey: D Tourneur.A$750
01/Aug/20186th of 14
SAJC AAMI P., A$21,700, 2025m, time 2:10.75. Track soft(7). Carried 55.00kg. Super Swoop was 1st and Puradeanie 2nd and Exalted Lucifer 3rd. Trainer: Grant Young. Owner: Mr B A Scott. Jockey: J Holder.
10/Aug/20188th of 8--trial--Gawler & Barossa JC Barrier Trial, 1000m. Streetcar Express was 1st and Cosmic Alert 2nd and First Kiss 3rd.
22/Aug/20187th of 12
Balaklava RC Joyce Fisher Maiden P., A$13,000, 2200m, time 2:24.18. Track soft(5). Carried 56.00kg. Exalted Lucifer was 1st and Manilow 2nd and Shirley's Eagle 3rd. Trainer: Grant Young. Owner: Mr B A Scott. Jockey: J Holder.