Progressive Stayer! Winner at 1400 & 1600m & 3rd Sat Brisbane over 2040m


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Monashee Mountain (USA) 1997
Melinda (AUS) 1998
24 November 2013
Toowoomba 4350 QLD, Australia

This horse is being sold As Agent:

By: Pinhook Bloodstock

7:2-1-1 $25,500.
Rated QLD 62.

Winner at 1400 & 1600m and a 3rd at Sat Brisbane level over 2040m.

Bred to get over ground - Out of a Quest For Fame mare and is half brother to Right of Refusal - winner VRC St. Leger, Listed over 2800m.

Pls note his 3 most recent starts have all been at Sat grade (G Coast, and Toowoomba were designated Brisbane Sat meetings).

On the surface his two most recent starts do not read that great but please refer to the 2nd accompanying video link of the G Coast run where even the commentator comments “Quiero given absolutely no hope after bombing the start”.
Last start he was simply over the top and is now spelling.

Only started racing at beginning of 4 yr old season.
Package deal MAY be possible with Live Fast..
Contact Dave Mee for further detail


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Chestnut gelding       Foaled 2013 

MONASHEE MOUNTAIN (USA) DanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
Prospectors DeliteMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
Up the FlagpoleHoist the Flag
Quest for Fame (GB)Rainbow QuestBlushing Groom
AryenneGreen Dancer
KalindaLuskin StarKaoru Star
TouchBoucher (USA)

MONASHEE MOUNTAIN (USA) (Bay 1997-Stud 2001). 4 wins-2 at 2, Curragh Tetrarch S., Gr.3. Sire of 811 rnrs, 539 wnrs, 17 SW, inc. La Montagna (QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1), Miss Cover Girl, Le Giare, Revelstoke, Pimpala Secret, Drenalin, Cherry Creek, Eternity Boy, Mount Verde, Don Pele, Fullandby, Jader, Kay Two, Shamoan, Rich Pearl, Dance for Us, Slater's Peanuts, SP Tibrogargan Miss, Holey Gadoley, A.J.'s Mountain, Bymonashee, Appalachian Trail, etc.


1st dam

MELINDA, by Quest for Fame (GB). Raced once. Half-sister to Escorts. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

RIGHT OF REFUSAL (g by Refuse to Bend (Ire)) 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1450m to 2800m, A$173,640, VRC St Leger, L, 2d MRC Galilee Series Final H., L, Cove Hotel H.

 Quiero (g by Monashee Mountain (USA)) 2 wins. See below.

 All is Magic (g by Magic Albert) Winner at 1400m in Aust.

 Hey Hey My My (f by Conatus) Placed to 2017-18 in Aust.


2nd dam

KALINDA, by Luskin Star. Raced twice. Three-quarter-sister to  Sudden Impulse (dam of STRATEGIC, CLANG, DESTRUCT). Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Escorts (c Zeditave) 4 wins to 1500m, VRC Scobie Breasley Medal H., 2d SAJC Alsco Linen H., VATC St Joel Welter H., 3d SAJC HC Nitschke S., L, AFL Grand Final H., VATC Idolou H.

 Ethos. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d STC Suncorp Metway H., 3d AJC Cyprus H. Producer.

 Schloss. 2 wins at 1250m, 1700m in Aust.

 Rutherglen - Brightly Kima (Mac.). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in Aust.


3rd dam

TOUCH, by Boucher (USA). 2 wins at 1200m, 1500m, STC Kyeemagh H. Half-sister to  Sudden Impulse (dam of STRATEGIC, CLANG, DESTRUCT). Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

 Star of Luskin. 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, QTC Windemere Flying H., BATC Citytrain Graduation S., QTC Green Vale Novice H., Francis Greenway H., STC Kingsgrove High School H., 2d QTC Amberley Welter H. Sire.

 Antenna - Lucky Winner (H.K.). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, HKJC Mount Butler H., 2d VRC Pago Pago H.

 Fantasies. Winner at 1600m, AJC Ted Bartle H.

 Paintress. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

Cubist (g Clear Choice) 9 wins to 1500m, SAJC Holden Nova H., 2d SAJC Storm Queen H., 3d VATC Mona Nursery S., L, SAJC Exemplify H., VRC Craftsman 2YO H.

Graphics (f Sir Laurence) 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1300m, A$84,078, AJC Chatham H., King Brian 2YO H., STC Parramatta Lancers H., 2d STC Birthday Card H., L, Bed of Roses H., MVRC Crown 2YO S.H., 3d STC Darby Munro S., L, AJC Red Jester H., STC Tonga H., 4th STC Millie Fox S., L. Dam of 7 winners-

QUARTERMAN (g Strategic) 2 wins at 2, A$144,200, SAJC Fulham Park P., L, STC BP Woodward & Associates 2YO H., 2d MVRC St Albans S., L, MRC Luskin Star 2YO H., STC Rotary Health Safari 2YO H., 4th VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2.


4th dam

SWEET EMBRACE, by Todman. Joint Head of The 1966-67 Aust. 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2, STC Golden Slipper S., AJC 2YO H., 2d AJC Hobartville S., Gallipoli Highweight H. Sister to PORT JOY (dam of ROYAL BRITANNIA). Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

 Unite. 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, STC POW Ladies Auxiliary H.

 Sudden Impulse. 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m, AJC Fred Allsop H. Dam of 4 winners-

STRATEGIC (c Zeditave) Joint third top colt on The 1994-95 Australasian 2YO Classification. 7 wins-5 at 2-to 1400m, A$654,385, MVRC Australia S., Gr.1, STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, Pago Pago S., Gr.2, Skyline S., Gr.3, Gosford Slipper, L, VATC JD MacDonald S., L, STC Euclase 2YO H., 2d VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, AJC San Domenico S., Gr.2, VRC WJT Clarke S., L, 3d VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, 4th AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Sire.

CLANG (c Bellotto) 5 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m, A$536,970, MVRC Stanley Wootton S., Gr.2, STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, 2d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, QTC Cup, Gr.2, AJC San Domenico S., Gr.2, 3d SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, VATC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Sire.

DESTRUCT (f Sir Tristram) 8 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$181,250, AJC Breeders' Classic, L, 3d STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.2. Dam of 2 winners-

 Smash. Winner at 2, AJC Ruling Ways 2YO H., 4th STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2. Dam of 5 winners-

 Shatters. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$139,280, AJC John Vouris H. Dam of 3 winners-

SHARDS (g Medaglia d'Oro) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1350m, A$296,035, ATC Up & Coming S., Gr.3, Tab.com.au 2YO H., 2d ATC Stan Fox S., Gr.2, MVRC Dilmah Vase, Gr.2.

 Touch. 2 wins. See above.


Race Record: 7 Starts 2-1-1 A$25,500.
Won Dalby Dalby Leagues Club Maiden H. (1400m), Toowoomba Audi Centre P. (1625m), 2nd Toowoomba Homewood Cottages Maiden H., 3rd Qld Tatt's RC GH Mumm P.


Full Race Record for

QUIERO (AUS) 2013 Chestnut gelding
by Monashee Mountain - Melinda, by Quest for Fame


(in Australia)

12/Aug/20172nd of 10
Toowoomba TC Homewood Cottages Maiden H., A$12,000, 1300m, time 1:20.06. Track good(4). Carried 58.50kg. Redhaze was 1st and Canungra Kid 3rd. Trainer: T J Sears. Owner: P F Tjoeng. Jockey: J P Morris.A$2,400
06/Jan/20184th of 6
Ipswich TC Schweppes Maiden H., A$14,000, 1350m, time 1:21.57. Track good(4). Carried 59.00kg. Able Engine was 1st and Argo's Revenge 2nd and Xylophone 3rd. Trainer: T J Sears. Owner: P F Tjoeng. Jockey: N Tomizawa.A$700
05/Feb/20181st of 13
Dalby Leagues Club Maiden H., A$14,000, 1400m, time 1:24.55. Track heavy(9). Carried 59.00kg. Piginarki was 2nd and Hinchinstyle 3rd. Trainer: T J Sears. Owner: P F Tjoeng. Jockey: Ms S Bogenhuber.A$9,100
17/Feb/20181st of 9
Toowoomba TC Audi Centre P., A$14,000, 1625m, time 1:40.07. Track good(4). Carried 59.00kg. Flying Colours was 2nd and Sheza Good Girl 3rd. Trainer: T J Sears. Owner: P F Tjoeng. Jockey: Ms S Bogenhuber.A$9,100
03/Mar/20183rd of 11
Qld Tatt's RC GH Mumm P., A$40,000, 2040m, time 2:08.46. Track soft(5). Carried 57.50kg. High Wind was 1st and Hard Evidence 2nd. Trainer: T J Sears. Owner: P F Tjoeng. Jockey: Ms S Bogenhuber.A$4,200
17/Mar/201811th of 12
GCTC McCain Foods Cup H., A$70,000, 2200m, time 2:16.22. Track soft(5). Carried 54.00kg. Exoteric was 1st and Xebec 2nd and Irish Optimism 3rd. Trainer: T J Sears. Owner: P F Tjoeng. Jockey: Ms S Bogenhuber.
07/Apr/201813th of 14
Toowoomba TC A&R Refrigeration P., A$40,000, 2000m, time 2:02.97. Track good(4). Carried 57.50kg. Mobile was 1st and Shuda Known Better 2nd and Shield Wall 3rd. Trainer: T J Sears. Owner: P F Tjoeng. Jockey: Ms S Bogenhuber.