Account of VALACHI DOWNS, Matamata (As Agent).



Foaled 2nd November 2019

Chestnut Colt



Branded: : nr sh; 32 over 9 off sh




Elusive City

Elusive Quality

Gone West

Star of Paris


Miss Avalon

Fantastic Light


Mythical Girl

Gone West


In the Mood (IRE)


Hawk Wing


Mr. Prospector

La Lorgnette

Val de l'Orne

Grecian Glory


Gone West

Grecian Urn


VESPA (NZ) (Brown 2011-Stud 2016). Champion 2YO in NZ in 2013-14. 7 wins-4 at 2-to 1400m, ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Karaka Million, RL, Manawatu RC Flying H., L, Whangarei RC Westbury Stud Challenge S., L. Half-brother to SW Hazzabeel. Sire of SP Kelly Renee, Piaggio and of Chokito, Florentia and of the placegetters Wakari, Lady Telena, Vespa's Diva, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.

1st dam

IN THE MOOD, by Hawk Wing. Placed at 3 in GB. This is her seventh foal. Her sixth foal is a 2YO. Dam of five foals to race, four winners-

SHE BRINGS JOY (f. by Sebring). Winner at 2000m, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, 2d ARC DDB H.

Aerohappiness (g. by Zacinto). 4 wins at 1200m, HK$4,343,800, to 2019-20, HKJC California Memory H., Grand Seiko Excellent H., Entrapment H., Dendrobium H., 2d HKJC Nam Sang Wai H., Wyndham H.

Gayson (g. by Savabeel). 2 wins at 2100m, 2340m, 3d ATC Rise Up at The Championships H.

Spanish Peaks (g. by Zacinto). Winner at 1335m in 2019-20 in Aust.

Once Were Warriors (g. by Sebring). Placed at 3, 2d ATC TAB Rewards H.

2nd dam

GRECIAN GLORY, by Zafonic. Winner at 8¼f in GB. Half-sister to DARK SHELL, GRECIAN DART. Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Areion. 6 wins-1 at 2-1207m to 2100m, £2,588, €129,475 in GB and France, Deauville Prix de Crennes, Prix de la Cour Blanche.

Marmalady. 5 wins-3 in succession-5f to 6f, Goodwood Jack Berry House H.

Amber Grey. 2 wins at 2000m, 2400m, Leopardstown Alabama 3 S.

3rd dam

GRECIAN URN, by Ela-Mana-Mou. 4 wins-2 at 2-1300m to 1800m, 1,267,100fr., Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de la Butte Mortemart, L, Prix du Point du Jour, L, 2d Longchamp Prix de l'Opera, Gr.2, Deauville Prix du Calvados, Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Imprudence, L, 3d Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, Deauville Prix de Psyche, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Coronation, L, 4th Longchamp Grand Criterium, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Quincey, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix Vanteaux, Gr.3. Sister to GREEK AIR, half-sister to Sea Ballet. Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

GRECIAN DART (Darshaan). 8 wins 2000m to 3200m in GB and France, Bordeaux Grand Prix du Sud-Ouest, L, Deauville Prix de l'Eure, Prix du Pont de Normandie, 3d Lyon-Villeurbanne Grand Prix de Villeurbanne, L.

DARK SHELL (Darshaan). 3 wins 1¼m to 16½f, Newbury Aston Park S., L, 3d Düsseldorf WGZ Bank Deutschland Preis, Gr.1, Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3, 4th Goodwood Gordon S., Gr.3, Newbury Arc Trial, L.

Technicolour. Winner at 2 in GB. Grandam of-

BIG CHANGES (Midshipman). 11 wins-5 in succession-1m to 9f, US$574,304, Mountaineer Park West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker's Cup, L, Gulfstream Park Sunshine Millions Turf S., L, Louisiana Downs Unbridled S., L, John Henry S., L-twice, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Churchill Downs River City H., Gr.3, Fair Grounds Buddy Diliberto Memorial S., L, Louisiana Downs Unbridled S., L.