Account of Little Avondale Stud, Masterton

(The property of C. M. Wilson)



Foaled 14th September 2020

Bay Filly


D 28

Branded: : nr sh; 30 over 0 off sh


Time Test (GB)



Dubai Millennium

Seeking the Gold



Passage of Time




Sadler's Wells







No Finer

Kaoru Star


No Excuse Needed


Vera Pro Gratis


TIME TEST (GB) (Bay 2012-Stud GB 2018, NZ 2018). 6 wins-1 at 2-7f to 10½f, £349,934, US$315,000, Newmarket Joel S., Gr.2, York S., Gr.2, Royal Ascot Tercentenary S., Gr.3, (2000m course record), Sandown Brigadier Gerard S., Gr.3, 2d Belmont Manhattan S., Gr.1, Saratoga Fourstardave H., Gr.1, Belmont Fort Marcy S., Gr.3. Out of SW Passage of Time (Criterium de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1). His oldest SH-bred progeny are yearlings.

1st dam

TESIA, by Pins. Winner at 2 at 1100m. This is her second foal. Her first foal is a 2YO.

2nd dam

ARTESIA, by No Excuse Needed. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m. Blood-sister to TAKEANOTHERCHANCE. Dam of 4 foals, all winners-

Fancy More. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, ARC Ezgo Platinum Rentals H., 2d Counties RC NZB Insurance Pearl Series H., Waikato RC Distinction Hotel H., 3d BOP RC 134 Group 1 Winners Sired H.

Clifford - Peninsula Boy (Aust.). 4 wins at 1240m, 1600m, 2d WRC Mitsubishi Electric H.

Billy Mav. 2 wins at 1500m, 1650m in 2019-20, 3d CJC Blue Star Taxis H., Taranaki RC ITM Superior Doors S.

3rd dam

Vera Pro Gratis, by O'Reilly. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1400m, 2d Foxton RC Castletown S., L, WRC Tote Pub & Pizza Furnace 2YO H. Sister to Eileen Hardy (dam of TAKEANOTHERCHANCE), half-sister to PUMP UP THE VOLUME. Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Veracious. 5 wins 1400m to 2200m, WRC Chanui Anzac Biscuits H., 2d WRC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance Pearl Series H.

Midnight Mistress. 2 wins at 1200m, ARC Auckland Eye H., 3d ARC GL Cooksley Tankard, Bach Espresso H.

4th dam

NAT THE BRAT, by Racing is Fun. 9 wins 1400m to 2300m, NZ$150,730, A$1,000, ARC Cornwall H., Gr.3, Rotorua Cup, Gr.3, CJC Winter Classic S.H., L, Manawatu Breeders' S., L-twice, Manawatu RC Liquorland H., 3d Rotorua Cup, Gr.3, Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, 4th New Zealand St Leger, Gr.3. Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

PUMP UP THE VOLUME (Savabeel). 8 wins 1600m to 3200m, NZ$407,585, New Zealand Cup, Gr.3, Rotorua Cup, Gr.3, Feilding Gold Cup, L, Manawatu RC Nelson Pine H., ARC Coca-Cola H., WRC Chalmers H., Waikato RC Jorja's 9th Birthday H., 2d Rotorua Cup, Gr.3, Taumarunui Cup, L-twice, 4th Rotorua Cup, Gr.3, Taumarunui Gold Cup, L.

Vera Pro Gratis (O'Reilly). 2 wins. See above.

Natsinga. 7 wins 1600m to 2200m, NZ$151,500, ARC Nathan's Memorial H., Lucky Unicorn H., BOP RC Bay of Plenty Cup, Rob Pinny-Bayleys H.

Reillyanne. Raced twice. Dam of-

Neat Action. 2 wins at 1400m to 2020-21, Pinjarra RC Sound Telegraph P.

Eileen Hardy. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

TAKEANOTHERCHANCE (No Excuse Needed). 4 wins 1200m to 1600m, Wanganui Guineas, L, HKJC Dr G H., 4th ARC Bonecrusher S., L.