Account of Valachi Downs, Matamata (as agent)



Foaled 14th September 2020

Bay Colt


C 81

Branded: : nr sh; 23 over 0 off sh


U S Navy Flag (USA)


War Front


Northern Dancer

Starry Dreamer


Misty for Me


Sadler's Wells

Butterfly Cove

Storm Cat




Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy

Bohemian Blues

Blues Traveller


Winter's Tale


U S NAVY FLAG (USA) (Bay or Brown 2015-Stud in Ire. 2019, NZ 2019). Leading 3YO Male on the 2018 WTR (Sprint). Champion 2YO in Europe in 2017. 5 wins-4 at 2-6f to 7f, Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1, Dewhurst S., Gr.1, July Cup, Gr.1, Curragh Round Tower S., Gr.3, 2d Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Brother to SW Roly Poly (Newmarket Falmouth S., Gr.1). Half-brother to SW Cover Song. His oldest SH-bred progeny are yearlings.

1st dam

HONFLEUR, by Fastnet Rock. Placed. Half-sister to SHAMROCKER, ROCK DIVA, BOHEMIAN LILY, VERNANME. This is her first foal.

2nd dam

BOHEMIAN BLUES, by Blues Traveller. 5 wins at 1100m, 1200m, WRC Drake International H., 2d WRC Drake International H., 3d Waikato RC Ancroft Stud 3YO S. Half-sister to FAIRY TALE, JURYMAN - ROCK N ROLL KID (H.K.). Dam of 10 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

SHAMROCKER (O'Reilly). Champion 3YO Filly in Australia in 2010-11. 4 wins-2 at 2-1200m to 2400m, A$1,975,888, Australian Derby, Gr.1, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, MRC Glenfern 2YO P., 2d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, Australian Oaks, Gr.1, 3d ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, 4th VRC Vanity S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Satono Gloire. 3 wins at 2200m, 2600m to 2021, Chukyo Chausuyamakogen Tokubetsu, 2d Nakayama Goodluck H., Kyoto Takao Tokubetsu.

ROCK DIVA (Lucky Unicorn). 3 wins at 2100m, 3200m, NZ$403,000, A$36,000, Auckland Cup, Gr.1, ARC Sunline Vase, Gr.3, 2d Waikato RC The Pathways Immigration Specialists H., 3d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, ARC Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.2, Dunstan Feeds Championship Qualifier H., 4th Queensland Derby, Gr.1, Queensland Oaks, Gr.1. Producer.

BOHEMIAN LILY (O'Reilly). 3 wins 1400m to 2020m, NZ$11,375, A$321,675, BRC The Roses S., Gr.2, GCTC Gold Coast Bracelet, L, 2d ATC Colin Stephen H., Gr.3, BRC Princess S., L, 3d MRC Herbert Power H., Gr.2, Moonee Valley Cup, Gr.2, 4th ARC Royal S., Gr.2. Dam of-

Lily's Lady (Contributer). Winner at 1300m in 2021-22, 2d ARC Royal S., Gr.2.

VERNANME (O'Reilly). 5 wins at 1600m, 1800m, NZ$220,775, to 2021-22, Taranaki Cup, Gr.3, Counties RC Karaka Classic, L, Matamata Cup, L, Levin RC Devan Plastics H., 2d Levin Classic, Gr.1, 3d ARC Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, BOP RC Tauranga S., Gr.2.

Irish Blues. Placed. Dam of 3 winners-

Musical Blues. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 4th ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2.

3rd dam

WINTER'S TALE, by Icelandic. Winner at 1670m, 3d ARC Autumn 3YO Stayers' Championship H. Half-sister to BESTY COUP. Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

JURYMAN - ROCK N ROLL KID (H.K.) (Justice Prevails). 15 wins-4 in succession-1100m to 1800m in NZ and Macau, Macau Gold Cup, L-twice, Macau Chairman's Challenge Cup, L, Directors' Cup, L.

FAIRY TALE (Shinko King). 8 wins-3 in succession-at 1200m, 1400m, S$421,917, Singapore TC Stewards' Cup, L, Open H., 3d Singapore Guineas, L, 4th Singapore TC Three Rings Trophy, L.