Account of Platinum Bloodstock, Ngaruawahia



Foaled 18th October 2020

Grey Colt


G 50

Branded: : nr sh; 20 over 0 off sh


Staphanos (JPN)


Deep Impact

Sunday Silence


Wind in Her Hair




French Deputy

Gold Tiara

Seeking the Gold


Groovy Choice (AUS)


Redoute's Choice



Shantha's Choice

Canny Lad


Last Tycoon

Try My Best


Tate Gallery

STAPHANOS (JPN) (Bay 2011-Stud 2019). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, HK$8,325,000, 344,599,000¥, Tokyo Saudi Arabia Royal Cup Fuji S., Gr.3, 2d HKJC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1, Tokyo Tenno Sho (Autumn), Gr.1, Hanshin Osaka Hai, Gr.1, Nakayama Sankei Sho All Comers, Gr.2, 3d Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, Tokyo Tenno Sho (Autumn), Gr.1. Brother to SP Finift). His oldest progeny are yearlings.

1st dam

GROOVY CHOICE, by Redoute's Choice. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to TAIKUN, SUPER GROOVE, Boogaloo, De Groove (dam of BIG PARTY). This is her fifth living foal. Her fourth foal is a 2YO. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

Bold and Groovy (g. by Encosta de Lago). 6 wins 1400m to 2000m, A$107,505, 2d SCTC Hot 91.1 H., 3d SCTC Sky Racing P.

2nd dam

TYRISES, by Last Tycoon. Unraced. Half-sister to PURPLE GROOVE (dam of ZAPURPLE), Fulton (dam of FLYING FULTON). Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, all winners, inc:-

TAIKUN (Anabaa). 9 wins-3 in succession-1000m to 1300m, US$101,464, A$394,100, STC Star Kingdom S., Gr.3, Concorde S., Gr.3, Starlight S., L, Hollywood Park Flame Thrower S., 2d AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, 3d Hollywood Park Robert K Kerlan Memorial H., L, 4th MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2.

SUPER GROOVE (Dehere). 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$170,650, MRC Kevin Heffernan S., L, MVRC Valuebet H., Slickfit Cox Plate Merchandise H., 2d SAJC Yallambee Classic, Gr.2, Redelva S., L.

Boogaloo (Encosta de Lago). 3 wins at 1200m, A$85,873, MVRC Transpacific Cleanaway H., 3d MRC Kevin Hayes S., L, SAJC Proud Miss S., L, 4th VRC AR Creswick S., L. Dam of 3 winners-

Zunbaqa. 5 wins-3 at 2 and 4 in succession-1200m to 1600m, A$136,775, SAJC Holdfast Insurance 2YO H., 4th VRC Starlight Express Room S., L.

Gypsy's Best. 2 wins to 1400m, 2d MVRC Signage Concepts H. Grandam of-

Scissor Step (Toronado). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, A$231,940, to 2021-22, 2d MVRC Red Anchor S., Gr.3, 4th MRC Blue Sapphire S., Gr.3.

De Groove. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

BIG PARTY (Exceed and Excel). 5 wins at 1000m, 1200m, HK$9,549,100, HKJC Bauhinia Sprint Trophy, Gr.3, Mercury H., Lantau Peak H., Community H., 3d HKJC Centenary Sprint Cup, Gr.1, Bauhinia Sprint Trophy, Gr.3, Sha Tin Vase, Gr.3, 4th HKJC National Day Cup, Gr.3.

Top Me Up (Exceed and Excel). 5 wins 1200m to 1425m, A$325,600, VRC Melbourne Cup H., 2d MRC Vain S., Gr.3, Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), L, 3d MRC Anniversary Vase, L, 4th MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3.

General Groove (General Nediym). 4 wins 1200m to 1400m, A$258,750, VRC Lavazza Short Black H., 2d MRC Sandown S., Gr.3.

3rd dam

IRISES, by Tate Gallery. 3 wins at 2 at 1000m, A$76,375, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, Windsor H., 2d VATC Bounding Away H., L, 4th VATC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

PURPLE GROOVE (Rhythm). 6 wins-4 in succession-1100m to 1440m, A$316,700, VRC Let's Elope S., L, 2d VRC Empire Rose S., Gr.2.