Account of Curraghmore, Te Awamutu (as agent)



Foaled 1st September 2020

Bay Filly


G 81

Branded: : nr sh; 5 over 0 off sh


Staphanos (JPN)


Deep Impact

Sunday Silence


Wind in Her Hair




French Deputy

Gold Tiara

Seeking the Gold


Kovka (IRE)


Rip Van Winkle


Sadler's Wells

Looking Back


Opera Comica

Dr Fong

Kris S


Be My Chief

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

KOVKA, by Rip Van Winkle. Unplaced. This is her fourth foal. Her third foal is a 2YO. Her second foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of one foal to race.

2nd dam

OPERA COMICA, by Dr Fong. Placed at 2 & 3 in GB. Half-sister to COMIC STRIP - VIVA PATACA (H.K.), LAUGHING, Shambolic, Blinking (dam of TWITCH), Flatter (dam of OPSTINATE). Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 1 winner, inc:-

Marju Prince. 4 wins 1400m to 1600m in Germany.

3rd dam

COMIC, by Be My Chief. 2 wins at 1¼m, 11½f in GB. Half-sister to BRAVE ACT, JELLABY ASKHIR. Dam of 14 foals, 12 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

COMIC STRIP - VIVA PATACA (H.K.) (Marju). Horse of the Year in Hong Kong in 2009. Champion Hong Kong Older Horse in 2007, Champion Middle Distance in 2008 & 2009 & Champion Stayer in 2008 & 2009. 18 wins-5 at 2, 4 in succession-1200m to 2400m, HKJC Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1-twice, Pontefract Silver Tankard S., L, HKJC International Cup Trial, L-twice, Sha Tin Trophy, L, Hong Kong Derby, L, Hong Kong Champions & Chater Cup, L-3 times, Hong Kong Gold Cup, L-twice, 2d HKJC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1, Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, Nad al Sheba Dubai Sheema Classic, Gr.1, HKJC Champions & Chater Cup, L, Hong Kong Gold Cup, L, 3d HKJC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1, Stewards' Cup, L-3 times, Champions & Chater Cup, L-twice, Chairman's Trophy, L-twice, 4th Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1-twice.

LAUGHING (Dansili). 8 wins-4 in succession-1m to 11f, €37,580, US$1,124,387, Saratoga Diana S., Gr.1, Belmont Flower Bowl S., Gr.1, Saratoga Ballston Spa S., Gr.2, Monmouth Matchmaker S., Gr.3, Eatontown H., Gr.3, Leopardstown Nijinsky S., L, 2d Laurel Lady Baltimore S., L, 3d Belmont Athenia S., Gr.3, Pimlico Gallorette H., Gr.3.

Shambolic (Shamardal). 2 wins at 2 at 7f, 1m, Ascot Royal Foresters 2YO Fillies' S., 2d Newmarket Pretty Polly S., L, Goodwood Height of Fashion S., L, 3d Newmarket Chalice S., L, 4th Newmarket Fillies' Mile, Gr.1.

Blinking. Unraced. Dam of 6 winners-

TWITCH (Azamour). 2 wins at 1½m, 1¾m, Bath Beckford S., L, 2d Newmarket Aphrodite S., L, 3d Goodwood Lillie Langtry S., Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Belle de Nuit, L, Goodwood Daisy Warwick S., L.

Broadlands. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

ROMSEY (Mukhadram). 2 wins at 2 at 1400m, 1500m, Düsseldorf Winterkönigin Trial, L, 3d Milan Premio Dormello, Gr.2.

Flatter. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

OPSTINATE (Dutch Art). 12 wins-3 in succession-1200m to 2000m in Turkey, Istanbul Hagia Sophia S., L, 2d Istanbul Zühtü Erisen, L.