Account of Riverrock Farm, Matamata (as agent)



Foaled 14th November 2020

Bay Colt



Branded: : nr sh; 70 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





Green Desert


Celtic Assembly




Sir Tristram



U S NAVY FLAG (USA) (Bay or Brown 2015-Stud in Ire. 2019, NZ 2019). Champion 2YO in Europe in 2017. 5 wins-4 at 2-6f to 7f, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1. Brother to SW Roly Poly. His oldest SH-bred progeny are 2YOs. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Ocean Vision (Deauville Prix de la Vallee d'Auge, L) and of Ibiza Love, Kaasib, Love Reigns, Nibras Rainbow and of the placegetters Canadiansmokeshow, Conquistador, Kharkiv, etc.

1st dam

QUEST, by Volksraad. 5 wins-3 in succession-2000m to 2200m, Hawkes Bay Roger Russell & Charlie Kennan Memorial H., ARC Stella Artois H., 2d Te Aroha Cup, Waikato RC Teraparacing.co.nz H., Matamata RC Tonezone H. Blood-sister to BUTCH JAMES, half-sister to CAPELLA, Wisecrack. This is her fourth foal. Her third foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of two foals to race-

Italian Poet (g. by Zacinto). Winner at 1450m in 2021-22 in Aust.

Like a Boss (g. by Falkirk). Placed.

2nd dam

LIMERICK, by Grosvenor. 5 wins 1400m to 2000m, NZ$85,450, Manawatu RC Centaine S., Gr.3, Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, Hawkes Bay Add Impact Signs H., BOP RC AGC H., 3d ARC Championship S., Gr.2, WRC Thompson H., Gr.3, Hardy Trade H. Sister to Gillygate (dam of BUTCH JAMES). Dam of 11 foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

CAPELLA (Rip Van Winkle). 3 wins 1300m to 1600m, NZ$118,005, A$20,000, ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, 2d ARC Pukekohe Dental H., 3d Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 4th New Zealand Derby, Gr.1. Dam of-

Lambda (Snitzel). Placed at 2 & 3 to 2022-23, 3d VRC Talindert S., L.

Wisecrack (High Chaparral). 5 wins 1600m to 2100m, NZ$78,265, Waikato RC Skycity Hamilton Casino Cup, ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H., Waikato RC Ashford Lodge H., 2d Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.3, ARC Fuji Xerox H.

Gallant. 5 wins 1400m to 2000m, ARC Barfoot & Thompson Twilight Cup, CM Jillings Cup, Waikato RC The Last Mustang H.

Rhyme. 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m, Wanganui JC Training for You H., 2d WRC Family Raceday H., Hawkes Bay Let's Go to the Cru Bar H. Producer.

Wishing. 6 wins 1400m to 2050m, 2d Matamata RC Reynolds Mowers & Chainsaws H., 3d Manawatu RC Skywards Duty Free H. Dam of-

Sweet Molly Malone. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Matamata RC PGG Wrightson H., 2d ARC Dunstan Feeds H.

3rd dam

STEPS, by Tights. 4 wins 1200m to 2000m. Half-sister to READY TO EXPLODE. Dam of 2 named foals, 1 to race, 1 winner-

LIMERICK (Grosvenor). 5 wins. See above.

Gillygate. Unraced. Dam of 6 winners-

BUTCH JAMES (Volksraad). 9 wins 1400m to 4280m, Wanganui Cup, L, Feilding Gold Cup, L, Hawkes Bay Bluewater Hotel H., Woodville-Pahiatua Cup, 2d Marton Cup, L, 3d Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2, Feilding Cup, L, 4th CJC Metropolitan Trophy, Gr.3.

Fieldmaster (Black Minnaloushe). 10 wins 1400m to 3400m, NZ$4,550, A$443,937, BRC Brc.com.au H., 3d TTC Launceston Cup, Gr.3.

Gateway (Coats Choice). 2 wins at 2 at 800m, 1200m, Avondale 2YO Classic, 2d Waikato RC Star Way S., L, 3d BOP RC Bethlehem Motor Inn H.