Account of Curraghmore, Te Awamutu (as agent)

(The property of Nearco Stud)



Foaled 20th October 2021

Grey Gelding


G 90

Branded: : nr sh; 17 over 1 off sh


Reliable Man (GB)




Shirley Heights



On Fair Stage

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer

Fair Salinia



Princess Snitzel (AUS)



Redoute's Choice


Snippets' Lass




Sir Tristram


Defensive Play

RELIABLE MAN (GB) (Grey 2008-Stud 2013). 5 wins from 2000m to 2400m, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1. Leading First Season Sire in Germany in 2017. Sire of 693 rnrs, 421 wnrs, 22 SW, inc. SW Miami Bound (VRC Oaks, Gr.1), Inspirational Girl, Miss Sentimental, Ardakan, Hypnos, Akribie, Reliable Team, Belle du Nord, Erasmus, Adrian, Annavisto, Renaissance Woman, De la Terre, Kinane, Narella, Derida, Essonne, etc.

1st dam

PRINCESS SNITZEL, by Snitzel. Unraced. Half-sister to PLANET ROCK, RINGO. This is her fourth foal. Dam of three foals to race, inc:-

Financier (g. by Tavistock). Winner at 1400m in 2022-23, 4th Auckland TR Champagne S., L.

2nd dam

AKRIS, by Zabeel. Winner at 2206m in Aust. Three-quarter-sister to MANZEAL, half-sister to GORKY PARK. Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

PLANET ROCK (Fastnet Rock). New Zealand Bloodstock Filly of the Year in 2011-12. 5 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 2100m, NZ$392,925, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Lowland S., Gr.3, ARC Countdown to Karaka Million 2YO H., CJC Canterbury Racing Guineas Trial, 2d CJC Canterbury Belle S., L, WRC KPR Catering 2YO H., 3d ARC Karaka Million, RL, 4th ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2. Producer.

RINGO (Fastnet Rock). 8 wins-3 in succession-1340m to 1600m, NZ$323,310, A$38,150, Hawkes Bay GR Kelt Memorial H., Gr.3, North Canterbury RC Couplands Bakeries Mile Prelude H., 2d CJC Coupland's Bakeries Mile, Gr.2-twice, Feilding Gold Cup, L, Rangitikei Gold Cup, L, 3d WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Thompson H., Gr.3, 4th Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, CJC Great Easter S., L, Wanganui JC Challenge S., L-twice.

3rd dam

STELUTA, by Defensive Play. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to GALROOF (dam of SABRAGE, PINNACLES), MANZEAL, (LORD) MICK. Dam of 9 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

GORKY PARK (Montjeu). 4 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 3200m, A$821,450, VRC Andrew Ramsden S., L, Geelong Classic, L, MRC No Fuss Solutions Cup H., 2d Victoria Derby, Gr.1, 3d STC BMW S., Gr.1, 4th STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, MRC Zeditave S., L. Sire.

4th dam

KARMAN GAL, by Persian Bold. 6 wins at 1m, 8½f, Philadelphia Park Zinnia S., L. Sister to Phylella (dam of REUNION), half-sister to Tycoon Lady. Dam of 14 named foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

GALROOF (Maroof). 4 wins 1200m to 1615m, NZ$9,375, A$327,500, BTC Doomben Classic, Gr.3, 2d Queensland Derby, Gr.1. Dam of 4 winners-

SABRAGE (Charge Forward). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2000m, A$412,685, MRC Norman Robinson S., Gr.3, 2d South Australian Derby, Gr.1.

Spitfire Lady (Hussonet). 4 wins 1213m to 1600m, 2d Manawatu RC Flying H., L, SCTC Glasshouse H., L. Dam of 4 winners-

MISSISIPPI BURNING (Captain Al). 5 wins-4 in succession-1000m to 1600m, R940,113, Kenilworth Cape Fillies Guineas, Gr.1.