Account of Curraghmore, Te Awamutu (as agent)

(The property of Nearco Stud)



Foaled 19th September 2021

Bay Gelding


G 79

Branded: : nr sh; 5 over 1 off sh


Almanzor (FR)


Wootton Bassett




Primo Dominie


Maria's Mon

Wavering Monarch






Fast 'n' Famous

Redoute's Choice





Sword Dance



Darby Creek Road

ALMANZOR (FR) (Bay or Brown 2013-Stud 2018). 8 wins-3 at 2, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1. Leading Sire of 2YOs in NZ in 2021-22. Sire of 241 rnrs, 105 wnrs, inc. SW Manzoice (VRC Victoria Derby, Gr.1), Castle Way, Cheval d'Or, Dynastic, Around Midnight, Rajapour, Unanimous Consent, Katoucha, Lassaut, SP Andalus, Devildom, Holymanz, Blue Solitaire, Marvelouz, Mehzebeen, Queen Trezy, Safura, Circle of Fire, etc.

1st dam

QUINTESSENTIAL, by Fast 'n' Famous. Second top filly on the 2011-12 NZ 3YO Free H. 6 wins 1400m to 2400m, NZ$122,950, A$682,850, BRC Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, Eagle Farm Cup, Gr.2, Chairman's H., Gr.3, WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.3, Marton JC Rural Bulk Spreaders H., 2d BRC Queensland Derby, Gr.1, Brisbane Cup, Gr.2, Waikato RC Final Touch H., 3d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Lowland S., Gr.3, 4th BRC Doomben Roses, Gr.3, Gunsynd Classic, Gr.3. This is her fifth living foal. Her fourth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of three foals to race, all winners-

Steely (g. by All Too Hard). 8 wins 1300m to 1800m, A$628,840, ATC Elite Sand & Soil H., ACY Securities H., Illawarra TC Abax Contracting H., Hawkesbury RC Blakes Marine H., 2d Goulburn Cup, ATC Thanks Bob & Jack Ingham H., Precise Fire H., 3d ATC Winter Challenge, L.

Esthetic (g. by More Than Ready). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m in Aust.

Grade Zero (g. by All Too Hard). Winner at 2000m in Aust.

2nd dam

FLORETTE, by Sword Dance. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to TOUCHED BY MADNESS, MAGICAL MADNESS, half-sister to GAREMMA, VINNIE'S BOY, SHANANIE'S WISH, FAVALORA, MARILYN'S MADNESS (dam of SEJM'S MADNESS, UNREAL MADNESS), Marilyn's Magic. Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

QUINTESSENTIAL (Fast 'n' Famous). 6 wins. See above.

Halfametreshort. 3 wins 1400m to 2000m, NZ$13,615, A$91,160, STC Freeway's Great Steaks H., 2d STC Clubsnsw H., Nivea Girls Day Out H.

3rd dam

VINCESCA, by Darby Creek Road. Winner at 2 at 5f in U.S.A. Half-sister to Gracely, John Quincy, Made for Satin (dam of MAPP HILL), Cherry Flare (dam of TAKE D' TOUR). Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

GAREMMA (Shananie). 16 wins-3 at 2, US$395,583, Aqueduct Sport Page H., Gr.3, 2d Belmont Jamaica H., Gr.2, Suffolk Downs Good Shot S., L, Massachusetts Futurity, L, 3d Aqueduct Gravesend H., Gr.3.

VINNIE'S BOY (Sejm). 8 wins 5f to 6f, US$362,110, Lone Star Park Turf Sprint H., L, Arlington Park Taylor's Special S., L, 2d Fair Grounds Pelleteri H., L, 3d Oaklawn Park Count Fleet Sprint H., Gr.3.

SHANANIE'S WISH (Shananie). 6 wins-2 at 2-6f to 8½f, Philadelphia Park Mr Nickerson H., L, Warminster H., L, 2d Laurel Private Terms S., L, 3d Monmouth Decathlon S., L.

FAVALORA (Untuttable). 11 wins-2 at 2 and 3 in succession-6f to 7f, US$293,715, Meadowlands Comet S., L, 2d Laurel Sonny Hine S., L.

MARILYN'S MADNESS (Shananie). 7 wins-2 at 2, Atlantic City Oaks, L, 3d Meadowlands Lewis Morris S., L, Suffolk Downs Red Holman H., L.