Account of Riverrock Farm, Matamata (as agent)



Foaled 13th September 2021

Bay Gelding


F 48

Branded: : nr sh; 97 over 1 off sh





Sir Tristram

Sir Ivor

Lady Giselle


Better Alternative

Flying Spur


Ancient Lights

Canny Lad


Valencia's Image



Be My Guest

Northern Dancer

Gull Nook

Mill Reef



Broad Reach

Star of Valencia


PREFERMENT (NZ) (Bay 2011-Stud 2017). 5 wins from 2000m to 2500m, Victoria Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 82 rnrs, 31 wnrs, inc. SW Dunwoody (MRC St Leger, L), SP Smirk, Tap Dancer and of Canny Man, In a Pickle, Californication, You Know, Isometric, Legatus, Prefer to Smile, Twigman, Cosmo Appeal, Horace, Prefer to be Ready, Prefer Us, Rocket Lad, Aspiring Bay, Enraptured, First Commandment, In Your Hands, etc.

1st dam

VALENCIA'S IMAGE, by Pentire. 2 wins at 1200m, 2d Otago RC Packaging Supplies H., 3d ARC Singer H., Rotorua RC Team Beaufill-Bayleys H., Southland RC The Vinyl Bar H. This is her second foal. Dam of one foal to race.

2nd dam

SAPLAYA, by Yachtie. Placed at 3, 2d CJC Guineas Trial. Dam of 2 foals, both winners-

Pforperfect. 2 wins at 1400m, 1800m, CJC NZ Tax Refunds H., 2d CJC Fahey Fence Hire H., 3d Amberley RC Konica Minolta H.

3rd dam

STAR OF VALENCIA, by Bakharoff. Unplaced. Half-sister to Castanets (dam of GLAMMIS, BOLSTER), Kylemore (dam of PRIMROSE SANDS). Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Miss Tatua. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, CJC Holy Grail 3YO H.

Al Nimr. Winner at 1000m in U.A.E, Jebel Ali Pepsi-Cola H.

4th dam

VALENCIA, by Bismark II. 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Newmarket H., Rotorua RC Battle Eve S., 2d ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Waikato RC Lion Brown Sprint, Gr.1, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.3. Sister to VICE REGAL, (OF) STAR QUALITY, Vale, half-sister to HAMMED, Vice Reine (dam of SKY CHASE). Dam of 8 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Castanets. Winner at 1200m, AJC Waikiki H. Dam of 6 winners-

GLAMMIS (Marauding). Winner at 2 at 1200m, VRC Bloodhorse Breeders' S., Gr.2, 3d STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Dam of 4 winners-

Miss Hijinx (Red Ransom). Winner at 2 at 1100m, STC Crowne Plaza Terrigal 2YO H., 3d SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.3, Walter Brown S., L.

BOLSTER (Marauding). 4 wins-2 at 2-1000m to 1600m, AJC TL Baillieu H., L.

Martanets (Marauding). 2 wins to 1250m, STC Star of Heaven H., 3d Illawarra 2YO Classic, Gr.3, AJC Melodrama H., 4th STC Skyline S., Gr.3.

Kylemore. Winner at 1200m. Dam of 6 winners-

PRIMROSE SANDS (Zabeel). 9 wins-8 in succession-1200m to 2000m, STC Parramatta Cup, L, 3d VRC Turnbull S., Gr.2. Grandam of-

COGNITO (So You Think). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$138,290, in 2022-23, Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, 2d CJC War Decree S., Gr.3.

Umiko (Western Symphony). Winner at 1200m, 3d Waikato RC Guineas Trial, L. Grandam of-

Arrow in the Sand (Fast 'n' Famous). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, NZ$78,400, A$2,800, 2d Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L.

Gypsy Fire. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

Gyffies. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Grandam of-

ETHIOPIA (Helenus). Winner at 2400m, Australian Derby, Gr.1, 2d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, 3d MRC Autumn Classic, Gr.2.