Account of Ardsley Stud Limited, Masterton



Foaled 5th September 2021

Bay Gelding


E 74

Branded: : nr sh; 5 over 1 off sh


Belardo (IRE)


Lope de Vega


Giant's Causeway

Lady Vettori










Refuse to Bend

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer

Market Slide



Gold Legend

Seattle Slew



BELARDO (IRE) (Bay 2012-Stud 2017). 5 wins-3 at 2, Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.1. Leading First Season Sire in NZ in 2020-21. Sire of 328 rnrs, 182 wnrs, inc. SW Gold Phoenix (Santa Anita Frank E Kilroe Mile S., Gr.1), Bellabel, Isabella Giles, Elysium, Lullaby Moon, Belardo Boy, Verona, Belloccio, Avonallo - Good Man (Mal.), SP Simply Minds, Quirky Habits, Fearless Angel, Fellini, Bell I Am, Chipie d'Irlande, Tik Tok Famous, etc.

1st dam

GOLDSUMWARE, by Refuse to Bend. Unraced. Half-sister to ENTHUSIAST. This is her eighth foal. Dam of six foals to race, three winners, inc:-

Ambitious Winner (g. by Nadeem). 6 wins 1150m to 1600m, NZ$94,630, Waikato RC Childrens Health Trust H., Book an Event at Te Rapa H., Wanganui JC St Johns Club Celebrating H., 2d ARC Accredited Visiting Services H., Waikato RC Shaun Cosgrave-Harcourts H.

Showmeware (f. by Showcasing). 2 wins at 1200m, Otaki Maori RC Aquashield Roofing H.

Steelfix (g. by Iffraaj). Winner at 1500m, 3d CJC New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale H., Ekraar at Linwood Park H.

No Laughing Matter (g. by Iffraaj). Placed, 2d HKJC Mount Cameron H.

The Gray Man (g. by Dalghar). Placed in 2022 in Malaysia.

2nd dam

GOLDSUMONE, by Gold Legend. Unraced. Half-sister to SUMMING, ONE SUM (dam of VERBALITY), TWOSOME (dam of GANGSTER), SOME FOR ALL, Somers Isles (dam of RINDANICA), Missuma (dam of DISAPPEARING TRICK, SUM TRICK). Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

ENTHUSIAST (Flying Spur). 10 wins-1 at 2 and 5 in succession-1000m to 1615m, A$359,800, QTC Marco Polo Reckless H., L, Ascot H., L, Sir Edward Williams H., L, AACO's 1824 Premium Beef Quality H., BTC XXXX Gold H., Carlton Draught H., 3d BTC Doomben S., L, Chief de Beers H., L, 4th BTC Summer S., Gr.3, Clarence River JC Ramornie H., L.

Golden Destination. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m. Dam of-

Golden Path. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$131,500, in 2022-23, VRC Silver Bowl Series Final, 2d MRC IVE H.

3rd dam

SUMATRA, by Groton. 5 wins-1 at 2, Pimlico Flirtation S., Gr.3. Sister to Sumba (dam of FIRST ALBERT), half-sister to Sun for All (dam of HODGES BAY). Dam of 16 named foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

SUMMING (Verbatim). 7 wins-2 at 2, US$615,096, Belmont S., Gr.1, Belmont Hill Prince S., Gr.3, Pennsylvania Derby, Gr.3, Meadowlands Pegasus H., L.

ONE SUM (One for All). 12 wins, Belmont Shuvee H., Gr.2, Aqueduct Bed O'Roses H., Gr.3, 2d Aqueduct Top Flight H., Gr.1. Dam of 3 winners-

VERBALITY (Verbatim). 5 wins-3 at 2-5½f to 8½f, US$228,316, Aqueduct Rosedale S., L, 2d Aqueduct Firenze H., Gr.2. Grandam of-

HIGH FLY (Atticus). 5 wins-2 at 2-6f to 9f, US$927,300, Gulfstream Park Florida Derby, Gr.1, Fountain of Youth S., Gr.2, Aventura S., L. Sire.

SMOKEY MIRAGE (Holy Bull). 4 wins-1 at 2-5f to 6½f, Prairie Meadows Prairie Gold Lassie S., L. Grandam of-

FIGHTING MAD (New Year's Day). 5 wins-1 at 2-5½f to 8½f, US$472,008, Del Mar Clement L Hirsch S., Gr.1.