Account of Mapperley Stud Ltd, Matamata



Foaled 1st October 2022

Bay Colt


D 79

Branded: : nr sh; 19 over 2 off sh


Contributer (IRE)


High Chaparral

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer




Exit to Nowhere

Irish River


Royal Academy


Vis Ta Vie


Darci Brahma



Grand Echezeaux


Southern Sunset

Polish Precedent


Due South


CONTRIBUTER (IRE) (Bay 2010-Stud 2016). 8 wins-1 at 2, ATC Ranvet S., Gr.1. Leading Second Season Sire in NZ in 2020-21. Sire of 127 rnrs, 83 wnrs, inc. SW Lion's Roar (ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1), Campionessa, Llanacord, Family Ties, She's a Con, Elizabeth Rose, Maria Farina, SP Oneira, I'mintowin, Premise, On the Prowl, Silverina, Lily's Lady, Soprano Supreme, Follow Your Dreams, Master Marko, Miss Dixie, etc.

1st dam

VIS TA VIE, by Darci Brahma. Winner at 1340m. Sister to Westsouthwest, Aurora Lights. This is her second foal. Her first foal is an unraced 3YO.

2nd dam

SOUTHERN SUNSET, by Polish Precedent. Raced twice. Half-sister to Southern Queen (dam of BALLYBACKA LADY). Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Westsouthwest (Darci Brahma). 6 wins 1500m to 3400m, A$496,258, MRC Ladies in Racing Magazine H., Sportingbet.com.au H., Design to Print H., 2d Warrnambool Cup, L, MVRC New Years Eve Classic Final H., Health Science Planning Consultants H., William Hill H., 3d BRC Queensland Derby, Gr.1, South Australian Derby, Gr.1, VRC Gala Supreme H.

Aurora Lights (Darci Brahma). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, ARC The Edge Mile, 2d MRC Grand Hotel Frankston H., 3d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, ARC Sunline Vase, Gr.3, MRC Three Pillars H. Dam of 2 winners-

Arctic Glow. 3 wins at 1400m in 2022-23, Otago RC Central City Car Painters H., Amberley RC Taggart Earthmoving H.

Lincoln's Sunset. 2 wins at 1400m, Manawatu RC Totally Vets H., 3d WRC Hutt News H., Marton JC Norbrook H. Producer.

Celestial. Winner at 2100m. Dam of-

Cobblertothestars (Jimmy Choux). Placed at 3, 3d CJC Canterbury S., L, 4th CJC Champagne S., L.

3rd dam

Due South, by Darshaan. Winner at 2 at 7½f, 3d Goodwood Stardom S., L, Cheshire Oaks, L. Half-sister to WINTER ROMANCE, Serengeti Bride (dam of KLIPSPRINGER). Dam of 5 foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Southern Queen (Anabaa). 2 wins at 2 at 1100m, 1400m, Deauville Prix des Yearlings, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Zeddaan, L, 3d Deauville Prix Hérod, L, 4th Deauville Prix du Calvados, Gr.3. Dam of 5 winners-

BALLYBACKA LADY (Hurricane Run). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 1m, €83,998, Leopardstown Derrinstown Stud One Thousand Guineas Trial, Gr.3, 2d Leopardstown Meld S., Gr.3, Desmond S., Gr.3, Curragh Loder 2YO Fillies S., 3d Curragh Dance Design S., Gr.3. Producer.

4th dam

ISLAND WEDDING, by Blushing Groom. 2 wins at 7f, 8½f, York Carling Black Label Lager H. Blood-sister to Groomed to Win, half-sister to SIGNAL TAP, Coral Sea (dam of COOL COAL MAN, KATHLEENS REEL), Longue Vue (dam of DESTINY CALLS, NOWANDFOREVERMORE, YOU'LLBEINMYHEART). Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

WINTER ROMANCE (Cadeaux Genereux). 4 wins 1m to 1¼m, £103,542, Ayr Scottish Classic S., Gr.3, York Strensall S., L, 3d Ayr Doonside Cup, L, Evry Prix Ridgway, L, 4th Goodwood Select S., Gr.3. Sire.