Account of Curraghmore, Te Awamutu (as agent)



Foaled 22nd September 2023

Bay Colt


G 78

Branded: : nr sh; 18 over 3 off sh


Sword of State (AUS)



Redoute's Choice


Snippets' Lass


In the Vanguard

Encosta de Lago

Fairy King







Exceed and Excel






Sadler's Wells


Lord Ballina

SWORD OF STATE (AUS) (Bay or Brown 2018-Stud 2022). Champion 2YO in NZ in 2020-21. 6 wins-4 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, NZ$295,150, A$37,850, ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Auckland TR Almanzor Trophy, Gr.3, King's P., Gr.3, Matamata RC Slipper S., Gr.3, 2d GCTC Gold Coast Guineas, Gr.3, 3d ARC Eclipse S., Gr.2. Out of SP In the Vanguard. Grandson of SW Sharp (AJC Light Fingers S., Gr.2). His oldest progeny are foals.

1st dam

GOLDILICIOUS, by Helmet. Placed. Half-sister to SHOWBEEL. This is her fourth foal. Her third foal is a yearling. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

Torranzino (g by Tarzino). 2 wins at 2000m, A$131,440, in 2022-23, MRC Neds Punters Toolbox H., 3d MVRC Lee Ann Suryn H.

2nd dam

SHOWILEO, by Galileo. Placed. Half-sister to SHOWCAUSE, SAFWAN, SAFWA, Lacada (dam of ZACADA). Dam of 8 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

SHOWBEEL (Savabeel). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, NZ$96,780, WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.3, 2d Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 3d Hawkes Bay Lowland S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3.

Modern Fortune. 2 wins at 1200m, HK$2,148,400, HKJC Bank Street H., Dallas H., 2d HKJC Hole in One H., Kalanchoe H., University Hall H.

3rd dam

SHOWELLA, by Lord Ballina. Champion Older Horse in Australia in 1999-2000 (Int.). Champion Older Female Stayer in NZ in 1999-2000. 6 wins 1600m to 2500m, NZ$147,575, A$312,650, ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, South Australian Derby, Gr.1, Counties RC Metric Mile, L, ARC HIH Insurance Classic, 2d ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, 3d STC Mercedes Classic, Gr.1, Ranvet S., Gr.1, VRC Craiglee S., Gr.2, SAJC Veuve Clicquot S., L, 4th ARC Championship S., Gr.2. Half-sister to BUSTER JONES, Mega Achiever (dam of MEGA BOSS). Dam of 5 foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

SHOWCAUSE (Giant's Causeway). Champion Stayer in NZ in 2010-11. 5 wins 2200m to 3200m, NZ$481,275, A$34,375, ARC City of Auckland Cup, Gr.2, Avondale Cup, Gr.2, New Zealand Cup, Gr.3, ARC Telecom H., 2d Auckland Cup, Gr.1, 3d CJC Metropolitan Trophy, Gr.3, VRC Bart Cummings H., L, 4th Geelong Cup, Gr.3.

SAFWAN (Encosta de Lago). 4 wins 1600m to 2000m, R420,150, Greyville Betting World 1900, Gr.2, 3d Turffontein Colorado King S., Gr.2, 4th Greyville King's Cup, Gr.3, Scottsville Sledgehammer H., L.

SAFWA (Danehill). 5 wins-3 in succession-1400m to 2000m, A$264,580, AJC Japan Racing Association P., L, STC Epona S., L, AJC Little Bay H., 4th AJC Aspiration H., L, MRC Perri Cutten Classic, L. Producer.

Lacada. Raced once. Dam of 6 winners-

ZACADA (Zabeel). 5 wins-1 at 2-1230m to 2400m, NZ$296,080, A$416,375, ARC Avondale Cup, Gr.2, Rotorua Cup, Gr.3, ARC New Zealand Herald Super Sport H., 2d ATC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, 3d Levin RC Wellington S., Gr.3, ARC 3YO Salver, L, 4th Auckland Cup, Gr.1, ATC Colin Stephen H., Gr.3, New Zealand St Leger, L.

Giant Turtle (Zabeel). 6 wins 1400m to 2200m, NZ$31,475, HK$5,782,785, HKJC Happilababy H., BOCHK Cross-Financial Services H., Wah Kwong Ship Management H., Longines International Jockeys' Championship H., Sau Mau Ping H., 2d Waikato Guineas, Gr.2.