Royal Errant

Account of TWIN PINES FARM, Karaka.

(The property of Karaka Group Ltd.)



Bay Mare


                H 285

Bay mare Foaled in 1999


Royal Academy (USA)



Northern Dancer


Flaming Page

Bull Page

Crimson Saint

Crimson Satan

Spy Song

Bolero Rose



Nymph Errant (GB)


Be My Guest

Northern Dancer


What a Treat

Tudor Minstrel

Shirley Superstar

Shirley Heights

Mill Reef


Royal and Regal


ROYAL ACADEMY (USA) (1987). 4 wins, £193,130, US$450,000, Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1. Sire of 127 SW, inc. SW Val Royal (Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1), Express Way, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Fastnet Rock, Rabiya, Rule of Law, Raffelberger, Arcadio, Needlecraft, Secret of Victoria, Assiun, Star Valley, Fingalbunt, Golden Sonata, Serisia, Derby Regno, Desert Wheat, Why Be, Genios, Happier, Manyana, Privy Seal, Royal Babe, etc. 


1st dam

NYMPH ERRANT, by Be My Guest. Placed at 3 in GB. Half-sister to LADY CARLA (dam of Avalon), Chita Rivera (dam of Sunstone). Dam of six foals, four to race, two winners, inc:-

Kiwi Green (g. by High Yield). Winner at 1300m in 2005-06, 3d Marton JC Rural Bulk Spreading 3YO H., Rangitikei RC Agricultural Traders H.

Cat Twentytwo (f. by Tale of the Cat). Winner at 1650m in 2004-05.

Salentino (f. by Caerleon). Placed in NZ and Aust.


2nd dam

SHIRLEY SUPERSTAR, by Shirley Heights. Winner at 2 in GB. Sister to Upper Circle (dam of STARBOURNE, Starrystarrynight), half-sister to Si Signor, Moviegoer. Dam of 9 named foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

LADY CARLA (Caerleon). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 1½m, £225,583, The Oaks, Gr.1, Lingfield Oaks Trial S., L, 4th Irish Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

Avalon (Kingmambo). Winner at 1¼m in 2005, Curragh Ladbrokes.ie S., 3d York Great Voltigeur S., Gr.2, 4th Newmarket Noel Murless S., L.

Chita Rivera. Placed at 3 in GB. Dam of-

Sunstone (Caerleon). 2 wins at 9½f, 10½f in Fr. and USA, 2d Aqueduct Long Island H., Gr.2, 3d Saratoga Glens Falls H., Gr.3, 4th Belmont Sheepshead Bay H., Gr.2, New York H., Gr.2, Saratoga Glens Falls H., Gr.3, Belmont Possible Mate S., L.


3rd dam

ODEON, by Royal and Regal. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 1½m, York Galtres S., L, 2d Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.2, Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.2, Ascot Fillies Mile, Gr.3. Half-sister to PRINCESS BONITA, Habina (dam of WESTERN ACE). Dam of 5 foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

Si Signor (Habitat). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 1m, 2d Duke of York S., Gr.3.

Moviegoer (Pharly). Winner at 7f, 3d Newbury Hungerford S., Gr.3.

Upper Circle. Raced twice. Dam of-

STARBOURNE (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 1m, 1¼m, £27,625, €107,601, Naas Garnet S., L, 3d Irish One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.

Starrystarrynight (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 2100m, 2400m to 2004-05, Avondale JC 24 Hour Glass H., 2d Curragh Finale S., L.


Race Record : Unraced.

Produce Record : Dam of three foals.

2003 f. by Postponed.

2004 f. by Postponed.

With a Bay filly foal at foot by Storm Creek (USA), foaled 07.10.2005.

Served by Storm Creek (USA). Date of last service, 17.11.2005.