Foaled 10th October 2006
Branded: nr sh; 20 over 6 off sh
HANDSOME RANSOM (AUS) (Bay 2000-Stud 2005). 2 wins at 2, A$364,930, Canberra RC Black Opal S., Gr.3, Black Opal 2YO Preview, 2d STC Tooheys New Golden Rose 3YO S., 3d AJC Hobartville S., Gr.2, 4th AJC San Domenico S., Gr.2, Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2. Half-brother to SW Danajaya (VRC Flemington Rose S., L). Out of a half-sister to SW Boleslao Il Rosso. Grandson of SW Barbara Conti. His oldest progeny are now foals.
BIKINI, by Stark South. 2 wins at 1400m. Half-sister to Benedict, Venus Was Her Name. This is her third foal. Her second foal is a yearling. Her first foal is an unraced 3YO.
FANNY BLACK, by Chem. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1400m. Three-quarter-sister to Swift Swallow (dam of ZOLA), half-sister to SO CASUAL. Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-
Venus Was Her Name (Spectacular Love). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, MRC Dubai Racing Club P.H., 2d ARC Championship S., Gr.2, WRC Anniversary H., L, Feilding JC Manawatu Toyota 2YO H., Rotorua RC Trac Sports Bar H., 3d ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, 4th WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, VRC Matriarch S., Gr.3.
Benedict (O'Reilly). Winner at 1600m in 2006-07, Avondale JC Carol's TAB H., 2d ARC Championship S., Gr.2.
SOME REASON, by Sound Reason. 7 wins at 1400m, 1600m, CJC Challenge S.H., Gr.3, Merivale H., BOP RC Whakatane Racing Club H. Half-sister to MAGNIFICENT. Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-
SO CASUAL (Casual Lies). Top of The 1998-99 NZ 3YO Free H. (1700m+). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2400m, NZ$448,375, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, ARC King's P., Gr.3, Hawke's Bay Guineas, Gr.3, North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L, ARC State Insurance Easter Trial, Taupo RC HS Dyke Bloodstock 3YO S., ARC Stark South Juvenile S., 2d ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, 3d ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, WRC Magic Millions Classic S. (R), L, 4th WRC Thompson H., Gr.3.
Goldstar Way - Many Happy Returns (H.K.). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1650m, NZ$4,800, HK$3,761,465 in NZ and HK, HKJC Nanjing H.
SOME SWALLOW, by My Swallow. Unraced. Half-sister to Noble Duty (dam of FEALTY, Streets of Fire). Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-
SOME REASON (Sound Reason). 7 wins. See above.
MAGNIFICENT (Taipan II). Third top colt on The 1980-81 NZ 2YO Free H. 3 wins at 2, ARC Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3, Breeders' P.H., 2d Avondale S., L, 3d WRC Dalgety S., Gr.2.
Long Swallow. 2 wins at 1100m, 1250m, 2d VATC Maroona H. Grandam of ZOLA (Volksraad); third dam of CLEAR VIEW (Gallo di Ferro).
Noble Swallow. Unraced. Third dam of ICE TIBBS (Casey Tibbs).