Account of HIGHDEN STUD, Palmerston North.



Foaled 18th November 1998

Chestnut G


  S 2

Branded: nr sh; 9 over 8 off sh

SireSir Tristram*Sir IvorSir Gaylord
Hula Town IsoltRound Table
1986Hula DanceRiverton*Luthier
  Hula Bend*Never Bend
DamThe Expatriate*ExburyLe Haar
Dark Return MintikaPrince Bio
1984Night SkyKing's Troop II*Princely Gift
  Star of Palestine*Palestine


HULA TOWN (NZ) (Chestnut 1986-Stud 1991). Placed at 1600m. Brother to SW Morven Warrior. Sire of 169 rnrs, 68 wnrs, inc. SW Hula Flight (AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1), Ethlen, SP The Townie, Brother Joe, Townman and of Ringo, Hula Dann, St Steven, (Our) Hulagan, Hulazaan, Majoy - Hula Fever (Aust.), Perry Como, Pidgin, Trip Away, Queensway, Fluzie Suzie, Hula City, Tai Vain, Town Cryer, The Stirrer, Tudor Town, Theresmore, High Babe, etc. 


1st dam

DARK RETURN, by The Expatriate*. Unraced. Dam of three named foals, two to race.


2nd dam

NIGHT SKY, by King's Troop II*. Unraced. Half-sister to BAHRAM STAR , Magic Ring , Ondine (dam of Coloured ). Dam of 5 foals, 1 to race, inc:-

With the Wind. 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust.


3rd dam

STAR OF PALESTINE*, by Palestine. Unplaced. Half-sister to Queen of Iran. Dam of 9 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

BAHRAM STAR (Agricola*). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1½m, Queensland Derby, Gr.1, AJC Biraganbil H., STC 2YO H., Auburn S., NSW Tatt's RC Novice H., 3d VATC Stanley P., L. Sire.

Magic Ring (Talismano*). 2 wins at 6f, 8¼f, 3d HBJC Hastings S., L. Dam of-

Utter Bliss. 4 wins from 1300m to 1600m, AJC Havilah H. Dam of-

Secret Blessing. Winner at 1200m, AJC Selene H. Dam of-

HOLY ROLLER (Sanction). 12 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$319,150, MVRC Waterford Crystal Mile H., Gr.2, AJC Bill Ritchie H., L, Flying Knight Welter H., Galilee Flying Welter H., STC Global Baguette Welter H., 2d STC Ajax S., Gr.3.

Genuflect. 7 wins up to 1250m, A$88,495, STC Truscott's Toyota Welter H., AAP Racing Services H., Native Dancer H. Dam of-

HOSANNAH (Octagonal). Joint third top filly on The 2000-01 Australasian 2YO Classification. 4 wins-3 at 2-up to 1400m, A$595,900, to 2001-02, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, STC Magic Night S., Gr.2, James Hardie 2YO H., St Patrick's Cathedral 2YO H., 2d STC Arrowfield Stud S., Gr.1, AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, Light Fingers S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Flight S., Gr.1, STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2.

Stellata. Raced twice. Dam of-

Lady Joanna. 6 wins from 1600m to 2400m, SAJC Super Centre H. Dam of-

Fly with Eagles (Without Fear*). 17 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$188,450, SAJC Orix H., 2d SAJC Dairy Vale Cup, Gr.3, John D Lee S., L, 3d SAJC New Year's Gift H., L.

Ondine. Unraced. Dam of-

Coloured (Songkoi*). 4 wins-2 at 2-up to 7½f, AJC GF Wilson H., STC Camellia H., Cheltenham H., AJC Stakes, 2d NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, 3d AJC Hobartville S., Gr.2, Flight S., Gr.2, 4th AJC Oaks, Gr.1.

Sondine. Raced twice. Dam of-

LLOYD'S CHOICE (Sir Tristram*). 4 wins from 1200m to 2600m, TTC St Leger, L, Jack Stubbs H., 2d TTC Batman Festival H.