Account of TE RUNGA STUD, Pukekohe.



Foaled 19th October 2001

Brown F


  G 224

Branded: nr sh; 52 over 1 off sh

SireCadeaux GenereuxYoung GenerationBalidar
Bijou d'Inde* (GB) Smarten UpSharpen Up
1993PushkarNorthfieldsNorthern Dancer
DamMarkella*Green DancerNijinsky
Cagiva FrenetiqueTyrant
1994LaverdaPiazzetta*Star Appeal
  Precious CandyPrecious Will*


BIJOU D'INDE (GB) (Chestnut 1993-Stud in GB 1998, NZ 1999). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £281,953, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Hebridean. Sire of Farouche, Jewel of India, Serin Su, Beamish Prince, Galaxy Jewel, Gaylord's Girl, Grange Clare, Jewel of Troyes, La Romana, My Bijou, New Diamond, Saphir Indien, Titian Lass, Aegean Line, etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now 2YOs. 


1st dam

CAGIVA, by Markella*. Unplaced. This is her second foal. Her first foal is a 2YO.


2nd dam

LAVERDA, by Piazzetta*. Placed at 2100m. Half-sister to HYPERVAIN, Vain and Precious. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Velocette. 3 wins at 1400m, 2000m, CJC Show Gate H., Newstalk ZB H., 3d CJC Islington Tavern Famous $6 Roasts H., Racecourse Hotel H.

Love Fly Her. 2 wins at 2100m to 2002-03, ARC Autobahn H.

Britten. Winner at 1200m, 2d CJC Racecourse Hotel 3YO H.

Montesa. Winner at 2000m, 3d Waikato HC Wealleans H.


3rd dam

PRECIOUS CANDY, by Precious Will*. 5 wins up to 1400m, Avondale JC New Lynn H. Half-sister to SO DANDY. Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

HYPERVAIN (So Vain). 11 wins at 1200m, NZ$226,750, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.2, ARC Business Class Sprint H., Waikato RC Hotel Alcamo H., Paeroa RC Green & McCahill H., Te Aroha JC Honda Civic Sprint H., 2d ARC IRT H., L, 3d WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, Rotorua RC Lion Brown 1200 S., Gr.3.

Vain and Precious (So Vain). 15 wins up to 1200m, A$144,015, WATC Terrace Stationery Sprint H., Coette H., Easter P., Budget Minibus Welter H., Lord Byron Welter H., NEC Cup, St John Ambulance Welter H., 3d WATC RS Crawford Quality H., L, Colonel Reeves S.H., L, Australia Day S.H., L, 4th WATC Australia Day S., L.

Guarded Opinion. 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust.

Around Midnight. 2 wins at 1400m. Dam of-

Nun's Chorus. Winner at 1200m, 2d Avondale JC Eddie Doherty Juvenile H.

Johnny Cougar - Gyeolseungjeon (Kor.). 4 wins at 1000m, 1400m in Kor.


4th dam

EL CANDY, by Fraxinus*. 3 wins from 7f to 1¼m, HBJC Rotopai H. Half-sister to Daudie (dam of Brancusi - Harmony Wealth (Aust.)). Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

SO DANDY (So Vain). Twice NZ Sprinter of the Year. 14 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, WRC DB 1600 S., Gr.1, Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.2, Concorde H., Gr.3, 2d CJC Stewards' H., Gr.3, Rotorua RC LD Nathan S., Gr.3, Wanganui JC Tim Rogers S., Gr.3, 3d WRC DB 1600 S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Lion Brown Sprint, Gr.1, WRC Telegraph H., Gr.2, Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.3, Rotorua RC LD Nathan S., Gr.3-twice. Sire.