Riviera Express

Account of FAIRDALE STUD, Longburn.



Foaled 8th November 2004

Brown Colt


  K 349

Branded: FINOnr sh; 32 over 4 off sh


Riviera (FR)



Sharpen Up


Doubly Sure




Northern Dancer


Green Dancer


Regal Harp


Vice Regal

Bismark II


Kind Regards

Le Filou




Chapel Belle

Pakistan II


RIVIERA (FR) (Chestnut 1994-Stud 2003). 10 wins at 6½f, 1m, 322,000fr., US$969,650, Woodbine Atto Mile S., Gr.1, Santa Anita Morvich H., Gr.3, Del Mar Wickerr H., L, 2d Churchill Downs Firecracker H., Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de Montretout, L, 3d Longchamp Prix du Ranelagh, L. Half-brother to SP Mon General. Out of SW Manureva, half-sister to SW Septieme Ciel, SW Macoumba and SW Maxigroom. His oldest progeny are now yearlings. 


1st dam

REGAL HARP, by Vice Regal. Unraced. Half-sister to Encore (dam of MILTAK). This is her eleventh foal. Her tenth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of seven foals to race, six winners, inc:-

Leehaan (g. by Jetball). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, R142,350, Newmarket TC Classic Flag H., 2d Greyville Provincial Guineas, Gr.3.

Prince Oregon (c. by Oregon). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, CJC Hong Kong Wonders H., Cantabrian Tavern 2YO H., Maneline Farriers 3YO H., Christchurch HC Canterbury Veterinary Surgeons H., Southland RC Southlands Sports Sunday H., 4th Otago RC South Island 3YO Championship Final, L, Ashburton RC John Grigg S., L.

Tri Jet (c. by Jetball). Winner at 1200m, 3d ARC Amarula Wild Fruit Cream H.

Zara Lad (c. by Oregon). 6 wins from 1200m to 1800m in Aust.

Don Denham (c. by Sackford). Winner at 1600m.

Cypress Point (c. by Pins). Winner at 1650m in 2004-05.

Remain Calm (f. by Kings Island). Unraced. Dam of-

Valetta Flyer. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, A$101,940, QTC Latin Knight 2YO H., Bon Teint Welter H., Gay Icarus 2YO Maiden H.

Tranquilize. Winner at 1500m in 2004-05, QTC Phantom Chance Maiden H.


2nd dam

HARP, by Sobig. 9 wins from 2000m to 2400m, Hawke's Bay Cup, Gr.3, WRC Gloaming S.H., L, Wanganui Cup, L, Feilding Cup, 2d Auckland Cup, Gr.1, Manawatu Cup, Gr.3. Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Encore. 5 wins at 2000m, 2200m, WRC Toyota Corolla H. Dam of-

MILTAK (McGinty). 8 wins to 3200m, NZ$341,675, A$686,000, STC BMW S., Gr.1, Auckland Cup, Gr.1, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2, 2d ARC Action TV Sales S., Gr.1. Dam of-

Tully Zeal (Zabeel). 2 wins at 1750m, 2200m, VRC Nightmarch H., 3d VATC Norman Robinson S., Gr.2.

Milzeel (Zabeel). 3 wins to 2000m to 2004-05, 2d ARC Royal S., Gr.2.

Talent Scout (Danzatore). 6 wins to 2200m, 2d CJC Warstep S., L.

Packed House. Unplaced. Dam of-

Great Sandy (Sandpit). 6 wins from 1700m to 2350m to 2005-06, 3d SAJC Schweppes Centaurea Trophy S., L, MRC Conbituate Lady H.

Wild Swan. Unraced. Dam of-

(Go) Ziggy (Centaine). 10 wins, A$269,427, 3d STC Premier's Cup, L.

Pageant. 2 wins at 2000m, Hawke's Bay Hutt Valley Cartage Stayers H., 2d Otaki Maori RC Ashford Park Stud Improvers' H. Dam of-

Listen Pal (Tale of the Cat). 6 wins, 3d BTC Doomben Classic, Gr.3.

Sonic. Unraced. Dam of-

Miss Kryptonite. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

Our Jet (Jetball). 6 wins, 2d HKJC Sha Tin Sprint Trophy H., HK-3.