Lion's Roar

Account of WELLFIELD LODGE, Palmerston North.



Foaled 8th October 2017

Bay Colt



Branded: wl2nr sh; 26 over 7 off sh


Contributer (IRE)


High Chaparral

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer




Exit to Nowhere

Irish River


Royal Academy




Black Minnaloushe

Storm Cat

Storm Bird

Coral Dance

Green Dancer

The Mighty Lions


Sir Tristram

Maybe Yes

Last Tycoon

CONTRIBUTER (IRE) (Bay 2010-Stud 2016). Champion Miler in Australia in 2014-15. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, £109,264, A$988,700, ATC Ranvet S., Gr.1, Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, Apollo S., Gr.2, MRC David Jones Cup, Gr.3, Royal Ascot Wolferton H., L, Kempton Magnolia S., L, 2d Chester Dee S., Gr.3, 3d VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SP Saimaa. His oldest progeny are yearlings.

1st dam

MINNALEO, by Black Minnaloushe. 4 wins at 1600m, 1800m, Otaki Maori RC Tui Backing a Winner H., 2d WRC Gazley Premier H. Half-sister to VAQUERA . This is her fourth foal. Her third foal is a 2YO. Her second foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of one foal to race-

Minnamosa (f. by Alamosa). Placed to 2018-19 in Aust.

2nd dam

THE MIGHTY LIONS , by Grosvenor. 6 wins 1300m to 2255m, NZ$171,225, A$148,300, Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.1 , VRC Rosteron Staff Rostering H., ARC Aim Proximity H., MRC Savoir H., Molly's Robe H., 2d Avondale Cup, Gr.1 , TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3 , MRC Visit H., 4th Auckland Cup, Gr.1 -twice, South Australian Oaks, Gr.1 , GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2 , SAJC St Leger, L . Half-sister to MARENOSTRO , Grandissima , Promise Keeper . Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

VAQUERA (High Chaparral). 3 wins 1400m to 1900m, A$213,630, Newcastle JC Tibbie S., Gr.3 , ATC Australian Turf Club H., 2d ATC Darley P., 3d BRC Queensland Oaks, Gr.1 , ATC Craven P., Gr.3 , BRC Doomben Roses, Gr.3 , ATC Might & Power H., 4th ATC City Tattersalls Club Cup, L .

All the Winners. 4 wins at 1200m, 1650m, HKJC Shun Lee H., Longines International Jockey Championship H., Stanley H., Poplar H.

3rd dam

MAYBE YES, by Last Tycoon. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to Kaaptive Empress (dam of PRESS STATEMENT , PRESSDAY ), Quaglino (dam of DINNER DATE ). Dam of 15 named foals, 13 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

THE MIGHTY LIONS (Grosvenor). 6 wins. See above.

MARENOSTRO (Duelled). 10 wins 1400m to 1600m, A$505,900, ATC Winter Challenge H., L , FIIG H., Neville Begg H., Forum Group H., McGrath Estate Agents H., 2d Hawkesbury RC Rowley Mile H., L , 3d ATC Doncaster Prelude, Gr.3 , 4th ATC Winter S., L .

Promise Keeper (Success Express). 8 wins 1200m to 1600m, NZ$37,525, S$502,555, Singapore TC Open H., 2d Singapore TC EW Barker Trophy, L , Kranji Mile, L , 3d Singapore TC Star Prince Challenge, L .

Grandissima (Savabeel). 2 wins at 1950m, 2000m, 2d CJC Warstep S., L .

4th dam

NILE EMPRESS , by Upper Nile. 6 wins-2 at 2-6f to 1¼m, Garden State Oaklyn S., L , York Brewery Centenary S., 2d Garden State Bellmawr S., L , 3d Keystone Poquessing H., L . Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

Kaaptive Empress. 9 wins 1200m to 1600m, AJC Sledmere H. Dam of-

PRESS STATEMENT (Hinchinbrook). 6 wins-3 at 2-1100m to 1600m, A$1,832,275, BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1 , MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1 .

PRESSDAY (Domesday). 5 wins-4 at 2-1000m to 1600m, US$27,480,A$852,400, BRC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1 , MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2 .