Case Study

Account of AINSLEY DOWNS STUD, Te Kauwhata.



Foaled 27th September 2017

Bay Colt



Branded: hvbarsnr sh; 34 over 7 off sh


Showcasing (GB)


Oasis Dream

Green Desert



Dancing Brave



Gone West




The Myth


Cape Cross

Green Desert


Park Appeal


Tic Tic Kaboom



Granny Sack

Blushing Groom

SHOWCASING (GB) (Bay 2007-Stud 2011). 2 wins at 2, York Gimcrack S., Gr.2. Leading NZ Sire of 2YOs in 2014-15. Sire of 513 rnrs, 304 wnrs, 32 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc SW Xpression (WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2), Showboy - Jade Fortune (H.K.), Cylinder Beach, Bit Lippy, Caorunn, Carnival, Be Bee, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Quiet Reflection (Royal Ascot Commonwealth Cup, Gr.1), Advertise, Prize Exhibit, etc.

1st dam

THE MYTH, by Cape Cross. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, ARC New Zealand Herald H., 2d ARC Bassinets for Hire H., 3d Matamata RC Marks Ewen & Associates H. This is her fourth living foal. Dam of two foals to race-

Fairy Story (f. by Pentire). Winner at 1400m.

Storyline (f. by Tavistock). Placed to 2017-18.

2nd dam

TIC TIC KABOOM, by Explodent. 3 wins 7f to 8¼f, Sun Downs Bonnett S., 3d Ferndale Les Mademoiselle H. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Tooquicktobeseen. 3 wins 1355m to 1600m.

Tic Tock Arnie. 2 wins at 1400m, 1950m.

3rd dam

GRANNY SACK, by Blushing Groom. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Three-quarter-sister toLOCAL SUITOR , half-sister toFOLK ART ,MASHAALLAH ,SPORTIN' LIFE , Connie Knows (dam ofCONNIE'S GIFT ,COURT HOSTESS ), Eishin Michigan (dam ofEISHIN CHAMP ), Hard Knocker (dam ofCHIMICHURRI ,HUAMBO ), Home Love (dam ofLOCAL TALENT ). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Case. 2 wins in U.S.A. Grandam of-

Iron Duke (Swept Overboard). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 3d Hakodate Nisai S.,L , Tokyo Crocus S.

Ticket to Fortune. Unplaced. Dam of 2 winners-

King Midas (Snaadee). 7 wins 1200m to 1500m, A$148,870, STC HialeahSeries H., SAJC Bartran Welter H., AJC Shifnal H., 2d SAJC Malaysia Airlines S.,L , STC Buckpasser Series H., VRC Victoria Horse CouncilH.

Woven. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners-

Fabric (Elajjud). 3 wins at 6f, 7f, 3d Fort Erie Rainbow Connection S.,L .

4th dam

Homespun , by Round Table. 2 wins-1 at 2, 2d Del Mar San Clemente S., L, 3d Golden Gate Yerba Buena H.,L . Sister toDUMBWAITER ,SPHERE , three-quarter-sister toTWO RINGS , half-sister toSABER MOUNTAIN , Nothinglikeadame (dam ofSHADAI DANCER ). Dam of 17 foals, 15 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

MASHAALLAH (Nijinsky). 8 wins 2000m to 2800m, £237,959, 440,000fr., US$49,600, Irish St Leger,Gr.1 , Grosser Preis von Baden,Gr.1 , Gran Premio di Milano,Gr.1 , 2d Longchamp Prix Royal Oak,Gr.1 , Maisons-Laffitte Prix Maurice de Nieuil,Gr.2 , 3d Newmarket Princess of Wales's S.,Gr.2 . Sire.

FOLK ART (Nijinsky). 4 wins-3 at 2, US$274,095, Santa Anita Oak Leaf S.,Gr.1 , 2d Del Mar Torrey Pines S.,L . Producer.

SPORTIN' LIFE (Nijinsky). 8 wins-2 at 2, Delaware Park Leonard Richards S.,L , William du Pont Jr H.,L , 2d Pennsylvania Derby,Gr.3 . Sire.