Words of Wisdom

Account of MAPPERLEY STUD LTD, Matamata (As Agent).



Foaled 22nd November 2018

Bay Colt



Branded: minbarsnr sh; 79 over 8 off sh


Pins (AUS)




Silly Season

Easy Date

Grand Chaudiere

No Finer

Kaoru Star

Star Kingdom


Pirate King


Nostalgic (AUS)


Quest for Fame

Rainbow Quest

Blushing Groom


Green Dancer

Awards Ceremony

Kaoru Star

Star Kingdom



PINS (AUS) (Bay 1996-Stud 2000). 7 wins-1 at 2, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Leading NZ Sire (worldwide earnings) twice. Sire of 1108 rnrs, 758 wnrs, 84 SW, inc. SW El Segundo (MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1), Ambitious Dragon, Legs, Aerovelocity, Katie Lee, Madison County, Porotene Gem, Econsul, A Touch of Ruby, Antonio Lombardo, Emily Margaret, Mackintosh, Pinmedown, Legless Veuve, Shopaholic, Rolling Pin, etc.

1st dam

NOSTALGIC, by Quest for Fame. Placed at 3, 3d STC Chemsave Wentworthville H. Sister to DRACULA , Insouciance (dam of COMPLACENT , ATARAXIA ), half-sister to SASH , THE OSCARS , Vampire , Thespian (dam of SCREEN , BRANNIGAN ). This is her eleventh foal. Her tenth foal is a 2YO. Dam of eight foals to race, seven winners-

SENTIMENTAL MISS (f. by Reliable Man). 2 wins at 1400m, 2400m, NZ$274,625, in 2018-19, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1 , 2d Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2 , 3d Levin RC Wellington S., Gr.3 , 4th Wanganui JC Castletown S., L .

Pure Lorde (f. by Darci Brahma). 3 wins at 1400m, 2100m, Manawatu RC John Turkington Forestry H., Dunstan Stayers Qualifier H., 3d ARC Dunstan Stayers Qualifier H.

Kuhreihen (g. by Commands). 2 wins at 1200m, 2025m, A$144,450, ATC Deen Vat Series H., 2d MRC BMW 2YO H., ATC Share Care Directors H., Uncle Mo at Coolmore H., 3d ATC Forum Group H., MC Conners Racing H.

Recollecting (f. by Darci Brahma). 4 wins 1400m to 1800m to 2018-19, 3d Matamata RC Lowe Schollum Jones H.

Sun Enterprise (g. by Commands). 2 wins at 1200m in Singapore.

Damascene (g. by Lonhro). 2 wins at 1500m, 1812m in Aust.

Speed of Life (g. by Authorized). Winner at 1150m in Aust.

Homesick (f. by Octagonal). Unplaced. Dam of 2 winners-

Bocage. 2 wins at 1600m, SCTC Sky Thoroughbred Central H.

What a Saga. Winner at 1700m in Aust.

2nd dam

AWARDS CEREMONY, by Kaoru Star. Raced once. Half-sister to FESTAL , MASKED PARTY , La Bamba (dam of INSPIRATION , WANDJINA , LUCKY UNICORN , PROVENCE ), What a Joy (dam of ZOOMETRIC ). Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

DRACULA (Quest for Fame). Champion 2YO in Australia in 1997-98. 7 wins-5 at 2-1100m to 1600m, A$796,300, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1 , George Main S., Gr.1 , QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1 , AJC Fernhill H., Gr.3 . Sire.

SASH (Dr Grace). 5 wins 1100m to 1400m, A$152,068, AJC Toy Show H., L , Tom Street Quality H., 2d AJC Sapphire S., L , 3d STC Millie Fox S., L .

THE OSCARS (Procol Harum). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$84,200, HK$2,322,315, AJC Canonbury S., L , HKJC Atlanta H., 2d STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2 , AJC Kindergarten S., L , 3d AJC Brian Crowley S., L .

Insouciance. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, AJC San Miguel H. Dam of 9 winners-

COMPLACENT (Authorized). 5 wins-3 in succession-1400m to 2000m,A$913,225, ATC Spring Champion S, Gr.1 , NSW Tatt's RC ChelmsfordS, Gr.2 , ATC Gloaming S., Gr.3 , Craven P., Gr.3 , 2d Victoria Derby, Gr.1 .

Thespian. Winner at 1300m, AJC Cuddle H. Dam of 5 winners-

SCREEN (Lonhro). 7 wins 1000m to 1400m, A$386,503, ATC Golden Pendant, Gr.3 , 2d Hawkesbury RC Darley Crown, L . Producer.