Hard Questions

Account of VALACHI DOWNS, Matamata (As Agent).



Foaled 7th September 2018

Bay Colt



Branded: arcinvnr sh; 10 over 8 off sh


Contributer (IRE)


High Chaparral

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer




Exit to Nowhere

Irish River


Royal Academy


Curraghmore Girl (AUS)


Duke of Marmalade



Love Me True



Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer


Shirley Heights

CONTRIBUTER (IRE) (Bay 2010-Stud 2016). Champion Miler in Australia in 2014-15. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, 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, Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3. Half-brother to SP Saimaa. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.

1st dam

CURRAGHMORE GIRL, by Duke of Marmalade. Unraced. Half-sister toSummerbliss . This is her second foal. Her first foal is a 2YO.

2nd dam

DISTINCTLY, by Sadler's Wells. Unraced. Sister toMOON QUEEN (dam ofBEAUTY PARLOR ,THE BROTHERS WAR ),ROSTROPOVICH , Meetyouthere (dam ofRAA ATOLL ), three-quarter-sister toBARAFAMY , half-sister toINNUENDO (dam ofCRITICISM ,PEACOAT ). Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Summerbliss (Danehill Dancer). Winner at 1600m, A$157,670, 2d MRC Ethereal S.,L , 3d VRC Oaks,Gr.1 , South Australia Fillies Classic,Gr.3 .

Dance Idol. 4 wins 1350m to 1640m, BRC Hidden Dragon at Lyndhurst H.

3rd dam

INFAMY , by Shirley Heights. 7 wins 1¼m to 1½m, £117,365, US$540,773, Woodbine Rothmans International S.,Gr.1 , Newmarket Sun Chariot S.,Gr.2 , Sandown Gordon Richards S.,Gr.3 , 2d Epsom Coronation Cup,Gr.1 , Newmarket Sun Chariot S.,Gr.2 . Sister to Shesadelight (dam ofSHIELD ), three-quarter-sister toHIGH HAWK (dam ofIN THE WINGS ,HUNTING HAWK ,MOROZOV ,HAWKER'S NEWS ), High Spirited (dam ofAMFORTAS ,LEGEND MAKER ), Dunoof (dam ofSELTITUDE ), half-sister toLady Regent , Sianema (dam ofSERGESTO ). Dam of 14 foals, 13 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

INNUENDO (Caerleon). 7 wins 1¼m to 1½m, Gulfstream Park Orchid H.,Gr.2 , The Very One H.,Gr.3 , 3d Woodbine EP Taylor S.,Gr.1 . Dam of-

CRITICISM (Machiavellian). 9 wins 1800m to 2400m, Belmont Sheepshead Bay S.,Gr.2 , 2d Belmont Flower Bowl S.,Gr.1 . Dam of-

MAGICAL TOUCH (Dubawi). 4 wins 2200m to 2900m to 2019 in France and Germany, Hoppegarten Grosser Preis des MHWK,L .

PEACOAT (Doyen). 2 wins at 2000m, Fontainebleau Prix Melisande,L .

MOON QUEEN (Sadler's Wells). 4 wins 2011m to 2514m, Longchamp Prix de Royallieu,Gr.2 , Gulfstream Park The Very One H.,Gr.3 . Dam of-

BEAUTY PARLOR (Elusive Quality). 4 wins-1 at 2-1600m to 2400m, Gulfstream Park Orchid S.,Gr.3 , Bordeaux Prix Occitanie,L .

THE BROTHERS WAR (War Front). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, Chantilly Prix Sigy,L , 3d Saratoga Quick Call S.,L . Sire.

BARAFAMY (Barathea). Champion 2YO Filly in Italy in 1998. 2 wins at 2, Milan Premio Dormello,Gr.3 , 3d Doncaster May Hill S.,Gr.3 . Producer.

ROSTROPOVICH (Sadler's Wells). 7 wins 1½m to 3m, Leopardstown Saval Beg S.,L , 3d Longchamp Prix Hubert de Chaudenay,Gr.2 .

Meetyouthere. Winner at 2300m in France. Dam of 4 winners-

RAA ATOLL (Sea the Stars). 3 wins 2045m to 3200m to 2019 in GB andGermany, Hoppegarten Oleander Rennen,Gr.2 , 3d Curragh Cup,Gr.2 .