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Account of AINSLEY DOWNS STUD, Te Kauwhata.



Foaled 13th October 2018

Grey Filly



Branded: hvbarsnr sh; 5 over 8 off sh





Sir Tristram

Sir Ivor

Lady Giselle


Better Alternative

Flying Spur


Ancient Lights

Canny Lad






Northern Dancer

Fire the Groom

Blushing Groom

Give it a Whirl


Blushing Groom


Try My Best

PREFERMENT (NZ) (Bay 2011-Stud 2017). Champion Stayer in Australia in 2015-16. 5 wins from 2000m to 2500m, A$3,432,730, Victoria Derby, Gr.1, ATC BMW S., Gr.1, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, Turnbull S., Gr.1, ATC Hill S., Gr.2, 2d ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, Geelong Classic, L, 4th ATC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, VRC Turnbull S., Gr.1. Brother to SW Rezoned (South Australia Fillies Classic, Gr.3). His oldest progeny are yearlings.

1st dam

Melody , by Stravinsky. 5 wins 1300m to 1600m, A$145,830, STC Guildford Leagues Club H., 2d AJC Angst S.,L , Insurance Market Facilities H., 3d AJC Toy Show H.,L , 4th Newcastle JC Tibbie S.,L . Half-sister to Lady Zhivago (dam ofMAYGROVE ). This is her eighth living foal. Her seventh foal is a 2YO. Dam of six foals to race, four winners-

THE CANDY MAN (g. by Casino Prince). 7 wins in succession 1350m to 2200m, A$231,600, in 2018-19, BRC Premier's Cup,Gr.3 , Big Difference Consulting H., Artisan Carnival High Tea P., Compact Training H., GCTCAttwood Marshall Lawyers H., 2d Ipswich TC Racing Museum Room HireH.

PHRASES (g. by Casino Prince). 9 wins 1250m to 2400m, A$517,695, to 2018-19, ATC Randwick City S.,L , Tab.com.au P., Mossman at Vinery H., Port Macquarie Cup, 2d ATC NE Manion Cup,Gr.3 , Gosford Gold Cup,L , ATC Schweppes H., Hyland Race Colours H., Taree Cup.

Motifs (f. by Fusaichi Pegasus). 2 wins at 2 at 1000m, SAJC Allan Scott Park 2YO P., Windsor Estate Wines P., 3d SAJC Queen Adelaide S.,L . Dam of-

False Statement. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1300m to 2018-19, Perth Racing Pink Ladies Luncheon H., Furphy H., WATC Tabtouch P.

Mr Inquisitive (g. by Murtajill). Winner at 1430m in Aust.

Lirismo (f. by Lope de Vega). Placed in 2019-20 in Aust.

Onemoremelody (f. by Onemorenomore). Placed in Aust.

2nd dam

GIVE IT A WHIRL, by Nassipour. Unraced. Half-sister toABLE ATTEMPT - KINGSTON TREASURE (H.K.),ZAZA ,Falsetto ,Tempting Sir . Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Melody (Stravinsky). 5 wins. See above.

Lady Zhivago. 3 wins 1550m to 2200m, AJC Cadbury Schweppes H. Dam of-

MAYGROVE (Authorized). 9 wins 1800m to 2400m, NZ$422,010, A$50,650, Wellington Cup,Gr.2 , Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup,Gr.2 , Counties Cup,Gr.3 , Rotorua Challenge P.,L , Feilding Gold Cup,L , 2d Hawke's Bay Gold Cup,L , Marton Cup,L , 4th Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup,Gr.2 , VRC Bart Cummings H.,Gr.3 , CJC Canterbury Gold Cup,Gr.3 , Geelong Cup,Gr.3 , Bendigo Cup,Gr.3 .

3rd dam

Attempting , by Try My Best. 2 wins at 2 at 5¾f, 6f, 2d Ayr Firth of Clyde S.,L , Rome Premio Ceprano,L , Premio Ostia Antica,L , 3d Rome Criterium Femminile,Gr.3 , 4th Rome Premio Torricola,L . Half-sister toTRISTANAGH . Dam of 12 named foals, 10 to race, all winners, inc:-

ABLE ATTEMPT - KINGSTON TREASURE (H.K.) (Spectacular Love). 7 wins-3 in succession-1000m to 1600m, ARC King's P.,Gr.3 .

ZAZA (Zabeel). 8 wins at 1400m, 1600m, CJC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' S.H.,L , Southland RC Windsor Park Stud S.,L .