Account of BERKLEY STUD, Christchurch.



Foaled 17th October 2018

Brown Colt



Branded: crownbnr sh; 9 over 8 off sh


Highly Recommended (AUS)


Fastnet Rock



Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy


Al Hareb

El Gran Senor




Borntobeirish (AUS)



Last Tycoon

Try My Best


Pompeii Court



Be My Guest

Copa de Oro

Hector Protector

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (AUS) (Bay 2008-Stud 2013). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 2050m, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2. Sire of SW Sumstreet- sumwhere (Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., Gr.2), Waldorf, SP Joyfilly (Ours), Notabadidea, Beneficial, Kirkland, Pipiana, Buck Shellfish and of Five Stars, Greenpark Gem, Picture Me Rollin, Vishnu, Jamie, Vouch, Sure Is, Take Me There, Campo, etc.

1st dam

BORNTOBEIRISH, by O'Reilly. Placed. This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Her first foal is an unraced 3YO.

2nd dam

ILLUSTRE, by Pentire. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister toPENTASTIC , half-sister toPRIMUS . Dam of 5 foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Illustrious Tycoon. 3 wins in succession-1 at 2-1000m to 1200m, A$191,200, WATC Merrywell P., WA Day 2YO P., San Cisco Live H.

Missed. 2 wins at 1800m, 2100m in Aust.

3rd dam

COPA DE ORO, by Hector Protector. Unraced. Half-sister toMISS MINDEN (dam ofMISS DANEHILL ,PENTASTIC ,POINT MADE ), Storm Fronts (dam ofREADYTOGORIGHTNOW ). Dam of 12 named foals, 7 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

PRIMUS (Flying Spur). 4 wins 1100m to 1400m, A$524,780, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H.,Gr.3 , AJC Show County H.,L , NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H.,L , STC Tooheys New H., 2d AJC Stan Fox S.,Gr.2 , 3d AJC Canterbury Guineas,Gr.1 , MRC Caulfield Guineas,Gr.1 , STC Rosehill Guineas,Gr.1 , Expressway S.,Gr.2 , 4th Australian Derby,Gr.1 . Sire.

Mamahuhu. Unraced. Dam of-

Dunmam. 2 wins at 1700m, 2400m, A$98,425, in 2018-19, MRC Long Fine P.

4th dam

CLIFTON GARDENS, by Mighty Kingdom. Placed at 3 in Aust. Three-quarter-sister toJEWEL IN THE CROWN , half-sister toJOIE DENISE (dam ofTUESDAY JOY ,SUNDAY JOY ), Joie de Vivre (dam ofARLINGTON ROAD ,JOIE DE GRISE ), Bolt of Lightning (dam ofJOLLY ,EASTERN STAR ), Joy and Fun (dam ofEUPHORIA ,CHRISTMAS TREE ). Dam of 11 named foals, 7 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

MISS MINDEN (Bellotto). Winner at 2, VATC Mona Nursery S.,L . Dam of-

MISS DANEHILL (Danehill). 5 wins 1300m to 2400m, A$362,330, Queensland Oaks,Gr.1 , 2d AJC Colin Stephen H.,Gr.3 , 4th AJC Metropolitan H.,Gr.1 . Producer.

PENTASTIC (Pentire). 7 wins 1221m to 2400m, A$1,991,800, VRCCraiglee S.,Gr.2 , 2d AJC Queen Elizabeth S.,Gr.1 , VRC LKSMackinnon S.,Gr.1 , BTC Doomben Cup,Gr.1 , QTC Brisbane Cup,Gr.1 .

POINT MADE (Red Ransom). 3 wins 1720m to 2100m, A$175,275, QTC Peter Gallagher S.,L , VRC Gary Crane & Simon Stoker H.

Storm Fronts. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

READYTOGORIGHTNOW (More Than Ready). 7 wins-3 in succession-1200m to 1800m, Kenilworth Winter Classic,Gr.3 , Winter Guineas,Gr.3 , Fairview Memorial Mile,L , 3d Kenilworth Cape Classic,Gr.3 .