Account of VALACHI DOWNS, Matamata.



Foaled 10th November 2017

Bay or Brown Filly








Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer


Top Ville


Quest for Fame

Rainbow Quest


High Line


Rialto Bridge (GB)



Shirley Heights

Mill Reef







Vaguely Noble

TAVISTOCK (NZ) (Bay 2005-Stud 2010). 6 wins-1 at 2, Waikato Draught Sprint, Gr.1. Champion Sire in Hong Kong in 2015-16. Sire of 201 rnrs, 128 wnrs, 15 SW, inc. SW Tarzino (Victoria Derby, Gr.1), Volkstok'n'barrell, Werther, Tavago, Tavidream - Circuit Glory (H.K.), Hasselhoof, Hiflyer, Gobstopper, Pacorus, Infantry, Avisto, Longchamp, Nymph Monte, Tavy, Titanium, SP Milseain, Salsamor, Harlow Gold, Downton Abbey, etc.

1st dam

RIALTO BRIDGE, by Darshaan. Placed at 3 in Ireland. Half-sister to SKY EMBASSY, Miss Suilleabhain (dam of BELLA SHAMBROCK). This is her ninth foal. Her eighth foal is a yearling. Her seventh foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of four foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Joe Cargo (g. by Authorized). 4 wins at 1800m, 2000m to 2017-18, 2d Matamata RC G & S McKenzie Ltd H.

Lady Amadeus (f. by Medaglia d'Oro). Winner at 1200m in 2017-18, 3d CJC Avon City Ford Wuhan Jockey Club H.

2nd dam

TANI, by Theatrical. Unraced. Sister to DAHLIA'S DREAMER, half-sister to DAHAR, DELEGANT, RIVLIA, LLANDAFF, WAJD(dam of NEDAWI, FITFUL SKIES, WALL STREET), Decadrachm, Dahlia's Image, Miss Dahlia (dam of CAPITAL PLAN). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

SKY EMBASSY(Action This Day). 8 wins from 1200m to 2400m in Peru, Monterrico Clasico Laredo, L, Clasico Batalla de Tarapaca, L.

Miss Suilleabhain. Unraced. Dam of-

BELLA SHAMBROCK(Grand Slam). 3 wins at 2, Monmouth Tyro S., L, Prairie Gold Juvenile S., L. Sire.

3rd dam

DAHLIA, by Vaguely Noble. GB/Ire. Horse of the Year twice. Champion 3YO filly & 4YO in GB. 15 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2600m, £275,735, US$848,038, Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1-twice, Irish Oaks, Gr.1, Hollywood Invitational H., Gr.1, Canadian International Championship S., Gr.1, Belmont Man o' War S., Gr.1, York Benson & Hedges Gold Cup, Gr.1-twice, Washington DC International S., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de la Grotte, Gr.3, Prix Niel, Gr.3, Deauville Prix Yacowlef, L. Sister to CAPTAIN GENERAL, Very Charming (dam of MOHAAJIR, THEATRICAL CHARMER), three-quarter-sister to Excellent Alibi (dam of WITNESS BOX), Golden Alibi (dam of DOCKAGE). Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

DELEGANT(Grey Dawn). 7 wins, Santa Anita San Juan Capistrano H., Gr.1, Santa Gertrudes H., L, 2d Santa Anita San Luis Obispo H., Gr.3. Sire.

DAHAR(Lyphard). 7 wins from 1800m to 2800m, Hollywood Park Century H., Gr.1, Santa Anita San Juan Capistrano H., Gr.1. Champion sire.

RIVLIA(Riverman). 5 wins-1 at 2, US$375,752, Santa Anita San Luis Rey S., Gr.1, Carleton F Burke H., Gr.1, Hollywood Invitational H., Gr.1. Sire.

DAHLIA'S DREAMER(Theatrical). 4 wins, Belmont Flower Bowl H., Gr.1.

LLANDAFF(Lyphard). 5 wins, Garden State Jersey Derby, Gr.2. Sire.

WAJD(Northern Dancer). 4 wins at 2100m, 2400m, Grand Prix d'Evry, Gr.2, Evry Prix Minerve, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix des Tuileries, L. Dam of-

NEDAWI(Rainbow Quest). Top of The 1998 International 3YO Classification(Ext.). 3 wins at 1½m, 14½f, £353,355, 460,000Dhs, The St Leger, Gr.1.