My Hope

Account of ARDSLEY STUD LIMITED, Masterton (As Agent).



Chestnut mare

Chestnut Mare



(Branded: a1nr sh; 19 over 5 off sh)


Howbaddouwantit (USA)



Blushing Groom

Red God

Glorious Song


Fair to the Wind


Northern Dancer

Promising Times

Olden Times






Better Boy






Summer Rain


HOWBADDOUWANTIT (USA) (1995). 9 wins, Laurel Dash S., Gr.3. Sire of 336 rnrs, 214 wnrs, 13 SW, inc. SW Mi Jubilee, etc. Sire of the dams of 129 rnrs, 65 wnrs, inc. SW Salamanca, SP As You Will, Gwynethanne, Athena, Cantilena, Looking Ahead, Royal Green, Hasstobegood and of Catwomandu, Karaka Diamond, Conclusion, Fomo, Roughead, Parallel Universe, Furuvik, It's Bianca, Beck and Call, Volcano, Commission, etc.

1st dam

CENTREPIECE, by Centaine. Unplaced. Half-sister to ROYAL MAGIC , PERFECT BOUND , Magical . Dam of 13 foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

EXINITE (c. by Lord Ballina). 5 wins 1200m to 2400m, A$201,050, AJC Queen's Cup, Gr.3 , 2d Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.3 , STC Ronald Coles Investment Gallery H., 3d STC Cadbury H., AJC Rain Lover H.

VITRINITE (c. by Lord Ballina). 7 wins 1500m to 2000m, A$484,783, AJC Japan Racing Association P., L , 2d VATC Herbert Power S., Gr.2 , AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3 , STC Kingston Town S., Gr.3 , Premier's Cup, L , Christmas Cup, L , 3d STC Ranvet S., Gr.1 , GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2 , VATC Naturalism S., L , NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's Club Cup, L . Sire.

Mary Robinson (f. by Lord Ballina). Placed. Dam of 6 winners-

LADY ZAFIRA (Iffraaj). 5 wins 1000m to 1600m, NZ$108,997, CJC Pegasus H., L , Hawkes Bay Livamol Mile H., St John Appeal H., 3d Rotorua S., L , 4th WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1 .

Risette (f. by Entrepreneur). Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

Spirit Cent. 12 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$211,230, to 2017-18, MRC CarannaH.

Dignity Lady. Winner at 1600m in Aust. Dam of-

Noble Boy. 4 wins at 1200m in 2018-19, ATC TAB Highway H.-twice.

2nd dam

Sunflower , by Oncidium. 4 wins 1400m to 2200m, Manawatu RC Tararua H., 2d WRC DB Galaxy S., L , 3d WRC Champion H., 4th AJC Cabochon Quality H., L. Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ROYAL MAGIC (Lord Ballina). 9 wins 1500m to 2400m, NZ$49,450, A$731,000, Queensland Oaks, Gr.1 , Queensland Derby, Gr.1 , GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2 , 2d Taranaki S., Gr.2 . Grandam of-

ROYAL REIGN (Viscount). 9 wins 1607m to 2136m, A$245,902, BRC Tails S., L , Porters Plainlands Hotel H., Inghams H. Producer.

PERFECT BOUND (Lord Ballina). 8 wins 1200m to 2200m, A$329,050, QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.2 , 2d VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2 , St George S., Gr.2 , 3d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Cup, Gr.3 , VRC Auckland Racing Club H., L .

Magical (Lord Ballina). 3 wins 1400m to 2200m, 2d VRC Bagot H., L .

Race Record: Unraced.

Produce Record: Dam of three named foals, all raced.

2012 f. Magic Springs, by Guillotine. Unplaced.

2013 f. La Jolie Fille, by Showcasing. Winner at 1600m in 2017-18, 2d WRC The Informant H.

2015 c. Tormino, by Reliable Man. Placed at 3 in 2018-19 in Aust.

2016 c. by Showcasing.

2017 f. by Iffraaj.

Missed in 2018; not served in 2013.

Served by Satono Aladdin (JPN). Last service: 27.09.2018.

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