Famous Fingers


Account of G. J. & A. L. HILL, Manaia.

Chestnut mare Foaled in 1992



Chestnut Mare


G 246


Famous Star (GB)


Sharpen Up


Native Dancer




Henry the Seventh

King of the Tudors






Zephyr Bay


Star Kingdom

Heavenly Wind

Pan II

Light Fingers II

Le Filou



Red Mars

FAMOUS STAR (GB) (1979). 5 wins, Ayr Gold Cup H., L. Champion NZ Sire twice. Sire of 438 rnrs, 309 wnrs, 19 SW, inc. (Our) Star of Gold (WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1), Rebel, etc. Sire of the dams of 379 rnrs, 195 wnrs, 12 SW, inc. Vinaka, Charmview, Our Class, Perceptible, Shelbourne Lass, Desert Ace, Concrete Crusher, Six Aces, Valor, Vaalu, Grandiser, Sounds of Legends, SP Dodgem, Game On, The Hurricane, Snipify, On the Watch, etc.

1st dam

SLICK, by Zephyr Bay. Unplaced. Half-sister to NIMBLE TOUCH, Her Boy, Nimble Fingers (dam of Outgun ). Dam of eight named foals, five to race, inc:-

Spirited Star (c. by Star Way). 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, AJC Cragford H., STC Keighery Hotel H., 2d STC Cronulla Leagues Club H.

Miss Quality (f. by Vice Regal). Placed in Aust. Producer.

Famous Fingers (f. by Famous Star). See below.

Slick Star (f. by Star Way). Unraced. Dam of-

Marfoo Star (Maroof). 12 wins from 1000m to 1650m, A$148,045, BTC Accomplice H., 2d AJC Grenoble H., 3d STC Frank Underwood Cup, L.

Slick Trick. 3 wins from 1200m to 2000m, Avondale JC TJ & SJ McKee H., JR Webb & Sons H.

Blessing. 3 wins at 1200m, Avondale JC NZ Bloodstock H.

Nicku Nicku. Winner at 1650m in 2005-06, HKJC Morse H.

Penstar. Winner at 1950m in 2005-06.

2nd dam

LIGHT FINGERS II, by Le Filou. 15 wins-3 at 2-from 5f to 2m, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, AJC Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, Craiglee S., Gr.2, Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, VATC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, St George S., Gr.2, Sandown Cup, Gr.2, 2d VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, VATC Underwood S., Gr.1, Caulfield S., Gr.1, One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Turnbull S., Gr.2, VATC CF Orr S., Gr.2, 3d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, VATC Caulfield S., Gr.1, VRC Lightning S., Gr.2. Sister to THE DIP , La Douce , three-quarter-sister to BIG PHILOU , GLAD RAGS , half-sister to MY LADY FAIR (dam of FAIR VERDICT ), Embrace . Dam of 5 named foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

NIMBLE TOUCH (Smuggler). 12 wins from 1300m to 2100m, STC Canterbury Cup, Gr.3, AJC Kingster Welter H.

Her Boy (Agricola). 14 wins to 2200m, Pinjarra Cup, 3d WATC Premier's Cup, L.

Nimble Fingers. Unraced. Dam of-

Outgun (Grosvenor). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2800m, A$141,850, AJC Fred Imber H., 2d AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.2.

Race Record : Placed.

Produce Record : Dam of five foals.

2000 c. by I Conquer.

2002 f. by Victory Dance.

2003 f. by Exploding Prospect.

2004 f. by Jahafil.

2005 f. by Jahafil.

Slipped in 2001.

Served by Jahafil. Date of last service, 04.12.2005.