Account of ESKER LODGE, Cambridge.



Foaled 14th November 2000

Grey G


  F 612

Branded: nr sh; 4 over 0 off sh

SireShirley HeightsMill ReefNever Bend
Kilimanjaro* (GB) HardiemmaHardicanute
1995DararaTop VilleHigh Top
DamKhairpour*Arctic TernSea Bird
Khanate KhayraZeddaan
1985OligarchyPronto II*So Blessed


KILIMANJARO (GB) (Bay 1995-Stud 1999). Winner at 2, Sandown Vintage Inns 2YO S., 2d Royal Ascot King Edward VII S., Gr.2, Newmarket Fairway S., L, 4th Ascot Royal Lodge S., Gr.2. Half-brother to SW Darazari* (STC Ranvet S., Gr.1), SW Dariyoun, SW Dardjini and SP Rhagaas. Out of SW Darara (Longchamp Prix Vermeille, Gr.1), half-sister to SW Darshaan (French Derby, Gr.1, sire). His oldest progeny are now yearlings. 


1st dam

Khanate, by Khairpour*. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2200m, WRC Seaview Stables H., Waikato RC NZ Wines & Spirits Greys' S., Levin RC Bayer Classic Consolation, 2d Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, 3d WRC Fitzherbert H. Half-sister to Superior Miss (dam of SECOND COMING). This is her sixth foal. Her fifth foal is a 2YO. Dam of three foals to race, inc:-

Karouse (c. by Festal). 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, Whakatane RC Bay of Plenty RC S., 2d BOP RC Todd & Pollock Haulage H.


2nd dam

OLIGARCHY, by Pronto II*. Unraced. Half-sister to Sunbittern (dam of HIGH HAWK), Chanson (dam of APALON - TOWKAY (Mal.)). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Khanate (Khairpour*). 5 wins. See above.

(Our) Deimos. 4 wins from 1600m to 2100m, ARC Steinlager H., BOP RC Owens Road Transport H., ARC Frank Casey Formal Suit Hire H.

Oenology. 3 wins at 2000m, 2050m, Central Otago JC Bodkins H., 2d Kumara RC Air NZ Link H., Southland RC Gallery 55 H.

Superior Miss. Unraced. Dam of-

SECOND COMING (Oak Ridge*). 2000 Mercedes Champion NZ Stayer. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 3200m, NZ$264,000, A$1,131,170, AAMI Victoria Derby, Gr.1, Wellington Cup, Gr.1, VATC Naturalism S., L, 2d Auckland Cup, Gr.1, VRC Saab H., Gr.2, 3d VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, Blamey S., Gr.2, MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2.


3rd dam

PANTOUFLE*, by Panaslipper. 3 wins at 11f, 1½m in GB. Half-sister to IRVINE, PLACE D'ETOILE (dam of NORTHERN TREASURE*, PARIS ROYAL, ETOILE DE PARIS*). Dam of 10 named foals, 7 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Sunbittern. 3 wins at 2 in GB. Dam of-

HIGH HAWK (Shirley Heights). 6 wins from 1¼m to 15f, £102,700, Premio Roma, Gr.1, 2d Irish Oaks, Gr.1, Italian Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

IN THE WINGS (Sadler's Wells). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, £889,036, Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1, Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Epsom Coronation Cup, Gr.1. Successful sire.

High Tern. 2 wins in GB. Dam of-

HIGH-RISE (High Estate). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2400m, £784,110, The Derby, Gr.1, Lingfield Derby Trial S., Gr.3.

Seriema. Winner at 1m in GB. Dam of-

INFAMY (Shirley Heights). 7 wins from 1¼m to 1½m, £117,365, US$540,773, Woodbine Rothmans International S., Gr.1. Producer.