Account of GRANDE VUE LODGE, Matamata.

(The property of M. B. Holmes)



Bay Mare


  K 376

Bay mare Foaled in 1999


Shinko King (IRE)


Fairy King

Northern Dancer


Fairy Bridge

Bold Reason

Rose of Jericho


Hoist the Flag

Rose Red

Northern Dancer


Shades of the Past


Star Way

Star Appeal


New Way




What's Ahead

Gold Vink

Gold Sovereign


SHINKO KING (IRE) (1991). 8 wins from 1200m to 1800m in Japan, Chukyo Takamatsunomiya Cup, Jpn-1. Sire of 62 wnrs, inc. SW Bramble Rose (New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1), Fairy Tale, Eternal Melody, SP Special Times, Madame Shinko, King George, Original Sin and of Apalder, Viz Vitae, Cool Talk, Coreless Charge, Shinko Prince, Who Says, Zegna, (I'm) Exrated, Brown Beauty, Chatwin, His Highness - Royalty (Sing.), etc. 


1st dam

SHADES OF THE PAST, by Star Way. Unraced. Half-sister to YANKEE GOLD (dam of JOAN'S BEST), Be Cool, My Kugel (dam of BEAMER, Western Night), Otehi Diamond (dam of Diamond Duke), Rock the Kasbar (dam of Rocksinga). Dam of three named foals, one to race.


2nd dam

SHAGOLVIN, by Sharivari. 7 wins from 1400m to 2200m, NZ$86,625, ARC Royal S., Gr.2. Half-sister to BIT OF A SKITE, GOOD SHOW - TAMAN SINGAPURA (Mal.), Olympic Aim (dam of CIRCLES OF GOLD, GOLD WELLS). Dam of 10 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

YANKEE GOLD (Western Symphony). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, SAJC Hill-Smith S., L, Super Supreme H. Dam of-

JOAN'S BEST (Gold Brose). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, CJC Canterbury Belle S., L, Otago Breeders' S., L, Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L.

Be Cool (Grosvenor). 5 wins to 1400m, 3d VATC Mercedes-Benz S., L.

Otehi Diamond. Winner at 1500m in Aust. Dam of-

Diamond Duke (Jugah). 8 wins-1 at 2, 3d MVRC Leslie Froggatt S., L.

My Kugel. Winner at 2 in Sth. Af. Dam of-

BEAMER (West Man). 3 wins-2 at 2, Clairwood Queen's Nursery S., L.

Western Night (West Man). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, R171,165, 2d Clairwood Byerly Turk P., Gr.3.

Rock the Kasbar. Unraced. Dam of-

Rocksinga (Danasinga). 5 wins from 1400m to 2400m, 2d Wyong Cup, L.


3rd dam

GOLD VINK, by Gold Sovereign. 2 wins at 1m, QTC Novice H., BATC Maiden H. Dam of 11 named foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

BIT OF A SKITE (Showoff II). 11 wins-1 at 2, AJC All-Aged S., Gr.1. Sire.

Olympic Aim. 4 wins from 1850m to 2100m in Aust. Dam of-

CIRCLES OF GOLD (Marscay). 6 wins from 1200m to 2400m, Australian Oaks, Gr.1, 2d VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1. Dam of-

ELVSTROEM (Danehill). 9 wins-1 at 2, A$3,916,600, to 2004-05, Victoria Derby, Gr.1, MRC Carlton Draught Caulfield Cup, Gr.1.

Polar Maid. Grandam of POLAR SUCCESS (Success Express) (Gr.1).


Race Record : Unraced.

Produce Record : Dam of one foal.

2003 f. by Magic of Sydney.

Missed in 2004.

Served by St Petersburg. Date of last service, 12.10.2004.