Account of GRANDE VUE LODGE, Matamata.

Bay mare Foaled in 1989



Bay Mare


  K 382


Western Symphony (USA)



Northern Dancer


Flaming Page

Bull Page


Cornish Prince

Bold Ruler

Milan Mill





Hasty Cloud




Niccolo dell'Arca







WESTERN SYMPHONY (USA) (1981). 3 wins, Leopardstown Larkspur S., Gr.3. Sire of 596 rnrs, 368 wnrs, 27 SW, inc. Cherontessa, etc. Sire of the dams of 555 rnrs, 336 wnrs, 19 SW, inc. Sunline, Desert Sky, Jeune King Prawn, Glammis, Great is Great, To be Fair, Upright, Creative Plan, Green Machine, Leeu, Mooring's Melody, The Big Chill, Feelers, Joan's Best, Perfect Minx, Apogee Storm, Minimal, Bolster, Western Zip, etc. 


1st dam

BLONDIE, by Hasty Cloud. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to Time o' Day, half-sister to WELLINGTON ROAD. Dam of thirteen named foals, ten to race, eight winners, inc:-

LIBRICI (c. by Imperial Seal). 6 wins from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$31,935, A$127,500, Queensland Derby, Gr.1, QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.2, 2d Avondale Championship S., Gr.2, 4th VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1.

PROCOL HARUM (c. by Western Symphony). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$522,690, VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, Coles New World S.H., Gr.3, 3d AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Hobartville S., Gr.2. Sire.

BEACHSIDE (f. by Crested Wave). 7 wins from 1450m to 2400m, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.2, Ipswich Cup, Gr.3, 2d SAJC Swettenham Stud S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1. Dam of-

CANNSEA (Canny Lad). 6 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$286,400, A$7,200, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Avondale JC Anziyan Classic, Gr.2, Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.2, 2d ARC Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3.

DOUBLE TAKE (c. by Phizam). 9 wins from 1150m to 3200m, NZ$99,315, A$360,600, New Zealand Cup, Gr.2, STC WJ McKell Cup, L, Winter Cup, L, Werribee Cup, L, Bendigo Cup, L, 2d AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3.

Flax (f. by Western Symphony). Unplaced. Dam of Cascade Emerald

Waewaetorea (f. by Alvaro). Unraced. Dam of KING'S SEAL (Imperial Seal).

Little Star (f. by Sharivari). Unraced. Dam of-

Matter of Fact (Casual Lies). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1950m, CJC Avon City Ford 2YO H., 2d Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L.

Spectrum. Placed at 1400m. Dam of (La) Flor d'luna (Casual Lies).

Star Child. Unraced. Dam of KAPTIVE JEWEL (Kaapstad).


Race Record : 2 wins at 1350m, 1400m, VATC Glenhuntly H., Strathalbyn RC Maiden H., 4th SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L.

Produce Record : Dam of five named foals, three to race, two winners.

1994 c. Schifferli, by Palace Music. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

1995 f. Ecoless, by Westminster. Unraced.

1996 f. Nuit d'Ete, by Straight Strike. Winner at 2, 2d Counties RC Grande Vue Lodge Juvenile H., Stratford RC Double S Motordrome H.

1997 foal by Housebuster. Dead.

1998 f. Blushing Blonde, by Housebuster. Unraced.

1999 c. by Groom Dancer.

2000 g. Pixie Bob, by Tale of the Cat. Placed to 2000m in 2004 in Sing.

2002 c. by Montjeu.

2003 f. by St Petersburg.

2004 f. by St Petersburg.

Missed in 2001.

Served by St Petersburg. Date of last service, 14.11.2004.