Kiss in Vain

Account of BLANDFORD LODGE, Matamata.

Chestnut mare Foaled in 1991



Chestnut Mare


  G 214


Vain (AUS)



Court Martial

Fair Trial

Sans Tares








Brushing Kiss (USA)


Sir Ivor

Sir Gaylord



Mr. Trouble

Toot's Image

Fathers Image


Perfect Figure



VAIN (AUS) (1966). 12 wins, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire, 1983-84. Sire of 46 SW, inc. Inspired (STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), Sir Dapper, etc. Sire of the dams of 1781 rnrs, 1262 wnrs, 52 GW, inc. SW Bel Esprit, Arlington Road, Preserve, Joie de Grise, Vegas, Chief de Beers, Jetball, Keltrice, Kenvain, Golden Sword, Centro, Ideal Planet, Ike's Dream, Fatoon, Adeewin, Scandinavia, Cashier, Regal Crown, Exclusive Halo, etc. 


1st dam

BRUSHING KISS, by Sir Ivor. Unraced. Half-sister to AFFIRMED'S IMAGE, TOOT'S JUDGE, TOOT'S STAR, Midway Ruth, Tex's Toots (dam of POLLYANNA PIXIE), Toot's Zing (dam of TEX'S ZING). Dam of six named foals, five to race, four winners, inc:-

OZZY MOON (f. by Polish Patriot). 6 wins at 1200m, 1400m, R228,120, Greyville Poinsettia S., Gr.3, Kenilworth Arabian Lass H., Greyville Da-Man Fillies H., Diverse Labelling H., 2d Greyville Azalea F&M H., Gr.3.

Aversion (c. by True Version). 6 wins from 1200m to 2150m, MVRC Moonee Valley Functions & Events H., VATC Salamander H., 2d VATC Deakin H.

Robusto (c. by Marscay). Winner at 1100m in Aust.


2nd dam

TOOT'S IMAGE, by Fathers Image. 4 wins-2 at 2, Fairmount Ann Rutledge S., L. Half-sister to FAULTLESS TUDOR, PEORIA COUNTY, Perfect Moon, Tu Dor Lill, Faultless Too (dam of FAULTLESS ENSIGN). Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, all winners, inc:-

TOOT'S STAR (Pia Star). 12 wins-1 at 2, Cahokia Casey S., L.

TOOT'S JUDGE (Delta Judge). 21 wins, Hawthorne Illinois Coronet H., L.

AFFIRMED'S IMAGE (Affirmed). 11 wins, US$375,363, Sportsman's Park Breeders' Cup H., L, Fairmount Roman Colonel Breeders' Cup S., L.

Tex's Toots. 6 wins in USA. Dam of POLLYANNA PIXIE (That's a Nice).

Toot's Zing. Winner in USA. Dam of TEX'S ZING (Text).


Race Record : 2 wins at 1050m, 1200m, Gawler JC Class 1 H., Balaklava RC Maiden H., 2d SAJC Shuzohra H., Wednesday H., Handicap, Legacy Youth Maiden H., 3d SAJC Ambala H., Paper Mac H., Fair Patton P.

Produce Record : Dam of six named foals, four to race, all winners.

1997 g. Halovain, by Don't Say Halo. 6 wins to 1400m in Aust.

1998 c. Todman Avenue, by Quest for Fame. Winner at 1350m in 2003-04, BTC Parrella Tiles Maiden H., 2d QTC Regal Adventure Maiden H., BTC Nuturf Maiden H.

1999 c. Proprietor, by Belong to Me. 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$111,125, to 2004-05, MVRC Denistown Park H., VRC BCA IT H., AJC Emirates H., North Sydney H., 2d STC Potrero H., 3d AJC Shakespeare Hotel H., STC Michael Hansell Signs Transitional H., AJC Sylvania H.

2000 f. Frustration, by Charnwood Forest. Winner at 1200m in 2004-05 in Aust.

2001 f. Healing Kiss, by Dr Fong. Unraced.

2002 f. Kitty Bird, by Catbird. Unraced.

2003 c. by Catbird.

With a Bay colt foal at foot by Cullen, foaled 12.11.2004.