Account of ARDSLEY STUD LTD, Masterton.



Foaled 1st November 2009

Chestnut Gelding


D 11

Branded: a1nr sh; 16 over 9 off sh


Howbaddouwantit (USA)



Blushing Groom

Red God

Glorious Song


Fair to the Wind


Northern Dancer

Promising Times

Olden Times


Purring (AUS)


Gold Carat

Mr. Prospector

Raise a Native


Tom Rolfe

Lady Purr


New Chapter

Dormez Vous

Forty Winks II

1st dam

PURRING, by Gold Carat. 5 wins from 1000m to 1600m, Hawke's Bay Holly Bacon Co H., WRC Ken Wilson Meats H., HBJC Robbie Burns Graduation S. This is her tenth foal. Her ninth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of seven foals to race, four winners, inc:-

GLIDING(g. by Lord Ballina). 11 wins from 1600m to 4000m, US$158,215, NZ$127,385, Rotorua Cup, Gr.3, Far Hills Foxbrook Supreme Hurdle S., Middleburg Temple Gwathmey Hurdle S., Rotorua RC Vero H.

Lord of the Rings (g. by Lord Ballina). 6 wins at 1200m, S$228,673, Singapore TC Class 2 H., Benchmark 91 H., Benchmark 81 H., Class 4 H., Benchmark 67 H., Benchmark 53 H., 2d Singapore TC Benchmark 81 H.-twice.

Striding (g. by Lord Ballina). Winner at 1800m, CJC Carlton Bar & RestaurantH.

Murmur (f. by Danasinga). Winner at 1200m.

2nd dam

(LADY) PURR, by Catus. Unraced. Half-sister to Karamea Lady (dam of DESCARADO, SIMIGAN). Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 4 winners,inc:-

Purring. 5 wins. See above.

Perfected. 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, CJC Kennedy Flooring H., 3d CJC Miller Bar & Cafe H.

My Diamond Cutter - Open-Hearted (Mal.). 2 wins at 1200m in NZ and Mal.

3rd dam

DORMEZ VOUS, by Forty Winks II. Raced twice. Three-quarter-sister to Dreamland (dam of LINGARTON). Dam of 6 foals, 4 to race, 3 winners,inc:-

Newton's Third - Newton's Folly (Aust.). 16 wins from 1800m to 2800m, NZ$93,015, A$10,600, HBJC Coca-Cola H., Feilding Cup, VATC Murrumbeena H., 2d Waikato Hurdles, ARC Nathans Memorial H.

Awake. 2 wins at 1400m, ARC Best Bets H., 2d CJC Bankprint H. Producer.

Karamea Lady. Raced once. Dam of-

DESCARADO(High Chaparral). 5 wins from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$34,813, A$2,577,900, to 2011-12, MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Caulfield S., Gr.1, STC Hill S., Gr.2, 2d Australian Derby, Gr.1, ATC Ranvet S., Gr.1, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, CJC Guineas Trial, 3d STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2.

SIMIGAN(Honor Grades). 5 wins from 1600m to 2400m, NZ$18,100, A$165,515, Clarence River JC Grafton Cup, Gr.3, Avondale JC South Auckland Racing Club H., 3d STC Stayers'Cup, L.

Matiri King(Generous). 3 wins from 1600m to 2200m, HKJC Ewo Challenge Trophy, 2d HKJC Gascoigne H., 3d Avondale Guineas, Gr.2.

Carey Grant(Famous Star). 2 wins at 1200m, 2d Counties RC Radio Pacific H., 3d ARC King's P., Gr.3, Waikato Guineas, Gr.3, STC DarbyMunro S., L, 4th Levin RC Bayer Classic, Gr.1, STC Eskimo Prince H., L.