Spring Dancer


Account of GOODWOOD STUD, Palmerston North.



Bay mare

Bay Mare


H 2

(Branded: wsnr sh; 7 over 3 off sh)


Danasinga (AUS)




Northern Dancer


His Majesty

Princess Tracy



Princess Ru

Princely Gift





Last Tycoon

Try My Best


Pompeii Court

Head of the River

Shirley Heights

Mill Reef



1st dam

SPRING, by O'Reilly. 2 wins at 1400m. Half-sister to GOOD FAITH(dam of TULLY DANE, MYGOODGRACE), Heads or Tales. Dam of six foals, all raced, five winners, inc:-

DAFFODIL(f. by No Excuse Needed). 2009 NZ Champion 3YO. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2400m, NZ$550,825, A$498,400, AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Windsor Park Challenge P., Gr.1, 2d Hawke's Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, Wanganui JC Fillies' S., L, 3d Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, 4th New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1.

Smart Giant (g. by Pins). 5 wins at 1400m, 1800m, HK$3,798,150, to 2011-12, HKJC High Autonomy H., Golden Years H., Cotton Tree H., Lek Yuen H., Sandown H., 4th HKJC Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Classic Mile, HK-1.

Rotorua (g. by No Excuse Needed). Winner at 1200m, AJC Shaftesbury Avenue H., 3d STC Nisea Visage P.

Savoy (g. by Savabeel). 3 wins from 1550m to 1950m, 2d MRC Ahern's at Highways After the Last H., MVRC Strathmore Flowers H.

2nd dam

HEAD OF THE RIVER, by Shirley Heights. Placed at 3 in GB. Half-sister to DRY DOCK, Showboat, River Patrol(dam of NORSE DANCER), Charlotte Dundas (dam of BAND GIPSY), Mail Boat (dam of MAIL THE DESERT). Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

GOOD FAITH(Straight Strike). Top filly on The 1996-97 Australasian 2YO Classification. Joint Head of The 1996-97 NZ 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2,ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3. Damof-

TULLY DANE(Danehill). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, NZ$25,000, A$212,300, VATC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, 2d SAJC HC Nitschke S., L, 3d ARC Railway H., Gr.1, MRC JRA Doveton S., L, VATC Vain S., L. Sire.

MYGOODGRACE(Royal Academy). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$99,060, to 2011-12, CJC Canterbury Breeders' S., L, ARC Staples Rodway H., 3d Whangarei RC Northland Breeders S., L.

Heads or Tales(Tale of the Cat). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, ARC Robert Harris Espresso H., 3d New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance S., L.

Race Record :5 wins from 1300m to 1750m, Taranaki RC Dom Health H., 2d Avondale JC Graham McLeod Crane & Cartage H., Hawke's Bay Flair Decorating H.

Produce Record :Dam of one named foal, 1 raced.

2009 g. King's Salute - Regal Salute (Sing.), by King's Chapel. Unplaced.

2010 foal. by Sakhee's Secret. Died.

2011 f. by Sakhee's Secret.

2012 c. by Zabeel.

Served by No Excuse Needed (GB). Last service: 28.10.2012.