Speech Craft

Account of CAMBRIDGE STUD, Cambridge (As Agent). (The property of G. A. Shand)



Bay gelding

Bay Gelding


I 44

(Branded: blvnr sh; 6 over 8 off sh)


Oratorio (IRE)




Northern Dancer


His Majesty


Vaguely Noble









Northern Dancer

Fire the Groom

Blushing Groom


River Special


Fair Sousanne


1st dam

CHALEUR, by Stravinsky. Winner at 2. Dam of three named foals, all raced, two winners, inc:-

Speech Craft (g. by Oratorio). 4 wins. See below.

First Blush (f. by Noverre). Winner at 1200m.

2nd dam

EVANILDA, by River Special. 2 wins at 1¼m, Leopardstown Palmers Golden Ball Kilternan H., Down Royal Ulster Oaks. Half-sister to GISARNE, INCISIVE, Belhomme, La Susiane (dam of MAHSUSIE), Essylt (dam of BEZEAL BAY, COALESCE). Dam of 4 named foals, 2 to race, inc:-

Chaleur. Winner. See above.

3rd dam

FAIR SOUSANNE, by Busted. Placed at 2, 3d Goodwood Goldings 2YO S. Dam of 15 foals, 13 to race, 12 winners, inc:-

INCISIVE(Sharpen Up). 3 wins at 7f, 1m, Haydock Cecil Frail H., L, Newcastle Harry Peacock Challenge Cup. Died at 3.

GISARNE(Diesis). 2 wins at 1¼m, 10½f, Goodwood Lupe S., L, 4th Salisbury Upavon S., L. Grandam of-

WALL STREET(Montjeu). Champion Middle Distance Horse in NZ in 2010-11. 11 wins from 1400m to 2050m, NZ$785,275, A$1,052,200, Hawke's Bay Kit Ormond Memorial Spring Classic, Gr.1, VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Windsor Park Challenge P., Gr.1, WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, CJC Coupland's Bakeries Mile, Gr.2.

Belhomme(Habitat). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, Goodwood BBC South Today S., Doncaster Duindigt 2YO S., 3d Rome Premio WWF, L.

La Susiane. Winner at 1½m in GB. Dam of-

MAHSUSIE(Mukaddamah). 2 wins at 2, Curragh Marble Hill S., L, 3d Leopardstown One Thousand Guineas Trial S., L. Producer.

Essylt. Unraced. Dam of-

BEZEAL BAY(Zabeel). 10 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$589,100, HK$1,430,000, VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, AJC Bill Ritchie H., Gr.3, VRC Yallambee Stud S., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3.

COALESCE(Zabeel). 10 wins from 1400m to 2200m, A$686,688, GCTC AD Hollindale S., Gr.2, AJC Bill Ritchie H., Gr.3, BTC Premier's Cup, Gr.3, STC Sky High S., L, Neville Sellwood S., L.

Race Record :28 Starts 4-6-4. NZ$86,390.

4 wins to 1400m, NZ$86,390, to 2014-15, ARC The Breeze H., WRC Phil Cataldo Bloodstock H., 2d ARC Portofino Restaurants H., Mark & Renee Marrying H., Barfoot & Thompson H., BOP RC Koning Webster Lawyers H., Counties RC Delph Common H., 3d BOP RC Mills Reef Sprint H., ARC Carlton Events H., Waikato RC Sails Motor Inn H.