Black Bijou

Account of HIGHDEN PARK, Palmerston North.



Bay mare

Bay Mare


E 72

(Branded: minbarsnr sh; 54 over 4 off sh)


Black Minnaloushe (USA)


Storm Cat

Storm Bird

Northern Dancer



Coral Dance

Green Dancer





Vaguely Attentive


Noble Bijou

Vaguely Noble


Priceless Gem

Hail to Reason






BLACK MINNALOUSHE (USA) (1998). 4 wins-2 at 2, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 951 rnrs, 500 wnrs, 38 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc SW Jokers Wild, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Dancing in Silks, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Amarula, Stolen Dance, Bangkok, Sexy Cash, Little Wonder, Trump, Beauty's Beast, Power Ped, Air County, SP Lunastorta, Faithful Creek, Power Foot, Archers Road, Caroline Test, etc.

1st dam

VAGUELY ATTENTIVE, by Noble Bijou. 9 wins from 1600m to 2400m, A$87,870, AJC Bob Kay Bloodstock H., BATC Blue's Finito H. Sister toGold Aura -Golden Hue(Aust.), Treaura Bijou (dam ofMILLY BIJOU), three-quarter-sister toAUDITORY. Dam of twelve foals, eight to race, five winners, inc:-

PRIZED GEM(f. by Prized). Champion Older Female in NZ in 2002-03 (Intermediate). 9 wins from 1400m to 3200m, NZ$375,425, A$549,000, Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S.,Gr.1, QTC Brisbane Cup,Gr.1, GCTC Prime Minister's Cup,Gr.2, ARC Kings Arms Tavern H., 3d Hawke's Bay Cup,Gr.2, QTC PJ O'Shea S.,Gr.2, Taranaki Cup,Gr.3. Dam of-

NOM DU JEU(Montjeu). 2009 NZ Champion Stayer. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$318,660, A$1,709,810, Australian Derby,Gr.1, Waikato Guineas,Gr.3, 2d AJC Queen Elizabeth S.,Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Stoney Bridge S.,Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Cup,Gr.1, AJC Craven P.,Gr.3, Manawatu Classic,Gr.3, Counties RC Karaka Classic,L, 3d Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S.,Gr.1, 4th New Zealand Derby,Gr.1. Sire.

JEU DE CARTES(Stravinsky). 9 wins from 1600m to 2200m, NZ$204,513, Counties Cup,Gr.2, CJC Spring Classic,L, Feilding Gold Cup,L, 2d Manawatu Breeders' S.,L, Rotorua Challenge P.,L, 3d BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy,Gr.2.

Vaguely Jet (f. by Jetball). Unraced. Dam of-

Howbaddouneedit(Howbaddouwantit). 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m, NZ$75,362, CJC Avon City Ford H., 3d Otago RC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance S.,L, 4th Timaru Cup,L.

2nd dam

TREAURA, by Trelay. 6 wins from 1800m to 2200m, Gore RC Merino Boutique H. Sister toPrince Trelay, half-sister toAUDITORY. Dam of 9 named foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Treaura Bijou. Unraced. Dam of-

MILLY BIJOU(Hereward the Wake). 10 wins from 2000m to 2500m, Otago RC Dunedin Gold Cup,Gr.3, CJC Great Autumn S.H.,L.

Race Record: Winner at 1600m.

Produce Record: Dam of four named foals, three to race.

2010 f. High Esteem, by High Chaparral. Placed in 2015-16.

2011 g. Masurao, by Mastercraftsman. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m to 2017, Singapore TC Class 5 H.-twice, East Coast Park S., 2d Singapore TCNovice S., Penang Turf Club Trophy Novice S., Woodlands Waterfront ParkS.

2012 f. Circus Polka, by Stravinsky. Unraced.

2013 g. Plastic Bertrand, by Pour Moi. Raced once.

2014 f. by Reliable Man.

2016 c. by Darci Brahma.

Missed in 2015.

Served by Super Easy (NZ). Last service: 06.10.2016.