First Experience

Account of Curraghmore Stud, Hamilton.

(The property of Braided River Thoroughbreds)



Bay C

Lot 41


Foaled 26th September 2000



Cadeaux Genereux

Young Generation




Smarten Up

Sharpen Up




Northern Dancer






Clay Hero

Proud Knight




Cameo Belle




Copenhagen II*

Royal Charger



Ancroft Lass



BIJOU D'INDE (GB) (Chestnut 1993-Stud in GB 1998, NZ 1999). Third on The 1996 International 3YO Classification (Intermediate). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £281,953, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1, 2d Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, 3d The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, York Juddmonte International S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Hebridean. Out of a half-sister to SW Red Chip. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now foals.










1st dam

TIVOLI HERO, by Clay Hero. Placed up to 1200m. Half-sister to HAVELOCK'S PRIDE, BASKERVILLE, Betty Behave (dam of SPARKS). This is her second foal. Her first foal is a yearling.


2nd dam

INDISPUTE, by Copenhagen II*. Placed up to 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to REPUTED, Classy Gem (dam of MISS ETOILE, Dancing Marlin). Dam of 6 named foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-


HAVELOCK'S PRIDE (Gondolier). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$185,450, VATC Autumn S., Gr.3, Ripponlea H., John's Hope H., Gold Coast TC Goldmarket H., VATC Kilsyth H., 2d VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, Peter Jackson S., Aquanita H., 4th Cadbury Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Sire.


BASKERVILLE (Bassenthwaite*). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, VRC Carbine Club S.H., L, ARC American Airlines Juvenile H., 2d Te Aroha JC Star Way S., Gr.3, Matamata Veterinary Services Juvenile H., 3d VATC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Nrm Progress Sprint H., 4th Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, VATC Mercedes-Benz H., L.


Betty Behave. Winner at 1400m, 2d BATC Toondah Probus Club Maiden H. Dam of-


SPARKS (Thunder Gulch*). 2 wins at 2, A$132,635, in 1999-2000, AJC Breeders' P., L, STC Bowlers' Club of NSW H., 3d VATC Mercedes-Benz Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, AJC Moet & Chandon H., STC Aurora 2YO P., Matty Johns' H.


3rd dam

ANCROFT LASS, by Battle-Waggon*. Unraced. Sister to BATTLE EVE (dam of KING DELAMERE), MAJOR BATTLE, half-sister to COMMISSIONAIRE, CREST STAR. Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-


REPUTED (Diagramatic*). 11 wins-4 at 2-from 1200m to 2450m, A$268,337, VRC Moomba P., Gr.3, Spring Classics Preview H., L, Ballarat Cup, L, MVRC North Hill H., Geoff Madden H., VATC Katandra H., Mentone H., City of Springvale H., Rupert Greene H., 2d QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.2, MVRC Waterford Crystal Mile H., Gr.3, Herald Vase H., L, 3d Queensland Derby, Gr.1, VATC Easter Cup, Gr.3, VRC Pan Am S.H., L.


Ancroft Lad. 4 wins at 1600m, 2000m, VATC Tooronga H., 2d VRC Gurners Lane H., 3d VRC Sandringham H., MVRC 3uz Melton Cup.


Evain. Unplaced. Dam of-


Royal Eve. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m. Dam of-


Royal Sencherec (Stylish Century). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, A$174,770, to 2000-01, VRC Carlton & United Australia's Own H., MVRC Royal District Nursing Service P., VATC Highways Tabaret H., QTC Southern Cross H., Bravery H., 2d Qantas Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, VATC Princess Talaria H., VRC Saab H., 3d VRC Emerald Hotel H., The Truth Newspaper H., VATC Rivette H., 4th MVRC TROA's Arrowfield Tesio S., Gr.3.


Classy Gem. Unraced. Dam of-


MISS ETOILE (Danseur Etoile*). 7 wins-1 at 2-up to 1400m, NZ$100,135, A$7,000, HBJC Anthony G Cavanagh Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Rotorua RC McGill WFA S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Foxbridge P., L, Rotorua Travelodge S., L, WRC Woburn H., Wanganui JC Sir Douglas Clague H., 2d Rotorua RC McGill WFA S., Gr.3, ARC Barclays Bank H., Avondale JC Winter Classic, Qld Tatt's RC Highflyer Welter H. Dam of-


ZETOILE (Balmerino). 5 wins from 1300m to 2400m, A$184,395, Qld Tatt's RC Winter S., L, AJC HB Gage H., Rimveil H., Bankstown Sports Club H., 2d Gold Coast TC Silk Stocking Quality H., L, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile S., L, AJC Mulgoa H., STC CLM Excavations Welter H., 3d AJC Dalray H., Shading H., Eurimbla Park Spelling Paddock H., 4th VRC HongkongBank S., L, AJC Emancipation S., L-twice, STC 2WS Stayers' Cup, L. Producer.


Kapetoile. 3 wins at 1400m, Counties RC DB Draught Counties Contest H., 3d Hawke's Bay Ubix S. Dam of-


Kapiston. Winner at 2 in 2000-01, ARC Fayette Park Stud Juvenile H., 3d ARC Mercedes Super Bonus Fillies Juvenile Prelude.


Pacific Gem. Unraced. Dam of-


North Pacific. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, R120,975, Z$6,500 in Sth. Af, Turffontein Special Preview H., Vivo Bingo Maiden Juvenile P.


Dancing Marlin (Le Grand Seigneur or Danzatore). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1500m, AJC King Brian H., 2d AJC Sunnyside H., STC Free Day H., 3d AJC Dulcify Quality H., L, 4th NSW Tatt's RC FJ Carberry Quality H., L.

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