Regal Gesture

Account of GLENMORGAN FARM LTD, Tuakau.



Foaled 1st November 2002

Chestnut C


  C 53

Branded: nr sh; 69 over 2 off sh

SireChief's Crown*DanzigNorthern Dancer
Chief Bearhart* (CAN) Six CrownsSecretariat
1993Amelia BearhartBold HourBold Ruler
  Myrtlewood LassRibot
DamImposingTodmanStar Kingdom*
Showboat HialeahArctic Explorer*
1983River QueenSerenader II*Tambourine
  Dream MakerRousseau's Dream*


CHIEF BEARHART (CAN) (Chestnut 1993-Stud in Japan 1999, NZ 2001). Champion USA Turf Colt & twice Canadian Horse of the Year. 12 wins from 1m to 1½m, US$3,219,017, Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Explosive Red. Sire of SP Toho Asuka and of Marble Chief, Otohachan, Air Selecao, Kazusa Vent Vert, Meiner Hirsch, Meisho Mars and of the placegetters Kalmia, etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now foals. 


1st dam

SHOWBOAT, by Imposing. 2 wins at 1600m, 2d Rotorua RC Distance H. Half-sister to TE AKAU PRINCE, Mill River (dam of ST KENTIGERN). This is her eleventh foal. Her tenth foal is a yearling. Her ninth foal is a 2YO. Dam of six foals to race, two winners, inc:-

River Girl (f. by Kinjite). 3 wins from 1800m to 2100m to 2002-03, 2d ARC Answer Services Autumn H., Counties RC Counties Inn H., 3d Avondale JC Bruce Amies Pharmacy H.

Tight Show (g. by Tights*). Winner at 1400m, 2d ARC Coca-Cola Sprint S.

Straight Luck (g. by Straight Strike*). Placed up to 1600m in 2001-02 in Aust.


2nd dam

RIVER QUEEN , by Serenader II*. 10 wins from 1200m to 1600m, ARC George Adams (Tatt's) H., Gr.2 , Waikato RC Lady Norrie S., Gr.3 , Avondale JC Stretto S., L -twice, ARC Ellerslie 5000 H., Waipa RC Radio 1ZH Galilee S., Waikato RC Guineas Trial H., 2d ARC Great Britain-New Zealand S., Gr.3 , DB Jubilee S., L , Waipa RC Galilee S., L , 3d ARC Easter H., Gr.1 , Great Britain-New Zealand S., Gr.3 , Avondale JC Kelliher P., L, Taranaki S., L, 4th Waikato RC Lady Norrie S., Gr.3 , Te Aroha JC Thames Valley S., Gr.3 . Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

TE AKAU PRINCE (Balmerino). 8 wins from 1600m to 2300m, NZ$169,365, A$2,000, Manawatu RC Concorde Autos Cup, L, 2d Counties Cup, Gr.3, ARC Morcon S.H., L, 3d Wellington S., Gr.3, 4th Avondale JC Wayne Wilkinson Classic H., Gr.3, Manawatu Cup, Gr.3.

Mill River. 6 wins from 1400m to 2200m, NZ$86,175, Waikato Times Cup Trial H., 4th Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.3. Dam of-

ST KENTIGERN (Kenfair). 5 wins-1 at 2-up to 1450m, NZ$17,900, A$12,075, S$271,668, Singapore TC Kranji Sprint H., L, SAJC Canonise 2YO H., Singapore TC Superb Effect S.

Like a Tight. 7 wins up to 1450m, STC Ashbury H.


3rd dam

DREAM MAKER, by Rousseau's Dream*. Unraced. Half-sister to SWEET VAMP. Dam of 5 named foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

RIVER QUEEN (Serenader II*). 10 wins. See above.


4th dam

TRUELLA, by Resurgent*. 3 wins at 7f, 1m, Avondale JC Winter H., Waikato RC Gordonton P., Otorohanga H. Half-sister to Truly Yours (dam of PIERREES ORDER). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

SWEET VAMP (Idomeneo*). 6 wins from 1200m to 2250m, VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2. Producer.