Happy Talk

Account of KARAKA DOWNS, Karaka.

Bay mare Foaled in 1993



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SireSharpen UpAtanNative Dancer
Famous Star* (GB) RocchettaRockefella
1979HeclaHenry the SeventhKing of the Tudors
DamUncle RemusBandmaster II*Sovereign Path
Happy Story TusitalaTalismano*
1984La SouveraineSovereign Edition*Sovereign Path
  Lady RuthexRuthless*


FAMOUS STAR (GB) (1979). 5 wins, Ladbroke Ayr Gold Cup H., L. Out of SW Hecla. Champion NZ Sire 1994-95, 1996-97. Sire of 437 rnrs, 307 wnrs, 19 SW, inc. Mrs Selleck, Javelin, Ensign Ewart, Coberger, Avedon, etc. Sire of the dams of 223 rnrs, 117 wnrs, inc. SW Vinaka, Our Class, Perceptible, Shelbourne Lass, Desert Ace, Concrete Crusher, Grandiser, Sounds of Legends, SP Vaalu, Angelic Ace, Amber Ace, Vitilago, etc. 


1st dam

HAPPY STORY, by Uncle Remus. Winner at 1600m, 3d ARC Mainzeal Group Welter. Dam of six named foals, all raced, five winners, inc:-

Happy Talk (f. by Famous Star*). 4 wins. See below.

Just Diamantina (f. by Conquistarose*). Winner at 2100m, 3d ARC NZTBA S.

Justice Minister-Hurry to Win (Mac.) (g. by Justice Prevails). 8 wins from 1000m to 1700m, M$2,056,750, to 2001-02 in Mac.

English Poet (c. by Prince Ferdinand*). 3 wins to 1100m to 2001-02 in Aust.

Blues Clues (g. by Blues Traveller*). Winner at 1600m in 2002-03.


2nd dam

La Souveraine, by Sovereign Edition*. 8 wins up to 1400m, ARC Zealandia H., Franklin RC Pokeno H., Paeroa RC Shaw H., Thames JC Red Fox Flying H., 2d Te Aroha JC All Aged S., L, 3d ARC King's P., L. Half-sister to Perseus, Iceberg. Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Curtsey. 7 wins up to 1400m, Avondale JC Cold Gold KB Sprint H. Dam of-

Centastage (Centaine). 5 wins at 1200m, ARC Nursery H., CJC Enterprise Homes H., Hokkai Farm (Japan) H., Waikato RC FAI H., 2d CJC AMP Farmsmart H., 3d ARC Welcome S., L.


3rd dam

LADY RUTHEX, by Ruthless*. 3 wins at 6f, 7f, ARC Zealandia H., Avondale JC Flying H. Half-sister to EXPEDITE, Sierra (dam of GAY SIERRA), Her Ex (dam of PALLEY), Palos Verdes, Lady Balloch (dam of CAMBER, RA ORA). Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

Perseus (Gabador*). 5 wins-2 at 2-up to 7f, Whangarei RC Maungatapere H., 2d Waikato Guineas, Gr.3, 3d WRC Metropolitan H., Gr.3.

Ruthwood. Unraced. Dam of-

Girrahween. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m in Sth. Af. Dam of-

PORT PEGASUS (Trocadero). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1900m, R206,135, Gosforth Sigma Classic H., Gr.1, Turffontein Keith Hepburn Champion S., Gr.3, 2d Gosforth Germiston November H., Gr.2, Turffontein Keith Hepburn Champion S., Gr.3.


Race Record : 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, ARC Dunstan 3YO H., Bridgecorp Finance H., Avondale JC Auckland Owners H., Counties RC RJ Pets H., 2d ARC Strata Anniversary Charity H., Stark South H., Beds 'r' Us H., Bridgecorp Finance H., Avondale Peninsula Hotel H., Avondale JC Frank H.

Produce Record : Dam of two foals.

2000 g. by Groom Dancer*.

2001 c. by Danasinga.

Missed in 1999, 2002.

Served by Stark South*. Date of last service, 01.09.2002.