Account of ANCROFT STUD LTD., Matamata.

(The property of J. R. Mugavin)



Foaled 8th November 2003

Bay Colt


                      D 137

Branded: nr sh; 10 over 3 off sh

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
Montjeu* (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1996FloripedesTop VilleHigh Top
  Toute CyTennyson
DamFerdinandNijinskyNorthern Dancer
Ferdnand's Flower* (USA) Banja LukaDouble Jay
1991Port DamascusDamascusSword Dancer
  Paris PikeTulyar


MONTJEU (IRE) (Bay 1996-Stud in Ire. 2001, NZ 2001). Head of The 1999 International 3YO Classification & Champion European 3YO Colt. 11 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, £1,026,555, 9,220,000fr., 20,000,000Â¥, French Derby, Gr.1, Irish Derby, Gr.1, Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1, Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Le Paillard*. His oldest progeny are now yearlings. 


1st dam

FERDNAND'S FLOWER*, by Ferdinand. Placed at 6f in USA. Half-sister to GHAZI, POMPEII COURT*, Catalonia Express (dam of SHOAL CREEK). This is her seventh foal. Her sixth foal is a yearling. Her fifth foal is a 2YO. Dam of four foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Nivole (f. by Dayjur). 4 wins at 6f in USA.

B J's Babe (f. by Devil's Bag). Winner at 6f in USA.


2nd dam

PORT DAMASCUS, by Damascus. Unraced. Half-sister to PALLISIMA, PIKEHALL*, Kings Cliffe, Spring Tour (dam of EMERALD JIG, ALBADR). Dam of 12 named foals, 9 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

GHAZI (Polish Navy*). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1¼m, US$536,620, Arlington Secretariat S., Gr.1, 2d Woodbine Rothmans International S., Gr.1. Sire.

POMPEII COURT* (Tell). 13 wins from 5½f to 1m, US$305,309, Longacres Mile H., Gr.2, Santa Anita El Conejo H., L, Los Alamitos Orange Coast H., L, 2d Hollywood Express H., L. Champion sire.

Catalonia Express. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Italy. Dam of-

SHOAL CREEK (Fairy King*). 3 wins from 7f to 9f, Curragh Solonaway S., L, Leopardstown Knockaire S., L, 3d Curragh Gladness S., Gr.3.


3rd dam

PARIS PIKE , by Tulyar. 9 wins, Hollywood Oaks, Gr.2, 2d Santa Anita Santa Margarita H., Gr.1, 3d Santa Anita Santa Monica H., Gr.2. Sister to Black Irish (dam of IRISH ANTE , IRISH MINSTREL ), half-sister to PINJARA , AMRI-AN , PELEGRIN , Forliane (dam of ALL SINCERITY , FREEWAY FOLLY , REASSERT YOURSELF ), Tiddlywinks (dam of BRINKMANSHIP ). Dam of 9 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

PALLISIMA (Sir Gaylord). 7 wins, Hollywood Oaks, Gr.2, Santa Anita Linda Vista H., Gr.3, 2d Hollywood Beverly Hills H., Gr.2, Santa Anita Las Palmas H., Gr.3, Del Mar Oaks, Gr.3, Hollywood Wilshire H., L, 3d Hollywood Milady H., Gr.2, Del Mar Ramona H., Gr.3. Producer.

PIKEHALL* (Round Table). 5 wins, Del Mar Escondido H., L, 2d Del Mar Oceanside S., L, 3d Del Mar Chula Vista H., L. Sire.

Spring Tour. Unraced. Dam of-

EMERALD JIG (Green Dancer). 6 wins, US$403,735, Golden Gate Rolling Green H., Gr.3, Bay Meadows The Bart H., L, 2d Hollywood Sunset H., Gr.2, Golden Gate San Francisco Mile H., Gr.2, 3d Hollywood Sunset H., Gr.2, Golden Gate H., Gr.2. Sire.

ALBADR (Arctic Tern). 3 wins at 1½m, 13f, Newbury Aston Park S., L, 2d Newbury John Porter S., Gr.3, 3d Chester Ormonde S., Gr.3.