Russian Safari

Account of BLOOMSBURY STUD NZ, Matamata.



Foaled 18th October 2003

Bay Colt


                      D 147

Branded: over 8 over 3

SireNureyevNorthern DancerNearctic
St. Petersburg (AUS) SpecialForli
1997Miss Bold Appeal*Valid AppealIn Reality
  Bid GalBold Bidder
DamVolksraad*Green DesertDanzig
On Safari Celtic AssemblySecretariat
1997Lodore LadyLight Spirits*Majestic Light


ST. PETERSBURG (AUS) (Brown 1997-Stud 2002). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$156,230, VRC Chivas Regal S., Gr.3, SAJC Fraar H., 2d VATC Acorn 2YO H., 4th VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, Ascot Vale S., Gr.2. Half-brother to SW Jersey Girl (Belmont Acorn S., Gr.1). Out of a sister to SW Valid Wager (Gulfstream Hutcheson S., Gr.2). Same family as SW Foolish Pleasure (Kentucky Derby, Gr.1, champion sire). His oldest progeny are now foals. 


1st dam

ON SAFARI, by Volksraad*. Raced twice. This is her first foal.


2nd dam

LODORE LADY, by Light Spirits*. 9 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$204,425, Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, ARC Great Northern Challenge S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Foxbridge P., L, Wanganui Guineas, L, Whangarei RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' P., L, ARC Sylvia H., Avondale JC Allied Grain Juvenile H., 2d Taumarunui Cup, L, Matamata Cup, L, ARC Armourguard Juvenile H., 3d ARC Great Northern Challenge S., Gr.3, Alison S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Let's Elope S., Gr.3, Rotorua Challenge S., Gr.3, ARC Welcome S., L, 4th Counties Challenge S., L, BOP RC Trophy H., L, Rotorua RC Rotorua S., L. Dam of 3 foals, all raced, inc:-

Mark of Respect. 4 wins from 1300m to 1600m, R146,525, Greyville Terry Scott Hairco & L'oreal H., Plascon H.


3rd dam

OPAKU, by Barcas*. Unraced. Half-sister to STORMEE, So Lucky (dam of Snowball III). Dam of 3 named foals, all winners-

LODORE LADY (Light Spirits*). 9 wins. See above.

Jeremaih. 5 wins from 1400m to 2800m, 3d WRC Chequers Stud H.

Bertha. Winner at 1200m. Dam of-

Badjelly the Witch. 2 wins at 1350m, 1400m, 3d ARC Lindauer Magnum H.

Nil Desperandum. Winner at 1600m, 2d WRC More FM H.


4th dam

EMMA KNUCKEY, by Blueskin II*. Winner at 6f. Sister to BRIGHT BLUE, half-sister to SHAITAN, Lady Envoy (dam of BORN TO BE QUEEN). Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

STORMEE (All A'Light II*). 13 wins from 1200m to 1600m, WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, Taranaki S., L, Rotorua S., L, WRC Nainai H., Egmont RC Evergreen S., Brookdale H., Feilding JC Colyton H., Taranaki RC Schenleys Gin H., Waverley RC Brewer H., 3d ARC Easter H., Gr.1.

Viva Perak - Fujisan IV (Mal.). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1850m in Aust. and Mal, Melbourne HC Lyndhurst H.

So Lucky. Unraced. Dam of-

Snowball III (Norman Pentaquad*). 8 wins from 1200m to 1850m in Mal, Perak TC Western Australian Turf Club Trophy, Singapore TC Class 1 H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Raffles Cup, L.

Dreamcast. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1900m, Cambridge JC Prince Albert Juvenile H., Thames JC Unichem Warren Kidd Pharmacy H.