Rare Show

Account of FAIRDALE STUD, Longburn.



Foaled 20th October 2000

Brown C


K 364

Branded: nr sh; 1 over 0 off sh

Tale of the Cat* (USA)


Storm Cat

Storm Bird

Northern Dancer




Mr. Prospector

Raise a Native


Honest Pleasure

Jet Show








Showoff II*


Miss Minx*



TALE OF THE CAT (USA) (Bay 1994-Stud in USA 1999, NZ 1999). 5 wins from 7f to 8½f, US$360,900, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.2, 2d Saratoga Whitney H., Gr.1, 3d Belmont Vosburgh S., Gr.1-twice. Half-brother to 2 SW inc. Minardi (Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1) and to the dam of SW Johannesburg (Breeders' Cup Juvenile S., Gr.1). Out of a sister to SW Preach, dam of SW Pulpit.  His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now yearlings.   


1st dam

JET SHOW, by Jetball. Placed at 1400m. Half-sister to RIVERDALE, RUY LOPEZ, Clyde, Bickerstaff (dam of Cavarelle), Whataday (dam of GLORIOUS DAY). This is her first foal.


2nd dam

SHOWSTOPPER, by Showoff II*. 4 wins at 2. Half-sister to Music Stopper (dam of BELL ZVORNIK). Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

RIVERDALE (Riverton*). Second on The 1984-85 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (1300m-2000m). 9 wins-4 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, US$2,950, A$571,900, VRC Ampol S.H., Gr.1, AJC Epsom H., Gr.1, Warwick S., Gr.2, Gosford Gold Cup, L, Clarence RJC Grafton Cup, L, 2d AJC All-Aged S., Gr.1, VATC IXL H., Gr.1, QTC Castlemaine S.H., Gr.2, STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3, 3d AJC George Main S., Gr.1-twice, All-Aged S., Gr.1, Warwick S., Gr.2, Expressway S., Gr.2, QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.2, STC Peter Pan S., Gr.2, Theo Marks Quality H., Gr.2, Canterbury S., Gr.2, AJC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, STC Missile S., Gr.3, Premiere S., Gr.3, Gosford Gold Cup, Gr.3, 4th AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Queensland Derby, Gr.1, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, AJC Warwick S., Gr.2.

RUY LOPEZ (Oregon*). 3 wins from 1300m to 2400m, A$124,810, STC Stayers' Cup, L, Awapuni H., Redcar Series H., 2d VRC Turnbull S., Gr.2, QTC Bill Briscoe H., 3d AJC Pure Fire H., QTC Snippets H.

Clyde (Icelandic*). 9 wins from 1300m to 2000m, A$116,830, BATC ESA International H., Yarra Glen Cabcharge Cup, Prestney Bros Sale Cup, SAJC Commemoration Day Graduation S., 2d Bunbury Cup, Gr.3.

Bickerstaff. 5 wins at 1200m, 1600m in USA and NZ. Dam of-

Cavarelle (Military Plume). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1050m to 2450m, A$77,540, SAJC Ayrton Senna H., MVRC Dhaulagiri H., SAJC Worcester Herbs H., Extinction H., 2d VRC Duke of Norfolk S., L, VATC Wellington Racing Club H., 4th TTC Launceston Cup, Gr.3.

Whataday. Winner at 1200m, 2d ARC The Willow. Dam of-

GLORIOUS DAY (All Glory). 3 wins at 2, A$117,750, VRC Spring Classics Preview H., L, VATC Acorn H., 2d VRC Flemington S.H., L, VATC Vain Quality H., Kingswood Golf Club Highweight H., 3d VRC Gibson-Carmichael S.H., L, 4th VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1.


3rd dam

MISS MINX*, by Alcide. Unraced. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Music Stopper. 2 wins at 2, WATC Holiday H. Dam of-

BELL ZVORNIK (Zvornik). 3 wins-2 at 2-up to 1400m, WATC Lindsay Rosenthal S., L, Taurina Spa H., Earl Of Seafield Graduation S. Producer.