Canny the Lad

Account of WELLFIELD THOROUGHBREDS, Palmerston North.



Foaled 6th November 2000

Chestnut C


L 447

Branded: nr sh; 10 over 0 off sh

Canny Lad (AUS)




Star Kingdom*



Jesmond Lass


Silly Season

Beautiful Dreamer

Coeur Volant II*

Jewel of Ireland



Blushing Groom

Red God



Sea of Diamonds*


Northern Dancer

Sea Port



CANNY LAD (AUS) (Brown 1987-Stud 1991). Head of The 1989-90 Aust-ralasian 2YO Classification. 8 wins-6 at 2-up to 1600m, A$2,069,900, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Brother to SW Canny Lass. Sire of 338 rnrs, 247 wnrs, 24 SW, inc. Accomplice, Dodge, Allez Suez, Cannsea, Preserve, Seika, Prairie, Gallopini, Helm, Hire, Donar, Whistle Up, Luther, Peat Bog, Zarevic, Balcanny, Captivating, Cannyanna, Greeting, Gullible, Quarante Love, etc.   


1st dam

Jewel of Ireland, by Nassipour*. Winner at 2100m, WATC Woolard H., 2d WATC Fruit 'n' Veg Belmont Oaks, L. This is her first foal.


2nd dam

SEA OF DIAMONDS*, by Glenstal. Unraced. Half-sister to QUALTRON - INDIGENOUS (H.K.). Dam of 5 named foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Jewel of Ireland (Nassipour*). Winner. See above.

More Diamonds. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m to 2001-02 in Aust.


3rd dam

SEA PORT, by Averof*. Raced twice. Half-sister to SEA ANCHOR*, Sea Harrier (dam of WATER BOATMAN*, HILL HOPPER), Killick* (dam of CAVALRY). Dam of 11 named foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

QUALTRON - INDIGENOUS (H.K.) (Marju*). 1999 HK Horse of the Year. 15 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, £20,701, HK$30,728,718 in Ire. and HK, Hong Kong Champions & Chater Cup, HK-1-twice, Hong Kong Gold Cup, HK-1-twice, Hong Kong International Vase, Gr.2, HKJC Centenary Vase, HK-3, 2d Japan Cup, Gr.1, Hong Kong Champions & Chater Cup, HK-1-twice, HKJC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.2, 3d Hong Kong Derby, HK-1, HKJC Stewards' Cup, HK-1, Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1, Centenary Cup, HK-2.

Wassl Port. 3 wins at 1m, Newmarket Corporate Computer H.

Old Red. 6 wins from 11f to 22½f to 2001, Newmarket Cesarewitch H.

Lawz. 7 wins from 1¼m to 2¼m, £77,605, to 2001, Curragh Bank of Ireland H., Ray O'Brien Mazda H., 3d Leopardstown www.leopardstown.com H.


4th dam

ANCHOR, by Major Portion*. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 7f, Newmarket Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3, 4th Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.2. Half-sister to BIREME (dam of YAWL, QUADRIREME), BUOY*, FLUKE, BALINGER, KEDGE, Boathouse (dam of DRY DOCK), Helm (dam of HAWSER). Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

SEA ANCHOR* (Alcide). 5 wins from 1¼m to 19f, Royal Ascot King Edward VII S., Gr.2, Sandown Henry II S., Gr.3. Successful sire.

Sea Harrier. Raced twice. Dam of-

WATER BOATMAN* (Main Reef). 11 wins from 1600m to 3200m, SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.1, Cheltenham Cup, Gr.3, Rain Lover P., Gr.3.

HILL HOPPER (Danehill*). 4 wins at 6f, 7f, Newmarket Van Geest Criterion S., Gr.3, Doncaster Kyoto Sceptre S., L. Producer.

Killick*. Unraced. Dam of-

CAVALRY (Best Western). 6 wins-2 at 2-up to 1400m, A$94,380, VRC Black Douglas S., Gr.3, 2d VATC Mercedes-Benz H., L. Sire.