Desert Clearance




Foaled 15th October 2000

Bay C


L 430

Branded: nr sh; 7 over 0 off sh

Desert Prince* (IRE)


Green Desert


Northern Dancer

Foreign Courier

Sir Ivor

Flying Fairy*



Fairy Footsteps

Mill Reef

Better Clearance* (CAN)




Mr. Prospector

Naval Orange

Hoist the Flag

Quit Me Not

Bold Reason

Hail to Reason


Better Self


DESERT PRINCE (IRE) (Bay 1995-Stud in Ire. 1999, Aust. 1999). Head of The 1998 International 3YO Classification. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, £383,894, 1,100,000fr., Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1, 2d Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1, 3d French Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Grandson of SW Fairy Footsteps. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are now yearlings. 


1st dam

BETTER CLEARANCE*, by Cryptoclearance. Unraced. Half-sister to Eternal Vow - Eternal Glow (Aust.)* (dam of MISS PROSPECTOR, Kirsteena), I'm Pretty (dam of JUDGE T C). This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Her first foal is an unraced 3YO.


2nd dam

QUIT ME NOT, by Bold Reason. Raced twice. Half-sister to DR FAGER, TA WEE (dam of GREAT ABOVE, ENTROPY, TAX HOLIDAY, TWEAK), CHINATOWNER, A DECK, Highbinder, Magic (dam of MAGNIFICENCE). Dam of 11 named foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Eternal Vow - Eternal Glow (Aust.)*. 5 wins in USA. Dam of-

MISS PROSPECTOR (Crafty Prospector). 5 wins, US$167,545, Monmouth Half Moon S., L, 2d Churchill Downs Abrogate H., L. Dam of-

Gold Dollar (Seattle Slew). Winner at 2 in 2001, 3d Turfway Kentucky Cup Juvenile S., Gr.3, Churchill Downs Iroquois S., L.

Kirsteena (Lord at War). 2 wins at 8½f, 3d Bay Meadows Fair Lady Morvich H., L.

I'm Pretty. Unraced. Dam of-

JUDGE T C (Judge Smells). 11 wins-3 at 2, US$826,826, Keeneland Fayette H., Gr.2, Churchill Downs Clark H., Gr.3, Oaklawn Rebel S., Gr.3, Ellis Park Juvenile S., L, 2d Oaklawn Razorback H., Gr.2, Essex H., Gr.3, Turfway Kentucky Cup Classic H., Gr.3. Sire.

Irish Coco. 3 wins-1 at 2-in USA. Dam of-

Jamie's Coco Pop (The Name's Jimmy). 3 wins, 3d Fair Grounds Furl Sail H., L.


3rd dam

ASPIDISTRA, by Better Self. 2 wins in USA. Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

DR FAGER (Rough'n Tumble). 1968 USA Horse of the Year. Champion USA Sprinter,1967,1968. Champion USA Older Horse,1968. 18 wins-4 at 2, US$1,002,642, Aqueduct Suburban H., Gr.1. Champion sire.

TA WEE (Intentionally). 15 wins-2 at 2, US$284,941, Aqueduct Vosburgh H., Gr.2, Belmont Hempstead H., Gr.2, Saratoga Test S., Gr.2. Dam of-

GREAT ABOVE (Minnesota Mac). 13 wins-1 at 2, US$331,377, Aqueduct Paumonok H., Gr.3, Toboggan H., L. Sire.

CHINATOWNER (Needles). 10 wins-1 at 2, Gulfstream Canadian Turf H., Gr.3, 2d Aqueduct Edgemere H., Gr.3, 3d Gulfstream Appleton H., Gr.3.

A DECK (First Cabin). 23 wins-2 at 2, Calder Ponce de Leon S., L.

Magic. Unraced. Dam of-

MAGNIFICENCE (Graustark). 6 wins, Meadowlands Queen Charlotte H, L.