Set the Pace

Account of FAIRDALE STUD, Longburn.



Foaled 1st November 2000

Chestnut F


K 356

Branded: nr sh; 20 over 0 off sh

Groom Dancer* (USA)


Blushing Groom

Red God


Runaway Bride

Wild Risk



Northern Dancer

Lady Berry

Violon d'Ingres

Terreno's Tip



Vaguely Noble





Pakistan II*


Gay Jinx



GROOM DANCER (USA) (Bay 1984-Stud in Fr. 1988, NZ 1998). 8 wins-3 at 2, Longchamp Prix Lupin, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Slew the Slewor. Sire of SW Le Balafre, Sacristain - Deauville (H.K.), Lord of Men, Pursuit of Love, Dancienne, Fat Choy Together, Little Audrey, Another Dancer, Kabool, Lovers Knot, Twist and Turn, Astair, Coco Passion, Thrilling Day, Air Zion, Saintry, Thomasy, Marrast, etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now 2YOs.  


1st dam

TERRENO'S TIP, by Terreno*. Placed at 1800m in Aust. Half-sister to STEALTHY KNIGHT, Step in Time (dam of Nogero, Outbounder). This is her seventh living foal. Her sixth foal is a 2YO. Her fifth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of three foals to race, all winners-

HUGE JET (c. by Jetball). 7 wins-3 at 2-up to 1500m, A$241,681, STC Peter Pan S., Gr.2, Whirlpool Welter H., Lidcombe 2YO H., 2d Gosford RC Pacesetter S., L, STC Hunter 2YO H., 3d STC Inner Western Suburbs Welter H., 4th AJC Hall Mark S., L.

Subversive (g. by Jetball). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in 2000-01, VATC Vitalic H.

Sun City Son (g. by Lord Ballina). Winner at 1400m in 2000-01 in Aust.


2nd dam

TIPTOE, by Pakistan II*. 6 wins from 1200m to 2100m, WRC George Adams (Tatt's) H., Gr.1, 2d WRC Telegraph H., Gr.2, CJC Stewards' H., Gr.3, WRC Thompson H., L, Wanganui Cup, L, Wanganui JC Jackson S., L. Half-sister to Ferragamo . Dam of 5 named foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

STEALTHY KNIGHT (Sir Tristram*). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 2800m, A$111,860, AJC Services' Memorial Cup, L, 2d QTC Metropolitan H., L, 3d QTC Queen's Cup, Gr.3, Exhibition H., L, Qld Tatt's RC Recognition S., L.

Step in Time. Unplaced. Dam of-

Nogero (Oregon*). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$116,969, WATC Yilgangie Gold 2YO H., 2d WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.1.

Outbounder (Sound Reason*). 4 wins, 3d Hawke's Bay S/chase, L.


3rd dam

GAY JINX, by Ruthless*. 10 wins from 6f to 14½f, Manawatu Cup, L, ARC Ellerslie H., Manawatu RC King George H., Ashhurst Cup, Egmont RC Tonks S.H.-twice, Feilding JC Goodbehere Memorial H., 2d Manawatu Cup, L, 4th HBJC Ormond Memorial Gold Cup, Gr.3. Sister to ROUTINE, DEPERION (dam of PITILESS), Faultless (dam of BOLD MONARCH). Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

TIPTOE (Pakistan II*). 6 wins. See above.

Ferragamo (The Cobbler*). 2 wins at 7f, 3d WRC Wellesley S., L.


4th dam

Faultina, by Defaulter. 12 wins-2 at 2-from 5f to 1¼m, WRC Thorndon H., HBJC Oreka H., 2d Great Northern Oaks, Gr.1, 3d CJC Tasman S., Gr.3, WRC Metropolitan H., Gr.3. Dam of 7 named foals, all winners, inc:-

ROUTINE (Ruthless*). 3 wins from 6f to 1½m, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.2, 2d Great Northern Oaks, Gr.1.

GAY JINX (Ruthless*). 10 wins. See above.

Faultless. 4 wins from 7f to 11f. Dam of BOLD MONARCH (Shifnal).