Brave in Battle

Account of ESKER LODGE, Cambridge.

(The property of D. J. Gordon)



Foaled 26th October 2000

Brown C


F 604

Branded: nr sh; 7 over 0 off sh

Maroof* (USA)



Northern Dancer


Pas de Nom

Admiral's Voyage

Dish Dash



Loose Cover


War Cry


War Hawk II*

Sea Hawk










MAROOF (USA) (Bay 1990-Stud 1995). Head of The 1994 European 4YO+ Classification. 4 wins-2 at 2-from 5f to 1m, £284,473, Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1. Half-brother to the dam of SW Desert King. Sire of 56 rnrs, 37 wnrs, inc. SW Hit the Roof, Toccata, (Our) Winged Foot, Hoeberg, Beat the Fade, Majestically, Camacho, SP Vintage Morn, Crop, Maggie, Majestic Fiesta, Hard Rider and of Obi One, Aloof, Dinaar, Secret, etc.   


1st dam

WAR CRY, by War Hawk II*. Unraced. Half-sister to MUN LEE, Secrecy, Tiffany Rose (dam of MARMALITRE, COUTET, SPACECRAFT). This is her eleventh foal. Her tenth foal is a 2YO. Her ninth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of eight named foals, six to race, five winners, inc:-

DANCING DAZE (f. by Dance Floor*). 5 wins from 1200m to 2100m, NZ$116,875, A$3,200, to 2000-01, ARC Grosvenor Championship S., Gr.2, Otaki Maori RC Cavallo Agistment Centre H., WRC Porirua Club Past Presidents  H., Manawatu RC Supporters H., 2d Waikato RC Cambridge Stud Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2.

FULL NOISE (f. by Kaapstad). 7 wins from 1200m to 2400m, STC Wentworthville Leagues Club Stayers Cup, L, Hawke's Bay Brighthill Farm H., ARC Zabeel H., Avondale JC Otis Elevators H., Manawatu RC Commercial Tavern H., Hawke's Bay Portmans Motor Lodge 3YO S., 2d 3d ARC Lion Red S., Gr.1, 4th ARC Deutz Marlborough Cuvee S., Gr.3.

Clay Shot (c. by Clay Hero). 5 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$125,270, MVRC Wilson Street H., Fantastic Flowers Sum H., VATC Wheatear H., 2d VATC Christmas H., L, MVRC BMW H., Paul's GG H., VRC Skipton H.

Beats Working (c. by Palace Music*). 8 wins from 1200m to 2100m, 3d STC Campbellfield H.

Palace Rocker (c. by Palace Music*). 2 wins at 1200m, 2d VRC Rack & File H.

Kyeburn (c. by Kinjite). Placed up to 2100m to 2000-01, 3d ARC Ellerslie Convention Centre 3YO H.

Cold War (f. by Half Iced*). Unraced. Dam of-

Tabuki Thunder. 3 wins at 1600m, Taumarunui Timber H.

Val d'Haze. 2 wins at 1600m, 2200m, 2d ARC Lion Red H.


2nd dam

PHARENO, by Pharamond*. Unplaced. Half-sister to LAIDLEY, REPATRIATE. Dam of 6 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

MUN LEE (Great Wall*). 1978 Marlboro Filly of the Year. 14 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$162,295, Waikato RC Lion Brown Sprint, Gr.1, Great Northern Oaks, Gr.2, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2, WRC Cuddle S., Gr.3, 2d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1.

Tiffany Rose. Unplaced. Dam of-

MARMALITRE (Wolverton*). 5 wins from 1300m to 2400m, A$93,850, South Australian Oaks, Gr.1, VATC Stubby H. Producer.

COUTET (Nuage d'Or*). 6 wins from 1600m to 2600m, Southland RC Invercargill Gold Cup, Gr.3, 4th CJC Great Autumn S.H., L. Dam of-

ALLEZ SUEZ (Canny Lad). 4 wins to 1600m, AJC Epsom H., Gr.1.

SPACECRAFT (Star Way*). 10 wins-1 at 2, VRC Debonair S., L.