Alpha Male

Account of HAUNUI FARM, Auckland.

(The property of B. N. & M. A. Gray)



Foaled 18th September 2002

Bay Colt


  C 11

Branded: nr sh; 9 over 2 off sh

SireLast Tycoon*Try My BestNorthern Dancer
O'Reilly Mill PrincessMill Reef
1993CourtzaPompeii Court*Tell
  HunzaPakistan II*
DamSuccess Express*Hold Your PeaceSpeak John
Better Believe Au PrintempsDancing Champ
1995ConventSir Tristram*Sir Ivor
  Pure of Heart*Godswalk*


O'REILLY (NZ) (Brown 1993-Stud 1997). 4 wins from 1000m to 1600m, Levin RC Bayer Classic S., Gr.1. Out of SW Courtza. Third on NZ Sire List, 2002-03. Sire of 117 rnrs, 73 wnrs, inc. SW Final Destination, The Jewel, Rare Insight, Marie Claire, The Big Chill, SP The Player, Baileys on Ice, Black Muscat, Charlie Bub, Chassis, Kajema, Glitzy, Irish Crusader, Vera Pro Gratis, Irish Belle, Mighty Myrtle, Look at Moiye, Salsa and of Cheeky, etc. 


1st dam

BETTER BELIEVE, by Success Express*. Unraced due to injury. Half-sister to SIMPLY BELIEVE (dam of FAITH HILL), Truly Believe. This is her fourth foal. Her third foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race-

Legend (c. by Generous*). Winner at 1550m in 2003-04.


2nd dam

CONVENT, by Sir Tristram*. Unraced. Half-sister to Glowing Tribute, Lion Hunter. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

SIMPLY BELIEVE (Kenmare*). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, A$102,250, SAJC West End Export S., Gr.3, MVRC Seppelt Great Western S., L, VATC La Trobe 2YO H., 2d VATC Bletchingly S., L, 3d VATC Tranquil Star S., L. Dam of-

FAITH HILL (Danehill*). 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$322,975, to 2002-03, AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2, Reginald Allen H., L, Leilani H., Sadlier H., Ozinvest H., STC Stargames H., 2d Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic S., L, 3d STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.2, MRC Tristarc S., Gr.3, 4th VRC Jayco Rose of Kingston S., Gr.3.

Truly Believe (Kenmare*). Winner at 1150m, 2d VATC Kilshery 2YO H., Denise's Joy H., 3d SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L.

Destructive Habit. Winner at 1200m, 2d STC Wests Ashfield H.

Pure Bright. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, 3d STC Rudolph H. Producer.


3rd dam

PURE OF HEART*, by Godswalk*. 5 wins up to 1400m, A$146,195, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, VATC Autumn S., Gr.3, 2d VATC Marlboro Cup, Gr.1, STC Rosemount Wines Classic, Gr.2, 3d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, SAJC Spring S., Gr.2. Three-quarter-sister to IDOL WORSHIP, half-sister to FIELD HAND, PREGO*, RIVER DANE*, Danhagen, Son of Joan. Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

Glowing Tribute (Danzatore*). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, VRC Alexander & Paterson H., 3d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1.

Lion Hunter (Danehill*). 3 wins at 1200m, A$114,800, BTC Bakeries Flying H., 2d AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1. Sire.


4th dam

AUDREY JOAN, by Doutelle. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Doncaster Portland H., L. Half-sister to CLOONAGH. Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

FIELD HAND (Crofter). 4 wins at 7½f, 1m, Sandown Mile S., Gr.2.

RIVER DANE* (Tyrant). 5 wins-2 at 2, Newmarket Child S., Gr.3.

PREGO* (Be My Guest). 4 wins at 7f, 1m, Newbury Hungerford S., Gr.3.