Jura Range

Account of WINDSOR PARK STUD LTD., Cambridge.

(The property of P. A. & P. A. Payne)



Foaled 11th October 2002

Bay Colt


  I 636

Branded: nr sh; 61 over 2 off sh

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
Montjeu* (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1996FloripedesTop VilleHigh Top
  Toute CyTennyson
DamImposingTodmanStar Kingdom*
Distant Heights HialeahArctic Explorer*
1985MelodiaSir Tristram*Sir Ivor
  Melody HeightsGold Sovereign*


MONTJEU (IRE) (Bay 1996-Stud in Ire. 2001, NZ 2001). Head of The 1999 International 3YO Classification & Champion European 3YO Colt. 11 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, £1,026,555, 9,220,000fr., 20,000,000Â¥, French Derby, Gr.1, Irish Derby, Gr.1, Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1, Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Le Paillard*. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now yearlings. 


1st dam

DISTANT HEIGHTS, by Imposing. 2 wins at 1200m. This is her sixth living foal. Her fifth foal is a 2YO. Dam of four foals to race, all winners-

AD ALTA (f. by Kenfair). Top filly on The 1999-2000 NZ 3YO Free H. Joint third top filly on The 1999-2000 Australasian 3YO Classification. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$195,350, A$134,460, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Guineas Trial., L, 3d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, 4th STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2.

POSING (f. by Truly Vain). 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Rotorua RC Rotorua S., L, ARC Ellerslie Easter Carnival Prelude H., Carnegie 3YO H., Hawke's Bay Bearsley Express 3YO S., 2d Counties RC RW Crisp Fencing H., 3d Counties RC Coca-Cola Amatil H. Dam of-

ZANNA (Pentire*). 6 wins from 1400m to 2050m, A$554,000, to 2003-04, VRC Nestle Peters Empire Rose S., Gr.2, MVRC Crazy Johns Tesio S., Gr.3, AJC Angst H., L, BTC Doomben Bracelet, MRC Brava Jeannie H., AJC Longlines H.

Fly Like an Eagle (c. by Centaine). Winner at 1400m in 2002-03, 2d QTC Manawapo 2YO Maiden H., 3d QTC Gay Icarus 2YO Maiden H.

Just a Surprise (c. by Prized*). 3 wins at 1600m, 2050m in 2003-04 in Aust.


2nd dam

MELODIA, by Sir Tristram*. Unraced. Blood-sister to NOBLE HEIGHTS, three-quarter-sister to MAPPERLEY HEIGHTS, ROYAL HEIGHTS, half-sister to Kaoru Heights, Chantal Marie (dam of BABY LOVER - XTHEREST (Mal.)). Dam of 10 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Scenario. 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m, STC Legacy Torch Appeal H. Producer.


3rd dam

MELODY HEIGHTS, by Gold Sovereign*. 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, ARC Resolution H., Waikato RC Whatawhata H. Sister to GOLD HEIGHTS (dam of NOBLE HEIGHTS), MONTY, half-sister to BATTLE HEIGHTS, ARCTIC HEIGHTS, Claudine (dam of MAPPERLEYHEIGHTS , ROYAL HEIGHTS ). Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Kaoru Heights (Kaoru Star). 6 wins from 1200m to 1650m, Westland RC David Guenole Memorial H., ARC Town House Hotels H., 2d Southland S.H., Gr.3, QTC Exhibition H., L, 4th CJC Great Easter S.H., L.

Chantal Marie. Placed up to 1400m. Dam of-

BABY LOVER - XTHEREST (Mal.) (Kashani*). 9 wins from 1200m to 2200m, 1,475,137Rgt., to 2003 in Mal, Penang TC Yang di Pertua Negeri Gold Cup, L, Selangor TC Tunku Gold Cup, L.