Account of TE MANIA THOROUGHBREDS, Parnassus.

(The property of C. J. T. & G. Davison)



Foaled 20th September 2003

Bay Filly


  L 433

Branded: MONVnr sh; 28 over 3 off sh


Montjeu (IRE)


Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer


Fairy Bridge

Bold Reason


Top Ville

High Top

Toute Cy






Opera Prince


Gay Georgina

George Spelvin

Some Reason

Sound Reason

Bold Reason

Some Swallow

My Swallow


MONTJEU (IRE) (Bay 1996-Stud in Ire. 2001, NZ 2001). Head of The 1999 International 3YO Classification. 11 wins-2 at 2, Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1. Sire of SW Motivator (Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1), Ayam Zaman, Kings Quay, SP Dash to the Top, Red Peony, Walk in the Park, Montalegre, Green Mile and of Alpine Gold, Famcapii, Hurricane Run, Solent, Stagelight, Where With All, etc. His oldest progeny are now 2YOs. 


1st dam

SOMEHOW, by Straussbrook. Unraced. Half-sister to SO CASUAL, Fanny Black (dam of Venus Was Her Name). This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race.


2nd dam

SOME REASON, by Sound Reason. 7 wins at 1400m, 1600m, CJC Lion Brown H., Gr.3, Merivale H., BOP RC Whakatane Racing Club H. Half- sister to MAGNIFICENT . Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

SO CASUAL (Casual Lies). Top of The 1998-99 NZ 3YO Free H. (1700m+). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2400m, NZ$448,375, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, ARC King's P., Gr.3, Hawke's Bay Guineas, Gr.3, North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L, ARC State Insurance Easter Trial, Taupo RC HS Dyke Bloodstock 3YO S., ARC Stark South Juvenile S., Waikato RC White Bros Panelworks Juvenile S., Hawke's Bay Total VJ Distributors Ltd H., 2d ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, 3d ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, WRC Magic Millions Classic S. (R), L, 4th WRC Thompson H., Gr.3.

Goldstar Way - Many Happy Returns (H.K.). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1650m, NZ$4,800, HK$3,761,465 in NZ and HK, 2d HKJC January H.

Just Casual. Winner at 1200m, 3d Waikato RC John Walker Printers H.

Fanny Black. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1400m. Dam of-

Venus Was Her Name (Spectacular Love). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, MRC Dubai Racing Club P.H., 2d ARC Fayette Park Championship S., Gr.2, 3d ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3.

Flying Echo. Winner at 2, 2d Avondale JC Ra Ora Juvenile H.


3rd dam

SOME SWALLOW, by My Swallow. Unraced. Half-sister to Noble Duty (dam of FEALTY). Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

MAGNIFICENT (Taipan II). 3 wins at 2, Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3, ARC Breeders' P.H., 2d Avondale S., L, 3d WRC Dalgety S., Gr.2.

SOME REASON (Sound Reason). 7 wins. See above.

Long Swallow. 2 wins at 1100m, 1250m, 2d VATC Maroona H. Dam of-

Swift Swallow. Unraced. Dam of-

ZOLA (Volksraad). 5 wins-4 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$152,625, A$79,800, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Fairview Ford S., L, 2d STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, Tea Rose S., Gr.2, 3d AJC Light Fingers S., Gr.2. Producer.