Wishing Chair

Account of CAMBRIDGE STUD, Cambridge.



Foaled 12th September 2004

Brown Filly


  L 488

Branded: LB1nr sh; 18 over 4 off sh


Giant's Causeway (USA)


Storm Cat

Storm Bird

Northern Dancer



Mariah's Storm


Blushing Groom




Grosvenor Gardens



Sir Tristram

Sir Ivor

My Tricia



Funny Fellow


Gold Fleet

Gold Sovereign


GIANT'S CAUSEWAY (USA) (Chestnut 1997-Stud in USA 2001, Aust. 2002). 9 wins-3 at 2, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1. Sire of 73 wnrs, 10 SW, inc. SW Shamardal (Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1), First Samurai, Footstepsinthesand, Maids Causeway, Diamond Omi, Aragorn, Naissance Royale, Aischa, Mona Lisa, My Typhoon, SP Art Market, Heatseeker, Natalie Jane, Noble Causeway, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are now 2YOs. 


1st dam

GROSVENOR GARDENS, by Grosvenor. Unraced. Half-sister to Express Gold. This is her seventh live foal. Her sixth foal is a 2YO. Dam of five foals to race, three winners-

SANGREAL (c. by Celtic Swing). 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m, Deauville Prix Ridgway, L, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Jean de Chaudenay, Gr.2, 3d Longchamp Prix d'Hedouville, Gr.3, 4th Deauville Prix Gontaut-Biron, Gr.3.

Melrose Gardens (f. by Marju). 2 wins at 1100m, 1400m in 2004-05, MRC Avon H., 2d MRC Orient H., 4th SAJC HC Nitschke S., L.

Rooftop Grosve (c. by Maroof). 4 wins from 1100m to 1600m to 2004-05, VRC Hyland Sportswear Welter H., WATC Red Webb H.

Super Special (c. by Stravinsky). Placed at 1000m in 2005-06, 2d HKJC Dongguan H.

Cora Kadan (f. by Centro). Raced once. Dam of-

Petite Cora. 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m in 2004-05 in NCal.


2nd dam

IBIDEM, by Funny Fellow. 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, BOP RC Personalities' S., L, 2d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Noble Heights S., Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to CARIERE, half-sister to GOLDEN HEIGHTS, ASCENDING, Sovereign Command (dam of ENVOY), Gold Ingot (dam of GOLDEN ERA). Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Express Gold (Success Express). 3 wins at 2, US$3,000, A$77,200, AJC Golden Rhapsody 2YO H., Botany 2YO H., 2d VRC Criterion H., L.

Cambridge Express. 2 wins at 2000m, 2400m in Sth. Af.


3rd dam

GOLD FLEET, by Gold Sovereign. Unraced. Half-sister to SURGING , Fleet Guy , Lady Messmate. Dam of 15 named foals, 14 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

GOLDEN HEIGHTS (Rocky Mountain). 16 wins from 1200m to 1800m, WATC Railway S., Gr.1, Prince of Wales S., Gr.3.

ASCENDING (Rocky Mountain). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 2200m, ARC Ladies Mile, L, 3d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3. Dam of-

CARIERE (Funny Fellow). 13 wins-2 at 2-from 900m to 2400m, Avondale Cup, Gr.1, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2. Producer.

IBIDEM (Funny Fellow). 6 wins. See above.

Fleet Street. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 1m, WRC Camp H. Grandam of CRONUS (Zabeel) (Gr.1), PRAVDA (Zabeel) (Gr.2).

Sovereign Command. 2 wins at 1200m, 3d Otago RC Bi Noble H. Dam of-

ENVOY (Personal Escort). 6 wins from 1600m to 2300m, to 2004-05, Hawke's Bay Gold Cup, Gr.2, 2d SAJC Skycity Adelaide Cup, Gr.1.