French Connection

Account of WINDSOR PARK STUD, Cambridge.



Foaled 8th September 2008

Brown Colt


G 14

Branded: minbarsnr sh; 8 over 8 off sh


Volksraad (GB)


Green Desert


Northern Dancer

Foreign Courier

Sir Ivor

Celtic Assembly


Bold Ruler

Welsh Garden

Welsh Saint


Plaza Doree (FR)



Rainbow Quest

Blushing Groom

Fiesta Fun

Welsh Pageant



Never Bend

Garden Green


1st dam

PLAZA DOREE, by Saumarez. Placed at 3, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix de Tigery, 3d Chantilly Prix de la Mare Landry. Sister to CRILLON, half-sister to MYKONOS, Kalosca(dam of ARRAVALE). This is her second foal. Her first foal is a 2YO.

2nd dam

SHANGRILA, by Riverman. Winner at 2, Deauville Prix Tanit. Half-sister to LE JOHNSTAN, Kew Gardens(dam of PALIA, JUST AWESOME), Woodwind (dam of PICCOLO, TAHILLA), Fete Champetre (dam of FAVOURITE PRINCE). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

MYKONOS(Gay Mecene). 18 wins from 1800m to 2400m, in France, Ger. and Swi, Munich Carl Friedrich Furst zu Ottingen Wallerstein Preis, L, Dallmayr Coupe Lukull, L-twice, 2d Milan Premio Ambrosiano, Gr.3. Sire.

CRILLON(Saumarez). 6 wins from 2200m to 3100m, Saint-Cloud Prix Denisy, L, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Jean de Chaudenay, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix Foy, Gr.2.

Kalosca(Kaldoun). 3 wins at 1600m, 2000m, 2d Longchamp Prix de Liancourt, L, 3d Santa Anita Lady's Secret H., Gr.2. Dam of-

ARRAVALE(Arch). Horse of the Year in Canada in 2006. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 6½f to 1¼m, US$1,150,889, Del Mar Oaks, Gr.1, Woodbine EP Taylor S., Gr.1, Natalma S., Gr.3, Alywow S., L, 2d Woodbine Canadian S., Gr.2.

3rd dam

GARDEN GREEN, by Pinturischio. Unplaced. Half-sister to Bold Picture, Vivante (dam of HEAD FOR HEIGHTS, MAJESTIC STAR, VERY SHARP), Brookfield Miss (dam of LITTLEFIELD). Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

LE JOHNSTAN(El Gallo). 9 wins-5 at 2, Royal Ascot Wokingham S., L. Sire.

KewGardens(Kenmare). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, Longchamp Prix du Premier Pas, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Soya, L. Dam of-

PALIA(Last Tycoon). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, AJC Emancipation S., Gr.3, Avondale JC Classic S., L, 2d ARC King's P., Gr.3. Dam of-

ONEMORENOMORE(Red Ransom). 2 wins at 2, A$453,750, in 2008-09, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, 3d AJC George Main S., Gr.1.

Lady Capel(Last Tycoon). 4 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$97,105, VRC Food & Wine Festival H., 2d VRC Martin of Melbourne P., L. Dam of-

CASINO PRINCE(Flying Spur). 5 wins-3 at 2-to 1600m, A$1,166,500, AJC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2.

Mrs. Squillionaire. Winner at 1400m. Dam of-

GREEN BIRDIE(Catbird). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m,A$145,150, HK$10,024,000, to 2008-09, Hong Kong Derby Trial, HK-2.

Woodwind. 2 wins at 2 in GB. Dam of-

PICCOLO(Warning). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, £233,698, 92,000Dm., York Nunthorpe S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.2. Sire.