Perfect Assurance

Account of LITTLE AVONDALE STUD, Masterton.



Foaled 27th August 2009

Chestnut Colt


D 38

Branded: honccnr sh; 9 over 9 off sh


Not a Single Doubt (AUS)


Redoute's Choice



Shantha's Choice

Canny Lad

Singles Bar

Rory's Jester

Crown Jester

Easy Date

Grand Chaudiere


Gray Gladiolus (USA)



Northern Dancer


Princess Karenda



Watch Your Step


Back Britches

Carry Back

1st dam

GRAY GLADIOLUS, by Incinderator. Placed in U.S.A. Half-sister to SWAMP KING, STYLISH SENOR, DRAMATIS, Dazzel'n Deception (dam of SHINKO RUBY), Patrona (dam of EXCEED AND EXCEL, ENEMY OF AVERAGE). This is her fifth foal. Her fourth foal is a 2YO. Dam of two foals to race, both winners-

Platinum Profile (c. by Cherokee Colony). 4 wins at 6f, 8¼f in U.S.A.

Black Sheep (g. by Anabaa). Winner at 1400m in Aust.

2nd dam

GLADIOLUS, by Watch Your Step. 17 wins from 6f to 8½f, US$425,248, Aqueduct Interborough H., Gr.3, Petrify H., L, First Flight H., L, Interborough H., L, Ak-Sar-Ben Queen's H., L, Keystone Liberation H., L, Meadowlands Miss Prosperity S., L, 2d Bowie Barbara Fritchie H., Gr.3, Aqueduct Berlo H., L, Petrify H., L, Gulfstream Promise H., L, Meadowlands Egret H., L, 3d Aqueduct Beaugay H., L, Berlo H., L, Meadowlands Miss Prosperity S., L, 4th Aqueduct Affectionately H., Gr.3. Sister to HOLE IN THE PANTS. Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

SWAMP KING(Vice Regent). 12 wins-1 at 2-to 6f, US$255,540, Woodbine Highlander H., Can-1, Finger Lakes Monroe County S., L, 2d Finger Lakes Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3, 3d Woodbine Toronto Breeders' Cup H., Can-2, Shepperton S., Can-3, Finger Lakes Juvenile S., L. Sire.

STYLISH SENOR(El Gran Senor). 6 wins from 8½f to 1½m in GB and U.S.A, Goodwood Gordon S., Gr.3. Sire.

DRAMATIS(Spectacular Bid). 3 wins from 1300m to 1600m, Evry Prix Servanne, L, 2d Chantilly Prix de la Jonchere, Gr.3.

Dazzel'n Deception. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

SHINKO RUBY(Sakura Laurel). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 2000m, 94,948,000Â¥, Tokyo Flora S., Jpn-2, 3d Yushun Himba Japan Oaks, Jpn-1. Producer.

Patrona. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

EXCEED AND EXCEL(Danehill). Champion sprinter in Australia in 2004. 7 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$1,282,375, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, MRC Invitation S., Gr.1, 1400m-in track record time, AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, Up and Coming S., Gr.2, STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Roman Consul S., Gr.3, STC West Tigers 2YO H., 2d Canberra RC Black Opal S., Gr.3. Sire.

ENEMY OF AVERAGE(Fusaichi Pegasus). Winner at 2, SAJC Walter Brown S.H., L, 2d MRC Biscay H.

Open Magnet(Honour and Glory). 11 wins-1 at 2-to 7f in P.Rico, 2d El Comandante Clasico Rotativo, L, Clasico Carlos Romero Barcelo, L.

To be Surprised. 3 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$75,150, AJC Garden Gates H., STC Clubsnsw H., Vodka Cruiser H. Dam of-

Be Elusive. Winner at 1350m in 2009-10, 3d STC Event Centre 2YO H.