The Good Duke

Account of CURRAGHMORE STUD, Hamilton (As Agent).

(The property of Sparrfelt Farm Bloodstock Partnership)



Foaled 31st October 2011

Bay Colt


G 88

Branded: cnr sh; 125 over 1 off sh


Duke of Marmalade (IRE)




Northern Dancer


His Majesty

Love Me True


Mr. Prospector

Lassie's Lady



Good Faith


Straight Strike

Mr. Prospector

Raise a Native


Never Bend

Head of the River


Mill Reef



1st dam

GOOD FAITH, by Straight Strike. Top filly on The 1996-97 Australasian 2YO Classification. Joint Head of The 1996-97 NZ 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2, NZ$119,750, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3, 2d Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, 3d Waikato RC Fairview Ford S., L. Half-sister to Heads or Tales, Spring (dam of DAFFODIL). This is her twelfth live foal. Her eleventh foal is a 2YO. Her tenth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of six foals to race, five winners, inc:-

TULLY DANE(c. by Danehill). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, NZ$25,000, A$212,300, VATC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, Army's Centenary H., 2d SAJC HC Nitschke S., L, MRC Le Pine Funeral Services Cup, 3d ARC Railway H., Gr.1, MRC JRA Doveton S., L, VATC Vain S., L, 4th VRC Poseidon S., L, Moomba P., L, MRC Japan Racing Association S., L. Sire.

MYGOODGRACE(f. by Royal Academy). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$99,060, to 2011-12, CJC Canterbury Breeders' S., L, ARC Staples Rodway H., 3d Whangarei RC Northland Breeders S., L.

The Cat's Whiskers (f. by Tale of the Cat). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, 2d Rotorua RC Star 3YO H. Dam of-

Walk on Water. 2 wins at 2, Chester Combermere S., Ascot John Guest S.

King's Shilling (c. by Royal Academy). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in 2011-12 in Aust.

Seaof Faith(f. by Danehill). Winner at 1200m. Dam of-

Faith Firebird. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1100m to 2011-12, 2d MRC Le Pine Funerals H.

El Costa Mar. Winner at 1200m in 2011-12, 4th WATC Supremacy S., L.

Utmost Faith. 2 wins at 1650m, 1700m in 2011-12 in Aust.

2nd dam

HEAD OF THE RIVER, by Shirley Heights. Placed at 3 in GB. Half-sister to DRY DOCK, Showboat, River Patrol(dam of NORSE DANCER), Charlotte Dundas (dam of BAND GIPSY), Mail Boat (dam of MAIL THE DESERT). Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

GOOD FAITH(Straight Strike). 2 wins. See above.

Heads or Tales(Tale of the Cat). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, ARC Robert Harris Espresso H., CJC Maneline Farrier Supplies 3YO H., 3d New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance S., L. Producer.

Spring. 2 wins at 1400m. Dam of-

DAFFODIL(No Excuse Needed). 2009 NZ Champion 3YO. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2400m, NZ$550,825, A$498,400, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Windsor Park Challenge P., Gr.1, Taranaki RC Schweppervescence H., WRC Industrial Distributors 2YO H., Taranaki RC Platinum Homes 3YO Fillies S., 2d Hawke's Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, Wanganui JC Fillies' S., L, 3d Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, 4th MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, STC Ranvet S., Gr.1, Manawatu Classic, Gr.3.

BOBS Eligible