Account of WAIKATO STUD LTD, Matamata.
Foaled 16th September 2014
Branded: nr sh; 71 over 4 off sh
AHNA, by O'Reilly. Unplaced. This is her first foal.
Markisa, by Danehill. Winner at 1200m, 2d Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to DANEWIN, COMMANDS, COURT OF JEWELS, half-sister to SHOWER OF ROSES, Minqar Qaim. Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-
Make a Mark. 2 wins to 1300m in 2014-15, ATC Bledisloe Cup Festival H.
MARQUISE, by Gold and Ivory. 9 wins from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$88,000, A$132,480, WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, SAJC Sedgwick Classic S., Gr.2, MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, SAJC Veuve Clicquot S., L, 2d VRC Hardy Brothers Classic S., Gr.3, 3d Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, 4th SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3. Half-sister to OCTAGONAL, DIAMOND LOVER(dam of DON EDUARDO, TRISTALOVE, PERUZZI, ANTWERP), KAAPSTAD, MOUAWAD, Nine Carat (dam of COURT OF JEWELS), Cotehele House (dam of DANEWIN, COMMANDS), La Brillante (dam of PHILIDOR). Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-
SHOWER OF ROSES(Zabeel). 5 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$621,010, STC Arrowfield Stud S., Gr.1, AJC Craven P., Gr.3, STC Neville Sellwood S., L, Sponsor at the Races H., Australian Ladies Variety Association H., 2d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, 3d AJC Hobartville S., Gr.2.
Minqar Qaim(Zabeel). 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, Otago RC Dunedin Casino H., 2d Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2, 4th Counties Cup, Gr.2.
Markisa(Danehill). Winner. See above.
Mazarine. Unraced. Grandam of-
EXQUISITE JEWEL(Lucky Unicorn). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2100m to 2014-15, Manawatu Classic, Gr.3, 2d ARC Championship S., Gr.2, 3d WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.3, 4th New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1.
Nordic Duke(Viking Ruler). 5 wins from 1400m to 2200m, A$157,170, to 2014-15, Sale TC Maffra H., 2d VRC Anzac Day S., L.
EIGHT CARAT, by Pieces of Eight. Unplaced. 1995, 1996 & 1997 NZ Broodmare of the Year. Half-sister to HABIBTI, KNESSET, Great Klaire(dam of ST. KLAIRE). Dam of 10 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-
OCTAGONAL(Zabeel). 1996 Aust. Horse of the Year. 14 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 2400m, A$5,892,231, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1. Sire.
MARQUISE(Gold and Ivory). 9 wins. See above.
DIAMOND LOVER(Sticks and Stones). 8 wins to 1400m, NZ$102,225, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Counties RC Ramarama Country Inn Sprint H. Producer.
MOUAWAD(Zabeel). 7 wins to 1600m, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1.
KAAPSTAD(Sir Tristram). 7 wins-4 at 2, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Sire.