Account of Ra Ora Stud Ltd, Auckland.
Foaled 16th October 2000
SOVIET STAR* (USA)
SOVIET STAR (USA) (Bay 1984-Stud in GB 1989, NZ 1999). Top of The 1988 European 4YO+ Classification (1000m-1200m). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, Â£626,840, French Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of SW Soviet Line, Ashkalani*, Starborough*, Limpid, Bon Point, Freedom Cry, Volochine, Sensation, Wessam Prince, Advancing Star, Clerio, Finavon, Jawaal, Spiritual Star, Daynawar, Draco, Ehtfaal, Sovinista, Circus Star, Jashin, Keltoi, etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now foals.
Talk Talk, by Lord Ballina. Joint third top filly on The 1991-92 2YO Free H. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, ARC DB Sports Watch Welter H., 2d ARC NZ Herald Derby Sweep Juvenile H., Regent of Auckland Mile S., Avondale JC DB Draught S., 3d Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, WRC NZ Magic Millions Classic S., Trax Tavern Final H., 4th Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3. Sister to Zilezal (dam of Zillionaire). This is her sixth foal. Her fifth foal is a yearling. Her fourth foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race-
Talking Heads (97 c. by T.V. Heart Throb*). Placed at 1200m to 2000-01, 2d WRC Mercedes Super Bonus Prelude, 3d Avondale JC Rosehill Retirement Village 2YO S.
BABBLE, by King Canary*. 5 wins up to 1400m, WRC Burnham Welter H., 3d CJC Ferrymead H., Otago RC Prince Charles H. Half-sister to SHUDUP, Smack (dam of LINC THE LEOPARD). Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-
Talk Talk (Lord Ballina). 2 wins. See above.
Zilezal (Lord Ballina). Placed up to 1400m, 2d VATC Thoroughbred Club S.H., Gr.3, Dalgety S., Gr.3, AJC Reginald Allen H., L, SAJC Maiden H. Dam of-
Zillionaire (Last Tycoon*). 13 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$84,680, to 1999-2000, 2d VATC Rancher Quality H., L, 3d SAJC Axinite H.
Master Builder. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2100m, AJC Coogee Flying Welter H., 2d AJC John Oxley 2YO H., El Alamein H., 3d AJC Birrong Bowling & Sports Club H.
Fine Talk. Winner at 2, WRC Naenae Hotel 2YO H. Producer.
NATTER, by The Cobbler*. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 5f to 1Â½m, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.2, South Canterbury HC Claremont H., DJC Hopeful H., 2d DJC McLean S., L, 4th WRC Wellesley S., L. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-
SHUDUP (Final Orders). 12 wins-6 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m, Canterbury Challenge S., L, CJC Champagne S., L, Great Easter H., L, Westport H., Hororata RC Gordons Gin H., Reefton JC Gold Rush Festival H., Westland RC Creosote H., Westport JC Buller Hotels H., CJC Middle Park P.H.
Smack. 3 wins from 7Â¾f to 1Â¼m, DJC Improvers' H., Central Improvers' H., 3d DJC Juvenile H. Dam of-
LINC THE LEOPARD (Balmerino). 7 wins from 1400m to 3200m, A$290,780, WATC Perth Cup, Gr.1, GA Towton Cup, L, MVRC Windy Hill H., Northam Cup, WATC Corolla Graduation S., Sandford Graduation S., Tranby Homes Graduation S., 2d WATC Ellis Graduation S., Free Style Graduation S., 3d WATC Tattersall's Cup, L.
Belmont Miss. Winner at 1300m, STC Hyde Park H., 2d AJC Lady Pirourette H., 3d AJC Chantal H., STC Caringbush Pty Ltd H. Dam of-
SPORTSBEAT (Al Khawaaneeg*). 8 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$233,200, SAJC Christmas H., Gr.3, 2d VRC Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club P.H., Gr.3, SAJC Adelaide Guineas, Gr.3, Oaklands P., L, Eagle Super S., L, City of Adelaide H., L, City of Marion S.H., L, 3d MVRC Waterford Crystal Mile H., Gr.3, VATC Myer S., Gr.3, SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3.
Balmy Night. Placed up to 2400m, 2d WATC Beau Scot H., 4th WATC St Leger, Gr.3. Dam of-
OLD MONEY (Old Spice). 5 wins from 1500m to 2400m, A$419,940, in 2000-01, Western Australian Derby, Gr.1, Western Australian Oaks, Gr.2, WATC CB Cox S., Gr.2, Ascot One Thousand Guineas, 3d WATC Natasha Trophy, 4th WATC Burgess Queen S., L.
OLD COBBER (Old Spice). 14 wins from 1300m to 2400m, A$401,810, to 1999-2000, WATC CB Cox S., Gr.2-twice, Winter Cup, Gr.3, ATA S.H., L, 2d WATC Perth Cup, Gr.2, St Leger, L, GA Towton Cup, L, 3d WATC Melvista S., L, Win With Health GA Towton Cup, L, Tattersall's Cup, L, Pinjarra Cup, L.
Patter. Winner at 1600m, 3d STC Miranda H. Dam of-
Falling Rain. Unplaced. Dam of-
SHOWERY (Aliocha*). 4 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$80,220, TRC Fosters Classic S., L, One Thousand Guineas, L, Hydro 2YO H., El Moxie 2YO H., 2d CUB Carlton Tasmanian Oaks, L, TRC HW Strutt S., L, F King H., TTC ACI Bow Mistress H., 3d MVRC Gold Bake Pies 2YO H., TTC Silver Ingot 2YO H.