Account of LEIGHTONS FARM, Helensville.



Foaled 25th September 2014

Chestnut Colt


F 14

Branded: anr sh; 8 over 4 off sh


No Excuse Needed (GB)



Mr. Prospector

Raise a Native

Coup de Folie





Greenland Park

Red God


The Faerie Queene


King of Kings

Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer




Star Way

Star Appeal


Sir Tristram

NO EXCUSE NEEDED (GB) (Chestnut 1998-Stud 2003). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1m, Goodwood Celebration Mile, Gr.2. Leading NZ Sire of 2YOs 2007- 08. Sire of 375 rnrs, 216 wnrs, 18 SW, inc. Daffodil (New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), I Do, No Excuse Maggie, Timy Tyler, Take the Rap - St Rap (H.K.), Justanexcuse, Grand Dancer, Vincent Mangano, Snow Excuse, Taurus, Under the Sun, Champagne Needed, etc.

1st dam

THE FAERIE QUEENE, by King of Kings. Placed at 3. Half-sister toNiniane, Ela Nimue (dam ofDEANE MARTIN). This is her ninth living foal. Dam of six foals to race, three winners, inc:-

King Oberon (g. by Savabeel). 3 wins from 1800m to 2050m to 2016-17, Wanganui JC Steelformers H.

Glamoury (f. by Volksraad). Winner at 1000m. Dam of-

Lucky Feather(Darci Brahma). 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$91,970, ARC Barfoot & Thompson Twilight Cup, Schweppes H., 2d Waikato RC Placemakers Hamilton 2YO H., ARC BMW Salver, Equilume H., Waikato RC Hirepool Portables H., 3d Wellington Guineas,Gr.2, Levin RC Wellington S.,Gr.3, 4th ARC Avondale Guineas,Gr.2.

Awaawa - Happy Team (Mal.) (g. by Golan). Winner at 2 in Aust.

2nd dam

NIMUE, by Star Way. Top filly on The 1992-93 NZ 3YO Free H. 1993 Joint Wrightson Filly of the Year. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$245,825, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas,Gr.1, Levin RC Bayer Classic,Gr.1, ARC Ladies Mile,Gr.3, Masterton RC Lowland S.,Gr.3, BOP RC TaurangaClassic,L, 2d ARC Royal S.,Gr.3, 4th Whangarei RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' P.,L. Sister toSMILING LIKE,(MR) EUROSTAR,Usha, three-quarter-sister toGREENMAILER, Lady Genesis (dam ofKAPITAIN KASH,DANTE'S PARADISO), half-sistertoSIRSTACI,Equuleus,Her Royal Highness. Dam of 13 named foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

Niniane(Casual Lies). Winner at 2, Otago RC Dunedin City Ford Juvenile S., 2d CJC South Island 2YO S.,L, The Jogger Juvenile S. Producer.

Star of Kings. 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, ARC Gucci 3YO H., Staples Rodway H., APN Print H., 3d WRC Mettre en Jeu H., 4th ARC Champagne S.,L.

Arthur Pendragon. 3 wins from 2200m to 3000m, ARC Rotary Club of Auckland East H., MVRC Jayco Highweight H., 4th AJC Australia Day Cup,L.

His Legacy. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1350m, 1400m, QTC Hayai H.

Thorn Lake. 2 wins at 1000m, MRC ESP P.H., 3d MRC Waratah H.

Dainty. 2 wins at 1400m, Avondale JC Big Wheel Motor Co H. Dam of-

Sarge in Charge(Golan). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1050m, NZ$170,000, A$164,255, QTC Heineken 2YO H., BRC Sirromet Wines P., MRC Betfair H., 2d ARC Karaka Million,RL, BRC Mick Dittman P.

Ela Nimue. 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m. Dam of-

DEANE MARTIN(Keeper). 6 wins from 1600m to 2400m, NZ$135,050, A$89,300, ATC Colin Stephen H.,Gr.3, ARC Champion StakesPrelude,L, 3d ATC Kingston Town S.,Gr.3, 4th ARC Avondale GoldCup,Gr.2.

Pierian. Winner at 1400m. Dam of-

Pipi Beel(Savabeel). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m to 2015-16, Waikato RC Bell Neuhauser Matthews Optometrists H., Levin RC Colin Chrystall H., 2d Waikato RC Cal Isuzu S.,Gr.2, 3d Hawkes Bay Lowland S.,Gr.3.