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Account of KARAKA DOWNS, Karaka.



Foaled 6th October 2000

Brown C


                  G 187

Branded: nr sh; 8 over 0 off sh

SireSir Tristram*Sir IvorSir Gaylord
Grosvenor IsoltRound Table
1979My TriciaHermes*Aureole
  Gay PossLe Filou*
DamBakharoff*The MinstrelNorthern Dancer
Solveig's Song Qui RoyaltyNative Royalty


GROSVENOR (NZ) (Bay 1979-Stud 1983). 6 wins from 900m to 2500m, A$464,850, Victoria Derby, Gr.1. Brother to 3 SW. Sire of 745 rnrs, 527 wnrs, 50 SW, inc. Omnicorp, Look Who's Talking, Ebony Grosve, (Our) Westminster, Abstraction, (Our) Heavenly Body, Trappings, Domino, (My) Eagle Eye, Cross Swords, Richfield Lass - Richfield Lady (Aust.), Te Akau Nick, Alacrity, Captain Moonlight - Kailey Moonlight (Aust.), Emerald, etc. 


1st dam

SOLVEIG'S SONG, by Bakharoff*. Placed at 2. Half-sister to GREIG, LADY SOLVIL. This is her fifth foal. Dam of four foals to race, three winners-

Pulitzer (c. by Prized*). Third top colt on The 2001-02 NZ 2YO Free H. Winner at 2 in 2001-02, Avondale JC NZ Bloodstock Mercedes Super Bonus Juvenile S., 2d Taranaki RC Ford 2YO Classic, Gr.3, ARC Lindauer Guineas Trial, L, 3d ARC Ford Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Manawatu Sires Produce S., Gr.1.

Yorkminster (c. by Westminster). 5 wins-1 at 2-up to 1200m, CJC PGG Westenra H., 2d Ashburton RC Canterbury Hotel Methven Winter Cup Trial, CJC Fitzgerald Arms Tavern H., Caledonian Hotel H.

Oratorio (f. by Oregon*). Winner at 1200m, 2d ARC Sartori Wine H., Avondale JC Equinet International Juvenile.

Kinvara (c. by Kinjite). Placed up to 1600m to 2001-02.


2nd dam

SOLVEIG, by Imposing. 1985 Wrightson Filly of the Year. 14 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2400m, NZ$414,350, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, WRC DB 1600 S., Gr.1, Avondale Cup, Gr.1, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Great Britain-New Zealand S., Gr.2, 2d ARC Air New Zealand S., Gr.1, Television New Zealand S., Gr.2, Ladies Mile, Gr.3, 3d Waikato RC Lion Brown Sprint, Gr.1 . Half-sister to SOLTANTO , QUIBBLE (dam of CROSSSWORDS), REASONING , Solstice . Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

GREIG (Grosvenor). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 850m to 1600m, NZ$38,200, A$146,950, AJC Stan Fox S., Gr.3, 4th ARC Bluebird Foods Trophy H., Gr.2, VATC Norman Robinson S.H., L. Sire.

LADY SOLVIL (Grosvenor). 4 wins from 1600m to 2200m, A$86,140, QTC Metropolitan H., L, 2d SAJC Veuve Clicquot S., L.


3rd dam

SOLILOQUY , by Sobig. 13 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Waikato RC Lion Brown Sprint, Gr.1, Avondale JC Nivea S., Gr.3, Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, 2d ARC Railway H., Gr.1, CJC Stewards' H., Gr.3. Half-sister to KUBLAKHAN , COUNT AJAX . Dam of 12 named foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

SOLTANTO (Tights*). 7 wins from 1300m to 2200m, NZ$97,640, ARC Clifford P., Gr.2, 2d Great Northern Champion S., Gr.1, ARC Royal S., Gr.3.

QUIBBLE (Ruling*). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, WRC North Island Challenge S., L, ARC Vancouver H. Dam of-

CROSS SWORDS (Grosvenor). 10 wins from 1100m to 3200m, A$909,506, AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, 2d Moonee Valley Cup, Gr.2.

REASONING (Grosvenor). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, A$89,510, AJC Services' Memorial Cup, L, 3d QTC Channel 9 S.H., Gr.1.