Account of ESKER LODGE, Cambridge.



Foaled 6th September 2001

Chestnut Gelding


             C 34

Branded: nr sh; 1 over 1 off sh

SireCadeaux GenereuxYoung GenerationBalidar
Bijou d'Inde* (GB) Smarten UpSharpen Up
1993PushkarNorthfieldsNorthern Dancer
DamBakharoff*The MinstrelNorthern Dancer
Peppers Qui RoyaltyNative Royalty
1990Million Joy'sBlue Vermillion*Luthier
  Grey JanGrey William*


BIJOU D'INDE (GB) (Chestnut 1993-Stud in GB 1998, NZ 1999). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £281,953, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Hebridean. Sire of SP Anna Conda and of Compton Emperor, Farouche, Sparkling Jewel, Coolbythepool, Jewel of India, My Bijou, Serin Su, Stagecoach Ruby, Beamish Prince, Can't Buy Me Love, Galaxy Jewel, Gaylord's Girl, etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now 3YOs. 


1st dam

PEPPERS, by Bakharoff*. 8 wins from 1400m to 2200m, Timaru RC Terminus Hotel H., ARC Bluebird Foods Championship Qualifier H., Avondale JC Placemakers Cook Street H., Waikato RC Calder & Lawson H., Otago RC Thoroughbred Breeders Dunedin Cup Trial, Waikato HC Kennels H., 2d Avondale JC Regal Chief H., Greymouth Cup, Timaru RC Aorangi Customs Services Cup, 3d CJC Show Gate Mid Winter Christmas H., ARC Dunstan H., Pyne Gould Guinness Kurow Cup, Counties RC Windsor Park H. This is her second foal. Her first foal is an unraced 3YO.


2nd dam

MILLION JOY'S, by Blue Vermillion*. 8 wins from 1200m to 2400m, Otago RC Dunedin Gold Cup, Gr.3, Wyndham Cup, 2d Otago RC White Robe Lodge H., Gr.3. Dam of 2 named foals, both winners-

Sharp Shooter. 2 wins at 1050m, 1200m in Mac.


3rd dam

GREY JAN, by Grey William*. Unplaced. Half-sister to KENNY DAY, Hagen's Joy. Dam of 3 named foals, 2 to race, both winners, inc:-

MILLION JOY'S (Blue Vermillion*). 8 wins. See above.

Just Mickey. Winner at 2000m.


4th dam

JAN'S JOY, by Rejoicing II*. Winner at 7f. Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

KENNY DAY (Golden Plume*). Winner at 2, Oamaru JC South Island Futurity S., L.

Hagen's Joy (Copenhagen II*). 6 wins-2 at 2-up to 1200m, CJC Middle Park P.H., 2d DJC Champagne S., L, 3d CJC Champagne S., L.

Jan's Pride. 6 wins-1 at 2-up to 1400m. Dam of-

(Our) Beau's Pride. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, Avondale JC Masthead H., BOP RC Mann Printing H. Sire.


5th dam

AUF WIEDERSEHEN, by Gold Nib*. 2 wins at 6f. Half-sister to BEAUPARTIR, LAMBOURN , GULF STREAM . Dam of 5 foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Valediction. Unplaced. Dam of-

Statevale. Unraced. Dam of-

Montana Pearl. Winner at 6¾f. Dam of-

Renasans. Unraced. Dam of-

VAL DE GRACE (Centaine). 7 wins-1 at 2-up to 1400m, NZ$24,350, A$80,470, VATC Fashion S., L, MVRC Guerlain H., ARC Tokyo Juvenile H., VATC Hyderabad Race Club S.