Kiko's Return

Account of JAVA LODGE, Matamata.



Foaled 26th November 2003

Bay Gelding


  D 114

Branded: GFCONJnr sh; 72 over 3 off sh


Minardi (USA)




Northern Dancer




Mr. Prospector

Raise a Native


Honest Pleasure


Joe's Girl




Sword Dancer

Charming Alibi

Honeys Alibi

Double Leigh

Double Nearco

Northern Dancer




MINARDI (USA) (Bay 1998-Stud in USA 2002, NZ 2002). Head of The 2000 European 2YO Classification. 2 wins at 2, £225,660, Leopardstown Phoenix S., Gr.1, Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1, 3d Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Tale of the Cat (Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.2, sire) and to the dam of SW Johannesburg. Sire of Porters, Suetowa, Arkis, Cedar Fever, Glenda Jane, etc. His oldest progeny are now 2YOs. 


1st dam

JOE'S GIRL, by Amalgam. Unraced. Half-sister to LEIGH FILOU. This is her ninth foal. Her eighth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of four foals to race, three winners, inc:-

RIJEKA (f. by Sound Reason). 7 wins from 1600m to 2400m, NZ$172,975, Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2, ARC Deutz Marlborough Cuvee S., Gr.3, Hawke's Bay Sideline Bar H., Avondale JC Green & McCahill H., Waikato RC Logan Thoroughbred Insurance H., 2d Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2, Matamata Cup, L, Matamata RC Waikato Stud S.H., 3d ARC Lion Red S., Gr.1, Deutz Marlborough Cuvee S., Gr.3.

Southern Man (g. by Personal Escort). 2 wins at 1400m, 2200m in 2004-05.

Joe Leigh (f. by Personal Escort). Winner at 1600m.


2nd dam

Double Leigh, by Double Nearco. 2 wins at 1600m, 2d CJC South Island 3YO Championship S., L, North Canterbury RC Inglewood S., L. Sister to LUCK'S A LOTTERY. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

LEIGH FILOU (Sky Filou). 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m, ARC Soliloquy S., L, 3d ARC Royal S., Gr.3, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3.


3rd dam

Leyleigh, by Mellay. 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, Kurow Cup, Southland RC Murihiku H., 2d Southland Guineas, L. Half-sister to Kathleigh (dam of BLACK WILLOW, ROCKY LEIGH), Russlyn (dam of MY LISA LEIGH). Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

LUCK'S A LOTTERY (Double Nearco). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, A$187,540, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Welter H., Hoxton Park H., 2d STC Peter Pan S., Gr.2, 3d STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1, Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, Gosford Guineas, L.

Double Leigh (Double Nearco). 2 wins. See above.


4th dam

RUSSLEIGH, by Dogger Bank. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1¼m, Ashburton CRC John Grigg S., L, 2d Dunedin Guineas, L. Sister to LORD BARTON, half-sister to ROYAL LEIGH, Leigh Barton, Lorna Leigh (dam of BEV LEIGH). Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

Leyleigh (Mellay). 7 wins. See above.

Kathleigh. 2 wins at 5f, 6f, Southland RC Makarewa H. Dam of-

BLACK WILLOW (Sobig). Top filly on The 1973-74 NZ 2YO Free H. 6 wins-4 at 2-to 1600m, Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Dam of-

ENGLISH CHARM (Noble Bijou). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, VATC Fashion S., L, 2d VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3.