Syd's Gem

Account of GRANDE VUE LODGE, Matamata.

(The property of B. McCashin)



Foaled 19th September 2000

Bay C


D 147

Branded: nr sh; 27 over 0 off sh

Magic of Sydney (AUS)




Northern Dancer


His Majesty

Eloquent Edition

Sovereign Edition*

Sovereign Path



Iced Gem


One Pound Sterling*

Sovereign Path

Grey Sovereign

Doris White

Black Beard




Dainty Rose



MAGIC OF SYDNEY (AUS) (Bay 1993-Stud 1998). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, A$468,675, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, STC Gloaming S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty Quality H., L, AJC Liverpool Festival 2YO H., 2d STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, Pago Pago S., Gr.2, AJC Craven P., Gr.3. Brother to SW Daney Boy (WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.1). Sire of the placegetter Magic of Pearl. His oldest progeny are now 2YOs. 


1st dam

ICED GEM, by One Pound Sterling*. 8 wins up to 1550m, NZ$81,510, A$2,000, Rotorua RC Trust Bank S., L, Hawke's Bay Thomson's Suits H., ARC Sun Alliance Insurance H., 2d Trust Bank Bay of Plenty Classic S., L, Rotorua RC Sheraton NZ S., L, Matamata RC Bluebirds the Word H., 3d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S.H., Gr.2, Whakatane RC Craig & Co H., 4th Waikato RC Kiwi International Airlines S., Gr.3, Rotorua RC Lion Brown P., Gr.3, Levin S.H., L. This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Her first foal is an unraced 3YO.


2nd dam

ICED, by Icelandic*. Raced twice. Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

ICED GEM (One Pound Sterling*). 8 wins. See above.

Force Twelve. 5 wins from 1200m to 2200m, Avondale JC Vegie World Graduation H., South Auckland Racing Club H., Waikato RC Supporters H., 4th ARC Whitbread Round the World S., Gr.3.

Winged Victory. Winner at 1600m in 2000-01, 2d Avondale JC Dunstan Stayers' Championship Qualifer.


3rd dam

DAINTY ROSE, by Roselander. Unraced. Sister to Letraset (dam of PIEMELON BAY), half-sister to DIPNOI. Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Colossi - Battle of Shiloh (Mal.). 7 wins up to 1250m in Aust. and Mal. Class 1 winner in Malaysia.


4th dam

DAINTY FOX, by Brer Fox. Winner at 7¼f. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

DIPNOI (Boissel*). 8 wins from 6f to 10¾f, ARC WS Spence H., L, 3d Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, Wellington Guineas, Gr.2.

Letraset. 4 wins from 1m to 10¼f, 3d STC Croydon Novice H. Dam of-

PIEMELON BAY (Mexicano II*). 10 wins from 1200m to 1600m, STC Queen of the Turf S., L, AJC Finley H. Producer.

Tryphena. Unraced. Dam of-

(MY) BLUE KINGDOM (Star Shower). 10 wins up to 1650m, NZ$17,880, A$127,320, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile H., L. Sire.

Myriad. Unraced. Dam of COUNT THE CASH (Protos*).

Papamoa. Unraced. Dam of-

LUISANT BIJOU (Noble Bijou*). 11 wins from 1200m to 2050m, A$142,625, VATC Eclipse S.H., L, 2d VATC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.2.