Account of ESKER LODGE, Cambridge.



Foaled 14th November 2000

Grey C


F 596

Branded: nr sh; 4 over 0 off sh

Kilimanjaro* (GB)


Shirley Heights

Mill Reef

Never Bend




Top Ville

High Top






Arctic Tern

Sea Bird




Pronto II*

So Blessed




KILIMANJARO (GB) (Bay 1995-Stud 1999). Winner at 2, Sandown Vintage Inns 2YO S., 2d Royal Ascot King Edward VII S., Gr.2, Newmarket Fairway S., L, 4th Ascot Royal Lodge S., Gr.2. Half-brother to SW Darazari* (STC Ranvet S., Gr.1), SW Dariyoun, SW Dardjini and SP Rhagaas. Out of SW Darara (Longchamp Prix Vermeille, Gr.1), half-sister to SW Darshaan (French Derby, Gr.1, sire). His oldest progeny are now yearlings. 


1st dam

Khanate , by Khairpour*. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2200m, WRC Seaview Stables H., Waikato RC NZ Wines & Spirits Greys' S., Levin RC Bayer Classic Consolation, 2d Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3 , 3d WRC Fitzherbert H., Kelburn H., HBJC Angus Motor Inn Metric Mile. Half-sister to Superior Miss (dam of SECOND COMING ). This is her sixth foal. Her fifth foal is a 2YO. Her fourth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

Karouse (c. by Festal). 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, Whakatane RC Bay of Plenty RC S., 2d BOP RC Todd & Pollock Haulage H.


2nd dam

OLIGARCHY, by Pronto II*. Unraced. Half-sister to Sunbittern (dam of HIGH HAWK), Chanson (dam of APALON - TOWKAY (Mal.)). Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

Khanate (Khairpour*). 5 wins. See above.

(Our) Deimos. 4 wins from 1600m to 2100m, ARC Steinlager H., BOP RC Owens Road Transport H., ARC Frank Casey Formal Suit Hire H.

Oenology. 3 wins at 2000m, 2050m, Central Otago JC Bodkins H.

Superior Miss. Unraced. Dam of-

SECOND COMING (Oak Ridge*). 2000 Mercedes Champion NZ Stayer. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 3200m, NZ$264,000, A$1,131,170, AAMI Victoria Derby, Gr.1, Wellington Cup, Gr.1, VATC Naturalism S., L, 2d Auckland Cup, Gr.1, VRC Saab Quality H., Gr.2, 3d VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, Blamey S., Gr.2, MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2.


3rd dam

PANTOUFLE*, by Panaslipper. 3 wins at 11f, 1½m in GB. Half-sister to IRVINE , PLACE D'ETOILE. Dam of 10 named foals, 7 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Sunbittern. 3 wins at 2 in GB. Dam of-

HIGH HAWK (Shirley Heights). 6 wins from 1¼m to 15f, £102,700, Premio Roma, Gr.1, 2d Irish Oaks, Gr.1, Italian Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

IN THE WINGS (Sadler's Wells). Joint Head of The 1990 French 4YO+ Free H. 7 wins, Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1. Successful sire.

HUNTING HAWK (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 2000m, Longchamp Prix Greffulhe, Gr.2, 3d French Derby, Gr.1. Sire.

High Tern. 2 wins in GB. Dam of-

HIGH-RISE (High Estate). 5 wins from 1400m to 2400m, The Derby, Gr.1, 2d Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond S., Gr.1.

Seriema. Winner at 1m in GB. Dam of-

INFAMY (Shirley Heights). 7 wins, £411,070, Woodbine Rothmans International S., Gr.1, Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.2. Dam of-

INNUENDO (Caerleon). 7 wins from 1¼m to 1½m, to 2001, Gulfstream Orchid H., Gr.2, 2d Calder La Prevoyante S., Gr.2.