Account of ESKER LODGE, Cambridge.



Foaled 3rd September 2000

Brown C


F 600

Branded: nr sh; 16 over 0 off sh

Sandtrap* (USA)


Irish River


Never Bend

Irish Star


Timely Reserve


Northern Dancer

Lady Trespass

Inverness Drive



Take Your Partner






Imperial Seal*


Marie Kay



SANDTRAP (USA) (Bay 1993-Stud 1998). 6 wins-1 at 2, US$471,116, Hollywood Turf Express H., Gr.3, Santa Anita San Simeon H., Gr.3, Baldwin S., Gr.3, Churchill Downs Turf Sprint S., L, La Puente S., L, 2d Santa Anita Cardmania S., L. Out of SW Timely Reserve (Golden Gate Vallejo S., L). Closely related to SW Now Listen (Hollywood Triple Bend H., Gr.3) and SW Chick or Two. His oldest progeny are now 2YOs. 


1st dam

Mickelob, by Take Your Partner. Winner at 2, 2d ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, 4th Taranaki RC Lion Red 2YO Classic, Gr.2, Ford New Zealand Magic Millions Classic S. (R), L. Half-sister to TROUNCED. This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race.


2nd dam

MERYL, by Imperial Seal*. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 900m to 1600m, ARC Ardmore H., Rylock H., in track record time, Avondale JC Intermediate H., 2d Avondale JC Portage Improvers H., 3d ARC Full on Aces Juvenile S., Waikato RC Dinsdale Improvers H. Half-sister to Charles Heidsieck. Dam of 4 named foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

TROUNCED (Just a Dancer). 9 wins from 1350m to 2200m, NZ$285,125, State Insurance Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.1, CJC Air New Zealand Winter Cup, Gr.3, Cambridge Lodge Wanganui Cup, L, Ashburton RC Winter Cup Trial-twice, CJC Christchurch Casino H., Wanganui JC Chris Bishop Harcourts H., 2d Hawke's Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1, Wanganui Function Centre S., Gr.3, 4th Wanganui S., Gr.2.

Mickelob (Take Your Partner). Winner. See above.

Special Kay. Winner at 1200m.


3rd dam

MARIE KAY, by Sucaryl*. 5 wins from 1800m to 2200m, Northern Wairoa RC Northland Cup-twice, Taranaki RC Alston H., 2d WRC Champion H. Half-sister to HEIDSIECK . Dam of 12 named foals, 10 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Charles Heidsieck (Avaray*). 8 wins from 1400m to 2000m, BATC Strawberry Road H.-twice, Alcimedes H., STC Arncliffe S., 3d BATC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, 4th QTC Exhibition H., L.

Maries Boy. 4 wins-2 at 2-up to 1400m, ARC Regent of Auckland H., Easter Farewell H., QTC Car Owners Mutual H., 3d ARC Gold and Ivory H.

Motivation. 4 wins from 1800m to 2400m in NCal.

Sky Marvel. 2 wins at 1400m, 1700m in Aust.

Valerosa. Placed at 2. Dam of-

The Rahtwo Kid. 2 wins at 1600m, 2100m, 2d Waikato RC Dividends Sports Bar H., James & Annie Sarten Memorial H., Wrightson Bloodstock H.

No Compromise. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, 3d AJC Edgar Britt H.


4th dam

MARISE, by Blue Coral*. 4 wins-3 at 2-from 5f to 1m, WRC Strathmore S.H., Manawatu RC Nursery H., 4th Wellington S., L. Half-sister to RAIDAN, STANFORD HOPE. Dam of 5 foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

HEIDSIECK (Hermes*). 13 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 3200m, New Zealand Cup, Gr.1-twice, CJC Benson & Hedges Gold Cup, Gr.3-twice.