Thunder Down Under

Account of ESKER LODGE, Cambridge.



Foaled 15th November 2000

Chestnut C


F 599

Branded: nr sh; 17 over 0 off sh

Thunder Gulch* (USA)



Mr. Prospector

Raise a Native



Line of Thunder

Storm Bird

Northern Dancer

Shoot a Line

High Line




Stop the Music

Hail to Reason

Bon Fille

Ben Lomond





Able Seaman*


THUNDER GULCH (USA) (Bay 1992-Stud in USA 1996, Aust. 1996). Top of The 1995 International 3YO Classification (Intermediate). 9 wins-2 at 2, $US2,915,086, Kentucky Derby, Gr.1. Sire of SW Spain (Breeders' Cup Distaff S., Gr.1), Tempest Morn, Point Given, Tweedside, C'Est l' Amour, Mystic Lady, Clonmel, Thunder Queen, Balbina, Thunder Bertie, Vita, Anatomy, Class, Instinct, Miss Thunderstood, Mon Pote le Gitan, etc. 


1st dam

NORTHFORD, by Sackford*. Unraced. Half-sister to SOVEREIGN CHIEF, Eloquent Edition (dam of DANEY BOY, MAGIC OF SYDNEY), Wild Dancer (dam of STRAIGHT WILDER). This is her seventh foal. Her sixth foal is a 2YO. Dam of four foals to race, three winners, inc:-

Countback (f. by Geiger Counter*). 3 wins at 1100m, 1450m in 2000-01, SAJC The City Muster H., VRC Rainburst H., 2d VRC Gribbles Group H., SAJC Cadbury H., 3d SAJC Honda 3YO Fillies Classic, VRC Cap d'Antibes H., MVRC Village Blooms H., SAJC Contract Engineering H.

Assembly Line (g. by Made of Gold*). Winner at 1100m, SAJC Brampton Maiden H., 4th SAJC Morphettville P.H., L.

Plank (c. by Last Tycoon*). Winner at 1400m in 2001-02 in Aust.


2nd dam

SEMENOVA, by Stunning*. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1600m, Manawatu RC Santa Rosa S.H., WRC Kelburn H., 3d WRC Fitzherbert H. Half-sister to MISS EUNICE, Macintank, Double Rand (dam of TREASURY BOND). Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

SOVEREIGN CHIEF (Sovereign Edition*). 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2050m, A$153,220, QTC Brisbane H., L-twice, BATC Lord Mayor's Cup, L-twice, Qld Tatt's RC XXXX Mile H., L, 2d QTC Marlboro S.H., Gr.2, Tattslotto TM P.H. Final, L, 3d AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Grand Prix S., Gr.2, Metropolitan H., L. Sire.

Eloquent Edition (Sovereign Edition*). 3 wins up to 1400m, MVRC Sprite H., 2d MVRC Crown Lager S.H., L, VATC Jewel H., L. Dam of-

DANEY BOY (Danehill*). 4 wins-2 at 2-up to 1400m, A$178,150, WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.1, September Welter H., 2d WATC Strickland S., Gr.3, Challenge Quality S., L, 3d STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2.

MAGIC OF SYDNEY (Danehill*). 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 H., L, 2d STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, Pago Pago S., Gr.2, AJC Craven P, Gr.3, 4th STC Missile S, Gr.3.

No Imposition. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2400m, WATC Gold Patois H., Neptune H., Toyota Landcruiser H., 2d WATC Napier H.

Wild Dancer. Raced once. Dam of-

STRAIGHT WILDER (Straight Strike*). 3 wins-1 at 2-up to 1200m, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, 2d QTC New Farm Clinic H.


3rd dam

EUNOMY, by Able Seaman*. Unplaced. Half-sister to ROMANOS. Dam of 12 foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

MISS EUNICE (Chatsworth II*). 4 wins at 1m, WRC Hutt H., L, 2d WRC Thompson H., Gr.3, 3d WRC George Adams (Tatt's) H., Gr.1. Producer.