Account of LITTLE AVONDALE STUD, Masterton.
(The property of C. R. Grace)
Foaled 3rd October 2000
Branded: nr sh; 0 over 0 off sh
TALE OF THE CAT (USA) (Bay 1994-Stud in USA 1999, NZ 1999). 5 wins from 7f to 8Â½f, US$360,900, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.2, 2d Saratoga Whitney H., Gr.1, 3d Belmont Vosburgh S., Gr.1-twice. Half-brother to 2 SW inc. Minardi (Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1) and to the dam of SW Johannesburg (Breeders' Cup Juvenile S., Gr.1). Out of a sister to SW Preach, dam of SW Pulpit. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now yearlings.
PARADISO, by Straight Strike*. 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, WRC Old Bailey H., Marton JC Keith Taylor H., 2d ARC Answer Services H., 3d Wairarapa & Carterton RC Memphis Meltdown H., 4th Wairarapa RC Hutt Valley Cartage Breeders S., L. Half-sister to Hone. This is her first foal.
Amythest, by Amyntor*. 6 wins from 1400m to 2400m, Marton JC Jarden Corporation H., 2d Wellington H., L, 3d WRC Gloaming S.H., L. Half-sister to LIFE BEGINS, Edwina (dam of COACHWOOD). Dam of 6 named foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-
Hone (Grosvenor). 2 wins at 1400m, 2000m, Waikato RC Grayson Ottaway H., 2d ARC New Zealand Derby Trial S., L, More FM H.
Amarula. 3 wins from 1300m to 1600m to 2000-01, Hawke's Bay Tommo's at the Lodge H., 2d Manawatu RC Newstalk ZB H., Levin RC Central Pacific Finance H., 3d Otaki Maori RC Lion Brown H.
YOUNG IDA, by Oncidium*. Top filly on The 1971-72 3YO Free H. 13 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2400m, Great Northern Oaks, Gr.1, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.2, WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2-twice, Manawatu Challenge S., Gr.3, WRC Thompson H., L, Manawatu RC Century S., L, 2d Wellington Oaks, Gr.2, Wellington S., Gr.3, HBJC Ormond Memorial Gold Cup, Gr.3-twice, 3d VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, New Zealand Derby, Gr.2, WRC Harcourt S., Gr.3, Cuddle S.H., Gr.3. Half-sister to Young Margot (dam of JUST ANYTHING). Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-
LIFE BEGINS (Hermes*). 6 wins from 1400m to 2000m, BATC Bernborough H., L, QTC Windsor Welter H., 2d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Cup, Gr.3.
Amythest (Amyntor*). 6 wins. See above.
Edwina. Unplaced. Dam of-
COACHWOOD (Bakharoff*). 6 wins from 1600m to 2500m, A$331,315, VRC Crown Quality H., Gr.2, Murray Bridge Gold Cup, L, 2d WATC St Leger, L, 3d VRC Crown Quality H., Gr.2.
YOUNG MARGARET II*, by Gilles de Retz. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 7f in GB and NZ, Feilding JC Denbigh H. Dam of 7 foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-
YOUNG IDA (Oncidium*). 13 wins. See above.
Young Margot. 4 wins from 1400m to 2200m. Dam of-
JUST ANYTHING (Truly Vain). 13 wins from 1200m to 2150m, Oakbank RC Onkaparinga Cup, L, 3d WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1.