Heavenly Bliss

Account of WAIKATO STUD, Matamata.



Foaled 8th November 2000

Bay C


K 401

Branded: nr sh; 102 over 0 off sh

Groom Dancer* (USA)


Blushing Groom

Red God


Runaway Bride

Wild Risk



Northern Dancer

Lady Berry

Violon d'Ingres

Rubyfoo* (USA)



Northern Dancer


Shake a Leg

Raise a Native

Moonbeam McQueen*


Mr. Prospector

Seek a Rainbow



GROOM DANCER (USA) (Bay 1984-Stud in Fr. 1988, NZ 1998). 8 wins-3 at 2, Longchamp Prix Lupin, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Slew the Slewor. Sire of SW Le Balafre, Sacristain - Deauville (H.K.), Lord of Men, Pursuit of Love, Dancienne, Fat Choy Together, Little Audrey, Another Dancer, Kabool, Lovers Knot, Twist and Turn, Astair, Coco Passion, Thrilling Day, Air Zion, Saintry, Thomasy, Marrast, etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now 2YOs. 


1st dam

RUBYFOO*, by Danzatore*. 4 wins-1 at 2-in USA. Half-sister to JOHNNY STECCHINO. This is her sixth foal. Her fifth foal is a 2YO. Her fourth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of two foals to race-

Refute (g. by Tsunami Slew). Winner at 8¼f in USA.

Our Blitz (c. by Salt Lake). Placed up to 1400m to 2001-02 in Aust.


2nd dam

Moonbeam McQueen*, by Miswaki. 5 wins, 2d Canterbury Eden Prairie H., L, Mighty Miss H., L. Half-sister to FORGET THE SHOWERS, Bold and Stormy, King Alobar, Letter of Thought, Becauseofrainbows (dam of GENERAIN). Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

JOHNNY STECCHINO (Secreto). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1500m to 2000m, Milan Premio Emanuele Filiberto, Gr.3, Premio Merano, L, Turin Premio Avvocato Amedeo Peyron, L.

Moon Child. 4 wins, 4th Laurel Landaura S., L.

Moonlit Moment. 3 wins at 6½f, 7f in 2001 in USA.


3rd dam

SEEK A RAINBOW, by Bolero. Unplaced. Half-sister to Royalene (dam of Alehouse), Joyful Pleasure (dam of Kokomo Breeze), Rishi Tou (dam of Emerald Rishi), Granfunk (dam of Lorine, Sea Level). Dam of 14 foals, 12 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

FORGET THE SHOWERS (Lt Stevens). 11 wins, Turf Paradise H., L, Pomona CB Afflerbaugh Memorial H., L, Stockton Sweepida H., L.

Bold and Stormy (Bold and Brave). 22 wins, 3d Aqueduct Gravesend H., L.

Letter of Thought (Marshua's Dancer). 3 wins, 3d Northlands Valleyview H., L. Producer.

Moonbeam McQueen* (Miswaki). 5 wins. See above.

King Alobar (Stalwart). 4 wins-2 at 2, 2d Hollywood Hoist the Flag S., Gr.3.

Becauseofrainbows. 2 wins-1 at 2-in USA. Dam of-

GENERAIN (General Holme). 21 wins-1 at 2, US$202,179, Thistledown Shaker Heights H., L, 3d Thistledown Cleveland Gold Cup H., L.


4th dam

SPUR UMBER, by Bimelech. Unraced. Half-sister to Lost Battle (dam of Ride Off). Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Granfunk. Unraced. Dam of-

Lorine (Raise a Cup*). 9 wins-1 at 2, 3d Fairmount Matchmaker H., L. Dam of-

ALBRANNON (Alydeed). 11 wins Woodbine Woodstock S., Can-3.

LORIE DARLIN (West by West). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 8½f to 2000, Aqueduct Ruthless S., L, 4th Monmouth Oaks, Gr.2.