Willy Smith

Account of CURRAGHMORE STUD, Hamilton (As Agent).

(The property of P. J. B. & B. C. Smith)



Foaled 6th November 2001

Bay C


  I 697

Branded: nr sh; 48 over 1 off sh

SireGreen DesertDanzigNorthern Dancer
Volksraad* (GB) Foreign CourierSir Ivor
1988Celtic AssemblySecretariatBold Ruler
  Welsh GardenWelsh Saint
DamSound Reason*Bold ReasonHail to Reason
Sound Lear New TuneNew Providence
1989Anne LearRoi Lear*Reform
  Anne GableLe Filou*


VOLKSRAAD (GB) (Bay 1988-Stud 1993). 2 wins at 6f, 7f, 3d Newmarket Challenge S., Gr.2. Half-brother to SW Cherokee Rose. Champion NZ Sire, 2001-02. Sire of 271 rnrs, 175 wnrs, 20 SW, inc. Dantelah, Clifton King, Zola, One Under, Star Satire, Vinaka, Bahnhof Zoo, Karaka One, Maxamore, Thriller, Volkaire, Voltaire, Torlesse, Appeal Process, Blackrock College, Caribou, Queen of State, Palladio, Modena Bay, Leeu, etc. 


1st dam

SOUND LEAR, by Sound Reason*. 3 wins at 2000m, 2100m. This is her fourth foal. Her third foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race-

Soundasabeel (f. by Zabeel). Winner at 1600m in 2002-03.


2nd dam

ANNE LEAR, by Roi Lear*. 6 wins from 1400m to 2200m, Masterton RC AA Travel Wairarapa H. Half-sister to Fille d'Anne (dam of Charmante, Master Painter). Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Regalear. 2 wins at 1400m, 1650m, Otaki Maori RC His Royal Highness Improvers' H., 2d Levin RC Eckersley Autos H.

Ballina's Ace. 2 wins at 1600m, 2100m to 2001-02, 3d Avondale JC Dunstan Stayers' Championship Qualifer.

Zamalear. Unraced. Dam of-

Le Croupier. 5 wins from 1900m to 2500m, Manawatu RC Bluebirds Six Pack H., Taranaki RC Franklin Signs Welter H.


3rd dam

ANNE GABLE, by Le Filou*. 9 wins from 6f to 11f, WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, Manawatu Mile H., Levin Gold Cup, Wanganui JC HG Birch H., 2d ARC Christmas H., L. Half-sister to Fair Gold, Glamour Fair (dam of NORDIC STAR, FAIR WARNING). Dam of 2 foals, both winners-

Fille d'Anne. 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m. Dam of-

Charmante (Zamazaan*). 6 wins from 1600m to 2200m, Manawatu RC Ernest Adams H., 3d WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3-twice. Producer.

Master Painter (Vice Regal). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 850m to 2000m, ARC Gold and Ivory H., 2d Levin RC Ryder S., L.

Tres Charmante. Winner at 1600m. Dam of-

Prince Charming (Lord Ballina). 4 wins from 1600m to 3300m, A$77,955, VRC TROA H., 2d SAJC Rain Lover P., Gr.3.


4th dam

AVONLEA, by Golden Souvenir. Unraced. Half-sister to EQUAL TERMS, Outcome. Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

ANNE GABLE (Le Filou*). 9 wins. See above.

Glamour Fair. 3 wins from 1m to 10½f. Dam of-

NORDIC STAR (Copenhagen II*). 9 wins from 1400m to 1600m, ARC Easter H., Gr.1, 3d WRC George Adams (Tatt's) H., Gr.1.

Zamazaan Fair. 4 wins from 1300m to 2200m in NZ and Aust. Dam of-

Glamour Hawk. Raced once. Dam of-

GALAHAD (Hadaad*). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2100m to 2002-03, Feilding Gold Cup, L, 3d Hawkes Bay Guineas, Gr.3.