Mavis Davis

Account of SHELBY PARK, Cambridge.



Foaled 10th September 2001

Bay F


  H 274

Branded: nr sh; 20 over 1 off sh

SireChief's Crown*DanzigNorthern Dancer
Istidaad* (USA) Six CrownsSecretariat
1992Mazzei MoodRobertoHail to Reason
  Mystery MoodNight Invader
Glitter* (GB) Ship YardDoutelle
1983GildingKauai KingNative Dancer
  Guinea SparrowGrey Sovereign


ISTIDAAD (USA) (Bay 1992-Stud 2000). 6 wins from 1800m to 2500m, £74,155, A$1,594,410, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, Moonee Valley Gold Cup, Gr.2, VATC St George S., Gr.2-twice, 2d VRC Mackinnon S., Gr.1, AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, VATC Underwood S., Gr.1, Newmarket Princess of Wales's S., Gr.2, 3d STC Mercedes Classic, Gr.1, The St Leger, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Amwag. His oldest progeny are now yearlings. 


1st dam

GLITTER*, by Bustino. Placed at 1m, 3d Ascot Insulpak S. Half-sister to Harp Strings (dam of CAT ATTACK). This is her eighth foal. Dam of four foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Piccolo (f. by Great Charmer*). Winner at 2, WRC Ford Dealers Juvenile H., 3d CJC Ford Dealer Team Welcome S., L, The Loft Art Gallery H.

Psychedelic (f. by Gold Brose). Placed at 2 in 2002-03, 3d WRC Wellesley S., L.

Azzariah (c. by Blue Razor*). Winner at 2, Christchurch HC Haldon 2YO P.


2nd dam

GILDING, by Kauai King. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, Ascot One Thousand Guineas Trial S., Gr.3, 3d Ascot Argos Star Fillies Mile, Gr.3. Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Harp Strings. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f in GB. Dam of-

CAT ATTACK (Storm Cat). 3 wins-2 at 2, Monmouth Sorority S., Gr.3, 3d Monmouth Half Moon S., L. Producer.

Gentle Persuasion. Winner at 2, Newbury Kingsclere S., 4th Ascot Princess Margaret S., Gr.3, Newmarket Rockfel S., Gr.3. Dam of-

SHARP PROD (Sharpo). Champion 2YO in Germany in 1992. Champion Older Horse in Germany in 1994. 10 wins-5 at 2-up to 1400m, £232,506 in GB, Fr. and Ger, Baden-Baden Moet et Chandon Rennen, Gr.2, Hamburg Holsten Trophy, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Pin, L, Krefelder Sprint Cup, L, Bordeaux Criterium du Bequet, L, Evry Prix Contessina, L, Munich Grosser Sprint Preis, L, 2d Hoppegarten Grosser Preis von Berlin, Gr.3, Newbury Greenham S., Gr.3, 3d Newbury Mill Reef S., Gr.2. Sire.

Approval (Royal Applause). Winner at 2, 2d Ascot Pavilion S., L.

Prompting. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5f in GB and Swi. Dam of-

Sharp Domino (Sharpo). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, 266,800Dm. in Ger, 2d Baden-Baden Zukunfts Rennen, Gr.2.


3rd dam

GUINEA SPARROW, by Grey Sovereign. 4 wins-3 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Manchester Red Rose S., L, 2d Newmarket Cherry Hinton S., Gr.3, York Lowther S., Gr.3, Manchester Autumn Breeders S., L, 3d Royal Ascot Queen Mary S., Gr.2, Newbury Fred Darling S., Gr.3. Half-sister to AUDUBON, First For Your Thirst - Go Gaily (G.B.), Par Value, Lorrikeet (dam of TOWER WALK). Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

GILDING (Kauai King). 2 wins. See above.

Golden Ivy. Winner at 1m in GB. Grandam of HOLLY REGENT (Steady Growth) (Can-1), K.Z. BAY (Charlie Barley).