Account of KARAKA DOWNS, Karaka.



Foaled 23rd September 2003

Bay Filly


  G 184

Branded: KDnr sh; 21 over 3 off sh


Black Minnaloushe (USA)


Storm Cat

Storm Bird

Northern Dancer



Coral Dance

Green Dancer









Northern Dancer

Mrs McArdy

Tribal Chief

Waltzing Home

Dance in Time

Northern Dancer

Hometown Lady



BLACK MINNALOUSHE (USA) (Bay 1998-Stud in USA 2002, NZ 2002). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 1m, £385,200, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1, 3d Goodwood Champagne Lanson Sussex S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Nasr el Arab (Santa Anita Oak Tree Invitational H., Gr.1), SW Pennekamp (The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1) and SW Shaal. His oldest progeny are now yearlings. 


1st dam

JAZZMATAZZ, by Citidancer. 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, CJC Welcome S., L, Fulton Hogan 2YO H., Ashburton Licensing Trust H., 2d CJC Friday Flash H., 3d Manawatu RC Plaza Fashions H. This is her fourth foal. Her third foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race.


2nd dam

WALTZING HOME, by Dance in Time. Unraced. Sister to On Time Lady (dam of HOPE). Dam of 3 foals, 2 to race, inc:-

JAZZMATAZZ (Citidancer). 3 wins. See above.


3rd dam

HOMETOWN LADY, by Noholme. Unraced. Blood-sister to SHECKY GREENE. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

Tobin Town. 3 wins in USA. Sire.

Bandari. 2 wins in USA.

Hometown Casanova. Winner at 6f in USA.

Hometown Lassie. Winner at 2 in USA.

Hometown Lad. Winner at 6½f in USA.

On Time Lady. Unraced. Dam of-

HOPE (Dirty Shoes Hal). 2 wins in Mex, Las Americas Clasico Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez, L, 2d Las Americas Handicap Carlos Gomez, L, Handicap Dia del Charro, L, 3d Las Americas Clasico Jesus Urteaga, L.


4th dam

ENSIGN DAISY, by Model Cadet. 3 wins-1 at 2-in USA. Sister to Lester's Pride (dam of SHECKY GREENE, IVY HACKETT, PHIL FOSTER, Pat Henry, Totie Fields). Dam of 9 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Bulge Buyer. 2 wins in USA.

Modify. 2 wins in USA.


5th dam

MEADOW FLOWER, by Bull Lea. Winner in USA. Dam of 12 foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

Lester's Pride. 3 wins in USA. Dam of-

SHECKY GREENE (Noholme). 15 wins-4 at 2, US$317,654, Arlington-Washington Futurity, Gr.1. Successful sire.

PHIL FOSTER (Bolinas Boy). 20 wins-3 at 2, River Downs Juvenile S., L.

IVY HACKETT (Mr. Brick). 8 wins-5 at 2, Detroit Tomboy S., L, 2d Arlington Majorette S., Gr.3. Dam of-

ADLIBBER (Never Bend). 9 wins, US$279,192, Belmont Mount Vernon S., L, 3d Laurel Chrysanthemum H., Gr.3. Dam of ADIRA (Affirmed).