Half Volley



Foaled 3rd November 2006

Chestnut Colt


C 1

Branded: CRnr sh; 10 over 6 off sh

Account of HAUNUI FARM, Auckland.

(The property of Roberts Holdings Ltd.)


Volksraad (GB)




Northern Dancer

Foreign Courier

Sir Ivor

Celtic Assembly


Bold Ruler


Welsh Saint






Northern Dancer

Fire the Groom

Blushing Groom


Sir Tristram

Sir Ivor

Tiz Jean

Straight Strike

VOLKSRAAD (GB) (Bay 1988-Stud 1993). 2 wins, 3d Newmarket Challenge S., Gr.2. Champion NZ Sire 6 times. Sire of 613 rnrs, 410 wnrs, 44 SW, inc. Sir Slick (WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1), Willy Smith, Vinaka, Star Satire, One Under, Clifton King, Zola, Dantelah, Veloce Bella, (My) Tusker, Katana, Mistrale, Dezigna, Torlesse, Bahnhof Zoo, Karaka One, Maxamore, Clifton Prince, Eloa, Fiscal Madness, Just a Dream, Pride of the Class, etc.

1st dam

MILENA, by Stravinsky. Winner at 1200m, 3d ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H. Half-sister to KATANA. This is her first foal.

2nd dam

TRISTEAN, by Sir Tristram. Unraced. Half-sister to Vanderbilt (dam of SMITTEN KITTEN). Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

KATANA (Volksraad). Top filly on The 2002-03 NZ 2YO Free H. 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1300m in U.S.A. and NZ, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, Avondale JC New Zealand Bloodstock Juvenile S., 2d Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1.

In a Tiz. Placed at 2 in 2006-07 in Aust.

3rd dam

TIZ JEAN, by Straight Strike. Placed at 2, 3d ARC Waste Management Juvenile H., Matamata RC Chandon Stud Juvenile H. Half-sister to YIR TIZ (dam of MR TIZ). Dam of 6 named foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

Zubin. 3 wins from 1400m to 2800m, AJC Shifnal H.

Real Smytzer. Winner at 1200m, BTC Laurent Perrier Maiden P.

Vanderbilt. Unraced. Dam of-

SMITTEN KITTEN (Volksraad). 8 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$126,650, to 2006-07, Otago Breeders' S., L, Otago RC Windsor Park Stud Dunedin Classic, Ashburton Trust Cup, CJC New Zealand Bloodstock Air Freight S., L, Hororata RC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, 3d CJC Easter Cup, Gr.3, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, CJC Canterbury Belle S., L, Timaru S., L, Liquorland Gore Guineas, L.

Carnegie Belle. 3 wins to 1150m, AJC Nagpuni H., 2d AJC Sydney City Lexus H.

4th dam

DREAMY JEANNIE, by Gold Sovereign. Unraced. Half-sister to NATIVE DIVER. Dam of 9 named foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

YIR TIZ (Bismark II). 15 wins-11 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$57,485, A$116,800, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Eclipse S., Gr.2, Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3, Avondale JC Classic S., Gr.3, ARC Welcome S., L, CJC Welcome S., L, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., L, 2d QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.2, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, STC Missile S., Gr.3, 3d VATC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, STC Star Kingdom S., L. Dam of-

MR TIZ (Bletchingly). 17 wins from 1100m to 1600m, NZ$605,460, A$231,500, ARC Railway H., Gr.1-3 times, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1-twice, Waikato RC Lion Brown Sprint, Gr.1, Rotorua RC Lion Brown 1200 S., Gr.3, Hawke's Bay Guineas, L, 2d WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.2, 3d VRC Gadsden S., Gr.1, 4th STC George Ryder S., Gr.1-twice, Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.2.