Grand Asahi



Foaled 12th August 2006

Chestnut Colt


C 10

Branded: HFCONJnr sh; 40 over 6 off sh

Account of HAUNUI FARM, Auckland.


Van Nistelrooy (USA)


Storm Cat

Storm Bird

Northern Dancer





Hail to Reason

Cold Reply

Northern Dancer


Shades of Silk (AUS)


Thunder Gulch


Mr. Prospector

Line of Thunder

Storm Bird




Katie Louise

Taj Rossi

VAN NISTELROOY (USA) (Chestnut 2000-Stud in NZ 2003, USA 2004). 3 wins at 2, Curragh Futurity S., Gr.2. Sire of 40 wnrs, inc. SW Set Play (Del Mar Debutante S., Gr.1), Strike the Deal, Elusive Lady, Raymi Coya, Maileys Cat, Onceuponatime, Vandalo, SP Sammy Van Ammy, Boundless, Pit Lane, Vanny Fair and of Pretty Audrey, Facundo, Zajesal, Cosmo Kilauea, Alana Zoey, Buena Esperanza, Doc's Delight, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.

1st dam

SHADES OF SILK, by Thunder Gulch. Raced twice. Half-sister to THE MAN. This is her second foal. Her first foal is a 2YO.

2nd dam

LYCRA, by Tights. Head of The 1989-90 NZ 2YO Free H. 5 wins-4 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$275,040, A$101,750, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, 2d QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3, 3d VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 4th Victoria Derby, Gr.1, Marton JC Metric Mile, Gr.3. Half-sister to Private Collection (dam of (JUST) PRECOCITY). Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

THE MAN (Dehere). 9 wins from 1100m to 1800m, A$312,895, AJC Craven P., Gr.3, STC Bulldogs Home Loans H., Eaglehawk by Wolf Blass H., Fairmont Homes (NSW) H., 2d STC For Our Locals H., Dooleys H., 3d NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, ACT RC Canberra Cup, L.

Gianni. 2 wins at 1400m, 3d SAJC Better Loosen Up H.

Oberoi. Winner at 1600m in 2006-07 in Aust.

Lycme. Winner at 1700m in 2006-07 in Aust.

3rd dam

KATIE LOUISE, by Taj Rossi. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 2400m, Geelong RC Oaks Trial S., L. Dam of 10 foals, 5 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

LYCRA (Tights). 5 wins. See above.

Private Collection. Unraced. Dam of-

(JUST) PRECOCITY (Vice Regal). Winner at 2, Avondale JC Classic S., L, 2d Waikato RC Spencer Helicopters H. Dam of-

Lithe. 3 wins from 1400m to 2200m, 2d AJC Financial Review H., QTC Count Henri H., 3d AJC Cracker Barrel H., QTC Legal Tender H.

Bonython. 6 wins from 1400m to 3000m to 2006-07, MRC Prince Courtauld H., Sir Blink H., 3d VRC Konica Minolta H., MRC Trump H., Lonsdale H.

Power Lines. 2 wins at 1000m to 2007-08 in Aust.

Bonica. Unraced. Dam of-

Admiral Robinson. 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m, AJC Intellicon 2YO H., Maroubra 2YO H., 2d Ipswich TC McDonald's Provincial Cup.

Catwalk Spirit. Unraced. Dam of-

Spirit of the Cat. 4 wins from 1600m to 1800m in 2006-07 in Aust.

4th dam

REPEL, by Latin Lover. Winner at 2, VATC Turf Club H. Half-sister to Kindly (dam of PERSIAN TUNE). Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, all winners, inc:-

KATIE LOUISE (Taj Rossi). 2 wins. See above.

Melcaro. 2 wins at 1350m, 1850m, 2d SAJC Graduation S., 3d SAJC Approved H., 4th SAJC Port Adelaide Guineas, Gr.3.