Account of VALACHI DOWNS, Matamata.



Foaled 9th September 2008

Chestnut Colt


C 84

Branded: cvonbarnr sh; 8 over 8 off sh


Volksraad (GB)


Green Desert


Northern Dancer

Foreign Courier

Sir Ivor

Celtic Assembly


Bold Ruler

Welsh Garden

Welsh Saint


La Madelina (USA)


Giant's Causeway

Storm Cat

Storm Bird

Mariah's Storm



Southern Halo




1st dam

LA MADELINA, by Giant's Causeway. Placed at 2 & 3, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Sauge Pourpree, Chantilly Prix des Dames, 3d Deauville Prix d'Oneix. Half-sister toGUERNIKA,GOLDEN LIFE,PUBLIC SPEAKER,Gericault. This is her first foal.

2nd dam

GOUACHE, by Southern Halo. 9 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Arg, Palermo G.P. Saturnino J. Unzue,Gr.1, G.P. Ciudad de Buenos Aires,Gr.1, Clasico Carlos Casares,Gr.2, San Isidro Clasico General Viamonte,Gr.3, Palermo Clasico General Alvear,Gr.3, Clasico General Francisco B Bosch,Gr.3-twice, Clasico General Arenales,Gr.3, 2d San Isidro G.P. Suipacha,Gr.1, Palermo G.P. Maipu,Gr.1, Clasico Venezuela,Gr.2, San Isidro Clasico Produccion Nacional,Gr.3, Palermo Clasico Republica de Panama,Gr.3. Sister toLA GALERIE,La Promenade, three-quarter-sister toDE TROY, half-sister toAPELES. Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

GUERNIKA(Luhuk). Champion Older Mare in 2001 in Argentina. 6 wins at 1600m, 2000m in Arg, San Isidro G.P. Mil Guineas,Gr.1, G.P. Estrellas Distaff,Gr.1, Palermo G.P. Polla de Potrancas,Gr.1, G.P. Palermo,Gr.1,Clasico Ines Victorica Roca,Gr.3, 2d San Isidro G.P. Enrique Acebal,Gr.1,G.P. Copa de Plata,Gr.1, 3d Palermo G.P. Seleccion,Gr.1. Producer.

PUBLIC SPEAKER(Distorted Humor). 7 wins from 1m to 8½f, US$231,348, to 2009, Arlington Sea O Erin H.,L, Hawthorne Robert F Carey Memorial H.,L, 3d Arlington Rossi Gold S.,L, 4th Keeneland Fayette S.,Gr.2.

GOLDEN LIFE(Coronado's Quest). 3 wins at 1600m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Isola Bella,L, 4th Longchamp Prix Casimir Delamarre,L.

Gericault(Luhuk). 4 wins to 1400m in Arg, Palermo Especial Mister Phone, 2d La Plata Clasico Hipodromo de La Plata,Gr.3, 3d Palermo G.P. Santiago Luro,Gr.1, 4th La Plata Clasico Agustin B. Gambier,Gr.3.

3rd dam

AQUARELLE, by Logical. 5 wins in Arg, San Isidro Clasico Omnium,L, 3d Palermo Clasico Canada,Gr.3. Sister toAlsacia, half-sister toAlaska. Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, all winners, inc:-

GOUACHE(Southern Halo). 9 wins. See above.

LA GALERIE(Southern Halo). Champion 2YO filly in 1999 in Argentina. 7 wins to 1300m, US$243,280 in U.S.A. and Arg, Palermo G.P. Saturnino J. Unzue,Gr.1, Clasico Carlos Casares,Gr.2. Producer.

APELES(Senor Pete). 4 wins at 1200m in Sth. Af. and Arg, Palermo G.P. Palermo,Gr.1, 3d Palermo G.P. de las Americas,Gr.1.

Art Deco. 3 wins in Arg. Dam of-

DE TROY(Southern Halo). 6 wins to 1300m in U.S.A. and Arg, San Isidro Clasico Manuel Anasagasti,L, 2d San Isidro G.P. Estrellas Junior Sprint,Gr.1, Palermo Clasico Guillermo Paats,Gr.3.