Account of WESTBURY STUD, Karaka (As Agent).



Foaled 28th October 2010

Bay Colt


C 56

Branded: gonhnr sh; 175 over 0 off sh


Oratorio (IRE)




Northern Dancer


His Majesty


Vaguely Noble





Best French (AUS)


Air de France

Seattle Slew

Bold Reasoning

Allez France

Sea Bird

Best of Babylon

Best Western


Back to Babylon

King of Babylon

1st dam

BEST FRENCH, by Air de France. 4 wins at 1250m, 1400m, A$133,340, GCTC Silk Stocking H., L, AJC Smith & Nephew Reflection P., STC Construction Marketing Services H., 2d AJC Indian Summer H., STC West Harbour RU Football Club H., 3d STC Stephenson's Food Services H. Half-sister to BEST NORTHERN. This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Her first foal is an unraced 3YO.

2nd dam

BEST OF BABYLON, by Best Western. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

BEST FRENCH(Air de France). 4 wins. See above.

BEST NORTHERN(Distinctly North). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$108,250, QTC JF Meynink S., L, Quizas 2YO H., Tokyo H., 2d STC Rotary & The Community H., 3d BTC Golden S., L

Grand Success. 6 wins from 1350m to 1600m, A$131,820, AJC Cammeray H., 2d AJC Lawton Thoroughbred Racing H., STC Powerware H.

Mylitta. 2 wins at 1200m, 1250m, STC Hyland Race Colours H.

Broadway Queen. 2 wins at 1400m, 1800m, 2d AJC Carramar H.

3rd dam

BACK TO BABYLON, by King of Babylon. Winner at 1200m, 4th AJC Widden S., L. Dam of 12 foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

Northcliffe. 7 wins to 1350m, BATC Robina Progressive H., Beaudesert Polocross Improvers' H., QTC Brisbane Underground Improvers' H.

It's Classified - Majestic Warrior (H.K.). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m in Aust. and HK, RHKJC Repulse Bay H., Wongneichung H., Lau Fau Shan H.

BabylonGypsy - Xiao Qiao (Mal.). 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m in Aust. and Mal, Singapore TC Class 3 H.

4th dam

BACK SEAT, by Le Cordonnier. Winner at 2, 3d STC Sans Souci H. Dam of 7 foals, 2 to race, both winners, inc:-

Lord Boot. 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1000m in Aust. Sire.

5th dam

Embracing, by Chris. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, City Tatt's RC George Negus S., 2d STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, 3d AJC Gimcrack S., Gr.3, Novice H. Dam of 13 named foals, 10 to race, all winners, inc:-

Love Tale. 4 wins to 1550m, STC Belfied H., AJC Paddock H. Dam of-

MoonRiver(Royal Yacht). 4 wins to 1400m, WATC Dueler H., Emu Export Graduation S., 3d WATC Belmont Guineas, Gr.3. Dam of-

NATASHA(Old Spice). 3 wins at 2200m, 2400m, A$449,615, WATC Australian Derby, Gr.1, Western Australian Oaks, Gr.1.