By Design

Account of THE OAKS STUD, Cambridge.



Foaled 6th August 2013

Bay Colt


A 12

Branded: acornnr sh; 2 over 3 off sh


Roc de Cambes


Red Ransom


Hail to Reason



Fairy Lights

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Gay Fantastic





Bachelor Duke


Mr. Prospector


Seattle Slew



Sir Tristram

Counter Action

Geiger Counter

1st dam

DEGREE, by Bachelor Duke. Unraced. Sister toSingle Act. This is her first foal.

2nd dam

CONSUMER, by Zabeel. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

Single Act(Bachelor Duke). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d ARC Karaka Mile,RL, Singapore TC Kranji C S., Tabcorp Holdings Trophy, 3d ARC Lindsay Mile, Singapore TC Progressive H.

Surge. Winner at 1400m, 3d Marton JC Nufarm H.

Adepto. 2 wins at 1200m in 2013-14.

3rd dam

COUNTER ACTION, by Geiger Counter. Placed at 3, 3d AJC Eschol Park H. Half-sister toDANEY BOY,MAGIC OF SYDNEY. Dam of 6 named foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

Magic of Melbourne. 3 wins to 1200m, A$78,745, MVRC Essendon Mazda H., 3d MRC Luxury Preferred H., LU Simon Builders P.

Storm Action. 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, 2d VRC Sportscast H., 3d VRC At Bendigo H., MRC Stan Shannon H., MVRC No Fuss Events H., Seymour RC Chatswood Stud H.

Strong Tempo. 6 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust.

4th dam

Eloquent Edition, by Sovereign Edition. 3 wins to 1400m, MVRC Noritake Bone China H., Sprite H., 2d MVRC Crown Lager S.,L, VATC Jewel H.,L, Katandra H. Sister toSOVEREIGN CHIEF, three-quarter-sister to Double Rand (dam ofTREASURY BOND), half-sister to Wild Dancer (dam ofSTRAIGHT WILDER). Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

MAGIC OF SYDNEY(Danehill). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, A$468,675, AJC Spring Champion S.,Gr.1, STC Gloaming S.,Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H.,L, AJC De Bortoli Wines H., 2d STC Todman Slipper Trial S.,Gr.2, Pago Pago S.,Gr.2, AJC Craven P.,Gr.3, 3d STC EJ Thorn H., 4th STC Missile S.,Gr.3. Sire.

DANEY BOY(Danehill). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$178,150, WATC Karrakatta P.,Gr.1, September Welter H., RA Rigg Quality H., Cygnet 2YO H., 2d WATC Strickland S.,Gr.3, Challenge S.,L, 3d STC Pago Pago S.,Gr.2.

5th dam

SEMENOVA, by Stunning. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1600m, WRC Kelburn H. Half-sister toMISS EUNICE,Macintank, Double Rand (dam ofTREASURY BOND). Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

SOVEREIGN CHIEF(Sovereign Edition). 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2050m, BATC Lord Mayor's Cup,L-twice, 3d AJC Doncaster H.,Gr.1.