Gallant Defender

Account of WHITE ROBE LODGE, Mosgiel.



Foaled 29th October 2011

Bay Gelding


I 236

Branded: hrseshoenr sh; 30 over 1 off sh


Gallant Guru (AUS)



Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer


Top Ville

Proud Halo

Don't Say Halo







Personal Escort

Mr. Prospector

Raise a Native

Dance Number

Northern Dancer

Emerald Fire

Honor Grades


Gem Fire

Noble Bijou

1st dam

UPCLOSENPERSONAL, by Personal Escort. 4 wins from 1350m to 1600m, Otago RC Harley's Bar H., 3d Otago RC Sharp H., Fraser MacAndrew Ryan H. Half-sister to INFERNO, ORTEM FIRE, Ronnie. This is her first foal.

2nd dam

EMERALD FIRE, by Honor Grades. 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m, CJC Robbies Bar & Bistro H., Canterbury Draught H., 2d CJC Kennels H., Aries HD Perennial Ryegrass H. Dam of 8 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

INFERNO(Yamanin Vital). 10 wins from 1400m to 2200m, NZ$251,088, to 2012-13, CJC Canterbury Gold Cup, Gr.3-twice, 2d Otago RC White Robe Lodge H., Gr.3, 3d WRC Trentham S., Gr.3, Otago RC Dunedin Guineas, L, Matamata RC Stanley Group S., L, Hororata RC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L.

ORTEM FIRE(Gallant Guru). 3 wins from 1350m to 1600m, CJC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance S., L, 2d CJC Warstep S., L, Otago RC New Zealand Bloodstock Airfreight S., L, Southland Guineas, L.

Ronnie(Seasoned Star). 5 wins from 2000m to 2400m, NZ$8,500, A$105,100, WATC King Brian H., Caliway H., 2d WATC Tattersall's Cup, L, 3d WATC Mortgage Force H., Bunbury RC AHA Cup.

Megagem. 3 wins at 1200m, Otago RC Arthur Barnetts H., 2d CJC Al Jadeed at Berkley Stud H., Otago RC Gold Ridge Hotel H.

Zigalong. 2 wins at 1400m, 1800m, 3d QTC CE Environmental H. Dam of-

Cannyzing(Canny Lad). 2 wins at 2 in 2012-13, BRC Mount Franklin 2YO H., 3d BRC The Phoenix S., L.

3rd dam

Gem Fire, by Noble Bijou. 5 wins from 1600m to 2050m, 2d Otago Mannequin S., L, CJC Dave & Jan Kerr H. Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Dicktator. 6 wins from 2200m to 3000m, NZ$10,825, A$131,072, QTC CEB Barnes P., MVRC Spotlight H., QTC Annette R Cramp H.

Ardent Fire. 4 wins from 1600m to 2200m, 2d Otago RC New Zealand Bloodstock Airfreight H., Southland RC Carlton Bar & Restaurant H.

4th dam

FIREFLY, by Fraxinus. 9 wins from 1400m to 2400m, Otago RC Dunedin Gold Cup, Gr.3, South Canterbury RC Show Gate S., L, 2d CJC South Island 3YO Championship S., L, Gore RC Princess Mellay S., L, 3d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1. Half-sister to Must (dam of NEW WINE). Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Gem Fire(Noble Bijou). 5 wins. See above.

Clommel. 8 wins from 1200m to 2000m, CJC Law Courts Hotel H., New Zealand Cup Trial H., 4th Canterbury Gold Cup, Gr.3.