Fine Choice

Account of BERKLEY STUD, Christchurch.



Foaled 17th October 2012

Brown Colt


J 265

Branded: crownbnr sh; 18 over 2 off sh


Coats Choice (AUS)


Redoute's Choice



Shantha's Choice

Canny Lad



Kris S




She's Refined


Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way


Last Tycoon

Try My Best


Young Generation

1st dam

SHE'S REFINED, by Encosta de Lago. Raced twice. This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Her first foal is an unraced 3YO.

2nd dam

MATTIOCCO, by Last Tycoon. Winner at 8½f in Ireland. Half-sister toMATIYA(dam ofNAKHEEL),CARAMBOLA,Handel,Toreador. Dam of 10 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Manchega. Winner at 1200m, SAJC Pepsi Twist P., 3d SAJC KPMG Business Advisory H.

Daiwa Aussie. 2 wins at 1400m, 2000m, 2d Nakayama Kanozan Tokubetsu, Niigata Yahiko Tokubetsu, Tokyo Inamuragasaki Tokubetsu.

Weedreamed. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2012-13, 2d BRC Sky Racing H., 3d BRC Ascend Sales H.

Midnight Choir. Unraced. Dam of-

Il Cardinale. 8 wins from 1200m to 1800m, A$141,225, to 2012-13, BRC Mullins Lawyers P., Bakerbooth Plumbing H., Brc.com.au H.

3rd dam

PURCHASEPAPERCHASE, by Young Generation. 3 wins at 1m, Sandown Atalanta S.,L, 2d Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary,Gr.1, 4th Newmarket Child S.,Gr.3. Dam of 10 named foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

MATIYA(Alzao). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £185,000, Irish One Thousand Guineas,Gr.1, Newmarket Widow Fillies S., 2d The One Thousand Guineas,Gr.1, 3d Ascot Fillies Mile,Gr.1, Chantilly Prix de Diane,Gr.1. Dam of-

NAKHEEL(Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 2, Pontefract Silver Tankard,L. Sire.

Rababah. Unraced. Dam of-

AFRICAN SKIES(Johannesburg). Winner at 2, Ascot Princess Margaret S.,Gr.3, 4th Royal Ascot Albany S.,Gr.3.

CARAMBOLA(Danehill). 2 wins at 1m, Leopardstown One Thousand Guineas Trial,L, 2d Curragh Matron S.,Gr.3. Dam of-

Lady Stardust(Spinning World). 2 wins at 7f, 1m, Newmarket Force Group Working for Racing Welfare H., 3d Ascot Valiant S.,L.

Toreador(Danehill). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, £18,976, R482,863, 2d Clairwood Gold Challenge,Gr.1, Newmarket TC Sentinel Sprint H.,Gr.2, Turffontein Hawaii S.,Gr.2, 3d Kenilworth Queen's P.,Gr.1, Greyville Drill Hall S.,Gr.2, Turffontein Hawaii S.,Gr.2, York Acomb S.,L. Sire.

Handel(Sadler's Wells). Winner at 1½m, Leopardstown Carrickmines S., 2d Curragh Gallinule S.,Gr.3, Leopardstown Challenge S.,L.

Never Explain. Winner at 1¼m in GB. Grandam of-

RADA ANGEL(Le Vie Dei Colori). 4 wins from 1600m to 2400m, €87,250, Deauville Prix Petite Etoile,L, 2d Deauville Prix Miss Satamixa,L.

Purple Spirit. Placed at 3, 2d Leopardstown Ravens Rock H. Dam of-

Star Ruby(Rock of Gibraltar). Winner at 1¼m, 2d York Musidora S.,Gr.3.