Road to Redemption

Account of BERKLEY STUD, Christchurch.



Foaled 14th October 2012

Brown Colt


J 266

Branded: wl2nr sh; 47 over 2 off sh


Road to Rock (AUS)


Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way




Miss Silca Key

Welsh Saint


Sonia Blade




Hail to Reason

Three Troikas


Charlotte Sound

Sound Reason

Bold Reason


Showoff II

1st dam

Sonia Blade, by Oregon. 4 wins from 1300m to 1600m, Hawke's Bay Let's Go to Turk's Bar H., WRC NZTBA Training Scholarship H., Hawke's Bay LindauerH., 2d Taranaki RC Country Cup Heat, 3d WRC Cuddle S.H.,Gr.3, Woodville-Pahiatua Cup, Hawke's Bay Volksraad H. This is her fifth foal. Herfourth foal is a 2YO. Her third foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of one foal to race-

Croesus (g. by Towkay). Winner at 2, HKJC Empowering the Youth P., 2d HKJC Wan Tsui H., Sheung Shui H., Volunteers' Challenge H., Kowloon City H.

2nd dam

CHARLOTTE SOUND, by Sound Reason. Unraced. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Sonia Blade(Oregon). 4 wins. See above.

3rd dam

STRUTTIN, by Showoff II. Raced twice. Half-sister toERUPTION,SIR GALLIVANT. Dam of 5 named foals, 3 to race, inc:-

Alexeev - Bright Pride (Mac.). 3 wins at 1200m, 1500m in NZ and Macau.

4th dam

PAM SUE, by Gabador. Unplaced. Sister toAlmaza, half-sister toTRIAL AND ERROR, Belmondo (dam ofHIT IT BENNY), Banka Banka (dam ofDECANKA). Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

ERUPTION(Rocky Mountain). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2200m, Wellington Guineas,Gr.2, 2d New Zealand Derby,Gr.1, ARC Great Northern Guineas,Gr.2, Queen Elizabeth H.,Gr.3, 3d Wellington Cup,Gr.1, Rotorua Challenge S.,Gr.3, 4th Wanganui Championship S.,L.

SIR GALLIVANT(Hasty Cloud). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, WRC North Island Challenge S., L, BATC February H., 2d ARC George Adams (Tatt's) H., Gr.3, 3d WRC George Adams (Tatt's) H., Gr.1.

Captain Dan. 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, STC Glebe H., 2d AJC Gunsynd H.

Hush-a-Bay. 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, Waikato RC GW Vercoe H., BOP RC New Zealand H., WRC Hopeful S., 4th Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1.Producer.

5th dam

DESERT LORE, by Underwood. Winner at 2, ARC Welcome S., L, 2d ARC Chelsea H. Half-sister toLADYSHIP,ALIEN,FOREIGN COIN. Dam of 9 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

TRIAL AND ERROR(Test Case). 10 wins-2 at 2-from 5¼f to 1½m, TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3, 2d VRC Blamey S., Gr.2. Producer.

Belmondo. Winner at 1850m, STC Rosehill Graduation S. Dam of-

HIT IT BENNY(Baguette). Top of The 1979-80 Australasian 3YO Classification (1000m-1200m). 11 wins to 1350m, A$182,880, BATC Doomben Hundred Thousand, Gr.1, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.2. Sire.