Account of ESKER LODGE, Cambridge.
Foaled 5th September 2001
Branded: nr sh; 4 over 1 off sh
BIJOU D'INDE (GB) (Chestnut 1993-Stud in GB 1998, NZ 1999). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 1m, Â£281,953, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Hebridean. Sire of Compton Emperor, Farouche, Sparkling Jewel, Jewel of India, My Bijou, Serin Su, Coolbythepool, Beamish Prince, Galaxy Jewel, Gaylord's Girl, Grange Clare, Jewel of Troyes, La Romana, New Diamond, Saphir Indien, etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now 3YOs.
GO CHRISTY GO, by Cocky Golfer*. Unplaced. Half-sister to Derrydonnell. This is her fourth foal. Dam of three foals to race, inc:-
Rosemeyer (g. by Rodrigo de Triano*). Placed at 2.
CASHLA, by Causeur*. Unplaced. Half-sister to FAIRLANE, Cranbrook. Dam of 4 named foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-
Derrydonnell (Trelay). 7 wins from 1800m to 5000m, NZ$31,280, A$130,000, VRC Dominant Grand National S/chase, MVRC Ian Macdonald S/chase, 2d Great Western S/chase, L.
Norah Jo. Winner at 1200m.
VIRGO, by Peak Halyard*. Winner at 2. Dam of 9 named foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-
FAIRLANE (Trovato*). 12 wins-5 at 2-up to 7f, DJC McLean S., L, Champagne S., L, CJC Selwyn H.-twice, Paparua H., Westport H., DJC Miss New Zealand H., Christchurch HC Brabazon H., Oamaru JC Flying H., DJC Juvenile H., 3d CJC Champagne S., L. Dam of-
Darnley Fair. 7 wins from 1400m to 3850m, Moonee Valley Hurdle.
Fairmont. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m. Dam of-
NEARCO FAIR (Double Nearco*). 10 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$8,010, A$91,400, VATC Easter Cup, Gr.3, Salisbury Welter H., Godby Welter H., Rogilla H., STC Man O'War H., 2d VATC Eclipse S.H., L. Sire.
Wadi Wahid. 7 wins up to 1500m, Geraldine RC Derrick Gould H., Greymouth JC LA Griffiths H.
Fair Ribot. 5 wins up to 1500m.
Nearco Pride. 5 wins from 1500m to 2000m in Aust.
Gran Torino. 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m.
Highfield. 4 wins at 1200m.
Cranbrook (Trovato*). 13 wins-3 at 2-up to 7f, DJC Federal H., Winter H., Empire H., Members' H., Ashburton CRC Coldstream H., Spring H., Geraldine RC President's H., Stewards' H., South Canterbury JC Stewards' H., CJC Middle Park P.H., 3d CJC Champagne S., L.
Grecian Prince. 4 wins up to 7f.
Farina. 4 wins at 6f, 7f.
Melle. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-
Whispering Girl. 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m in Aust. Dam of-
Patramax. 4 wins at 1600m, 2000m in Aust.