Account of N. K. BLATCH, Tapanui.



Foaled 16th September 2003

Bay Colt


  H 220

Branded: ARnr sh; 4 over 3 off sh


Summer Suspicion (JPN)


Sunday Silence


Hail to Reason

Wishing Well


Dyna Fairy

Northern Taste

Northern Dancer

Fancy Dyna

Sea Hawk


Hit the Target (AUS)


Eagle Eyed


Northern Dancer


His Majesty



Sharpen Up

Fanny's Cove

Mill Reef


SUMMER SUSPICION (JPN) (Bay 1992-Stud in Japan 1996, NZ 2001). 2 wins at 1800m, 2400m, Tokyo Hai Aoba S., Jpn-3. Sire of Aydin Summer, Hondo Grand Prix, Macky Grace, Dai Sprinter, Hiogi, Kinugasa Fork, Ninomiya Kun, Randy Shori, Sakino King, Share Secret, Shine Castor, Tsurumaru Wonder, Yukino Crescent, Blade Fountain, Etoile Fleuve, Fuku Picion, Futari Shizuka, Leo Chicago, etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now 3YOs. 


1st dam

HIT THE TARGET, by Eagle Eyed. Unraced. This is her second foal. Her first foal is an unraced 3YO.


2nd dam

SMOO, by Kris. Placed at 1m in GB. Half-sister to FOUNDATION SPIRIT, NIBBS POINT (dam of BORDER ARROW), Prince Ibrahim, Mamara Reef (dam of STORM DREAM). Dam of 9 named foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Forcibly. 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, BTC Forest Place Albany Creek H.

Barik. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 8¼f in GB and UAE.

Nuit d'Irlande. 3 wins-2 at 2, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Gagny. Dam of-

Soir d'Irlande. Winner at 1600m in 2004 in Spain.

Amandari. Unplaced. Dam of-

Angelica Demon. 6 wins at 1000m, 1800m to 2004 in Italy.

Bumpy. Unraced. Dam of-

Droopy. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, A$112,250, to 2004-05, VRC Skipton H., Comedy King H., MVRC NSD Homes H., MRC July H.


3rd dam

FANNY'S COVE, by Mill Reef. Winner at 1¼m in GB. Half-sister to HYMETTUS. Dam of 15 foals, 14 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

NIBBS POINT (Sure Blade). 2 wins at 1¼m, 1½m, York Galtres S., L, 2d Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.3, 4th York Lonsdale S., L. Dam of-

BORDER ARROW (Selkirk). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 1¼m, £319,486, €25,900, 88,000,000L., Sandown Brigadier Gerard S., Gr.3, Newmarket Feilden S., L, Kempton Magnolia S., L-twice, 2d Premio Roma, Gr.1, Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3-twice, Brigadier Gerard S., Gr.3, 3d The Derby, Gr.1, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Epsom Coronation Cup, Gr.1, Baden-Baden Grosser Mercedes-Benz Preis, Gr.2, York Dante S., Gr.2.

FOUNDATION SPIRIT (Hernando). 3 wins at 2100m, 2500m, Cagnes-sur-Mer Grand Prix du Conseil General des Alpes-Maritimes, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Caius, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix du Lion d'Angers, L, 3d Longchamp Prix du Conseil de Paris, Gr.2, 4th Hong Kong Vase, Gr.1.

Prince Ibrahim (Be My Guest). 2 wins at 2, Doncaster Holstein Nursery H., 2d Curragh Beresford S., Gr.2, 3d Newmarket S., L.

Mamara Reef. 2 wins at 1¾m, 19f in GB. Dam of-

STORM DREAM (Catrail). 3 wins to 8½f, Meadowlands Boiling Springs H., Gr.3, 2d Leopardstown One Thousand Guineas Trial, L, 3d Irish One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 4th Saratoga Lake Placid H., Gr.2.