Kate Shepherd

Account of ESKER LODGE, Cambridge.

Bay mare Foaled in 1990



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SireLyphardNorthern DancerNearctic
Dahar* (USA) GoofedCourt Martial
1981DahliaVaguely NobleVienna
  Charming AlibiHoneys Alibi
DamBismark II*RelicWar Relic
Star Quality Gun PlayWilwyn
1978Kind RegardsLe Filou*Vatellor
  WaftWhistling Wind*


DAHAR (USA) (1981). 7 wins, Santa Anita San Luis Rey S., Gr.1. Brother or half-brother to 5 SW. Sire of SW Stony Bay, Buckhar, Daacha, Des's Dream, Corby, Solo Show, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Excellerator, Monkey Puzzle, Vitalina, Bucarest, Temperence Time, Presidio Heights, Golden Saint, Bocelli, Grand Veranda, Watchman's Warning, Office Miss, SP It's Not Easy, Consolidator, Magic Hands, Budding Blossom, Night Rider, etc. 


1st dam

(OF) STAR QUALITY, by Bismark II*. 6 wins from 1200m to 1850m, SAJC Lord Mayor's Mile H., L, 3d SAJC City of Adelaide H., L. Sister to VALENCIA, VICE REGAL, Vale, half-sister to HAMMED, Vice Reine (dam of SKY CHASE). Dam of seven foals, five to race, all winners, inc:-

String Quartet (c. by Western Symphony*). 10 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$141,591, STC Fine and Dandy Welter H., Hoyts Sky High Quality H., AJC Tooheys H., 2d AJC Chairman's H., Gr.3.

(Lord) Oscar (c. by Sir Tristram*). 5 wins from 1400m to 2200m, NZ$1,800, A$82,020, STC Campbellfield H., 2d BTC Chairman's H., Gr.3.


2nd dam

KIND REGARDS, by Le Filou*. Third top filly on The 1969-70 3YO Free H. 2 wins at 10½f, 1½m, Great Northern Oaks, Gr.1, 2d ARC HO Nolan H., L. Half-sister to Cobham. Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

VICE REGAL (Bismark II*). Second on The 1975-76 2YO & 1976-77 3YO NZ Free Hs. 21 wins-5 at 2-from 1200m to 2600m, NZ$129,855, A$81,750, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 2d ARC Easter H., Gr.1, VATC Underwood S., Gr.1, 3d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1. Successful sire.

VALENCIA (Bismark II*). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, 2d ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Waikato RC Lion Brown Sprint, Gr.1, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S.H., Gr.2. Dam of-

Castanets. Winner, AJC Waikiki H. Dam of GLAMMIS (Marauding).

HAMMED (Ardistaan*). 8 wins-4 at 2-up to 1450m, SAJC Da Costa P., L, MVRC St Albans S., SAJC Modbury H.-twice, Balcrest S. Sire.

(OF) STAR QUALITY (Bismark II*). 6 wins. See above.

Vice Reine. Placed at 2. Dam of-

SKY CHASE (Star Way*). 8 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$966,440, 7,000,000Â¥, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, VATC Caulfield S., Gr.1, STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, 2d Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Champion sire.


Race Record : Unraced.

Produce Record : Dam of three named foals, two to race, both winners.

1994 f. Shepherd Moon, by Westminster. Unraced.

1995 c. by Dance Floor*. Died.

1996 f. by Manntari*.

1997 f. Arc Angel, by College Chapel*. 2 wins at 1200m in 2001-02.

1998 g. Arctic Snow, by Kaapstad. Winner at 900m in 2001-02 in Aust.

1999 c. by Volksraad*.

2001 c. by Bahhare*.

Not served in 1999.

Served by Monolith. Date of last service, 21.11.2001.