Vaguely Famous

Account of WESTBURY STUD LTD., Karaka (As Agent).

Bay mare Foaled in 1991



Bay Mare


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SireSharpen UpAtanNative Dancer
Famous Star* (GB) RocchettaRockefella
1979HeclaHenry the SeventhKing of the Tudors
DamNoble Bijou*Vaguely NobleVienna
Tiara Priceless GemHail to Reason
1976Princess MellayMellay*Never Say Die
  Princess ErmineBeaumaris


FAMOUS STAR (GB) (1979). 5 wins, Ayr Gold Cup H., L. Out of SW Hecla. Champion NZ Sire 1994-95, 1996-97. Sire of 19 SW, inc. Mrs Selleck, Javelin, Ensign Ewart, Coberger, Avedon, etc. Sire of the dams of 233 rnrs, 124 wnrs, inc. SW Vinaka, Our Class, Perceptible, Shelbourne Lass, Desert Ace, Concrete Crusher, Grandiser, Sounds of Legends, SP Vaalu, Our Fling, Angelic Ace, Amber Ace, Vitilago and of Command Force, etc. 


1st dam

TIARA, by Noble Bijou*. 9 wins from 1600m to 2150m, Wairio Cup, Oamaru JC DB South Island Brewery H. Sister to PRINCE MAJESTIC, BI NOBLE, Lal's Gift (dam of DE MONTFORT, OUR JONTY), three-quarter-sister to THE BANDETTE, Noble Task, half-sister to ROCK CRYSTAL. Dam of six named foals, five to race, four winners, inc:-

Furneaux (c. by Standaan*). 5 wins from 1500m to 2450m, VATC Even Stevens H., 2d VRC Eugene Gorman S., MVRC 3UZ's Keith Hillier H.

Zahn (f. by Grosvenor). 2 wins at 2100m, 2200m, Avondale JC Placemakers Henderson Welter H.

Auburn Rose (f. by Tawfiq*). 4 wins from 1600m to 2200m, 2d Otago RC Cloud 9 H. Dam of-

RANGER (Random Chance). 9 wins from 1400m to 2500m, NZ$83,500, CJC Christchurch Casino Easter Cup, Gr.3, Great Autumn S.H., L, Armourguard H., Otago RC Cromwell Cup, Greymouth Cup, CJC Happy Hosts Hotels H., Racecourse Hotel H.

The Conqueror (c. by Standaan*). 4 wins at 1200m, 3d CJC Coruba Rum H.


2nd dam

PRINCESS MELLAY, by Mellay*. 18 wins-3 at 2-from 5f to 2m, New Zealand Cup, Gr.1-twice, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.2 . Three-quarter-sister to Celbray (dam of YARRA BAY ). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

PRINCE MAJESTIC (Noble Bijou*). 19 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$117,655, A$309,800, STC HE Tancred S., Gr.1, AJC Queen Elizabeth Randwick S., Gr.1, Spring Champion S., Gr.1.

BI NOBLE (Noble Bijou*). 9 wins from 1800m to 2200m, CJC South Island 3YO Championship S., L, 2d CJC Gold Cup, Gr.3. Sire.

Princess Orchid. Unplaced. Dam of-

THE BANDETTE (Noble Bijou*). 6 wins to 2500m, VATC Quick-Eze S., Gr.2, WRC Thompson H., Gr.3, 2d AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1.

Lal's Gift. Unraced. Dam of-

DE MONTFORT (Random Chance). 10 wins from 1400m to 2500m, NZ$153,115, A$2,000, CJC Challenge S.H., Gr.3, Easter Cup, Gr.3.


Race Record : Unraced.

Produce Record : Dam of three named foals, all raced.

1996 g. Catluck - Intrigue (H.K.), by Catrail*. Unplaced.

1997 g. Tasman Raider, by Mukaddamah*. Winner at 2, 3d ARC Juvenile H.

1999 g. Euphoric Kid, by Flying Spur. Placed up to 1600m in 2002-03 in HK.

2000 c. by Kilimanjaro*. Died.

2001 c. by Kilimanjaro*.

Missed in 1998, 2002.

Served by Zerpour*. Date of last service, 04.10.2002.