Dance Tribune


Account of JAVA LODGE, Matamata.

(The property of T. M. Gott)



Chestnut Mare


  D 97

Chestnut mare Foaled in 1996


Nureyev (USA)


Northern Dancer




Native Dancer







Sam's Diary (USA)


Private Account


Sword Dancer

Numbered Account


Dancing All Night


Northern Dancer


Riva Ridge


NUREYEV (USA) (1977). 2 wins, Saint-Cloud Prix Thomas Bryon, Gr.3. Champion French Sire, 1987. Sire of 135 SW, inc. SW Peintre Celebre* (French Derby, Gr.1), Spinning World*, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Jungle Pocket*, Desert King*, Bago, Etoile Montante, Gold Allure, Sightseek, State City, Danestorm, Tates Creek, Eagle Cafe, Touch of the Blues, To the Victory, Manistique, Special Quest, Tap to Music, Loup Sauvage*, etc. 


1st dam

SAM'S DIARY, by Private Account. Winner at 8½f in USA. Dam of five named foals, three to race, inc:-

Shaded Memoir - Mamloohah (Sau.) (f. by Woodman*). 3 wins in S.Arabia.


2nd dam

DANCING ALL NIGHT, by Nijinsky. 4 wins, US$185,420, Aqueduct Long Island H., Gr.2. Sister to DANCING SPREE, Oh What a Dance (dam of HEAVENLY PRIZE, OH WHAT A WINDFALL), half-sister to FANTASTIC FIND (dam of FINDER'S FEE), FURLOUGH, Home Leave (dam of EXTEND ). Dam of 8 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Private Session*. 2 wins in USA. Producer.


3rd dam

BLITEY, by Riva Ridge. 8 wins, US$297,746, Belmont Maskette H., Gr.2, Saratoga Test S., Gr.2, Belmont Imp S., L, Twilight Tear S., L, Saratoga Ballerina S., L, 2d Belmont Ruffian H., Gr.1, Hempstead H., Gr.2, 3d Aqueduct Top Flight H., Gr.1, Delaware H., Gr.1 . Half-sister to THE LIBERAL MEMBER. Dam of 14 foals, 12 to race, all winners, inc:-

DANCING SPREE (Nijinsky). 10 wins, US$1,470,484, Aqueduct Carter H., Gr.1, Belmont Suburban H., Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Sprint S., Gr.1. Sire.

FANTASTIC FIND (Mr. Prospector). 6 wins, Belmont Hempstead H., Gr.1, 2d Saratoga Test S., Gr.1, Ballerina S., Gr.1. Dam of-

FINDER'S FEE (Storm Cat). 7 wins-3 at 2-from 5½f to 1m, US$708,126, Belmont Matron S., Gr.1, Acorn S., Gr.1, Gallant Bloom H., Gr.2.

FURLOUGH (Easy Goer). 8 wins from 6f to 1m, Saratoga Ballerina H., Gr.1, Aqueduct Distaff H., Gr.2, Saratoga Honorable Miss H., Gr.3.

Oh What a Dance. Unraced. Dam of-

HEAVENLY PRIZE (Seeking the Gold). 1994 Champion USA 3YO Filly. 9 wins-2 at 2-to 1¼m, US$1,825,820, Belmont Frizette S., Gr.1, Gazelle H., Gr.1, Beldame S., Gr.1, Hempstead H., Gr.1. Producer.

OH WHAT A WINDFALL (Seeking the Gold). 4 wins-3 at 2-at 7f, 8½f, US$363,623, Belmont Matron S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Tempted S., Gr.3.


Race Record : Unplaced.

Produce Record : Dam of one named foal, one to race.

2001 f. Vanity Miss, by Canny Lad. Placed at 2 in 2003-04, 3d Avondale JC Magic Ring Newmarket Lodge Juvenile H.

2002 c. by Generous*.

Missed in 2003.

Served by Hussonet*. Date of last service, 11.09.2003.