Account of GLENMORGAN FARM, Karaka.



Foaled 2nd November 2003

Chestnut Colt


  F 514

Branded: nr sh; 90 over 3 off sh


Rossini* (USA)



Mr. Prospector

Raise a Native



Touch of Greatness

Hero's Honor

Northern Dancer

Ivory Wand

Sir Ivor






Star Kingdom*


Arctic Explorer*

River Queen

Serenader II*


Dream Maker

Rousseau's Dream*


ROSSINI (USA) (Bay 1997-Stud in Ire. 2001, NZ 2002). 3 wins at 2, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.2. Half-brother to SW Elusive Quality. Sire of SP Tournedos and of Gioaccino Rossini, Bod Rocket, Bod Sovereing and of the placegetters Asian Tiger, Bogaz, Chiselled, Dustini, Eternal Sunshine, Gazza Ladra, Golden Legacy, Intrepid Friend, Knock Bridge, Kotopaxy, Procrastinate, Shish, etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now yearlings. 


1st dam

SHOWBOAT, by Imposing. 2 wins at 1600m, 2d Rotorua RC Distance H. Half-sister to TE AKAU PRINCE, Mill River (dam of ST KENTIGERN). This is her twelfth foal. Her eleventh foal is a 2YO. Her tenth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of seven foals to race, three winners, inc:-

River Girl (f. by Kinjite). 3 wins from 1800m to 2100m, 2d ARC Answer Services Autumn H., Counties RC Counties Inn H., 3d Avondale JC Bruce Amies Pharmacy H.

Straight Luck (g. by Straight Strike*). 2 wins at 1400m in Aust.

Tight Show (g. by Tights*). Winner at 1400m, 2d ARC Coca-Cola Sprint S.


2nd dam

RIVER QUEEN, by Serenader II*. 10 wins from 1200m to 1600m, ARC George Adams (Tatt's) H., Gr.2, Waikato RC Lady Norrie S., Gr.3, Avondale JC Stretto S., L-twice, ARC Ellerslie 5000 H., Waipa RC Radio 1ZH Galilee S., Waikato RC Guineas Trial H., 2d ARC Great Britain-New Zealand S., Gr.3, DB Jubilee S., L, Waipa RC Galilee S., L, 3d ARC Easter H., Gr.1, Great Britain-New Zealand S., Gr.3, Avondale JC Kelliher P., L, 4th Waikato RC Lady Norrie S., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC Thames Valley S., Gr.3. Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

TE AKAU PRINCE (Balmerino). 8 wins from 1600m to 2300m, NZ$169,365, A$2,000, Manawatu RC Concorde Autos Cup, L, Avondale JC New Zealand Sires' Championship S., Waikato RC Highview Stud H., Matamata RC DB Draught H., Paeroa RC Epiglass Cup, 2d Counties Cup, Gr.3, ARC Morcon S.H., L, Avondale JC Wells Progressive H., Tokyo Progressive H., 3d Wellington S., Gr.3, Avondale JC New Zealand Sires Championship S., 4th Avondale JC Wayne Wilkinson Classic H., Gr.3, Manawatu Cup, Gr.3.

Mill River. 6 wins from 1400m to 2200m, NZ$86,175, Waikato Times Cup Trial H., Avondale JC New Zealand Sires' Championship S., 2d ARC The Blandford Lodge, Archibald and Shorter P., WN Mackie 1600, DB Draught 2000, 4th Waikato Times Gold Cup, Gr.3. Dam of-

ST KENTIGERN (Kenfair). 5 wins-1 at 2-up to 1450m, NZ$17,900, A$12,075, S$271,668, Singapore TC Kranji Sprint H., L, SAJC Canonise 2YO H., Singapore TC Superb Effect S., Waikato RC Hotel Alcamo Guineas Trial H., 2d Waikato RC Fairview Motors H.

Rarest River. 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, WATC Provincial Championship Final, Fruit 'n' Veg H., 2d WATC Swan River H., Fruit 'n' Veg H.

The River Express. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, ARC Lindauer Sec H.

Like a Tight. 7 wins up to 1450m, STC Ashbury H., 2d STC Ryde City Bowling Club H., 3d STC Lucky Lils Saloon Bar H., Truscotts Toyota H.


Nominated for 2005 National Yearling Sale Series