Joan's Best

Account of WESTBURY STUD, Karaka. (Unreserved Mixed Bloodstock Sale).

Chestnut mare Foaled in 1996



Chestnut Mare


  F 603


Gold Brose (AUS)



Double Form




Cryptic Verse



Under Cover

To Market


Yankee Gold


Western Symphony


Northern Dancer


Cornish Prince



What's Ahead

Gold Vink

Gold Sovereign


GOLD BROSE (AUS) (1990). Joint third top colt on The 1992-93 Australasian 2YO Classification. 5 wins, A$321,160, VRC Linlithgow S., Gr.2. Champion NZ Sire (AEI), 1999-2000. Sire of 16 SW, inc. Grout - Raider (H.K.) (Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1), (Go) Buzz Lightyear, Catamarca, Demographic, Butterscotch, Cryptavia, Party Queen, Golden Pedigree, Classic Clare, etc. Sire of the dams of Arlingtonboulevard, Oxford Road, etc. 


1st dam

YANKEE GOLD, by Western Symphony. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, SAJC Hill-Smith S., L, Super Supreme H. Half-sister to Be Cool, My Kugel (dam of BEAMER, Western Night), Otehi Diamond (dam of Diamond Duke), Rock the Kasbar (dam of Rocksinga). Dam of seven named foals, five to race, two winners, inc:-

JOAN'S BEST (f. by Gold Brose). 5 wins. See below.

Tales of Gold (f. by Tale of the Cat). Winner at 1200m in 2003-04 in Aust.

Las Vegas Lass (f. by Desert King). Placed to 2100m to 2004-05.


2nd dam

SHAGOLVIN, by Sharivari. 7 wins from 1400m to 2200m, NZ$86,625, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, HBJC Byerley Thoroughbred S., L, 2d Avondale Cup, Gr.1. Half-sister to BIT OF A SKITE, GOOD SHOW - TAMAN SINGAPURA (Mal.). Dam of 10 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

YANKEE GOLD (Western Symphony). 4 wins. See above.

Be Cool (Grosvenor). 5 wins to 1400m, 3d VATC Mercedes-Benz S., L.

Otehi Diamond. Winner at 1500m in Aust. Dam of-

Diamond Duke (Jugah). 8 wins-1 at 2, 3d MVRC Leslie Froggatt S., L.

My Kugel. Winner at 2 in Sth. Af. Dam of-

BEAMER (West Man). 3 wins-2 at 2, Clairwood Queen's Nursery S., L.

Western Night (West Man). 4 wins, 2d Clairwood Byerly Turk P., Gr.3.

Rock the Kasbar. Unraced. Dam of-

Rocksinga (Danasinga). 5 wins from 1400m to 2400m, 2d Wyong Cup, L.


3rd dam

GOLD VINK, by Gold Sovereign. 2 wins at 1m, QTC Novice H., BATC Maiden H. Dam of 11 named foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

BIT OF A SKITE (Showoff II). 11 wins-1 at 2, AJC All-Aged S., Gr.1. Sire.

Olympic Aim. 4 wins from 1850m to 2100m in Aust. Dam of CIRCLES OF GOLD (Marscay) (Gr.1); grandam of ELVSTROEM (Danehill) (Gr.1).


Race Record : 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, CJC Canterbury Belle S., L, Otago Breeders' S., L, Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L, CJC AMP Amicus Income Protection H., Waikato RC Fairdale Stud Juvenile Maiden S., 2d North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L, 4th Ashburton RC Inglewood S., L, Southland RC Windsor Park Stud S., L.

Produce Record : Dam of two named foals, one to race.

2001 c. Elementary, by Volksraad. Unraced.

2002 f. Foxy Joan, by Desert Fox. Placed at 2 in 2004-05 in Aust.

2003 f. by Desert Fox.

2004 f. by Pyrus.

Served by Faltaat. Date of last service, 16.11.2004.