Now is the Hour

Account of E. O. AITKEN, Otaki.



Bay mare

Bay Mare


K 386

Foaled in 1994


Iades (FR)



Mill Reef

Never Bend



Isabella Moretti

Sir Gaylord



Sing Sing




Amazing Dancer

Northern Dancer



Limit to Reason

Gold Shaft





1st dam

JIGTIME, by Amazing Dancer. Winner at 1200m. Dam of three foals, all winners-

NO MEAN CITY(g. by Star Board). 6 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$102,440, A$20,000, Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, WRC Lindauer H., Otaki Maori RC Spectacularphantom in Otaki H., 2d WRC Douro Cup.

Now is the Hour(f. by Iades). Winner. See below.

Coochiecoochie Coo (f. by Touching Wood). Winner at 1400m.

2nd dam

GOLD SHAFT, by Shahram. Winner at 2. Sister to GOLD SPOT, half-sister to Bess (dam of (OUR) MESS). Dam of 12 named foals, 10 to race, 4winners, inc:-

Asgoodasgold. Winner at 1800m in U.A.E, Ghantoot Al Basti Hartog H.

3rd dam

SYNTOL, by Syntax. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 5½f to 9f. Half-sister to GAY GABADOR.Dam of 13 named foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

GOLD SPOT(Shahram). 4 wins-3 at 2, Carterton RC Wairarapa ThoroughbredBreeders' S., L, 2d Manawatu Breeders' S., Gr.3. Grandam of-

RECALL(Kaapstad). 5 wins from 1350m to 2400m, STC Winter Cup, L.

Ichiban Lass. 3 wins, Rotorua RC Drainage Merchants P.H. Dam of-

DELIGHTFUL(Omnicorp). 6 wins from 1400m to 1900m, Rotorua Challenge P.H., Gr.3, Hawke's Bay Tumu Timbers H. Producer.

Gold Idol. Unraced. Dam of-

SKY MIST(Sky Chase). 3 wins to 1200m, Hawke's Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, WRC Diners Club H., Hawke's Bay New Season's 3YO H. Dam of-

NEEDUASK - ACE AND ACES(Sing.) (Howbaddouwantit). 6 wins to 1400m, NZ$227,375, S$98,550, to 2007-08, Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.2, ARC Newmarket H., L, 2d ARC Railway H., Gr.1.

Bess. 8 wins from 1400m to 2100m, Wairoa Cup, Marlborough Cup. Dam of-

(OUR) MESS(St Hilarion). 5 wins from 1600m to 2700m, SAJC St Leger, Gr.3, 2d ARC Championship S., Gr.1, 3d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1.

Race Record :Winner at 1550m, STC Malvern H., 2d Levin RC Ryder S., L, STC Cameo H., VATC Leica Show H., 3d AJC Orbit Offset Printing H.

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

2001 f. Far Away Places, by Our Poetic Prince. 5 wins from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$87,738, to 2007-08, WRC Dunstan Feeds Qualifier, Manawatu RC Rush Marquee & Party Hire H., Marton JC Elders Taylors H., Rangitikei RC Water Control Solutions H., 2d ARC Dunstan Feeds Championship Final.

2003 c. Potters Field, by Chief Bearhart. Placed at 3.

2004 f. Overthere, by Chief Bearhart. Unraced.

2005 g. Auld Lang Syne, by Generous. Unraced.

2007 c. by High Chaparral.

Slipped in 2002; not served in 2005.

Not served