Account of THE OAKS STUD, Cambridge (Unreserved Sale)

(As Agent).



Bay mare

Bay Mare



(Branded: crownwnr sh; 139 over 8 off sh)


Quest for Fame (GB)


Rainbow Quest

Blushing Groom

Red God

I Will Follow



Green Dancer





Balmoral (AUS)


Star Shower

Star of Heaven

Star Kingdom






Fine Robe

Blueskin II

QUEST FOR FAME (GB) (1987). 5 wins, The Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 930 rnrs, 583 wnrs, 43 SW, inc. Viscount (AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1), Dracula, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Complacent, Norzita, Erewhon, Skilled, African Rose, Tavistock, Rock Sturdy, Sidestep, Light Heavy, Text'n Hurley, Ambidexter, Silver Pond, Torio's Quest, Lamasery, Famous Name, Deferential, Scissor Kick, Big Break, Helleborine, Skia, Maram, etc.

1st dam

BALMORAL, by Star Shower. 5 wins from 1400m to 1900m, A$129,440, AJC Emancipation S., L, 2d STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.3, Gosford RC Belle of the Turf S., L. Sister to ASPIRATIONS(dam of UPWARDS), half-sister to Social Whirl (dam of HISSY FIT), Idyllic (dam of ACTIVE - THUNDER BIRD(Mac.)). Dam of nine foals, seven to race, five winners, inc:-

GRAMPIANS(c. by Danehill). 8 wins from 1600m to 2400m, A$330,820, QTC Easter Cup, L, STC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, 2d STC Sky High S., L, 3d VRC Hong Kong Jockey Club P., L, STC Winter Cup, L, Parramatta Cup, L.

Craigisla(c. by Canny Lad). Winner at 2, AJC Noel Murless 2YO H., 2d VRC Spring Classics Preview H., L, 4th STC Heritage S., L.

Tartans (f. by Palace Music). Unplaced. Dam of-

Loyal Lauren(Sir Laurence). 11 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$260,500, MRC Nad al Sheba Club Classic H., 3d MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3.

2nd dam

AMBASSADRESS, by Idomeneo. 6 wins to 1500m, STC Bradfield H. Half-sister to Miss Baego (dam of TAIKOREA). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

BALMORAL(Star Shower). 5 wins. See above.

ASPIRATIONS(Star Shower). 5 wins to 1600m, AJC Emancipation S., L.

Social Whirl. 4 wins at 1500m, 1600m, 3d AJC Diamond Jubilee H. Dam of-

Effervescence(Palace Music). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1350m, MVRC Moonee Valley Tabaret 2YO H., 2d AJC Angst H., L. Grandam of-

APPEARANCE(Commands). Leading Older Female on the 2014 WTR (Sprint). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$1,733,430, to 2013-14, ATC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, Queen of the Turf S., Gr.1.

Careful Lass. Placed at 3 in Aust. Grandam of-

VICTORY VEIN(Mr Henrysee). Champion 2YO Filly in Australia in 2001-02. 12 wins-8 at 2-from 850m to 1600m, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1.

Race Record :Unraced.

Produce Record :Dam of six named foals, five to race, three winners.

2003 f. by Arena. Died.

2004 f. Hot Wire, by Dangerous. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

2005 g. Il Finito, by Over. 3 wins from 1400m to 1600m in Aust.

2006 g. Tenkings Road, by Niello. Winner at 1400m.

2008 f. Search for Fame, by Spartacus. Unplaced.

2009 g. I Believe, by Spartacus. Unplaced.

2010 f. Fortell, by Bachelor Duke. Unraced.

2012 c. by Darci Brahma.

2014 c. by Roc de Cambes.

Missed in 2007; not served in 2010, 2012.

Served by Roc de Cambes (NZ). Last service: 20.11.2014.