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BENFICA (AUS)

 

 BENFICA

 

Bay coltFoaled in 2008

SireOctagonalZabeelSir Tristram
LONHRO Eight CaratPieces of Eight
1998ShadeaStraight StrikeMr. Prospector
  ConciaFirst Consul
DamDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
HUT RazyanaHis Majesty
1996Ivy CottageStar WayStar Appeal
  Country CharmNorthfields

LONHRO (AUS) (Brown 1998-Stud 2004). 26 wins-2 at 2, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire in 2010-11. Sire of 390 rnrs, 271 wnrs, 32 SW, inc. Pierro (ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), Denman, Beaded, Benfica, Pinwheel, Obsequious, Parables, O'Lonhro, Renaissance, Celts, Raspberries, Trim, Eight Till Late, Deer Valley, Demerit, Screen, Dysphonia, Black Minx, Delano - Clown Master (Mac.), Sainthood, Euryale, Scarf, Secession, Territory, etc.

 

1st dam

Hut, by Danehill. 3 wins from 1250m to 1600m, A$133,810, STC Rider Hunt H., AJC Colonial Funerals H., STC Lahood Brothers H., 2d STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, Join The STC H., 3d AJC Light Fingers S., Gr.2, STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, AJC Maurizio's Italian Restaurant 3YO H., Petersham RSL Club H., STC Saft Australia H. Dam of six foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

BENFICA (c. by Lonhro). 3 wins. See below.

Capanna (g. by Quest for Fame). 2 wins at 1400m, 1550m, A$144,310, AJC Thakral Holdings & Bob Hawke H., Bigpond Sport H., 2d AJC Coral Sea Memorial H., Dual Quest H., QTC Mahogany H., STC Pendragon H., 3d AJC Samsung Mobile H., Members H., STC Blacktown Workers Club P., Freeway Hotel H.

Shelters (f. by Lonhro). 2 wins at 1200m in 2010-11, MRC Cove Hotel H., 2d ATC NGW Super H.

Attic (f. by Zabeel). Placed at 3.

 

2nd dam

Ivy Cottage, by Star Way. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, AJC Mount Pleasant H., STC Promedica H., Olympic Video Gaming H., 2d STC Tooheys Classic Series H., 3d Qld Tatt's RC Winter S., L. Half-sister to RIVERINA CHARM. Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Hut (Danehill). 3 wins. See above.

Thorns. 6 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$224,780, AJC Electric Sunglasses H., At Sea H., Dave Colliss 90th Birthday H., STC CVD Function Centre Flying Welter H., St Marys Leagues Club H., 2d STC TJF Group Christmas Quality H., AJC Randwick Labor Club Flying Welter H., Convention Centre H., SAJC John T Walter H., 3d AJC Bar Broadway & City Hotel H., Bacardi Breezer H., SAJC Pope Packaging H., Schweppes H., 4th VRC Chester Manifold S., L.

Dalquarren. 4 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$92,585, AJC Coolmore Stud H., MVRC Strathayr H., STC Berry Shoalhaven Heads Cricket Club H., 2d STC Tooheys New P., Pizza Hut P., 3d STC Cathay Pacific P., Tooheys New P.H., Members' H., Hastings 2YO H. Dam of-

NEROLI (Viscount). Joint third filly on 2008-09 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 7 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$772,050, STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.1, Millie Fox S., Gr.3, AJC Angst S., L, VRC Maybe Mahal S., L, AJC Sir Ivor H., STC Rosehill Gardens Event Centre H., Sofitel Gold Coast H., 2d MRC How Now S., Gr.3, AJC UBS Investment Bank H., STC Dry-It H., 4th VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1, STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, VRC Rose of Kingston S., Gr.2, MRC Tristarc S., Gr.2.

Croft. 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m, AJC Canley Vale H. Dam of-

Grand Business (All Bar One). Placed at 2 in 2011-12, 3d BRC Phelan Ready S., L.

Goldchild. 2 wins at 1850m, 1900m, A$75,740, STC Schick Quattro Energy H., 2d STC APN Outdoor H., Nivea Visage H., 3d AJC Cockatoo H., STC Solo Sub H., Golden Slipper Festival H.

 

3rd dam

COUNTRY CHARM, by Northfields. 2 wins at 9f, Ayr Fairlie H. Half-sister to Phocion. Dam of 5 named foals, all winners, inc:-

RIVERINA CHARM (Sir Tristram). Top of The 1988-89 Australasian 3YO Classification (1300m - 2000m). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 900m to 2000m, NZ$98,500, A$727,100, STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, ARC Air New Zealand S., Gr.1, STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, STC Hill S., Gr.2, 2d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, 3d AJC Surround S., Gr.2, Light Fingers S., Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC FJ Carberry H., L, 4th AJC Oaks, Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Sallmanns Chelmsford S., Gr.2. Dam of-

PAOLINO (Housebuster). 5 wins to 1400m, NZ$80,950, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, ARC Kings of Sport Dinner H., BOP RC Stewart Browne Electrical H., 2d ARC Rotary Club of Newmarket H., 3d ARC King's P., Gr.3, Waikato RC Gasmate S., Gr.3, ARC Lindauer H. Dam of-

MIRANDOLA (O'Reilly). Joint third top filly on the 2006-07 NZ 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2, Avondale JC 2YO Fillies' S., L, 2d ARC Thomsons Frozen Foods 3YO H., Pulse Engineering Services H.

SARWATCH (Jetball). NZ Bloodstock Filly of the Year 2000. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 950m to 2000m, NZ$96,100, A$19,600, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Hawke's Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, ARC Soliloquy S., L, 2d Waikato RC Bloodstock Agents Federation Juvenile S., 3d ARC Championship S., Gr.2, VATC Rupert Clarke H., 4th STC Ansett Australia S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2. Producer.

Russian Charm (Stravinsky). Winner at 1400m, A$104,300, STC MMB Print H., 2d Gosford Guineas, L, AJC Smith Barney Citigroup H., 4th STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1.

Ivy Cottage (Star Way). 5 wins. See above.

 

Race Record: 9 Starts 3-1-0 A$467,150.

3 wins at 2, A$467,150, in 2010-11, BRC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, Hampden S., L, STC Blackwoods 2YO H., 2d AJC Corporate Membership 2YO H.