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ORATORIO (AUS)

 

 ORATORIO

 

Bay horseFoaled in 2001

SireNureyevNorthern DancerNearctic
STRAVINSKY (USA) SpecialForli
1996Fire the GroomBlushing GroomRed God
  Prospector's FireMr. Prospector
DamSuccess ExpressHold Your PeaceSpeak John
EXPRESS A SMILE Au PrintempsDancing Champ
1995Hold That SmileHaulpakDignitas
  Silver SmileSilver Knight

STRAVINSKY (USA) (Bay 1996-Stud 2000). 3 wins-1 at 2, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1. Champion NZ Sire of 2YOs, 2005-06. Sire of 1087 rnrs, 773 wnrs, 68 SW, inc. Serenade Rose (VRC Oaks, Gr.1), Keeninsky, Benbaun, (Sir) Time Keeper, Balmont, Soldier's Tale, Captivate, (Mr) Baritone, Chinese Dragon, Kongo Rikishio, Ballet Society, La Sizeranne, Hips Don't Lie, Bird of Fire, Satinka, Cool Conductor, Firebolt, (La) Italia, Plagiarize, Pulcinella, etc.

 

1st dam

EXPRESS A SMILE, by Success Express. Unraced. Sister to SNAPSHOTS, blood-sister to Durham Express. Dam of ten foals, nine to race, seven winners, inc:-

LADY DEHERE (f. by Dehere). Second top filly on The 2001-02 NZ 2YO Free H. 4 wins at 2, NZ$349,450, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Super Bonus Classique (R), L, ARC Huntaway Reserve Juvenile S., 2d WRC Wellesley S., L, Waikato RC Pacesetter Screenprint 3YO H., 4th Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Dam of-

ORACY (Zabeel). 7 wins from 1450m to 1800m, R1,285,000, Turffontein Dingaans H., Gr.2, Gauteng Guineas, Gr.2, London News S., Gr.3, Racing Association Pinnacle S., Racing Association Allowance P.

THE LADY (Stravinsky). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1600m, NZ$97,450, Waikato RC Fairview Ford S., L, Counties Challenge S., L, ARC DA Peake P., 2d Avondale JC First Sovereign Trust 2YO S., Waikato RC Esker Lodge 2YO H., 3d ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, BOP RC Oak Tree Restaurant Greerton 3YO P.

SEA SIREN (f. by Fastnet Rock). 3 wins at 1200m, 1250m, A$199,230, in 2011-12, ATC Light Fingers S., Gr.2, William's Premium Lager H., Vinery Stud H., 2d ATC Surround S., Gr.2, 3d ATC Styletread.com.au H.

ORATORIO (c. by Stravinsky). 4 wins. See below.

DISCORSI (c. by Galileo). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, A$119,215, VRC Gibson Carmichael S., L, 2d MRC Barfleur H., Shannon H., Beer Street H., Mornington RC Aspect Skincare H.

Fuduchonne (g. by Fusaichi Pegasus). 6 wins from 1200m to 1850m to 2011-12, 3d MRC New Gleam H., MVRC Swift Signs H.

King's Stand (g. by Spectrum). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m.

Desert Alert (g. by Red Ransom). Winner at 1600m.

Dubai Express (f. by Zabeel). Placed at 3 in NZ. Dam of-

Rockadubai (Fastnet Rock). Placed to 2010-11, 3d Counties Challenge S., L, 4th WRC Wellesley S., L.

Oscillator. Winner at 2, AJC Princesses Stop at Nothing 2YO H., 2d STC De Bortoli Wines 2YO P., 3d AJC Evening Peal 2YO P., STC Canterbury Park Events 2YO P.

Elite Jewellery. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in 2011-12.

Rock Success (f. by Rock of Gibraltar). Placed at 3 in 2010-11.

 

2nd dam

HOLD THAT SMILE, by Haulpak. 4 wins at 2, A$227,550, WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.1, Queen's P., Gr.3, Gimcrack S., L, Initial 2YO P. Sister to CARRY A SMILE. Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

SNAPSHOTS (Success Express). 2 wins at 2, A$117,520, AJC Keith Mackay H., L, BTC Cafe 21 Winners H., 2d AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, VATC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, STC Australian Equestrian Team 2YO H., 3d STC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, Mona 2YO H., 4th NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.3, AJC Gimcrack S., L. Producer.

Amused. 3 wins at 1100m, 1400m, BTC David Lawrence H., QTC Super Mine H., 2d BTC Zupps Holden H., 3d QTC Move Closer 2YO H.

Meranti. Placed at 3. Dam of-

Our Lucky Baby. 7 wins at 1200m, HK$4,599,000, HKJC Briar H., Fa Hui H., Cornwall H., South China Morning Post Cup H., Erica H., Big Wave Bay H., Kai Yip H., 2d HKJC Special Cargo P., 3d HKJC To Kwa Wan P., Sai Van Bridge H., Maybach Race H.

 

3rd dam

SILVER SMILE, by Silver Knight. Winner at 1400m, 3d WATC Avondale Graduation S. Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

HOLD THAT SMILE (Haulpak). 4 wins. See above.

CARRY A SMILE (Haulpak). 12 wins-3 at 2-to 1500m, A$510,530, WATC Winterbottom S., Gr.2, Lee Steere S., Gr.2, Prince of Wales S., Gr.3, RS Crawford H., L, Fairplay Print Waratah Quality S.H., Rick Hart H., Burswood Champion Breeders' S, Budget Dollar Driver H., Fanta H., Lord Sydney H., 2d WATC AJ Scahill S., Gr.3, 3d WATC Qantas Quality Sprint, 4th WATC Railway S., Gr.1. Sire.

Silver Slipper. Raced once. Dam of-

SCUFFS (Speed Week). 6 wins to 1200m, A$217,200, WATC Summer Scorcher, L, Australia Day S., L, Fremantle Youth League H., 3d WATC Roma Cup, Gr.3, Beaufine S., L.

Vintage Silver. Raced once. Dam of-

SILVER EMPIRE (Second Empire). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, R267,030, Greyville Flamboyant S., L, 3d Greyville Garden Province S., Gr.1, Gold Bracelet S., Gr.2, 4th Scottsville Michael Roberts H., L.

Show That Smile. Unraced. Dam of-

Durham Express (Success Express). 4 wins at 1000m, A$118,925, WATC Ascot Waters H., 2d WATC Gimcrack S., L, Beaufine S., L, 3d WATC Beaufine S., L. Producer.

 

Race Record: 11 Starts 4-2-2 A$511,550.

4 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$511,550, MVRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3, BTC Tommy Smith Slipper S., L, MVRC St Albans S., L, SAJC Magic Millions Adelaide 2YO Classic, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, Wyong RC Strawberry Hill Slipper, 3d MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, Debutant S., L, 4th GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S. (R), L.