Age & Gender : yearling colt
Sire : Silvano (GER) Equus
Dam : The Centenary (NZ) Gr3 1800m
Damsire : Mastercraftsman (IRE) Cartier
By SILVANO (GER) (1996 – Stud Germany 2002, Imp. 2003), 7 wins, $2.9m, 1400-2200m, inc.
Arlington Million Gr.1, QE II Cup Gr.1, Singapore Cup Gr.1, 2nd Man ‘O War S, Gr.1. Horse-Of-
Year Germany, TFR 126. Dam Broodmare-Of-Year. Champion Sire in South Africa – 4 times.
Sire of Gr.1 winners KINGS GAMBIT, BOLD SILVANO, ASLAN, FIELD FLOWER, BRAVURA, SEAL, FLIRTATION, MARTIAL EAGLE, HEAVY METAL, HAPPY VALENTINE, VERCINGETORIX, POWER KING, AL SAHEM, WAVIN’ FLAG, DO YOU REMEMBER, MARINARESCO, SILVER MOUNTAIN, NIGHTINGALE, ORCHID ISLAND, HAWWAAM, SILVANO’S PRIDE, ZILLZAAL, KILINDINI etc.
THE CENTENARY(NZ), 6 wins, R746,250, 1800 – 2600m, inc. Yellowwood H, Gr.3, Spook Express
H, L, 7 places, inc. 2nd Gerald Rosenberg S, Gr.2, Delta Air Lines 2200, Gr.3, 4th East Coast H, L.
DIAMANTAIRE(NZ), placed, in New Zealand, Half sistser to PHILIDOR(AUS), I’m Blessed(AUS)
(dam of Awakening(AUS)); dam of 7 foals; 6 runners; 5 winners inc.:
THE CENTENARY(NZ): see above.
Jagersfontein(NZ) (f. by Volksraad (GB)): 4 wins, in New Zealand, at 2100 – 2200m.
LA BRILLANTE(NZ) (by Sir Tristram (IRE)), unraced; Own sister to KAAPSTAD(NZ), Half sister to
OCTAGONAL(NZ), MARQUISE(NZ) (dam of SHOWER OF ROSES(NZ)), DIAMOND
LOVER(AUS) (dam of DON EDUARDO(NZ), TRISTALOVE(AUS), PERUZZI(NZ),
ANTWERP(AUS)), MOUAWAD(NZ); dam of 10 foals; 9 runners; 5 winners inc.:
PHILIDOR(NZ): 3 wins, A$96,490, at 2100 – 2400m, inc. City Tattersall’s Club Cup, L.
I’m Blessed(AUS): winner, in Australia, at 900m; dam of:
Awakening(AUS): 6 wins, at 1500 – 2050m, 3rd Aquanita S, L.
EIGHT CARAT(GB) (by Pieces Of Eight (GB)), unplaced, NZ Broodmare of the Year in 1995,
1996 & 1997, Broodmare of the Year in Australia in 1997, Half sister to HABIBTI(GB),
KNESSET(USA), Great Klaire(GB) (dam of ST. KLAIRE(AUS)); dam of 9 foals; 5 runners;
5 winners inc.:
KAAPSTAD(NZ): 7 wins, A$541,850, Sires Produce S, Gr.1, Ascot Vale S, Gr.2, Birthday Cup, Gr.3.
OCTAGONAL(NZ): Horse of the Year in Australia in 1995-96, 14 wins, A$5,892,231, inc.
Australian Derby, Gr.1, Sires’ Produce S, Gr.1, BMW Cox P, Gr.1, Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1; sire.
MARQUISE(NZ): 9 wins, in Australia, Captian Cook S, Gr.1, Sedgwick Classic S, Gr.2; dam of:
SHOWER OF ROSES(NZ): 5 wins, A$621,010, inc. Arrowfield Stud S, Gr.1, Craven P, Gr.3.
DIAMOND LOVER(AUS): 8 wins, in New Zealand, inc. Railway H, Gr.1; dam of:
DON EDUARDO(AUS): Top Rated 3YO in Australia in 2001-02, 5 wins, A$1,685,110,
Australian Derby, Gr.1, Autumn Classic, Gr.2, 2nd Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, 3rd Underwood, Gr.1.
TRISTALOVE(AUS): Top Rated 2YO in New Zealand in 1992-93, JT Top Rated 3YO
Filly in Australia in 1993-94, 11 wins, A$767,640, Sires’ Produce S, Gr.1, Australasian
Oaks, Gr.1, Kewney S, Gr.2, Alister Clark S, Gr.2; dam of:
VIKING RULER(AUS): winner, A$353,300, inc. Spring Champion S, Gr.1, 2nd Royal Sovereign
S, Gr.2, AAMI Vase, Gr.2, 3rd Newcastle Spring S, Gr.3, Ming Dynasty H, Gr.3; sire.
PERUZZI(NZ): 7 wins, A$225,750, Light Fingers S, Gr.2, Tramway H, Gr.3, 2nd Surround S, Gr.2.
ANTWERP(AUS): 8 wins, A$241,998, inc. Wagga Gold Cup, L, Metropolitan H, L; dam of:
VISCOUNT(AUS): Champion 2YO in Australia in 2001, Top Rated 2YO in Australia
in 2000-01, Top Rated 3YO in Australia in 2001-02, 6 wins, A$1,378,820, inc. Sires’
Produce S, Gr.1, Champagne S, Gr.1, George Main S, Gr.1, 3rd Cox P, Gr.1; sire.