True to Life
Age/gender : 2yr old filly
Sire : Duke Of Marmalade (IRE)
Dam : Mina Salaam
Damsire : Medaglia d’Oro (USA)
MINA SALAAM, 3 wins in Zimbabwe, 4 wins, $15,096 and R311,575, at 3, 1200 – 2000m,
inc. Zimbabwe Guineas, (L), Bloodstock SA 2000, (L), Queen Of The Sand, (L), placed 6
times, inc. 3rd Three Troikas Stakes Gr.3, FBC Derby, (L), Half sister to DEO
JUVENTE, Gracie Jones(USA); dam of 4 foals; 3 runners; 2 winners inc.:
Winter Is Coming (13 c. by Western Winter (USA)): 2 wins, R149,625, at 3, placed twice,
from only 9 starts.
Better Together (14 f. by What A Winter): unplaced in 5 starts at 2 to 3.
Vida Es Bella (15 f. by Duke Of Marmalade (IRE)): winner, R87,875, at 3, 1160m, placed
twice, from only 4 starts.
True To Life: see above.
CIRCLE OF LIFE, Equus Champion Older Female in 1998 & 1999., 9 wins,
winner in Zimbabwe, R1,096,397 and $230,000, at 2 to 6, 1200 – 2000m, inc.
Garden Province S, Gr.1, Castle Tankard, Gr.2, Premier’s Hcp, Gr.2, Gerald Rosenberg
S, Gr.2, Golden Bracelet S, Gr.2, Gosforth Park F&M Hcp, Gr.3, placed 19 times, inc.
2nd Style Magazine Challenge, Gr.1, Spring Challenge, Gr.1, Greyville 1900, Gr.2,
Gerald Rosenburg Stakes, Gr.2, Gosforth Park Hcp, Gr.3, 3rd Rothmans July Gr.1,
Germiston November H Gr.1, Gerald Rosenberg F&M H Gr.2, Empress Club Stakes Gr.2,
TR Lewis Memorial Stakes, (L), 4th Germiston November H Gr.1, Gosforth Park Fillies
Guineas Gr.2, Empress Club S Gr.2; dam of 8 foals; 7 runners; 7 winners inc.:
MINA SALAAM: see above.
DEO JUVENTE (c. by Trippi (USA)): 5 wins, R3,638,300, at 3 to 5, inc. Champions
Challenge, Gr.1, Victory Moon Stks, Gr.2, placed 13 times, inc. 2nd Summer Cup, Gr.1,
Colorado King Stakes, Gr.2, London News Stakes, Gr.3, 3rd Peninsula Hcp Gr.2,
Charity Mile Gr.2.
Gracie Jones(USA) (f. by Smarty Jones (USA)): 2 wins, 5 wins in Zimbabwe, R139,425
and $21,478, at 3 to 5, placed 7 times, inc. 2nd Breeders Champions Cup, (L), 3rd
Breeders Champions Cup, (L), Castle Tankard, (L); dam of 2 winners inc.:
Life Is Good: 2 wins, 5 wins in Zimbabwe, R164,125 and $32,685, at 3, 1000 –
1600m, placed 13 times, inc. 2nd Zim Derby, (L), 3rd The Republic Cup, (L), HRIB
Gold Cup Sprint, (L).
Joburg Boy(USA) (g. by Johannesburg (USA)): winner, R39,250, at 3.
Great White (c. by Daylami (IRE)): winner, R76,225, at 4, placed 5 times.
Africa Blue (f. by Horse Chestnut): 2 wins, R127,800, at 3 to 4, 1600 – 2400m, placed 4
Hashtag Rounda (c. by Philanthropist (USA)): winner in Zimbabwe, $9,957, at 3, placed 9
TECLAFIELDS (by Northfields (USA)), winner, R13,570, at 3, 1900m, placed twice, from only 7
starts; dam of 10 foals; 10 runners; 9 winners inc.:
CIRCLE OF LIFE: see above.
AFRICAN LION: 7 wins, R845,150, at 3 to 6, 1600 – 2000m, inc. Champions Cup, Gr.1,
Winter Guineas, Gr.3, placed 11 times, inc. 2nd Queen’s Plate, Gr.1, Gold Challenge,
Gr.1, Green Point Stakes, Gr.2, Winter Classic, Gr.3, Winter Derby, Gr.3, 3rd
Astrapak 1900 Gr.2, Peninsula Handicap Gr.3.
ZEBRA CROSSING: 6 wins, winner in Britain, R1,555,635 and ?3,903, at 2 to 8,
1200 – 3200m, inc. J&B Met, Gr.1, Gold Circle Derby, Gr.3, placed 4 times, inc. 2nd Daily
News 2200, Gr.1, 3rd Premier’s Champion Stakes Gr.1, Golden Horseshoe Gr.2.
Inanda House: winner, R32,437, at 3, 1400m, placed twice; dam of 7 winners inc.:
Vivalda: 6 wins, R305,925, at 3 to 5, 1000 – 1200m, placed 6 times, inc. 3rd Milkwood
Beauty Salon: winner in Zimbabwe, $20,207,500, at 4, 1200m, placed 3 times, from only
5 starts; dam of 1 winner.
Armstrong House: 2 wins, R120,750, at 3, 1800 – 2000m, placed 9 times.
Macarthur Park: 3 wins, R166,175, at 2 to 4, 1200m, placed 8 times.
Mission House: 4 wins, R212,253, at 3 to 5, 1400 – 1600m, placed 8 times.
Rebel House: 6 wins, R354,675, at 4 to 6, placed 14 times.
Crystal Antique: winner in Zimbabwe, $16,430, at 3, 2000m, from 7 starts; died at 5.; dam of
Crystal Clare: 3 wins in Zimbabwe, $242,541, at 2 to 3, 1100 – 1600m, placed; dam of 4
Jumeirah Beach: 3 wins, R121,975, at 3 to 4, 2000m, placed 9 times; dam of 5 winners
Malibu Cove: unplaced in 4 starts at 3 to 4; dam of 1 winner inc.:
Acapulco: 3 wins, R255,550, at 3 to 4, 1400 – 1450m, placed 9 times.
Atlantic Brave: 3 wins, R123,000, at 4 to 5, 1900 – 2000m, placed 11 times.
Operation Eagle: 4 wins, R138,375, at 2 to 4, 1200 – 2000m, placed 12 times.
TECLA BLUFF(ARG) (by Snow Bluff (ARG)), ARCSA Horse of the Year in 1982, 11
wins, R318,465, at 3 to 4, 1600 – 2200m, inc. SA Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, Cape of
Good Hope Paddock S, Gr.1, Rothmans July H, Gr.1, Clairwood Winter H, Gr.2,
Republic Day H, Gr.3, Syd Garrett H, (L), placed 8 times, inc. 2nd Natal Oaks, Gr.1, 4th
Garden Province S Gr.1; dam of 6 foals; 5 runners; 3 winners inc.:
Teclafields: see above.
2019-04-13 : Career start 2 (gate 2) remains unbeaten
2019-03-26 : Debut win (gate 20)
2019-03-26 : Pre-race canter past.