Vardy

Vardy as a yearling pre-auction

VARDY

Age & Gender : 2015 colt
Sire : Var (USA)
Dam : Cupid
Damsire :  Jet Master

2017 Cape Premier Yearling Sale purchase –
R400k | HK$185k | US$24k

Stakes earned to date –
R2.4mil | HK$1.1mil | US$143k

Race record

Runs: 12 | Wins: 6 | Places: 5

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VAR (USA) (Black or Brown 1999-Stud 2005). 7 wins to 1200m, Longchamp Prix de l’Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1. Leading South African First Season Sire 2008-09. Sire of 461 rnrs, 332 wnrs, 35 SW, inc. Variety Club (Kenilworth Cape Guineas, Gr.1), Via Africa, Val de Ra, Normanz, Villandry, Contador, August Rush, A Womens Way, Harry Lime, Dollar Dazzler, Varikate, Happy Forever, Princess of Light, Vacherin, Twitter, Valdivia, Miss October, etc.
 
1st dam
CUPID, by Jet Master. Unraced. Sister to EBONY FLYER, half-sister to CAPTAIN’S LOVER, Cape Cutter. This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race 
EROS’S GIRL (11 f. by Captain Al). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, R304,825, Fairview East Cape Oaks, L, Kenilworth Welcome to Kenilworth Racecourse Juvenile P., 2d Kenilworth Racing. It’s a Rush H., 3d Turffontein Magnolia H., Gr.3, Kenilworth Lanzerac Alma Mater H.
Unnamed (14 c. by Twice Over (GB)).
 
2nd dam
SUNSHINE LOVER, by Badger Land (USA). Winner at 1200m. 2010-11 South African Broodmare of the Year. Three-quarter-sister to Land of Hope (dam of FULCRUM). Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-
EBONY FLYER (Jet Master). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, R1,732,550, Kenilworth Majorca S., Gr.1, Scottsville South African Fillies Sprint S., Gr.1, Kenilworth Cape Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, Odessa Stud Fillies Championship, Gr.2, Durbanville Diana S., Gr.3, Arlington Lady’s Slipper S., L, Kenilworth Betting World P., 2d Greyville Garden Province S., Gr.1, Kenilworth Diadem S., Gr.2, 3d Kenilworth Queen’s P., Gr.1.
CAPTAIN’S LOVER (Captain Al). Champion 3YO Female Miler in South Africa in 2007-08. 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, €54,275, US$175,700, R647,700, Kenilworth Cape Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, Fillies  Championship S., Gr.2, Longchamp Prix du Pin, Gr.3, Monmouth Matchmaker S., L, 2d Kenilworth Diana S., Gr.3, 3d Kenilworth Paddock S., Gr.1, Monmouth Miss Liberty S., L, 4th Belmont Beldame S., Gr.1.
Cape Cutter (Captain Al). 2 wins at 2, R176,920, 2d Fairview Racing Association S., L, East Cape Guineas, L, 4th Kenilworth Politician S., Gr.3.
 
3rd dam
MISS BIKINI, by Argosy (USA). 2 wins-1 at 2-to 1600m. Sister to Goskell Girl, half-sister to Botanical, Land of Hope (dam of FULCRUM), Maid of Siberia (dam of JOSHLIN). Dam of 2 foals, both winners
 
4th dam
PHIF, by Sword Dancer. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1600m. Half-sister to Lord Bo. Dam of 13 foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-
Maid of Siberia. Winner at 1200m. Dam of JOSHLIN (Joshua Dancer (USA)). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, R252,040, Kenilworth Sceptre S., Gr.2, Diana S., Gr.3.
Mexican Dream. Winner at 1000m. Grandam of JOSHUA’S DREAM (Joshua Dancer (USA)). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1400m, R273,215, Kenilworth Matchem S., Gr.3.