Grand Awakening

Sire: Niello

Dam: Fawaakeh

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Aug 1st, 2011

Career Record: 14-1-1-0

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    7.1 %
  • Place
    7.1 %





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2011

SireOctagonalZabeelSir Tristram
NIELLO (AUS) Eight CaratPieces of Eight
2000ShadeaStraight StrikeMr. Prospector
  ConciaFirst Consul
DamLyphardNorthern DancerNearctic
FAWAAKEH (USA) GoofedCourt Martial
1991Dish DashBustinoBusted
  Loose CoverVenture

NIELLO (AUS) (Bay 2000-Stud 2005). 4 wins-1 at 2, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1. Sire of 314 rnrs, 160 wnrs, inc. SW Nautical (TRC Bow Mistress Trophy, Gr.3), Tried and Tired, Finiguerra, SP Your Honour, Ipioga, Niobe, El Magico, Sparks Burn and of Kievann, Alchemy's Eight, Azkal, Sweet Ella, Daiello, Spartan Eagle, Ocsmepop, Tasteofenergy, Olly's a Star, Cash is Coming, Fiello, Jetello, Crafman, Dashing Supreme, Delniello, Noir Rasoir, etc.


1st dam

FAWAAKEH, by Lyphard. Winner at 2, 2d Newmarket Jersey Lily Fillies' Nursery H., 4th Kempton Masaka S., L. Half-sister to MAROOF, Arrasas, Dahomey, Ahdaab (dam of CALLWOOD DANCER, CONTREDANSE), Sabaah (dam of DESERT KING, CAIRDEAS). Dam of eleven named foals, ten to race, five winners, inc:-

Elghani (c. by Lahib). 5 wins from 1600m to 2000m in GB and U.A.E, Newmarket Charles Heidsieck Champagne H., Jebel Ali Racecourse H., Nad al Sheba Dubai Racing Club H., Godolphin Seven Stars S., 2d Nad al Sheba Family & Favourites S., Al Rostamani Group H., Godolphin Seven Stars H., 3d Jebel Ali S., L, Jebel Ali Al Shafar Group of Companies H., Nayef S., 4th Jebel Ali S., L.

Cape d'Amore (c. by Cape Cross). 7 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$210,122, VRC Voodoo H., Albury Cup, 2d VRC Better Loosen Up H., MRC Betfair H., 3d MVRC SAJ Cater Care Group H., MRC Betfair H., Wheatear H.

Rahwaan (g. by Darshaan). 4 wins from 1½m to 2¼m, Doncaster Lakeside H., Newmarket Fusion Tristar H., 2d Haydock Shank Lane H., 3d Haydock Ted Heaton Retirement H.

Kaseh (c. by Grand Lodge). 7 wins to 1400m, A$80,890, 3d VRC Werribee River H., MRC Magic Ruler H.

Ruhlmann (c. by Green Desert). 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m in Aust.

Trojan Bullet (g. by Elusive Quality). Placed in Aust.

El Uno (g. by Elmaamul). Placed at 3 in GB.

Deemar (f. by Lahib). Placed in Ireland. Dam of-

Dumar. 4 wins to 1400m in Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC Class 5 H., 2d Singapore TC Emirates London S., Class 4 H., Class 5 H., 3d SAJC Classic Timber Furniture P., Singapore TC Oub Kayhian S., Class 4 H.

Diamond Zara. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Not Affected (f. by Elnadim). Unraced. Dam of-

Somethinaboutdaisy. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in 2014-15 in Aust.


2nd dam

DISH DASH, by Bustino. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1½m, Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2, Sandown Chequers S., 3d Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.2, 4th Newcastle Virginia S., L. Half-sister to SMOGGY, CANTERBURY TALE, Feliciano, Silk and Satin. Dam of 15 foals, 14 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

MAROOF (Danzig). Champion Older Horse in Europe. 4 wins-2 at 2-from 5f to 1m, US$456,081, Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1, Goodwood Vintage S., Gr.3, Newbury Arlington S., Lingfield Saffron 2YO S., 2d Curragh National S., Gr.1, International S., Gr.2, Doncaster Park S., Gr.3, Sandown Brigadier Gerard S., Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix du Rond-Point, Gr.2. Successful sire.

Arrasas (Irish River). Winner at 2, 2d Newmarket Zetland S., L. Sire.

Dahomey (Dayjur). Placed at 3, 3d Kempton Easter S., L.

Mayaasa. Winner at 9¾f in GB. Dam of-

Haifaa. Unplaced. Dam of-

EXTRA ZERO (Way West). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1150m, R752,650, Turffontein Sycamore Sprint, Gr.3, J&B Met in Jozi Call to Book P., 2d Turffontein Three Troikas S., Gr.3, 3d Greyville Golden Slipper, Gr.1, 4th Turffontein Fillies Mile, Gr.3, Bauhinia H., L.

NEGEV (Stronghold). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, R1,001,250, Turffontein Syringa H., L, Vaal Triple Crown Coming Soon H., 2d Vaal Nkosazana S., L, 3d Turffontein Fillies Mile, Gr.3.

Ahdaab. Placed in GB. Dam of-

CALLWOOD DANCER (Danehill Dancer). Champion Grass Female in Canada in 2008. 6 wins from 7f to 9f, £2,311, US$780,645, Woodbine Nassau S., Gr.2, Allowance-3 times, 2d Woodbine EP Taylor S., Gr.1, Canadian S., Gr.2, Nassau S., Gr.2, Calder My Charmer H., Gr.3, 4th Woodbine Dance Smartly S., Gr.2, Churchill Downs Cardinal H., Gr.3.

CONTREDANSE (Danehill Dancer). 3 wins from 1650m to 2200m, £27,727, €271,500, US$59,292, Milan Oaks d'Italia, Gr.2, 2d Deauville Prix de la Nonette, Gr.3, 3d York Lyric S., L, 4th Woodbine EP Taylor S., Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Corrida, Gr.2.

Walklikeanegyptian (Danehill). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 5f to 9f in GB and U.S.A, 2d Arlington Park Pucker Up S., Gr.3. Dam of-

THE CORSICAN (Galileo). 5 wins from 1¼m to 1½m, £164,304, €8,580, to 2015, Newbury Arc Trial, Gr.3, Goodwood Festival S., L, Doncaster H., Goodwood Harwoods Group S., 2d Goodwood Glorious S., Gr.3, 4th Royal Ascot Prince of Wales's S., Gr.1.

DEAUVILLE (Galileo). 2 wins at 2 in 2015, Leopardstown Tyros S., Gr.3, 2d Newmarket Royal Lodge S., Gr.2.

Sabaah. Placed in GB. Dam of-

DESERT KING (Danehill). Top of The 1997 International 3YO Classification (intermediate). Champion 3YO in Ireland in 1997 (Mile/Intermediate/Long). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, £774,182, Irish Derby, Gr.1, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Curragh National S., Gr.1, Tetrarch S., Gr.3, 2d Irish Champion S., Gr.1, York International S., Gr.1, Curragh Gladness S., Gr.3, Tyros S., L, 4th Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1. Successful sire.

CAIRDEAS (Darshaan). 3 wins at 1¼m, €162,787, Curragh Mooresbridge S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Trigo S., L, 2d Curragh Royal Whip S., Gr.2, Gallinule S., Gr.3, 3d Leopardstown Meld S., Gr.3, Curragh Alleged S., L, 4th Curragh Finale S., L, Alleged S., L, Leopardstown Saval Beg S., L. Sire.

Dawn Attack. Unraced. Dam of-

HAZARD (Flying Spur). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$589,615, to 2014-15, BRC Dane Ripper S., Gr.2, SAJC Proud Miss S., Gr.3, MRC Ern Jensen Funerals H., Cath White Memorial H., Bendigo JC Catanach's Gold Bracelet, MRC Grand Hotel Frankston H., 2d MRC Mannerism S., Gr.3, Cockram S., Gr.3, SAJC Laelia S., L, 3d MRC (Mornington) Hareeba S., L.

CRUCIAL (Nadeem). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2050m, A$271,285, SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, MRC Ferntree Gully Nissan H., MVRC Newmarket Insurance TBV H., 2d MRC Jim Conway 2YO H., 3d VRC Aktrapid Nursing Agency H., MRC Pavilion P.

JAVA (Medaglia d'Oro). 4 wins to 1400m, A$210,750, in 2014-15, MRC Manfred S., Gr.3, Heading Out Hair & Beauty H., MRC (Mornington) Point on Nepean Restaurant H., 3d MRC Testa Rossa S., L, Bendigo Guineas, L, 4th MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1.

ANTELUCAN (Domesday). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, A$208,200, to 2015-16, VRC Emirates Airline P., Gr.3, MRC Ern Jensen Funerals P., 2d VRC Lanec H., 3d Canberra RC Black Opal S., Gr.3, MRC Twilight Glow S., L.


Race Record: 2 Starts 0-0-0 A$1,635.

Raced twice.