Sire: Raphael's Cat

Colour: Bay

Dam: Diamond Darling

Sex: Filly

Age: 2

Foaled: Sep 08, 2018

Country: Australia

 

 BAY OR BROWN FILLY (AUS)

 

Foaled 8th September 2018

SireRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
RAPHAEL'S CAT (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2012Cat by the TaleTale of the CatStorm Cat
  St Clair RidgeIndian Ridge
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
DIAMOND DARLING (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
2005Desert DarlingGreen DesertDanzig
  HabibtiHabitat

RAPHAEL'S CAT (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2017). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$121,550, ATC TAB Place Multi 2YO P., More Than Ready at Vinery H., 2d VRC Danehill S., Gr.2, 4th MRC Blue Sapphire S., L. Brother to SP Tale of Choice (3d ATC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3). Out of SW Cat by the Tale (Santa Anita San Gorgonio H., Gr.2), a three-quarter-sister to SW Datim Benim. Grandson of SW St Clair Ridge (Curragh Futurity S., Gr.3). His oldest progeny are yearlings.

 

1st dam

DIAMOND DARLING, by Zabeel. Unraced. Sister to Zalika (dam of HUMIDOR), blood-sister to LAFLEUR (dam of AMARYLLIS, PAPILIO), Zygadene (dam of (THE) WILDFLOWER), half-sister to HEART OFTHE DESERT - HOSTWIN DONATELLO (Mac.). This is her sixth living foal. Dam of three foals to race, two winners-

Corruption (g. by Pentire). 2 wins at 2400m, 2800m in Aust.

Her Highness (f. by High Chaparral). Winner at 1800m in Aust.

Almost Crystal (f. by Snitzel). Placed at 3, 2d ATC Hyland Race Colours H.

 

2nd dam

DESERT DARLING, by Green Desert. Placed at 2 in GB. Sister to Desert Lily (dam of LAFLEUR), half-sister to Reem Albaraari (dam of MORSHDI, ILITSHE). Dam of 10 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

HEART OFTHE DESERT - HOSTWIN DONATELLO (Mac.) (Show a Heart). 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m in Aust. and Macau, Macau Guineas, L, Macau Autumn Trophy, L, 4YO Prelude, L, 2d Macau Derby, L, Macau Ballymoss H., 3d Macau Gold Cup, L.

Zalika. 3 wins at 2000m, 2100m, Avondale JC Matua Valley Wines H., Waikato RC Dunstan Feeds Championship Qualifier, 3d Waikato RC Vero Insurance New Zealand H. Dam of-

HUMIDOR (Teofilo). 8 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$149,775, A$3,884,100, to 2018-19, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, Makybe Diva S., Gr.1, MRC Memsie S., Gr.1, VRC Blamey S., Gr.2, Manawatu Classic, Gr.3, Hawkes Bay AON Insurance Brokers H., Reliable Man Mile H., 2d ATC BMW S., Gr.1, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Livamol Classic, Gr.1, MRC Peter Young S., Gr.2, TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.3, Waikato RC Bupa Care Services H., 3d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, VRC Turnbull S., Gr.1, MRC Caulfield S., Gr.1, Underwood S., Gr.1, Waikato RC SVS Laboratories H., 4th ATC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, MRC Futurity S., Gr.1, Moonee Valley Gold Cup, Gr.2, MRC John Dillon H., L.

Marechal. Winner at 2, Levin RC Courtesy Ford 2YO H., 2d Southland RC Elmwood Catering ILT Foundation H., Sheet Metalcraft Ltd H., 4th ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3. Dam of-

CYBER ATTACK (Shamexpress). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1150m, 1200m, NZ$101,812, A$3,875, to 2018-19, Hawkes Bay El Roca Trophy, L, Waikato RC Wealleans H., Majestic Horse Floats P., 2d ARC Mongolian Khan Trophy, Gr.3, Waikato RC Great Northern Foal S., L, Taranaki RC Coca Cola H., 3d Waikato RC John Letts Speaker 17th August S.

 

3rd dam

HABIBTI, by Habitat. Top of The 1983 European 3YO Classification (1000m-1200m). Top filly on The 1982 Irish 2YO Free H. 9 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, £259,812, 420,000fr., Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.2, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.2, York William Hill Sprint Championship S., Gr.2, Lowther S., Gr.2, Lingfield Leisure S., L, 2d Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.2, 3d York William Hill Sprint Championship S., Gr.1, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Ascot Diadem S., Gr.3, Newbury Fred Darling S., Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Loralane (dam of NURYANA), half-sister to KNESSET, Great Klaire (dam of ST. KLAIRE), Eight Carat (dam of OCTAGONAL, DIAMOND LOVER, KAAPSTAD, MARQUISE, MOUAWAD). Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Hameeda. Winner at 1m, 3d Newmarket Poppy 2YO Fillies' S. Producer.

Desert Lily. Winner at 2 in Ireland. Dam of-

LAFLEUR (Zabeel). Third top filly on The 2002-03 NZ 3YO Free H. 3 wins at 1600m, 2000m, NZ$191,975, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 2d ARC Queen Elizabeth H., Gr.2, 4th New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Counties Cup, Gr.2, ARC Lindauer Grandeur S., Gr.3, Manawatu Breeders' S., L. Dam of-

AMARYLLIS (Red Ransom). 8 wins to 1300m, NZ$142,888, ARC Darley P., Gr.3, Blandford Lodge Yearling Draft H., Waikato RC Lodge City Rentals H., BOP RC Pollock & Sons Crane Hire H., 2d ARC Concorde H., Gr.2, 4th ARC Newmarket H., L. Producer.

PAPILIO (Redoute's Choice). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, Hororata RC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, Hawkes Bay Billy's Bar Hastings H., 2d Matamata RC Richardson Racing Stables H. Producer.

Zygadene. Winner at 1600m, 2d Taranaki RC Oaks Trial. Dam of-

(THE) WILDFLOWER (Keeper). 4 wins from 1500m to 1950m, NZ$227,175, Rotorua Challenge P., L, ARC Otakiri Reserve H., 2d Waikato RC Herbie Dyke S., Gr.1, ARC Avondale Cup, Gr.2.

Reem Albaraari. Placed at 2, 3d Ascot Blue Seal 2YO S. Dam of-

MORSHDI (Slip Anchor). Champion 3YO in Germany & Italy in 2001 (Long). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1650m to 2400m, £146,630, 765,000,013L., 1,000,000Dm., 90,000Dhs in GB, Italy, Germany and U.A.E, Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.1, Derby Italiano, Gr.1, Abu Dhabi Championship S., L, 2d Irish Derby, Gr.1, 3d Newmarket S., L.

ILITSHE (Fastnet Rock). 6 wins from 1800m to 2850m, R574,250, Turffontein Caradoc Gold Cup, Gr.3, Derby Trial, L, Scottsville Kay Makan Roadmate H., 3d Turffontein Aquanaut H., L, Clairwood KZN Winter Challenge 2000 H., Turffontein Citizen S., 4th Turffontein Racing Association H., L.

Kundooz (Sabrehill). Winner at 2, Doncaster Carling Lager 2YO S., 2d Abu Dhabi National Day Cup, L, Nad al Sheba Emirates Airline P., 3d Nad al Sheba Melbourne Racing Club Trophy.

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