Keep To The River

Keep To The River

Sire: Keep The Faith

Dam: Best River

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Filly

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Nov 5th, 2014

Country: Australia

Horse Description:

This lovely athletic filly is a 3/4 sister to Group 1 winner Riva San.

She is paid up for VOBIS and VOBIS Gold.





Chestnut fillyFoaled in 2014

SireSunday SilenceHaloHail to Reason
KEEP THE FAITH (AUS) Wishing WellUnderstanding
2000Duelling GirlDayjurDanzig
DamBest WesternBletchinglyBiscay
BEST RIVER (AUS) Grease PaintRaimondo
1996Santa Rosa RiverGypsy KingdomPlanet Kingdom
  Cincinnati GirlSpeculating

KEEP THE FAITH (AUS) (Brown 2000-Stud 2006). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1600m, MRC Schweppervescence Cup, L. Sire of 289 rnrs, 194 wnrs, inc. SW Trust in a Gust (MRC Sir Rupert Clarke S., Gr.1), Dinkum Diamond, Soldi Domani, Honey Steel's Gold, Lucky Penny, Socks, SP Sayahailmary, Mexborough Boy, Tidy Prophet, Keep the Cash, Extra Virgin, The Counterfeiter, In Faith and of Spiritual Girl, Jessica Rose, Gold Bundle, Faith in Fate, Son of Faith, etc.


1st dam

BEST RIVER, by Best Western. Winner at 1100m, 3d MVRC Moonee Ponds Shopping Centre H. Dam of eight foals, six to race, two winners, inc:-

RIVA SAN (f. by Any Given Sunday). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2400m, A$901,250, Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, Queensland Derby, Gr.1, SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L, VRC Peter Armytage 2YO H., 2d VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, AJC Craven P., Gr.3, VRC Henry Bucks Best Dressed P., 3d Gold Coast Bracelet, L, 4th MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

Kawabata. 5 wins from 1600m to 3050m, A$99,690, to 2016-17, 2d MVRC Modscape H.

River Bypass (f. by Skalato). 4 wins from 1300m to 2050m, A$97,152, 2d MVRC Programmed Property Services H., MRC Deck the Halls H., 3d MRC Getting Deaf Kids Talking Cup, Goleen H. Dam of-

Sheriff John Stone (Reward for Effort). 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in 2016-17, 3d VRC Incognitus S., L.


2nd dam

SANTA ROSA RIVER, by Gypsy Kingdom. Unraced. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Best River. Winner. See above.

Marlon Lad. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Guns for Rosa. Winner at 900m in Aust. Dam of-

Guns Ablaze. 6 wins-3 at 2-to 1100m, A$112,430, STC The Horizon at Mission Beach 2YO H., AJC Paul Keating 2YO H., QTC Oppressor H., 2d AJC Malaya 2YO H., BTC Courier Mail H., QTC Northside Honda H., Lord Rego H., STC Golden Wing H., 3d STC Tooheys New H., Qld Tatt's RC Mita Vite H., QTC Cockatoo Ridge H.

Guns for Silver - Harragon (Mac.). Winner at 900m, 3d STC PJ Gallagher's Parramatta H.

Firearm. 5 wins to 1400m in Aust.

Lauren Emily. 2 wins at 1050m, 1100m in Aust. Dam of-

Caledonian Gold - Moon's Fairy (Sin.). 3 wins to 1200m in Aust. and Singapore, Singapore TC Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Class 3 H., Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Panasonic LED S., Class 4 H.

Best Fashion. Placed in Aust.

Biaire. Unplaced. Dam of-

World City. 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m to 2016-17, HKJC Carl F Bucherer H., Luk Wu H., Heung Yip H., 2d HKJC Kowloon Peak H., High Island H., 3d HKJC North Point H., Hau Wong H.

Khisdar. 2 wins at 1200m, 3d Waikato RC NZTI H.

Don Gallardo. 2 wins at 1800m, 1850m in NZ.

Always Success. Winner at 1200m, 3d Singapore TC Class 5 H.


3rd dam

CINCINNATI GIRL, by Speculating. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of 4 foals, 2 to race.


4th dam

EMERALD CUT, by Baguette. Unplaced. Half-sister to Todman Girl (dam of IMATARE). Dam of 14 named foals, all raced, 11 winners, inc:-

Gypsy Ochre. 6 wins from 1200m to 1650m, BATC Kiwi H., 3d BATC Bright Shadow H.

Raspberry Road. 2 wins at 1600m, 2d AJC Manager's Mares H., STC Flying Kurana H., 3d AJC Best Western H. Dam of-

Ourkohinoor. 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$102,196, MRC H., BMW Caulfield Cup Noms H., Cove Hotel H., 3d QTC Mothers Day-The Sky Restaurant 2YO H. Producer.


5th dam

Radiant Energy, by Wilkes. Winner at 4½f, 2d QTC CE McDougall S., L, BATC Novice H., Kembla Grange RC Bremer 2YO H., 3d Kembla Grange RC Splendide H. Sister to NATIVE STATESMAN, PRINCE WILKES, Indian Prince, Upper Crust (dam of FLIRTATIOUS), three-quarter-sister to CONSTANT IMAGE, half-sister to DAMIGELLA, Venetian Castle. Dam of 12 named foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Nuclear Energy. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

Anna's Choice. Unraced. Dam of-

HADES - HELENE VITALITY (H.K.) (Zabeel). Top of The 1999-2000 NZ 3YO Free H. (1700m+). 4 wins from 1400m to 2400m, US$400,000, NZ$241,700, A$104,000, HK$9,451,212, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, HKJC Pok Oi Cup, London H., 2d Nad al Sheba Dubai Sheema Classic, Gr.1, Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, Hong Kong Champions & Chater Cup, L, Hong Kong Gold Cup, L-twice, HKJC Central Avenue H., 3d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, Hong Kong Derby, L, 4th VRC Turnbull S., Gr.2, Hong Kong Champions & Chater Cup, L.

EVERBRIGHT (Cape Cross). 7 wins from 1400m to 2400m, NZ$37,545, HK$5,019,000, HKJC Queen Mother Memorial Cup, L-twice, Counties RC Franklin Long Roofing H.

Flying Monty. 3 wins at 1600m, 2000m, VRC Hi Jinx H., 3d MVRC Galilee Solicitors H. Dam of-

NURSE KITCHEN (Savabeel). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1600m, A$242,300, to 2016-17, Moonee Valley Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 2d ATC Vinery Stud S., Gr.1.

Dove of Peace. Unraced. Dam of-

SUMA PEACE (Sumayr). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2000m, A$202,370, MVRC Diamond Jubilee S., Gr.2, VRC Venuto-NAP Mango H., Riverside H., Marriott Resort H., VATC Orrong H., 2d MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.3, 4th MVRC Bloodhorse Breeders Diamond Jubilee S., Gr.3, VRC Matriarch S., L. Producer.

Sargood. Raced twice. Dam of-

Humorous Girl. Winner at 950m in Aust. Dam of-

WILD TOUCH (Haulpak). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, WATC Sheraton Perth S.H., L, 2d WATC Ngawyni S., L. Dam of-

Marooned and Wild. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, WATC Fairplay Quality Sprint H. Dam of-

DONIZETTI - FORTUNE WIN (H.K.) (Ron Bon). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, A$104,330, WATC Fairetha S., L, 3d Western Australian Guineas, Gr.2.

Todman Girl. Unraced. Dam of-

IMATARE (Imagele). Winner at 2, WATC Gimcrack S., L, 2d WATC Balmoral H. Producer.


Race Record: 1 Starts 0-0-0 A$500.

Raced once.