Spades A Spade


Spades A Spade

Sire: Reward For Effort

Dam: Tell It How It Is

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Colt

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Oct 22nd, 2013

Country: Australia


Pedigree

 

 CHESTNUT COLT (AUS)

 

Foaled 22nd October 2013

SireExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
REWARD FOR EFFORT (AUS) PatronaLomond
2006Miss ProspectRory's JesterCrown Jester
  Imposing LifeImposing
DamRoyal AcademyNijinskyNorthern Dancer
TELL IT HOW IT IS (AUS) Crimson SaintCrimson Satan
2006Whispering PinesBletchinglyBiscay
  Vaigly SceneBusted

REWARD FOR EFFORT (AUS) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Consular. Sire of 76 rnrs, 30 wnrs, inc. SW Gold Symphony (MRC Vain S., Gr.3), Take Pride, Dalradian, SP Gratwick and of Hell of an Effort, Jevilla, Montana Star - Star Superior (H.K.), Petite's Reward, Marie Clare, Ability, Destiny's Reward, Pakaya Prince, Silent Sniper, Uncanny Effort, Valentine's Reward, Kilowatt, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.

 

1st dam

TELL IT HOW IT IS, by Royal Academy. Unraced. This is her third foal. Dam of one foal to race-

The Soothsayer (g. by Strategic). Placed to 2015-16 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

Whispering Pines, by Bletchingly. Winner at 2, VRC Cap d'Antibes H., 3d SAJC Cinderella S., L, VATC Western H. Sister to SON OF ADELAIDE, half-sister to CASTLE PINES, Royal Millennium. Dam of 10 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Wyangan Pines. 7 wins to 1400m, A$151,900, STC Oxford Hotel Drummoyne H., AJC Percy Marks H., Moorebank H., STC Nivea Visage H., 2d STC Merlot Construction Series H., AJC Love 'n' Deuce Tennis Centre H., 3d AJC Botany H.

Late Whisper. 7 wins to 1500m, A$85,580, STC Freedom of Choice H., 2d STC Elizabeth Farm H., 3d AJC Victorinox H., Club NSW & Club Keno H.

Royal Doctor. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in Aust. and HK, HKJC Kau Sai Chau H., 2d HKJC Cowdray Park H., Chak On H., Sunset Peak H., Hawthorn H., Castle Peak Bay H., Ashley H., 3d HKJC 125th Anniversary Cup H., HKJC Bulkeley H.

Whispering Academy. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1800m in South Africa. Dam of-

Up Front (Count Dubois). 4 wins from 1400m to 1700m, R439,000, Turffontein Computaform Express P., Lithotech P., Vaal Computaform Express H., 2d Scottsville Allan Robertson Championship, Gr.1, Turffontein South African Fillies Nursery, Gr.2, 3d Turffontein Yellowwood H., Gr.3.

Arts Academy. 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m, R179,230, 3d Kenilworth Rossgo CC H.

Seven Whispers. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m to 2014-15, 3d Vaal Thank You for Joining Us Today H.

This is Sparta. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in 2015-16 in South Africa.

Hot Whispers. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Joss. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

Hughie and Me. 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m to 2015-16 in Aust.

 

3rd dam

VAIGLY SCENE, by Busted. Unraced. Half-sister to VAIGLY GREAT, Vaigly Star (dam of SAHARA STAR, YALAIETANEE), Vayavaig (dam of EXPENSIVE). Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

CASTLE PINES (Marscay). 2 wins at 2, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, SAJC Proud Miss H., 2d VATC Bounding Away H., L.

SON OF ADELAIDE (Bletchingly). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1900m, R266,770 in South Africa and Mauritius, Scottsville Frank Martin S., L, 2d Turffontein South African Nursery P., Gr.2, Vaal Premier's H., L, 3d Newmarket TC JF (Cookie) Coetzee Memorial H., L, 4th Turffontein John Skeaping Trophy S., Gr.2, Vaal Bookmakers' H., L.

Royal Millennium (Danehill). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, R220,050, S$750, 2d Scottsville Scottsville S., Gr.3, Durbanville Dubai Millennium H., 3d Greyville South African Guineas, Gr.1.

Whispering Pines (Bletchingly). Winner. See above.

Houston - Winning Lad (H.K.). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, A$18,300, HK$3,616,850, HKJC Kam Tin H., Black's Link H., QTC Mighty Keys 2YO H., HKJC Morrison Hill H., 2d Qld Tatt's RC Queensland Millions QRIS S., QTC RSL Claret S., HKJC Lei Yue Mun H., Mount Parker H., 3d HKJC Anhui H., Chung Hom Kok H.

Tuscan Thunder. 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, VATC Proud Miss 2YO H., 3d MVRC Gondolier Welter H.

Winsome Girl. Winner at 1m in Ireland. Dam of-

Twiggy's Sister (Flying Spur). 3 wins at 7f, £2,289, €80,030, Leopardstown Castlewood H., 2d Cork Platinum S., L, 3d Curragh Irish Stallions Farms Summer Fillies H., 4th Curragh Athasi S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Brownstown Stud S., Gr.3, Tipperary Fairy Bridge S., L. Dam of-

ROYAL RAZALMA (Lope de Vega). 2 wins at 2, Newmarket Cornwallis S., Gr.3, Goodwood Markel Insurance 2YO Fillies' S., 4th Ayr Firth of Clyde S., Gr.3.

 

4th dam

DERVAIG, by Derring-Do. 15 wins-1 at 2- in GB and Trinidad, Union Park Texaco P., L. Sister to Demarche (dam of GREAT VANITY), half-sister to Darcon, Hi-Baby (dam of HOCHE, TRAVOLTA, RAGAFAN). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

VAIGLY GREAT (Great Nephew). 6 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Newmarket Palace House S., Gr.3, 2d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1-twice, Palace House S., Gr.3, 3d Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.2, Duke of York S., Gr.3, Ascot Diadem S., Gr.3. Sire.

Vaigly Star (Star Appeal). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Newmarket Martini Trophy, 2d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Duke of York S., Gr.3. Dam of-

YALAIETANEE (Sadler's Wells). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m in GB and U.A.E, Newbury Greenham S., Gr.3, Newmarket Girton 2YO S., 4th Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1. Sire.

SAHARA STAR (Green Desert). 2 wins at 2, Goodwood Molecomb S., Gr.3, Sandown Supersloane S., 3d York Lowther S., Gr.2. Dam of-

LAND OF DREAMS (Cadeaux Genereux). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Doncaster Flying Childers S., Gr.2, Goodwood King George S., Gr.3, 2d Newmarket Empress S., L, Ripon Champion 2YO Trophy, L, 4th Ascot Cornwallis S., Gr.3, Newmarket Palace House S., Gr.3. Dam of-

DREAM AHEAD (Diktat). Champion Sprinter in Europe in 2011. Champion 3YO Miler in France & GB in 2011. Joint Champion 2YO Colt in Europe & GB in 2010. 6 wins-3 at 2-to 1400m, £485,426, €371,410, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.1, Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1, July Cup, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de la Foret, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1. Sire.

INTO THE DARK (Rainbow Quest). 5 wins from 1¼m to 1½m, Newmarket James Seymour S., L, 2d Newbury Arc Trial S., Gr.3.

Gentle Night. Raced once. Dam of-

PRINCESS NOOR (Holy Roman Emperor). 2 wins at 2, Ascot Princess Margaret S., Gr.3, 2d Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1.

Star Express. Winner at 2350m, 2d Longchamp Prix de la Ville de Paris, Deauville Prix de Tracy. Dam of-

Haedi. Winner at 6f in GB. Dam of-

MULTITUDE (Multidimensional). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m to 2016 in India, Calcutta Indian Champagne S., L, 2d Calcutta Two Thousand Guineas, L.

Revonda. Unraced. Dam of-

MAD RUSH (Lemon Drop Kid). 3 wins at 10½f, 1½m, £107,217, €30,000, A$225,000, Goodwood Tapster S., L, 2d Deauville Prix Kergorlay, Gr.2.

NASHATARA (Nashwan). Champion Older Female in Italy in 2003 (Intermediate). 3 wins from 1000m to 2000m, Milan Premio Verziere, L, Premio Melegnano. Producer.

Vayavaig. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

EXPENSIVE (Royal Applause). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 1m, £198,245, 62,560Dhs, Kempton Snowdrop S., L, Pontefract Pipalong S., L. Producer.