RedwoodxMerci Grand Gelding


RedwoodxMerci Grand Gelding

Sire: Redwood

Dam: Merci Grand

Colour: Brown

Gender: Colt

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Aug 13th, 2016

Country: New Zealand

Trainer's Name: Shaun Dwyer


Owners

Michael Anghie, Alan Beckett, Damian Degenhardt, Tim Eddy, Spruiser Racing (Mgr: Craig Elkington), Roger Gilchrist, Sean Keeble, Clay Hero Racing (Mgr: Ross Lanyon), Todd Lichti, Sue Lichti, Peter Rusin, Tony Smith, Adrian Willoughby

Horse Description:

The sire 'Redwood' is a Group 1 winning son of the highly successful stallion High Chaparral who entered stud in 2012

  • 19 winners to date from his first three-year-old crop including Rosewood, Chamalu, Swampland, Cedar Grande, Our Sequoia, Night's Watch, Wooden Red, Red Sierra, Tamarack, Scarlet Princess, Sequoia Lady, Livin' on a Prayer, Soonbaby, Youvebeenlitup, I See Red and The Big Sur.

4YO Timeform rating of 121 - higher than Manighar, Glass Harmonium and My Kingdom Of Fife.

Comes from a high class European family with his second dam, Jolypha, the Champion 3YO Filly of France in 1992, and a sister to the European Champion and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Dancing Brave.

First crop of yearlings sold for up to $210,000. Shares are available at $4,430.00 for 5% includes all expenses until 1st August 2018.


Pedigree

 

 BROWN COLT (NZ)

 

Foaled 13th August 2016

SireHigh ChaparralSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
REDWOOD (GB) KasoraDarshaan
2006Arum LilyWoodmanMr. Prospector
  JolyphaLyphard
DamChoisirDanehill DancerDanehill
MERCI GRAND (AUS) Great SelectionLunchtime
2005ThanksgivingGenerousCaerleon
  The World is MineLast Tycoon

REDWOOD (GB) (Bay or Brown 2006-Stud 2012). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 1½m, Woodbine Northern Dancer Turf S., Gr.1. Sire of 103 rnrs, 56 wnrs, inc. SW Night's Watch (MRC Naturalism S., Gr.3), Rising Red, Romancer, SP Platinum Invador, Sword in Stone, Livin' on a Prayer, Rosewood, Swampland, The Heiress, High Mode and of Rock on Wood, Te Quiera, Big Sur, Chamalu, High Sierra, I See Red, Red Sierra, Suliman, Tamarack, Woodloveto, Chief Sequoyah, etc.

 

1st dam

MERCI GRAND, by Choisir. 8 wins to 1400m, A$85,780 in Aust. Sister to Public Holiday, half-sister to Bale Star, Firsthand. This is her fourth foal. Dam of two foals to race-

Cedar Grande (f. by Redwood). 3 wins from 1450m to 2200m to 2017-18, 3d MVRC Emerson H., Ballarat TC No Fuss Event Hire H.

Grand Eagle (g. by Redwood). Placed at 3 in 2017-18 in NZ.

 

2nd dam

THANKSGIVING, by Generous. Placed at 3, 3d WRC Trentham Gardens 3YO Fillies S. Dam of 10 named foals, 8 to race, all winners, inc:-

Firsthand (Star Witness). 6 wins to 1400m, A$321,875, to 2018-19, ATC November H., MVRC Kane Constructions 3YO H., ATC TJS Services H., Tab.com.au H.-twice, 2d ATC November H., 3d ATC Razor Sharp H., L, Metropolitan Civil Contactors. H., Tab.com.au H., 4th ATC Hall Mark S., Gr.3.

Bale Star (Nadeem). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, S$410,889, Singapore TC Charity S., Graduation S.-twice, Class 3 H., 2d Singapore TC Stewards' Cup, L, Benchmark 83 H., Macau Jockey Club Trophy, Kranji C S.-twice, Graduation S., Trigger Express Progressive S., 3d Singapore TC New Delhi S., Novice S., 4th Singapore TC Three Rings Trophy, L, Garden City Trophy, L, Singapore 3YO Classic, L.

Public Holiday (Choisir). 5 wins at 1200m, 1600m, A$135,750, SAJC Adelaide Casino Cup in March H., Ken Smith AM H., Sportingbet H.-twice, BRC Coca-Cola Amatil H., 2d SAJC Patinack Farm H., Cam Management H., CMI Toyota H., 3d SAJC Centaurea S., L, STC Theraces.com.au 2YO H., BRC James Brockhurst H., SAJC Jansz Tasmania H., Master Builders Association H. Producer.

Pumpkin Pie. 4 wins to 1400m, A$289,310, Goulburn DRC Sera Country Championships Qualifier, ATC Schweppes H., 2d Goulburn DRC SERA Country Championships Qualifier, ATC Summer Racing H., City Tatt's RC TAB Highway H., 4th ATC Phar Lap S., Gr.2.

Sylvan Power. 5 wins at 1000m, 1400m, A$140,410, 2d MRC Pura Light Start P., MVRC Sportingbet William Hill H.-twice.

Merci Grand. 8 wins. See above.

Alagonia. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m in Aust.

Magic Wand. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m to 2018, Singapore TC Class 4 H., Victoria Peak S., Kranji C S., What Now S., 2d Singapore TC Fatkid S., Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Happiness S., Class 3 H.

Eight of Diamonds. Unraced. Dam of-

Skripchenko. 3 wins at 1100m, A$112,370, ATC Hyland Race Colours H., Scone RC Segenhoe Stud H., 3d ATC TAB Rewards H.

 

3rd dam

THE WORLD IS MINE, by Last Tycoon. Unraced. Half-sister to ST. KLAIRE (dam of BONANOVA, FRATERNITY, TELESTO), Eire. Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Cat's Diamond. 3 wins from 1300m to 2100m, NSW Tatt's RC Royalrandwick.com H., 3d AJC Moore Park H.

 

4th dam

Great Klaire, by Great Nephew. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, STC Questing H., 2d STC Rosemount Wines Classic, Gr.2. Half-sister to HABIBTI, KNESSET, Eight Carat (dam of OCTAGONAL, DIAMOND LOVER, KAAPSTAD, MARQUISE, MOUAWAD). Dam of 12 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

ST. KLAIRE (Bletchingly). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$118,745, Gosford RC Belle of the Turf S., L, 2d STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, Tea Rose S., Gr.2, 3d VRC Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

BONANOVA (Star Way). Second top filly on The 1999-2000 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$1,048,335, VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, Hardy Brothers Classic S., Gr.2, Qld Tatt's RC Winter S., Gr.3-twice, VATC Tristarc S., Gr.3, AJC Wiggle H., L, STC Monterey H., 2d AJC All Aged S., Gr.1, Flight S., Gr.1, STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, George Ryder S., Gr.1, AJC Nivison H., L, 4th STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2. Dam of-

PRIMA NOVA (Danehill Dancer). 5 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$436,292, AJC Japan Racing Association P., L, 2d Qld Tatt's RC Winter S., Gr.1. Producer.

BONAICHI (Fusaichi Pegasus). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$87,000, ARC Bonecrusher S., L, Hawkes Bay Aon Insurance H. Dam of-

EXTRA CHOICE (Redoute's Choice). 3 wins from 1200m to 2200m, A$101,750, Geelong Classic, L.

FRATERNITY (Star Way). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2000m, A$438,440, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Craven P., Gr.3, 2d NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, AJC TL Baillieu H., L, 3d AJC Derby, Gr.1, STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Birdcage H., Kokoda H.

TELESTO (Star Way). 3 wins from 1500m to 2000m, A$741,838, AJC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, AJC Craven P., L, 2d AJC Epsom H., Gr.1, Apollo S., Gr.2, STC Gloaming S., Gr.2, VRC Chester Manifold S., L, Newcastle JC Cameron H., L, 3d AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, AJC Squatters' H., L, 4th VRC Nissan S.H., Gr.1. Sire.

Klairessence. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, AJC Pretty Polly H. Dam of-

Middlebrook. Winner at 1100m, 2d AJC Winooka P., 4th AJC Keith Mackay H., L. Dam of-

TWOZNOTENOUGH (Sakhee's Secret). 9 wins from 1300m to 1800m, NZ$177,855, to 2017-18, CJC Great Easter S., L, Waimate Cup.

BROOKLYN BAY - KELOWNA STAR (Mac.) (Sufficient). 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m to 2017-18 in Aust. and Macau, Macau Guineas, L, Macau Autumn Trophy, L-twice.

In Essence. Unplaced. Dam of-

Fastnet Lady. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, 4th ARC Soliloquy S., L, Wanganui Guineas, L. Dam of-

FIVE TO MIDNIGHT (Domesday). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$571,835, A$15,000, to 2018-19, Waikato Cup, Gr.3, 2d Auckland Cup, Gr.1, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2-twice, 3d ARC Avondale Cup, Gr.2-twice.

St. Kate. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 2d BTC Unequalled 2YO H. Dam of-

KAKAKAKATIE (Zeditave). 5 wins at 1200m, A$169,840, AJC PJ Bell H., L, 3d STC Research S., Gr.3. Producer.

St. Katherine. Unplaced. Dam of-

SAINT ENCOSTA (Encosta de Lago). 5 wins from 1500m to 2200m, A$396,600, ATC Randwick City S., Gr.3, 2d VRC Super Impose S., L, ATC City Tattersalls Club Cup, L, AJC Dulcify H., L.

SHEER TALENT (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, A$200,125, VRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3, 2d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, 3d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, 4th MRC Manfred S., L.

KITTENS (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 1800m, 2000m, A$204,872, SAJC Chairman's S., Gr.3, Hill Smith S., L, 4th VRC Oaks, Gr.1, South Australian Derby, Gr.1. Producer.

Eire (Bletchingly). Winner at 2, AJC Time & Tide H., 2d ACT RC Black Opal S., Gr.2, 3d NSW Tatt's RC Roman Consul S., Gr.3. Sire.

Come on Klaire. Raced once. Dam of-

Hootenanny. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

SIDEREUS (General Nediym). Winner at 2, A$126,550, STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, 2d VRC Schweppervescence Sprint H., L, 3d STC Darley Guineas Day 2YO H., 4th AJC Skyline S., Gr.3. Sire.

VELROSSO (General Nediym). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$541,185, GCTC Magic Millions Cup, RL, 3d ATC Fireball H., L.

Telepathy. Unraced. Dam of-

TELEPATHIC (Mossman). 6 wins from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$30,025, A$309,500, ATC Cup, L, 2d ATC Millie Fox S., Gr.2.

Sally Klaire. Unraced. Dam of-

Miss Anna Louise. 5 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$76,665, AJC Goose Boy H., STC Mike Howlin Memorial H. Dam of-

Del Lirio. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1250m, STC Rosehill Gardens Events Centre H., Bridal Show 2YO H. Dam of-

MATERIAL MAN (Vital Equine). 14 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$1,612,775, to 2017-18, WATC Perth Cup, Gr.2, Belmont Sprint, Gr.3, Hyperion S., Gr.3, Strickland S., Gr.3, Bunbury TC AHA Cup, L, 2d WATC Kingston Town Classic, Gr.1-twice, Ted Van Heemst S., Gr.2, 3d Perth Racing Railway S., Gr.1.

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