Sire: Swiss Ace

Colour: Bay

Dam: Derrydane

Sex: Mare

Age: 5

Foaled: Aug 27, 2015

Country: New Zealand

Owners: S G Healy, K P Hawes, N Theoharakos, J B Anson, B W Wood, Mrs M M Shaw, D R Shaw, K Lane, R J J Lynch, C G Anderson, Ms J L Anderson, H W Birrell, M R Hooper, B E Robie, Ms S K Laxon, Syndicates: Twofold (Mgr:g V Butt), Nz Thoroughbred Holdings Ltd (Mgr:r M Warwick) & Bops Racing (Mgr:b J Crooks)

Career:
6: 1 - 0 - 0
Wins: 16.7%
Place: 0.0%
Prizemoney:$14,550.00

Winner!

Sunshine Coast maiden winner over 1000m at her 2nd race start on June 21.

 Despite a lack of fitness, a wide barrier, a heavy track and the short 1000m journey, this determined Miss was able to overcome these obstacles at only her 2nd race start!

 

Don’t miss the opportunity, the form is there, so get on board with the exciting Esprit Racing stable!

This lovely 3yo filly, closely related to Esprit Racing’s current flagship in Irish Constabulary was purchased in NZ in January 2017.

As such, the relationship to Shogun Lodge, Singing the Blues and Referral, and more recent NZ performers in full sister Passing Shot and Raising Shot, make this filly a very lucrative acquisition.

After taking some time to mature, she has done everything right and is now a winner!  .

Watch these videos taken in late March 2018 and earlier, and see how she has developed:

 

 

 IRISH ACE (NZ)

 

Bay mareFoaled in 2015

SireSecret SavingsSeeking the GoldMr. Prospector
SWISS ACE (AUS) JurisdictionalDamascus
2004Rapid ServeCarson CityMr. Prospector
  Tennis PartnerNorthern Dancer
DamDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
DERRYDANE (NZ) RazyanaHis Majesty
2002Irish TruceBrief TruceIrish River
  Pride of TahneeBest Western

SWISS ACE (AUS) (Bay 2004-Stud 2010). 12 wins-2 at 2, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1. Sire of 333 rnrs, 223 wnrs, 12 SW, inc. Julius (ARC Railway S., Gr.1), Swissta, Miss Federer, Secret Spirit, Passing Shot, Speedy Meady, Blackcrown - Little Giant (H.K.), First Serve, Mywayorthehighway, Ichiban, Top Prospect, Huka Eagle, SP Tivaan Warrior, Cantstopthefeeling, Bella Gioia, Cut Me Loose, He's an Ace, Nova Swiss, Hotshots Slam, She's a Lady, Ace's Wild, etc.

 

1st dam

DERRYDANE, by Danehill. Placed at 3 in Aust. Three-quarter-sister to Irish Constabulary. Dam of eight named foals, all raced, six winners-

PASSING SHOT (g. by Swiss Ace). 11 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$411,920, A$3,440, to 2018-19, ARC Mr Tiz Trophy, Gr.3, Hawkes Bay Finance Sprint H., L, WRC Lightning H., L, Gazley Cup, Hawkes Bay Per Incanto H., Taranaki RC Coca Cola Dash H., Rotorua RC Donelley Natural Wood Products H., Waikato RC Lowe Schollum & Jones H., WRC Phill Cataldo Bloodstock 2YO H., BOP RC Magners Irish Cider H., 2d Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Bonecrusher S., Gr.3, CJC Stewards H., Gr.3, ARC Newmarket H., L, Te Akau's Gingernuts H., Manawatu RC Pohangina Cup, Cambridge JC AON Insurance Brokers H., Matamata RC Westbury Waikato H., BOP RC O'Connor Warren Insurance H., 3d Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3, Hawkes Bay Finance Sprint H., L, CJC Pegasus H., L, 4th WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, ARC Darley P., Gr.3, Waikato RC J Swap Contractors Sprint H., Gr.3, ARC Trevor Eagle Memorial S., L, Hawkes Bay Finance Sprint H, L, WRC Lightning H., L.

Rising Shot (f. by Red Giant). 3 wins at 1400m, ARC Dunstan Rising Stars Qualifier H., Waikato RC Christmas at the Races 17th December H., 2d Waikato RC Cal Isuzu S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Humphries Construction H., 4th ARC Rich Hill Mile, Gr.2.

Hotshots Slam (g. by Swiss Ace). Winner at 1100m in 2019, 2d Singapore TC Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Aushorse Golden Horseshoe, L.

Joesready (g. by More Than Ready). Winner at 2, WATC Westspeed Nursery H., 2d WATC Westspeed 3YO H., 3d WATC Aquanita S., L.

Irish Ace (f. by Swiss Ace). Winner. See below.

Sallybrook (f. by Swiss Ace). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, 2d MVRC William Hill P.

Kilderry (f. by Mossman). Raced once. Dam of-

Munster. Winner at 1100m in 2019-20 in NZ.

River Shannon (f. by Mossman). Unplaced. Dam of-

Fun for Me. Winner at 1100m in Aust.

 

2nd dam

IRISH TRUCE, by Brief Truce. 4 wins to 1200m, QTC Royal Paree H., BTC Imposing H., 3d BTC Noholme H., QTC Strawberry Road H., Beatrice H. Half-sister to SHOGUN LODGE, REFERRAL, SINGING THE BLUES. Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Irish Constabulary (Flying Spur). 11 wins to 1200m, A$515,400, to 2018-19, GCTC Magic Millions Country Cup, Qld Tatt's RC Winning Edge H., BRC Spicers Balfour Hotel H., Yalumba P., Gallopers Sports Club H., A Grade Air Conditioning H., SCTC Yalumba H., 2d Qld Tatt's RC WJ Healy S., Gr.3, BRC Ascot H., L, Falvelon H., L-twice, Trent Halliday Memorial H., SCTC Poolpro.com.au H., 3d SCTC XXXX H., 4th SCTC Moreton Cup, Gr.2, BRC Bribie H., L, Chief de Beers H., L.

Chipp'n Away. 8 wins to 1400m, A$110,587, BRC The Doctor H., 2d BRC APT & HWT Wynnum H., Drumbeats at Lyndhurst H.

Tadgh. 6 wins from 1600m to 3400m, A$163,449, AJC Barden Ridge H., 3d VRC JJ Houlahan Hurdle, ATC Freshflowers H.

 

3rd dam

PRIDE OF TAHNEE, by Best Western. Unraced. Half-sister to SWIFTLY CARSON, Traffic Watch (dam of LASHED). Dam of 11 named foals, all winners, inc:-

SHOGUN LODGE (Grand Lodge). Joint top colt on The 2000-01 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 13 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m, A$4,539,190, HK$450,000, AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, Epsom H., Gr.1, George Main S., Gr.1, STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, Tulloch S., Gr.2, Pago Pago S., Gr.2, 2d Australian Derby, Gr.1, Victoria Derby, Gr.1, AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1-twice, George Main S., Gr.1, Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, BTC Doomben Cup, Gr.1, VATC Yalumba S., Gr.1-twice, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1-twice, 3d STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1.

SINGING THE BLUES (Bluebird). 11 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$367,810, VATC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, WATC Roma Cup, Gr.3, Farnley S., L, Belgravia S., L, Cyril Flower S., L, Esmeroic H., Manikato H., Mercato Welter H., Golden Heights Welter H., Fantasy Peach H., Gallipoli 2YO H., 2d WATC Swan Gold H., Healthy Choice Welter H., Seaview Champagne Sprint H., 3d WATC Belmont Newmarket H., L, Easter P.H.

REFERRAL (Dr Grace). 9 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$1,443,479, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, AJC Villiers S., Gr.2, STC Shannon H., Gr.3, Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3, STC Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL Cup, Hawkesbury RC Merrylands RSL Cup, STC Yaralla H., Star Affair H., 2d AJC Epsom H., Gr.1, Expressway S., Gr.2, STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3, 3d AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, AJC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, Warwick S., Gr.2, Apollo S., Gr.2.

Coronation Night. 2 wins at 1200m, 3d VRC Delina H. Dam of-

Nightbird - Noble Falcon (H.K.) (Bluebird). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1400m, Hong Kong Arts Festival Cup H., 2d VRC Family Fun Day 2YO H., 3d VRC Talindert S., L.

Pride of the Park. 3 wins to 1200m, WATC Westspeed Yearling H., Edmonton Oilers H. Dam of-

Fantastic Pride. Raced once. Dam of-

SUMMER SWALLOW (Catbird). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$167,200, Bunbury TC South West Breeders' Classic, L, WATC Maureen Stubbs Birthday H., PR Corporate Members H., 2d WATC Racing Radio 1206AM H.

Pride of Tatius. Winner at 1600m in Aust. Dam of-

Lady Tatia (Duke of Marmalade). 2 wins at 1400m, 1850m, A$77,825, 2d MRC LU Simon Builders H., Schweppes H., 3d Moonee Valley Fillies Classic, Gr.2, MVRC Glenn Brandt 50th H.

Tahnee. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Prince de Galles - Vigor Delight (H.K.) (Anabaa). 4 wins from 1650m to 1900m, A$92,250, HK$3,773,000, HKJC Cornflower H., AJC Lawn Party H., 2d HKJC Queen Mother Memorial Cup, L, 3d STC Tulloch S., Gr.2.

Tahnee Tango (Grand Lodge). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2050m, A$141,405, SAJC Top Cut H., MVRC Essendon Nissan H., 3d SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, Port Adelaide Guineas, L. Dam of-

WORTHY CAUSE (Choisir). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, A$484,650, GCTC Gunsynd Classic, Gr.3, VRC Paris Lane S., L, 2d SCTC Ascot H., L, 3d MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3, GCTC Vo Rogue P., Gr.3, Sunshine Coast Guineas, Gr.3.

Servant - Elemento (Sing.) (Commands). 2 wins at 2, A$90,567, VRC ACG Security 2YO H., 2d MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, 3d MRC Betfair H., 4th MRC Zeditave S., L.

Tahnee Topaz. 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$129,748, MRC Adelina H., MVRC Ryan & McNulty Sawmillers H. Dam of-

EVALINA (I Am Invincible). 3 wins at 1150m, 1200m, NZ$54,252, A$157,585, to 2019-20, Levin S., L, ATC Casino Prince at Vinery H., 2d ATC Reginald Allen H., L, 3d ARC Railway S., Gr.1.

 

Race Record:

Winner at 1000m in 2019-20, SCTC Coastal Vehicle Solutions P.

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