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Sire: Shaft

Dam: Babassu

Colour: Brown

Gender: Gelding

Age: 8 year old

Foaled: Nov 17th, 2012

Country: Australia


Mr B R E Thompson, Mr J E Mason, Mr M W Nutt, Mr D Jesse, Mr S W Woodham, Mr C Marks, Mr S Andonopoulos, Mr R M Kennedy, Mr M Raad

Career Record: 53-9-8-8

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    17.0 %
  • Place
    30.2 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireFlying SpurDanehillDanzig
SHAFT (AUS) RollsMr. Prospector
2004TraceableRahyBlushing Groom
  Tracy's ElementLast Tycoon
DamDesert KingDanehillDanzig
BABASSU (AUS) SabaahNureyev
2000KelkarenMaraudingSir Tristram
  Paris MissOpera Prince

SHAFT (AUS) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). Winner at 2, STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2. Sire of 200 rnrs, 129 wnrs, inc. SW Magic Shaft (Matamata RC Slipper S., L), SP Erin's Element and of Alassak, Flying Tormenta, Golden Mineshaft, Supreme Effort, Such Hope, Gingie, Flys Away, Massale, Royal Engineer, Selita, Star Shaft, Flight Academy, Mr One Eleven, Schmekel - Clever Beaver (H.K.), Shapin Lady, Sheza Gypsy, Son Senoras, Boom Baby Boom, etc.


1st dam

BABASSU, by Desert King. 3 wins from 800m to 1600m, STC Scaffolding & Rigging P/L H. Dam of five named foals, all raced, two winners, inc:-

Soapy Star (f. by Dubawi). 5 wins-3 at 2-to 1550m, A$314,425, ATC Pluck at Vinery 2YO H., Canterbury BMW 6 Series Grand Coupe H., MVRC LF Signs Inglis Bonus H., 2d Gold Coast Bracelet, L, ATC Big Sports Breakfast H., 3d Scone RC Inglis 2YO Challenge, ATC Sydney Carnival H., Cormack Packaging H., Australian Turf Club 2YO H., 4th Newcastle JC Tibbie S., Gr.3.

Natural Team (g. by Dubawi). 2 wins at 1200m, HKJC Equidia Channel H., HKU Faculty of Social Sciences H., 3d HKJC Lai On H., Hwamei H., Arbuthnot H.

Attalea (g. by Shaft). See below.

Clutter (f. by Show a Heart). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

KELKAREN, by Marauding. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to RUFFLES, ATEATES, Lyricalworks (dam of BOSS LANE), Torelgo (dam of TRUE GLO). Dam of 6 foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Off White. 6 wins from 1200m to 1700m, A$150,100, VRC Lancelotto H., Peter Rowland H., MVRC Winning Edge Presentations H., 2d MRC Blue Ribbon Day P., 3d MRC BSB Packaging P.

Babassu. 3 wins. See above.


3rd dam

PARIS MISS, by Opera Prince. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$79,710, AJC Light Fingers S., Gr.3, Leslie G Rouse H., 2d AJC Tooheys Old H., Wyong DTC Springtime S., 3d STC Light Quality H., 4th STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2. Sister to Fionian (dam of OSCA WARRIOR), three-quarter-sister to CAMPAIGN WARRIOR. Dam of 13 foals, 12 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

RUFFLES (Zeditave). Champion Older Female Sprinter in Australia in 1996-97. 8 wins to 1300m, A$585,800, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, VATC Schillaci S., Gr.3, STC Darby Munro S., L, AJC Silver Sharpe H., Ted McMenamin H., Zephyr Bay H., Campbelltown H., 2d AJC PJ Bell H., L, Endeavour S., L, STC Research P.H., Scomeld H., 3d VRC Linlithgow S., Gr.2, AJC James HB Carr S., L, 4th City Tatt's RC Lightning H., L, VATC Sandown Park UK S., L. Dam of-

Rough Chance (Rock of Gibraltar). 3 wins to 1400m, A$126,260, SAJC CBUS H., Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., AV Jennings H., 2d SAJC City of Marion S., L, Laelia S., L, TRC Bow Mistress S., L, SAJC Australian Peacekeepers Anniversary 2YO H., 4th SAJC Yallambee Classic, Gr.2, MRC Twilight Glow S., L.

Formal Attire (Danehill). 3 wins at 1000m, 1250m, A$83,710, MRC Rajah Sahib H., Leopardstown H., 2d MRC Always There H., MVRC ME Personal Loan Flying H., WATC Airconditioning Mart H., 3d WATC Summer Scorcher, L, MRC Marmion H., MVRC FCM Business Travel H., WATC Perth Meat Exports H.

ATEATES (Zeditave). 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$644,745, AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, Expressway S., Gr.2, MVRC Champagne S., Gr.2, SAJC Yallambee Classic, Gr.2, STC Jasdell 2YO H., 2d AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, MVRC Norman Carlyon S., Gr.2, AJC Brian Crowley S., L, 3d SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, Stan Fox S., Gr.2, STC Magic Night S., Gr.2, Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, MVRC Ian McEwen Trophy, L, 4th AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, TJ Smith S., Gr.2. Producer.

Lyricalworks. Winner at 2 in Aust. Dam of-

BOSS LANE (Dubawi). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1250m, A$477,005, to 2015-16, ATC Brian Crowley S., L, Summer Sprint H., William Shaw Knitwear H., Xirrus H., TAB Rewards H., TAB Place Multi H., 2d ATC Show County H., Gr.3, 3d ATC Challenge S., Gr.2, Fireball S., L, Razor Sharp H., L.

Allfores. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

Palmera Lad (Tale of the Cat). 4 wins from 1200m to 1800m, A$92,360, to 2016-17, BRC Austcover H., 2d BRC Bundaberg Distilling Company H., 3d Gold Coast Guineas, Gr.3, BRC Bremer Ford H.

Torelgo. Unplaced. Dam of-

TRUE GLO (Brief Truce). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$695,325, Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, BTC Sprint H., Gr.3, STC Ajax S., Gr.3, MRC Tupperware Cup, L, MVRC Waterford Crystal Trophy H., MRC La Trobe 2YO H., Carlton Draught H., 2d VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, Valuebet H., AFL Grand Final H., 3d STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, MRC Victoria H., Gr.3, Grand Cidium H., 4th MRC Toorak H., Gr.1, BTC Doomben Classic, Gr.3.


Race Record: 5 Starts 0-1-0 A$5,910.

Placed at 3 in 2015-16 in Aust.