Sire: Benfica

Dam: So Choisay

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Filly

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Nov 2nd, 2016

Country: Australia


B R E Thompson, K R Thompson, B J Thompson, Mrs L Hartigan, L W Willis & Miss J A Goworowski





Foaled 2nd November 2016

BENFICA (AUS) ShadeaStraight Strike
  Ivy CottageStar Way
DamChoisirDanehill DancerDanehill
SO CHOISAY (AUS) Great SelectionLunchtime
2007So They SayRory's JesterCrown Jester
  Miss PeronVitalic

BENFICA (AUS) (Bay 2008-Stud 2012). 3 wins at 2, BRC TJ Smith S., Gr.1. Sire of 65 rnrs, 28 wnrs, inc. SW Eusebio (Canberra Guineas, L), SP Benfica Princess and of Barbass, Bene Gal, She's Beneficial, Charlie Chap, Ori on Fire, Prince Mouritz, Belle of Portugal, Go Joyce Go, Little Steiny, We Love Rugby, Big Ben the Clock, General Harmony, Que Pasa, Shesabitfoolish, Bebado, Benasong, Brutal Babe, Cathedral Lass, That's Anna, Bengara, etc.


1st dam

SO CHOISAY, by Choisir. 5 wins at 1100m, 1200m in Aust. This is her third foal. Dam of one foal to race.


2nd dam

SO THEY SAY, by Rory's Jester. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Three-quarter-sister to MISS PROSPECT (dam of REWARD FOR EFFORT, CONSULAR). Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

Mauve Lotus. Winner at 1200m, Ipswich TC Channel 7 H.

So Choisay. 5 wins. See above.

Jesterfide. Winner at 1400m in Aust.


3rd dam

MISS PERON, by Vitalic. 3 wins to 1450m, A$126,810, VRC Cornwall H., VATC Corinella H., Love a Show H., 2d VATC Caulfield RSL H., 3d VATC Bill Collins H., 4th VRC Let's Elope S., L. Half-sister to LIFE'S A BOUNTY, MISS PROSPECT (dam of REWARD FOR EFFORT, CONSULAR), Magic Harmony (dam of CHARMED HARMONY, SUYOOF). Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Best Mate's. 3 wins at 1400m, 1500m in Macau.


4th dam

IMPOSING LIFE, by Imposing. Winner at 1600m in Aust. Half-sister to FULL AT LAST, Clowning (dam of CHUCKLE), Live Comedy (dam of BLEVEEKA), Final Claus (dam of CATNIPPED), Ultima Vita (dam of SISTER HAVANA). Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

LIFE'S A BOUNTY (Bahamian Bounty). 6 wins from 1300m to 1750m, A$455,400, SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3, Seymour Cup, L, MRC Nearest H., Grand Cidium H., SAJC Dunlop Flooring H., Geelong RC Briseis Gold Cup, 2d VRC Saintly H., MRC Yalumba Masters H., Corps of Commissionaires H., Scobie Breasley H., Ballarat TC Gold Nugget H., Swan Hill Cup, MVRC Carlton Draught H., 3d MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2, VRC Auckland Racing Club Metric Mile H., L, Seymour Cup, L, VRC Heaven H., MVRC ATM Solutions H., MRC Lord Dudley H.

MISS PROSPECT (Rory's Jester). 6 wins-4 at 2-to 1200m, A$183,040, AJC Keith Mackay H., L, MVRC Great Western Champagne S., L, Silver Jubilee S., L, COA Press P., Suni-Toast H., Good Brandy 2YO H., 2d MVRC Pacific Orchard P. H., VATC Snow White Cleaning H., 3d STC Magic Night S., Gr.2, VRC Beck's Bier S., L, VATC Debutante S., L. Dam of-

REWARD FOR EFFORT (Exceed and Excel). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$937,200, MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, STC Concorde S., Gr.3, MRC Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), L, Sir John Monash S., L, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, 3d MVRC Ian McEwen S., Gr.3. Sire.

CONSULAR (Royal Academy). 16 wins from 1050m to 1700m, A$1,020,450, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L, QTC Ascot H., L-twice, GCTC Goldmarket H., L, VRC Lord Mayor's Cup, BTC Richmond Grove H., SCTC Summer Cup-twice, VRC Schweppes Welter H., 2d QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, QTC Cup, Gr.2, BTC Summer S., Gr.3, Bernborough H., L, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L, QTC Ascot H., L, Bribie H., L, SCTC Glasshouse H., L, 3d VRC Blamey S., Gr.2, BTC Sprint H., Gr.3, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L.

Bahia. 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$106,600, STC Lemnos 2YO H., Giddy Up Club H., Tooheys New 2YO H., Young Members H. Dam of-

OVERREACH (Exceed and Excel). Champion 2YO Filly in Australia in 2012-13. 3 wins at 2, A$2,360,800, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Reisling S., Gr.2, Widden S., L, 2d MRC Debutant S., L, 3d ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2.

Magic Harmony (Danehill Dancer). 2 wins at 1400m, AJC Kokoda Memorial H., 2d AJC V Group H., STC Attic Ladders H., 3d Gold Coast Bracelet, L, AJC Balmoral 2YO H. Dam of-

CHARMED HARMONY (Hussonet). 13 wins to 1500m, A$663,720, MRC Sandown S., Gr.3, VRC Louis Polgar & Jason Vance H., Bruce Gadsden H., MRC Hockingstuart H., Charter Keck Cramer P., Wilson Medic One H., Le Pine Funerals H., The Cove Hotel H., Sandown Park H., 2d MRC PB Lawrence S., Gr.2, Victoria H., Gr.3-twice, Anniversary Vase, L, Carlton Draught H., SAJC Adelaide Galvanising H., MRC RSL Ramlegh Springs H., 3d MRC PSC Insurance Brokers H., SAJC United Discount Chemists H., 4th VRC Guvera S., Gr.3, MRC Bletchingly S., Gr.3.

SUYOOF (Magic Albert). 4 wins to 1450m, R420,125, 406,636Dhs in South Africa and U.A.E, Turffontein Tony Ruffel S., Gr.3, Secretariat S., L, Meydan Al Naboodah KAESER Compressor Trophy H., 2d Meydan Zabeel Feedmill H., 4th Turffontein South African Classic, Gr.1.