Sire: Sheer Talent

Colour: Bay

Dam: Tembisa

Sex: Gelding

Age: 6

Foaled: Sep 29, 2017

Country: Australia




Bay GeldingFoaled in 2017

SireRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
SHEER TALENT (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2009St. KatherineBaratheaSadler's Wells
  St. KlaireBletchingly
DamJohannesburgHennessyStorm Cat
TEMBISA (NZ) MythOgygian
2004SapristiZabeelSir Tristram
  Castel ChelineAvatar

SHEER TALENT (AUS) (Bay 2009-Stud 2015). 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. Brother to SW Kittens (SAJC Chairman's S., Gr.3). Half-brother to SW Saint Encosta (ATC Randwick City S., Gr.3). Out of a half-sister to SW Bonanova, SW Fraternity and SW Telesto. Grandson of SW St Klaire. Sire of Magic Talent and of the placegetters Timon Stinger, etc.


1st dam

TEMBISA, by Johannesburg. Raced once. Dam of three named foals, none raced.


2nd dam

SAPRISTI, by Zabeel. Winner at 1600m, 2d SAJC Clipsal Industrial H. Sister to ZACHELINE. Dam of 2 foals, both raced.


3rd dam

CASTEL CHELINE, by Avatar. Placed in U.S.A. Half-sister to FERDINAND, ANCIENT ART, DANCING (dam of FORLI'S PRINCE), DONNA INEZ, JAYSTON, PLINTH. Dam of 11 named foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

ZACHELINE (Zabeel). 4 wins from 1600m to 2500m, A$368,290, South Australian Oaks, Gr.1, Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, AJC Minoru H., Jeffrey Brothers Funeral Service H., 2d Geelong RC Oaks Trial S., L, AJC Sunnyside 2YO H., Global Markets H., 4th VRC Oaks, Gr.1, AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3. Dam of-

Zachary. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1600m, A$112,230, HK$2,276,937, MRC Thomas North 2YO P., HKJC Chaozhou H., 2d ATC Rydges Parramatta H., STC Girls Day Out H., HKJC Hong Kong Outstanding Athletes H., Fakei Cup, Rose H., Kyoto H., Lady Royal Oak Offshore H., Morse H., 3d MRC BC3 Thoroughbreds 2YO P., ATC That's Fishy H.

Castel Verde. 6 wins from 2100m to 3200m, Longchamp Prix de l'Observatoire, 4th Lyon La Coupe des Trois Ans, L.

My Tristalad. 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, SAJC One Singular Sensation H., 3d ARC Bluebird Foods Qualifier H.


4th dam

BANJA LUKA, by Double Jay. Placed in U.S.A. U.S.A. Broodmare of the Year, 1987. Three-quarter-sister to Jiddu (dam of FIVE NATIONS), half-sister to TALLAHTO (dam of HIDDEN LIGHT, PRINCE TRUE), LE CLE (dam of ASK ME), Pedrinho, Star Hawaii (dam of FAPPIANO'S STAR, WAIKIKI STAR). Dam of 9 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

FERDINAND (Nijinsky). USA Horse of the Year. 8 wins-1 at 2, US$3,777,978, Breeders' Cup Classic S., Gr.1, Kentucky Derby, Gr.1, Hollywood Gold Cup, Gr.1, Santa Anita Malibu S., Gr.2, 2d Santa Anita Charles H Strub S., Gr.1, San Antonio H., Gr.1, Santa Anita H., Gr.1-twice, Pimlico Preakness S., Gr.1, Santa Anita San Rafael S., Gr.2, 3d Hollywood Park John Henry H., Gr.1, Belmont S., Gr.1, Hollywood Gold Cup, Gr.1, Santa Anita Derby, Gr.1, Hollywood Futurity, Gr.1. Sire.

JAYSTON (Le Fabuleux). 7 wins, Turf Paradise Apache Trail H., L.

DANCING (Forli). 4 wins-1 at 2, Hollywood Park Askmenow S., L. Dam of-

FORLI'S PRINCE (Majestic Light). 3 wins in Mexico, Las Americas Handicap Alvaro Pineda, L, Clasico de Campeones, L.

Ellejolet. Unraced. Dam of-

SAINT LEON (Stravinsky). 17 wins from 5f to 8½f, US$435,292, Arlington Sprint S., L-3 times.

ANCIENT ART (Tell). 4 wins at 7f, 8½f, Hollywood Park Market Basket S., L, Del Mar San Clemente S., L, 3d Del Mar Oaks, Gr.2. Dam of-

Bog. Unraced. Dam of-

BOG WILD (Once Wild). 9 wins-3 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, US$352,078, Hialeah Breeders' Cup H., L, 3d Oaks d'Italia, Gr.1. Producer.

United Bog. Unraced. Dam of-

BOG HUNTER (Hunting Hard). 7 wins-3 at 2-from 4½f to 8½f, US$275,223, Tampa Bay Downs Inaugural S., L, 3d Calder Criterium S., L.

DONNA INEZ (Herbager). 4 wins-1 at 2, US$101,275, Del Mar Torrey Pines S., L, Bay Meadows California Jockey Club H., L, 3d Del Mar Oaks, Gr.3, Santa Anita San Gorgonio H., L. Dam of-

Imprudent Love. 3 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

MOMENTUM (Nureyev). 4 wins from 1m to 9f, £44,004, US$601,368 in GB and U.S.A, Hollywood Park Native Diver H., Gr.3, 2d Del Mar Pacific Classic S., Gr.1, Hollywood Gold Cup, Gr.1, Santa Anita Goodwood H., Gr.2. Sire.

EL DELEGADO (Lac Ouimet). 4 wins from 6½f to 8½f, US$76,542 in Puerto Rico, El Comandante Clasico Wilbert N Parkhurst, L, 3d El Comandante Clasico Jose Celso Barbosa, L.

Carra Mia. 6 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

I'MBACKINACTION (Proud and True). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5½f, 6f, Suffolk Downs Yankee Fashion S., L. Producer.

Nemea. Winner at 1¼m in GB. Dam of-

LOVERS KNOT (Groom Dancer). 3 wins from 7f to 8½f, Newmarket Falmouth S., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park De la Rose H., Gr.3, 2d Newmarket Challenge S., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Joe Namath H., Gr.3, 3d Goodwood Celebration Mile S., Gr.2, Royal Ascot Jersey S., Gr.3.

Sky Blue Girl. Unraced. Dam of-

Solerina. 3 wins at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

CONCRETE ROSE (Twirling Candy). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 5½f to 1¼m, US$1,218,650, Belmont Oaks, Gr.1, Keeneland Jessamine S., Gr.2, Churchill Downs Edgewood S., Gr.3, Tampa Bay Downs Florida Oaks, Gr.3, Saratoga Oaks, L.

Donna Demisse. Unraced. Dam of-

Donna Dina. Winner at 1200m in Argentina. Dam of-

DARGREEN (Greenspring). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 2000m in Argentina, La Plata Clasico Luis Maria Doyhenard, Gr.3, 2d La Plata Clasico Jockey Club de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Gr.2, Clasico Pedro Goenaga, Gr.2, Clasico Isidoro Aramburu, Gr.3.

PLINTH (Tom Rolfe). 3 wins, Northlands Park Speed to Spare Championship S., L, 2d Marquis Downs Fred Mendel Memorial H., L. Sire.


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