French Fry

Sire: Mettre en Jeu

Dam: Bello Cappello

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Oct 24th, 2015

Country: New Zealand


L D Grimmond, B G Grimmond, C D Ward, S C Sheakey, N J Knight, Mrs K M Ward, Mrs N L Grimmond & D Batanaras

Career Record: 5-0-0-1

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Bay horseFoaled in 2015

SireMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
METTRE EN JEU (NZ) FloripedesTop Ville
2003Delgatie QueenSpectacular LoveSpectacular Bid
  Tricky SpiTrictrac
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
BELLO CAPPELLO (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
2004Cinder BellaVictory DanceSadler's Wells
  Lucky JewelLucky Ring

METTRE EN JEU (NZ) (Bay 2003-Stud 2009). 4 wins from 1300m to 2100m, ARC Triple Crown Cup, L, 2d New Zealand Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 70 rnrs, 32 wnrs, inc. SW La Fille en Jeu (CJC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders H., Gr.3), Plays the Game, SP Overtheriver, Wolfe Tone and of No Tip, Torre del Greco, Portland Jimmy, Petite en Jeu, Bergerac, Hotshot Lass, Waitino Biscuit, Mr Fatkid, Minutes to Midnite, Belle Cadeau, French Perfume, Maitre du Jeu, etc.


1st dam

BELLO CAPPELLO, by Zabeel. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to ALMOST COURT. Dam of two named foals, one to race, inc:-

Betican (g. by Gonski). Winner at 1350m, BRC Bollinger P., 3d BRC Treasury Wines Estates H.


2nd dam

CINDER BELLA, by Victory Dance. Joint third filly on The 2000-01 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 12 wins from 1200m to 2050m, NZ$646,150, A$65,000, Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1, WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, Egmont RC Fayette Park S., Gr.3, Manawatu RC DB Draught 1600 H., L, Thomas Griggs & Son H., 2d ARC Easter H., Gr.1, WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Mudgway Partsworld S., Gr.2, Hawke's Bay Challenge S., Gr.3-twice, WRC Drake International H., 3d VATC Sandown Classic, Gr.2, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, 4th VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.1. Dam of 6 foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

ALMOST COURT (Alamosa). 7 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$13,975, A$259,757, Canberra Cup, L, ATC Fairfax & Roberts Jewellers H., 2d CJC Blue Star Taxis H., 3d ATC Neville Sellwood S., Gr.3, Canberra Cup, L.

Sweet Bucks. Winner at 1600m, 3d Ipswich TC XXXX Good as Gold P.

Bello Cappello. See above.

Vikea. Unraced. Dam of-

Nordic Symphony. 3 wins from 1300m to 1700m, A$139,710, to 2019-20, VRC Flt Lt Peter Armytage H., 2d MRC Ladbrokes H.

Zinder Bella. Unraced. Dam of-

Revelstoke. Winner at 2300m in NZ.


3rd dam

LUCKY JEWEL, by Lucky Ring. Raced twice. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

CINDER BELLA (Victory Dance). 12 wins. See above.

Never Back Down. 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$222,235, ATC H., Bowermans Furniture H., All Too Hard at Vinery H., TAB Quaddie H., 2d ATC TAB Rewards H., Theraces H., 3d ATC TAB Early Quaddie H., H., TAB Place Multi H., Hyland Race Colours H., McGrath Estate Agents H., Testa Rossa at Vinery P.

Storm Jewel. Raced twice. Dam of-

Stormpastthepost - Winning Speed (H.K.). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Manawatu RC Ashhurst Business Houses H., 2d HKJC Panasonic Workio H.

True Courage. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, HKJC Tsap Tseung H., Shum Shui Po H., 2d HKJC Gladiolus H., Cleveland H., 3d HKJC Queen's Road East H.

Proclaimer. Winner at 2000m, 2d NSW Tatt's RC Zephyr Bay H.


4th dam

TRIBAL HONOUR, by Yallah Native. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to Marquise. Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Tribesman. 6 wins from 1300m to 3200m, R260,962, Arlington Glenlair Trophy, 4th Turffontein Home Guard H., L.

Citadel. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, HKJC Chek Lap Kok H., Wellington H., Purves Quaich H., Ellerslie H., 2d HKJC Panasonic Gaoo H., 3d HKJC Cox's H., Inch Arran H.


5th dam

BIRTHRIGHT, by Rego. 8 wins-2 at 2-to 7f, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2, AJC Kia-Ora H., Peakhurst Flying H., Welter H.-twice, City Tatt's RC 2YO H., STC Ryde H., NSW Tatt's RC Flying Welter H., 2d STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, AJC Gimcrack S., Gr.3, 4th AJC Villiers S., Gr.3, Keith Mackay H., L, Reginald Allen H., L. Sister to BAGUETTE, HEIRLOOM (dam of BLUE MOUNTAIN), three-quarter-sister to FAR VISTA (dam of WILLOWY), Superego, half-sister to CABOCHON, BETELGEUSE, Lucie Manette (dam of OF TWO CITIES). Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Marquise (Novalis). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, WATC Lavender Graduation S., 2d AJC Keith Mackay H., L, 3d AJC Tobruk H., STC Petersham H., 4th AJC Widden S., L. Dam of-

Vaudeville Lass. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

Zvornik Lass. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Southampton. Winner at 800m in Aust. Dam of-

DUTCHY'S LASS (Dutch Harry). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$146,288, MVRC William Crockett S., L, Moonee Valley Saves Water 2YO H., MRC Wood Court Inn 2YO P., 2d MVRC Moreton Hire 2YO P., 3d VRC Western Health Sponsors 2YO P., 4th MVRC Red Anchor S., Gr.3. Producer.


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