Soviet Star (USA) - Georgiana (Nassipour)

Winner of the Listed Metropolitan Handicap at the Queensland winter carnival. This Classy racemare trained by Colin Jillings and Richard Yuill, was runner-up on the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) at Trentham and also the Group 2 Waikato Times Gold Cup (2400m). She is a half-sister to Group 1 placegetter Vega Sicilia and from the same family as champion galloper Naturalism and multiple Group 1 winner Star Dancer. She has had one foal to race, the winner Star of Jiro (Darci Brahma). She is believed in foal to champion horse So You Think's sire High Chaparral.

Filante Etoile




Bay mareFoaled in 2000

SireNureyevNorthern DancerNearctic
SOVIET STAR (USA) SpecialForli
  Marie d'AnjouVandale
DamNassipourBlushing GroomRed God
GEORGIANA AlamaAureole
1993Mouton MagicImposingTodman

SOVIET STAR (USA) (1984). 8 wins, French Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 902 rnrs, 520 wnrs, 37 SW, inc. Starcraft (Australian Derby, Gr.1), Pressing, Eva's Request, Soviet Line, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Wizz Kid, Soviet Song, Silvester Lady, Rajasinghe, Move Up, Can'thelpbelieving, The Filly, Hidebound, Captain Gerrard, Hallowed Dream, Moth Ball, Serial Winner, Blue Monday, Kiris World, Systematic, Sheppard's Watch, De Bruyne Horse, etc.


1st dam

GEORGIANA, by Nassipour. Unraced. Half-sister to STAR DANCER. Dam of seven named foals, five to race, all winners-

FILANTE ETOILE (f. by Soviet Star). 4 wins. See below.

Vega Sicilia (f. by Rodrigo de Triano). 3 wins at 1400m, 3d Waikato RC International S., Gr.1, BTC Rough Habit P., L, Avondale JC A & T on 123 Celebration H., Waikato RC Mackenzie Country (Hamilton) H. Dam of-

VALBUENA (Darci Brahma). Joint Second on the 2012-13 NZ 3YO Free H (1600m+). 5 wins from 1400m to 2100m, NZ$58,675, S$227,954, ARC Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, Singapore TC Open S., Open H., Gingerbread Man S., 2d Singapore TC Kranji C S., 3d Singapore TC Class 3 H.

Cosentino. 5 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$116,440, MVRC Twinings Assam Bold H., 2d Stony Creek Cup, 3d MRC Le Pine Funerals H.

Divine Kid. 2 wins at 1600m, HKJC Gallop H., Yan Chau Tong H., 2d HKJC Sapphire H., 3d HKJC Edward Piguet H., Shui Chuen O H.

Macchiato (f. by Night Shift). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, ARC New Year's Day H., WRC New Zealand Post Horse of the Year H., 3d Hawkes Bay William Rees Catering H. Dam of-

HARB (Catbird). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, SAJC Oaklands P., L, HKJC Hang Hau H., Hong Kong Football Club Centenary Challenge Cup, 2d Oakbank RC Adelaide Bank 2YO H., 3d MRC Time & Tide 2YO P.

Cortado (Sepoy). Winner at 2, 2d Levin RC Ryder S., L, 3d ARC Dunstan Rising Star Qualifier H., Waikato RC Safewise 2YO S., 4th ARC Soliloquy S., L.

Arpeggio. 4 wins at 1200m, ARC Curraghmore Stud H., Hawkes Bay Best Travel H., 3d Matamata RC Tonezone H., BNZ Partners H.

Speedy Star. 2 wins at 1650m, HKJC Tai Yuen H., Tsui Ping H., 2d HKJC Dorset H., Lung Hang H.

The Right Answer. Winner at 1200m.

Mochalatte. Winner at 1200m. Dam of-

Seven Excuses. Winner at 1200m.

Can Opener (g. by King's Best). Winner at 1800m, HKJC 2006 Miss Asia Pageant H., 2d HKJC Duddell P., Man Yiu H., 3d HKJC Showbiz Update P.

Manny Pacuiao (g. by Pins). 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m in NZ and Singapore, Singapore TC Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Class 4 H., Benchmark 53 H., 3d Singapore TC Class 4 H., Kranji D S.

Cavendish Belle (f. by Thorn Park). Unraced. Dam of-

Little Master. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2018, Singapore TC Canadian Five Pillars Cup, Stepitup S., 3d Singapore TC Class 4 H.

Vitrum (f. by Van Nistelrooy). Unraced. Dam of-

Smiling Proud. Winner at 1400m in 2017-18.


2nd dam

MOUTON MAGIC, by Imposing. Winner at 1600m. Half-sister to TESSUTI, ZEPHYR SOUBA (dam of NATURALISM, CRYSTAL PALACE, IMPRESSIONISM - OLYMPIC BOY (MAL.)). Dam of 6 foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

STAR DANCER (Star Watch). 14 wins from 1000m to 2000m, NZ$293,000, A$440,860, Auckland Classic, Gr.1-twice, VATC Futurity S., Gr.1, AJC Warwick S., Gr.2, ARC King's P., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC Thames Valley S., Gr.3-twice, VATC Myer S., Gr.3, ARC King's P., L, AJC Nilo Welter H., Counties RC Kenfair Bowl H., ARC Jarvis Trading H., 2d AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, STC Shannon H., Gr.3, Gosford Guineas, L, 3d VATC CF Orr S., Gr.1, AJC Expressway S., Gr.2.

Big Timer. 5 wins to 1350m, BTC Ambassador Motor Inn H., Singapore TC Class 2 H., 2d QTC Hanwood Chardonnay H., Mahogany H., Singapore TC Class 2 H.-twice, 3d BTC Smokey Eyes H., QTC Lefroy H., Singapore TC Bold Explorer H., Class 2 H.-twice.


3rd dam

SOUBA, by Taine. 3 wins at 1500m, 1600m, Evry Prix d'Auxerre, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de la Verrerie, 4th Saint-Cloud Prix Penelope, Gr.3. Half-sister to SUKAWA. Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, all winners, inc:-

ZEPHYR SOUBA (Zephyr Bay). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, ARC Ladies Mile, Gr.3, 3d ARC Royal S., Gr.2. Dam of-

NATURALISM (Palace Music). Top of The 1991-92 Australasian 3YO Classifications (1300m+). 12 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, A$3,289,796, AJC Derby, Gr.1, STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, VATC Caulfield S., Gr.1, 2d Japan Cup, Gr.1, Victoria Derby, Gr.1. Sire.

CRYSTAL PALACE (Palace Music). 3 wins from 1400m to 2400m, NZ$45,325, A$225,000, Queensland Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

PALACIO DE CRISTAL (Encosta de Lago). 5 wins from 1300m to 1700m, A$469,200, AJC Villiers S., Gr.2, 3d STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1. Producer.

IMPRESSIONISM - OLYMPIC BOY (Mal.) (Vice Regal). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$107,250 in Aust. and Malaysia, Singapore TC Lion City Cup, L, 2d VRC Hilton on the Park S., Gr.3.

Star of Broadway. Unraced. Dam of-

ALINGA (Rock of Gibraltar). 5 wins from 1600m to 2000m, R301,464, Clairwood East Coast H., L, 2d Kenilworth Sun Classique H., L. Producer.

TESSUTI (Sackford). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$90,625, VATC Dalgety S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Naturalist. Raced twice. Dam of-

ROYAL SYMPHONY (Domesday). 4 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$450,025, to 2017-18, VRC Pin & Win P., L, Taj Rossi Series Final H., L.

Wailing. Unraced. Dam of-

TAWNY RUN (Runyon). 6 wins from 1600m to 2450m, R319,750, Vaal Jasmine S., L, 2d Greyville Woolavington S., Gr.2. Producer.

Wailing Countess. 2 wins at 1250m, 1600m, NZ$475, A$90,470, STC Balmain Leagues Club H. Dam of-

MY SABEEL (Savabeel). 6 wins to 1300m, A$378,765, ATC Toy Show H., Gr.3, 2d ATC Sheraco S., Gr.3.

April. 2 wins at 1200m, 2d AJC Mildura H. Dam of-

Zdenka (Western Symphony). 4 wins from 1400m to 2200m, A$125,440, VRC Molly Bloom's H., 3d Moonee Valley Gold Cup, Gr.2. Producer.


Race Record:

4 wins from 1400m to 2150m, NZ$118,850, A$34,000, QTC Metropolitan H., L, BOP RC Tauranga Hardware & Plumbing H., Rotorua RC TW Moore Ltd H., 2d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2, ARC Carbine Club Trophy, 3d Bay of Plenty Cup, ARC Lindauer Brut H., BOP RC Pak 'n Save Tauranga H.


Produce Record: Dam of three named foals, two to race.

2008 f. Josephines Fortune, by Encosta de Lago. Unraced. Dam of-

Veine d'Or. Winner at 1200m in 2017-18.

My Empire. Winner at 1300m in 2016-17 in Aust.

2009 f. Stars of Jiro, by Darci Brahma. Winner at 1400m.

2010 f. Lady Capella, by Sir Percy. Unplaced.

2014 f. by High Chaparral.

2016 f. by Holy Roman Emperor.

2017 c. by Darci Brahma.


Missed in 2012, 2013; not served in 2010, 2014, 2017.