LYCIA
Montjeu (IRE) - Chimeara (AUS) (Danehill)

An unraced Montjeu mare, Lycia is from the Group 3 placed Danehill mare Chimeara and is a half-sister to Group 1 Rosehill Guineas winner De Beers (Quest for Fame). Her grand-dam is the outstanding mare Tristalove (Sir Tristram), making her a descendant of the great mare Eight Carat.

Lycia

 

 LYCIA

 

Bay mareFoaled in 2005

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
MONTJEU (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1996FloripedesTop VilleHigh Top
  Toute CyTennyson
DamDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
CHIMEARA (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
1997TristaloveSir TristramSir Ivor
  Diamond LoverSticks and Stones

MONTJEU (IRE) (1996). 11 wins-2 at 2, Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1. Sire of 1232 rnrs, 819 wnrs, 125 SW, inc. St Nicholas Abbey (Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1), Fame and Glory, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Journey, Legatissimo, Charm Spirit, Lucia Valentina, Parish Hall, Obviously, Leading Role, Nurse Kitchen, Mime, Secret Weapon, Restiadargent, Soleil Marin, Blue de Vega, Exquisite Jewel, Mahsoob, The Centenary, Ma Choix, Moozoon, Faciascura, etc.

 

1st dam

Chimeara, by Danehill. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, Waikato RC Lowe Schollum Jones H., 2d Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, SAJC Isca H. Sister to VIKING RULER, KEMPINSKY, DIAMOND LIKE (dam of FOREVER LOVED, ZEPHYRON), blood-sister to HELSINBORG, Dangerous, three-quarter-sister to LOVETRISTA, LUCIDA, Flora Danica. Dam of seven foals, two to race, both winners, inc:-

DE BEERS (c. by Quest for Fame). Top of The 2005-06 Australasian 3YO Classification (Int.). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2000m, A$861,725, STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Bigpond 2YO H., 2d Australian Derby, Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Roman Consul S., Gr.2, STC Hobartville S., Gr.2, AJC Cuddle 2YO H., 3d AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, 4th STC Heritage S., L. Sire.

Peerage (g. by O'Reilly). Winner at 1800m.

 

2nd dam

TRISTALOVE, by Sir Tristram. Head of The 1992-93 NZ 2YO Free H. Joint top filly on The 1993-94 Australasian 3YO Classification. 11 wins-4 at 2-from 1200m to 2050m, NZ$29,800, A$767,640, AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, John F Feehan S., Gr.2, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, SAJC Adelaide Guineas, Gr.3, VATC Schweppes Cup, L, Quezette Quality S., ARC New Year Juvenile H., Waikato RC Revel Somervell Video 2YO H., 2d STC Magic Night S., Gr.2, 3d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, Turnbull S., Gr.2, MVRC Diamond Jubilee S., Gr.3, VRC Chester Manifold S., L, 4th VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Memsie S., Gr.2, SAJC Swettenham Stud S., Gr.3. Sister to ANTWERP (dam of VISCOUNT, HELSINBORG), three-quarter-sister to DON EDUARDO, KAAPSTAD, PERUZZI (dam of LUCIDA), Nine Carat (dam of COURT OF JEWELS), La Brillante (dam of PHILIDOR). Dam of 8 foals, all winners, inc:-

VIKING RULER (Danehill). Winner at 1800m, A$353,300, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, 2d AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2, 3d NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, AJC Argos 2YO H., 4th VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Sire.

LOVETRISTA (Rock of Gibraltar). 3 wins at 1400m, 2400m, NZ$189,200, Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2, ARC Soliloquy S., L, Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., L, 2d Waikato RC Wentwood Grange 3YO H., 3d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Waikato RC Your Own Home H. Producer.

KEMPINSKY (Danehill). 2 wins at 1500m, 2050m, A$453,500, MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2, 2d Victoria Derby, Gr.1, 3d MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, Hymettus H. Sire.

DIAMOND LIKE (Danehill). 5 wins from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$92,450, WRC Lightning H., L, ARC Lion Red Garden Bar H., New Zealand Bloodstock H., 2d Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, Rotorua RC Lion Red P., Gr.3, ARC Suburban Newspapers H. Dam of-

FOREVER LOVED (High Chaparral). 3 wins to 1500m, A$310,980, VRC Blazer S., Gr.2, ATC TAB Rewards H., Australian Turf Club H., 2d ATC TAB Rewards H., 3d ATC Vinery Stud S., Gr.1, 4th Australian Oaks, Gr.1, MRC WW Cockram S., Gr.3.

ZEPHYRON (Zabeel). 5 wins from 1300m to 2200m, A$298,130, BRC Premier's Cup, Gr.3, ATC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, Harvey Norman H., MVRC City Jeep Patriot H., 3d Brisbane Cup, Gr.2, SAJC Mo Barry's 80th Birthday H., ATC McGrath Estate Agents H.

Zenella (Zabeel). 2 wins at 1700m, 2050m, A$123,835, MVRC Signage Concepts P., 2d BRC Queensland Oaks, Gr.1.

Ardeche (Dehere). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$172,800, Scone RC Coolmore H., ATC Austbrokers ABS Bloodstock H., STC Members 2YO P., 3d BRC Lancaster S., L.

Chimeara (Danehill). 2 wins. See above.

Love Diamonds. Winner at 2. Dam of-

Lovetessa (O'Reilly). 2 wins at 1400m, WRC Konami S., 3d Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3.

 

3rd dam

DIAMOND LOVER, by Sticks and Stones. 8 wins to 1400m, NZ$102,225, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Counties RC Ramarama Country Inn Sprint H. Half-sister to OCTAGONAL, KAAPSTAD, MARQUISE (dam of SHOWER OF ROSES), MOUAWAD, Nine Carat (dam of COURT OF JEWELS), Cotehele House (dam of DANEWIN, COMMANDS), La Brillante (dam of PHILIDOR). Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

DON EDUARDO (Zabeel). Top of the 2001-02 Australasian 3YO Classification (long). 5 wins from 1300m to 2400m, A$1,685,110, Australian Derby, Gr.1, MRC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, Schweppes Cup, L, 2d STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, 3d VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, MRC Underwood S., Gr.1. Sire.

TRISTALOVE (Sir Tristram). 11 wins. See above.

PERUZZI (Zabeel). 7 wins to 1400m, A$225,750, AJC Light Fingers S., Gr.2. Dam of-

LUCIDA (Danehill). 3 wins to 1400m, A$149,850, AJC Nivison H., L, 3d AJC Wiggle H., L. Producer.

Flora Danica (Danehill). Placed at 2 & 3, A$367,280, 2d VRC Oaks, Gr.1. Producer.

ANTWERP (Sir Tristram). 8 wins from 1200m to 2150m, A$240,870, QTC Metropolitan H., L, 2d MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.3. Dam of-

VISCOUNT (Quest for Fame). Champion 2YO & 3YO Colt in Australia in 2000-01 & 2001-02. 6 wins-4 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$1,378,820, AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Champagne S., Gr.1. Sire.

HELSINBORG (Danehill). 7 wins to 1500m, A$234,140, STC Royal Parma S., L, 2d AJC Hall Mark S., L.

Dangerous (Danehill). 2 wins at 1200m, 1250m, A$463,235, STC Western Suburbs Sports Club H., 2d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Sire.

Diamond Smile. Placed at 3. Dam of-

Capital Diamond (Lucky Unicorn). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$120,575, Hawkes Bay New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance H., 3d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

GIFT OF POWER (Power). 3 wins at 2, NZ$116,400, in 2016-17, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2.

Special Diamond. Unraced. Dam of-

Diamond Valores - Vadarian Bullet (H.K.) (Tavistock). 3 wins to 1550m, A$133,975, to 2015-16, ATC TAB Early Quaddie H., 2d ATC Gloaming S., Gr.3.

Special Lover (Pins). Placed at 3 in 2015-16, 3d SAJC Hill Smith S., L.

 

Race Record:

Unraced.

 

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

2010 f. Lycian Way, by Lucky Unicorn. Unraced.

2011 g. Flex, by Zabeel. 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m in 2015-16, 2d MRC Ladbrokes Odds Boost H.

2012 f. Turquoise Coast, by Zabeel. Raced once.

2014 c. by Stratum. Destroyed.

2015 c. by Shamexpress.

 

Missed in 2013, 2016.

Served by Pride of Dubai. Date of last service, 31.10.2016.