Brief Truce (USA) - Tantum Ergo (IRE (Tanfirion)
Grace and Power




Bay mareFoaled in 1997

SireIrish RiverRivermanNever Bend
BRIEF TRUCE (USA) Irish StarKlairon
1989FalafelNorthern DancerNearctic
  Queen's StatuteLe Lavandou
DamTanfirionHabitatSir Gaylord
TANTUM ERGO (GB) TingitanaCanisbay
1986CathedraSo BlessedPrincely Gift
  CollyriaArctic Prince

BRIEF TRUCE (USA) (1989). 4 wins-1 at 2, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1. Sire of 987 rnrs, 623 wnrs, 24 SW, inc. Red Oog (BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1), Diatribe, etc. Sire of the dams of SW The Last Lion, Fallen for You, Belle Royale, Sterling City, Tipungwuti, Balmont Girl, Proverb, Flowers of Spring, Invincible Ash, News Alert, Mamela, Escobar, Plays the Game, Artwork Genie, Berisha, Riskit Fora Biskit, Spinning Jenny, etc.


1st dam

TANTUM ERGO, by Tanfirion. 2 wins at 2, Phoenix Park Park S., Gr.3, Sportsmen's Challenge Perpetual Cup, 3d Baden-Baden Benazet Rennen, L, 4th Evry Prix de Bonneval, L. Half-sister to Benediction (dam of MIGHT AND POWER, MATTER OF HONOUR, BASTET), Starry Typhoon. Dam of ten foals, seven to race, three winners, inc:-

Sacrementum (g. by Night Shift). Winner at 6f, Leopardstown MBNA H., 2d Curragh Modus Media Summertime H., 3d Leopardstown Phone Book H.

Charming Scenery (g. by Pure Theatre). 2 wins at 1000m in Macau.

Zergo (f. by Zabeel). Winner at 1600m in Aust. Dam of-

Meteor Shower. 5 wins from 1100m to 1700m, A$103,325, 2d MVRC Advanced Mailing Solutions H.

Magnier. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$94,125, 2d MRC KS Environmental P., Chase Hotel 2YO H., VRC Schweppes Tonic P.

Go Crying. Winner at 1250m in 2017-18, 2d WATC Get the Tabtouch H.

Composing. Winner at 1300m in Aust.

Sister (f. by Reset). Placed in Aust.

Damascus (f. by Desert Prince). Placed at 3 in Aust.

Reborn (f. by Idris). Placed at 3 in GB.

Grace and Power (f. by Brief Truce). See below.

Divine Light (f. by Zabeel). Unraced. Dam of-

Blue Swift (Redoute's Choice). 4 wins to 1450m, R276,755, Turffontein PSL Soccer 6 P., 2d Turffontein Renounce S., L, 3d Turffontein Yellowwood H., Gr.3. Dam of-

Captain on the Run. 6 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, R326,300, to 2016-17, Clairwood Global Labels & Trims P., Kenilworth J&B Met Made to Conquer H.

Captain Chips. 4 wins to 1450m, R369,100, to 2017-18, Vaal Full Dividend No Limits H.

Trumped. Winner at 1350m, 3d ATC Big Sports Breakfast H., Ipswich TC West End Old Boys H.

Hoist. 8 wins to 1500m, A$75,200 in Aust. Producer.

Zedivine. 6 wins to 1000m in Aust.

Rocky'n'bullwinkle. Winner at 1550m in Aust.


2nd dam

CATHEDRA, by So Blessed. Unplaced. Sister to Cilium, half-sister to BIOMYDRIN, CRY BABY II. Dam of 15 foals, 12 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

TANTUM ERGO (Tanfirion). 2 wins. See above.

Starry Typhoon (Double Schwartz). 19 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, ?380,025, 1,733,979L., 2d Milan Premio Bersaglio, L, 3d Milan Premio Certosa, L.

Benediction (Day is Done). Winner at 7f, 3d Phoenix Park Fasig-Tipton S., L. 1998 & 1999 NZ Broodmare of the Year. Dam of-

MIGHT AND POWER (Zabeel). Twice Aust. Horse of the Year. Twice Champion older horse in Australasia. Champion International Older horse (Extended). 15 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 3200m, A$5,220,890, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, 2050m-in track record time, VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, STC Mercedes Classic, Gr.1.

MATTER OF HONOUR (Casual Lies). 7 wins to 1400m, US$9,820, A$387,585, VRC Yallambee Stud S., Gr.3, Chester Manifold S., L, 2d QTC Dr John Power H., L, VRC PFD Food Services S., L.

BASTET (Giant's Causeway). 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m, ?104,500, Saint-Cloud Prix de la Pepiniere, L, 2d Chantilly Prix Allez France, Gr.3, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix de Flore, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de Liancourt, L. Dam of-

BEAUTY PARLOUR (Deep Impact). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1600m, ?554,730, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, Prix de la Grotte, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Esmeralda, 2d Chantilly Prix de Diane, Gr.1. Producer.

BAROCCI (Deep Impact). 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m, ?60,300, US$208,412, Saint-Cloud Prix Omnium II, L, 2d Longchamp Prix du Prince d'Orange, Gr.3, 3d Hollywood Park American H., Gr.2, Santa Anita City of Hope Mile S., Gr.2.

Buenos Aires (Rainbow Quest). Winner at 2000m, Chantilly Prix du Pavillon de Manse, 3d Longchamp Prix de la Seine, L. Dam of-

BUENOS DIAS (Peintre Celebre). 3 wins at 2200m, 2400m, ?102,180, US$162,751, Grand Prix de Clairefontaine, L, 2d Del Mar H., Gr.2, Chantilly Prix Ridgway, L, 3d Hollywood Turf Cup, Gr.1.

Miss Priority. Winner at 1550m, STC Otaki H. Dam of-

LUCKY OWNERS (Danehill). Champion Miler in Hong Kong in 2003-04. 8 wins from 1400m to 2000m, HK$23,718,900, Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby, L, HKJC International Mile Trial H., L, 2d Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Classic Mile, L. Successful sire.

MISS POWER BIRD (Mukaddamah). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$211,000, VATC How Now S., L, 2d SAJC Yallambee Classic, Gr.2, VRC Let's Elope S., L, 3d MRC Mannerism S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Lady Zabelia. 3 wins at 1600m, 1800m in South Africa. Dam of-

TIME FOR WAR (Snitzel). 3 wins at 2, A$470,950, ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, 2d Gold Coast Guineas, Gr.3, ATC Brian Crowley S., L.

Lady Firebird. Placed at 2, 2d STC Vodka Cruiser & Taylors Wines 2YO H. Dam of-

HIFLYER (Tavistock). 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$257,460, to 2017-18, ARC Eagle Technology S., Gr.3, WRC Thompson H., Gr.3, 2d ARC Easter S., Gr.2, 3d WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1.

Sumehra. Winner at 1600m, STC Winning Edge Presentations H. Dam of-

MOSHEEN (Fastnet Rock). Joint Top Filly of 2010-11 Australasian 2YO Classification. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2500m, A$2,780,350, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Vinery Stud S., Gr.1. Dam of-

PRIMO SCENE (Deep Impact). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m to 2018, Nakayama Fairy S., Gr.3.


Race Record:

Placed at 2 in GB.


Produce Record: Dam of eight foals, five to race, all winners.

2001 f. El Bulli, by Zabeel. 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m, 2d ARC Championship S., Gr.2. Dam of-

Epicurean. 2 wins at 1400m, 2000m, 2d Waikato RC Diprose Miller Chartered Accountant H.

Ferran. Raced once. Dam of-

Gassur. 2 wins at 1200m to 2018 in Malaysia.

2002 g. Abbey Drive, by Zabeel. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, Singapore TC Open H., Avondale JC Wattyl Paint 2YO H., Rotorua RC Platinum Homes H., Singapore TC Class 2 H., Waikato RC Wentwood Grange 3YO H., 2d Wellington S., Gr.3, Singapore TC Open H., Kranji C S., Progressive H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Class 2 H.

2003 g. Certain Grace, by Centaine. 5 wins to 1400m in NZ and Macau.

2004 f. Grace and Eva, by Stravinsky. Unraced. Dam of-

Exceptional Desire. 2 wins at 1200m, HK$2,176,340, in 2017-18, HKJC Quarry Bay H., Great George H., 2d HKJC Citi Ultima Card H., Longines Cup, Hwamei H., 3d HKJC Siu Ma Shan H., Longines International Jockeys Champ H., Kyoto H.

2005 f. Power and Might, by Zabeel. Unraced. Dam of-

Margin Trader. 5 wins from 1400m to 2500m, NZ$14,400, A$129,075, to 2016-17, BRC Castle International Trading H., Ric McMahon H., 2d ARC Dunstan Feeds Championship Qualifer, BRC Canadian Club H., MRC H., MVRC Ranvet H.

Burzali. Winner at 2100m in 2017-18 in Aust.

2007 f. Belle Chantecler, by Redoute's Choice. 2 wins at 1000m, 2d MVRC Book Your Xmas Party H., SAJC Totally Workwear H., Sharon Forrester-Jones H. Dam of-

Bella Court (Per Incanto). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$133,425, to 2017-18, ARC NZB Insurance Pearl Series 2YO S., Avondale JC Governor General Cup, Manawatu RC Brokerweb Risk Services H., 2d Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.3, ARC Otakiri Water H., Manawatu RC McEntee Event Hire 2YO H., Rich Hill Stud S., Marton JC BJW Motors S., 4th CJC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders H., Gr.3, Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L.

Boyer. Winner at 1300m in 2017-18 in Aust.

2008 g. Tsar Reformer, by Darci Brahma. Winner at 1200m.

2010 f. Gift of Grace, by Alamosa. Unraced.


Missed in 2011; not served in 2005, 2008.

Served by Redoute's Choice. Date of last service, 03.10.2011.