ORQUIDEA
Montjeu (IRE) - Romanee Conti (Sir Tristram)

A young mare from a long line of successful Pencarrow Stud mares. Her dam is the Hk-1 Hong Kong International Cup winner Romanee Conti (Sir Tristram). She is the half-sister to Ethereal (Rhythm), the winner of the Caulfield/Melbourne Cup double. Her second dam is Richebourg (Vice Regal) a Group 3 winner and the dam of Grand Echezeaux (Zabeel), Group 1 Australasian Oaks winner and dam of five-time Group 1 winner Darci Brahma (Danehill). She has had one foal, a colt by Darci Brahma, and is believed back in foal to the same sire.

Orquidea

 

 ORQUIDEA

 

Bay or Brown mareFoaled in 2005

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
MONTJEU (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1996FloripedesTop VilleHigh Top
  Toute CyTennyson
DamSir TristramSir IvorSir Gaylord
ROMANEE CONTI IsoltRound Table
1988RichebourgVice RegalBismark II
  Mary MeadWilkes

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, Sacred Life, Alexios Komnenos, Soleil Marin, Blue de Vega, Exquisite Jewel, Mahsoob, The Centenary, etc.

 

1st dam

ROMANEE CONTI, by Sir Tristram. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1150m to 1800m, NZ$93,425, A$205,900, HK$2,610,000, Hong Kong International Cup, Gr.3, Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, Rotorua RC Lion Brown 1200 S., Gr.3, STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.3, AJC Emancipation S., L, Waikato RC Westminster Sprint H., L, 2d WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1, AJC Queen Elizabeth Randwick S., Gr.1, Surround S., Gr.2, QTC Fosters Light Flying H., L, 3d WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, HBJC Gold Trail S., Gr.3, STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.3, 4th New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, AJC All Aged S., Gr.1, Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1. Three-quarter-sister to GRAND ECHEZEAUX (dam of DARCI BRAHMA, BURGUNDY), Our Echezeaux (dam of DOLMABACHE, PURE ELEGANCE, COTE D'OR), half-sister to Summer Wine II. Dam of nine named foals, all raced, seven winners-

ETHEREAL (f. by Rhythm). Champion Stayer in Aust. & NZ in 2001-02. 8 wins from 1300m to 3200m, NZ$27,500, A$4,740,430, VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, STC BMW S., Gr.1, Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, BTC Doomben Roses S., L, 2d Avondale JC Portage Peninsula Hotel 3YO S., 3d VATC Yalumba S., Gr.1, Matamata Cup, L, Counties RC Lion Red S. Dam of-

Uberalles (Giant's Causeway). Winner at 1600m, NZ$88,050, 3d New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2. Dam of-

Quintessentially. 3 wins from 1600m to 2100m to 2016-17, ARC Stayers Championship Qualifier H.

Imperium (Encosta de Lago). 4 wins at 1600m, 2100m, NZ$93,375, to 2017-18, CJC Phil & Corin Murfitt H., 2d CJC Metropolitan Trophy H., L, 3d CJC New Zealand Cup, Gr.3, Metropolitan Trophy H., L.

Duquesa (Encosta de Lago). 4 wins at 2100m, 2200m, ARC New Zealand Herald H., Dunstan Feeds Championship Qualifier, Waikato RC Mini & Maxi Marquees H., 3d Manawatu Cup, Gr.3.

Ebullient. 4 wins at 1200m, Whangarei RC Derby Dream Habibi H., Manawatu RC Lincoln Lodge H., 2d WRC Dominion Post H.

Seraphim. 2 wins at 1400m, 1550m to 2017-18, 2d WRC Hiremaster S., 3d BOP RC Mills Reef Winery H.

Aetherius. Winner at 2, 3d Waikato RC Phoenix Park 2YO H. Sire.

Sopra Tutto. Unraced. Dam of-

ELEONORA (Makfi). 3 wins from 1300m to 2100m, NZ$66,800, A$193,150, in 2016-17, ARC Sunline Vase, Gr.3, MRC Ethereal S., Gr.3, 2d ARC Champagne S., L, Australian Turf Club Trophy, 3d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, 4th Matamata Cup, L.

Sopraffina. 4 wins from 1550m to 2200m to 2016-17, Counties RC Ssangyong H., 2d Marton JC BJW Motors H.

Velvet and Satin (f. by Carnegie). Placed at 2 & 3, 2d ARC Soliloquy S., L, Avondale JC Fruit World 2YO H., 3d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, ARC Royal S., Gr.2. Dam of-

BESPOKE - CONFIGURE (Mal.) (Pins). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m in NZ and Malaysia, CJC Welcome S., L, Midas 2YO S., 3d Matamata RC Slipper S., L, Selangor TC Kenilworth Cup.

Elysium. 3 wins at 1200m, 2d Manawatu RC Crombie Lockwood H., 3d Manawatu RC Harcourts H.

Speed Craft. 3 wins at 1800m, 1900m, Singapore TC Class 5 H.-3 times, 2d Singapore TC Class 4 H.

Profusive. Winner at 1000m in 2017-18 in Aust.

Seamstress. Winner at 1200m in 2016-17.

Qudraat (c. by Marju). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$75,140, MRC Raffindale H., 2d MRC Bert Bryant H., SAJC Workers Union Members H., 3d MVRC Westpac H.

Prince Golf (g. by Entrepreneur). 5 wins at 1600m, 1650m, HK$2,855,750, HKJC Gilmourhill H., Hawthorn H., Southorn H., Wah Fu H.

Romanee St. Vivant (f. by Jetball). 2 wins at 1200m, 1350m, 2d Counties RC Pukekohe Motors H. Dam of-

Serpico. 3 wins at 1600m, 2000m, Singapore TC Novice S., Class 4 H., Kranji D S., 2d Singapore TC Initiation P.

Big Masterplan. Winner at 1600m, 2d Singapore TC Ghozi H., New Paper Trophy, 3d Singapore TC Class 4 H.

Le Bec Fin (c. by Tale of the Cat). Winner at 1000m, 2d ARC Coca-Cola H., 3d ARC Dynamite Advertising 3YO S. Sire.

Madeleine Noblet (f. by No Excuse Needed). 2 wins at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Peter John. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m to 2016-17 in Aust.

Latinus (g. by Johar). Winner at 1400m.

Orquidea (f. by Montjeu). See below.

 

Race Record:

Placed in Aust.

 

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

2012 f. Sobralia, by Darci Brahma. Raced once.

2013 g. Botanical, by Darci Brahma. Raced once.

2014 f. Ophrys, by O'Reilly. Unraced.

2015 f. by Makfi.

 

Missed in 2016.

Served by Redoute's Choice. Date of last service, 17.09.2016.