ALENTEJO
Spartacus - Virtus (Tale Of The Cat)

A race-winning daughter of Danehill sire Spartacus this mare is from the established Pencarrow family of Star Dancer. The family has been a successful one for Pencarrow with stakes winning mares Filante Etoile and Valbuena racing in the Pencarrow colours.

Alentejo is believed to be in foal to Road to Rock this season.

Alentejo

 

 ALENTEJO

 

Bay mareFoaled in 2006

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
SPARTACUS (IRE) RazyanaHis Majesty
2000TeslemiOgygianDamascus
  Martha QueenNijinsky
DamTale of the CatStorm CatStorm Bird
VIRTUS YarnMr. Prospector
2000Mouton MagicImposingTodman
  SoubaTaine

SPARTACUS (IRE) (2000). 3 wins at 2, Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1. Sire of 419 rnrs, 191 wnrs, inc. SW Alpine Heights (WRC Trentham S., Gr.3), Spare a Fortune, Strait of Mewsina, Balmoral Castle, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Cryptic, SP Lady Barrington and of Veejay, Like Xena, Stocktake, The Arabian Duke, Bruce Arthur, Valeria, Q Ten Girl, Smart Bobber, The Scourge, Windy Height, Virago, Ailana, Day Flower, Autumn Wind, Gladishing, Oropendola, etc.

 

1st dam

VIRTUS, by Tale of the Cat. Unraced. Half-sister to STAR DANCER, Georgiana (dam of FILANTE ETOILE). Dam of six foals, three to race, two winners, inc:-

Willing Spirit (f. by Darci Brahma). 2 wins at 1200m.

Alentejo (f. by Spartacus). Winner. See below.

 

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.

Georgiana. Unraced. Dam of-

FILANTE ETOILE (Soviet Star). 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. Producer.

Vega Sicilia (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$220,574, ARC Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, Singapore TC Open S., Open H., Gingerbread Man S., 2d Singapore TC Kranji C S.

Macchiato. 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.

 

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.

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$215,150, to 2017-18, VRC Taj Rossi Series Final H., L.

Wailing. Unraced. Dam of-

TAWNY RUN (Runyon). 6 wins from 1600m to 2450m, R319,750, Turffontein Allez France H., 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:

Winner at 1200m.

 

Produce Record: Dam of one named foal, one to race.

2011 c. by Sakhee's Secret.

2012 g. Ribatejo, by Prince Conti. Raced twice.

2014 foal by Road to Rock. Died.

2016 c. by Burgundy.

 

Missed in 2013; not served in 2014, 2016.