Encosta de Lago - Romantic River (Irish River)

The half-sister to Group 1 Futurity Stakes winner Aqua D'Amour (Danehill), Bosphorus is by champion Australian sire Encosta de Lago. Her dam, Romantic River (Irish River), is the dam of six winners and is out of the Listed place French mare Alice en Ballade (Tap on Wood). She is from the family of Group 1 winners Las Mininas (Glenstal) and Kingsgate Native (Mujadil) as well multiple Group 2 American winner On the Acorn (Inchinor) and her third dam is Group 2 winner Donna Cressida (Don). 





Bay mareFoaled in 2008

SireFairy KingNorthern DancerNearctic
ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1993Shoal CreekStar WayStar Appeal
  RollsMr. Prospector
DamIrish RiverRivermanNever Bend
ROMANTIC RIVER (USA) Irish StarKlairon
1993Alice en BalladeTap on WoodSallust
  Donna CressidaDon

ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) (1993). 3 wins to 1600m, VATC VicHealth Cup, Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire of B/mares 2015-16 & 2016-17. Sire of 1618 rnrs, 1140 wnrs, 113 SW, inc. Princess Coup, etc. Sire of the dams of 1665 rnrs, 973 wnrs, 41 GW, inc. SW Invader, Summer Passage, Divine Prophet, Impending, Japonisme, Sofia Rosa, Peeping, The Quarterback, Musir, Seaburge, Catch a Fire, Believe Yourself, Into the Mist, Happy Clapper, Not Listenin'tome, Pheidon, Neo, Vanilla, Empress Rock, Merhee, etc.


1st dam

ROMANTIC RIVER, by Irish River. Placed in France. Half-sister to I Am the Chief - Temmoku (H.K.). Dam of eleven foals, ten to race, eight winners, inc:-

AQUA D'AMORE (f. by Danehill). Joint second filly on the 2006-07 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, A$1,936,850, MRC Futurity S., Gr.1, AJC Villiers S., Gr.2, Summer Cup, Gr.3, MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3, AJC Abbeville H., STC Hyland Race Colours H., Platamonas H., 2d MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, MRC Northwood Plume S., L, AJC Smith & Nephew Oxinium H., 3d MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Turnbull S., Gr.1, MRC St George S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, VRC Matriarch S., Gr.2, BTC Classic, Gr.3, 4th MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, BTC Rough Habit P., L. Dam of-

Northern Legend - Diamond Legend (H.K.). 2 wins at 1400m in NZ, 2d HKJC Tai Mong Tsai H.

Hydro. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, Singapore TC Kranji D S., 2d ATC Big Sports Breakfast H., Become an ATC Sponsor H., Singapore TC Cheyenne Dancer S., Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Fort Canning Park S., Class 4 H.

Aqua Pura. Winner at 1200m in Japan.

PETROLOGY (g. by Fastnet Rock). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, A$601,600, to 2016-17, MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, VRC TCL S., L, MRC Tile Importer City Timber H., MVRC Travis Harrison Cup, MRC (Mornington) A Positive Move H., 2d MRC Manfred S., Gr.3, Redoute's Choice S., L, VRC Winter Championship Final H., L, MRC Ladbrokes H., Mindy Green 2YO P., 3d MRC Bletchingly S., Gr.3, Ladbrokes H., MVRC Craig Opie Cup, Pakenham RC David Bourke Memorial H., VRC Antler Luggage H., 4th Murray Bridge Gold Cup, L.

River Wild - Elite Excalibur (Sing.) (g. by Fastnet Rock). 5 wins to 1400m, A$216,000, S$171,765, 165,334Dhs, to 2017, ATC Top Ideal SCM H., TAB More Than Winning H., Singapore TC Super Easy S., Kindness S., 2d Singapore TC Patron's Bowl, L, Meydan Potlines Trophy H., 4th VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, Meydan Al Rashidiya S., Gr.2, Singapore TC Jumbo Jet Trophy, L.

China Delight (g. by Encosta de Lago). 7 wins at 1600m, 1650m, A$9,525, HK$3,192,900 in Aust. and HK, HKJC Kingston H., Inter-Pacific Bar Association Cup, Maverick Star H., Mount Cameron H., Chicago H., Lyrebird H., 2d HKJC Sacred Kingdom H., Port Shelter H., 3d HKJC To Kwa Wan H.

Greenessy (g. by Hennessy). 5 wins from 1600m to 2200m, NZ$8,150, HK$3,552,500 in NZ and HK, HKJC Ewo Challenge Trophy H., Pearce Memorial Challenge Cup H., Audemars Piguet Promesse H., Ikebukuro H., 2d HKJC Indigenous H., Gay Eighties H., Dianthus H., Lark H., Resfa H.

Green Century (g. by Danehill). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$485, HK$4,245,250, HKJC Kowloon Tong P., Yuno When H., Mount Gough H., Waglan Island P., 2d HKJC Butterfly H., Chevalier K2 Printing H., Elm H., The People Versus H., Bridges H.

Super de Lago (g. by Encosta de Lago). 3 wins from 1250m to 1700m, SAJC Adelaide Casino P., 3d SAJC Hi-Tech H.

Costly Romance (f. by Encosta de Lago). 2 wins at 1600m, R151,975, 3d Scottsville All to Come P.

Dorado Deceiver (f. by Lure). Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

Rosini. 2 wins at 1600m, 2300m, 3d ATC Testlogistics P., Altona Electrics H.

Castalie. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

Soho. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

Chamour (f. by Rock of Gibraltar). Unraced. Dam of-

Rapete. 3 wins from 1700m to 2100m in Aust.


2nd dam

Alice en Ballade, by Tap on Wood. Winner at 1600m, Saint-Cloud Prix Albarelle, 2d Bordeaux Prix La Sorellina, L, 3d Longchamp Prix de Saint-Cyr, L, 4th Saint-Cloud Prix de Flore, Gr.3. Half-sister to Almitra (dam of DANCER MITRAL, BAY HERO), Spanish Habit (dam of LAS MENINAS, SPANISH RUN). Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

I Am the Chief - Temmoku (H.K.) (Chief's Crown). 7 wins from 1650m to 2400m, 100,000fr., HK$4,343,720, HKJC Banyan H., Lantau Island H., New Zealand H., Essex H., Mui Wo H., Saint-Cloud Prix de l'Ile aux Paveurs, 3d HKJC Centenary Vase, L.


Race Record:

Raced twice.


Produce Record: Dam of one named foal.

2014 g. Coup Bradman, by Darci Brahma. Unraced.

2015 f. by Pins.

2016 f. by Per Incanto.


Not served in 2016.