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 1622 rnrs, 1145 wnrs, 114 SW, inc. Princess Coup, etc. Sire of the dams of 1790 rnrs, 1055 wnrs, 44 GW, inc. SW Hasahalo, Invader, Mighty Boss, Summer Passage, Divine Prophet, Impending, Japonisme, Sofia Rosa, Peeping, Happy Clapper, The Quarterback, Musir, Hard Merchandize, Seaburge, Catch a Fire, Believe Yourself, Into the Mist, Not Listenin'tome, etc.


1st dam

ROMANTIC RIVER, by Irish River. Placed in France. Half-sister to I Am the Chief - Temmoku (H.K.). This is her eighth living foal. 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, 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. Dam of-

Northern Legend - Diamond Legend (H.K.). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2017-18 in NZ and HK, HKJC Begonia H., 2d HKJC Tai Mong Tsai H.

Aqua d'Ivina. 2 wins at 1350m, 1400m, A$114,050, in 2017-18, ATC Owners Benefit Card H., 2d ATC Hinchinbrook at Yarraman Park 2YO H., Book Summer Hospitality 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.

D'Amore d'Merrier. Winner at 1800m in 2017-18, 2d BRC Sky Thoroughbred Central P.

Aqua Pura. Winner at 1200m in Japan.

PETROLOGY (g. by Fastnet Rock). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, A$649,000, 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 Toorak H., Gr.1, 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$433,178, 165,334Dhs, to 2017, ATC Top Ideal SCM H., 2d Singapore TC Raffles Cup, L, Patron's Bowl, L, 3d Singapore Gold Cup, 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., Chicago 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.

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.

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, Saint-Cloud Prix de l'Ile aux Paveurs, 3d HKJC Centenary Vase, L.

River Ballade. Unraced. Dam of-

Shaama Rose. Unplaced. Dam of-

SULLY (Siyouni). 2 wins at 2 in 2017, Criterium de Lyon, L, Chantilly Prix Ex-Cheval de Courses Nouveau Cheval de Sauts d'Obstacles, 3d Deauville Criterium du Fonds Europeen de l'Elevage, L.


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

2014 g. Coup Bradman, by Darci Brahma. Raced twice.

2015 f. by Pins.

2016 f. by Per Incanto.


Not served in 2016.

Served by Lonhro. Date of last service, 06.09.2017.