Sire: Rusty Spur

Dam: Sister Sam

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 11 year old

Foaled: Sep 23rd, 2009

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Black, Maroon Spade, Maroon Chevron Armbands On Black Sleeves, Black & Maroon Quartered Cap


Chua Poh Seng

Career Record: 93-7-10-13

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    7.5 %
  • Place
    24.7 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2009

SireWest by WestGone WestMr. Prospector
RUSTY SPUR (USA) West TurnCox's Ridge
1998Goodbye HeartTsunami SlewSeattle Slew
  Keeper of My HeartRaise Your Glass
DamVain PromiseLuskin StarKaoru Star
SISTER SAM (NZ) Forgive MeVain
1995Ana PaolaOur JimmyTom Rolfe
  Mother GooseMinnamour

RUSTY SPUR (USA) (Bay 1998-Stud 2004). 9 wins-1 at 2, Delaware Appointment S., L. Sire of 128 rnrs, 57 wnrs, inc. SP Venetian Raider, Silk Spur and of Ten Belles, Rusty Devil, Princess Nicole, Hydropower - Glamorous Honour (H.K.), Rory Rocks - Happy Goal (H.K.), Rusty Sam - Destiny's Child (H.K.), Sun Spur - Jun Dao (H.K.), The Pipi Pincher, Charlie Pride, Dermott Brown, Domett, Rory, Rustana, Duke of Dirk, Firing Line, Pauanui, Asworthy, etc.


1st dam

SISTER SAM, by Vain Promise. Unraced. Sister to VAIN ANA. Dam of five foals, all raced, three winners, inc:-

Rusty Sam - Destiny's Child (H.K.) (g. by Rusty Spur). 3 wins at 1200m in NZ and HK, HKJC D'Aguilar Peak H., Stubbs H., 2d HKJC Man Cheung H., Edinburgh H.

Rory (g. by Rusty Spur). 7 wins. See below.

Nicknack (g. by Faltaat). Winner at 1600m in NZ.

Eye Contact (g. by Rusty Spur). Placed at 2 in NZ.


2nd dam

ANA PAOLA, by Our Jimmy. Unraced. Dam of 3 named foals, 2 to race, inc:-

VAIN ANA (Vain Promise). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$109,950, ARC Newmarket H., L, Casual Lies H., Waikato RC Newstalk ZB H., 2d Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.2, Cambridge Breeders' S., L, ARC Newmarket H., L, Counties RC Lindauer Bowl, L, ARC Ellerslie Function Centre H., Dunstan H., 3d ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Ellerslie Function & Convention Centre H., Ellerslie Nursery H., 4th Counties RC Lindauer Bowl, L, Whangarei RC Northland Breeders' S., L. Dam of-

Sophocles - Good Dishes (H.K.). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in NZ and HK, HKJC Guangzhou H.

Gut Feel. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, Singapore TC Novice H., Class 5 H., 3d Singapore TC Initiation P.-twice, Class 4 H.-twice.

Rozana. Winner at 1200m in NZ.

Flying Native. Placed in Malaysia.


3rd dam

MOTHER GOOSE, by Minnamour. 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m in NZ. Half-sister to UNCLE REMUS. Dam of 5 named foals, 2 to race, inc:-

Celestar. Raced once. Dam of-

Gold Strike (Straight Strike). 5 wins at 1200m, Singapore TC Kranji C S., Kranji S., Benchmark 67 H., Class 4 H., 2d Whangarei RC Northland Breeders' S., L, Singapore TC Kranji S., Benchmark 81 H., Benchmark 67 H.


4th dam

TUSITALA, by Talismano. Winner at 6f in NZ. 1978 NZ Broodmare of the Year. Half-sister to EPIDAURUS, Tan Jay, Astral (dam of HEAVENLY BODY). Dam of 5 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

UNCLE REMUS (Bandmaster II). 1978 NZ Horse of the Year. Head of The 1977-78 NZ 3YO Free H. 15 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$136,075, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Wellington Derby, Gr.2, Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, Canterbury Gold Cup, Gr.2, Avondale Guineas, Gr.3, Rotorua Challenge S., Gr.3, Wellington S., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC Thames Valley S., Gr.3, Cambridge Breeders' S., L, ARC Clifford P., L, Te Aroha JC 1ZH Guineas Trial, L, ARC Regency H., Waikato RC Kindergarten H., 2d ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, Wanganui JC Jackson S., L, 3d Waikato RC International S., Gr.2. Sire.


5th dam

STAROPHELIA, by Beau Repaire. Winner at 2, Avondale S., L, 2d Avondale JC Kindergarten P. Sister to AIREPHELIA, Philaso, Anne de Beaupre (dam of BEAU SOVEREIGN), half-sister to ADVOCACY, TOUCH 'N GO, Beau Supreme, Mattiwilda (dam of GALEOLA), Courtship (dam of EIN PROSIT). Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

EPIDAURUS (Forearmed). Winner at 1¾m, VRC St Leger, Gr.2, 2d VATC Stanley P., L, Mitchell H., VRC Fentona H., 3d VRC River H. Sire.

Tan Jay (Sovereign Edition). 2 wins at 1400m, 1900m, Rotorua RC Bertram H., 2d ARC Ladies Mile, L, 3d Great Northern Oaks, Gr.2. Producer.

Star d'Or. Winner at 5f in NZ. Dam of-

Lucy d'Or. Unraced. Dam of-

CHANCE AFFAIR (Provideo). 18 wins from 1000m to 2000m, A$168,875, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Gold Cup, L, Queanbeyan City Cup.

Astral. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

HEAVENLY BODY (Grosvenor). 3 wins from 1600m to 2400m, NZ$11,460, A$110,400, South Australian Oaks, Gr.1, Avondale JC Karaka Heights H., 2d ARC The Sale of the Century H. Producer.

Mary Teresa. Unraced. Dam of-

La Banca (Grosvenor). 7 wins from 1200m to 2100m, A$124,400, MRC Australian Racing Museum P., 3d VRC Bagot H., L. Dam of-

MOVEOVR (Postponed). 6 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$101,925, Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L, CJC Guineas Trial.

Hilara. Unraced. Dam of-

Leg Hi. 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m in NZ. Dam of-

MILLNORM (McGinty). 10 wins from 1600m to 2200m, NZ$182,525, ARC Cornwall H., Gr.3, Cornwall H., L, BOP RC Kiwifruit Cup, L, 2d ARC Mitchelson Cup, L.

March Strong. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

SNOW EMPRESS (Wassl Reef). 8 wins from 1000m to 1600m in India, Ootacamund Nilgiris Derby, L.

Petine. Unraced. Dam of-

Miss Thursday. Unplaced. Dam of-

THURSDAY'S CHILD (Grosvenor). 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$300, A$130,000, SAJC Stuart Crystal S., L, 3d Ipswich Cup, Gr.3. Producer.

Miss Sagamartha. Raced twice. Dam of-

Frolicking Miss. Unraced. Dam of-

CONFLIGHT (Host). 4 wins to 1200m, S$295,603, Singapore 3YO Sprint, L, Singapore TC Novice S.

Yanto. Unplaced. Dam of-

Madam Tristo. 3 wins at 1600m, 1900m, STC Caringbah WBC H. Dam of-

Have Love (Canny Lad). Winner at 2, AJC Minoru 2YO H., 3d AJC Gimcrack S., L. Dam of-

HAPPY ZERO (Danzero). 8 wins to 1400m, A$130,500, S$92,250, HK$12,816,250, HKJC Sha Tin Sprint Trophy, L, 2d Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1.

Mary. Unraced. Dam of-

COSSACK WARRIOR (Bletchingly). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, A$305,130, VATC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.2, Herbert Power H., Gr.2, 2d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VATC St George S., Gr.2, VRC Blamey S., Gr.2, 3d VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Memsie S., Gr.2, VRC Blamey S., Gr.2. Sire.

COSSACK PRINCE (Sir Tristram). Joint second on The 1983-84 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (2100m+). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1750m, A$258,200, STC Peter Pan S., Gr.2, 2d VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Victoria Derby, Gr.1, VATC Underwood S., Gr.1, Caulfield S., Gr.1, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, 3d VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1. Sire.


Race Record: 79 Starts 7-10-10 S$277,056.

7 wins at 1000m, S$277,056, Singapore TC Class 5 H.-6 times, 2d Singapore TC Benchmark 53 H., Class 5 H.-7 times, A'Isisuhairi Kassim S., 3d Singapore TC Magic Millions National Yearling 2YO S., Auckland Racing Club Trophy, Kranji D S., Class 5 H.-6 times.