Why Not


Sire: Foxwedge

Dam: Jive

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Sep 16th, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: Purple, White Stripe, Purple Spots On White Cap


Owners

Poh Pek Boon


Career Record: 23-3-2-1

  • Prizemoney
    $137,968.00
  • Wins
    13.0 %
  • Place
    13.0 %

Pedigree

 

 WHY NOT (AUS)

 

Bay geldingFoaled in 2013

SireFastnet RockDanehillDanzig
FOXWEDGE (AUS) Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy
2008Forest NativeForest WildcatStorm Cat
  Miss TimebankWater Bank
DamDynaformerRobertoHail to Reason
JIVE (CAN) Andover WayHis Majesty
2003Dance GailyNureyevNorthern Dancer
  Nice DancingBering

FOXWEDGE (AUS) (Bay 2008-Stud 2012). 5 wins-2 at 2, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1. Sire of 269 rnrs, 124 wnrs, inc. SW Foxplay (ATC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.1), Volpe Veloce, Fox Swift, Hertford Dancer, Sadilla, Fox Hall, Kentucky Miss, SP King of Spades, Seafront, Star Empire, Urban Fox, Volpino, Neola, Albumin, Aghna, Petition, Aristocratic Miss, Foxtrot Lady, African Rainbow, Ajay Tee and of Pony Power, Battered, Colosimo, Lualiwa, etc.

 

1st dam

Jive, by Dynaformer. 3 wins from 8½f to 13f, Keeneland Allowance-twice, 3d Monmouth Omnibus S., L. Dam of four named foals, all raced, two winners-

Nashville Skyline (f. by Not a Single Doubt). Winner at 1400m in 2017-18, 2d BRC Weddings 2YO P., SCTC Boss Building Maintenance P/L 2YO P.

Why Not (g. by Foxwedge). Winner. See below.

Test My Friendship (f. by Testa Rossa). Placed in 2016-17 in Aust.

Inatweet (f. by Encosta de Lago). Placed at 3 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

DANCE GAILY, by Nureyev. Winner at 2000m in Japan. Three-quarter-sister to Outsourcing, half-sister to MUSIDORA (dam of SACRED EYE, TULIP), Etruscan King. Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Jive (Dynaformer). 3 wins. See above.

Mr Magic Please. 6 wins from 5½f to 8½f to 2017, 3d Marquis Downs Saskatchewan Derby.

Part One. 4 wins from 5f to 1m in U.S.A.

Dancing Heart. Winner at 4½f in U.S.A.

Smarterthanuthink. Winner at 11f in GB.

 

3rd dam

NICE DANCING, by Bering. Raced twice. Half-sister to SMACKOVER CREEK, Lode, Salvora (dam of AUBE INDIENNE, MARE NOSTRUM, RAISONNABLE, SPECIAL GALLERY), Islands (dam of FIT TO LEAD), Rolls (dam of FLYING SPUR). Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

MUSIDORA (Rock of Gibraltar). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$167,840, VRC Vanity S., Gr.3, MRC Kenvain H., SAJC Carlton Draught H. Dam of-

TULIP (Pierro). 2 wins at 2, A$843,875, in 2016-17, ATC Magic Night S., Gr.3, MVRC 1print 2YO P., 2d MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), Gr.3, MVRC Johnnie Walker P., 3d ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, 4th MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, ATC Tea Rose S., Gr.2.

SACRED EYE (High Chaparral). 2 wins at 1300m, 2000m, A$424,650, MRC Caulfield Classic, Gr.3, 2d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, MRC Foundation P., 4th SAJC Schweppes Oaks, Gr.1, ATC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3.

Outsourcing (Alwuhush). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 9f, Newmarket Saxham Nursery H., Santa Anita Allowance 3YO, 2d Hollywood Park Bold Reasoning S., L, 4th Santa Anita Pirate Cove H., L.

Etruscan King (King of Kings). Placed, 2d Curragh Tyros S., L, 3d Curragh Flemings Garage 2YO S., 4th Curragh Futurity S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Killavullan S., Gr.3, Eyrefield S., L.

Grande Ballare. 2 wins at 1400m, 2100m, 2d Waikato RC Henkel H. Dam of-

Miss Denni (Pins). 3 wins to 1550m, NZ$10,000, A$134,400, ATC Pro-Ride H.-twice, Pro-Ride P., 2d Hawkes Bay Finance Sprint H., L, ATC McGrath Estate Agents H., TAB Place Multi P., Schweppes H., Bowermans Furniture H., TAB Rewards H., 3d ATC TAB Place Multi H., VRC John Lee H.

 

4th dam

GRAND LUXE, by Sir Ivor. 10 wins from 6f to 9f, Hollywood Park Convenience S., L, Santa Anita La Merced S., L, Woodbine Fury S., L, 2d Gulfstream Park Bonnie Miss S., L, Hialeah Hibiscus S., L, 3d Hollywood Park Hawthorne H., L, 4th Woodbine Selene S., L. Half-sister to L'ENJOLEUR, D'ACCORD, LA VOYAGEUSE (dam of TIME BANDIT, INNOVATIVE), MEDAILLE D'OR, L'Extravagante (dam of MONTELIMAR, L'EXTRA HONOR), Slew and Easy (dam of CONSERVE), La Pepite (dam of SOLDERA), L'On Vite (dam of HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR, MILANOVA, BIG VIKING, HEART OF OAK). Dam of 16 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

SMACKOVER CREEK (Mr. Prospector). 4 wins at 1m, 8½f, Oaklawn Park Fifth Season S., L, 2d Canterbury Park Bloomington S., L. Sire.

Lode (Mr. Prospector). 2 wins at 7f, 2d Del Mar Oceanside S., L, 3d Del Mar Derby, Gr.2. Sire.

Salvora. Winner at 2000m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Bridaine, 2d Longchamp Prix de la Sorbonne. Dam of-

AUBE INDIENNE (Bluebird). 5 wins from 1700m to 2000m, 434,000fr., US$466,073, Santa Anita Yellow Ribbon S., Gr.1, Las Palmas H., Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de la Seine, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Rosamee, 2d Hollywood Park Matriarch S., Gr.1, 3d Santa Anita Santa Ana H., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Wilshire H., Gr.2, 4th Deauville Prix de Psyche, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix des Tourelles, L. Producer.

MARE NOSTRUM (Caerleon). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1800m, Longchamp Prix Vanteaux, Gr.3, Prix de la Cite, 2d Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, 3d Longchamp Prix Vermeille, Gr.1. Dam of-

ERUPT (Dubawi). 5 wins at 2200m, 2400m, £32,684, €700,010, US$509,374, Longchamp Grand Prix de Paris, Gr.1, Woodbine Canadian International S., Gr.1, Chantilly Prix du Lys, Gr.3, Lyon-Parilly La Coupe des Trois Ans, L, 2d Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, 3d Grand Prix de Deauville, Gr.2, 4th Saint-Cloud Prix Ganay, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Niel, Gr.2.

MARIE DE MEDICI (Medicean). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1¼m, Newmarket Pretty Polly S., L, 2d Deauville Prix des Reservoirs, Gr.3. Dam of-

LOCAL TIME (Invincible Spirit). 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1400m to 1900m in GB, Turkey and U.A.E, Istanbul Trophy, Gr.3, Meydan UAE Oaks, Gr.3, Newmarket Oh So Sharp S., Gr.3, Meydan UAE One Thousand Guineas, L.

Hespera. Placed at 3 in France. Dam of-

LADY PENKO (Archipenko). 3 wins at 1600m, 2100m, €81,675, Toulouse Prix Caravelle, L, 3d Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1.

SPECIAL GALLERY (Tate Gallery). 6 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m in GB and Brazil, Gavea Classico Tiradentes, L, 3d Gavea G.P. Cordeiro da Graca, Gr.2. Dam of-

Hot Gallery. Unraced. Dam of-

LAURENCIANO (Dancer Man). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m in Brazil, Cidade Jardim G.P. Presidente do Jockey Club, Gr.2, Gavea Classico Verao, L, Classico Outono, L, Prova Especial Mossoro, 3d Cidade Jardim G.P. Duplex, Gr.2.

SUCK OUT QUEEN (Red Runner). 6 wins from 1300m to 2000m in Brazil, Cidade Jardim G.P. 25 de Janeiro, Gr.2, Gavea G.P. Mariano Procopio, Gr.3, Prova Especial Independência, Prova Especial Dia da Criança, 3d Gavea Classico Armando Rodrigues Carneiro, L, Prova Especial Moacyr de Carvalho, 4th Gavea G.P. Antonio Carlos Amorim, Gr.3. Producer.

My Special Gallery. Winner at 1000m in Brazil. Dam of-

ALEGRIA DE POBRE (Dancer Man). 12 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1900m in Brazil, Cidade Jardim G.P. Presidente Roberto Alves de Almeida, Gr.2, Clássico Donética, L, Classico Presidente Luiz Nazareno Teixeira de Assumpcao, L, Taruma Classico Primavera, L, Gavea Prova Especial Jockey Club de Campos, 2d Cidade Jardim Classico Presidente Joao Tobias de Aguiar, L, Gavea Prova Especial João E Jorge Jabour, 3d Cidade Jardim G.P. Presidente Antonio Grisi Filho, Gr.2.

RAISONNABLE (Common Grounds). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, Evry Prix Ronde de Nuit, L, 2d Longchamp Prix de la Grotte, Gr.3. Dam of-

SENSIBLE (Sadler's Wells). 3 wins at 2000m, £4,576, €83,495, 289,000fr., Longchamp Prix de Suresnes, L, 3d Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1. Sire.

Tangerine Dream. Placed at 2, 3d Deauville Prix d'Hotot en Auge. Dam of-

PEAR TART (Dehere). 6 wins to 1400m, A$639,900, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Tiara, Gr.1, BRC Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, GOA Billboards P., Skyracing.tv H., Goa Get Noticed P., Brc.com.au H., 2d MRC Tristarc S., Gr.2, 3d ATC Wiggle S., L.

Spenderella. Winner at 1600m, Saint-Cloud Prix Pirette. Dam of-

COMMON WORLD (Spinning World). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, £97,962, €209,237 in GB, Ireland and Germany, Curragh Gladness S., Gr.3, Düsseldorf Grosser Preis der West Landesbank, Gr.3, 2d Curragh International S., Gr.2, Tipperary Concorde S., Gr.3. Sire.

SPECIALE (War Chant). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, Deauville Prix Yacowlef, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Marigold. Producer.

Sicile. Placed at 2 & 3, 2d Deauville Prix d'Authou. Dam of-

TIAMO GRACE (Monaco Consul). 2 wins at 1350m, 2000m, A$247,600, in 2016-17, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, 2d MRC Ethereal S., Gr.3.

Marsh Harrier. Placed in Ireland and France, 2d Leopardstown Roundwood 2YO S. Dam of-

ELEGANT COMPOSURE (Bradbury's Luck). 7 wins to 1400m, A$200,000, to 2016-17, Qld Tatt's RC Memorial Classic, L, 3d GCTC Silk Stocking H., L.

Star Band. Unraced. Dam of-

I AM A STAR (I Am Invincible). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$1,188,200, to 2017-18, VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1, MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2, WH Stocks S., Gr.2, VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, MRC Quezette S., Gr.3, SAJC National S., Gr.3, VRC Phar Lap Club 2YO P., 2d MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Rubiton S., Gr.2, 3d SAJC Ubet Classic, Gr.1, Moonee Valley Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 4th MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.2.

Islands. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

FIT TO LEAD (Fit to Fight). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 5½f to 9f, US$595,776, Churchill Downs Louisville Breeders' Cup H., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Princess S., Gr.2, Santa Anita Santa Ynez S., Gr.2, Churchill Downs Fleur de Lis H., Gr.3, Turfway Park Fairway Fun S., L, 2d Hollywood Oaks, Gr.1, Hollywood Park Railbird S., Gr.2, 3d Keeneland Beaumont S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Leading the Way. Unraced. Dam of-

Dance Lead. Unplaced. Dam of-

TRUST OR BUST (Trust n Luck). 8 wins to 5½f, US$415,456, Charles Town Invitational Dash H., L, Charles Town Webb Snyder S., L.

Honoris Causa. 2 wins at 1000m in Brazil. Dam of-

Historia. Unraced Broodmare of the Year in Argentina in 2015-16. Dam of-

HINZ (Pure Prize). 14 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m to 2017-18 in Chile, Hipodromo Chile Clasico Dos Mil Guineas, Gr.1, Clasico República del Perú, Clasico Bomberos de Chile-3 times, Clasico Radio Agricultura, Premio Odiseo, 2d Hipodromo Chile Clasico Selección de Velocistas, Gr.3, Clasico Asocacion de Propietarios de Caballos FS de Carreras, Clasico Ciudad de Santiago, Clasico Gran Ducato, Clasico Cencerro, Clasico Oakland, 3d Hipodromo Chile Clasico Telecanal.

HI HAPPY (Pure Prize). Horse of the Year, Champion 3YO Colt, Stayer & Triple Crown Winner in Argentina in 2015-16. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2500m in Argentina, Palermo G.P. Nacional, Gr.1, San Isidro G.P. Carlos Pellegrini, Gr.1, G.P. Jockey Club, Gr.1, G.P. Dos Mil Guineas, Gr.1, Clasico Ensayo, Gr.2, 3d Santa Anita Tokyo City Cup, Gr.3, 4th Santa Anita H., Gr.1, Santa Anita San Marcos S., Gr.2.

HISPANIDAD (Pure Prize). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m in Argentina, Palermo G.P. Polla de Potrancas, Gr.1, 2d Palermo G.P. Seleccion, Gr.1, G.P. Criadores, Gr.1, San Isidro G.P. Mil Guineas, Gr.1, Palermo Clasico Ramon Biaus, Gr.2, 3d San Isidro G.P. Estrellas Distaff, Gr.1, G.P. de Potrancas, Gr.1.

Forli's Secret. Winner at 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

BOLD CALEB (Kris S). 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1m to 8½f, Keeneland Hopemont S., L, Allowance 2YO.

SECRET LAUNCH (Relaunch). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, Emerald H., L, 3d Emerald Downs Derby, L.

Categorical. Unraced. Dam of-

KRUPT (Flying Spur). Winner at 2, A$217,450, STC Todman S., Gr.2, 2d AJC Kindergarten S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Soho Square 2YO P. Sire.

ANEVAY (Exceed and Excel). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, A$117,330, VRC Talindert S., L, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), L.

A.P. Indy's Lady. Unraced. Dam of-

Unbridled Echo (Unbridled's Song). 4 wins from 1m to 8½f, 2d Arlington Park Flawlessly S., L. Dam of-

HONEY HUES (Henny Hughes). 10 wins from 5½f to 8½f, US$328,822, Churchill Downs Mint Julep H., Gr.3, Ellis Park Turf S., L.

Luxury on the Lake. Unraced. Dam of-

Luxurious Lady. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of-

TWYA (Thewayyouare). 2 wins at 1200m, 1350m, Wanganui Guineas, L, 3d ARC Bonecrusher S., Gr.3.

Goulaine. Unraced. Dam of-

Northern Frontier. 2 wins in India. Dam of-

MALPENSA (Hurricane State). 8 wins from 1200m to 2000m in India, Calcutta Two Thousand Guineas, L, 3d Kolkata Monsoon Derby, L.

Rolls. Unraced. Dam of-

FLYING SPUR (Danehill). Second on The 1994-95 Australasian 2YO Classification. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$2,051,090, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Australian Guineas, Gr.1, AJC All-Aged S., Gr.1, STC Peter Pan S., Gr.2, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, 2d VATC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, Futurity S., Gr.1, STC Hill S., Gr.2, AJC Up & Coming S., Gr.3, VATC Zeditave S., L, 3d STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Champion sire.

Shoal Creek. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d VATC Ungar H., 4th SAJC Hill Smith S., L. Dam of-

ENCOSTA DE LAGO (Fairy King). 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$469,850, VATC Vic Health Cup, Gr.1, MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, 3d VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2, VATC Debutant S., L. Champion sire.

Ballincrea Lady. Unraced. Dam of-

BALLYBLEUE (Peintre Celebre). Winner at 2, A$224,255, STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, 2d NSW Tatt's RC Widden S., L, MRC Classic Caulfield Ladies' Day Vase H., 3d STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, AJC Arbogast Welter H., 4th STC Research S., Gr.3, AJC Wiggle H., L. Producer.

 

Race Record: 6 Starts 1-1-0 S$55,147.

Winner at 1200m in 2017, 2d Singapore TC Class 4 H.