Blazing Socks

Sire: Wonderful World

Dam: Happily

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Oct 10th, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: Black, White Seams, Purple Star And Sleeves, Black Armbands, Black, White Seams Cap, Purple Pom Pom


B G Taylor, N M Taylor, S J Pellegrino, B A Steele, C M Taylor, W Chambers & C M Taylor

Career Record: 5-2-1-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    40.0 %
  • Place
    40.0 %





Bay or Brown geldingFoaled in 2011

SireAgnes WorldDanzigNorthern Dancer
WONDERFUL WORLD (AUS) MysteriesSeattle Slew
2003Success TaleSuccess ExpressHold Your Peace
  El RelloCerreto
DamGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
HAPPILY (AUS) Urban SeaMiswaki
2006Ever AfterVolksraadGreen Desert
  Circle of DreamsFairy King

WONDERFUL WORLD (AUS) (Brown 2003-Stud 2008). 4 wins-2 at 2, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 156 rnrs, 84 wnrs, inc. Perfect Parma - Wonderful Moments (H.K.), Wonderful Jester, Gotyacovered, Girls World, Euphonic, Yo Ferdinand, Dam Wonderful, Layla's Lad, Wonderful Tale, Viv's Vegas, Applying, Babur, Gids, Think to Myself, Toshinaga, Kisskissbangbang, Naytellrhi World, Blazing Socks, Dustman, Gatto Mondo, Greenback Boogie, etc.


1st dam

HAPPILY, by Galileo. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of two named foals, both winners-

Brother's Keeper (g. by Casino Prince). Winner at 1300m in 2016-17, 2d WATC Club Membership H.

Blazing Socks (g. by Wonderful World). 2 wins. See below.


2nd dam

EVER AFTER, by Volksraad. 4 wins to 1400m, ARC Screentime H., Waikato RC Supporters H., 2d Avondale JC Barfoot & Thompson H. Half-sister to Al Baaqir. Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 3 winners-

Realing. 2 wins at 1350m, 1600m, A$105,300, in 2016-17, BRC Makers Mark H., Hamilton Hotel P., 2d BRC Merry Christmas H., 3d BRC Pages Event Equipment P.

Forever Here. 4 wins at 1300m, 1400m in Aust.

Eternal Heart. Winner at 1300m in Aust.

Happily. See above.


3rd dam

CIRCLE OF DREAMS, by Fairy King. Unraced. Half-sister to LADY CARLOTTA, Han Dynasty. Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

Al Baaqir (Tale of the Cat). 2 wins at 1000m, R186,715, 3d Fairview Dahlia P., L.

Ever After. 4 wins. See above.

Get Easy. 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Macau, 3d Macau Boston H.

Connemara Lad. Winner at 1200m, 2d SAJC Patricks & Dunes 2YO P.

Wedding Dream. Winner at 1400m, 3d CJC Your Own Colours H.

Three Point Six. Winner at 1200m in South Africa. Producer.


4th dam

IVOR'S DATE, by Sir Ivor. Placed at 3, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Phil Drake, Prix de Saint-Jacques, Prix de Corbon, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Esmeralda. Three-quarter-sister to GIELGUD, MALINOWSKI, MONROE (dam of XAAR, DIESE, MASTERCLASS, ILE DE JINSKY), Minnie Hauk (dam of AVIANCE, CHIEF CONTENDER), Show Lady (dam of GREAT REGENT), half-sister to BUBINKA (dam of SEASONAL PICKUP), STOSHKA, Taufan. Dam of 11 named foals, 7 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

LADY CARLOTTA (Ela-Mana-Mou). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1500m to 2100m, Milan Premio Baggio, Gr.3, Premio Castello Sforzesco, Turin Premio Avv Carlo Marangoni, 3d Milan Premio Verziere, L, 4th Turin Premio Avvocato Amedeo Peyron, L. Dam of-

Lord Robert (Night Shift). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, Milan Premio Peso, Premio Cordusio-twice, Premio Gonzaga, 2d Milan Premio Bersaglio, L.

Han Dynasty (Be My Guest). 7 wins from 1600m to 2800m in Ireland and Malaysia, 3d Singapore Derby, L, Singapore TC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, L, Pesta Sukan Cup, L, Class 1 H.Class 1 winner in Malaysia.

Ivorela. Placed at 3 in Ireland. Dam of-

Ivorbella. Placed in GB. Dam of-

New Jear's Day (Antonius Pius). 12 wins from 1700m to 2200m, €85,844, Rome Premio Grundy, Premio Venere, Premio Scai, Premio Bernina, Premio Laostic, Premio Ovac, Premio Jemifa, Premio Prorutori, Premio Urano, Premio Cigar, 2d Coppa d'Oro di Siracusa, L, Rome Premio Niccolo' da Foligno.


5th dam

STOLEN DATE, by Sadair. 3 wins in U.S.A. Half-sister to BEST IN SHOW (dam of BLUSH WITH PRIDE, GIELGUD, MALINOWSKI, MONROE), JOURNALIST, Reckless Driver (dam of GREENBRIAR), Hourly Desire (dam of EXISTING DESIRE). Dam of 10 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

BUBINKA (Nashua). Joint third top filly on The 1979 Italian 3YO Free H. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m in France and Italy, Rome Premio Buontalenta, Gr.3. Dam of-

SEASONAL PICKUP (The Minstrel). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 7f, Phoenix Park Sprint S., L, 2d Phoenix Sprint S., Gr.3-twice. Dam of-

Summer Trysting. Placed in Ireland. Dam of-

DESIGNS ON ROME (Holy Roman Emperor). Horse of the Year in Hong Kong in 2013-14. Champion Middle Distance Horse in Hong Kong in 2013-14 & 2014-15. 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, €55,420, HK$60,392,375, 1,101,000Dhs, to 2016-17, Longines Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1, Citibank Hong Kong Gold Cup, Gr.1-twice, HKJC Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1, Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy, Gr.2, Hong Kong Classic Cup, L, BMW Hong Kong Derby, L, Centenary Vase, L, Sha Tin Mile Trophy, 2d Curragh National S., Gr.1, Hong Kong Classic Mile, L, 3d HKJC Chairman's Trophy, L, Celebration Cup, L.

SIMPLE EXCHANGE (Danehill). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 1¼m, £18,438, €84,052, US$170,000, Arlington Park American Derby, Gr.2, Cork El Gran Senor S., L, Kempton Magnolia S., L, 2d Curragh Round Tower S., L, 3d Leopardstown Ballycorus S., Gr.3, Baden-Baden Preis der Sparkassen Finanzgruppe, Gr.3, Leopardstown Challenge S., L, Düsseldorf BMW Preis Düsseldorf, L.

SIGHTS ON GOLD (Indian Ridge). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, £115,503, €108,272, HK$3,000,000, 217,200Dhs, Sandown Brigadier Gerard S., Gr.3, 2d Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Vase, Gr.1, Curragh Royal Whip S., Gr.2, Ayr Scottish Derby, Gr.2.

Romantic Venture. 2 wins at 8½f, 9f in Ireland and U.S.A. Dam of-

ROCK OF ROMANCE (Rock of Gibraltar). 5 wins from 2400m to 3200m, €95,281, 33,600sFr, to 2016 in France, Italy, Germany and Switzerland, Milan St Leger Italiano, Gr.3, 2d Milan St Leger Italiano, Gr.3, Hoppegarten Oleander Rennen, Gr.3, 3d Dortmund Deutsches St Leger, Gr.3.

FICTIONAL ACCOUNT (Stravinsky). Champion Older Female Stayer in Ireland in 2011. 6 wins from 1m to 17f, £24,316, €82,232, A$22,300, Ascot Fenwolf S., L, Curragh Ballycullen S., L.

Rekindled Affair. Unraced. Dam of-

REKINDLED INTEREST (Redoute's Choice). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2050m, A$921,300, MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2, Dato' Tan Chin Nam S., Gr.2, 2d ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1, VRC Aurie's Star H., Gr.3, MVRC Chandler Macleod S., L, 3d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, MVRC Dato' Tan Chin Nam S., Gr.2.

WHERE WE LEFT OFF (Dr Devious). 7 wins from 1m to 9½f, US$291,039, Monmouth Matchmaker S., Gr.3, Calder London Lil S., L, 2d Saratoga Glens Falls H., Gr.3, Philadelphia Park Dr James Penny Memorial H., L. Producer.

PORTICCIO (Lomitas). 3 wins from 1900m to 3600m, €75,401 in Ireland and France, Toulouse Grand Prix Inter-Regional des 3 Ans, L, 2d Grand Prix du Lion d'Angers, L.

Style of Life. 2 wins at 6f, 7f, Phoenix Park Peter Doyle Bloodstock S., 3d Leopardstown Smurfit Italia Fillies S. Broodmare of the Year in Ireland in 2004. Dam of-

GREY SWALLOW (Daylami). Champion 2YO in Ireland in 2003. Champion 3YO in Ireland in 2004 (Long). Champion Older horse in Ireland in 2006 (Intermediate). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, £15,000, €1,058,367, US$290,992, Irish Derby, Gr.1, Curragh Tattersalls Gold Cup, Gr.1, Hollywood Park Jim Murray Memorial H., Gr.2, Leopardstown Killavullan S., Gr.3, Two Thousand Guineas Trial, L, 3d Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Belmont Manhattan H., Gr.1, 4th The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Leopardstown Irish Champion S., Gr.1, Woodbine Canadian International S., Gr.1. Sire.

MOONLIGHT DANCE (Sinndar). 3 wins at 1m, 9f, €78,011, Curragh International S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Tote Ireland 75th Anniversary H., 3d Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms Fillies S. Dam of-

MOONLIT LAKE (Deep Impact). 6 wins at 1600m, 1800m, 118,304,000¥, Fukushima TV Open, L, 2d Fukushima Mimpo Hai, L.

Style for Life (Law Society). 2 wins at 2000m, 2400m, Saint-Cloud Prix de Saint-Martin du Chene, 3d Toulouse Prix Panacee, L. Dam of-

NIGHT STYLE (Night Shift). 3 wins at 2, Milan Gran Criterium, Gr.1, 4th Chester Vase, Gr.3.

MAID OF DAWKINS (Kendor). 3 wins from 2000m to 2200m, €126,900, 177,366fr., Longchamp Prix d'Automne, L, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Corrida, Gr.3. Producer.

What a Picture. Unplaced. Dam of-

PARTNER SHIFT (Night Shift). 4 wins at 1350m, 1600m, £806, €77,850, QAR125,400, Nantes Grand Prix Anjou Bretagne, L, Longchamp Prix du Vert Galant.

Diamond Star. Placed at 3 in Ireland. Dam of-

ESKIMO POINT (Lope de Vega). 6 wins to 1200m, €114,850, to 2016, Milan Premio Cancelli, L, 3d Fontainebleau Prix Cor de Chasse, L.

Quickshine. Placed in Ireland. Dam of-

Royal Season. Raced twice. Dam of-

TWILIGHT ROYALE (Testa Rossa). 3 wins at 2, A$495,750, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, ATC Inglis Nursery S., L, MRC (Mornington) Inglis 2YO Premier, L, 2d ATC TAB Number One Club 2YO P., Spotless 2YO H., 4th ATC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2.

Speciality Package. Raced once. Dam of-

Super Gift (Darshaan). 2 wins at 2, 2d Curragh Park S., Gr.3. Dam of-

SENSE OF PURPOSE (Galileo). Champion Older Female in Ireland in 2011 (Long). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 1¾m, £8,964, €122,214, Leopardstown Ballyroan S., Gr.3, Challenge S., L, 2d Cork Noblesse S., Gr.3, Curragh Flame of Tara S., L.

Starlight Smile. Unraced. Dam of-

Portrait of a Lady (Peintre Celebre). 3 wins at 1½m, Newbury Fortis Bank H., 3d Newmarket Aphrodite S., L. Dam of-

MISS YOU TOO (Montjeu). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 10¼f, £116,412, €36,825, Yarmouth John Musker S., L, 3d Criterium de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1.

Wing Stealth. Placed at 2 & 3, 2d Leopardstown Mount Eagle H. Dam of-

COVERT LOVE (Azamour). 5 wins from 2000m to 2400m, £143,645, €460,560, Irish Oaks, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de l'Opera, Gr.1, Newcastle Hoppings S., L, York Infinity Tyres Fillies' S., 2d Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, 4th Ascot British Champions Fillies & Mares S., Gr.1.

STOSHKA (Nashua). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m in France and U.S.A, Longchamp Prix des Tuileries, L, 2d Evry Prix Finlande, L. Dam of-

Pleasant Review. 2 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

INDISCRETION (Tecorno). Champion Sprinter in India in 1999. 9 wins-1 at 2- in India, Indian Sprinters Trophy, L, Bombay Poonawalla Breeders' Million S., L. Dam of-

AURORA AUREALIS (Indictment). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m in India, Pune FD Wadia Trophy, L, 2d Mumbai Breeders' Juvenile Fillies Championship, L. Dam of-

INTELLIGENCE (Rip Van Winkle). 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m to 2016 in India, Hyderabad Golconda One Thousand Guineas, L, 4th Bangalore One Thousand Guineas, L.

PETRONIUS MAXIMUS (Placerville). 3 wins from 1200m to 2000m in India, Hyderabad Nizam's Gold Cup, L, 2d Hyderabad Deccan Derby, L.

Loud Water. Unraced. Dam of-

ALASKAN (Tecorno). 3 wins at 1200m in India, Kolkata Indian Produce S., L, 3d Calcutta Two Thousand Guineas, L.

Need for Cash. Winner in U.S.A. Dam of-

Net Net Net. Unraced. Dam of-

NETWORK (Twist and Turn). 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m in India, Bangalore Summer Million, L, Calcutta Two Thousand Guineas, L.

Taufan (Stop the Music). 2 wins-1 at 2, Haydock Bolton S., 2d Newbury Mill Reef S., Gr.2, Newmarket Free H., L. Sire.

Destiny's Hour. Unraced. Dam of-

Salty Starlette. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

LAKE KINNERET (Mister Baileys). 3 wins from 1m to 8½f, Monmouth Post Deb S., L, Churchill Downs Allowance. Producer.

Ivor's Tryst. Unraced. Dam of-

La Nocha. Placed at 3 in South Africa. Dam of-

LA BREA PITS (Complete Warrior). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, R285,160, Greyville Msunduzi H., L, 2d Greyville JB McIntosh Fillies Classic, Gr.2. Producer.

Hunter's Glen (Complete Warrior). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 3d Newmarket Swallow S., L. Dam of-

IVORY TRAIL (Badger's Drift). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, R1,097,850, Clairwood Champions Cup, Gr.1, Kenilworth Peninsula H., Gr.2, JWS Langerman H., Gr.3, Fairview Memorial Mile, L, Clairwood BNR Agencies H.


Race Record: 5 Starts 2-1-1 A$31,150.

2 wins at 1400m to 2016-17 in Aust.