Desert Grey

Sire: Grey Swallow

Dam: Desert Reason

Colour: Grulla

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Nov 1st, 2012

Country: Australia


K King, Ken King Thoroughbreds (Mgr: Mrs A P King), G A Shannon, Mrs V K Shannon, R J Eades, M G Pascoe, J C Ballenger, Side Side (Mgr: J C Ballenger), Clarkie's (Mgr: S A Welch), C C Cansfield, M J Grant, Ms M E Thompson, S Gilmour, Mrs F M Macdonald & G N Peters

Career Record: 13-1-3-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    7.7 %
  • Place
    46.2 %





Grey geldingFoaled in 2012

SireDaylamiDoyounMill Reef
GREY SWALLOW (IRE) DaltawaMiswaki
2001Style of LifeThe MinstrelNorthern Dancer
DamDesert PrinceGreen DesertDanzig
DESERT REASON (AUS) Flying FairyBustino
2005DeduceKnown FactIn Reality
  Strong TotemFappiano

GREY SWALLOW (IRE) (Grey 2001-Stud 2007). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, Irish Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 49 rnrs, 26 wnrs, inc. SP Ungrateful Ellen, More Than Happy and of One Grey, Sentry Duty, Grey Gown, Van Diemens Fire, Squire, Cheeky Devil, Mr Walker, Grey Hype, Grey Ninja, Whistleonby, Celtic Swallow, Charge of Light, Creamery Lane, Crusoe, Dayarma, Wellingtons - Acoustic (Sing.), Tayla Lee, Goose Green, The Swallow, Mr Anpranks, Silverarma, etc.


1st dam

DESERT REASON, by Desert Prince. Unplaced. Half-sister to ACEY DUCEY - FORTUNE RED PEPPER (H.K.). Dam of two named foals, one to race.


2nd dam

DEDUCE, by Known Fact. Unraced. Half-sister to TOTEMIC (dam of LIL'S LAD, CHEROKEE, ART MUSEUM). Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

ACEY DUCEY - FORTUNE RED PEPPER (H.K.) (Xaar). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1650m, A$154,450, HK$3,090,500, STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, HKJC Pearce Memorial Challenge H., Jardine's Lookout H., Wyndham H., 2d STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, HKJC Egret H., AJC Turn on Your Blue Tooth H., HKJC Jupiter H., 3d Hawkesbury Guineas, L, HKJC Midland Achievement H., Shan Kwong H., Cornwall H., 4th AJC South Pacific Classic, Gr.3, Fernhill H., L, STC Darby Munro H., L.

Deduced. Winner at 1400m in NZ. Dam of-

So Certain. Winner at 1600m in 2014-15, 2d ATC Get Racy P., 3d ATC Get Racy H.


3rd dam

STRONG TOTEM, by Fappiano. Placed in U.S.A. Three-quarter-sister to Odessa (dam of VIVA LA PAZ), half-sister to Advancing Ensign, Hong Kong Hazy (dam of BALD MOUNTAIN). Dam of 9 foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

TOTEMIC (Vanlandingham). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, Oaklawn Honeybee S., Gr.3, Magnolia S., L, 3d Belmont Just a Game S., L, 4th Belmont Matron S., Gr.1. Dam of-

LIL'S LAD (Pine Bluff). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 5½f to 8½f, US$589,930, Gulfstream Fountain of Youth S., Gr.2, Allowance-twice, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Belmont Champagne S., Gr.1, Gulfstream Florida Derby, Gr.1, Keeneland Blue Grass S., Gr.2, 4th Belmont Futurity S., Gr.1. Sire.

CHEROKEE (Storm Cat). Winner at 2, Curragh Round Tower S., Gr.3. Producer.

ART MUSEUM (Storm Cat). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 1m, Curragh Blenheim S., L, Bloodstock Underwriting 2YO S., 3d Curragh Stand House Christmas Party Nights S. Sire.

Infanta Branca (Henrythenavigator). Winner at 2, Curragh Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 3d Curragh Marble Hill S., L, 4th Dundalk Star Appeal S., L.


4th dam

RIGHT ADVANCE, by Nashua. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Half-sister to RUTHIE'S NATIVE, GRAND CREATION, SUPPORTING CAST. Dam of 15 foals, 11 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Advancing Ensign (Blue Ensign). 8 wins, US$248,605, 3d Ak-Sar-Ben Cornhusker H., Gr.2, Meadowlands Broad Brush S., L. Sire.

Odessa (Mr. Prospector). 3 wins-1 at 2, 2d Detroit Baroness S., L. Dam of-

VIVA LA PAZ (Sauce Boat). 9 wins in Venezuela, La Rinconada Clasico John Boulton, L, Clasico Congreso de la Republica, L, 3d La Rinconada Clasico Edgar Ganteaume, L. Dam of-

GREENPAZ (Oceanic Dancer). 9 wins from 1200m to 2000m in Venezuela, Valencia Clasico Arturo Michelena, L, La Rinconada Clasico Fuerza Aerea Venezolana, L, 2d La Rinconada Copa Manuel Fonseca, L, Copa Pensilvania, L, 4th La Rinconada Clasico Lanzarina, L. Producer.

VIVA EL SOL (Water Poet). 8 wins from 1100m to 1600m in Venezuela, La Rinconada Copa Gran Abuelo, L, 2d La Rinconada Copa Catire Bello, L, Copa Don Fabian, L, Clasico Asociacion Hipica de Propietarios, L, Clasico Grano de Oro, L.

Full Happy. 3 wins-1 at 2- in Venezuela. Dam of-

SOL CARIBE (Le Voyageur). 13 wins to 1400m in Venezuela, La Rinconada Clasico de Los Sprinters, L, Trofeo Aniversario Belmont Park Racing Sport & Bar, Trofeo Aniversario de Venezolana de Television, 3d La Rinconada Clasico de Los Sprinters, L.

Vuelve la Paz. Unraced. Dam of-

CONTADOR (Guns n' Roses). 11 wins to 1500m in Venezuela, La Rinconada Copa El Gran Sol, L, Trofeo Aniversario Fetraensenanza, Trofeo Aniversario del Club Oricao, 2d La Rinconada Clasico Hylander, L, Clasico Socopo, L.

Hong Kong Hazy. Unraced. Dam of-

BALD MOUNTAIN (Barrera). 8 wins-1 at 2, Sportsmans Lost Code S., L, 2d Fair Grounds HITS Parade Invitational Derby, L, Mardi Gras H., L, HITS Parade Invitational Futurity (c&g), L, 3d Sportsmans Chinook Pass H., L.


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