Grand Crown

Grand Crown

Sire: Hard Spun

Dam: Rada

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Oct 28th, 2014

Country: Australia


D F Degenhardt, 21st Century Trade Group (No 5) Pty Ltd (Mgr: E Savaglia), Club Syno (Mgr: C Carter), W J Peterson, L Defina, A L Herbert, Mrs B Jackson, D A Jackson, Mrs J Priestley, R Priestley, G M Verdoorn & M R Fallon





Foaled 28th October 2014

SireDanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
HARD SPUN (USA) Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
2004Turkish TrystTurkomanAlydar
DamRoyal AcademyNijinskyNorthern Dancer
RADA (AUS) Crimson SaintCrimson Satan
2004QuiverDelgadoHoist the Flag
  IsmayCopenhagen II

HARD SPUN (USA) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). 7 wins-3 at 2, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.1. Sire of 665 rnrs, 443 wnrs, 47 SW, inc. Questing (Saratoga Coaching Club American Oaks, Gr.1), Hard Not to Like, Ertijaal, Wicked Strong, Hard Aces, Le Romain, Smooth Roller, Hardest Core, Zo Impressive, Big John B, Moviesta, Promising Run, Tarquin, San Nicasio, Red Duke, Text'n Hurley, Island Town, Maftool, Reload, Power Trip, Hard Enough, Easter Gift, etc.


1st dam

RADA, by Royal Academy. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1350m, SAJC Distinctive Lifestyle 2YO H., 2d SAJC Renniks Events H., 3d MRC NSA Great Strides CF Cup. This is her fifth foal. Dam of two foals to race, both winners-

POWER TRIP (g. by Hard Spun). Winner at 2, A$176,750, in 2015-16, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3, 4th MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), L.

Beau Rada (g. by Hard Spun). 6 wins at 950m, 1000m, A$148,830, to 2015-16, MVRC Jeep 55 Second Challenge Heat H., 2d MVRC Browns Sawdust & Shavings H., Jeep 55 Second Challenge H., Jeep 55 Second Challenge Heat H., 3d MRC Spotlight H., 4th VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L.


2nd dam

QUIVER, by Delgado. 4 wins from 1000m to 1600m, MVRC P & O Mile H. Dam of 10 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

Quilter. 8 wins from 1600m to 3350m, A$122,475, MVRC Mitty's H., Dark Beau H., 2d MRC Master Avenel Highweight H., 3d MRC Castletown H.

Quillon. 7 wins from 1600m to 2050m, A$119,600, MVRC United Refrigeration H., MRC ET Barnard H., MVRC Word Events H., 2d MVRC Julius Marlow Trophy H., Intercontinental Sydney H.

Rada. 2 wins. See above.

Quilpin. 2 wins at 1200m, 2050m, MVRC Cafe Cozmo H., 3d MVRC Edgell H., Qantas Frequent Flyer H., Versace Classic H., SAJC PMP Print H.

Quillina. 3 wins to 1200m, 2d VRC New Racing Season H.

Had a Ball. 2 wins at 1400m, 3d SAJC Skycity Adelaide H.

Sky Juice. Placed at 3 in Aust.

Tont. Placed in Aust.

Last Quill. Raced once. Dam of-

Chippenham. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in 2015-16, 2d MVRC Eliza Park International H.


3rd dam

ISMAY, by Copenhagen II. 3 wins at 2, ARC Sylvia H., Manawatu RC Fairdale H. Half-sister to Salene (dam of CAPTAIN PALICE). Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

Quiver. 4 wins. See above.

Zimmer. 5 wins to 1200m in Aust.

Isino. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Le Spy. Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Loumae. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Dam of-

St Nicko - Scan Park (Mac.) (Dedicated Rullah). 4 wins from 1500m to 2200m in NZ and Macau, 3d Otago RC South Island 3YO Championship Final, L.

Subiaco. Winner at 1200m in NZ.


4th dam

MINUS, by Ruthless. Winner at 6f in NZ. Sister to GENDARME, SARUTH (dam of EPSOM), Ruthless Sal, Micky Hill, half-sister to SALHIA. Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Ismay. 3 wins. See above.

Salene. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

CAPTAIN PALICE (Raffindale). 12 wins from 1000m to 1700m, A$134,235, VRC Straight Six H., L, VATC Hawksburn H., Anniversary Sprint H., Attley H., Durham H., 2d VRC Placid Ark Summer Sprint H., 3d VATC Victoria H., Gr.3, VRC Gallantic H., L, Brian Courtney S.H., L.


5th dam

SAL, by Salmagundi. 2 wins at 6f in NZ. Sister to PSALM. Dam of 9 named foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

GENDARME (Ruthless). Head of The 1952-53 3YO Free H. 15 wins-2 at 2-from 5f to 1¾m, AJC George Main S., Gr.1, Great Northern St Leger, Gr.2, ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2, WRC Harcourt S., Gr.2, ARC Mitchelson Cup, Gr.3, Avondale Cup, Gr.3, WRC Metropolitan H., Gr.3, North Island Challenge S., Gr.3, 2d Great Northern Challenge S., Gr.2, ARC King's P., Gr.2, WRC Telegraph H., Gr.2, Waikato One Thousand Guineas, Gr.3, 3d ARC Railway H., Gr.1.

SARUTH (Ruthless). Top filly on The 1957 Japanese 4YO+ Free H. 13 wins, Hanshin Asahi Challenge Cup, L, Kyoto Kinen (Spring), L, 2d Kyoto Nikkei Shinshun Hai, L, 3d Hanshin Naruo Kinen, L. Dam of-

EPSOM (Tulyartos). 7 wins, Chukyo Kinen, L, Kokura Swan S., L.

SALHIA (Underwood). 9 wins from 6f to 2m, Manawatu Cup, L, HBJC Hastings Gold Cup, L, President's H., Feilding JC Makino H. Producer.

Ruthless Sal (Ruthless). 6 wins from 6f to 1¼m, Avondale JC Mount Eden H., 2d ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Alison Cup, L. Dam of-

Regal Sal. 3 wins to 1400m in NZ. Dam of-

FIRST LOOK (First Norman). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$79,220, CJC Winter Cup, Gr.3, Otago Racing Owners & Trainers H., 3d CJC Canterbury Breeders' S.H., L, 4th Gore RC Princess Mellay S., L. Producer.

Countess Sal. 2 wins at 6f, 7f, 2d Waikato RC Bruntwood H. Dam of-

Big Sal. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

KAHU (War Hawk II). 6 wins from 1200m to 2050m, Taumarunui Cup, L, 3d Wellington Guineas, Gr.2.

Santa Lucia. Unplaced. Dam of-

TOOTH (Waikiki Star). 8 wins to 1400m, CJC Stewards' S.H., Gr.3, Otago RC 87 Bar & Grill H., 2d Otago RC James Hazlett S.H., L, 3d Otago RC White Robe Lodge H., Gr.3.

Super Sal. Winner at 6½f in NZ. Dam of-

PADDLE (Native Turn). 10 wins from 1400m to 2800m, Riverton Cup, L, Otago RC Noble Bijou H.

Micky Hill (Ruthless). 4 wins at 6f, 1m, 3d Franklin RC Auckland Cup Trial H., L.

Sally Mine. Unplaced. Dam of-

Korazin. Winner at 1m, WATC Novice H. Dam of-

Angelanella. Unraced. Dam of-

Provinella. Unplaced. Dam of-

RAPANELLA (Rapier II). 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, CJC Warstep S., L, South Island 3YO Championship S., L. Producer.

Fashionwise. 4 wins at 5f, 6f in Aust. Dam of-

Coutouriere. Unplaced. Dam of-

Fashion Hall. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

Fashion Seeker. Unraced. Dam of-

War Fashion. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Love a Dollar. Raced twice. Dam of-

BON ARGENT (Ron Bon). 10 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$262,675, WATC Easter S., Gr.3, Pure Blonde Welter H., 3d WATC Fruit 'n' Veg S., Gr.1, CB Cox S., Gr.2. Producer.

Gallenza. Winner at 5½f, 2d MVRC Merri H. Dam of-

MY AMBER (St Comedy). 16 wins from 5f to 1½m, SAJC Labor Day Cup, L, 2d Moonee Valley Cup, Gr.2.

Miss Gallenza. 3 wins from 1200m to 2050m, 2d PARC Graduation S. Dam of-

CORAL QUEEN (Toys Reef). Joint second top filly on The 1982-83 Australasian 2YO Classification. 5 wins-3 at 2-to 1350m, A$99,240, SAJC Bloodhorse Breeders' S., Gr.2, Queen Adelaide S., L, Jack Allison S., Interdominion H., 2d WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.2, 3d VATC Debutante S., Gr.3, Merson Cooper S., Gr.3, SAJC Dequetteville S., L. Producer.

Lova Port. Unplaced. Dam of-

Jubilee Habit. Unraced. Dam of-

RULING KNIGHT (Night Follows Day). 7 wins from 1350m to 2400m, A$130,720, SAJC Port Adelaide Cup, Gr.3, Robert A Lee S., L, 2d SAJC John D Lee S., L, 3d SAJC HIH Insurance Classic H., L.