Sire: Captain Sonador

Dam: O' Venus

Colour: Brown

Gender: Colt

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Sep 23rd, 2013

Country: Australia


Wylie Dalziel Roy Higgins Racing (Mgr: W J Dalziel), R C McNamara, C Marks, J Henderson, W Moore, Ms M Butterworth, Ms P Messenger, J Dash, H Cuthbert, Ms L Smith, E Savaglia, M Mitchell, A Kolenda, Decron Horse Care (Mgr: M Butterworth) & 4 Mugs Racing (Mgr: R C McCallum)

Career Record: 10-3-0-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    30.0 %
  • Place
    20.0 %





Brown geldingFoaled in 2013

SireShamardalGiant's CausewayStorm Cat
CAPTAIN SONADOR (AUS) HelsinkiMachiavellian
2006Pushing DaisiesKenny's Best PalBletchingly
DamAnabaaDanzigNorthern Dancer
O' VENUS (AUS) BalbonellaGay Mecene
1998Comely LassComeramAmber Rama
  Caledonian BellePlanet Kingdom

CAPTAIN SONADOR (AUS) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 6 wins-1 at 2, AJC Epsom H., Gr.1. Out of a half-sister to SW Umaline. Sire of 82 rnrs, 29 wnrs, inc. SW Throssell (VRC Anzac Day S., L), SP I'm Belucci and of Dream Finnish, Sonador's Princess, Reward for Riches, Big Dollars, Fleur d'Orage, Sailor Gerri, Baohu Star, Declan Style, French Concession, Slip Rail, Snapper Rocks, A Snip of Captain, Greyt Start, Tiyatrolani, Capitanear, Captain Excel, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

O' VENUS, by Anabaa. 2 wins at 1200m, 1350m, 3d BTC XXXX H., STC Tooheys New 2YO H., Cancer Research 2YO H. Half-sister to VIGIL. Dam of seven named foals, five to race, four winners, inc:-

THROSSELL (g. by Captain Sonador). 2 wins. See below.

Germayne Lass (f. by Stromberg Carlson). 3 wins from 1200m to 1650m, BRC United Voice Fight for Childcare Funding H., Timeform P., 2d BRC Makers Mark P., 3d BRC Princess S., L.

Men are From Mars - Jade Molly (H.K.) (g. by Viscount). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Aust. and HK, HKJC Pok Oi Cup, 3d HKJC Baker H.

Lady Fortrus (f. by Canny Lad). 2 wins at 1200m in Aust.


2nd dam

COMELY LASS, by Comeram. Unplaced. Half-sister to CALEDONIAN BOY, Calemeo (dam of LADY OF THE PINES), Calemoss (dam of HEAPS OF FUN). Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

VIGIL (Danehill). 4 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$287,980, VATC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, MVRC Great Western S., L, GCTC Baramul Bowl H., L, STC Rockdale H., 2d AJC Reginald Allen H., L, Breeders' Classic, L, Wiggle H., L, Gimcrack S., L, Gosford RC Belle of the Turf S., L, STC State of Origin H., City Tatt's RC George Buxton H., STC Mona 2YO H., 3d AJC Surround S., Gr.2, Gosford RC Belle of the Turf S., L, AJC W Forrester Welter H., Denis Rowe H., City Tatt's RC Chairman's P., 4th STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.2-twice, ACT RC Black Opal S., Gr.2.

Dragon Win. 3 wins at 1400m, 1800m, HKJC Southorn H., Zhu Jiang H., Poplar H., 2d HKJC Yunnan H., Wai Yip H., Indian Ocean H., Tai Tam H., Wong Nai Chung H., Woodpecker H., 3d HKJC Poplar H., Suzhou H., Murray H.

O' Venus. 2 wins. See above.

Faslynski. 2 wins at 1400m in Aust.

Branches. 2 wins at 1150m, 1200m in Aust.

Christmas Fun. 2 wins at 1000m in Aust. Producer.

Danamani. Unraced. Dam of-

Shines. 8 wins from 1000m to 2100m, A$109,300, AJC Men's Bowling 50th Party H., STC Rosemount H., 2d AJC Australian Hotels Association H., STC MTA Roadservice H.

Sweedan. Winner at 1200m, 2d SAJC Hanshin 2YO P.

The Dash. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

Simply Ming. 5 wins at 1000m, A$89,915, to 2014-15, 3d MRC Dennis Hanrahan H., MVRC Jeep 55 Second Challenge Heat H., Sweeney Estate Agents H.


3rd dam

Caledonian Belle, by Planet Kingdom. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, MVRC Ailsa H., Merri H., 2d VATC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3. Sister to CALEDONIAN PLANET. Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

CALEDONIAN BOY (Plush). 9 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$252,115, VATC Elders Mile H., Gr.1, VRC WJT Clarke S., L, MVRC Herald Vase H., L, VRC Greenline Welter H., Debonair S., Edith Cavell H., Ready/Cut Fresh Foods H., Correct H., 2d SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Australian Guineas, Gr.3, 3d MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1, Manikato S., Gr.2, STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, VATC Rubiton S., 4th VRC Bobbie Lewis Quality H., Gr.3, Chester Manifold S., L.

Calemoss. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, MVRC Gadens Ridgeway H. Dam of-

HEAPS OF FUN (Rory's Jester). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$186,710, VATC Sandown Park UK S., L, VRC Flemington in Autumn 2YO H., 3d SAJC Widden Stud S., L, 4th VRC Drumstick Gold P., Gr.3, Red Roses S., L. Producer.

Madam Dehereos. 4 wins to 1400m, A$131,670, VRC Scomeld H., MRC What's the Verdict H. Producer.

Decouvert. 3 wins from 1200m to 1650m, HKJC Kwangtung H., Arctic Ocean H.

Cornish Moss. Unplaced. Dam of-

Double Impact (Mossman). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2200m, A$485,000, to 2015-16, BRC McInnes Wilson Lawyers 2YO P., 2d Sunshine Coast Guineas, L, 3d Gold Coast Guineas, Gr.3.

Calemeo. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, VATC William Pearson H., 2d VATC Love a Show H. Dam of-

LADY OF THE PINES (Bluebird). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, A$302,600, VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2, 2d VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3.

Celtic Lass. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, VRC Nouvelle Star H., VATC September H. Dam of-

Gaelic Princess (King of Kings). Winner at 1200m, A$92,525, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), Gr.3, 3d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.3, Debutante S., L. Dam of-

Testa Gee Gee (Testa Rossa). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$76,176, to 2015-16, TRC Call to Arms Cup, 2d TRC Elwick S., L, TTC F&W Stewart Silver Ingot 2YO H.

Belle's Best. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Exceedingly Regal (Exceed and Excel). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, 3d MRC Debutant S., L, Timothy Hunter 2YO H.

Red Alert. Unraced. Dam of-

Let's Make it Rain (Not a Single Doubt). Winner at 2, A$149,065, in 2014-15, ATC McGrath Estate Agents 2YO H., 3d ATC Inglis Nursery, L, Rosebud H., L.

Danish Pastry. Winner at 1050m, 2d VRC November Rain H. Dam of-

Smytzer's Thunder. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

STORM APPROACH (Purrealist). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, A$168,970, to 2015-16, SAJC Hill Smith S., L, 2d MRC Master Yearlings Heat 5 H., 3d ATC Ibis Milano Dinner Specials H., MRC Schweppes H.

Lucky Thunder (Lucky Owners). 2 wins at 1300m, 1550m, A$285,900, MVRC Pulse Pharmacy H., 3d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2.


Race Record: 2 Starts 2-0-0 A$84,200.

2 wins at 2, A$84,200, in 2015-16, VRC Anzac Day S., L.