La Benca

Sire: Benfica

Dam: La Redoute

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Aug 19th, 2015

Country: Australia


H B Chan, D B Guy





Bay geldingFoaled in 2015

BENFICA (AUS) ShadeaStraight Strike
  Ivy CottageStar Way
DamRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
LA REDOUTE (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2001Fairy TreeRahyBlushing Groom
  Magic GleamDanzig

BENFICA (AUS) (Bay 2008-Stud 2012). 3 wins at 2, BRC TJ Smith S., Gr.1. Sire of 44 rnrs, 20 wnrs, inc. SW Eusebio (Canberra Guineas, L), SP Benfica Princess and of Barbass, Fica Gal, Charlie Chap, Ori on Fire, Prince Mouritz, Go Joyce Go, Big Ben the Clock, General Harmony, She's Beneficial, Bebado, Benasong, We Love Rugby, Bengara, Dallyeora Leo, Li'l Pippa, Que Pasa, So Blessed, Tale of Eight and of the placegetters Belle of Portugal, etc.


1st dam

LA REDOUTE, by Redoute's Choice. 3 wins at 1100m, 1200m, 3d AJC H., Members H. Dam of four foals, three to race, inc:-

Agree To (g. by Authorized). 4 wins to 1400m to 2017-18, TRC Crown Lager H., Darrel Baldock H., TTC Judys Body Fashions H., 2d BRC Superhero Saturday H., Ipswich TC Sky Racing H., 3d Ipswich TC Miner's Cup 05/10 P.

Ballingall Duke (g. by Red Element). Placed at 2 in 2016-17 in Aust.


2nd dam

FAIRY TREE, by Rahy. Raced once. Half-sister to Truckle Feature, Amazing Krisken (dam of SUB ROSE, ASTONISHING), Flying Magic (dam of CAST A SPELL). Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Tigerous Queen. 11 wins to 1500m in Philippines, Manila JC Genting Club Trophy.

Multimax. 5 wins at 1200m, HK$4,531,550, to 2016-17, HKJC Drake H., Daffodil H., Sight Winner H., Carpenter H., Tai Hing H., 2d HKJC Sunning H., Citi Global Banking H., Dongcheng District H., 3d HKJC Panashop 30th Anniversary H., Heather H., Severn H., Sha Tin Heights H., Fay Fay H., Levade H.

Sou Ma Tam. 5 wins at 1200m, HK$2,684,225, HKJC Hin Keng H., Mount Cameron H., Nam Fung H., Tsap Tseung H., Wong Shek H., 2d HKJC Boston H., Wan Tsui H., Great George H., Peng Chau H., Southorn H., 3d HKJC Old Clubhouse Restaurant H., Yin Kong H.

Go Stitch. Winner at 1400m, HKJC Red Packet H., 2d HKJC Chevalier Property Management H., 3d HKJC Mission Hills Group H., Phoenix H.

La Redoute. 3 wins. See above.

Level Three. 3 wins to 1400m in Aust.

Frank the Tank. 3 wins from 6½f to 9f in U.S.A. and Canada. Sire.

Inoseyou. Unraced. Dam of-

Lad About Town. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, A$110,610, to 2016-17, 3d ATC Australian Turf Club 2YO H.


3rd dam

MAGIC GLEAM, by Danzig. 2 wins at 7f, 1m, £176,328, 200,000fr., Newmarket Child S., Gr.2, 2d Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, 3d Deauville Prix Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1, Sandown Mile S., Gr.2, 4th York International S., Gr.1, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.2. Half-sister to FLYING SNOWDROP. Dam of 8 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Truckle Feature (Saint Ballado). 2 wins at 2, 2d Santa Anita San Pedro S., L, 3d Belmont Futurity S., Gr.1, Keeneland Breeders' Futurity, Gr.2, 4th Hollywood Park Lazaro S Barrera Memorial S., Gr.2.

Devil's Glare. 3 wins at 1600m in Spain, Seville G.P. Diputación de Sevilla. Sire.

Amazing Krisken. Unraced. Dam of-

SUB ROSE (Galileo). 2 wins at 2200m, 2400m, Chantilly Prix de Royaumont, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix Beachcomber Hotels Le Shandrani. Dam of-

SUBWAY DANCER (Shamardal). 3 wins at 2000m, 2150m, €140,250, Lyon-Parilly Prix Andre Baboin, Gr.3, 2d Chantilly Prix Dollar, Gr.2, 3d Grand Prix de Marseille, L, 4th Deauville Prix Gontaut-Biron, Gr.3.

Secret Advisor (Dubawi). 2 wins at 1m, 1¾m in 2017, York Melrose H., 2d Goodwood Cigalus Gerard Bertrand Wines H., 3d Royal Ascot Queen's Vase, Gr.2.

ASTONISHING (Galileo). 2 wins at 1½m, Newmarket Princess Royal S., L, 2d Goodwood Greene King Fillies' S., Newmarket Prestige Vehicles Fillies' H., 3d Newbury Crossland Fillies' S., 4th Newbury John Porter S., Gr.3.

Flying Magic. Unraced. Dam of-

CAST A SPELL (Rambo Dancer). 6 wins from 1200m to 1800m, R430,895, Fairview Breeders Guineas, L, 3d Arlington Jockey Club S., L, Fairview East Cape Paddock S., L, Newmarket Racing Express H., 4th Turffontein Syringa H., L. Dam of-

LITTLE GENIE (Judpot). 5 wins at 1000m, 1200m, R369,125, Turffontein Gardenia S., L, Vaal Banyana H., L, Turffontein Supreme Cup Day H., Vaal Book a Table H.

LUNA CHILD (Ideal World). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, R263,275, to 2017-18, Fairview Breeders Guineas, L.

Ollivander (Silvano). Winner at 1600m, R301,550, in 2016-17, 3d Kenilworth Cape Stayers H., Gr.2, Winter Derby, Gr.3, Politician S., Gr.3.

Neala (Jay Peg). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, R291,900, Kenilworth Nomads H., 3d Kenilworth Olympic Duel S., L, 4th Scottsville Poinsettia S., Gr.3.

Magic Potion. 5 wins to 1450m, R351,050, Turffontein Racing Association H., Racing Association H.


Race Record: 1 Starts 0-0-0 A$1,250.

Raced once.