The Actress


Sire: Shamus Award

Dam: Purringa

Colour: Grulla

Gender: Filly

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Sep 20th, 2015

Country: Australia


Pedigree

 

 GREY FILLY (AUS)

 

Foaled 20th September 2015

SireSnitzelRedoute's ChoiceDanehill
SHAMUS AWARD (AUS) Snippets' LassSnippets
2010Sunset ExpressSuccess ExpressHold Your Peace
  Finito FlingLuskin Star
DamPurrealistTale of the CatStorm Cat
PURRINGA (AUS) SurrealistKenny's Best Pal
2009BergmanAnabaaDanzig
  Midnight SunWestern Symphony

SHAMUS AWARD (AUS) (Bay 2010-Stud 2014). Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2013-14. 2 wins at 1600m, 2040m, A$2,473,500, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, 2d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, Mitchell McKenzie S., L, 3d MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, CF Orr S., Gr.1, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3, MRC Chairman's S., L. Out of a half-sister to SW Ghozi. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.

 

1st dam

PURRINGA, by Purrealist. 2 wins at 1400m, 2d BRC Timeform H. This is her second foal. Dam of one foal to race-

Felino Bel (f. by Bel Esprit). Winner at 2 in 2016-17, 3d BRC Val and Eddie Machin 2YO H.

 

2nd dam

BERGMAN, by Anabaa. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of 5 named foals, 2 to race, both winners, inc:-

Purringa. 2 wins. See above.

You Want. Winner at 1400m in 2016-17 in Aust.

 

3rd dam

MIDNIGHT SUN, by Western Symphony. 4 wins from 1900m to 2400m, A$109,260, STC Winter Cup, L, MVRC Sorbent H., STC Toohey's New H., 2d TTC Tasmanian Oaks, L, AJC Harvey Norman H., VATC Magic Flute H., 3d TRC Strutt S., L, VATC Slixpix P.H. Half-sister to SCANDINAVIA (dam of MAGNUS, SCANDIVA, WILANDER, ARCTIC FLIGHT), FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, RUSSIAN TEA ROOM, Song of the Sun, McHappy (dam of GLAD). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Norwegian. 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1450m, A$80,837, SAJC Haden Engineering 2YO H., 3d MRC Cecil Godby 2YO H.

Midnight Blues. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$119,736, MRC Magic Flute H., Claudette H., VRC Better Draw H., 3d MRC Sandal H. Producer.

 

4th dam

SONG OF NORWAY, by Vain. Unraced. Half-sister to Song of Kingston (dam of MUIRFIELD VILLAGE). Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, all winners, inc:-

SCANDINAVIA (Snippets). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$438,575, QTC Cup, Gr.2, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, MVRC Burt Bacharach H., 2d SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, VRC Salinger S., Gr.1, 3d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, MVRC Norman Carlyon S., Gr.2, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, VRC Red Roses S., L. Dam of-

MAGNUS (Flying Spur). 4 wins to 1200m, £23,000, A$1,086,610, S$202,500, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, VRC Age Classic S., Gr.2, 2d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2, AJC Shorts H., Gr.3, SAJC WH Wylie H., L, Singapore TC Krisflyer International Sprint, L, 3d MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.2, MRC Heath S., L. Sire.

WILANDER (Exceed and Excel). Third on 2008-09 Australasian 3YO Classification (sprint). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$351,825, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, VRC Bob Hoysted H., L, 2d MRC Biscay H., 4th VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire.

SCANDIVA (Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 2, A$242,580, ATC Magic Night S., Gr.2, Emerald Hills Estate 2YO P., 2d ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1.

ARCTIC FLIGHT (Flying Spur). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$314,358, Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, L, 3d BRC Dane Ripper S., Gr.2.

Danavia. Placed at 2, 2d VRC Reganza 2YO H. Dam of-

ICONIC (Bel Esprit). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 900m, 1000m, A$482,250, MVRC Carlyon S., L, 2d MRC Rubiton S., Gr.2.

Helsinge. Unraced. Dam of-

BLACK CAVIAR (Bel Esprit). Horse of the Year in Australia in 2010-11, 2011-12 & 2012-13. Joint Head of the 2013 World Thoroughbred Rankings. Head of the 2011 & 2012 World Thoroughbred Rankings (Sprint). Champion Sprinter in Australia in 2010-11, 2011-12 & 2012-13. Champion Older Female Sprinter in GB in 2012. 25 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, £283,550, A$6,922,550, Royal Ascot Diamond Jubilee S., Gr.1, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1-twice, BRC BTC Cup, Gr.1, MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1-twice, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1-3 times, Patinack Classic, Gr.1-twice, MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2-twice, MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2-twice. Producer.

ALL TOO HARD (Casino Prince). Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2012-13. 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$2,288,200, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, ATC All Aged S., Gr.1, MRC Futurity S., Gr.1, CF Orr S., Gr.1, ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Talindert S., L, 2d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, 3d ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3, 4th ATC George Main S., Gr.1. Sire.

MIDNIGHT SUN (Western Symphony). 4 wins. See above.

FROSTY THE SNOWMAN (Christmas Tree). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 800m, 1000m, A$85,260, MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L, VRC Elounda Bay H., 2d MVRC Southern Cross Apartments S., L, 3d VRC Andersen Consulting S., L.

RUSSIAN TEA ROOM (Raise a Cup). Winner at 2, VATC Rancher S., L, 3d VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3.

Song of the Sun (Desert Sun). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, SAJC Stamford Grand H., 2d SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L, 3d MRC Tabaret H. Producer.

McHappy. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

GLAD (Pins). 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, WRC Anniversary H., L, 3d Manawatu Classic, Gr.3.