Sire: Reward for Effort

Dam: Blue Venus

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Nov 3rd, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: White, Flying Start Syndications Logo, Black And Teal Checked Sleeves, Quartered Cap


Flying Start Syndications (Mgr: Cameron Bennett), Kim Farrell

Career Record: 6-1-0-0

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    16.7 %
  • Place
    0.0 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2013

SireExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
2006Miss ProspectRory's JesterCrown Jester
  Imposing LifeImposing
DamHurricane SkyStar WatchBletchingly
BLUE VENUS (AUS) Dancing ShowNijinsky
2002Natural TycoonMonde BleuLast Tycoon
  Beautiful CenturyCentury

REWARD FOR EFFORT (AUS) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 4 wins-2 at 2, MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1. Sire of 175 rnrs, 85 wnrs, inc. SW Gold Symphony (MRC Vain S., Gr.3), Brugal Reward, Take Pride, Dalradian, Desert Lashes, SP Gratwick, Tuff Bickie, Sheriff John Stone and of Hell of an Effort - D'Great Effort (Mal.), Jevilla, Montana Star - Star Superior (H.K.), Petite's Reward, Blondie, Airlie Reward, Amaliemoo, Bounce Down, Premium Reward, etc.


1st dam

BLUE VENUS, by Hurricane Sky. Raced twice. Dam of six named foals, all raced, three winners, inc:-

Blue Light (f. by Lago Delight). 7 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$87,470, TRC Kevin Sharkie H., Business East Enterprise H., Lou Bisdee 100th Birthday H., Boag's Draught H., TCM Pty Ltd H., TTC Free Beer H., 2d TRC Members Sprint H., Winzenberg Trophy H., City of Glenorchy H., TTC Shaw Contracting H., 3d TRC Fuji Xerox Tasmania H., Derwent Park Developments H., Access Locksmiths H., TTC Sky Racing H., Lister Electrics H.

I've Got It (g. by Artie Schiller). 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m to 2016-17 in Aust.

Effleurer (g. by Reward for Effort). Winner. See below.

Moon Dance (f. by Al Samer). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

NATURAL TYCOON, by Monde Bleu. 7 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$193,200, VRC Kensington S., L, Sidney Myer Centenary Sprint H., VATC Allan Wicks H., Scobie Breasley Club H., 2d SAJC Old Red Men H., 3d VATC Alan Currie 2YO H. Half-sister to Djibouti, Turbulent Force. Dam of 5 foals, 2 to race, inc:-

Profits Rock. Unplaced. Dam of-

Powderworks. 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$77,860, to 2016-17, 2d SAJC Campolina Stud H., Cranbourne TC Inglis Pinker Pinker P.


3rd dam

BEAUTIFUL CENTURY, by Century. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Sister to Italian Century (dam of ASHKALETA), three-quarter-sister to SENTIMENTAL LADY, half-sister to Something Stunning, Truly (dam of VORMISTA). Dam of 11 named foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

NATURAL TYCOON (Monde Bleu). 7 wins. See above.

Turbulent Force (Flying Spur). 12 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$125,562, TRC Cascade Premium H., AHA H., Schweppes H., Hotel Grand Chancellor H., Governor's Cup, Raine & Horne International H., WL Cloak H., Raine & Horne Spring Series H., 30th Anniversary H., Green Glory Fresian Stud H., 2d TRC Macquarie Foreign Exchange H., Pier One Restaurant H., Shoreline Hotel H., 3d TTC Mowbray S., L, TRC Glenorchy Rotary Club H., Anzac H.

Djibouti (Marauding). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, WATC Kirks Mixers H., Rentokil Commercial H., Ming Dynasty H., Blandford H., 2d WATC Melvista S., L, Westralian H., Saturate H., 3d WATC SJ Mills H., WA Breeders' Champion 2YO Sprint S. Dam of-

Ambouli. 4 wins to 1250m, A$112,150, VRC FP Williams Carbine Club H., Tasman H., MVRC Caroma & Dorf H. Producer.

Donatello. 6 wins from 1200m to 1800m, TRC Colliers Jardine H., TTC TA Bricknell Memorial H., 2d TTC Launceston Week H., 3d TRC Ray Groom H.

Carbon Trader. 5 wins from 1400m to 2050m, A$196,846, MVRC Craigieburn Sporting Club H., MRC Highways R&R Members H., MVRC Adapt Australia H., 2d VRC Bitalli H., Brave Chief H., 3d VRC KA Morrison H., PFD Food Services H., Spring is the Season H., MRC Westpac Business Cup, Selangor Turf Club H.


4th dam

NATURAL BEAUTY, by Vain. 5 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, SAJC Lightning S., Gr.3, MVRC Windarra H., SAJC Gardens H., VATC Maple H., 3d SAJC Lightning S., Gr.3. Half-sister to SENTIMENTAL LADY. Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Something Stunning (Jukebox). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, VRC Hickenbotham H., MVRC Somerton H., 3d Mornington RC RM Ansett S.H., L.

Truly. Unraced. Dam of-

VORMISTA (Testa Rossa). 4 wins to 1400m, A$468,110, VRC Rose of Kingston S., Gr.2, SAJC Zena Winser H., Consolidated Plant & Quarries H., 2d BTC Cup, Gr.1, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, Australia S., Gr.1, SAJC WH Wylie H., L, 3d MRC How Now S., Gr.3. Producer.

Italian Century. Unraced. Dam of-

ASHKALETA (Ashkalani). Winner at 2, A$153,250, VATC Blue Diamond Preview (f), Gr.3, 2d SAJC Magic Millions Adelaide 2YO Classic, 3d VATC HIH Insurance 2YO P. Producer.

Count the Kisses (Mukaddamah). Winner at 1100m, 2d SAJC Cinderella S., L, VRC Hickenbotham 2YO H. Dam of-

SOCKS (Keep the Faith). 6 wins-4 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$216,375, Tasmanian Guineas, L, 2d TTC Newmarket H., L.


Race Record: 5 Starts 1-0-0 A$21,475.

Winner at 1300m in 2016-17 in Aust.