Sire: Darci Brahma

Dam: Blooming

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Nov 7th, 2014

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Royal Blue, Lime Quarters And Armbands, Quartered Cap


Ms T Verwey-Mitchell, Miss B T Verwey-Mitchell, M Shaw & J F McRae

Career Record: 21-2-4-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    9.5 %
  • Place
    38.1 %





Bay mareFoaled in 2014

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
DARCI BRAHMA (NZ) RazyanaHis Majesty
2002Grand EchezeauxZabeelSir Tristram
  RichebourgVice Regal
DamStravinskyNureyevNorthern Dancer
BLOOMING (NZ) Fire the GroomBlushing Groom
2001Down the AvenueSalieriAccipiter
  Lady UpstageHigh Line

DARCI BRAHMA (NZ) (2002). 10 wins-4 at 2, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 674 rnrs, 484 wnrs, 53 SW, inc. Catalyst, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Yaletown, Finance Tycoon, Only Words, SP Explosively, Unstoppabelle, Reliable Star, Grinzinger Star, Naval Fleet, Wolfgang and of Joyful Win, Maria Farina, Grinzinger Allee, Baby Storm, Shinju, The Grinder, Torre del Greco, Philipsburg, etc.


1st dam

Blooming, by Stravinsky. Winner at 1200m, 3d CJC Canterbury Belle S., L. Dam of seven named foals, six to race, five winners, inc:-

Cavendish (g. by Bachelor Duke). 6 wins to 1500m, A$114,625, MRC Theo H., 2d MRC Geoff Murphy H., Betfair P.H., 3d MVRC Sportingbet H.

Open 'n' Shut (g. by Bachelor Duke). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Waikato RC Lowe Schollum & Jones H., 2d Hawkes Bay New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance H., 3d Waikato RC Allied Security H.

Suretoshine (f. by Darci Brahma). 2 wins. See below.

Blossom Queen (f. by Bachelor Duke). 2 wins at 1600m, 2100m in NZ.

Spring Fever (f. by Traditionally). Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of-

Spring Tide. 3 wins to 1400m to 2020-21, Wanganui JC Tina Egan Racing H., 2d Wanganui JC River City Cabs H., 3d Manawatu RC Paslode NZ H.

Spring Bouquet. 2 wins at 1400m to 2019-20, Hawkes Bay Vet Services Hawke's Bay H., 2d VRC Springtime H.

Fast Fever. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Aust.

Renminbi - Grand Warrior (Mac.). Winner at 1200m in Macau.

All in Bloom (f. by Bachelor Duke). Placed in NZ.


2nd dam

DOWN THE AVENUE, by Salieri. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Sister to SHAFTESBURY AVENUE, half-sister to STAGE SHY, Hillary's Pride (dam of AGINCOURT EXPRESS), Elated Lady (dam of ADEEWIN, FATOON, MUTAWAAJID, JIVAGO). Dam of 6 named foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

Blooming (Stravinsky). Winner. See above.

Kingston Spartacus. 3 wins at 1600m, 1800m, HK$2,137,950, HKJC Panasonic Viera IDTV H., HKU Faculty of Medicine H., Super Win H., 2d HKJC Elizabeth Arden H., Audemars Piguet Royal Oak H., Revlon H., Bering Sea H., 3d HKJC Goodwood H.

Percussion. 2 wins at 1900m, 2100m, Counties RC Counties Inn H., 2d ARC Remuera Cup, Matamata RC Comag H.

Street Smart. Winner at 1600m, ARC Easter Special Conditions H. Producer.


3rd dam

LADY UPSTAGE, by High Line. 3 wins at 2000m, 2400m, STC Christmas Cup, L, Fairyhouse H., AJC Dalray H., 3d AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3, 4th Clarence River JC Grafton Cup, L. Half-sister to KHALEKAN, AEGEAN BLUE, Ella-Myra (dam of SAKURA GOD), Ricky Joe, Widden, Fire Bell (dam of ORMSARY). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, all winners, inc:-

SHAFTESBURY AVENUE (Salieri). Second on The 1990-91 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (1300 - 2000m). Second top colt on The 1991-92 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 13 wins from 1000m to 2000m, A$1,814,905, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Honda S.H., Gr.1, Lightning S., Gr.1, AJC George Main S., Gr.1, All-Aged S., Gr.1, VATC Caulfield S., Gr.1, AJC Warwick S., Gr.2, Hobartville S., Gr.2, Royal Sovereign S., Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3, 2d VRC Honda S.H., Gr.1, AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, All-Aged S., Gr.1, STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Brian Crowley S., L, 3d AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, Stan Fox S., Gr.3.

STAGE SHY (Shy Rambler). 5 wins from 1400m to 2400m, AJC Australia Day Cup, L, Eurimbla Park Spelling Paddock H., Matilda Cruises H., SAJC Infrascan H., 3d SAJC Cabochon H. Dam of-

Dash Incredible (Dash for Cash). 5 wins from 1700m to 2200m, A$183,330, WATC Homeloans Ltd H., Happy 50th TAB H., H., 2d WATC Melvista S., L.

Hillary's Pride. 3 wins from 1400m to 1900m, STC Jasdell H., AJC Monte Carlo H., Tellers' H. Dam of-

AGINCOURT EXPRESS (Agincourt). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, A$315,495, Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.3, AJC HB Gage H., STC Golden Wing H., Go the NSW Blues H., 2d SAJC OJ Smith Challenge S., L, Wyong Cup, L, 3d Murray Bridge Gold Cup, L.

Elated Lady. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, AJC Selene H., Gay Satin H. Dam of-

MUTAWAAJID (Redoute's Choice). Joint third on the 2006-07 Australasian 3YO Classification (sprint). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, £19,454, A$305,250, AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, STC Hobartville S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Vili's H., STC Tooheys New 2YO H., 4th AJC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.1, Newbury World Trophy, Gr.3. Sire.

ADEEWIN (Snaadee). 5 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$351,570, HK$219,980, AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, MVRC Champagne S., Gr.2, Illawarra 2YO Classic, Gr.3, AJC Dual Quest 2YO H., 2d STC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, San Domenico S., Gr.2, HKJC Netvigator H. Producer.

FATOON (Snaadee). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, A$383,000, STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, AJC Sapphire S., Gr.3, STC Matador Bullbars & Towbars H., Wesfarmers Industrial & Safety 2YO H., 2d STC Birthday Card H., L, 3d MVRC Champagne S., Gr.2, AJC Nivison H., L. Dam of-

FAT AL (Al Maher). 7 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$787,410, ATC Epsom H., Gr.1, Carbine Club S., Gr.3, Frank Packer P., Gr.3, Bendigo JC Yalumba Golden Mile, L, ATC Inglis H., 2d ATC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, Inglis Bonus Mile, 3d ATC Shannon S., Gr.2, VRC TAB Rewards S., Gr.3, Ballarat Cup, L.

JIVAGO (Snaadee). 18 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$420,505, VRC Moomba P., L, VATC Hickmans Racing Legends P., Melbourne FC H., Illawarra TC Cleary Bros (Bombo) Pty Ltd Freeway H., 3d STC Maurice McCarten S., L.

Ghaliah. Winner at 1300m, AJC Panasonic DVD Camcorder H., 2d STC Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer H. Dam of-

SANTOS (I Am Invincible). 2 wins at 2, A$255,100, ATC Skyline S., Gr.2, Pierro 2YO P., 3d ATC Breeders' P., L.

MELAGRANA (Fastnet Rock). 7 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 138,613,000¥, Nakayama Yukan Fuji Sho Ocean S., Gr.3, Lapis Lazuli S., L, September S., Chukyo Philippines Trophy, 2d Fukushima Sakurambo Tokubetsu, 4th Hanshin Sankei Sho Centaur S., Gr.2.


Race Record:

2 wins at 1300m, 1600m, NZ$1,250, A$84,260, to 2020-21, 2d MRC Big Screen Company H., Krudler Thanks Beamer H., MVRC Pepsi Max H., 3d MRC Walk for Phil H.