BANCHEE
Oratorio - Miss Jessie Jay (Spectacularphantom)

A brilliant and precious 2YO perfomer, the Group 1 winner of the Diamond Stakes and the Group 2 Matamata Breeders Stakes. She was crowned the Champion 2YO of New Zealand in 2009/10. Her dam, Miss Jessie Jay, was a multiple black-type winner and the dam of Filly of the Year and dual Group 1 winner Katie Lee. She is due to have her first foal by English Derby winner and boom young sire New Approach.

Banchee

 

 BANCHEE

 

Bay mareFoaled in 2007

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
ORATORIO (IRE) RazyanaHis Majesty
2002MahrahVaguely NobleVienna
  MontageAlydar
DamSpectacularphantomSpectacular BidBold Bidder
MISS JESSIE JAY ImanativeNative Dancer
1996Miss DistinctionBletchencoreBletchingly
  Estella DawnHasty Cloud

ORATORIO (IRE) (2002). 6 wins-4 at 2, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1. Sire of 1199 rnrs, 747 wnrs, 54 SW, inc. Rave - Military Attack (H.K.), etc. Sire of the dams of SW Buonasera, Paquirri, Dolce Strega, Feliciana de Vega, Servalan, Vandali, Megera, Siobhan, Viren's Army, SP Danon Grace, No More Regrets, Wargrave, Beach Wedding, Bumbasina, City of Stars, Persian Princess, South Machine, Ropey Guest, etc.

 

1st dam

MISS JESSIE JAY, by Spectacularphantom. 9 wins from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$153,425, Egmont RC Fayette Park S., Gr.3, CJC Warstep S., L, Levin S.H., L, Manawatu RC CB Norwood 3YO H., Ashhurst Pohangina Cup, Cambridge JC Deputy Governor Trophy, Wanganui JC Prince Ferdinand H., Woodville-Pahiatua Cup, 2d Egmont RC Fayette Park S., Gr.3, Hawkes Bay Smith Timber H., 3d WRC Thompson H., Gr.3, Manawatu Classic, Gr.3, Manawatu Breeders' S., L, Taranaki RC Atlanta Golf H., 4th Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L. 2009-10 NZ Broodmare of the Year. Half-sister to GEE I JANE, Miss Krisdel (dam of QIJI EXPRESS), Miss Katella (dam of SAN BERNARDINO). Dam of six foals, four to race, all winners, inc:-

KATIE LEE (f. by Pins). Champion 3YO in NZ in 2009-10. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m, NZ$1,106,675, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, Hawkes Bay Traderacks S., Gr.3, Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., L, Esker Lodge 2YO H., 2d ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Star Way S., L, Counties Challenge S., L, ARC One Cool Cat 2YO H., 3d Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.3, Whangarei RC Spring P. Dam of-

Legramor. 2 wins at 1200m, Waikato RC Shaun Cosgrave-Harcourts H., 2d WRC Pete's Joinery H., Waikato RC X-Site Group H., Rotorua RC Rydges H., Whangarei RC Kensington Tavern H.

Simogramor. Winner at 1200m in 2018-19, 2d Waikato RC Team Wealleans 2YO H.

BANCHEE (f. by Oratorio). 6 wins. See below.

Eclair Fantastic (g. by Spectatorial). 5 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$94,240, HK$138,000, M$771,500 in Aust. and Macau, SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., MRC Harrolds Fashion P., SAJC Super Saturday May H., Urban Pacific H., Macau Yuletide H., 2d Macau Spring Trophy, L, Beijing H., 3d Macau Bright Star H., Macau Jockey Club 20th Anniversary Cup, 4th Hong Kong Macau Trophy, L.

My Spec - Ka Ka's Prosperity (H.K.) (g. by Spectatorial). Winner at 1100m in NZ, 2d HKJC Link H., 3d HKJC HKU Architecture Alumni H., Tai Mong Tsai H.

 

2nd dam

MISS DISTINCTION, by Bletchencore. Winner at 1200m. Half-sister to Mia Malagra (dam of HAMPTON'S CHOICE). Dam of 14 named foals, 13 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

GEE I JANE (Jahafil). Champion sprinter/miler in NZ in 2005-06. 6 wins at 1200m, NZ$272,500, A$564,550, WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, BTC Cup, Gr.1, Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.2, MVRC Children's Charity Sprint H., 2d ARC Railway H., Gr.1-3 times, QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, Qld Tatt's RC Winter S., Gr.2, ARC King's P., Gr.3, 3d Waikato Draught Sprint, Gr.1, ARC King's P., Gr.3, SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, Clarence River JC Ramornie H., L. Producer.

MISS JESSIE JAY (Spectacularphantom). 9 wins. See above.

The Silence Sir. 9 wins from 1600m to 2000m, NZ$146,225, A$14,950, ARC Sharp H., CJC Kingmaker at Greenacres H., North Canterbury Cup, Waikato RC Bream Bay Farm Stay H., BTC Mal Meninga H., Kurow Cup, 2d ARC Fruit World H., Hororata Gold Cup, 3d CJC Curraghmore Stud H.

Chateau d'Yquem. 2 wins at 1400m, A$75,713, MRC Toltrice H., Indian Summer H., 2d MVRC Moreton Hire H. Producer.

Miss Krisdel. 2 wins at 1200m, 1350m, 2d WRC Gibson Sheat Lawyers H., 3d ARC Stella Artois H., Manawatu RC NRM H., Te Aroha JC Dunstan Horse Feeds H. Dam of-

QIJI EXPRESS (Shamexpress). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1300m, NZ$97,500, to 2018-19, ARC Mufhasa S., L, 2d Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., Gr.2, Wanganui JC Castletown S., L, Waikato RC Lodge Real Estate H., 3d Cambridge JC Equine Hospital 2YO H., 4th Hawkes Bay El Roca Trophy, L, Waikato RC Waikato Equine Vet Centre S., L.

Miss Katella. Winner at 1100m. Dam of-

SAN BERNARDINO (Gold Mine). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, NZ$218,375, CJC Stewards' S., Gr.3, Welcome S., L, Waikato RC Star Way S., L, Rotorua RC Lion Red P., L, 2d Matamata RC Slipper S., L, Wanganui JC Ford 2YO S., 3d Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, Matamata RC Reid & Harrison H., 4th WRC Wellesley S., L, CJC Pegasus S., L.

 

Race Record:

Champion 2YO in NZ in 2009-10. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, NZ$433,225, A$10,000, ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, ARC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance 3YO Mile, Cambridge Stud Yearling Draft 3YO H., 2d ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Eclipse S., Gr.3, 3d ARC Karaka Million, RL, Hallmark Stud H., 4th Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2.

 

Produce Record: Dam of two named foals, both raced.

2013 f. Siren Call, by New Approach. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2018-19.

2014 g. by O'Reilly.

2015 f. Gremlin, by Savabeel. Unplaced.

2016 f. by Savabeel.

2017 c. by Tavistock.

 

Served by Savabeel. Date of last service, 30.11.2017.