Camellia (NZ)

Redoute's Choice (AUS)

Lafleur (NZ)

Foaled in 2009

Brown Mare

Camellia represents a classic black type family that descends from champion sprinter Habibti (IRE). Her yearling filly by Tarzino is an outstanding individual & will race in the stud colours.

  • Progeny

filly : 07/09/14

So You Think - Camellia (NZ)

Camellia got her breeding career off to a fine start when delivering her first foal, a filly by So You Think. This daughter of Redoute's Choice and Lafleur was unraced due to suffering an embolism, however she has a promising future in the broodmare paddock.

filly : 26/08/16

Reliable Man - Camellia (NZ)

Camellia started the weekend activity with the delivery of an impressive filly by Reliable Man. Camellia is a daughter of Lafleur and being by Redoute's Choice she has the credentials to produce some quality foals for Pencarrow Stud. She will be represented by a bay colt by Rip Van Winkle in the 2016 sales series.

colt : 28/08/17

Reliable Man - Camellia (NZ)

 Camellia boosted the male stocks when delivering her robust colt by Reliable man. Illness prevented this mare from racing but she is an oustanding type from on the best families on the stud. Having left 3 very attractive foals, she has earnt herself a booking to proven sire Tavistock for this season.

filly : 13/09/19

TARZINO - Camellia (NZ)

Camellia delivered a very strong and robust filly by Derby-winning sire Tarzino.

filly : 01/09/20

Almanzor (FR) - Camellia (NZ)

Camellia has delivered an impressive filly by young sire Almanzor. This Redoute's Choice mare provides a proven cross for this sire line. Camellia will return to Almanzor this season.

filly : 03/10/23

Vadamos (FR) - Camellia (NZ)





Bay or Brown mareFoaled in 2009

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
RazyanaHis Majesty
1996Shantha's ChoiceCanny LadBletchingly
Dancing ShowNijinsky
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
Lady GiselleNureyev
1999Desert LilyGreen DesertDanzig

REDOUTE'S CHOICE (AUS) (1996). 5 wins-2 at 2, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1. Champion Broodmare Sire in Aust. 3 times. Sire of 1552 rnrs, 1200 wnrs, 179 SW, inc. Miss Finland, etc. Sire of the dams of 2386 rnrs, 1567 wnrs, 26 Gr.1 wnrs, inc. SW Anamoe, Hitotsu, Ace High, Levendi, Artorius, Gypsy Goddess, In Italian, Profondo, Al Muthana, Bonham, Linebacker, Flit, Super Seth, Amphitrite, Arcadia Queen, Extra Brut, Regal Power, D'Argento, Kementari, The Mission, Trekking, Inference, etc.


1st dam

LAFLEUR, by Zabeel. Third top filly on The 2002-03 NZ 3YO Free H. 3 wins at 1600m, 2000m, NZ$191,975, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 2d ARC Queen Elizabeth H., Gr.2, 4th New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Counties Cup, Gr.2, ARC Lindauer Grandeur S., Gr.3, Manawatu Breeders' S., L. Sister to Zygadene (dam of WILDFLOWER), blood-sister to Zalika (dam of HUMIDOR), three-quarter-sister to Zasorceress. Dam of ten named foals, eight to race, six winners, inc:-

AMARYLLIS (f. by Red Ransom). 8 wins to 1300m, NZ$142,888, ARC Darley P., Gr.3, Blandford Lodge Yearling Draft H., Waikato RC Lodge City Rentals H., BOP RC Pollock & Sons Crane Hire H., 2d ARC Concorde H., Gr.2, Waikato RC Fairdale Stud Fully Fledged H., 4th ARC Newmarket H., L, CJC Canterbury Breeders' S., L. Dam of-

Floating Heart. 2 wins at 1400m, 2d Whangarei RC Polwarth Design H., 3d Whangarei RC Christmas at the Races H., Cookson Plumbing H.

Justice Light. 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m, Singapore TC Class 4 H.-twice, Kranji D S., 2d Singapore TC War Affair S., Titanium S., Class 4 H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Benchmark 67 H., Class 4 H.

PAPILIO (f. by Redoute's Choice). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, Hororata RC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, Hawkes Bay Billy's Bar Hastings H., 2d Matamata RC Richardson Racing Stables H. Dam of-

Irish Butterfly. 4 wins from 1200m to 1800m, A$218,385, MRC Thoroughbred Club H., Murray Bridge RC Gipsie Jack Wines H., 2d MRC Thoroughbred Club H., Big Screen Company H., Ladbrokes Switch H., Ballarat TC Suez McKellar Mile, 3d VRC Gary Fennessy H., MRC Ladbrokes Blended Bets H.

Palamedes. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d Waikato RC Lodge Rentals H.

Enough (g. by O'Reilly). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, ARC Azamour H., 2d ARC New Zealand Herald H., 3d ARC Mainstream Plumbing H., Waikato RC Foster Maintain H., Distinction Hamilton Hotel H., BOP RC Michael Stemmer Law H.

Bonito (g. by O'Reilly). Winner at 1650m, HKJC Tsim Sha Tsui H., 2d HKJC Cornwall H., Briar H.

Flourishing (f. by Makfi). 3 wins from 1600m to 2000m in NZ.

Poinsettia (f. by Pins). Winner at 1200m in NZ.

Dodgeball (g. by Vadamos). Placed at 3 in 2021-22 in Aust.

Cosmo Kirinji (c. by Johar). Placed in Japan.


2nd dam

DESERT LILY, by Green Desert. Winner at 2 in Ireland. Sister to Desert Darling (dam of HEART OFTHE DESERT - HOSTWIN DONATELLO (MAC.)), half-sister to Reem Albaraari (dam of MORSHDI, ILITSHE). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, all winners, inc:-

LAFLEUR (Zabeel). 3 wins. See above.

Zygadene. Winner at 1600m, 2d Taranaki RC Oaks Trial. Dam of-

WILDFLOWER (Keeper). 4 wins from 1500m to 1950m, NZ$227,175, Rotorua Challenge P., L, ARC Otakiri Reserve H., Manawatu RC Speight's Ale House H., 2d Waikato RC Herbie Dyke S., Gr.1, ARC Avondale Cup, Gr.2, Waikato RC BCD H., 3d Waikato RC Riverlsey Park H., BOP RC Ultimate Motor Group H., 4th ARC City of Auckland Cup, Gr.3, Manawatu Breeders S., Gr.3.

Star Jasmine. Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of-

Zasorceress (Zabeel). 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, A$130,060, MVRC Schweppes Lemonade H., 2d VRC Schweppervescence Trophy, Gr.3, 3d ATC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3.


3rd dam

HABIBTI, by Habitat. Top of The 1983 European 3YO Classification (1000m-1200m). Top filly on The 1982 Irish 2YO Free H. 9 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, £259,812, 420,000fr., Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.2, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.2, York William Hill Sprint Championship S., Gr.2, Lowther S., Gr.2, Lingfield Leisure S., L, 2d Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.2, 3d York William Hill Sprint Championship S., Gr.1, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Ascot Diadem S., Gr.3, Newbury Fred Darling S., Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Loralane (dam of NURYANA), half-sister to KNESSET, Great Klaire (dam of ST. KLAIRE), Eight Carat (dam of OCTAGONAL, DIAMOND LOVER, KAAPSTAD, MARQUISE, MOUAWAD). Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Hameeda. Winner at 1m, 3d Newmarket Poppy 2YO Fillies' S. Producer.

Desert Darling. Placed at 2 in GB. Dam of-

HEART OFTHE DESERT - HOSTWIN DONATELLO (Mac.) (Show a Heart). 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m in Aust. and Macau, Macau Guineas, L.

Zalika. 3 wins at 2000m, 2100m, Waikato RC Dunstan Feeds Championship Qualifier. Dam of-

HUMIDOR (Teofilo). 9 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$149,775, A$4,307,200, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, Makybe Diva S., Gr.1.

Marechal. Winner at 2, Levin RC Courtesy Ford 2YO H., 4th ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3. Dam of-

CYBER ATTACK (Shamexpress). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1150m, 1200m, NZ$116,249, A$3,875, Hawkes Bay El Roca Trophy, L, 2d ARC Mongolian Khan Trophy, Gr.3.

Diamond Darling. Unraced. Dam of-

Almost Crystal. Placed at 3, 2d ATC Hyland Race Colours H. Dam of-

IN THE BOAT (Nostradamus). 7 wins to 1300m, A$624,750, to 2021-22, MVRC Abell S., L, Sale TC Country Discovery H.

Reem Albaraari. Placed at 2, 3d Ascot Blue Seal 2YO S. Dam of-

MORSHDI (Slip Anchor). Champion 3YO in Germany & Italy in 2001 (Long). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1650m to 2400m, £146,630, 765,000,013L., 1,000,000Dm., 90,000Dhs in GB, Italy, Germany and U.A.E, Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.1, Derby Italiano, Gr.1, Abu Dhabi Championship S., L, 2d Irish Derby, Gr.1, 3d Newmarket S., L.

ILITSHE (Fastnet Rock). 6 wins from 1800m to 2850m, R574,250, Turffontein Caradoc Gold Cup, Gr.3, Derby Trial, L.

Kundooz (Sabrehill). Winner at 2, Doncaster Carling Lager 2YO S., 2d Abu Dhabi National Day Cup, L.

Sublissime. Placed at 3, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Fiammetta. Dam of-

MONEGAL (Lope de Vega). 10 wins from 1200m to 1900m, A$686,895, to 2021-22, ATC Epona S., Gr.3.


Race Record:



Produce Record: Dam of three named foals, two to race.

2014 f. Sasanqua, by So You Think. Winner at 1300m in NZ.

2015 g. Snow Airjet, by Rip Van Winkle. Placed, 2d HKJC Tin Wan H.

2016 f. Sinensis, by Reliable Man. Unraced.

2017 c. by Reliable Man.

2018 foal by Tavistock. Died.

2019 f. by Tarzino.

2020 f. by Almanzor.


Missed in 2021.

Served by U S Navy Flag.