Esprit de Corps


Sire: 
Bel Esprit

Dam: 
Vercors

Foaled in 2012

Bay Colt

Draft 2014 Premier Yearling Sale 27 & 28 January 2014, New Zealand Bloodstock, Lot #330

Sold NZ$70,000 to Mr DC Ellis


Foaled 29/09/12


59881 Vercors V2 Web
Vercors has produced an impressive colt by Bel Esprit. This is an excellent effort from a young mare who has made a good start to her breeding career. Her first foal, a filly by Stratum called Villars, is in training with Graham Richardson. Vercors was a stakeswinner and also placed at Group 2 level.

Account of PENCARROW STUD, Cambridge.

Lot 330 BAY COLT Box H 35
Foaled 29th September 2012 Branded: nr sh; 28 over 2 off sh

Sire

Bel Esprit (AUS)

1999

Royal Academy

Nijinsky

Northern Dancer

Crimson Saint

Crimson Satan

Bespoken

Vain

Wilkes

Vin d'Amour

Adios II

Dam

Vercors

2002

Catbird

Danehill

Danzig

Fitting

Marscay

Alpine

Zabeel

Sir Tristram

Manawa Belle

Zamazaan

1st dam

VERCORS, by Catbird. 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, NZ$86,795, Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, Hawke's Bay Agri-Lab Products H., Manawatu RC CB Norwood H., 2d Waikato RC Team Don Ha Project Marketing H., Avondale JC Fruit World H., 3d Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2. This is her second foal. Dam of one foal to race-

Villars (f. by Stratum). Placed to 2013-14.

2nd dam

ALPINE, by Zabeel. Placed at 3 in Aust. Sister to Manawa King, half-sister to LORD TED, Zipperup (dam of CHAMPION STAR). Dam of 5 named foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

VERCORS(Catbird). 4 wins. See above.

Huluava. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Waikato RC Pace Engineering H., Matamata RC Challenge H., 2d Hawke's Bay Te Runga 3YO H.

Wonderful Approach. Winner at 1600m, Singapore TC Perak Turf Club Trophy.

3rd dam

MANAWA BELLE, by Zamazaan. Raced once. Dam of 12 foals, 9 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

LORD TED(Lord Ballina). Joint Head of The 1995-96 NZ 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2, NZ$94,000, A$70,030, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Coca-Cola Juvenile S., 2d SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.1, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.3, VATC Whittier H., 4th South Australian Derby, Gr.1, WRC Magic Millions Classic S.,RL.

Manawa King(Zabeel). 4 wins from 1450m to 2100m, A$249,000, MRC Beaulivre H., 2d AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, VRC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.2.

Liberty Belle. Raced once. Dam of-

Willie Command. 11 wins from 1400m to 3000m, NZ$8,063, A$241,040, VRC Lawn H., Sidney Myer H., 4th SAJC Lord Reims S., Gr.3.

Zipperup. Unraced. Dam of-

CHAMPION STAR(Soviet Star). 11 wins from 1000m to 2100m, A$172,300, M$913,275 in Aust. and Macau, QTC Easter Cup, L, BTC Dooley's Hotel H., Thornton H., 3d Qld Tatt's RC Recognition S., L.

Fortune Bravo. 3 wins at 1650m, HK$2,196,400, in 2012-13, HKJC Pine H., Sports Road H., Hong Kong Country Club Challenge Cup.

4th dam

MELODY BELLE, by Taipan II. 10 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3, ARC Ladies Mile, L, Avondale JC Concorde H., L, BOP RC Centennial Breeders' S., L, 2d ARC George Adams (Tatt's) H., Gr.2, 3d ARC Easter H., Gr.1. Three-quarter-sister to SHUMANSHU, Rickshaw (dam of PARADISE BELLE), Belle Tai (dam of BELLE DE CHINE). Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners.