Key To Dance-2017-10-30


Key to Dance

Foaled in 2017

Brown Colt

Draft Karaka 2019: Book 1 27 - 30 January 2019, New Zealand Bloodstock, Lot #131

Sold NZ$60,000 to Victoria Peak Bloodstock

  • Foaling
20008 2017 Key To Dance 2

DOB: 30/10/17

Key to Dance has produced an impressive colt by outstanding sire Tavistock. This colt has inherited his dams strong physique and being a grandson of Dansili and an english Oaks winner he will be well sought after at yearling sale time next year.

Account of PENCARROW STUD, Cambridge.

Lot 131 BROWN COLT Box H 38
Foaled 30th October 2017 Branded: nr sh; 43 over 7 off sh





Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer


Top Ville


Quest for Fame

Rainbow Quest


High Line


Key to Dance (IRE)







Key Change


Shirley Heights


The Minstrel

1st dam

KEY TO DANCE, by Dansili. Winner at 2200m. Half-sister to Calorando , Sandtime . This is her fourth foal. Her third foal is a 2YO. Her second foal is an unraced 3YO. Her first foal is unraced.

2nd dam

KEY CHANGE , by Darshaan. Champion 3YO Stayer in Ireland in 1996. 4 wins-1 at 2-1m to 1½m, £170,692, Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1 , Leopardstown Ballysax S., L , 2d Irish St Leger, Gr.1 , 3d Irish Oaks, Gr.1 . Three-quarter-sister to DISCREET BRIEF (dam of STEELER ), KITHANGA (dam of MILAN , KOORA ), Kalikala (dam of KALAJANA , KALABO ), Kadizadeh (dam of SUNNINGDALE ). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Calorando (Green Desert). 5 wins 8½f to 17f, €151,704, Leopardstown Merrion S., 3d Leopardstown Alleged S., L .

Sandtime (Green Desert). Winner at 1m, 3d Tralee Ruby S., L . Producer.

Interchange. Winner at 1½m, Newmarket Sunley S. Dam of 2 winners-

Tiburtina (Holy Roman Emperor). Winner at 2 at 6f, Newbury Bet365 2YO Fillies' S., 2d Cologne Winterkönigin Trial, L .

Carenage. Winner at 1½m, 3d Newbury H. Grandam of-

CUBANITA (Selkirk). Champion Older Mare in Germany in 2014. 4 wins-1 at 2-8½f to 1½m, £123,402, €36,750, Newbury St Simon S., Gr.3 , John Porter S., Gr.3 , Doncaster Gillies S., L , 2d Munich Grosser Preis von Bayern, Gr.1 , Chester Stand Cup, L , 3d Newbury Arc Trial S., Gr.3 , Cork Noblesse S., Gr.3 , Chester Cheshire Oaks, L .

3rd dam

KASHKA, by The Minstrel. Winner at 2400m in France. Half-sister to KARKISIYA , KADISSYA (dam of KAHYASI , KALIANA , KADAKA ), Kalikala (dam of KALAJANA , KALABO ), Kalata (dam of KITHANGA ), Kasala (dam of KALASINGER ), Kumta (dam of SINA COVA , BLESSYOURPINKSOX ). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

KEY CHANGE (Darshaan). 4 wins. See above.

Quiet Counsel. Winner at 1½m, Curragh Last Chance S. Dam of 4 winners-

DISCREET BRIEF (Darshaan). Joint Champion 3YO Female Stayer in GB in 2003. 2 wins at 10¼f, 14¾f, Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.3 , 2d Milan Premio Mario Incisa, Gr.3 , Goodwood Gladness S., L . Dam of-

STEELER (Raven's Pass). 3 wins at 2 at 7f, 1m, £143,630, 67,895Dhs, Newmarket Royal Lodge S., Gr.2 , Goodwood Peter Willett S., L , 2d York Acomb S., Gr.3 , 3d Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1 , 4th Meydan Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 S, Gr.2 .

Sularina. Raced once. Dam of 3 winners-

KHIONE (Dalakhani). 3 wins 8½f to 1½m, Goodwood Daisy Warwick S., L , Newbury Tadley Tigers Fillies' H., 3d Newbury Chalice S., L , 4th Newbury St Simon S., Gr.3 . Producer.