Philosophical (NZ)


Sire: 
Darci Brahma (NZ)

Dam: 
Mirandola (AUS)

Foaled in

Bay Mare

Philosophical is a race winning daughter of Darci Brahma & descends from the great Pencarrow family established from Riverina Charm.


 

 PHILOSOPHICAL (NZ)

 

Bay mareFoaled in 2012

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
DARCI BRAHMA (NZ) RazyanaHis Majesty
2002Grand EchezeauxZabeelSir Tristram
  RichebourgVice Regal
DamO'ReillyLast TycoonTry My Best
MIRANDOLA (AUS) CourtzaPompeii Court
2004PaolinoHousebusterMt. Livermore
  Riverina CharmSir Tristram

DARCI BRAHMA (NZ) (2002). 10 wins-4 at 2, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 637 rnrs, 469 wnrs, 47 SW, inc. Julinsky Prince (WRC Windsor Park P., Gr.1), Nashville, etc. Sire of the dams of SP Unstoppabelle, Grinzinger Star, Naval Fleet and of Shinju, Torre del Greco, Grinzinger Allee, Resolute Lad, Jonathan, Lismore Diamond, Superstition, Cherry Road, Pearl Princess, War Pride, Alternative Fact, Lope de Lady, Southern Bolt, etc.

 

1st dam

MIRANDOLA, by O'Reilly. Joint third top filly on the 2006-07 NZ 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2, Avondale JC 2YO Fillies' S., L, 2d ARC Pulse Engineering Services H., Thomsons Frozen Foods 3YO H. Dam of four named foals, three to race, all winners, inc:-

Association Eight (g. by Charm Spirit). 2 wins at 1350m, 1500m in 2019-20 in Macau.

Mirazur (f. by Darci Brahma). Winner at 1100m in NZ.

Philosophical (f. by Darci Brahma). Winner. See below.

 

2nd dam

PAOLINO, by Housebuster. 5 wins to 1400m, NZ$80,950, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, ARC Kings of Sport Dinner H., BOP RC Stewart Browne Electrical H., 2d ARC Rotary Club of Newmarket H., 3d ARC King's P., Gr.3, Waikato RC Gasmate S., Gr.3, ARC Lindauer H. Half-sister to SARWATCH, Russian Charm. Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

MIRANDOLA (O'Reilly). 2 wins. See above.

Jolly Jolly. 4 wins at 1400m, HK$5,489,851, HKJC Silent Witness H., Lukfook Jewellery Convergence of Love Collection H., Coloane H., Panasonic Induction Cooker H., 2d HKJC Power of Music H., Parmigiani Excellent H., Good Fortune H., Chengdu H., Piaget Excellent H., Audemars Piguet Lady Millenary H., 3d HKJC Akeed Mofeed H., Lotus H., Moon Koon H., Yuen Long H.

Classic Jewellery. 4 wins at 1400m, 1650m, HK$3,345,750, HKJC St Andrew's Challenge Quaich H., Shouson Hill H., Revlon Love is on H., Chevalier Mobile Digital Solutions H., 2d HKJC Ireland Trophy H., High Island H., Macau-Taipa Bridge H., Lo Wu Saddle Club H., Sunbird H.

Pinolino. 3 wins from 1650m to 1700m, BRC Icaniwill Australia H., Ipswich TC Sumptuous Buffet P., CFMEU Mining & Energy H., 2d BRC NFIA P., Racezone H., Gallopers Sports Club H., GCTC Gold Coast Equine Clinic H., SCTC Yalumba H., 3d BRC Elite Portables P., Ipswich TC Bill Savige's 40th H., SCTC Sky Thoroughbred Central H.

Piazzetta. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, 3d Waikato RC More Than Sacred H.

Chai Kau - Elephant Cheers (H.K.). Winner at 1600m in NZ, 3d HKJC Tung Chung H.

Pezzaglia. 2 wins at 1200m in NZ.

Bartolomeo. Placed at 3 in NZ. Dam of-

Soul Commander. 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m in NZ, Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC Cancham S., Huat Chai S., Benchmark 74 H., Class 5 H., 2d Singapore TC Benchmark 83 H., Kranji C S., Benchmark 67 H., Class 4 H., Class 5 H., 3d ARC Te Hana Sparkling 2YO H., Singapore TC Kranji D S., Class 4 H., Benchmark 67 H.

My Pride and Joy. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, 2d ARC White Refrigeration H.

Flying Darci. 9 wins from 1200m to 1600m in Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC South Australian Jockey Club Trophy, Super Easy S., Class 4 H.-twice, 2d Singapore TC Ninetyfive Emperor S., Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Kranji D S.-twice, Buckingham Palace S., Class 4 H.-3 times.

Strike Force. 2 wins at 1400m in 2019-20 in NZ.

 

3rd dam

RIVERINA CHARM, by Sir Tristram. Top of The 1988-89 Australasian 3YO Classification (1300m - 2000m). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 900m to 2000m, NZ$98,500, A$727,100, ARC Air New Zealand S., Gr.1, STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1, Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, STC Hill S., Gr.2, 1750m-in track record time, 2d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, 3d AJC Surround S., Gr.2, Light Fingers S., Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC FJ Carberry H., L, 4th AJC Oaks, Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Sallmanns Chelmsford S., Gr.2. Three-quarter-sister to GREAT VINTAGE (dam of GREAT ANNA), Phocion, Te Akau Jo (dam of PARTEE), Radium Springs (dam of BISHOPS ROCK), half-sister to Ivy Cottage. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

PAOLINO (Housebuster). 5 wins. See above.

SARWATCH (Jetball). NZ Bloodstock Filly of the Year 2000. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 950m to 2000m, NZ$96,100, A$19,600, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, ARC Soliloquy S., L, 2d Waikato RC Bloodstock Agents Federation Juvenile S., 3d ARC Championship S., Gr.2, VATC Rupert Clarke H., 4th STC Ansett Australia S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2. Dam of-

Noble Manor. 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$54,988, S$544,110 in NZ and Singapore, Singapore TC Kranji A S.-twice, Class 1 H.

Star Charm. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

Darci Charmer (Darci Brahma). 7 wins at 1200m, 1400m, S$483,612, Singapore TC Benchmark 83 H., Class 2 H., 2d Singapore TC Jumbo Jet Trophy, L.

Russian Charm (Stravinsky). Winner at 1400m, A$104,300, STC MMB Print H., 2d Gosford Guineas, L, AJC Smith Barney Citigroup H., STC Vodka Cruiser H., 3d STC Winning Edge Presentations Cup H., 4th STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1.

 

Race Record:

Winner at 1600m in NZ.

Slipped in 2019.