Podravina (NZ)


Sire: 
Bel Esprit (AUS)

Dam: 
Posavina (NZ)

Foaled in 2014

Bay Mare

Draft 2016 Premier Yearling Sale 25 & 26 January 2016, New Zealand Bloodstock, Lot #16

Sold NZ$130,000 to NZB as agent

Podravina was a very talented & genuine race mare winning five time. She is from a prolific international family. Her fourth dam won twenty four races & founded a line of incredibly talented horses who succeeded all over the world.


Foaled 20/09/14


91895 Posavina Web
Posavina excelled in her racing career winning the Group 3 Desert Gold stakes with a dashing front-running display. She has excelled again with the delivery of an outstanding Bel Esprit filly. This foal has good scope with ample bone and muscle to complement her frame. Posavina has let down into a lovely quality mare. Her first foal, a filly by Street Cry, was purchased by Te Akau Racing and is currently in training.

 

 PODRAVINA (NZ)

 

Bay mareFoaled in 2014

SireRoyal AcademyNijinskyNorthern Dancer
BEL ESPRIT (AUS) Crimson SaintCrimson Satan
1999BespokenVainWilkes
  Vin d'AmourAdios
DamTiger HillDanehillDanzig
POSAVINA (NZ) The FillyAppiani
2006Dance My DanceSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
  Tis JulietAlydar

BEL ESPRIT (AUS) (1999). 8 wins-5 at 2, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1. Champion Hong Kong Broodmare Sire in 2018-19. Sire of 1044 rnrs, 724 wnrs, 27 SW, inc. Black Caviar (ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1), Bel Sprinter, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Beauty Generation, Costa Viva, Humma Humma, Sylvia's Mother, Ole Kirk, Front Page, All Too Royal, Soothing, Soldi Domani, SP Crossing the Abbey, Gongs, News Girl, Magnufighter, With a Bit of Dash, Gredington, One Shy Ruby, Strike Celebration, etc.

 

1st dam

POSAVINA, by Tiger Hill. 2 wins at 1600m, 2100m, Hawkes Bay Lowland S., Gr.3, 3d Counties RC Franklin Long Roofing H. Half-sister to RASA LILA, Luen on Dance Kid. Dam of two named foals, one to race, inc:-

Podravina (f. by Bel Esprit). 5 wins. See below.

 

2nd dam

DANCE MY DANCE, by Sadler's Wells. Unraced. Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

RASA LILA (Darci Brahma). 7 wins from 1600m to 2100m, NZ$265,250, A$23,500, Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, WRC Cuddle S., Gr.3, ARC Carbine Club Trophy, More FM H., Taranaki RC Metro Direct Inspirations in Glass H., 2d ARC Eagle Technology S., Gr.3, Crombie Lockwood H., Waikato RC Christmas at the Races H., 3d ARC Easter S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Windsor Park P., Gr.1, Waikato RC Cal Isuzu S., Gr.2, ARC Dunstan Feeds Championship Final H., MRC Perri Cutten Blue Diamond Fashion Stakes P.

POSAVINA (Tiger Hill). 2 wins. See above.

Luen on Dance Kid (Snitzel). 7 wins at 1200m, 1500m to 2019-20 in Macau, 2d Macau Derby Trial, L, Macau SJM Trophy, Ballarat H., 3d Macau Rising Star Cup, L, Spring Trophy, L, Winter Trophy, L, Zamboanga H., Sao Paulo H., 4th Macau Sprint Trophy, L.

Stalking. 5 wins from 1600m to 2100m in NZ.

Aterballetto. Placed at 3 in NZ. Dam of-

Our Flying Ace - Arnantara (Sing.) (Darci Brahma). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in 2018-19, 2d Ashburton RC John Grigg S., Gr.3, Singapore TC Class 4 H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Class 4 H.

 

3rd dam

TIS JULIET, by Alydar. 3 wins at 1m, 8½f, US$233,416, Belmont Shuvee H., Gr.1, Santa Anita Allowance, 2d Santa Anita Dark Star H., L, Santa Lucia H., L, 3d Hollywood Park A Gleam H., Gr.2, Silver Belles H., Gr.2. Sister to STELLA MADRID (dam of ISLE DE FRANCE, DIAMOND BIKO), blood-sister to JULIANNUS, half-sister to BOLD JULIE. Dam of 11 named foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Benvolio. 4 wins to 6½f in U.S.A.

Bushy Park. 3 wins at 8½f, US$99,151 in U.S.A. and Canada.

Juliet Tosho. 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Japan. Producer.

 

4th dam

MY JULIET, by Gallant Romeo. Champion Sprinter in USA in 1976. 24 wins-4 at 2, US$548,859, Aqueduct Vosburgh H., Gr.2, Keystone Cotillion S., Gr.2, Michigan Mile & One-Eighth H., Gr.2, Belmont Vagrancy H., Gr.3, Saratoga Test S., Gr.3, Pimlico Black-Eyed Susan S., Gr.3, Aqueduct Next Move H., L, Churchill Downs Pocahontas S., L, Dogwood S., L, Santa Anita Las Flores H., L, Delaware Park Endine H., L, Laurel Anne Arundel H., L, Monmouth Fair Haven H., L, Ta Wee H., L, Ak-Sar-Ben Princess S., L, Keystone Doylestown H., L, Neshaminy H., L, 2d Santa Anita San Carlos H., Gr.2, Keeneland Ashland S., Gr.3, Ak-Sar-Ben Omaha Gold Cup, Gr.3, 3d Santa Anita Malibu S., Gr.2, Churchill Downs La Troienne S., L, 4th Kentucky Oaks, Gr.2. Sister to Princess Juliet (dam of JULIANNUS, JULIE THE FLAPPER), three-quarter-sister to READYFOURSHOES (dam of SHOE'S FIRST SHOE), Romeo's Coquette (dam of BILLY SUE'S RIB), half-sister to LYPHARD'S SPECIAL, Embarrassed, My Potters (dam of WINONA), New Trends, Our Paige (dam of MR. PEREGRINE), Buper Dance (dam of IRISH DANCE). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, all winners, inc:-

STELLA MADRID (Alydar). 6 wins-4 at 2-from 5f to 1m, US$712,097, Belmont Matron S., Gr.1, Frizette S., Gr.1, Acorn S., Gr.1, Saratoga Spinaway S., Gr.1, Belmont Bridgework S., L, 2d Belmont Prioress S., Gr.2, Oaklawn Park Prima Donna S., L, 3d Belmont Mother Goose S., Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies S., Gr.1. Dam of-

ISLE DE FRANCE (Nureyev). 6 wins-2 at 2-at 1m, 9f, US$314,667, Deauville Prix Minerve, Gr.3, Bay Meadows Hillsborough H., Gr.3, 2d Longchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1, 3d Del Mar Palomar H., Gr.3. Dam of-

Star Isle. 2 wins at 1000m in Japan. Dam of-

MIKKI ISLE (Deep Impact). Champion Sprinter & Miler in Japan in 2016. 8 wins-2 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, 529,481,000¥, Tokyo NHK Mile Cup, Gr.1, Kyoto Mile Championship, Gr.1, Mainichi Broadcasting System Sho Swan S., Gr.2, Hanshin Hankyu Hai, Gr.3, Arlington Cup, Gr.3, Kyoto Nikkan Sports Sho Shinzan Kinen, Gr.3, 2d Chukyo Takamatsunomiya Kinen, Gr.1, Nakayama Sprinters S., Gr.1, Hanshin Hankyu Hai, Gr.3, 3d Chukyo Takamatsunomiya Kinen, Gr.1, 4th Nakayama Sprinters S., Gr.1. Sire.

Asterix. Raced once. Dam of-

AEROLITHE (Kurofune). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, US$350,000, 459,178,000¥, Tokyo NHK Mile Cup, Gr.1, Mainichi Okan, Gr.2, Sapporo Hokkaido Shimbun Hai Queen S., Gr.3, 2d Tokyo Yasuda Kinen, Gr.1-twice, Mainichi Okan, Gr.2, Nakayama Kinen, Gr.2, Nakayama Fairy S., Gr.3, Tokyo Daily Hai Queen Cup, Gr.3, 3d Tokyo Tenno Sho (Autumn), Gr.1, 4th Tokyo Victoria Mile, Gr.1.

AKARI (Snitzel). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$264,415, in 2019-20, VRC Hong Kong Jockey Club S., L, 3d ATC PJ Bell S., Gr.3.

DIAMOND BIKO (Sunday Silence). Champion Older Female in Japan in 2002. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, 333,619,000¥, Laurel Racecourse Sho Nakayama Himba S., L, Hanshin Kansai Telecasting Corporation Sho Rose S., L. Producer.

Refinement. Raced twice. Dam of-

LILACS AND LACE (Flower Alley). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, US$350,300, Keeneland Ashland S., Gr.1, Golden Gate California Oaks, L, 2d Golden Gate Corte Madera S., L, 4th Turfway Park Bourbonette Oaks, Gr.3. Dam of-

LUCKY LILAC (Orfevre). Champion 2YO Filly in Japan in 2017. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1600m to 2200m, HK$4,400,000, 565,523,000¥, to 2020, Hanshin Juvenile Fillies, Gr.1, Hanshin Osaka Hai, Gr.1, Kyoto Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1, Hanshin Tulip Sho, Gr.2, Tokyo Artemis S., Gr.3, 2d Hanshin Oka Sho, Gr.1, HKJC Longines Hong Kong Vase, Gr.1, Nakayama Kinen, Gr.2-twice, 3d Tokyo Yushun Himba, Gr.1, Ireland Trophy Fuchu Himba S., Gr.2, 4th Tokyo Victoria Mile, Gr.1.

Social Savvy. Raced twice. Dam of-

STELLA MARK (Benchmark). 6 wins from 7f to 8½f, US$315,924, Hollywood Park Tiznow S., L, 3d Lone Star Park H., Gr.3.

Stella Maris. Unraced. Dam of-

BARNARD LOOP (Lord Kanaloa). 3 wins at 1800m, 1850m in 2020, Sonoda Hyogo Championship, L.

Air Rag Doll. Unraced. Dam of-

Air Jinx. Unplaced. Dam of-

Bear Fruit. Winner at 1200m in Japan. Dam of-

CRAZY ACCEL (Roses in May). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1900m, 85,215,000¥, to 2019, Funabashi Queen Sho, L, 3d Kawasaki Kanto Oaks, L.

TIS JULIET (Alydar). 3 wins. See above.

BOLD JULIE (Bold Forbes). 4 wins at 6f, Keystone Spring Valley H., L, Gulfstream Park Allowance. Dam of-

Wild Almond. 2 wins at 1000m in South Africa. Dam of-

GENERAL SHERMAN (Strike Smartly). 5 wins from 1200m to 1800m, R415,600, Turffontein Wolf Power H., L, Drum Star H., L.

Blue Ground. Winner at 2 in South Africa. Dam of-

KIMBERLEY MINE (Fort Wood). Champion Older Classic Female in South Africa in 2000-01. 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2400m, US$6,720, R642,775, Gosforth Park Challenge S., Gr.1, Clairwood Gold Circle Oaks, Gr.2, Greyville Woolavington S., L, Scottsville Ladies Day H., L, 4th Scottsville Allan Robertson Fillies Championship, Gr.1, Clairwood Golden Slipper, Gr.2.

Just Juliet. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Just Fly. 5 wins from 1200m to 1700m in Germany. Dam of-

JUST WONDER (Hernando). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, €17,900, US$271,889 in France and U.S.A, Hollywood Park Cinema H., Gr.3, Bay Meadows Ascot H., L, 3d Hollywood Park Charles Whittingham Memorial H., Gr.1, Inglewood H., Gr.3.

JUST TIME (Emperor Jones). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m in Germany, Cologne Europa Sprint, L, 2d Cologne Kolner Sprint Preis, L.

My Succession. Unraced. Dam of-

My Green. Unplaced. Dam of-

My Discovery. 3 wins at 1000m in Japan. Dam of-

T M JINSOKU (Kurofune). 9 wins at 1700m, 1800m, 308,130,000¥, Chukyo Tokai TV Hai Tokai S., Gr.2, Kyoto Miyako S., Gr.3, Hakodate Marine S., L, Onuma S., Kyoto Higashioji H., Higashioji S., 2d Chukyo Champions Cup, Gr.1, Sapporo Elm S., Gr.3.

 

Race Record:

5 wins from 1400m to 1600m, NZ$102,910, to 2018-19, Counties RC NZB Insurance Pearl Series H., ARC Go Racing Syndications H., BOP RC Almanzor at Cambridge H., 2d ARC Royal Descent S., BOP RC Magic Talk-Peter Williams H., Rotorua RC Laser Electrical H., 3d Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders S., L, Hawkes Bay Vet Services Hawkes Bay H.