Sire: No Excuse Needed
Age: 4 year old
Foaled: Nov 8th, 2013
Country: New Zealand
Silks: Lime, Royal Blue Stars And Sleeves, Lime And Royal Blue Star Cap
Trainer's Name: Colin Little
C J Fox, Ms N J Hickey, Ms L S Huett, C D Semple, N J Young, P D Crutchfield, S C Davis, C A Rogers, A J Ryan, E S Mayne, G M Mayne, R Mazzochi, Mrs D G D'Rose & P M Smith
Career Record: 12-4-3-1
NO COMMITMENT (NZ)
|Chestnut gelding||Foaled in 2013|
NO EXCUSE NEEDED (GB) (Chestnut 1998-Stud 2003). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1m, Goodwood Celebration Mile S., Gr.2. Champion NZ Sire of 2YOs 2007-08. Sire of 409 rnrs, 236 wnrs, 18 SW, inc. Daffodil (New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), I Do, No Excuse Maggie, Timy Tyler, Justanexcuse, Take the Rap - St Rap (H.K.), Grand Dancer, Vincent Mangano, Snow Excuse, Taurus, Under the Sun, Champagne Needed, Santos, Lesley Brook, Masquerade, Mercury Mistress, etc.
FLIRTING, by O'Reilly. Winner at 1600m, 2d ARC Newmarket Business Associations H. Dam of five named foals, all raced, four winners, inc:-
Miss Tenpins (f. by Pins). 6 wins to 1400m, A$211,625, ATC TAB Place Multi H., Bledisloe Cup Festival H., Red Lea Chickens H., 2d ATC Bacardi Untameable H., Hyland Race Colours H., Tab.com.au H., Cellarbrations H., 3d BRC Bright Shadow H., L, ATC James Boag's Premium H., TAB Quaddie H., Schweppes H., St George Motor Boat Club H.
She Knows (f. by Pins). 3 wins at 1500m, 1600m to 2016-17, WRC Sofia Rosa Cup, 2d Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, Taranaki RC NZ Bloodstock Insurance Pearl Series H., 3d WRC Platinum Homes Taranaki H.
No Commitment (g. by No Excuse Needed). 4 wins. See below.
Lady Provocateur (f. by Pins). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m to 2016-17, 3d MRC Swettenham Stud H.
SAUCY, by Danasinga. Unplaced. Sister to UGACHAKA, half-sister to COUNTRY ROSE. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-
Flying Supreme. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1650m, HK$5,736,000, HKJC Choi Ying H., Centurion Restaurant & Bar H., Golden Years H., Tianjin H., The Argonaut H., Suisse Programme H., 2d Hong Kong International Sale May Challenge, HKJC Hong Kong International Sale 2008 Challenge, Cotton Tree H., Tim Mei H., 3d HKJC Chan Trophy H., Buffalo Hill H.
Circuit Fortune. 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, HKJC Mediterranean Sea H., Kut Cheong H., Viva Pataca H., 2d HKJC HKU Faculties of Medicine & Engineering H.
Jervois Night. 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m in 2016-17, 2d MVRC Ranvet P., 3d MRC Splashland P.
Flirting. Winner. See above.
Bolshoi Star, by Three Legs. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1250m, Manawatu RC Trumps Fashions H., Napier Park RC Thomsons Suits Improvers H., 2d Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, HBJC Bay City Radio H., 3d HBJC Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Mark Roughton Breakfast H. Half-sister to Our Pal,
UGACHAKA (Danasinga). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$340,030, STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.2, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, MVRC Kwiklok South Eastern Growers H., Cold Reason 2YO H., VATC Biscadale 2YO H., 2d STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, MVRC Carlton Draught Welter H., 4th AJC Surround S., Gr.2, VRC Let's Elope S., L. Dam of-
Hooked Ona Feeling. Unraced. Dam of-
Blue Swede (O'Reilly). 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m, S$608,059, to 2017, Singapore TC Kranji A S., Hello Zagreb S., Class 2 H., Kranji C S., Super Easy S., Novice S., Class 4 H., Reunion S., 2d Singapore TC Kranji A S.-twice, 3d Singapore Gold Cup, L, Singapore TC El Dorado Classic, L, Charity S., 4th Singapore TC Fortune Bowl, L.
COUNTRY ROSE (Centaine). 8 wins to 1400m, NZ$208,925, Manawatu Challenge S., Gr.3, Cambridge Breeders' S., L, Levin S.H., L, Waikato RC Sprint H., L, WRC Benchmark Building Supplies H., Lovelocks Sports Bar H., 2d ARC Highview Stud Trophy, Gr.2, Mad Butcher H., Matamata RC Jack Lindsay Classic, WRC Fosters 3YO H., 3d Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2-twice, WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, BOP RC Tauranga Classic, L, 4th ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2. Dam of-
Wellington Rose. Raced once. Dam of-
MISSION WELL (Elusive City). 4 wins to 1400m in Macau, Macau Lisboa Prelude, L.
Just Defence. Winner at 2, Rotorua RC Golden Orchid Futurity H.
GRAPHIC DANCE, by Diagramatic. 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, Otaki Maori RC Juvenile S., West Derby Stud H. Half-sister to Satin Doll, Bartlesville,
Bolshoi Star (Three Legs). 4 wins. See above.
Our Pal (Bakharoff). 7 wins at 1600m, 1800m, HKJC Kwangtung Cup H., 3d Hong Kong Derby, L, HKJC Stewards' Cup, L.
Sweet Vienna. Unraced. Dam of-
HIGH CEE (Marju). 5 wins from 1400m to 2300m, A$315,490, STC Ajax S., Gr.2, Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Margaret's Welter H., AJC Spring H., 3d Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, STC Selleys Araldite Welter H., 4th STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Auckland Racing Club H., L.
BOCELLI (Lord Ballina). Horse of the Year, Champion 4YO Classic Male & Triple Crown winner in Singapore in 2001. 9 wins from 1200m to 2000m, £2,000, NZ$5,500, S$1,318,715 in NZ and Singapore, Singapore Derby, L, Singapore TC Patrons' Bowl, L.
Race Record: 11 Starts 4-3-1 A$184,580.
4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$184,580, to 2017-18, MRC Robert Taranto H., VRC Singapore TC Trophy H., 2d MRC Le Pine Funerals H.