No Commitment

No Commitment

Sire: No Excuse Needed

Dam: Flirting

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 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: 21-4-4-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    19.0 %
  • Place
    28.6 %





Chestnut GeldingFoaled in 2013

SireMachiavellianMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
NO EXCUSE NEEDED (GB) Coup de FolieHalo
  Greenland ParkRed God
DamO'ReillyLast TycoonTry My Best
FLIRTING (NZ) CourtzaPompeii Court
  Bolshoi StarThree Legs

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 427 rnrs, 245 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.


1st dam

FLIRTING, by O'Reilly. Winner at 1600m, 2d ARC Newmarket Business Associations H. Dam of six named foals, all winners-

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., 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, 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.

Seductress (f. by Ocean Park). 2 wins at 1600m, 2100m to 2019-20, Hawkes Bay Bay NZ Punter of the Year 5 Oct H., 2d Hawkes Bay Redwood Trophy H.

Lady Provocateur (f. by Pins). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, 3d MRC Swettenham Stud H.

Known to Flirt (f. by No Excuse Needed). Winner at 1400m in 2018-19 in NZ.


2nd dam

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 Suisse Programme H., Choi Ying H., Centurion Restaurant & Bar H., Golden Years H., Tianjin H., The Argonaut H., 2d HKJC Hong Kong International Sale 2008 Challenge, Hong Kong International Sale May Challenge, Cotton Tree H., Tim Mei H., 3d HKJC Chan Trophy H., Buffalo Hill H.

O'just Saying. 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, HKJC Viva Pataca H., Mediterranean Sea H., Kut Cheong H., 2d HKJC HKU Faculties of Medicine & Engineering H.

Jervois Night. 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m, 2d MVRC Ranvet P., 3d MRC Splashland P.

Flirting. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

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, Sweet Vienna (dam of HIGH CEE, BOCELLI). Dam of 8 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

UGACHAKA (Danasinga). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$340,030, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, STC Queen of the Turf 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$663,827, Singapore TC Kranji A S., Hello Zagreb S., Super Easy S., Novice S., Reunion S., Kranji C S., 2d Singapore TC Kranji A S.-twice, 3d Singapore TC El Dorado Classic, L, Singapore Gold Cup, L, Kranji S., Charity S., Class 1 H., 4th Singapore TC Fortune Bowl, L.

COUNTRY ROSE (Centaine). 8 wins to 1400m, NZ$208,925, Manawatu Challenge S., Gr.3, Waikato RC Sprint H., L, Cambridge Breeders' S., L, Levin S.H., L, WRC Benchmark Building Supplies H., Lovelocks Sports Bar H., 2d ARC Highview Stud Trophy, Gr.2, Mad Butcher H., WRC Fosters 3YO H., Matamata RC Jack Lindsay Classic, 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.


4th dam

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, Balletia (dam of LORD MAJESTIC). Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Bolshoi Star (Three Legs). 4 wins. See above.

Our Pal (Bakharoff). 7 wins at 1600m, 1800m, HKJC Wellington H., 3d HKJC Stewards' Cup, L, Hong Kong Derby, 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 TC Patrons' Bowl, L, Singapore Derby, L.


Race Record: 20 Starts 4-4-2 A$226,790.

4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$226,790, VRC Singapore TC Trophy H., MRC Robert Taranto H., 2d MRC Le Pine Funerals H., Bendigo JC A Simmo Simpson Tribute H., 3d MRC Ladbrokes H.