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The Big Sur

Sire: Redwood

Dam: Palos Verdes

Gender: Colt

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Oct 22nd, 2013

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Gold and Black stripes, Red sleeves and cap

Trainer's Name: Colin Little


R M Fitzroy, Mrs C J Brown, I G Hickey, P H Brown & A M Evans

Career Record: 7-1-1-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    14.3 %
  • Place
    28.6 %





Bay or Brown coltFoaled in 2013

SireHigh ChaparralSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
REDWOOD (GB) KasoraDarshaan
2006Arum LilyWoodmanMr. Prospector
DamOak RidgeShirley HeightsMill Reef
PALOS VERDES (NZ) Oak HillSheshoon
1991RaumancerOtehi BayBiscay

REDWOOD (GB) (Bay or Brown 2006-Stud 2012). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 1½m, Woodbine Northern Dancer Turf S., Gr.1, Goodwood Glorious S., Gr.3, Newmarket Feilden S., L, 2d Hong Kong Vase, Gr.1, Meydan Dubai Sheema Classic S., Gr.1, 3d Woodbine Canadian International S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SP Perennial. Sire of 41 rnrs, 19 wnrs, inc. SW Romancer (ARC Mufhasa S., L), SP Rising Red, High Mode and of Chamalu, Rosewood, Swampland, Cedar Grande, I See Red, Livin' on a Prayer, Night's Watch, Our Sequoia, Red Sierra, Scarlet Princess, Sequoia Lady, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

PALOS VERDES, by Oak Ridge. 10 wins from 1300m to 2500m, A$338,770, STC NE Manion Cup, Gr.3, TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3, VRC Bagot H., L, Mornington Cup, L, VRC Christmas Family Day H., VATC John Payne H., Holmesglen H., 2d VRC Matriarch S., L, 3d VRC Bagot H., L, VATC Ellerslie H. Dam of ten named foals, eight to race, six winners, inc:-

EL SEGUNDO (g. by Pins). Joint Head of the 2006-07 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 12 wins from 1200m to 2050m, A$3,964,375, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, MRC Yalumba S., Gr.1, Underwood S., Gr.1, CF Orr S., Gr.1, Memsie S., Gr.2, MVRC Norman Carlyon S., Gr.2, Dato' Tan Chin Nam S., Gr.2, JRA Cup, L, MRC Nicopolis H., 2d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, VRC Aurie's Star H., L, 3d MRC Yalumba S., Gr.1, Futurity S., Gr.1, VRC Aurie's Star H., L-twice, 4th MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, MRC Memsie S., Gr.2, MVRC John F Feehan S., Gr.2.

Redondo Beach (g. by Elnadim). 4 wins from 1700m to 2500m, A$135,150, VRC Western Health Cup H., 2d MRC Winooka H., Wimmera RC Horsham Cup, 3d SAJC Gliderol Garage Doors H.

El Catino (g. by Pins). 3 wins to 1550m in Aust.

El Stupendo (g. by Pins). 2 wins at 1300m, 1500m in Aust.

The Big Sur (c. by Redwood). Winner. See below.

Palos de Lago (f. by Encosta de Lago). Winner at 1900m in Aust.

The Snake (g. by Umatilla). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

Raumancer, by Otehi Bay. Winner at 1150m, 3d Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3. Half-sister to GOLD DECK. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

PALOS VERDES (Oak Ridge). 10 wins. See above.

No Limitations. 3 wins to 1200m in Aust.

Forelsa. Winner at 1400m in NZ. Dam of-

Grand Orator. 5 wins to 1500m, A$124,393, MRC (Mornington) Spiral Logistics P., Chadwick Grimmond Engineers H., 2d MVRC Sitetech Solutions H., 3d MRC Hyderabad Racing Club H.

Gisela. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Matamata RC Jace Group H., 2d Hawkes Bay AON Insurance Brokers H., Waikato RC Warren Storm S., Rotorua RC Lance Lawson Barristers H., 3d ARC CBRE H., Simply Squeezed H., Co-Op Taxis H., Hawkes Bay AON Insurance Brokers H., Waikato RC Newstalk ZB 97FM H., Go Racing Syndications H., Hirepool Vehicles H., Te Aroha JC Super Liquor H.

Bang. Winner at 1600m in Aust. Dam of-

Bang On. 10 wins from 1300m to 2100m, A$255,960, Toowoomba Cup, BRC Hidden Dragon at Lyndhurst H., Ormiston College H., Canadian Club H., 2d BRC Mittys P., 3d BRC Makers Mark H., Winning Edge Trophies H., Sky Racing H., 4th BRC Tails S., L.

Flint. Raced twice. Dam of-

Tinderbel. 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$76,325, to 2015-16, TRC Prime Thoroughbreds H., MRC (Mornington) Beleura Retirement Village H.


3rd dam

Chiquatito, by Battle-Waggon. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, Qld Tatt's RC Transiton H., QTC Novice H., 2d ARC Ladies Mile, L, Hauraki H., 3d ARC Royal S., Gr.2. Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

GOLD DECK (Decies). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2200m, A$166,330, VATC Norman Robinson S., L, Bendigo Cup, L, VRC Bradfield H., University Meat H., MVRC RV Moon H., 2d VATC Easter Cup, Gr.3, Ballarat Cup, L, VRC Brookside H., Grosvenor H., QTC Sir Douglas Wadley H., VATC Tommy Woodcock H., 3d STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, QTC Eagle Farm S., L, Bendigo Cup, L, VRC Carnival Welter, Exford H., VATC Bond H., 4th Victoria Derby, Gr.1, VATC Easter Cup, Gr.3, Ballarat Cup, L.

Raumancer (Otehi Bay). Winner. See above.

In the Heavens. 7 wins from 1600m to 2200m, WATC Swan Premium Graduation S.

Teggun Chris. 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m, STC Alfreds Associates H., Canterbury Hotel H., 2d AJC Nile H., Peter Dawson H., 3d STC Laurel Oak Bloodstock H.

Lyphards Star. 3 wins to 1500m in Aust. Dam of-

Mr Marumo. 15 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 2100m, A$181,100, Townsville TC Parry Nissen Great Northern 2YO H.


Race Record: 5 Starts 1-0-0 A$14,275.

Winner at 1600m in 2016-17 in Aust.