Sire: Bernardini

Dam: Direct Flight

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Sep 14th, 2015

Country: Australia


A R Davison





Foaled 14th September 2015

SireA.P. IndySeattle SlewBold Reasoning
BERNARDINI (USA) Weekend SurpriseSecretariat
2003Cara RafaelaQuiet AmericanFappiano
  Oil FableSpectacular Bid
DamDanehill DancerDanehillDanzig
DIRECT FLIGHT (AUS) Mira AdondeSharpen Up
2008Fairy FlightFairy KingNorthern Dancer
  Rising TideRed Alert

BERNARDINI (USA) (Bay 2003-Stud 2007). 6 wins from 1m to 1¼m, Pimlico Preakness S., Gr.1. Leading NZ Sire of 2YOs 2012-13. Sire of 941 rnrs, 552 wnrs, 53 SW, inc. Cavorting (Saratoga Test S., Gr.1), Ruud Awakening, Boban, To Honor and Serve, Alpha, Stay Thirsty, Dame Dorothy, Angela Renee, Go Indy Go, Greenpointcrusader, Rachel's Valentina, A.Z. Warrior, Biondetti, Le Bernardin, Toydini, Lewis Bay, Zanbagh, Gamilati, Wilburn, Hemsworth, etc.


1st dam

DIRECT FLIGHT, by Danehill Dancer. Unraced. Half-sister to JUST JAMES, BLUE JACK, Lovely Thought, Rich Dancer (dam of BOUNCE SHASSE), Dubai's Fairy (dam of CAPE ROYAL). This is her third foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal to race-

Itz Alrite (c. by Snitzel). Winner at 2 in 2015-16, BRC Support Women's Cancer Found 2YO H., 2d BRC Sky Racing 2YO H., 3d BRC Angove Family Winemakers 2YO H.


2nd dam

FAIRY FLIGHT, by Fairy King. Winner at 2, Curragh Gouldings Japanese Gardens 2YO S., 4th Curragh Round Tower S., L. Sister to King of the East, half-sister to NORTHERN TIDE, TITLED ASCENT. Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

JUST JAMES (Spectrum). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1m, £173,781, Newmarket Challenge S., Gr.2, Royal Ascot Jersey S, Gr.3, Newmarket Coral Eurobet H., Doncaster Freeclaim IDC 2YO S., 2d York Duke of York S., Gr.2, Newmarket Criterion S., Gr.3.

BLUE JACK (Cadeaux Genereux). 9 wins-1 at 2-to 6f, £105,323, Chester City Wall S., L, Goodwood Charlton H., Newbury Dubai Duty Free Double Millionaire H., Sandown Life Build H., Homebuilding & Renovating Show H., 2d Newbury Dubai Duty Free H., Newmarket Live Casino at H., Sandown Group Clean H., 3d Newmarket Palace House S., Gr.3, 4th Lingfield Hever Sprint S., L.

Lovely Thought (Dubai Destination). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 7f, 3d Doncaster Wentworth S., L, Newbury Catridge Farm Stud H. Dam of-

High on Life. 5 wins to 5¾f, Haydock Racing UK Anywhere Available Now H., 3d York Qipco Future Stars Apprentice S.

Rich Dancer. Placed at 3 in GB. Dam of-

BOUNCE SHASSE (Zenno Rob Roy). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1800m, 2000m, 156,027,000¥, to 2016, Chukyo Aichi Hai, Gr.3, Nakayama Laurel Racecourse Sho Nakayama Himba S., Gr.3, Flower Cup, Gr.3, 3d Tokyo Yushun Himba, Gr.1.

Stubbs Art (Hawk Wing). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m in GB and Saudi Arabia, Newmarket Seafood & Oriental Foods Nursery H., 2d Doncaster Fountain Spa Nursery H., 3d The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Zetland 2YO S., Nad al Sheba Mustaqbali H.

Floor Craft (Fuji Kiseki). 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, 106,964,000¥, Kyoto Ujigawa Tokubetsu, 2d Tokyo Sweetpea S., L, Hanshin Tajima S., Uzushio S., 3d Hanshin Shinsaibashi S., Tokyo Hakushu S., Hibari S., Hanshin Yuzuki Tokubetsu.

Hawker Tempest. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 3250m, 118,278,000¥, to 2016, Hanshin Orion S., Nakayama Korea Racing Authority Trophy, 2d Nakayama Spica S., Shunkyo S., Tokyo Setsubun S., 3d Nakayama Miho S.

Dubai's Fairy. Unplaced. Dam of-

CAPE ROYAL (Royal Academy). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, R335,405, Greyville In Full Flight H., L, Clairwood Easter Dash, Kenilworth Merchants On Long S., 2d Kenilworth Some Like it Hot H., 3d Clairwood Ethekwini Refactories S.


3rd dam

RISING TIDE, by Red Alert. 2 wins at 2 in GB. Half-sister to KING PERSIAN. Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

NORTHERN TIDE (North Pole). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1250m, Leopardstown Delmaine S., L, Curragh Bann 2YO S., Leopardstown Ballyboden 2YO S., 2d HKJC Stewards' Cup, L.

TITLED ASCENT (Sir Ivor). 3 wins from 2100m to 2400m, Saint-Cloud Prix Ronde de Nuit, L, 2d Deauville Prix de Thiberville, L, 4th Longchamp Prix d'Automne, L. Producer.

King of the East (Fairy King). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Doncaster Keepmoat Holdings 2YO S., 3d Klampenborg Store Sprint Cup, L, 4th Taby Varsprint, L.

Queen Canute. Unplaced. Dam of-

Royal Quarters (Common Grounds). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5¾f, 7½f, 2d Epsom Fortune S., L, Newbury Dubai City of Gold 2YO S., 4th Newbury Greenham S., Gr.3, Arlington Park Steinlen H., L.

Old Downie. Raced once. Dam of-

Raw Diamond (Roi Danzig). Winner at 2 in Germany, 2d Dusseldorfer Stutenpreis, L. Producer.