Sire: Choisir

Dam: Falqueen

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Filly

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Nov 2nd, 2017

Country: Australia


Heart Thorougbreds (Mgr: N L Breen), W K Alpen, J K Alpen, W J Alpen, H S Hueppe, M G Breen, Mrs M B Breen, J J Knight, N Vanveld, V Giudicatti, C C Pickford, S Kelleher, A Palmer, G J O'Brien, D A Crowe, G S Corra & N Osborne





Chestnut FillyFoaled in 2017

SireDanehill DancerDanehillDanzig
CHOISIR (AUS) Mira AdondeSharpen Up
1999Great SelectionLunchtimeSilly Season
  Pensive MoodBiscay
DamFalbravFairy KingNorthern Dancer
FALQUEEN (AUS) Gift of the NightSlewpy
2005Opera QueenPleasant ColonyHis Majesty
  Cadeaux d'AmieLyphard

CHOISIR (AUS) (Chestnut 1999-Stud 2003). 7 wins-3 at 2, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire of 1731 rnrs, 1128 wnrs, 96 SW, inc. Olympic Glory (Longchamp Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere, Gr.1), Starspangledbanner, The Mission, Obviously, Sacred Choice, Historian, Choice Bro, The Last Lion, Japonisme, Divine Prophet, Kushadasi, Sir Moments, Dreamscape, Hurried Choice, Glory Awaits, Secret Weapon, Celtic Dancer, Stimulation, Music Bay, Rajasinghe, Chandlery, etc.


1st dam

FALQUEEN, by Falbrav. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Half-sister to OBVIOUS CHOICE, Operational. Dam of eight named foals, six to race, five winners, inc:-

Nicof (g. by Nicconi). 7 wins to 1000m, A$144,890, 3d ATC TAB Highway H., Invictus Sprint H.

For Me Dad (f. by Choisir). 5 wins at 1000m, A$127,775, 2d Canberra RC Camarena H., 3d Wellington Boot.

Sirtain (g. by Not a Single Doubt). 2 wins at 1000m, 2d Vaal Classic Day Tickets at Webticket H.

Zero de Brave (f. by Danzero). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 900m, 1000m in Aust.

Denver (g. by All American). Winner at 1600m in Aust.


2nd dam

OPERA QUEEN, by Pleasant Colony. Raced once. Three-quarter-sister to Mighty Isis, half-sister to HATOOF, IRISH PRIZE, FASATEEN, INSIJAAM (dam of MAPUTO, PICTAVIA), Set in Motion (dam of DIVINE TASK). Dam of 12 named foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

OBVIOUS CHOICE (Redoute's Choice). 6 wins from 1300m to 2400m, A$163,300, Scone Cup, L, AJC McGrath Estate Agents H., 2d QTC Sir Edward Williams H., L.

Operational (Tiger Hill). 9 wins from 1600m to 2200m, A$544,715, WATC Dayana P., Reed Resources H., Westspeed Stayers' Bonus H., Pink's Touch Free H., Amelia Park H., Australia Day Cup, Westspeed Stayers' H., Westspeed H., PR Punters Club H., 2d Bunbury Cup, L, WATC Diggers' Cup, Westspeed Stayers Bonus H., Charlie Landro Birthday H., Tabtouch.com.au H., 3d Coolgardie Cup, 4th WATC Strickland S., Gr.3.


3rd dam

Cadeaux d'Amie, by Lyphard. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2000m, Deauville Prix des Marettes, Evry Prix de Rodez, 3d Longchamp Prix d'Aumale, Gr.3, Prix Vanteaux, Gr.3. Sister to Domludge (dam of ALVA GLEN, LYPHARD'S HONOR), half-sister to MRS. PENNY (dam of MRS. JENNEY, NORTHERN PARK), Mattan (dam of SABULOSE). Dam of 13 foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

IRISH PRIZE (Irish River). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, 230,000fr., US$1,203,370, Hollywood Park Shoemaker Mile S., Gr.1, Churchill Downs Firecracker H., Gr.2, Santa Anita San Marcos S., Gr.2, San Gabriel H., Gr.2-twice, Hollywood Park Fastness H., Gr.3, Del Mar Allowance-twice, Hollywood Park Allowance, 2d Santa Anita Arcadia H., Gr.2, Chantilly Prix La Rochette, Gr.3, Bay Meadows H., Gr.3, 3d Hollywood Park Citation H., Gr.2, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Montenica, L, 4th Woodbine Atto Mile S., Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Mile, Gr.1, Santa Anita Oak Tree Mile S., Gr.2, Bay Meadows San Francisco Mile H., Gr.2, Chantilly Prix de la Jonchere, Gr.3.

HATOOF (Irish River). Champion Turf Female in USA in 1994. 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, £321,759, 2,028,000fr., US$950,960, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, Arlington Park Beverly D S., Gr.1, Deauville Prix d'Astarte, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de l'Opera, Gr.2, Woodbine EP Taylor S., Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix du Muguet, Gr.3, La Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.3, 2d Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1, Prix d'Aumale, Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Imprudence, L, 3d Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, 4th Longchamp Prix d'Ispahan, Gr.1-twice, La Coupe de Longchamp, Gr.3. Dam of-

Mighty Isis (Pleasant Colony). Winner at 2000m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de la Batie, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Flossie, 3d Deauville Prix de Thiberville, L, Longchamp Prix de Cheffreville. Producer.

Bochinche. Raced twice. Dam of-

GLANZEND (Neo Universe). 6 wins at 1600m, 1800m, 200,268,000¥, Chukyo Tokai TV Hai Tokai S., Gr.2, Niigata Leopard S., Gr.3, Nakayama Shiwasu S., Tokyo Seiryu S., 2d Kyoto Miyako S., Gr.3, Nakayama Fukuryu S., Ohi Mile Grand Prix, 3d Tokyo Unicorn S., Gr.3, 4th Kawasaki Kinen, L.

INSIJAAM (Secretariat). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1800m, 2000m, Longchamp Prix Charles Laffitte, L, Evry Prix de la Cochere, L, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Rose de Mai, L, 4th Saint-Cloud Prix Cléopâtre, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix Finlande, L. Dam of-

MAPUTO (Cape Cross). 10 wins from 8¼f to 18¾f, £114,348, €39,000, 73,400Dhs, Curragh Royal Whip S., Gr.3, Hamilton Glasgow S., L, Newmarket Download Our App H., Lloyds TSB Commercial H., Kempton William Hill Novice Hurdle, 2d Cheltenham Supreme Trial Sharp Novice Hurdle, 3d Meydan Al Rashidiya S., Gr.2.

PICTAVIA (Sinndar). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 11f, £114,482, €127,179, US$72,540, Goodwood Select S., Gr.3, Belmont Drumtop S., L, Newcastle Hoppings S., L, 2d Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.1, Blandford S., Gr.2, 3d The Oaks, Gr.1, Saratoga Glens Falls H., Gr.3. Producer.

FASATEEN (Alysheba). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, Toulouse Prix Panacee, L, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Belle de Nuit, L. Dam of-

Irish Teen. Winner at 1850m, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Ksamando, Prix de Carcaradec. Dam of-

ZAVONE - NITTAN WARRIOR (Mac.) (Zafonic). 5 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1050m in GB and Macau, Sandown Dragon S., L, Newbury Letsure 2YO S., 2d HKJC Skol Cup, Law Society Centenary Cup.

Nipitinthebud. Winner at 2¼m in Ireland. Dam of-

CURTAIL (Namid). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1550m in GB and Denmark, Ayr Harry Rosebery S., L, 2d York John Smith's Nursery H., 3d Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.2, 4th Salisbury Cornwallis S., Gr.3.

Precious Citizen. Placed in GB and Ireland. Dam of-

BRONZE MAQUETTE (Dark Angel). 13 wins-3 at 2-from 1050m to 2000m in GB and Qatar, Newbury St Hugh's S., L, Qatar Oaks, Ascot Mitie Total Security Management Nursery H., 3d Windsor Weatherbys Private Banking 2YO S.

Moonlight Sail. Winner at 2 in France. Dam of-

Night Visit. Unraced. Dam of-

TRADING LEATHER (Teofilo). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1m to 1½m, £587,127, €952,870, Irish Derby, Gr.1, Newmarket Autumn S., Gr.3, Curragh Silver S., L, 2d Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, York International S., Gr.1, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, York Dante S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Golden Fleece S., L, 3d Leopardstown Irish Champion S., Gr.1-twice, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Jockey Club S., Gr.2.

Set in Motion. Winner at 2200m in France. Dam of-

DIVINE TASK (Irish River). 2 wins at 1400m, 1800m in GB and U.A.E, Nad al Sheba Jebel Hatta S., Gr.3, 2d Nad al Sheba Al Fahidi Fort S., L, 3d Nad al Sheba Burj Nahaar S., L, 4th Abu Dhabi HH The President Cup, L.

Bestowal. Unraced. Dam of-

Mithqaal (Speightstown). 8 wins from 7f to 9f to 2019, Newmarket Silver Cambridgeshire H., 2d Golden Gate Rolling Green S., L.


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