Vega Rhythm

Sire: Lope de Vega

Dam: Melodic

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Aug 18th, 2015

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Purple, White Disc And Cap


Orbis Bloodstock (Mgr: W L Hui)





Bay geldingFoaled in 2015

SireShamardalGiant's CausewayStorm Cat
LOPE DE VEGA (IRE) HelsinkiMachiavellian
2007Lady VettoriVettoriMachiavellian
  Lady GolcondaKendor
MELODIC (NZ) No FinerKaoru Star
  Romantic OrchidImperialist

LOPE DE VEGA (IRE) (Chestnut 2007-Stud 2011). 4 wins-2 at 2, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1. Sire of 570 rnrs, 363 wnrs, 50 SW, inc. Belardo (Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1), Santa Ana Lane, Vega Magic, The Right Man, Newspaperofrecord, Capla Temptress, Jemayel, Very Special, Hero Look, Endless Drama, Spanish Reef, Spanish Whisper, French Fern, Candy Store, Steel of Madrid - Calderon (Aust.), Antonia de Vega, Phoenix of Spain, Soustraction, etc.


1st dam

MELODIC, by Pins. Winner at 1100m, STC De Bortoli Yarra Valley H. Dam of five named foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

Man of Melody (g. by Husson). 4 wins at 1400m, 1450m, ATC Noel Cuthbert P., 3d ATC Australian Turf Club P., SCTC One Agency Coastal H.

Euphonic (g. by Wonderful World). 4 wins to 1100m, BRC Tony Stephens Refrigeration H.

Taught by the Best (f. by Husson). Winner at 1000m in 2017-18 in Aust.


2nd dam

CYMBIDIUM, by Centaine. Raced twice. Three-quarter-sister to FLEUR DE CHINE (dam of TULLY THUNDER, SUFFICIENT), Daydream (dam of LISTEN), half-sister to I WILL. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Permesso. 7 wins from 1400m to 2200m, NZ$115,220, Counties RC Wharfe Bros H., Auckland Thoroughbred Owners Association H., BOP RC Tauranga Hardware & Plumbing H., 2d ARC Hydroflow H., Buffalo & Co Mile H., Superloo Sanitation H., Waikato RC Postmans Daughter H., Marton JC Office Products Depot H., 3d ARC Mitchelson Cup, Avondale JC Veterinary Associates Equine & Farm H., Taranaki RC Ekraar & Echoes of Heaven at Linwood Park H., Whangarei RC Northland Waste H.

Melodic. Winner. See above.

Aquila Street. 6 wins from 1600m to 2950m, 3d MRC Fighting Force H.

Pinelope. 3 wins at 1000m, 1100m, 2d QTC Spring Racing Carnival P., 3d QTC Strawberry Road P.

Orchidium. Winner at 1400m in NZ.

Packing Hero - Packing Commander (H.K.). Winner at 1400m in NZ.


3rd dam

ROMANTIC ORCHID, by Imperialist. Raced once. Half-sister to Sandy's March (dam of SANDY'S PLEASURE), Sellou (dam of FLEUR DE CHINE, SNEETCH). Dam of 13 foals, 12 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

I WILL (Sound Reason). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, BATC Chairman's H., L, AJC Edinburgh Welter H., STC Captain Cook Welter H., Newbury H., Saxonvale Wines H., Hunting Horn H., 3d VATC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.2, STC Frank Underwood Cup, L.

Solid Reason. 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m, SAJC Graduation S.-twice.

Club Ritz. 4 wins from 1500m to 1850m, AJC Alexander Mackellar H.

Shudan. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, ARC Gib Board H., Waikato RC Bassenthwaite H., 2d Avondale JC DB Draught H., Portage Trust H., 3d Avondale JC Kareed Link Cup.

So Will I. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, AJC Tigris H., 2d AJC Carrozza H.


4th dam

SANDERAE, by Oncidium. 9 wins-1 at 2-from 5f to 1½m, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, Wakeful S., Gr.2, SAJC Gothic S., Gr.2, VRC Essendon H., VATC Starlet S., Heath S., SAJC Woodlands H., MVRC Merri H., 2d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, Gibson-Carmichael S., L, 3d VATC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2. Half-sister to WEENELL, Papaya, Nelcola (dam of JUST LANDED). Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Earina Lass. 6 wins from 1600m to 2200m, CJC RG Robinson Produce Ltd H. Dam of-

Daydream. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

LISTEN (Iffraaj). 9 wins from 1200m to 1600m, 433,651Rgt., S$149,193 in Malaysia and Singapore, Selangor Gold Cup, L-twice, Singapore TC Lim's Ransom S.

Parsifal. 6 wins from 1200m to 2050m, BATC Mad Barry's H., QTC Deception Bay H.

Rhodes. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1550m, AJC Showground S.

Raison d'Etre. 2 wins at 2, BATC Pat Welsh 2YO H. Sire.

Sandy's March. Unplaced. Dam of-

SANDY'S PLEASURE (Dash o' Pleasure). 4 wins from 1600m to 2500m, A$265,340, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, MVRC Crown Lager S., L, Pinjarra RC Oaks Trial S., L, STC Legacy H., 2d AJC Chicola H., 3d VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, STC Petersham H. Dam of-

Quest for Pleasure. Unraced. Dam of-

TORIO'S QUEST (Oratorio). 5 wins from 900m to 1600m, A$916,900, BRC Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, GCTC Magic Millions Guineas, RL, Wyong RC Magic Millions 3YO S., 2d ATC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, Scone RC Yarraman Park Horsepower H.

BIPPO NO BUNGUS (Dubawi). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$423,725, WATC Starstruck Classic, L, 2d MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2.

Sellou. Unraced. Dam of-

FLEUR DE CHINE (Centaine). Third top filly on The 1995-96 NZ 2YO Free H. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$99,725, Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.2, Waikato RC Star Way S., L, 2d Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, Avondale JC Classic S., L, ARC Casual Lies H., 3d Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, Wanganui JC Sovereign Lodge T.V. Heart Throb S., L, 4th Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Dam of-

TULLY THUNDER (Thunder Gulch). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1350m, 2000m, A$420,950, SAJC Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, Oaklands P., L, VRC Comic Court H., MRC Select H., 2d South Australian Oaks, Gr.1, SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3, Auraria S., Gr.3, 3d MRC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, SAJC Alcohol Go-Easy S., L, MRC Robert Taranto H., 4th VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, MRC Geoffrey Bellmaine S., L. Dam of-

Lipari (Redoute's Choice). Placed at 3, 3d SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L. Dam of-

LEVENDI (Pierro). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, A$1,653,950, to 2017-18, ATC Australian Derby, Gr.1, Tulloch S., Gr.2, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, MRC (Mornington) Fastrac Foodservice H., 2d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2.

MARCEL FROM MADRID (Sepoy). 2 wins at 2, A$149,940, in 2017-18, SAJC National S., Gr.3, 4th MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L.

SUFFICIENT (Zabeel). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, ARC Champagne S., L, Mitty's H. Sire.

Fleur De'here (Dehere). 3 wins to 1400m, NZ$96,237, 2d Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Otago RC Eclipse S., L. Dam of-

ZAMZAM (Redoute's Choice). 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$294,900, MVRC Valley Pearl, L, 3d MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1.

Fleur de l'Orient. 2 wins at 1200m, 1500m in Aust. Dam of-

IRISH FLAME (Zed). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$105,345, to 2018-19, Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3, WRC New World Island Bay H., Taranaki RC ITM PSP H., 3d Hawkes Bay El Roca Sprint H., L.

Thunderchine. Unraced. Dam of-

THUNDER LADY (Mastercraftsman). Winner at 2000m, NZ$750, A$466,775, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, 2d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, Benalla Gold Cup, 3d ATC Vinery Stud S., Gr.1.

SNEETCH (Grosvenor). Joint third top filly on the 1994-95 NZ 3YO Free H. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, ARC Ladies Mile, Gr.3, Rover Mile H., 3d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2. Dam of-

BLACK MAMBA (Black Minnaloushe). 7 wins from 1600m to 2400m, US$966,686, NZ$20,500 in U.S.A. and NZ, Del Mar John C Mabee H., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Beverly Hills H., Gr.2-twice, Keeneland Dowager S., L, Del Mar CTT & Thoroughbred Owners of California H., L, 2d Del Mar Palomar H., Gr.2, Santa Anita Santa Barbara H., Gr.2-twice, Buena Vista H., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Dahlia H., Gr.2, Oak Tree Las Palmas H., Gr.2, 3d Oak Tree Yellow Ribbon S., Gr.1-3 times, Santa Anita American Beauty H., L, 4th Hollywood Park Gamely S., Gr.1. Producer.

Gussy Godiva. 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m, NZ$26,400, A$77,650, VRC Sanderae H., MRC Nunkalowe H. 2009 NZ Broodmare of the Year. Dam of-

ROMAN EMPEROR (Montjeu). Second on 2008-09 Australasian 3YO Classification (long). 2 wins at 1550m, 2400m, A$1,416,800, Australian Derby, Gr.1, AJC Alm H., 2d MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, STC Rabbitohs to 8000 Members H., 3d STC Hill S., Gr.2. Sire.

RIOS (Hussonet). 6 wins from 1400m to 1600m, NZ$250,750, A$58,750, Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Bonecrusher S., L, Feilding JC Anzac H., L, Waikato RC Kowhai Farm H., Hawkes Bay Zee U at Zabeels H., Wine Country H., 2d STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, 3d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire.

Sandarac (Grosvenor). 4 wins from 1600m to 2100m, 2d CJC Churchill S.H., L. Dam of-

Jackie O'. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

ONE LOVE (Danasinga). 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$142,099, Otago RC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance S., L, 2d CJC Timaru S., L-twice. Producer.

KILDARE (O'Reilly). 4 wins at 1000m, 1400m, NZ$5,000, HK$3,112,550 in NZ and HK, HKJC Chow Tai Fook Bauhinia Sprint Trophy, L, Tai Mo Shan H.

San Century. Unraced. Dam of-

GLORIOUS DAYS (Hussonet). 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$6,250, HK$32,895,000 in NZ and HK, Longines Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1, HKJC Jockey Club Mile, Gr.2, Stewards' Cup, L, Chinese New Year Cup, Midland Holdings Cup, Hoi Ping H., 2d HKJC BMW Champions Mile, Gr.1, Longines Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1, Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup, L, Chairman's Trophy, L, Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy, L, 3d HKJC Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup, L.

BANGALORE BULLET - BRIGHT STAR (H.K.) (Hussonet). 6 wins to 1400m, NZ$67,725, HK$2,483,050 in NZ and HK, Otago RC Dunedin Guineas, L, Gore Guineas, L.

SPURCENT (Flying Spur). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$261,450, AJC Gimcrack S., L, 3d MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Producer.

Azardi. Unplaced. Dam of-

ALL LEGAL (Al Maher). 6 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$596,430, ATC Villiers S., Gr.2, Hawkesbury RC Ladies Day Cup, L, AJC Schweppes H., City Tatt's RC Inglis Bonus 3YO H., AJC Sanders Noonan H., 2d AJC Inglis 2YO Classic, 3d AJC South Pacific Classic, Gr.3, Hawkesbury Guineas, L.

Selliera. 4 wins from 1400m to 1800m, Otago RC French Floozie H. Dam of-

Ashley Downs. Winner at 2100m in NZ. Dam of-

TIE ME DOWN (Pins). 5 wins from 1300m to 1600m, NZ$81,060, Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, Manawatu RC Murphy Properties H.

Centra Rainbeam. Unplaced. Dam of-

BELCENTRA (Bel Esprit). 3 wins to 1400m, A$219,200, VRC Desirable S., L, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.3. Producer.


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