Near Queue

Near Queue

Sire: Ad Valorem

Dam: Osprey

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Oct 2nd, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Green, White Diamond, Diamonds Sleeves And Cap


R A Rorrison, Mrs W A Rorrison, J W Rorrison, Miss E J Rorrison, Mrs S M Alston, B Alston, C Alston, Mrs M A Carrigy, N T Carrigy, R W Rorrison, Mrs M A Rorrison & Dr D D Rorrison

Career Record: 30-6-2-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    20.0 %
  • Place
    16.7 %





Bay or Brown mareFoaled in 2012

SireDanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
AD VALOREM (USA) Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
2002Classy WomenRelaunchIn Reality
  AironlassProud Clarion
DamSilver HawkRobertoHail to Reason
OSPREY (GB) Gris VitesseAmerigo
  Tea HouseSassafras

AD VALOREM (USA) (Bay 2002-Stud 2007). 4 wins-3 at 2, Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1. Sire of 437 rnrs, 251 wnrs, 13 SW, inc. Free Wheeling (BRC Champagne Classic, Gr.2), Morton's Fork, Meliora, Pied a Terre, Detours, Uate, Apache, Kaharau, Montpelier, Red Baron, Taxmeifyoucan, Samaden, Julie's Love, SP Traditional Chic, Dally Hit, Freeze the Charges, Principessa Ava, Docs Legacy, Rigolleto and of Another Valley, Cashing Up, Ascot Hill, etc.


1st dam

OSPREY, by Silver Hawk. Unraced. Half-sister to Blixen (dam of AFRICAN STORY). Dam of five named foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

Queue for Quality (g. by Elusive Quality). 5 wins to 1400m, A$100,258, SAJC Schweppes Tonic H., Unley Telstra Shop P., 2d SAJC Mars Bar Nightclub H., Kevin Sykes Memorial H., 3d SAJC Super Sunday May H., Adelaide Galvanising H.-twice.

Secret Wand (f. by Elusive Quality). 3 wins to 1400m to 2015-16 in Aust.

Near Queue (f. by Ad Valorem). 2 wins. See below.

Take the Fifth (g. by Refuse to Bend). Placed, 2d Singapore TC Class 5 H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Initiation P., Class 5 H.


2nd dam

DANISH, by Danehill. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, £519,550, 216,000fr., Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, Gr.1, Saratoga Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3, La Teste Prix La Sorellina, L, Calder My Charmer H., L, Leopardstown Goodbody's Stockbrokers Fillies 2YO S., 2d Belmont Flower Bowl H., Gr.1, Sheepshead Bay H., Gr.2, New York H., Gr.2-twice, Saratoga Diana H., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Buckram Oak H., Gr.3, Leopardstown Silver Flash S., L, 3d Belmont Flower Bowl H., Gr.1, Deauville Prix de la Nonette, Gr.3, 4th Curragh Tyros S., L. Sister to ACE, HAWKEYE, three-quarter-sister to RESTRUCTURE, half-sister to TEISHEBAINI, Tea Service. Dam of 6 foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Blixen (Gone West). Winner at 2, Curragh 2YO S., 3d Curragh Tyros S., L. Dam of-

AFRICAN STORY (Pivotal). Champion Older Male in UAE in 2013-14 (Long). 8 wins from 1400m to 2000m, €79,350, HK$240,000, 28,339,740Dhs in France and U.A.E, Meydan Dubai World Cup, Gr.1, Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 S., Gr.1, Godolphin Mile, Gr.2, Burj Nahaar S., Gr.3-twice, Dubai Duty Free Foundation H., Saint-Cloud Prix Borax, Deauville Prix d'Ailly, 2d Meydan Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 S., Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de la Porte Maillot, Gr.3, Prix du Gros Caillou, Saint-Cloud Prix Sourbier, 3d Deauville Prix Quincey, Gr.3, Meydan Firebreak S., Gr.3, Chantilly Prix Aly Khan, 4th Longchamp Prix du Palais-Royal, Gr.3.

Storybook. 3 wins at 1m, 8¾f in GB and U.S.A, Keeneland Allowance, 4th Santa Anita Tuzla H., Gr.3, Oak Tree Swingtime S., L, Turf Paradise Sun City H., L. Dam of-

Romeo Lima (Medaglia d'Oro). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1700m to 2016 in France and U.S.A, Deauville Prix de Tancarville, 2d Chantilly Prix Herod, L, 4th Longchamp Prix La Rochette, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix Montenica, L, Cagnes-sur-Mer Prix de la Californie, L.

Camp Courage (War Front). 2 wins at 2, Chantilly Prix de Bertinval, 2d Grand Criterium de Bordeaux, L, Deauville Prix de Caen, 3d Craon Criterium de l'Ouest, L, 4th Deauville Prix Francois Boutin, L.


3rd dam

TEA HOUSE, by Sassafras. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1m, Leopardstown Cornelscourt S., L, 4th Evry Prix Chloe, Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Guest Day, half-sister to ACADEMIC, Bag O'Rhythm, Ittisaal (dam of KAFHAR), Twine (dam of ALDERBROOK, RESTRUCTURE, NATIVE TWINE, ROYAL STRAND). Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, all winners, inc:-

DANISH (Danehill). 6 wins. See above.

ACE (Danehill). 3 wins at 1m, £137,262, €195,481, US$551,000, 162,200Dhs, Leopardstown Desmond S., Gr.3, 2d Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1, York Prince of Wales's S., Gr.1, Curragh Moorebridge S., Gr.3, International S., Gr.3, Nad al Sheba Al Rashidiya S., L, 3d Belmont Joe Hirsch Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Curragh Tattersalls Gold Cup, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1. Sire.

HAWKEYE (Danehill). 3 wins at 1m, £112,436, €31,598, 180,000fr., US$9,720, S$52,500, HK$1,000,000, Curragh Desmond S., Gr.3, Connell H., Derby Festival S., 2d Sandown Gala S., L, 3d Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1, Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, Gran Premio di Milano, Gr.1, 4th Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, Hong Kong Cup, Gr.1. Sire.

TEISHEBAINI (Hamas). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, Rome Premio Daumier, L, Milan Premio Onno, 2d Rome Premio Nearco, L, Premio Divino Amore, L, 4th Milan Premio Eupili, L.

Tea Service (Roi Danzig). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 9f in Ireland and U.S.A, 3d Leopardstown Debutante S., L. Producer.

Butter Knife. Unraced. Dam of-

Crumpetsfortea. Unraced. Dam of-

CONTEMPORARY (Alzao). 2 wins at 2, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Miesque, Gr.3, Prix Discrete, 3d Deauville Prix Deauville Aime le Cheval. Dam of-

OTTONE - CITY WINNER (H.K.) (Dutch Art). 3 wins at 2, Milan Premio Primi Passi, Gr.3, Rome Premio Toulouse Lautrec, Premio Alberto Giubilo, 2d Rome Premio Divino Amore, L, Premio Dionisia.


Race Record: 11 Starts 2-0-0 A$21,400.

2 wins at 1000m, 1300m to 2016-17 in Aust.