Sire: High Chaparral

Colour: Bay

Dam: Keep Thinking

Sex: Gelding

Age: 9

Foaled: Sep 04, 2013

Country: New Zealand

22: 6 - 2 - 2
Wins: 27.3%
Place: 18.2%




Bay GeldingFoaled in 2013

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1999KasoraDarshaanShirley Heights
DamFaltaatMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
KEEP THINKING (AUS) EpitomeSumming
2006Circus DanceCarnegieSadler's Wells

HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) (Bay 1999-Stud 2004). 10 wins-2 at 2, The Derby, Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire (AEI) twice. Sire of 1780 rnrs, 1151 wnrs, 130 SW, inc. So You Think (MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1), Dundeel, Shoot Out, Ace High, Descarado, Monaco Consul, Rekindling, Contributer, Toronado, Wigmore Hall, Lucky Lion, Free Eagle, Princess Jenni, Tivaci, Redwood, Hiyaam, Youngstar, Charmont, Fenway, High Jinx, Montoya's Secret, Pondarosa Miss, Wrote, Joanna, etc.


1st dam

KEEP THINKING, by Faltaat. 3 wins to 1400m in NZ. Sister to FAALTLESS. Dam of five named foals, four to race, two winners, inc:-

Scholarly (g. by High Chaparral). 6 wins. See below.

Intelle (f. by Tavistock). Winner at 1300m in 2019-20 in Aust.


2nd dam

CIRCUS DANCE, by Carnegie. 2 wins at 1400m, CJC Riccarton Park Function Centre Camla H., 2d MVRC Pins 2YO H., CJC Senor Pete H. Half-sister to SO YOU THINK, Now You Know. Dam of 5 foals, all winners-

FAALTLESS (Faltaat). 8 wins at 1100m, 1200m, 12,475Rgt., S$611,499, Singapore TC Garden City Trophy, L-twice, Kindness S., Kranji A S., Initiation P., Huat Chai S., Class 3 H., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore 3YO Sprint, L, Singapore TC Luzerne Cup, Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Landex Cup, Magnanimity S.

Murphy. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Waikato RC NewstalkZB 97FM H., 2d Avondale JC Jon Mudgeway Memorial H., Waikato RC Lodge at Hamilton East H., 3d ARC Newstalk ZB H., Waikato RC Legacy Lodge 3YO H., Matamata RC Waharoa Livestock 2YO H.

El Dorado Sun. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 3d CJC Vernon & Vazey Truck Parts H.

Miss Benedetta. 3 wins to 1200m in Aust.

Keep Thinking. 3 wins. See above.


3rd dam

TRIASSIC, by Tights. 3 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$96,425, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, ARC Soliloquy S., L, 2d ARC Royal S., Gr.3, Lindauer Rose H., 4th Waikato Guineas, Gr.3. 2010-11 & 2011-12 NZ Broodmare of the Year. Dam of 10 named foals, all raced, 9 winners, inc:-

SO YOU THINK (High Chaparral). Champion 3YO Colt in Australia in 2009-10. Champion Miler in Australia in 2010-11. Champion Older Horse in Ireland in 2011 & 2012 (Int.). 14 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2100m, £875,970, €970,425, A$5,734,350, 1,835,000Dhs, Leopardstown Irish Champion S., Gr.1, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1-twice, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Prince of Wales's S., Gr.1, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, Curragh Tattersalls Gold Cup, Gr.1-twice, MRC Yalumba S., Gr.1, Underwood S., Gr.1, Memsie S., Gr.2, Curragh Mooresbridge S., Gr.3, STC Gloaming S., Gr.3, Freeway Hotel Artarmon 2YO H., 2d Ascot Champion S., Gr.1, VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Prince of Wales's S., Gr.1, AJC Ming Dynasty H., L, 3d VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, 4th Longchamp Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1, Meydan Dubai World Cup, Gr.1. Sire.

Now You Know (Elusive City). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$109,818, MVRC Rotary End Polio H., MRC Premier Signs H., 2d ATC Carbine Club S., Gr.3.

Hip Hip Hooray. 6 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$5,000, HK$2,316,450 in Aust. and HK, HKJC Jilin H., Swaine Cup H., Elderly & Youth H., Leiria H., Miho H., 2d HKJC Haikou H., Yan Chai Trophy H., 3d HKJC Holy Grail H.

Tycoon Jack. 3 wins at 1600m, ARC Answer Services Autumn H., Avondale JC Vegie World H., Mr McGerkle H., 2d CJC Millennium Hotel Christchurch H., BOP RC J Swap Contractors H., 3d ARC Coca-Cola H., Avondale JC Auckland Owners Cup.

Circus Dance. 2 wins. See above.

Trigonometry. 2 wins at 1400m, 2d VRC Dowling Forest H., 3d MRC Show a Heart H., SAJC Top Cut Distance H.

La Souvenir. Winner at 1400m, 3d ARC Rotary Club Auckland East H. Producer.


4th dam

Astral Row, by Long Row. 6 wins at 1200m, 1400m, CJC Post H., Noahs Hotel H., 2d Otago Mannequin S., L, Egmont RC Evergreen S., L, Oamaru JC Waitaki S., L, Geraldine Challenge S., L, 4th North Canterbury RC Inglewood S., L. Half-sister to Tristram's Girl, Runs Riot (dam of RED CARD). Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

TRIASSIC (Tights). 3 wins. See above.

Rhapsodic. 7 wins to 1300m, A$133,780, AJC Forrester Welter H., STC Hunter Welter H., Canterbury Welter H., AJC Just Topic H., Tod Sloan H., STC Rotary Community Services Series H., 2d AJC Kingster H., Carramar Welter H., STC Port Jackson Flying Welter H., AJC Dunkirk H., STC Carnation H., Always Welcome H., Nsw Taxi Industry H., 3d STC Topmast Flying Welter H., AJC Amarda Holdings H., STC Winston Hills H.


Race Record: 22 Starts 6-2-2 A$167,635.

6 wins from 1600m to 3200m, A$167,635, to 2019-20, MRC Mitavite Summer Challenge H., Annie & Sid H., Le Pine Funerals H., 3d ATC Bankstown Sports Club H.

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