Manolo Blahniq

Manolo Blahniq

Sire: Jimmy Choux

Dam: Floramour

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 8 year old

Foaled: Aug 23rd, 2013

Silks: Navy Blue, Black Sleeves & Navy Blue Cap


Tony Noonan Racing (A Noonan), Boeara Holdings (Ms D Dunphy), D D Bet (B Houston), P Duggan, Nearco Stud (G Tomlinson), S Reilly, Bobbin Along (A Cork), D Canny, Mrs A Canny, C Daly, Mrs P Daly, C McHugh, Mrs C McHugh, J Racovalis, Mrs V Racovalis, Miss E Curtain, S P Grant & Mrs E K Grant

Career Record: 40-4-7-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    10.0 %
  • Place
    25.0 %





Bay GeldingFoaled in 2013

SireThorn ParkSpinning WorldNureyev
JIMMY CHOUX (NZ) JoyBluebird
  GaleWild Rampage
DamMore Than ReadySouthern HaloHalo
FLORAMOUR (AUS) Woodman's GirlWoodman
2005Stringy BarkStraight StrikeMr. Prospector
  Wild WoodOregon

JIMMY CHOUX (NZ) (Bay 2007-Stud 2012). 12 wins-3 at 2, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1. Leading NZ First Season Sire 2015-16. Sire of 162 rnrs, 68 wnrs, inc. SW (The) Bostonian (BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1), Manolo Blahniq, SP Jimmy Lincoln - Great Profit (H.K.), The Great Southern - Baccarat (Sing.), What Choux Want, Secret Ambition, Addison, Cobblertothestars and of Midnight Runner, Chouxting the Mob, Heptagon, My Family, Blitzing, Marbles, etc.


1st dam

FLORAMOUR, by More Than Ready. 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$158,385, SAJC Manihi Classic, L, MRC Peter Nash H., 2d VRC Hyperno 2YO H., MRC Luxury Preferred H., 3d MRC ESP Tecforce H., 4th MRC JRA S., L. Dam of four named foals, all raced, three winners-

MANOLO BLAHNIQ (g. by Jimmy Choux). 4 wins. See below.

Chiquitita (f. by Swiss Ace). Winner at 1200m in 2018-19, 2d Rotorua RC Van Dyk's H., 3d Waikato RC Seafood Bazaar S., Hawke's Bay Breeders Association H.

Red Silhouette (f. by Rip Van Winkle). 2 wins at 1400m in Aust.

Arzani (c. by Jimmy Choux). Placed at 2 in 2018-19 in Aust.


2nd dam

STRINGY BARK, by Straight Strike. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, STC Lane Cove North Estate H., 2d AJC Narellan Town Centre H., Alexandria H., Holsworthy H., 3d AJC Centennial Park H. Three-quarter-sister to STRAIGHT WILDER. Dam of 4 foals, 2 to race, both winners, inc:-

FLORAMOUR (More Than Ready). 5 wins. See above.

Act Straight. Winner at 1750m in Aust.

Art Deco. Unraced. Dam of-

Vertex. Winner at 1600m in 2017-18, 2d ATC TAB Highway H., 3d ATC TAB Highway H.-twice.


3rd dam

WILD WOOD, by Oregon. Unraced. Half-sister to STRAIGHT WILDER. Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Wildgoosechase. 2 wins at 1400m, 1550m, BOP RC Punter of the Year H., 3d Avondale Bowling & Suburbs Clubs H.

Comical Ali. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Matamata RC Mitre 10 H.

Stringy Bark. 2 wins. See above.

Southern Star. 4 wins to 1500m in Macau.

Destiny Strike. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, Singapore TC Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Benchmark 67 H.


4th dam

WILD DANCER, by Danzatore. Raced once. Half-sister to SOVEREIGN CHIEF, Eloquent Edition (dam of DANEY BOY, MAGIC OF SYDNEY). Dam of 5 foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

STRAIGHT WILDER (Straight Strike). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, 2d QTC New Farm Clinic H., 3d BTC Car 99 Liftout H.

Trapeze (NZ). 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m, Taranaki RC Kingsway Menswear Cambridge Suits H. Dam of-

Pop Your Buttons. Winner at 1400m in NZ. Dam of-

Gwynethanne (Handsome Ransom). 7 wins at 1600m, 1800m, NZ$150,050, Waikato RC BNZ Partners H., Taranaki RC Energy City Ford H., Powerworx H., Manawatu RC Speight's Ale House H., 2d Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, Feilding JC Anzac H., L, WRC Portlander Bar & Grill H., Hawkes Bay More FM H., 3d Manawatu RC IPL Plywood H., Hawkes Bay Per Incanto at LA Stud Sprint H., WRC John Turkington Forestry Duoro Cup, 4th Feilding Gold Cup, L.


5th dam

SEMENOVA, by Stunning. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1600m, WRC Kelburn H., Manawatu RC Santa Rosa S.H., 3d Manawatu RC Massey H., WRC Fitzherbert H. Half-sister to MISS EUNICE, Macintank, Double Rand (dam of TREASURY BOND). Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

SOVEREIGN CHIEF (Sovereign Edition). 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2050m, A$153,220, QTC Brisbane H., L-twice, 2d QTC Marlboro S., Gr.2, 3d AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2. Sire.

Eloquent Edition (Sovereign Edition). 3 wins to 1400m, MVRC Noritake Bone China H., 2d MVRC Crown Lager S., L, VATC Jewel H., L. Dam of-

MAGIC OF SYDNEY (Danehill). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, A$468,675, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, STC Gloaming S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, AJC De Bortoli Wines H., 2d STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, Pago Pago S., Gr.2, AJC Craven P., Gr.3, 3d STC EJ Thorn H., 4th STC Missile S., Gr.3. Sire.

DANEY BOY (Danehill). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$178,150, WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.1, September Welter H., RA Rigg Quality H., Cygnet 2YO H., 2d WATC Strickland S., Gr.3, Challenge S., L, 3d STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, WATC Even Stevens Welter H.

Counter Action. Placed at 3, 3d AJC Eschol Park H. Dam of-

Consumer. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of-

CONSOMMATEUR (Roc de Cambes). 3 wins at 1500m, 1900m, A$154,350, ATC Epona S., Gr.3, MRC Mitavite Challenge Heat 3 H., 3d MRC H.


Race Record: 30 Starts 4-6-3 NZ$61,000, A$394,225.

4 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$61,000, A$394,225, to 2018-19, ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, VRC Chester Manifold S., L, ATC Sydney's West App H., MRC John Moule H., 2d MRC Victoria H., Gr.3, Anniversary Vase, L, John Dillon S., L, Christmas S., L, Avondale JC Murdoch Newell S., L, MRC United Petroleum H., 3d ATC John Size Hall of Fame H., MRC Geraldine Camilleri H., Pakenham RC Nasahi AAC H., 4th VRC Straight Six H., L.