Manolo Blahniq

Manolo Blahniq

Sire: Jimmy Choux

Dam: Floramour

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Aug 23rd, 2013

Silks: Navy Blue, Black Sleeves & Navy Blue Cap


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

Career Record: 29-4-6-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    13.8 %
  • Place
    31.0 %





Bay coltFoaled 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). Horse of the Year in NZ in 2010-11. Champion 3YO in NZ in 2010-11. 12 wins-3 at 2-from 800m to 2400m, NZ$2,576,050, A$807,500, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Spring Classic, Gr.1, ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Hawke's Bay Windsor Park P., Gr.1. Grandson of SW Gale, a half-sister to SW Danamite. Sire of SW Manolo Blahniq (ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3), SP What Choux Want and of Echappe, Heptagon, Parlay Vous and of the placegetters Chambon, Jackson Road, Jimmy Vital, Onstage, Poker Face, Sweet Varden, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


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 two named foals, both winners-

MANOLO BLAHNIQ (c. by Jimmy Choux). Winner. See below.

Red Silhouette (f. by Rip Van Winkle). Winner at 1400m in 2015-16 in Aust.


2nd dam

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

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

Act Straight. Winner at 1750m in Aust.


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). 6 wins at 1600m, 1800m, NZ$125,925, to 2014-15, Taranaki RC Powerworx H., Energy City Ford H., Manawatu RC Speight's Ale House H., 2d Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, Feilding JC Anzac H., L, Hawke's Bay More FM H., WRC Portlander Bar & Grill H., 3d Hawke's Bay Per Incanto at LA Stud Sprint H., WRC John Turkington Forestry Duoro Cup, Wanganui Chronicle H., 4th Feilding Gold Cup, L.

Lord Japato. 3 wins to 1300m, 2d WRC Avery Ford Famis 3YO S.


5th dam

SEMENOVA, by Stunning. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1600m, Manawatu RC Santa Rosa S.H., WRC Kelburn 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, BATC Lord Mayor's Cup, L-twice, Qld Tatt's RC XXXX Mile H., L, QTC Brisbane H., L-twice, BATC Todman H., QTC Christmas H., 2d QTC Marlboro S., Gr.2, Tattslotto TM P.H. Final, L, 3d AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Grand Prix S., Gr.2, City Tattersall's Club Cup, L, BATC Clive Uhr H., L, QTC Metropolitan H., L, Ipswich Cup, L, 4th AJC All Aged S., Gr.1, QTC Brisbane H., L. Sire.

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

Proud Prancer. Winner at 2, VATC Corinella H., 3d MVRC Mitsubishi H. Producer.

Super Imposing. Winner at 2, STC Formquip Supplies & Hire S. Sire.


Race Record: 3 Starts 1-1-0 NZ$61,000.

Winner at 2 in 2015-16, ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, 2d Avondale JC Murdoch Newell S., L.