Precious Gem


Sire: Towkay
Dam: Zalass
Colour: Bay
Gender: Gelding
Age: 7 year old
Foaled: Sep 24th, 2010
Country: New Zealand
Silks: Turquoise : Pink Epaulets, Pink & Turquoise Hlvd Slvs, White & Pink Qtrd Cap.

Owners

Kuinella Syndicate


Pedigree

 

 PRECIOUS GEM (NZ)

 

Bay geldingFoaled in 2010

SireLast TycoonTry My BestNorthern Dancer
TOWKAY (AUS) Mill PrincessMill Reef
1994Princess TracyAhonooraLorenzaccio
  Princess RuPrincely Gift
DamZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
ZALASS (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
1999Earina LassKhairpourArctic Tern
  SanderaeOncidium

TOWKAY (AUS) (Bay 1994-Stud 1999). 3 wins-1 at 2, MVRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3. Sire of 397 rnrs, 240 wnrs, 12 SW, inc. Viadana (ARC Easter H., Gr.1), Special Mission, Ambitious Owner - Happee Owner (H.K.), My Chicharita, High Octane, Opiki, Armada, Rapid Kay, Ace Aliado, Kay's Awake, Lotzatow, Starkay, SP Heni, Rocknrolla, Waikaha, L'Amour, Blonde Bombshell, Sahara Flight, Rohaise, Chennai, Lady Cavalier, Sparky Winner, Towzan, Heapzatow, etc.

 

1st dam

ZALASS, by Zabeel. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Half-sister to Daydream (dam of LISTEN). Dam of three named foals, all winners-

Goodview Successor (g. by O'Reilly). 4 wins at 1800m, 2200m, HK$2,230,570, HKJC Marigold H., Sapphire H., Wong Cup, Great George H., 2d HKJC Lantau Peak H., 3d HKJC Dingolfing H., Tsam Chuk Wan H.

Precious Gem (g. by Towkay). Winner. See below.

Luen Yat Century (g. by No Excuse Needed). 5 wins at 1350m in Macau.

 

2nd dam

EARINA LASS, by Khairpour. 6 wins from 1600m to 2200m, CJC RG Robinson Produce Ltd H., Otago Thoroughbred Breeders H., 2d Otago RC EC Shaw Plumbers H., Crofters Arms Hotel H. Half-sister to Romantic Orchid (dam of I WILL), Sandy's March (dam of SANDY'S PLEASURE), Sellou (dam of FLEUR DE CHINE, SNEETCH). Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Garina. 4 wins from 1000m to 2100m in Aust.

Switch Hitter. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

Beatboy (Rhythm). 2 wins at 1950m, 2100m, NZ$600, A$90,268, MRC Mara H., 2d BRC QARDSS H., 3d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Cup, Gr.3, 4th MRC Easter Cup, Gr.3.

Daydream. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

LISTEN (Iffraaj). 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m to 2016 in Malaysia and Singapore, Selangor Gold Cup, L, Singapore TC Lim's Ransom S., Happy Valley Graduation S., 2d Singapore TC Progressive S., 3d Singapore TC Progressive S., Philanthropy S., Gingerbread Man Graduation S., Dreyfuss S., Graduation S.

 

3rd 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., SAJC Woodlands H., VATC Starlet S., Heath S., 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. See above.

Parsifal. 6 wins from 1200m to 2050m, BATC Mad Barry's H., QTC Deception Bay H., VATC Attley H., VRC Murray Peck H.

Rhodes. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1550m, AJC Showground S., STC Flying Kurana H., 2d STC Taren Point H., 3d STC Eastern Creek H.

Raison d'Etre. 2 wins at 2, BATC Pat Welsh 2YO H., VATC Devonshire H., 2d VATC Roseberry 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, L, 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 Western Australian Guineas, Gr.2, MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2, WATC Champion Fillies S., Gr.3.

Romantic Orchid. Raced once. Dam of-

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., 3d VATC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.2, STC Frank Underwood Cup, L.

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., Avondale JC Avondale Peninsula Hotel 3YO H., 3d Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, Wanganui JC Sovereign Lodge T.V. Heart Throb S., L, ARC Ellerslie Function & Convention Centre Sprint H., 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., Macquarie H., SAJC Carlton Draught 2YO H., 4th VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, MRC Geoffrey Bellmaine S., L. Producer.

SUFFICIENT (Zabeel). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, ARC Champagne S., L, Mitty's H., 2d ARC Cambridge Stud 3YO H., Legends Fellowship 2YO 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, 4th Hororata RC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' S, L. Dam of-

ZAMZAM (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 2, A$236,400, in 2015-16, MVRC Valley Pearl, L, City Jeep 2YO P., 3d MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1.

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, 4th ARC Royal S., Gr.3. Dam of-

BLACK MAMBA (Black Minnaloushe). 7 wins from 1600m to 2400m, US$966,686, NZ$20,500, 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, Hollywood Park Dahlia H., Gr.2, Santa Anita Buena Vista H., Gr.2, Santa Barbara H., Gr.2-twice, 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 Turf Cup, Gr.1, Hollywood Park Gamely S., Gr.1, Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3. 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, BOP RC Ultimate Motor Group Ford 3YO H., 3d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire.

Sandarac (Grosvenor). 4 wins from 1600m to 2100m, 2d CJC Churchill S.H., L, South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' S.H., L, Christchurch Football Club H. Dam of-

Jackie O'. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

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, HK-3, Beijing Clubhouse H., Tai Mo Shan H., 3d HKJC Cheung Hong H.

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, Hororata RC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders' S, L, 3d CJC Canterbury Breeders' S., L. Producer.

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, HK-1, Chinese New Year Cup, Hoi Ping H., Chevalier Construction H., Midland Holdings Cup, 2d Longines Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1, HKJC BMW Champions Mile, Gr.1, Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup, HK-1, Chairman's Trophy, HK-2, Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy, HK-2, 3d HKJC Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup, HK-1, 4th HKJC Champions Mile, Gr.1-twice.

BANGALORE BULLET - BRIGHT STAR (H.K.) (Hussonet). 6 wins to 1400m, NZ$67,725, HK$2,365,450, Otago RC Dunedin Guineas, L, Gore Guineas, L, HKJC Hung To H., Stubbs H.

SPURCENT (Flying Spur). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$261,450, AJC Gimcrack S., L, 2d AJC Toy Show H., L, 3d MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.3. 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., Sanders Noonan H., City Tatt's RC Inglis Bonus 3YO H., 2d AJC Inglis 2YO Classic, Schweppes H., 3d AJC South Pacific Classic, Gr.3, Hawkesbury Guineas, L, STC Golden Slipper Festival on Sale 2YO H.

Selliera. 4 wins from 1400m to 1800m, CJC Noahs Welter H., 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., 2d Wanganui JC Dave Hoskin Carriers H., 3d Manawatu RC Tru Test H.

Centra Rainbeam. Unplaced. Dam of-

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

 

Race Record: 22 Starts 1-1-2 HK$644,075.

Winner at 1650m in 2015-16, HKJC Street Cat H., 2d HKJC Cornwall H., 3d HKJC Elizabeth Arden H., Dengshikou H.