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Menari/La Chatte '20
Menari/La Chatte '20
Menari/La Chatte '20
Menari/La Chatte '20

Lot 1 - Menari/La Chatte '20

This is our ladies horse for the Inglis Pink Series! A lovely, sharp filly by a sire we hold in high regard, out of a multiple winning Medaglia d'Oro mare. She was great buying & one we will have a lot of fun with.




Chestnut filly       Foaled 29th September 2020 

MENARI SnitzelRedoute's ChoiceDanehill (USA)
Snippets' LassSnippets
IsuravaGeneral NediymNediym (Ire)
Cut a DashWhiskey Road (USA)
Medaglia d'Oro (USA)El PradoSadler's Wells
Cappucino BayBailjumper
ChinchillaExceed and ExcelDanehill (USA)
Chestnut StarEternity Range (USA)

MENARI (AUS) (Bay 2014-Stud 2018). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$619,050, ATC Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, Rosebud H., L, TAB Rewards 2YO P., 2d ATC Canonbury S., Gr.3, 3d ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, 4th ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Brother to SP Sweet Ava (3d ATC Magic Night S., Gr.3). Out of SW Isurava, a sister to SW Ichihara and SW Au Chocolat. Related to SW Tie the Knot, etc. Sire of Green Shadows, Menari Magic, A Guinea and of the placegetters Chayse 'n' Menari, Ferrari Man, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

LA CHATTE, by Medaglia d'Oro (USA). 2 wins at 1600m, 2100m, 2d ATC TAB Rewards H. Half-sister to Lanigera. This is her second foal. Her first foal is a 2YO.


2nd dam

CHINCHILLA, by Exceed and Excel. 3 wins at 2, A$141,667, SAJC Queen Adelaide S., L, TTC Elwick S., L, 2d MVRC St Albans S., L, 3d MRC (Mornington) Nepean Waste H., 4th MRC Debutant S., L. Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Lanigera (g Denman) 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$118,590, to 2020-21, 3d MRC Chairman's S., Gr.3, 4th VRC Very Special Kids P., L, MRC Debutant S., L.

 Viscacha - Telecom Speed (H.K.). 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in 2020-21, 2d MVRC Tony Cassidy P., 3d ATC Blue Point at Darley H.

 La Chatte. 2 wins. See above.

 Boss Shelby. Winner at 1000m in 2021-22 in Aust.

 Persia. Winner at 1200m in Aust.


3rd dam

CHESTNUT STAR, by Eternity Range (USA). Unraced. Half-sister to JAR JAR BINKS. Dam of 11 named foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

CHINCHILLA (f Exceed and Excel) 3 wins. See above.

 Beaumaris. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$127,740, BRC Ascotbymirvac P., 2d MRC Sportingbet H., BRC Club 100 H., Sky Thoroughbred Central H., Ipswich TC Motorcycling Qld H., 3d MRC Schweppes 2YO H., KS Environmental H., SCTC Sky Racing H.

 Blushed. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m to 2021-22, TRC Ladbroke it H., PST Power Solutions P., 2d TTC Access Hardware H., Bishops H., Unique Doors & Windows H., 3d TRC Unique Doors & Windows H.

 Excellar. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, A$78,062, WATC Westspeed 2YO P., Straight No Ice H., Boardwalk Lady H., 2d WATC Carlton Mid H., Westspeed 3YO H., Westspeed 2YO P., Port Bouvard Real Estate H., 3d WATC Perth Racing Newsletter H., St James's Gate H., H.

 Sizzling Star. Winner at 1400m in 2021-22 in Aust.

 Charley. Winner at 900m in Aust.

 Newrons. Winner at 900m in Aust.


4th dam

STAR MERCHANT (NZ), by Star Way (GB). Unraced. Half-sister to Filament (dam of CHETTAK), Down to Zero,  Ballina Magic (dam of RED GLORY). Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

JAR JAR BINKS (c Danehill Dancer) 9 wins-3 at 2-from 900m to 1600m, A$315,950, Qld Tatt's RC Mercedes-Benz S., Gr.3, QTC Telltina H., J Cadell-Garrick H., FM 104 Triple M Young Members' Cup H., Campaign King 2YO H., Australian Academy of Music H., 2d QTC The Monk 2YO H., Tony Fitzgerald H., 3d QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, BTC Champagne Classic, Gr.3, Tamworth JC Smorgon 3YO H., L, Gold Coast Guineas, BTC Moraitis Flying H., 4th QTC Sir Byrne Hart S., Gr.2, MRC Sandown S., Gr.3, GCTC Goldmarket H., L.


5th dam

GOLD MERCHANT, by Yallah Native (USA). Winner at 2, VATC Granville S., 2d MVRC Youthful H. Half-sister to  Arjumand (dam of NIAGARA),  Jessie Belinda (dam of HEROISM). Dam of 12 named foals, 11 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Filament (f Lord Ballina) 5 wins from 1800m to 2900m, NZ$15,285, A$100,390, QTC St Leger, STC Rosie Sun H., WRC Hutt News H., 2d AJC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3, WRC Wilkinson Real Estate H., 4th AJC Oaks, Gr.1, SCTC Corbould Park Anniversary Cup, L. Dam of 5 winners-

CHETTAK (g Almutawakel) 9 wins from 1200m to 2300m, NZ$373,425, Counties Cup, Gr.2, Manawatu Cup, Gr.3, Wellington S., Gr.3, Stratford Cup, ARC Westbury Stud H., Hawkes Bay Bluewater Hotel H., WRC Zee U at Zabeels H., BOP RC Gilmours Tauranga H., 2d Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2, 3d Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, Manawatu Cup, Gr.3, Taranaki Cup, Gr.3, Rotorua Cup, Gr.3.

Down to Zero (g Alibhai) 5 wins from 2000m to 3600m, NZ$3,600, A$155,360, Oakbank RC Yalumba Classic Hurdle, 2d Onkaparinga Cup, L, VATC Australian S/chase, AJC Reckless H., 3d VRC Grand National S/chase, Grand National Hurdle, Oakbank RC Malaysia Airlines Johnston H.

 Ballina Magic. Unplaced. Dam of 5 winners-

RED GLORY (g Pins) 7 wins to 1200m in Macau, Macau Chairman's Challenge Cup, L, Macau Sprint Trophy, L, 2d Macau Golden Group Fat Choy Cup, Macau Futurity Trophy, 3d Macau Japan Racing Association Trophy.

Data Provided by Arion Pedigrees
La Chatte
2 yo
Sep 29, 2020
Sale Info:
Lot 1 at Inglis Classic Sale 2022
Purchase Price:
$125,000  (Price is exclusive of GST and does not include current costs)

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