Sire: Lope de Vega

Colour: Brown

Dam: Swan River

Sex: Gelding

Age: 6

Foaled: Aug 15, 2015

Country: Australia

Silks: Gold, Emerald Green Star, Stars Sleeves, Star Cap

Owners: K J Payne & Mrs V M Payne

9: 1 - 1 - 1
Wins: 11.1%
Place: 22.2%




Brown geldingFoaled in 2015

SireShamardalGiant's CausewayStorm Cat
LOPE DE VEGA (IRE) HelsinkiMachiavellian
2007Lady VettoriVettoriMachiavellian
  Lady GolcondaKendor
DamDanehill DancerDanehillDanzig
SWAN RIVER (AUS) Mira AdondeSharpen Up
2007Sovereign CountessSovereign RedSir Tristram
  Italian CountessCerreto

LOPE DE VEGA (IRE) (Chestnut 2007-Stud 2011). 4 wins-2 at 2, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1. Sire of 624 rnrs, 402 wnrs, 53 SW, inc. Belardo (Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1), Santa Ana Lane, Vega Magic, The Right Man, Newspaperofrecord, Capla Temptress, Jemayel, Very Special, Endless Drama, Hero Look, Spanish Reef, Spanish Whisper, French Fern, Candy Store, Steel of Madrid - Calderon (Aust.), Zabeel Prince, Antonia de Vega, Phoenix of Spain, etc.


1st dam

SWAN RIVER, by Danehill Dancer. Raced once. Sister to LIEUTENANT, half-sister to COUNT ENCOSTA, Jacquetta. Dam of five named foals, three to race, two winners, inc:-

Beau Rivage (g. by Monaco Consul). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$185,050, SAJC Moet & Chandon H., Holdfast Insurance H., MAC Drink Driving Grow Up H., Melbourne Cup Live at Morphettville H., 2d SAJC Penang Turf Club Trophy H., Gawler & Barossa JC Merry Christmas H., 3d SAJC Darren Lehmann 2YO H., Darley Goodwood Raceday H., Plumbing & Pipeline Solutions H., Black Doddy H., Ubet H.-twice, Southern Home Improvements H., MAC Drink Driving? Grow Up H., James Boag's Premium H., Schweppes H., Rory Mooney H., Adelaide Cup Raceday H.

Ghodeleine (f. by Monaco Consul). 2 wins at 1400m, 1500m in 2017-18, SAJC Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard H.

Faithful Rose (f. by High Chaparral). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

SOVEREIGN COUNTESS, by Sovereign Red. 5 wins to 1400m, SAJC Clipsal C-Bus H., 2d SAJC Wilton H., Tawriffic H., Gliderol H., 3d SAJC Rainey H., Danzig Connection H., Plympton H., STC Punchbowl H., BTC Treasury Casino H. Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

COUNT ENCOSTA (Encosta de Lago). 6 wins from 1400m to 2050m, A$449,145, STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, AJC Rosedale Park H., Bronte H., MVRC SAJ Fruit Supply H., 2d MVRC Craig Opie Cup, BRC Rice Naughton Buckley H., VRC Betty Moran & Gregory Nugent H., AJC Soho Square H., MVRC Advanced Mailing Solution H., 3d ATC Summer Cup, Gr.3, BRC Chairman's H., Gr.3, ATC Christmas Cup, L, BRC Little Fish Swim School Quality H., Goa Get Noticed H., Qld Tatt's RC Celebration Season H., BRC Hidden Dragon at Lyndhurst H., SAJC William Hill H., Happy 95th Peggy McKinnon H., 4th AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1, ATC Chairman's H., Gr.2, BRC Queen's Cup, Gr.3, ATC Frank Underwood Cup, L, Cranbourne Cup, L.

LIEUTENANT (Danehill Dancer). 3 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$416,250, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VRC Debonair S., Gr.3, STC Schweppes Agrum H., 2d VRC Paris Lane S., L, NSW Tatt's RC Meriton Serviced Apartments H., AJC IGA H., STC De Bortoli Yarra Valley Winery H., 3d STC Tooheys New 3YO Golden Rose.

Jacquetta (Encosta de Lago). 5 wins at 1200m, A$127,425, BRC Magic Millions 2YO Sale Quality H., 2d Qld Tatt's RC Travel Associates Classic, L, BRC Kirks H., Evergreen Turf H., Panasales H., 3d BRC Yellowglen H., GCTC Ladies Day P.

Lighthouse Flame. Winner at 2050m in Aust. Dam of-

Parmageddon. Winner at 1300m in 2018-19 in Aust.

Showeranasherry. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Oloroso. Winner at 2, BRC Sky Racing H.

Showmore. 4 wins from 1300m to 1600m in Aust.

Royal Vanquisher. Placed to 2017-18 in Aust.

White Countess. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

Winston Wolfe. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$106,220, MVRC Vicwide Towing P., TRC Rotary Glenorchy H., Winning Edge H., 2d TTC Blair & Sons Sawmill H., TRC Crown Lager H., 3d TTC Brooklyn Park H.

Sanada. Unraced. Dam of-

Spot On. Winner at 800m in 2018-19 in Aust.


3rd dam

ITALIAN COUNTESS, by Cerreto. Unraced. Dam of 6 foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Sovereign Countess. 5 wins. See above.

Man Around Town. 2 wins at 1200m in Aust.


4th dam

DEANNE, by Orgoglio. Placed, 2d STC Balmain Graduation S. Half-sister to MUST BE IT (dam of OCHILTREE), Airman. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

What a Find. 10 wins-2 at 2-to 1300m, STC Rhodes H., Invictus H., Quay Welter H., Petersham H., 2d AJC Cronulla H., Seabreeze H., The Welkin Welter H.


5th dam

MOVIE QUEEN, by Smokey Eyes. Unraced. Half-sister to LORD, Lady, Broadlea (dam of GILT PATTEN, LONE WOLF, LORD REGO). Dam of 17 foals, 15 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

MUST BE IT (Khalekan). 7 wins from 1100m to 2400m, STC WJ McKell Cup, L, AJC Holsworthy H., Rushcutters Bay H., STC Putney H. Dam of-

OCHILTREE (Twig Moss). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, A$248,820, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, Belmura Lad 2YO H., 2d VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Western Australian Oaks, Gr.1, STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Roman Consul S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Flight S., Gr.1, VRC Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

SPINNEY (Octagonal). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 2100m, A$846,210, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, MRC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, 2d GCTC AD Hollindale S., Gr.2, Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3, 3d AJC Villiers S., Gr.2, MVRC John F Feehan S., Gr.2, SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3, MRC Easter Cup, Gr.3.

Chaparra. Raced once. Dam of-

EL CAMBIO (Commands). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1350m, A$802,450, 73,600Dhs, AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, VRC Gilgai S., Gr.2, STC Run to the Rose H., Gr.3, BTC Classic, Gr.3, Gold Coast Guineas, Gr.3, 2d STC Golden Rose S., Gr.2, AJC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, BTC Sprint H., Gr.3.

COMPLICATE (Commands). 6 wins to 1400m, £8,557, A$313,330, 146,800Dhs in GB and Aust, MRC Heading Out Hair & Beauty S., L, 3d Meydan Al Shindagha Sprint, Gr.3.

Cataclysm (Marauding). 4 wins to 1250m, A$182,150, AJC Tellers P., 3d AJC Sapphire S., Gr.3. Dam of-

EARTHQUAKE (Exceed and Excel). Champion 2YO in Australia in 2013-14. 5 wins-4 at 2-to 1200m, A$1,743,550, MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, ATC Reisling S., Gr.2, MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.3, Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, ATC Colin Pearce 100th Birthday 2YO P., 2d ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, VRC MSS Security S., L, 3d ATC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, Furious S., Gr.2.

PALOMARES (Commands). 3 wins at 1250m, 1400m, A$202,430, VRC Desirable S., L, 2d ATC Darby Munro H., L. Producer.

Lindisfarne. Unraced. Dam of-

EXCELLENT REWARD - OUR FOLKS (H.K.) (Exceed and Excel). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$35,525, HK$4,411,875, Foxton RC Castletown S., L, HKJC Fat Choi H.

Airman (Space Bird). 7 wins from 1400m to 2000m, STC Ford Laser H., 2d AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Gold Cup, L.


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