Damselfly's Kept


Sire: Keeper

Dam: Wellsey

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Sep 12th, 2013

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Black, Red and Blue Lightning Bolt, Red Pom Pom


Cooper Bros, Kevnida Racing, A V L A, A C B C , M J Welsh, C & Mrs S L Moshopoulos, A L & Mrs K M Miles, F Marotta, A C Paterson, M D Pringle, M E Turner, Miss N Freeman, P F Sharp, R Khambatta & J & Mrs C Booth

Career Record: 20-5-3-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    25.0 %
  • Place
    20.0 %





Bay mareFoaled in 2013

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
KEEPER (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
1997NuwirahPleasant ColonyHis Majesty
  Secretarial QueenSecretariat
DamYamanin VitalSir TristramSir Ivor
WELLSEY (NZ) She Might HulaCaucasus
2006TarradiddleCasual LiesLear Fan

KEEPER (AUS) (Bay 1997-Stud 2002). 7 wins to 1600m, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1. Leading NZ Sire by Winners twice. Sire of 683 rnrs, 449 wnrs, 34 SW, inc. Keep the Peace (New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1), Midnight Oil, Insouciant, Keepa Cruisin, Linky Dink, Miss Keepsake, Platinum Princess, Sworn to Secrecy, Keep the Passion, Sender - Marksman (Mac.), Keepin' the Dream, Deane Martin, Artic Wolf - Furious Pegasus (H.K.), Bel Sorriso, Endure, St Germaine, etc.


1st dam

WELLSEY, by Yamanin Vital. Placed in NZ. Dam of two named foals, both raced, inc:-

Damselfly (f. by Keeper). See below.


2nd dam

TARRADIDDLE, by Casual Lies. Winner at 1400m, 3d Avondale JC Streamline Freight H. Half-sister to Huka (dam of DINO MAK). Dam of 3 named foals, 2 to race, inc:-

Seduisante. Winner at 2200m in NZ.

Wellsey. See above.


3rd dam

BALFASCHING, by Balmerino. Unraced. Dam of 9 foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

Huka (Volksraad). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1800m, NZ$10,525, A$83,150, VATC Kapalaran H., SAJC TAB Fortune 8 H., 2d ARC Champagne S., L, SAJC The Minister 3YO H., Angas Park Fruit H., VATC TR Trevaskis H., VRC The Truth Newspaper H., 3d MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, Strathayr 2YO H., SAJC Ride of Valkyries H., Torchbearers H., VRC Seppelt Salinger H., VATC Hyland Sportswear H. Dam of-

DINO MAK (Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$187,025, WATC Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic, Gr.3, Westspeed 3YO H., 2d WATC Westspeed 3YO H., Living Comfort 2YO P., Westspeed 2YO P., EO Norton Memorial H., Eddie Cant H., Westspeed 3YO H., 3d WATC Fairetha S., L, Magic Millions Perth 2YO Classic, Welshpool Coolrooms H., Book Now for Cup Day at Ascot H.

Thisonesonme. 3 wins from 1600m to 2400m, NZ$10,105, A$82,590, MRC The Age H., 2d MRC Beaulivre H., Bunratty Castle H., 3d MRC Fileur H., Prince Salieri H.

Huka Pele. 2 wins at 1600m, 1700m to 2017-18 in Aust.

General's Honour. 6 wins at 1400m, 1600m, WRC P&O Containers Stewards' H., Manawatu RC Ernest Adams H., Davis Trading H., 2d Wanganui JC Mobil Dealers Wanganui H., 4th Marton JC Metric Mile, Gr.3.

Balmain. 2 wins at 1150m, 1200m, ARC Sunday Star Times H. Dam of-

Beau Zamie Boy. Winner at 1400m, 2d Matamata RC Mitre 10 H.

Man Walking - Brilliant Mak (Aust.). Winner at 1600m, 3d WATC Extracts H.

Tarradiddle. Winner. See above.

General Command. Winner at 1600m, 3d Wanganui JC Avoca Hotel H.


4th dam

FASCHING, by Silly Season. Placed, 3d Kempton Windsor Park S. Half-sister to CATALPA (dam of STRIGIDA), Tyrosa (dam of CAPED CRUSADER), Laelia (dam of MIGHTY GREY). Dam of 6 foals, 2 to race, inc:-

Red Norman - Tak Tai Angel (Mac.). Winner at 1400m in Macau.


5th dam

OSTRYA, by Hornbeam. Winner at 1½m, Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2, 2d Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.2. Half-sister to ONCIDIUM, Stocktaking (dam of GRAND EXPRESS). Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

CATALPA (Reform). 2 wins at 7f, 1½m, Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2, Ayr Troon S., 2d Haydock Lancashire Oaks, Gr.3, 3d Newmarket Pretty Polly S., L. Dam of-

STRIGIDA (Habitat). 2 wins at 1¼m, 1½m, Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2, Newbury Sir Charles Clore Memorial S., L, 3d Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.2. Producer.

Catawba (Mill Reef). Winner at 10½f, York Middleton S., 3d Newcastle Virginia S., L. Dam of-

CATCHASCATCHCAN (Pursuit of Love). 4 wins at 11f, 1½m, £131,130, Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, Haydock Lancashire Oaks, Gr.3, Newmarket Aphrodite S., L. Dam of-

ANTONIUS PIUS (Danzig). 2 wins at 2, £34,032, €142,185, US$336,000, Curragh Railway S., Gr.2, 2d Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1, 3d Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1, 4th Longchamp Prix de Fontainebleau, Gr.3. Sire.

Princess Zara. Unraced. Dam of-

Lady Macki. Winner at 1000m in Peru. Dam of-

HAPPY VALLEY (Tomcito). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m to 2017-18 in Peru, Monterrico Clasico Polla de Potrillos, Gr.1, 2d Monterrico Clasico Ricardo Ortiz de Zevallos, Gr.1, 3d Monterrico Clasico Luis Olaechea Dubois, L.

LICORNE (Sadler's Wells). 3 wins from 1¼m to 11¾f, Newcastle Virginia S., L, York Levy Board S. Producer.

Isle of Pines. Winner at 1½m in GB. Dam of-

TALL TIMBERS (Anabaa). 7 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$337,850, MRC Easter Cup, Gr.3, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, AJC Galilee Welter H., VRC Mitty's H.

TAKEN (Gilded Time). 6 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$208,320, SAJC Stuart Crystal S., L, 3d MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.2. Producer.

Anapine (Anabaa). 4 wins from 1300m to 1800m, A$161,330, AJC HSBC Waratahs H., 2d AJC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3. Dam of-

MANAPINE (Manhattan Rain). 2 wins at 1400m, 2500m, A$131,190, VRC Galilee Series Final H., L, 2d MRC Splashland H.

Issa. Unplaced. Dam of-

ARRIA (Antonius Pius). 2 wins at 2, R166,550, Kenilworth Summer Juvenile S., L, 4th Scottsville Debutante H., Gr.2.

Cats. Placed at 2 in GB. Dam of-

CATAINER (Centaine). 11 wins-2 at 2-from 900m to 1600m, A$342,110, VATC Zeditave S., L, 2d VATC Bletchingly S., Gr.3.

Pyjamas. Unraced. Dam of-

SHANDREAM (Pins). 8 wins from 1100m to 1600m, NZ$207,310, A$2,400, Counties Bowl, L, 2d Hawkes Bay GR Kelt Memorial H., Gr.3.

Lady Fergie. Unraced. Dam of-

FERCERTAIN (Centaine). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$132,450, WRC Thompson H., Gr.3, CJC Vernon & Vazey Truck Parts H., 2d CJC Millennium Hotels & Resorts H., 3d WRC Anniversary H., L.

Rosyta. 2 wins at 1½m, Doncaster Clayton S. Dam of-

Aronia. Raced once. Dam of-

HISTORIAN (Church Parade). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, Great Northern Champagne S., Gr.3, Avondale JC Evergreen Lodge Juvenile H., ARC Fisher & Paykel Dealers H., 3d ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2.

Crux. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

LOAFER-GLORIOUS EFFECT (Mal.) (Kaapstad). 7 wins to 1400m, A$274,330, S$11,625, SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, VRC Bob Hoysted H., L, 3d SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, VRC Chester Manifold S., L.

Tyrosa. Winner at 1½m, 2d Doncaster Belle Vue H. Dam of-

CAPED CRUSADER (Grosvenor). 8 wins from 2000m to 2400m, A$86,650, WATC Winter Cup, Gr.3, Swell Baby Quality H., Leyte Gulf H., Pink Panther H.

Lupulin. Winner at 11f in GB. Dam of-

Lusaka. Placed in Ireland. Dam of-

INDIVIDUALIST (Viking). 8 wins-2 at 2- in GB and U.S.A, Los Alamitos Orange County H., L, 2d Hollywood Park Seabiscuit S., L. Sire.

Laelia. Placed in GB. Dam of-

MIGHTY GREY (Marscay). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$151,610, QTC Brisbane H., L, 3d AJC Villiers S., Gr.2. Sire.


Race Record:

Placed in 2017-18 in NZ.