Sire: Keeper

Dam: Merinda

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Oct 7th, 2014

Country: New Zealand


R J Parsons





Bay GeldingFoaled in 2014

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
KEEPER (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
1997NuwirahPleasant ColonyHis Majesty
  Secretarial QueenSecretariat
DamFaltaatMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
MERINDA (NZ) EpitomeSumming
2007JuneeBakharoffThe Minstrel
  WestendCopenhagen II

KEEPER (AUS) (Bay 1997-Stud 2002). 7 wins to 1600m, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1. Leading NZ Sire by Winners twice. Sire of 716 rnrs, 465 wnrs, 35 SW, inc. Keep the Peace (New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1), Midnight Oil, Insouciant, Keepa Cruisin, Linky Dink, Miss Keepsake, Platinum Princess, Sponge Bob - Hello Daddy (H.K.), Sworn to Secrecy, Keep the Passion, Sender - Marksman (Mac.), Keepin' the Dream, Deane Martin, Artic Wolf - Furious Pegasus (H.K.), etc.


1st dam

MERINDA, by Faltaat. Winner at 1400m, 2d Marton JC Nufarm H. Dam of one named foal-

Detentore (g. by Keeper). 3 wins. See below.


2nd dam

JUNEE, by Bakharoff. Placed in NZ. Half-sister to VALLEY OF CAROME, BEXLEY. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Moree. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d Manawatu RC Owners & Trainers Association H., Marton JC Nufarm H.

Merinda. Winner. See above.

Bagarre. Winner at 1200m in NZ.

Kris Miss. Winner at 1300m in NZ.

Huntley Lass. Unraced. Dam of-

Ejimeric Te Specso. Winner at 1400m, HKJC Middle H.


3rd dam

WESTEND, by Copenhagen II. 4 wins to 1400m in NZ. Three-quarter-sister to James Arthur, half-sister to GLOBETROTTER, DAISY (dam of KEY DANCER). Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

VALLEY OF CAROME (Avon Valley). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$186,320, WATC Railway S., Gr.1, VATC Gwyn Nursery H., WATC Narbethong Welter H., Faulkner Park Graduation S., 2d WATC Lee Steere S., Gr.2, VRC Byron Moore S., L. Sire.

BEXLEY (Honor Grades). 7 wins from 1400m to 2050m, NZ$103,200, ARC Deutz Marlborough Cuvee S., Gr.3, Genesis Star Belle Classic, Manawatu RC Summer Cup, WRC Nees Mitre 10 Home & Trade H., 4th ARC The Oaks Stud Classic, Gr.1. Producer.

Tottenham. Winner at 1200m, 2d WRC Alicetown H. Dam of-

Hide the Halo (Hideyoshi). 7 wins from 1200m to 1650m, A$179,729, WATC Tania H., Fremantle Dockers H., La Belle Russe H., Cunderin H., Queen of Pop H., BMW 7 S., 2d WATC Tania H., Hortex Ultimate H., Queen of Pop H., Ice Wing H.-twice, Winter Championship Heat Five H., Joy of the Jungle H., 3d WATC Starstruck Premium Classic, L, 4th WATC RS Crawford S., L. Producer.

Fleet Dreams (Kaapstad). 3 wins to 1500m, WATC South Beach H., 2d WATC SouthWest Autumn Carnival H., 3d WATC Gimcrack S., L, West Australian Newspaper H., City Beach H., Timespool H.

Spurs. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, WRC Tommy Harrigan Improvers H., 2d Hawkes Bay CJ Pask Kemblefield Wineries H. Dam of-

KEW (Casual Lies). 5 wins from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$125,052, Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, WRC Luskin Park Stud H., Hawkes Bay Chianti H., 2d ARC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Gasmate S., Gr.2, 3d WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, Manawatu Breeders' S., L, 4th WRC Thompson H., Gr.3. Dam of-

Say Geronimo (Mastercraftsman). Winner at 2, A$130,325, 2d WATC Aquanita S., L, Lex Piper S., L, Melvista S., L, Jimmy Wong's H., 3d Western Australian Guineas, Gr.2, WATC Westspeed Nominations 2YO H., Super Saturday H.

Palatine (Shinko King). 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m, ARC Cambridge Stud H., 2d VRC Bob Hoysted H., L, ARC Auckland Co-Op Taxis H., SAJC McMahon Services H., WRC ZM H., 3d ARC TV2 The Apprentice Challenge H.


4th dam

HAVERING, by Messmate. 5 wins at 6f, 1m, WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, Burnham Water H., 2d ARC Newmarket H., L, WRC Wadestown H., 4th WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.2. Half-sister to Blue Nile, James Arthur. Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

GLOBETROTTER (Balmerino). 10 wins from 1400m to 2500m, NZ$26,550, A$181,080, VRC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.2, SAJC OJ Smith Challenge S., L, VRC Trafalgar Welter H., Kentucky Fried P.H., 2d SAJC Port Adelaide Cup, Gr.3, VRC Chester Manifold S., L, 3d VATC Elders Mile H., Gr.1, TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.2, Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, VRC Rupert Steele S., L. Sire.

DAISY (Rangong). 11 wins at 2000m, 2200m, NZ$89,127, A$6,000, WRC President's H., L, Pahiatua WFA S., L, 2d Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2, 3d Auckland Cup, Gr.1. Dam of-

KEY DANCER (Danzatore). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2400m, A$470,610, WATC Australian Derby, Gr.1, AJC Apollo S., Gr.2, Pinjarra RC Millionaire Sires' S., Gr.3, AJC Empire Link H., STC AWA Sydney to Hobart H., 2d VRC Criterion H., L, STC Newbury H., 4th AJC Hobartville S., Gr.2. Sire.

Dance for Joy. Unplaced. Dam of-

HO HO (Kinjite). 6 wins from 1400m to 2400m, HK$4,789,170, HKJC Sha Tin Futurity Trophy, L, Queen Mother's Cup, L.

TIVOLI DANCER (Pins). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1250m, A$110,400, STC Millie Fox S., L, Waco & Bay of Plenty Steeplejacks P/L H. Producer.


Race Record: 16 Starts 3-1-0 NZ$28,750, A$11,750.

3 wins to 1550m in NZ.