Royal Opera

Royal Opera

Sire: Choisir

Dam: Lady Antoinette

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Sep 8th, 2014

Country: Australia

Silks: Red And White Quarters, White Cap

Trainer's Name: Craig Widdison


E H Swieboda, Mrs J S Swieboda, Miss D L McDonald, M Wood, Mrs J Wood, B F Hack, S W Fraser, E Butterworth, M L Boehm, M W Dowling, J Merkel, R Gray, Ms A L Baker, Boys From The Border (Mgr: G K Edgar)

Career Record: 6-0-1-2

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Bay fillyFoaled in 2014

SireDanehill DancerDanehillDanzig
CHOISIR (AUS) Mira AdondeSharpen Up
1999Great SelectionLunchtimeSilly Season
  Pensive MoodBiscay
DamZenno Rob RoySunday SilenceHalo
LADY ANTOINETTE (AUS) Roamin RachelMining

CHOISIR (AUS) (Chestnut 1999-Stud 2003). 7 wins-3 at 2, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire of 1631 rnrs, 1050 wnrs, 89 SW, inc. Olympic Glory (Longchamp Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere, Gr.1), Starspangledbanner, The Mission, Obviously, Sacred Choice, Historian, Choice Bro, The Last Lion, Japonisme, Divine Prophet, Kushadasi, Sir Moments, Dreamscape, Hurried Choice, Glory Awaits, Secret Weapon, Celtic Dancer, Stimulation, Rajasinghe, Chandlery, etc.


1st dam

LADY ANTOINETTE, by Zenno Rob Roy. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of two named foals, one to race.


2nd dam

OPERA, by Archway. 4 wins from 1000m to 1600m in Aust. Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

Weight in Gold. 3 wins from 1200m to 1800m, Singapore TC Emirates Toronto S., Class 5 H.-twice, 2d Singapore TC Class 4 H.-twice, Class 5 H., 3d Singapore TC Istanbul S., Ascot Racecourse Trophy, Class 5 H.-twice.

Titian Star. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Aust.

I Write the Songs. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Lady Antoinette. Winner. See above.

History Suggests. Winner at 2000m in Aust.

The Arias. Winner at 1200m in Aust.


3rd dam

MATAZZ, by Namnan. Placed in Aust. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

Big Matt. 7 wins to 1500m, A$80,200, STC Grey Stars H., Magic Millions Trophy, 2d STC Home Hardware H.

Just Andre. 6 wins to 1550m, STC Fairfax Printers H.

Birdland Jazz. 2 wins at 2, VRC Rowland Gardner Merchants H., 2d MVRC Gold Bake Pies 2YO H., VATC Ken Hilton 2YO H., 3d MVRC Brent Thomson H.

Opera. 4 wins. See above.

Mazzerati. 3 wins to 1500m in Aust.


4th dam

ALL SILVER, by Regal Light. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1250m to 1600m, MVRC Marlboro 25's Special Mild H., Mumtaz Mahal H., VATC Holmesglen H. Half-sister to HERALDING, OPPOSITION. Dam of 3 named foals, all raced, inc:-

Poirot. 6 wins from 1400m to 2050m in Aust.


5th dam

BIRDLAND, by Jambo. Unraced. Dam of 8 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

HERALDING (Tudor Warning). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 7f, VATC Invitation S., Gr.2, AJC Rosebery H., MVRC Dunalister H., PARC Benson S., AJC Rous Encourage H., 3d MVRC William Reid S., Gr.2. Dam of-

Count Rosa. 3 wins from 1250m to 2050m, MVRC Healesville H., 2d MVRC Happy Valley H., VATC Lillimur H., 3d MVRC Deep Creek H.

King Rosa. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, VATC Gardenvale H., VRC Morrison H., 3d VATC Chadstone H., Warriston H.

Bold Herald. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Dam of-

Bold Mystique. Raced once. Dam of-

El Qahira Magic. 6 wins to 1550m, MVRC Functions & Events H. Dam of-

Charmed Lady (Jugah). 7 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$218,075, MRC Grace Darling H., Poitrina H., MVRC Night Racing Christmas Parties H., VRC Dover H., 2d MRC Robert Hunter H., Hussonet H., Surdex Steel H., 3d MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2, Mornington RC Peninsula Cup, VRC Dover P. Producer.

Royal Welcome. Winner at 1200m, 3d MVRC Arundel H., VATC Turf Club H. Dam of-

Ilustrisima. Winner at 2 in Aust. Dam of-

IN SQUARE (Jackson Square). 6 wins to 1450m, A$86,910, VRC WJT Clarke S., L, SAJC Cheltenham Function Centre H., VATC Heywood H., 2d MVRC Kinross 2YO H., 3d QTC Function & Catering Welter H.

OPPOSITION (Approval). 7 wins-4 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m, VATC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, VRC Blamey S., Gr.2, Batman S., L, VATC La Trobe S., VRC Ferndale H., 2d VATC St George S., Gr.2, CF Orr S., Gr.2, 3d VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, 4th Geelong RC Derby Trial S., L. Sire.

All Silver. 7 wins. See above.

Mengambil. 5 wins from 1100m to 1950m, BATC Improvers' H.

Viking Lass. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

Magic Tower (Supernatural). 12 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1900m, VATC Salisbury Welter H., AJC Brunswick H., Qld Tatt's RC 2YO H., 3d VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2, Maribyrnong Trial S., L. Sire.

Tudor Bend. 11 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, VATC Gwyn Nursery.

Kellina Lass. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

Kellina's Baby. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

THE LANZ (Bletchencore). 9 wins to 1200m, A$225,650, VRC Kensington S., L, 2d MRC JRA Doveton S., L, MVRC CFMEU James Galloway P.H., Stag Shopfitting Welter H., VRC Maidstone H., 3d VRC Maidstone H.


Race Record:

Raced once.