Sire: Cape Blanco

Dam: Keep Alight

Colour: Grey

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Nov 14th, 2013

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Navy Blue, White Armbands And Cap


S Hasan, B Neville, J Heatley, A & D Demetriou, G Heffernan, G McKay, J Cetraro, A Abdullah, R Marinelli, D Buzadzic, B Danagher, T Danagher, Miss C Stone & Shanzelou Syndicate (Mgr: A Murphy)





Grey geldingFoaled in 2013

SireGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
CAPE BLANCO (IRE) Urban SeaMiswaki
2007Laurel DelightPresidiumGeneral Assembly
KEEP ALIGHT (NZ) NuwirahPleasant Colony
2003Our TristalightSir TristramSir Ivor
  Tudor LightAll A'Light II

CAPE BLANCO (IRE) (Chestnut 2007-Stud 2012). 9 wins-3 at 2, Irish Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 399 rnrs, 184 wnrs, inc. SW Californiagoldrush (Belmont Sands Point S., Gr.2), Zurda, Monte Crista, Tortosa, Look Who's Talking, SP Blanco Belle, Storm Evita, O'Angel, Shekky Shebaz, Hey Mike, Isomer, The Boy Wonder, Wychmere, Spanker and of Lady Blanco, Aramoana, Ceylon, Dark Princess, Grants Pass, Guns of Leros, Lambrusco, Real Dominion, Shanzino, etc.


1st dam

KEEP ALIGHT, by Keeper. 2 wins at 1400m, 3d Avondale JC Jim & Bryan Bell Memorial H., Video Ezy Second Hand Wedding H., Waikato RC BDO Spicers H., 4th ARC Champagne S., L. Three-quarter-sister to DANSKE, half-sister to EAGLE RHYTHM. Dam of six named foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

Midnitemagicman - Little Island (H.K.) (g. by Tavistock). 3 wins at 1650m, 2100m, NZ$78,775, HK$2,128,725, to 2017-18, ARC New Zealand Herald H., HKJC Kyoto H., Dianthus H., 2d ARC Great Northern Foal S., L, Trevor Eagle Memorial S., L, HKJC Larch H., 3d ARC Champion Stakes Prelude, L, HKJC Tai Po H., Pak Sha O H., 4th New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, ARC Avondale Guineas, Gr.2.

Eastern Legend (g. by Tavistock). Winner at 1250m in 2016-17, ATC Hyland Race Colours H.

Solas (g. by One Cool Cat). 7 wins from 1600m to 2000m, NZ$15,100, A$94,325, to 2017-18 in NZ and Aust.

Bissel (g. by Cape Blanco). See below.


2nd dam

OUR TRISTALIGHT, by Sir Tristram. Top filly on The 1991-92 NZ 2YO Free H. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1150m to 2400m, NZ$63,025, A$291,450, Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, South Australian Oaks, Gr.1, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, VATC Katandra H., ARC Sylvia Juvenile H., 2d MVRC Savoir H., Qantas Holidays H., 3d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, VATC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.2. Half-sister to TUDOR SKY, DANCE ON AIR - FAREAST DELIGHT (Mac.), Imposette, Beach Beat (dam of CAPTIVE, ESS FIVE BEACHES). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

DANSKE (Danehill). Second on The 1998-99 NZ 3YO Free H. (1200m-1600m). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$162,625, A$119,460, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2, AJC TL Baillieu H., L, 2d WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, VATC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, Hawke's Bay Guineas, Gr.3, Hawkes Bay Crianza Agistment 3YO S., 3d Manawatu RC Fairdale Stud Futurity 2YO H. Sire.

EAGLE RHYTHM (Rhythm). 8 wins from 1050m to 2050m, A$306,205, MRC Victoria Gold Cup, L, Cranbourne Cup, L, MRC Selangor Turf Club H., VRC Craftsman H., SAJC Bellzevir H., 2d VRC Great Western H., Sale Cup, 3d Werribee Cup, L, MVRC Sandara H., SAJC Carbine Club H., Wolf Blass AM H.

Dane Tristalight. 2 wins at 1800m, 2100m, AJC Princesses Welcome H., Princesses Appreciated H., 2d STC Golden Slipper Tour H.

Hot Practitioner. 2 wins at 1650m, 1800m, HKJC Sau Mau Ping H., Shek Yam H., 2d HKJC Yin Kong H., 3d HKJC Yuk Sau H.

Money Mover. Winner at 2 in Aust. Dam of-

Gilded Light. Placed at 3 in NZ. Dam of-

MIDNIGHT OIL (Keeper). 4 wins from 1600m to 2400m, NZ$236,250, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Lowland S., Gr.3, WRC Paino & Robinson Lawyers H. Producer.

Mehitabel. Unraced. Dam of-

Exceed With Me (Exceed and Excel). Winner at 1250m, STC H., 2d STC Grey Gums Hotel Penrith 2YO H., 3d AJC Ming Dynasty H., L, Randwick Betting Auditorium 2YO H.


3rd dam

TUDOR LIGHT, by All A'Light II. Joint Head of The 1974-75 NZ 2YO Free H. 16 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$93,705, ARC Easter H., Gr.1, Railway H., Gr.1, Great Northern Champagne S., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3-twice, ARC Rose of Tralee S., L, Waikato RC Lady Norrie S., L, BOP RC Centennial Breeders' S., L, Rotorua RC Arawa S., L, Te Aroha JC All Aged S., L-twice, ARC Flying H., London H., Franklin RC Spring H., 2d ARC Air New Zealand S., Gr.1, Te Aroha JC Thames Valley S., Gr.3, Avondale JC Concorde H., L, Avondale S., L, Rotorua RC Arawa S., L, 3d ARC Easter H., Gr.1. Three-quarter-sister to Otalight (dam of TRAVEL LIGHT, ROMAN CANDLE), half-sister to Quaint Prince, Rey Moro. Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

OUR TRISTALIGHT (Sir Tristram). 6 wins. See above.

TUDOR SKY (Mussorgsky). Top of The 1981-82 Australasian 3YO Classification (1000m-1200m). Top filly on The 1980-81 NZ 2YO Free H. 8 wins-3 at 2-to 1200m, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.3, Taranaki RC La Mer S., L, ARC Newmarket H., Orient H., Rotorua RC Air New Zealand Flying H.-twice, 2d HBJC Gold Trail S., Gr.3, BOP RC Personalities' S., L, Levin Cup, L. Producer.

DANCE ON AIR - FAREAST DELIGHT (Mac.) (Danzatore). 9 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m in Aust. and Macau, WATC Ascot S., L, Honeydew H., Burswood Welter H., Qantas Belmont P.S., Macau Flemington H., WATC Getting Closer H., 3d WATC George Moore Quality Sprint H.

Imposette (Imposing). Winner at 2, STC Botanical Gardens H., 2d VRC Talindert H., L. Producer.

Tudor Liso. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Dam of-

Star of Tudor (Star Way). Winner at 1400m, 2d WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.3, CJC South Island 2YO S., L, Alastair Munro H., 3d CJC Candytime H. Producer.

Beach Beat. Unplaced. Dam of-

CAPTIVE (Indian Ore). Joint third top colt on The 1994-95 NZ 2YO Free H. 7 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, NZ$44,175, A$135,550, MVRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's QRIS Added 3YO S., QTC Oxford King H., Mr Consistency Welter H., 2d ARC Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3, 3d Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Matamata RC Slipper S., L.

ESS FIVE BEACHES (Zabeel). 5 wins from 1600m to 2400m, R222,900, Greyville Lonsdale Stirrup Cup, Gr.3, 3d Clairwood Premier's Gold Vase, Gr.2, 4th Greyville Gold Cup, Gr.1.

Star Tudor. Unraced. Dam of-

Tudor Etoile. 2 wins at 1700m, 2100m in Aust. Dam of-

BRIGHT LIFE (Southern Image). 6 wins from 1400m to 2000m, 415,774Rgt. in Malaysia, Penang TC Yang di Pertua Negeri Gold Cup, L, 4th Selangor TC Piala Emas Sultan Selangor, L, Perak Derby, L.


Race Record: 1 Starts 0-1-0 A$3,910.

Placed at 3 in 2016-17 in Aust.