Sire: Turffontein

Dam: Ready Charm

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Aug 6th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Navy Blue, White Cross, White And Navy Blue Seams Sleeves, Navy Blue And White Seams Cap


G Lardo, V M Lardo, D Lardo & S Hasan

Career Record: 52-5-6-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    9.6 %
  • Place
    19.2 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireJohannesburgHennessyStorm Cat
2004Spirit of GraceDr GraceSir Tristram
  News BoxBassenthwaite
DamEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
READY CHARM (AUS) Shoal CreekStar Way
2002Certain CharmSnippetsLunchtime
  Cheeky TrotGodswalk

TURFFONTEIN (AUS) (Chestnut 2004-Stud 2010). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1. Sire of 72 rnrs, 31 wnrs, inc. SW Fontiton (MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.2), Fontein Ruby, SP Turfane and of Faint Blaze, Safariann, Hunters Grace, Turf Crusher, Atomic Lokade, Solar Impulse, Turtles Nest, Day Two Miss, Orange River, Finke, Golden Tomahawk, Lordfontein, Tillation, Prince of the Turf, Rudy's Friend, Spearhead, etc.


1st dam

READY CHARM, by Encosta de Lago. Unraced. Half-sister to Fort Knox, Montfort. Dam of six named foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

Rushworth (g. by Churchill Downs). 3 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$92,670, 2d VRC Brian Beattie H., MVRC City Jeep Don't Hold Back H., 3d MRC Art Series Hotel Group H., Race-Tech Australia H.

Shoalhaven (g. by Churchill Downs). 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m in Aust.

Spearhead (g. by Turffontein). Winner. See below.

Napoli Beach (f. by Bianconi). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

CERTAIN CHARM, by Snippets. Unraced. Half-sister to DANCER'S CHOICE (dam of CATANGO, NADEN), Gambade. Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Fort Knox (Thunder Gulch). 2 wins at 1700m, 2050m, MVRC Cox Plate Week Events H., 2d MRC Orrong H., MVRC Mitsubishi Magna All Wheel Drive H., 3d VRC St Leger, Gr.3, Chubb Trophy H., Sequalo H.

Montfort (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 1000m, 1300m, 2d MRC Merson Cooper S., L, 3d MRC New Gleam H.

True Charm. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of-

Winged Charm (Hawk Wing). 3 wins to 1450m, A$223,180, VRC Riverside H., MRC Robert Smerdon H., Betfair H., 2d VRC Hilton Nicholas H., Flood Appeal H., MRC Joe Brown H., The Cove Hotel H., Sportingbet H., MVRC Tatts Group H., 3d TTC Vamos S., L, VRC Spotless H., MVRC Sportingbet Carlyon Classic, MRC D'Urban H., The Cove Hotel H.

Dollar Down. 4 wins from 1200m to 1800m, WATC Westspeed Stayers' H., 2d WATC Get Your Westspeed Nominations in Now H., 3d WATC Konica Minolta Giving Shape to Ideas H.

True Brave. 4 wins from 1300m to 1750m to 2015-16, MVRC Sportingbet P.


3rd dam

CHEEKY TROT, by Godswalk. 3 wins at 1200m, 1500m, A$111,500, WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.2, Aquanita S., L, Swanborne Graduation S., 2d WATC Champion Fillies S., Gr.2, Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Challenge S., L, Burgess Queen S., L, Pinjarra RC Oaks Trial S., L, 3d Western Australian Guineas, Gr.2, WATC Fairetha S., L, Gimcrack S., L, 4th Western Australian Derby, Gr.1. Half-sister to PERKY BEAU, Sassie Lassie (dam of VAGABOND BOY). Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

DANCER'S CHOICE (Bletchingly). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1050m, 1200m, A$344,460, SAJC National S., Gr.3, VRC Vanity S., L, SAJC Canny Lass H., 2d MVRC Veuve Clicquot S., Gr.2, SAJC Spring S., Gr.3, 3d SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, VATC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, Chirnside S., Gr.2, Kambrook Quality S., 4th VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Dam of-

NADEN (Spectrum). 7 wins to 1200m, A$266,290, VRC AR Creswick S., L, MRC Corp of Commissionaires H., SAJC Holden Rodeo H., SA Volunteers Day H., VRC Curran Chemicals H., SAJC Sports Bet Breakfast H., Redding H., 2d VRC Aurie's Star H., 3d STC Star Kingdom S., Gr.3, VRC Kensington S., L, SAJC Schweppes H., Smith & Hooper H., 4th VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1.

CATANGO (Catrail). 6 wins at 1000m, A$131,170, SAJC WH Wylie H., L, MVRC Slickpix Sprint H., SAJC Seven News H., MVRC Tawlord H., SAJC Schweppes Flying H., 3d MVRC Dreamtime Racing Tour H., VATC Copperama H., Bow Mistress H., Delina H. Producer.

Cha Cha. Unraced. Dam of-

CHADING (Marauding). 7 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$107,820, Balaklava Cup, L, SAJC Terrific H., Distinctive Homes H., 2d SAJC Gulf War H., 3d SAJC Finesse Model Agency H., 4th Murray Bridge Gold Cup, L.

Gambade (Bletchingly). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, A$145,065, WATC Olympian Welter H., Bungler H.-twice, King Phoenix H., Sweet Saga H., 2d WATC September Welter H., Corn Flakes H., Budget 4WD's H., 3d Pinjarra Cup, L, VRC Grosvenor H., MVRC Remington Bvs H., VATC Camberwell H., WATC Leica Lover H., Bobaris H., Budget Quality H., Melfort H., 4th Bunbury Cup, Gr.3, WATC Qantas Cup, L. Sire.

Not Out. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, SAJC Malaysia Airlines H., Tattersalls Heritage H., Racepage H., 2d SAJC Triscay H., Mannerism H., Eagle Super H., West End Draught H., 3d SAJC Tobin Bronze Welter H., Tobin Bronze H., VATC Ramleigh Park P., SAJC Heavenly Time H.


Race Record: 3 Starts 1-0-0 A$19,700.

Winner at 1000m in 2015-16 in Aust.