Sire: Gallant Guru

Colour: Bay

Dam: Irish Jig

Sex: Gelding

Age: 9

Foaled: Nov 15, 2011

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Green, Silver Triangle

Career:
43: 4 - 1 - 3
Wins: 9.3%
Place: 9.3%
Prizemoney:$121,776.00

 

 METTLESOME (NZ)

 

Bay geldingFoaled in 2011

SireMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
GALLANT GURU (AUS) FloripedesTop Ville
2002Proud HaloDon't Say HaloHalo
  BelubulaFolkestone
DamO'ReillyLast TycoonTry My Best
IRISH JIG (NZ) CourtzaPompeii Court
2004ReputedlyQuest for FameRainbow Quest
  You DreamerDancing Czar

GALLANT GURU (AUS) (Bay 2002-Stud 2007). 8 wins from 1600m to 2500m, MRC Sandown Classic, Gr.2. Sire of 155 rnrs, 87 wnrs, inc. SW Tommy Tucker (CJC Canterbury Gold Cup, Gr.3), Coulee, Include, Patrick Erin, Ortem Fire, SP Gallant Ruby, Bourbon Goldman, Valiant, Grey Guru and of Doctor Care, Gallant Boy, Somethings Burning, Blue 'n' Gold, Waylay, Willow, Gallant Defender, Rumpelstiltskin, Taniwha, The Man, Gallant Dan, Heroic Guru, Jackfrost, etc.

 

1st dam

IRISH JIG, by O'Reilly. Winner at 1600m, 3d CJC The Star H. Half-sister to STICKPIN. Dam of one named foal, one to race-

Mettlesome (g. by Gallant Guru). See below.

 

2nd dam

REPUTEDLY, by Quest for Fame. Unraced. Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

STICKPIN (Pins). 8 wins to 1500m, A$501,250, MRC Victoria H., Gr.3, VRC Chester Manifold S., L, MRC Surdex Steel H., Moorabbin Timber H., Bendigo JC Rural Finance Corporation H., MRC Kenvain H., Mr Illusion H., 2d MRC Sir Rupert Clarke S., Gr.1, Christmas S., L, JRA WJ Adams S., L, Grand Cidium H., Rokk Ebony H., MVRC Gillies Famous Pies 2YO H., 3d VRC AAMI Travel Insurance S., Gr.3, MRC Moonga S., Gr.3, John Dillon S., L, MVRC Damien Oliver H., 4th MRC Bletchingly S., Gr.3.

Genuine Spin. 3 wins at 1600m, 2000m, A$145,180, VRC Bruce Gadsden H., MVRC Alternate Railway H., 2d MRC Bib Stillwell H., MVRC Melbourne Neonatal Network H., 3d MVRC Quest H.

The Bandito. Winner at 1200m in 2015-16, 2d WRC Vernon & Vazey Truck Part H., 3d WRC P & R H., Hiremaster H., Shoe Clinic H.

Irish Jig. Winner. See above.

D'Artagnan. 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC Kranji D S., 2d Singapore TC Kranji D S.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Kranji D S.

Tulla Express. 3 wins at 1100m, 1400m in Aust.

Really Reputable. Unraced. Dam of-

Morse Code. 5 wins at 1200m, 1300m to 2016-17, Hawkes Bay City of Hastings Cup, Otaki Maori RC Vets on Riverbank H., 2d Hawkes Bay Horse of Year H., Manawatu RC Pohangina Cup, Waikato RC Team Wealleans H.

 

3rd dam

YOU DREAMER, by Dancing Czar. 3 wins at 6f, 7f, Mountaineer Park West Virginia Dept of Tourism Breeders Classic. Sister to Bold Dreamer, half-sister to MASTER DREAMER, IN DEFIANCE, REBELLIOUS DREAMER. Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Ya Dreamin Jonesy. 10 wins from 1950m to 2600m, NZ$139,459, to 2015-16, Otago RC Cromwell Cup, Queenstown Cup, Southland RC Coupland's Crystals H., Invercargill Gold Cup, CJC NRM H., Otago RC Betty's Liquor Store H., 2d Southland RC Invercargill Cup, 3d Otago Cup, Marlborough Cup, Otago RC Cromwell Cup.

Beacon Hill. 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m, CJC New Zealand Motor Trade Association H.

Film. Winner at 1400m, AJC Cetigne H. Producer.

 

4th dam

DEFIANT DREAMER, by Assert. Unraced. Half-sister to MANE MINISTER. Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, all winners, inc:-

MASTER DREAMER (Master Willie). 10 wins from 1m to 1½m, US$298,466, Laurel Turf Cup, Gr.3, Garden State Camden H., L, Pimlico Riggs H., L, 2d Monmouth Longfellow H., Gr.3, Atlantic City Kelly-Olympic H., L, Delaware Park Caesar Rodney S., L, 3d Atlantic City Anthony Imbesi H., L, Pimlico Riggs H., L, Bald Eagle S., L, Atlantic City Anthony Imbesi H., 4th Monmouth Longfellow H., Gr.3, Pimlico Bald Eagle S., L.

REBELLIOUS DREAMER (My Boy Adam). 10 wins from 7f to 9f, US$407,918, Charles Town West Virginia Breeders' Classic S., L, Robert R Hilton Memorial S., L-twice, Jefferson County S., L, Blue & Grey S., L, Frank Gall Memorial H., L, 2d Charles Town Born To Run H., L, Millard Harrell S., L, St Patrick's Day S., L, West Virginia Breeders Classic S., L, Robert R Hilton Memorial S., L, 3d Charles Town Robert G Leavitt Memorial H., L, Batter Up H., L, HBPA Jefferson County S., L, West Virginia Breeders Classic S., L, Jefferson County S., L, West Virginia Futurity, 4th Charles Town Robert R Hilton Memorial S., L, Strike the Gold H., L.

IN DEFIANCE (My Boy Adam). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 6½f to 8½f, Charles Town Ruth C Funkhouser S., L, West Virginia Division Of Tourism Breeders Classic, L, 3d Charles Town West Virginia Futurity.

Bold Dreamer (Dancing Czar). 6 wins from 6½f to 8½f, 3d Charles Town Frank Gall Memorial H., L, 4th Charles Town West Virginia Breeders' Classic S., L.

Sweet Edith. 2 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

Tap Tap Tap. 3 wins at 7½f, 1m in U.S.A. Dam of-

PACAR (Fast Play). 11 wins from 7½f to 8½f, US$247,439, Remington Park Red Earth S., L, 3d Remington Park Red Earth S., L, 4th Remington Park Oklahoma Classics Classic S., L.

 

Race Record: 17 Starts 0-0-1 NZ$2,375, S$2,700.

Placed in 2015-16 in NZ.