Sire: Rothesay

Colour: Bay

Dam: Paris Return

Sex: Mare

Age: 11

Foaled: Oct 19, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Olive, White Circle, Hooped Cap

Owners: T R Black, Ms K E Haines, A B Macpherson, Ms K Hammond & J A Jessup

91: 10 - 7 - 6
Wins: 11.0%
Place: 14.3%




Bay mareFoaled in 2012

SireFastnet RockDanehillDanzig
ROTHESAY (AUS) Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy
2006SchiaparelliWoodmanMr. Prospector
  Canny LassBletchingly
PARIS RETURN (USA) Ride the TrailsPrince John
2003Marseille ExpressCaerleonNijinsky
  Sweet Soul DreamConquistador Cielo

ROTHESAY (AUS) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 4 wins-1 at 2, Queensland Guineas, Gr.2. Sire of 191 rnrs, 107 wnrs, inc. SW Too Good to Refuse (BRC Keith Noud H., L), SP Havasay, In His Stride and of Bring it Home Pop, Beloso, Kit de Luca, Prioritise, Jacksay - Fionesay (H.K.), Oberland, Shadow Lawn, Shotacross the Bow, Heart of Australia, Invicta, Iron Craft, Lauderdale, Natural Black, Pelorus Jack, Raja Ampat, Sicario, St Hilary, Venetian Beauty, etc.


1st dam

PARIS RETURN, by Cozzene. 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1500m to 2050m, Louisiana Downs Lady Luck S., L, MVRC Night Patrol H., 3d STC Nepean Engineering H., WN Bull Funeral Director's H., Deans Barnier Fox Auction H. Half-sister to Tycoon Doby. Dam of five named foals, all raced, four winners, inc:-

Fantome Gris (f. by Sebring). 2 wins at 1400m, 1500m, MRC Mistable H., 3d MRC Swettenham Stud Dash for Cash P., Yellowglen P., 4th VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2.

Zaveena (f. by Nadeem). 5 wins from 1700m to 2100m, A$105,835, to 2016-17, 3d ATC Central Coast H.

Oceanographer (g. by Choisir). 3 wins at 2000m, 2100m, 3d MVRC Fujitsu H.

Reigning in Paris (f. by Rothesay). 4 wins. See below.


2nd dam

Marseille Express, by Caerleon. Placed at 2 & 3 in Ireland and U.S.A, 3d Leopardstown Silver Flash S., L. Half-sister to Sugino Top Gun. Dam of 9 foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

PARIS RETURN (Cozzene). 3 wins. See above.

Tycoon Doby (Cherokee Run). 5 wins from 7½f to 8½f, US$206,690, Hollywood Park Allowance, 2d Del Mar Oceanside S., L, 3d Hollywood Park Cinema H., Gr.3.

Boxeur des Rues. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f in GB and U.S.A, 4th Del Mar Pirate's Bounty S., L.

Primera Mano. Winner at 2 in 2017 in Sweden.


3rd dam

Sweet Soul Dream, by Conquistador Cielo. Placed in GB and Italy, 3d Rome Premio Alessandro Perrone, L. Half-sister to COMMITTED (dam of PHARMA, HAP, COMMITTED DANCER), CHRISTIANA HUNDRED, WOOING (dam of STAGE AFFAIR), Gossiping (dam of MUSICALE), Moss (dam of DOVER DERE). Dam of 8 foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Sugino Top Gun (Capote). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 89,628,000¥, Niigata Dainichidake Tokubetsu, 2d Nakayama Onjuju Tokubetsu, Tokyo Haruna Sho, 3d Nakayama Crystal Cup, L, Tokyo Takanosuyama Tokubetsu.

Marseille Express (Caerleon). Placed. See above.


4th dam

MINSTINGUETTE, by Boldnesian. Raced once. Half-sister to MISS TOSHIBA (dam of NORTHEASTERN), OGIREMA (dam of CAMARADO), Double Warrant, Harbor Point, Gomesa (dam of GYRO LITE), Confection (dam of LIMITED ADDITION). Dam of 14 foals, 12 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

COMMITTED (Hagley). Top of The 1984 European 4YO+ Classification (1000m - 1200m). Champion Older Mare in France & Ireland in 1985. 17 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, £180,517, 798,300fr., US$23,540, Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1-twice, York William Hill Sprint Championship S., Gr.1, Leopardstown Ballyogan S., Gr.3, Royal Ascot Cork & Orrery S., Gr.3, Hollywood Park Matching H., L, Phoenix Park Swordlestown Stud S., L, Flying Five S., L, Orchardstown Stud S., L-twice, 2d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Maurice de Gheest, Gr.2, Curragh Greenlands S., Gr.3, 3d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1, Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.2. Dam of-

PHARMA (Theatrical). 7 wins from 1m to 9f, US$387,659, Santa Anita Santa Ana H., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Wilshire H., Gr.2, Keeneland Valley View S., L, Hollywood Park Allowance, Santa Anita Allowance-twice, 2d Del Mar San Clemente H., L, 3d Del Mar Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

Allencat. Unraced. Dam of-

MISS FROST (Curlin). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, US$247,259, Saratoga Riskaverse S., L, 3d Saratoga PG Johnson S., L.

HAP (Theatrical). 10 wins from 1m to 9f, US$1,329,210, Keeneland Turf Mile S., Gr.2, Pimlico Dixie S., Gr.2, Saratoga Fourstardave H., Gr.2, Bernard Baruch H., Gr.2-twice, Rockingham New Hampshire Sweepstakes H., Gr.3, 2d Arlington Million S., Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Steinlen H., L, 3d Churchill Downs Turf Classic S., Gr.1. Sire.

COMMITTED DANCER (Nijinsky). 6 wins from 1m to 1¼m, Fairyhouse Platinum S., L, Tralee Ruby S., L.

Belva. Unraced. Dam of-

ENGLISH CHANNEL (Smart Strike). Champion Turf Horse in USA in 2007. 13 wins-1 at 2-from 8½f to 1½m, US$5,319,028, Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1, Belmont Joe Hirsch Turf Classic S., Gr.1-twice, Churchill Downs Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Monmouth United Nations S., Gr.1-twice, Colonial Downs Virginia Derby, Gr.3, Colonial Turf Cup, L, Gulfstream Park Canadian Turf H., L, 2d Arlington Park Secretariat S., Gr.1, Belmont Joe Hirsch Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Manhattan H., Gr.1, Saratoga Sword Dancer Invitational S., Gr.1, 3d Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1. Sire.

Lura. Raced once. Dam of-

LUCIDA (Shamardal). 2 wins at 2, £205,197, €113,900, Newmarket Rockfel S., Gr.2, 2d The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.1, Debutante S., Gr.2, 3d Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Curragh Pretty Polly S., Gr.1, 4th Curragh Ridgewood Pearl S., Gr.2.

CHRISTIANA HUNDRED (Hagley). 11 wins-2 at 2-from 1m to 9f, US$204,939, Belmont To Market S., L, 4th Aqueduct Pilgrim S., Gr.3.

WOOING (Stage Door Johnny). 3 wins from 8¼f to 9f, Delaware Park New Castle H., L, 2d Saratoga Diana H., Gr.2. Dam of-

STAGE AFFAIR (Theatrical). 11 wins-1 at 2-from 8½f to 17f, £75,752, €79,689, Leopardstown Trigo S., L, 2d Curragh Tattersalls Gold Cup, Gr.2.

Committal. 2 wins at 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

STEP BY STEP (Mountain Cat). 17 wins from 1200m to 2200m in Turkey, Ankara Fevzi Çakmak, L, 2d Ankara Savunma Sanayii, L.

Sweet Soul Dream (Conquistador Cielo). Placed. See above.

Gossiping. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

MUSICALE (The Minstrel). Second top filly on The 1991 European 2YO Classification. 6 wins-5 at 2-at 6f, 7f, Goodwood Prestige S., Gr.3, Newbury Fred Darling S., Gr.3, Newmarket Cherry Hinton S., Gr.3, Rockfel S., Gr.3.Unbeaten at 2. Producer.

Wild Rumour. Winner at 2, Newbury HMV UK 2YO Fillies S. Dam of-

Sadler's Charm. Unplaced. Dam of-

CHARMING VIXEN (Bernstein). Winner at 2, Turfway Park Kentucky Cup Juvenile Fillies S., L.

Wondrous Story. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

BRONTERRE (Oasis Dream). 2 wins at 2, Goodwood Stardom S., L, 3d Newbury Greenham S., Gr.3.

Moss. Raced once. Dam of-

DOVER DERE (Cherokee Run). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1m to 9f, US$376,955, Fairplex Pomona Derby, L, 2d Hollywood Park Swaps S., Gr.2.

Committed Miss. Raced twice. Dam of-

Adonara. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 7f in U.S.A. Dam of-

RETRIBUTION (Rob 'n Gin). 6 wins from 1m to 9f, US$325,006, Aqueduct New York Stallion Cormorant S., L, Belmont Ashley T Cole H., L.


Race Record: 28 Starts 4-3-3 A$75,503.

4 wins from 1600m to 2000m, A$75,503, to 2017-18 in Aust.