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Sire: Congrats

Colour: Brown

Dam: Contrast

Sex: Gelding

Age: 11

Foaled: Oct 10, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Pink, Purple Sash And Cap

Owners: Mrs L A Keys, R T Deuis, J W Deuis, M P Deuis C Louras, Mrs V Louras, S Louras, Mrs S Louras, G Skiadas, J Skiadas, C J Keys & First Drop (Mgr: V Hallett)

15: 2 - 0 - 1
Wins: 13.3%
Place: 6.7%




Brown geldingFoaled in 2012

SireA.P. IndySeattle SlewBold Reasoning
CONGRATS (USA) Weekend SurpriseSecretariat
2000PraiseMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
  Wild ApplauseNorthern Dancer
DamQuest for FameRainbow QuestBlushing Groom
CONTRAST (AUS) AryenneGreen Dancer
2001Cerise 'n' BlackZephyr BayBiscay
  Pink and BrownBlue and Gold

CONGRATS (USA) (Bay 2000-Stud U.S.A. 2007, Aust. 2011). 7 wins-1 at 2, Santa Anita San Pasqual H., Gr.2. Sire of 520 rnrs, 329 wnrs, 24 SW, inc. Turbulent Descent (Hollywood Starlet S., Gr.1), Emma's Encore, Wickedly Perfect, Forever Darling, Venus Valentine, Polar River, Jacaranda, Haveyougoneaway, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc SP Commiserate and of Forty Four Red, Royal Applause, Sir Charleston, Wide Acclaim, Contralto, One From Many, And Jubilations, Dark Ensign, etc.


1st dam

CONTRAST, by Quest for Fame. 4 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$118,950, AJC Larch H., STC Bamford Associate Lawyers H., 2d AJC Canon Colours of Christmas H., STC Mounties Group P., Lynch Flowers H., 3d AJC Michael Foulkes H. Half-sister to HOT RIFF, Barberousse. Dam of six named foals, four to race, two winners, inc:-

Plaisance (f. by Commands). 3 wins to 1300m, STC La Boheme H., 2d ATC Grand Pavilion H., 3d ATC Carlton Mid H., STC Canterbury BMW X5 H.

Vertical Hold (f. by Authorized). 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m to 2015-16 in Aust.

Opposites (f. by Ad Valorem). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

CERISE 'N' BLACK, by Zephyr Bay. 7 wins to 1300m, A$109,085, AJC Peter Lawson H., VATC Hyderabad Race Club H., Florence H., AJC RRSC Fashion H., STC Petersham H., 2d AJC Rosedale Ridge H., STC Lidcombe H., 3d AJC Briell Marketing H., 4th SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3. Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, all winners-

HOT RIFF (Palace Music). 6 wins to 1400m, A$253,820, STC Birthday Card H., L, Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, L, VATC KP & DC Machinery H., AJC Geoff Gerard H., Matador Bullbars H., VATC George Woodforde H., 2d STC Young Members H., Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL Club H., Parramatta Leagues Club Flying Welter H., 3d AJC Sapphire S., Gr.3, BTC Glenlogan Park S., L. Dam of-

Classic Guitar. 3 wins at 1300m, 1400m, AJC Randwick Betting Auditorium H., 3d STC TLE Castle Hill & Hager Bar & Restaurant H.

White Room. 2 wins at 1400m, 1450m, 2d STC Tooheys New H., 3d STC Wolf Blass 2YO H.

Ostinato. 3 wins from 1400m to 1600m to 2015-16 in Aust.

Barberousse (Octagonal). 4 wins from 1300m to 1900m, A$110,900, NSW Tatt's RC Broadway H., STC Vodka Mudshake H., 2d STC Parramatta Cup, L, AJC El Alamein H., 3d AJC Citius H., STC Footy Show H., 4th STC Canterbury Cup, Gr.3, AJC Japan Racing Association P., L, STC Neville Sellwood S., L.

Contrast. 4 wins. See above.

Sharne. Winner at 1300m, QTC Mt Olivet P. Dam of-

Street Bandit. 4 wins at 1650m, 2200m, A$188,125, in 2015-16, WATC Club Membership H., Perth Racing Membership H., Westspeed Stayers' Bonus H., Go Eagles Go H., 2d WATC Budget Rent a Car 2YO P., Westspeed H., Westspeed Nominations H., Budget 4WD H., Tabtouch Your Industry Your TAB H., PR Ultimate Sports Day Every Saturday H., Bert Hammond H., Danmar Homes H., Westspeed Stayers' Bonus H., 3d WATC Westspeed Nursery H., Luckygray Sold at Magic Millions H., Golden River Developments H., Book for AWROA Awards Night H., Perth Ice Works H., Book an Exhibition H., Think Big & Gold & Black H., Hosemasters & Alfagomma H.

Mr Hurley. Winner at 1000m, 2d ATC Big Brown at Vinery H., 3d ATC Drummond Golf H.

Murex. Winner at 1650m, BTC Nivea Visage H. Dam of-

Plan Ex (Planchet). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, HKJC Golden Years H., 2d Wanganui Guineas, L, Waikato RC H., Avondale JC Auckland 24hour Glass 2YO H., 3d ARC Mitchelson Cup, HKJC Jebsen Building Products H., Co-Tack H.

Earnest-Amigo (Mac.). Winner at 1500m in Macau, 2d STC Truscott's Toyota H., 3d STC Canterbury Park Function Centre H.

Nicotine. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Camomile. Unraced. Dam of-

Lucky Winston. 5 wins to 1500m in 2014-15 in Macau, 4th Macau 4YO Prelude, L.


3rd dam

PINK AND BROWN, by Blue and Gold. Winner at 800m in Aust. Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Glenmurray Rogue. 17 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$172,575, STC Kiandra H., First State H., Milperra RLFC H., 2d AJC Dick Hern H., Rajah H., STC Dow Corning H., BMW Australia Welter H., 3d AJC Jockey Charity Classic Welter H., STC 13 Find H., Canterbury Welter H.

Cerise 'n' Black. 7 wins. See above.

Dancerella. Unraced. Dam of-

Glamouremus (Demus). 10 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$230,905, VRC Grandiose H., Trackside Enclosure Sprint H., Red Tempo H., Geoffrey Levett H., Young Members H., MVRC City Ford H., VATC Swinburne Lilydale H., 2d VATC Christmas H., L.


Race Record: 2 Starts 0-0-0 A$575.

Raced twice.