Sire: Nom du Jeu

Colour: Grey

Dam: Tibouchina

Sex: Gelding

Age: 6

Foaled: Oct 02, 2016

Country: New Zealand

Owners: G B Morton, Mrs L A Morton, J P Morton, G M Morton, P R P Bell, G N Watterston, S L Jimmieson, A R Waller, M Moeliker, S D Armstrong, We Speak Jive (Mgr: L Condie) & Kendrick Racing (Mgr: S W Kendrick)

Career:
37: 5 - 7 - 8
Wins: 13.5%
Place: 40.5%
Prizemoney:$127,157.00

 

 CHECKERS (NZ)

 

Grey GeldingFoaled in 2016

SireMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
NOM DU JEU (NZ) FloripedesTop Ville
2004Prized GemPrizedKris S
  Vaguely AttentiveNoble Bijou
DamExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
TIBOUCHINA (AUS) PatronaLomond
2006SwinburnSir TristramSir Ivor
  SwiftsyndSwift Gun

NOM DU JEU (NZ) (Brown 2004-Stud 2010). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, Australian Derby, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Jeu de Cartes. Sire of 156 rnrs, 78 wnrs, inc. SW True Enough (ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1), Ted - Ping Hai Star (H.K.), Alcaldesa, Liapari, SP Nomen Ludi, Athena and of Mont Ventoux, Luke, Lupelani, Master Fin, Bee Tee Junior, Soldiers, Junior, Rodolfo, Top Me Up Again, Wanderin Over, Cape du Jeu, Magnanimous Man, Arraignment, etc.

 

1st dam

TIBOUCHINA, by Exceed and Excel. Placed at 3 in NZ. Half-sister to Swentre (dam of LEEDS). Dam of three named foals, two to race, both winners, inc:-

Scrabble (g. by Nom du Jeu). 11 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$350, A$185,100, to 2019-20, 2d BRC Hillross Montefiore & Co P., AICLA & WII H., 3d BRC Driver Recruitment P., SCTC GR Fleet Services H.

Checkers (g. by Nom du Jeu). Winner. See below.

 

2nd dam

SWINBURN, by Sir Tristram. Placed, 2d SAJC Chicago H. Sister to Trisynd (dam of MY CHICHARITA), half-sister to LE ZAGALETTA, Sweet Lady (dam of SWEET LEADER). Dam of 6 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Local Talent. 2 wins at 1350m, 1400m in Aust. and Macau, BTC Hidden Dragons' at Magic Millions H., 2d QTC Sheer Kingston P.

Dropped. Winner at 1300m, SAJC James Boag's Premium H.

Swentre. Unraced. Dam of-

LEEDS (I Am Invincible). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1650m, NZ$113,150, Wanganui JC Castletown S., L, Waikato RC Garrard's Horse & Hound H., 2d Manawatu RC Winstone Wallboards H., Waikato RC Gallagher H., Marton JC Rural Fuel S., Wanganui JC Dave Hoskin Carriers H., 3d Waikato RC Rob May Builders H., Wanganui JC Steelformers H.

 

3rd dam

SWIFTSYND, by Swift Gun. 9 wins to 1400m, A$239,675, VRC Great Western H., Gr.3, AJC Christmas Welter H., Tarien H., BATC Star Affair H., QTC Deep Spring H., W Glasson H., 2d STC Orlando Wines Classic, Gr.1, BATC Summer S., L, VATC Tristarc S., L, 3d VRC Honda S.H., Gr.1, AJC Stepmother is an Alien Welter H., STC Swan Premium H. Half-sister to SPOT THE ROCK, CANDY ROCK. Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

LE ZAGALETTA (Last Tycoon). 14 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$1,317,735, MVRC Waterford Crystal Mile H., Gr.2, MRC Memsie S., Gr.2, VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, MRC Bletchingly S., Gr.3, AJC Carbine Club S., L, VATC Mercedes-Benz S., L, STC Royal Parma S., L, Mornington RC Hareeba S., L, VRC Rose Society of Victoria H., MVRC Gold Bake Pies 2YO H., VRC Winter Championship Heat 4, MVRC Lifesavers H., 2d VATC Toorak H., Gr.1, VRC Craiglee S., Gr.2, MVRC John F Feehan S., Gr.2, Waterford Crystal Mile H., Gr.2-twice, MRC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, VATC Sandown S., Gr.3, VRC Winter Championship H., L, Aurie's Star H., 3d MVRC John F Feehan S., Gr.2, Norman Carlyon S., Gr.2-twice, MRC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, Bletchingly S., Gr.3, VRC Federation Cup, VATC Robert Hunter H., MRC City Chrysler Jeep H., Mornington RC RM Ansett Classic S., VRC Aurie's Star H., 4th VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, Craiglee S., Gr.2, VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, MVRC Norman Carlyon S., Gr.2, JRA Cup, L, STC Darby Munro S., L.

Swishes. Winner at 1300m, AJC Staging H., 2d AJC Panasonic DVD Camcorder H., STC Winning Edge Presentations H. Dam of-

Demonstrate (New Approach). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$566,200, to 2020-21, VRC Lavazza Prontissimo H., Melbourne Cup Carnival on Sale H., MVRC 1print H., Ladbrokes 55 Sec Challenge H., 2d VRC Hilton Hotels & Resorts S., L, Better Beyond P., MVRC Silver Thomas Hanley 2YO H., MRC Ladbrokes Mega Margin H., MVRC Ascend Trophies Premium P., 3d SAJC Euclase S., Gr.2, MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, MVRC Red Anchor S., Gr.3, 4th MRC Vain S., Gr.3, Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), L.

Trisynd. Winner at 2150m, QTC General Command H. Dam of-

MY CHICHARITA (Towkay). 3 wins from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$105,775, A$6,920, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, Dunstan Feeds Championship Mile H., 3d BOP RC John Warren Insurance 3YO H., 4th New Zealand Derby, Gr.1. Producer.

Dancing Sheila. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m in South Africa. Dam of-

Foxtrot Baby. 4 wins from 1300m to 1900m, R267,260, 2d Scottsville Duma Manzi Eco Lodge H. Dam of-

RUN RED (Twice Over). 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, R385,650, Kenilworth Jet Master S., L, Durbanville Interbet.co.za H., 2d Kenilworth Supabets H., Tab Telebet Graduation P., 3d Fairview East Cape Derby, L, 4th Fairview Algoa Cup, L, Greyville Darley Arabian H., L.

Sweet Lady. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of-

SWEET LEADER (O'Reilly). 3 wins to 1400m, Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3, 3d Cambridge JC Cambridge Equine Hospital 2YO H.

 

Race Record: 13 Starts 1-3-2 NZ$21,100.

Winner at 2, 3d Te Aroha JC Parkmate.co.nz 3YO S., 4th ARC Champagne S., L, Wanganui Guineas, L.

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