Chestnut horseFoaled in 2006

SireNiniskiNijinskyNorthern Dancer
HERNANDO (FR) Virginia HillsTom Rolfe
1990WhakilyricMiswakiMr. Prospector
DamPeruginoDanzigNorthern Dancer
GINO'S SPIRITS (GB) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1996Rising SpiritsCure the BluesStop the Music
  Mrs McArdyTribal Chief

HERNANDO (FR) (Bay 1990-Stud GB 1996). 7 wins from 2000m to 2400m, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Johann Quatz. Sire of 572 rnrs, 400 wnrs, 45 SW, inc. Sulamani (Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1), Holding Court - Wakaad (Sau.), Casual Conquest, Gitano Hernando, Rainbow Peak, Look Here, Alianthus, Atlando, Samando, Mister Impatience, Herboriste, Arvada, Hanami, Mr Combustible, Harris Tweed, Asian Heights, etc.


1st dam

GINO'S SPIRITS, by Perugino. 9 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1m, 42,914, US$345,825, Belmont Noble Damsel H., Gr.3, Hialeah Breeders' Cup H., L, Keeneland Bryan Station S., L, Kentucky Downs Kentucky Cup Ladies Turf H., L, Yarmouth John Musker Fillies S., L, Saratoga Allowance, 2d Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.2, Churchill Downs Distaff Turf Mile S., Gr.3, 3d Churchill Downs Cardinal H., Gr.3, 4th Lone Star Park Winstar Distaff H., L. Dam of eleven named foals, ten to race, nine winners, inc:-

GITANO HERNANDO (c. by Hernando). 7 wins. See below.

India Spirit (f. by Dr Fong). 10 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2400m, 123,756, Milan Premio Intra, Premio Nesa, Rome Premio Hard to Beat, 2d Milan Premio Tonale, Premio Valvestino, Premio Baremone, Premio Gavia, Rome Premio Glint of Gold, 3d Milan Premio Roberto Renzoni, Premio San Babila, Premio Aprica, Premio Garza, Premio Melzo, Rome Premio Van Dyck.

Johannes Kepler (c. by Dubai Destination). 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m in Italy and Czech, Rome Premio UNAG, 3d Milan Premio ANF.

Battersea (g. by Galileo). 3 wins at 2400m, 2800m, 163,956, 367,000Dhs in GB and U.A.E, Ascot Winning Post Bookmakers Bristol H., Neptune Investment Management H., Meydan EGA Potlines Trophy H., 2d Doncaster Mallard S., 4th Newmarket Princess of Wales's S., Gr.2, Meydan Nad Al Sheba Trophy, Gr.3.

Velvet Revolution (g. by Pivotal). 4 wins from 11f to 2m to 2017, 2d Kempton 32red H.

Sizzler (g. by Hernando). 4 wins from 2200m to 2850m in GB and France, 3d Ascot S., Haydock Legends Music H.

Eclipse Park (g. by Rainbow Quest). 4 wins at 2400m, 2650m in Sweden.

Crosby Jemma (f. by Lomitas). 3 wins at 2m, 16f in GB.

Galactic Spirit (c. by Dutch Art). Winner at 9f in 2018 in GB.


2nd dam

RISING SPIRITS, by Cure the Blues. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f in GB and U.S.A. Half-sister to CITIDANCER, Cabinet Level (dam of CLOONCARA), Admire McArdy (dam of ADMIRE COZZENE), Hot Chocolate (dam of TOBLER). Dam of 10 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

GINO'S SPIRITS (Perugino). 9 wins. See above.

Santarene. Winner at 1m in GB. Dam of-

Richtee. 6 wins at 1m, 1m, York Bollinger Champagne Challenge Series H. Producer.

Ryazana. Placed in GB. Dam of-

Sazana. 4 wins-2 at 2-from 950m to 3200m in Belgium, Ostende Groot Criterium, 2d Ghlin Les Guinees.


3rd dam

MRS MCARDY, by Tribal Chief. Second top filly on The 1977 English 3YO Free H. 8 wins-4 at 2-from 5f to 1m, The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Free H., L, York Strensall S., L, 3d Doncaster Sanyo S., L. Half-sister to SECRET OF SUCCESS, Lady McArdy (dam of THATCH ATTACK, SILK STALKINGS). Dam of 11 foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

CITIDANCER (Lomond). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 1m, 111,433, 182,500fr., Leopardstown Glencairn S., Gr.3-twice, Newbury Steventon S., Newmarket Glyfada 2YO S., 2d Phoenix Champion S., Gr.1, Sandown Mile S., Gr.2, Chantilly Prix de la Jonchere, Gr.3, Newmarket Earl of Sefton S., Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix d'Ispahan, Gr.1, Newmarket Craven S., Gr.3. Successful sire.

Cabinet Level. Winner at 1m in GB. Dam of-

CLOONCARA (King of Clubs). Second top filly on The 1989 Italian 2YO Free H. 5 wins-4 at 2-to 1500m, Milan Premio Vittorio Crespi, L, Criterium Nazionale, L, 3d Milan Premio Dormello, Gr.3, Premio Chiusura, Gr.3, Premio Seregno, L. Producer.

Admire McArdy. Unraced. Dam of-

ADMIRE COZZENE (Cozzene). Champion 2YO Colt in Japan in 1998. Champion Sprinter & Miler in Japan in 2002. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, HK$800,000, 381,264,000, Tokyo Shimbun Hai, L, Tokyo Sports Hai Sansai S., L, Hanshin Hankyu Hai, L, Nakayama Asahi Hai Sansai S., L, Tokyo Yasuda Kinen, L. Sire.

Hot Chocolate. Unraced. Dam of-

TOBLER (Rebounding Thrill). 5 wins from 1200m to 2000m in India, Pune Derby, L, 2d Bangalore Super Mile Cup, L, 3d Indian Two Thousand Guineas, L.

Nordic Star (Rebounding Thrill). 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m in India, 3d Hyderabad Godolphin Barb S., L.

Macarena. Unraced. Dam of-

Latino Magic. Placed in India. Dam of-

WORLD OF MAGIC (Always a Rainbow). 18 wins from 1000m to 2800m in India, Chennai South India Oaks, L, South India Derby, L, South India St Leger, L, South India One Thousand Guineas, L.


Race Record: 17 Starts 7-2-1 78,876, 39,000, US$165,000, S$1,539,000, HK$0, 1,604,480Dhs.

7 wins-1 at 2-from 1750m to 2150m, 78,876, 39,000, US$165,000, S$1,539,000, 1,604,480Dhs, Singapore Airlines International Cup, Gr.1, Oak Tree Goodwood S., Gr.1, Dundalk Diamond S., Gr.3, Lingfield Winter Derby Trial, L, Doncaster H., 2d Chester Dee S., Gr.3, 3d Meydan Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 S., Gr.2, 4th Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1.