African Academy


African Academy

Sire: Turffontein

Dam: Media Academy

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Colt

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Sep 9th, 2014

Country: Australia


Pedigree

 

 AFRICAN ACADEMY (AUS)

 

Chestnut coltFoaled in 2014

SireJohannesburgHennessyStorm Cat
TURFFONTEIN (AUS) MythOgygian
2004Spirit of GraceDr GraceSir Tristram
  News BoxBassenthwaite
DamRoyal AcademyNijinskyNorthern Dancer
MEDIA ACADEMY (AUS) Crimson SaintCrimson Satan
2007Snippet's GiftSnippetsLunchtime
  Centaine's GiftCentaine

TURFFONTEIN (AUS) (Chestnut 2004-Stud 2010). 5 wins-1 at 2, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1. Sire of 128 rnrs, 65 wnrs, inc. SW Fontiton (MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.2), Fontein Ruby, SP Lyuba, Turfane and of Faint Blaze, Finke, Safariann, Give Us a Go, Hunters Grace, Turf Crusher, Central Pass, Constantine, Double Superlative, Sight Leader, Widgee Turf, Dance With Fontein, Gold Fontein, Prince of the Turf, Turfin' Around, Turtles Nest, etc.

 

1st dam

MEDIA ACADEMY, by Royal Academy. Unraced. Dam of one foal.

 

2nd dam

SNIPPET'S GIFT, by Snippets. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to PRESENTLY, Another Time, Head Over Heels (dam of NEW PREDATOR), Gifted Lass (dam of SERENA MISS). Dam of 4 named foals, 2 to race, inc:-

Houdini Hal. 2 wins at 1350m in 2016-17 in Aust.

Shanghai Pussycat. Unraced. Dam of-

Hangover Too. 3 wins from 1300m to 1700m to 2015-16, 3d SCTC XXXX Summer Lime P., Spire Law H.

 

3rd dam

CENTAINE'S GIFT, by Centaine. 5 wins from 1850m to 2100m, STC Eveleigh H., 2d AJC Evening Peal H., STC Maroubra RSL H., Gnapur H., 3d AJC Walter Swinburn H., STC Waterfall H., Crewman H. Half-sister to Notwithstanding, The Almighty One. Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

PRESENTLY (Unbridled's Song). 10 wins-1 at 2-to 1250m, A$476,320, AJC Show County H., L, Hall Mark S., L, Razor Sharp H., L, NSW Tatt's RC Carrington S., L, STC Nivea Visage Girls Day Out H., Korea Racing Association H., QTC Hourly 2YO H., STC Daily Telegraph Newspaper H., Cabra-Vale Diggers H., Clarendon Homes H., 2d STC Frederick Clissold S., Gr.3, Star Kingdom S., Gr.3, AJC Razor Sharp H., L, 3d STC Satellite S., L, 4th AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, STC Missile S., Gr.3, Concorde S., Gr.3.

Another Time (Gilded Time). Winner at 2, 2d Canberra RC Black Opal S., Gr.3. Producer.

Red Waratah. 3 wins to 1550m, STC Caravan Camping Supershow H.

Head Over Heels. Winner at 1100m, 2d VRC Johnstaff Projects H., SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., MVRC Pulse Pharmacy H., 3d MRC Love a Show 2YO H. Dam of-

NEW PREDATOR (New Approach). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, R1,711,500, to 2016-17, Greyville Drill Hall S., Gr.2, Turffontein Charity Mile, Gr.2, Citizen P., Vaal Racing It's a Rush P., 2d Turffontein Dingaans H., Gr.2, Hawaii S., Gr.2, 3d Turffontein Horse Chestnut S., Gr.1-twice, Johannesburg Spring Challenge, Gr.2, 4th Greyville Gold Challenge, Gr.1, Drill Hall S., Gr.2, Turffontein Tony Ruffel S., Gr.3.

Gifted Lass. Raced twice. Dam of-

SERENA MISS (Iffraaj). Top Filly on The 2014-15 NZ 2YO Free H. 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$214,375, to 2015-16, Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., Gr.2, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Christmas in Centennial 2YO H., 2d WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Wanganui JC Veandercross Juvenile P., 3d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.

Gifted Lad (Zabeel). 3 wins from 1950m to 2200m to 2016-17, 2d ARC Hamilton Eye Clinic H., SAJC Hughes Chauffeured Limousines. H., 3d VRC St Leger, L, ARC Warriors.kiwi H.

 

4th dam

FOREVER AND EVER, by Authentic Heir. Raced once. Half-sister to WRIT 'N' WONDER, She's Blushing. Dam of 11 named foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

Notwithstanding (Nassipour). 3 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$139,430, VRC Bargain Box Fabrics Welter H., VATC HR Way Welter H., 2d Moonee Valley Gold Cup, Gr.2, VATC Royal Show H., L, Geelong Cup, L, 3d VRC Dalgety H., Gr.2, VATC Coongy H., Gr.3, VRC Duke of Norfolk S., L.

The Almighty One (He is Risen). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2050m, NZ$31,625, A$124,750, BTC Marco Polo East West Cuisine H., MRC Carlton Draught H., MVRC Membership No Joining Fee H., STC E-Check In H., WRC Skipper Roofing 2YO H., 2d ARC Great Northern Foal S., L, Amarula Wild Fruit Cream 3YO H., Manawatu RC Evening Standard Hong Kong Trophy.

Celebrity Status. Unplaced. Dam of-

Belongs in Lights. Raced once. Dam of-

WEISSMULLER (Handsome Ransom). 8 wins from 1200m to 2100m, NZ$149,585, A$15,075, to 2016-17, Wellington S., Gr.3, Waikato RC NZ Horse Magic H., Wairoa RC Wairoa Cup, CJC Canterbury Club Luncheon H., Lindauer H., Wanganui JC Dave Hoskin Carriers H., 3d Amberley Cup, Reefton Cup, Poverty Bay Cup.

TRAVOLTA (Handsome Ransom). 6 wins from 1300m to 2400m, NZ$46,800, A$457,910, ATC Cup, L, ATC Australia Day Cup, L, 2d ATC Summer Cup, Gr.3, Tattersalls Club Cup, L, Australia Day Cup, L, Mornington Cup, L, 3d Moonee Valley Night Cup, L.

 

Race Record:

Unraced.

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