Improvement


Sire: Swiss Ace

Dam: Upgrading

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Filly

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Oct 8th, 2013

Country: New Zealand


Owners

G Harvey


Pedigree

 

 CHESTNUT FILLY (NZ)

 

Foaled 8th October 2013

SireSecret SavingsSeeking the GoldMr. Prospector
SWISS ACE (AUS) JurisdictionalDamascus
2004Rapid ServeCarson CityMr. Prospector
  Tennis PartnerNorthern Dancer
DamEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
UPGRADING (AUS) Shoal CreekStar Way
2005FerragamoSuccess ExpressHold Your Peace
  Timeless MomentLomond

SWISS ACE (AUS) (Bay 2004-Stud 2010). 12 wins-2 at 2, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1. Sire of 96 rnrs, 59 wnrs, inc. SW Secret Spirit (ARC Bonecrusher S., Gr.3), Mywayorthehighway, Passing Shot, SP Huka Eagle, Halleloojah, Lucky Edie, The Dom, Starlight Angel and of Staccato, Nova Swiss, Blackcrown, He's an Ace, Koenigsegg One, Lauberhorn, Athena Baby, Lady Andress, Wawrinka, Alpen Rose, Dennis Denuto, Empress Zhao, Kirina Belle, Swiss Rock, etc.

 

1st dam

UPGRADING, by Encosta de Lago. Winner at 2 in Aust. This is her third foal. Her first two foals are unraced.

 

2nd dam

FERRAGAMO, by Success Express. 11 wins-3 at 2-from 800m to 1600m, NZ$143,000, A$209,750, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Egmont RC Fayette Park S., Gr.3, BATC Courier-Mail Classic S., L, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L, ARC Winstone Gypsum Turf H., MVRC Anthea Crawford H., BATC Lyn Keep 2YO H., 2d Waikato Draught Sprint, Gr.1, Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.2, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.3, VRC Let's Elope S., L, QTC Qantas Longreach H., L, Ascot H., L, 3d Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Rotorua RC Lion Brown P., Gr.3, BATC Original Tastee Pies S.H., L, BOP RC Tauranga Classic, L, Matamata RC Jack Lindsay Classic H., 4th Waikato RC Windsor Park Sprint H., L. Half-sister to NATIONAL TREASURE, As You Would, Clinique (dam of FAMOUS SEAMUS, AHDASHIM). Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Triggered. 5 wins from 1200m to 1750m, A$86,775, VRC Jolly Old Mac H., At Ballarat H., 2d MRC St Jude H., 3d MRC Penny Edition H.

Graceland. 2 wins at 1400m, 2d Rotorua RC Atkinson & Donaldson Plumbing H., 3d Rotorua RC TRAC Sports Bar & Winners' Cafe H. Producer.

Fer a Cheval. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, A$77,590 in Aust.

Upgrading. Winner. See above.

Gervase Park. Winner at 1400m in Aust.

 

3rd dam

TIMELESS MOMENT, by Lomond. Unraced. Sister to Eyes on the Prize (dam of POWER OF GOLD). Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

FERRAGAMO (Success Express). 11 wins. See above.

NATIONAL TREASURE (Zabeel). 5 wins from 1500m to 2250m, A$266,725, STC Sky High S., L, AJC Topaz P., STC Colgate H., QTC Round the World H., 2d AJC John Edmundson VC H., 3d AJC Colin Stephen H., Gr.3, Energy Australia P.H., STC Melbourne Cup Day at the Gardens H., 4th STC BMW S., Gr.1. Producer.

As You Would (Kaapstad). 6 wins from 1300m to 2400m, A$155,050, VRC Noble Comment H., MRC Zambari H., Salamander H., 2d Ballarat Cup, L, VRC Aluminates Chemical Industries H., Skipton H., Longines P., MRC Prince Courtauld H., MVRC Carlton Draught H., 3d VRC Peter Armytage H., Dulcify H., Riverdale H., VATC Saxony H., 4th MRC Easter Cup, Gr.3.

Eternal Success. 4 wins to 1300m, STC Taren Point H., 3d STC Asia-Pacific Raceday 2YO H., Victoria Park H.

Taittinger. Raced once. Dam of-

Pride of Westbury (Octagonal). 4 wins from 1700m to 3000m, A$116,860, MRC Soorak H., 2d Tasmanian Derby, Gr.3, VRC Count Chivas H., 4th VRC St Leger, L.

Lanquin (Last Tycoon). 3 wins to 1400m, A$103,225, VRC Eugene Gorman H., 2d VRC Philomena Bowlen H., 3d VRC Ottawa S., L, MRC Delina H. Producer.

Sparkling Sound. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1700m, A$108,000, BRC Sky Racing H., Coke Zero H., Yellowglen H., 2d BRC Lockyer Race Club H., Stephen Ferguson H., 3d BRC Carlton Mid Brisbane Bloodstock Bonus 2YO P.

Clinique. Unraced. Dam of-

FAMOUS SEAMUS (Elusive City). 11 wins to 1300m, A$1,228,250, to 2015-16, BRC BTC Cup, Gr.1, ATC Premiere S., Gr.2, MRC Kevin Heffernan S., Gr.3, ATC Lightning H., L-twice, BRC Hinkler H., L, GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, L, ATC Luskin Park De la Salle Reunion H., Warwick Farm H., Sydney Markets Foundation H., 2d ATC Civic S., L, JR Turk H., 3d MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, ATC Shorts H., Gr.2, Challenge S., Gr.2, Premiere S., Gr.2, MRC Kevin Heffernan S., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, 4th ATC Premiere S., Gr.2, Hawkesbury Guineas, L.

AHDASHIM (Elusive City). 7 wins to 1300m, A$523,125, VRC Standish H., Gr.3, AJC Blackwoods H., ATC Turner Freeman H., VRC MSS Security Sprint H., AJC Bass Hill H., STC Pages Event Equipment H., 2d AJC Strada S., L, STC Darby Munro H., L, VRC Emirates Airline H., MRC Mitty's Cup H., STC CFMEU Construction & General Division H., Cadbury Fireball Quality H., Merrylands RSL Club H., 3d STC Concorde S., Gr.3, Festival S., L, 4th ATC Southern Cross S., Gr.3, MRC Sandown S., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, AJC Razor Sharp H., L.