MAKIN' THE GRADE


MAKIN

Sire: I Am Invincible

Dam: Duchess Drive

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Oct 22nd, 2013

Country: Australia


Owners

L M Kennewell, P G Rawson, P A Rowse, R Buss, P R Buss, M D Elsdon, M Ballestrin, B P Rawson, M H Coleman, L Bennie, G Belperio, A G Grantham, S E Nunn, P M Nolan, R G Wyness, C E Priest, L E Priest, S Tsiaparis, D J Rudd & A Curkpatrick


Career Record: 2-1-0-0

  • Prizemoney
    $8,000.00
  • Wins
    50.0 %
  • Place
    0.0 %

Pedigree

 

 MAKIN' THE GRADE (AUS)

 

Bay geldingFoaled in 2013

SireInvincible SpiritGreen DesertDanzig
I AM INVINCIBLE (AUS) RafhaKris
2004CannarelleCanny LadBletchingly
  Countess PedrilleZoffany
DamHallingDiesisSharpen Up
DUCHESS DRIVE (IRE) Dance MachineGreen Dancer
1998TamariNureyevNorthern Dancer
  KanmaryKenmare

I AM INVINCIBLE (AUS) (Bay 2004-Stud 2010). 5 wins-1 at 2, SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3. Leading Aust. First Season Sire 2013-14. Sire of 291 rnrs, 212 wnrs, 21 SW, inc. Brazen Beau (VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1), I Am a Star, Illustrious Lad, Look to the Stars, The Justice League, Super One, Voodoo Lad, Most Important, Viddora, Invincible Star, Invincible Gem, Vinnie Eagle - Massive Millennium (H.K.), Houtzen, Kobayashi, Eckstein, Sundance, etc.

 

1st dam

DUCHESS DRIVE, by Halling. Unraced. Half-sister to SPURUSON. Dam of nine named foals, six to race, five winners, inc:-

Fordee (g. by Choisir). 2 wins at 1800m, 2050m, A$135,488, MRC St Razzle H., 2d VRC PFD Food Services H., Cleanevent H., 3d SAJC Lord Reims S., Gr.3, VRC Foletti & Keane H., MRC Betfair H.-3 times, Allez Bijou H., Sobar H., Beechcraft H., 4th SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.2.

All I Survey (g. by Domesday). 3 wins from 1850m to 2400m, A$166,320, to 2015-16, MRC Theshark.com.au H., 2d MRC Terminus Hotel Healesville H., Ladbrokes Challenge H., 3d VRC Galilee Series Final H., L, MRC Sandown Cup, L.

Colony (g. by Commands). 5 wins to 1500m to 2015-16, BRC Ticketek H., 2d Ipswich TC McPherson Mechanical H., 3d Ipswich TC Clift Pearce Accounting H.

Margrave - Spider Man (Mac.) (g. by Lonhro). 2 wins at 1300m, 1500m in Aust. and Macau.

Duchess Zafonic (f. by Zafonic). Winner at 1100m in Aust. Dam of-

Geeceegazza. 5 wins from 1600m to 3800m, A$138,650, 3d MVRC Complete PC Solutions H.

Tavistock (f. by Flying Spur). Unraced. Dam of-

Murphy's Hustler. 6 wins from 1100m to 1600m to 2016-17 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

TAMARI, by Nureyev. Raced twice. Three-quarter-sister to CITY LEADER, half-sister to COMMANDER COLLINS, LIT DE JUSTICE, COLONEL COLLINS, Captain Collins, Brigitta (dam of EMERALD COMMANDER), Flying Kiss (dam of PECK). Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

SPURUSON (Flying Spur). 6 wins from 1000m to 2100m, A$223,320, QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.2, STC Cathay Pacific H., Integra Welter H., 2d QTC Marco Polo H., L, Tamworth JC Gainsborough S., L, STC TAB Power Pays Welter H., 3d QTC Cup, Gr.2, AJC McGrath Estate Agents H., 4th Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3.

Flying Tamari. 4 wins from 1000m to 1800m, HK$4,089,400, HKJC North Point H., Deep Bay H., Ma on Shan H., Cochrane H., 2d HKJC Tolo Harbour H., Mr Vitality H., Fairy King Prawn H., Panasonic Lamdash Shaver H., Chevalier Aluminium Engineering H., Durham H., 3d HKJC Audemars Piguet Royal Oak H., Chevalier Lifts & Escalators H., JRA H., 4th HKJC Queen Mother Memorial Cup, L.

Havelock Express. 3 wins from 1300m to 2000m, SAJC Irish Day 1st September H.

Tan Tat Brav. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, VRC Hyperno 2YO H., MRC All American at Arrowfield Stud H., 2d MVRC Top Cat Electrics 2YO H., 4th VRC AR Creswick S., L.

Valerina. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

Reckless Russell (Excellent Art). Winner at 1900m in 2015-16, ATC Cellarbrations P., 3d ATC Fernhill H., L, All Too Hard at Vinery P.

 

3rd dam

KANMARY, by Kenmare. Winner at 2, Longchamp Prix du Bois, Gr.3, 2d Evry Prix Chloe, Gr.3, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.1, 4th Maisons-Laffitte Prix de la Heziere, L. Half-sister to PASSIONARIA (dam of FUSAICHI SONIC), Belly Dancer, Mary Astor (dam of KILOMETRE NEUF), Palombella (dam of ORSO). Dam of 12 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

LIT DE JUSTICE (El Gran Senor). Champion sprinter in USA in 1996. 10 wins from 1100m to 1700m, 518,500fr., US$1,299,366, Breeders' Cup Sprint S., Gr.1, Del Mar Pat O'Brien H., Gr.3, Bing Crosby H., Gr.3, Santa Anita Potrero Grande H., Gr.3, Palos Verdes H., Gr.3, El Conejo H., L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Pegase, 2d Criterium d'Evry, L, Evry Prix Contessina, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Tantieme, L, Hollywood Park Breeders' Cup H., L, 3d Breeders' Cup Sprint S., Gr.1, Keeneland Commonwealth H., Gr.2, Santa Anita San Carlos H., Gr.2, Del Mar Pat O'Brien H., Gr.3, Chantilly Prix du Chemin de Fer du Nord, Gr.3, 4th Santa Anita Potrero Grande H., Gr.3. Sire.

COMMANDER COLLINS (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 2, £140,185, 110,000fr., Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1, Newmarket Superlative S., L, 2d Doncaster Champagne S., Gr.2, 3d Newmarket Princess of Wales's S., Gr.2, Longchamp Prix Foy, Gr.2, 4th Deauville Prix Guillaume d'Ornano, Gr.2, Ascot Cumberland Lodge S., Gr.3, Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3. Sire.

CITY LEADER (Fasliyev). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 11f, £181,132, €124,520, Ascot Royal Lodge S., Gr.2, Goodwood Cocked Hat S., L, Festival S., L, Ascot John Guest 2YO S., 2d Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Eugene Adam, Gr.2, Sandown Solario S., Gr.3, 3d Deauville Prix Guillaume d'Ornano, Gr.2, 4th Rome Premio Roma, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Niel, Gr.2, Newbury Arc Trial S., Gr.3.

COLONEL COLLINS (El Gran Senor). 2 wins at 2, £188,591, Newbury Washington Singer S., L, Newmarket Eastern Electricity 2YO S., 2d Newmarket Craven S., Gr.3, Somerville Tattersall S., L, 3d The Derby, Gr.1, Irish Derby, Gr.1, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire.

Captain Collins (El Gran Senor). 4 wins to 7f, Santa Anita Allowance 4YO+, Allowance 3YO+, 3d Santa Anita San Simeon H., Gr.3, Newcastle Beeswing S., Gr.3, 4th Newbury Hungerford S., Gr.3, Royal Ascot Jersey S., Gr.3. Sire.

Brigitta. 2 wins at 1800m, 2000m, 2d Longchamp Prix du Bois Rouaud. Dam of-

EMERALD COMMANDER (Pivotal). Champion 3YO Male Miler in Germany in 2010. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 1850m, £66,562, €207,480 in GB, France and Germany, Baden-Baden Oettingen Rennen, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix Daphnis, Gr.3, Haydock Ascendant S., L, Pontefract Pomfret S., L, 2d Saint-Cloud Criterium International, Gr.1, Rome Premio Ribot, Gr.2, Düsseldorf Meilen Trophy, Gr.2, York Acomb S., Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix Daniel Wildenstein, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix Paul de Moussac, Gr.3, Sandown Fortune S., L.

Flying Kiss. Placed in France. Dam of-

PECK (Pivotal). 8 wins from 1400m to 2100m, A$413,627, WATC Detonator S., L, Diggers' Cup, ATC That's Fishy H., Thoroughbred Rehabilitation Trust H., WATC St Vincent de Paul H.

 

Race Record:

Unraced.

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