Sire: Lope de Vega

Colour: Bay or Brown

Dam: Sous Chef

Sex: Gelding

Age: 5

Foaled: Oct 01, 2015

Country: Australia

Silks: Black, Gold Stars, Purple Sleeves, Gold Cap

Owners: G B Riordan & Mrs C E Riordan

Career:
21: 1 - 6 - 4
Wins: 4.8%
Place: 47.6%
Prizemoney:$55,650.00

 

 ELOPE TO VEGAS (AUS)

 

Bay or Brown GeldingFoaled in 2015

SireShamardalGiant's CausewayStorm Cat
LOPE DE VEGA (IRE) HelsinkiMachiavellian
2007Lady VettoriVettoriMachiavellian
  Lady GolcondaKendor
DamCommandsDanehillDanzig
SOUS CHEF (AUS) Cotehele HouseMy Swanee
2003Je SuisCovetousLuskin Star
  SagalaImperial Prince

LOPE DE VEGA (IRE) (Chestnut 2007-Stud 2011). 4 wins-2 at 2, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1. Sire of 873 rnrs, 578 wnrs, 77 SW, inc. Santa Ana Lane (ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1), Belardo, Vega Magic, Newspaperofrecord, Gytrash, The Right Man, Zabeel Prince, Aunt Pearl, Phoenix of Spain, Capla Temptress, Lucky Vega, Jemayel, Endless Drama, Very Special, Hero Look, Duke of Hazzard, Spanish Reef, Manuela de Vega, Spanish Whisper, Angel Power, etc.

 

1st dam

SOUS CHEF, by Commands. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of two foals, both raced, inc:-

Elope to Vegas (g. by Lope de Vega). Winner. See below.

 

2nd dam

JE SUIS, by Covetous. Placed in Aust. Three-quarter-sister to Priceless Joy (dam of MAGSAYA), half-sister to SIR AMADI, Duchess Talaria (dam of NAKAAYA), Purling (dam of ROYAL PURLER), Shosholoza (dam of CALORIFIC). Dam of 4 named foals, all winners-

Ich Bien. 5 wins from 1000m to 1900m in Korea, Seoul Sports Today Cup. Dam of-

My Energy. 4 wins from 1200m to 1800m in Korea, 3d Seoul Sports Chosun Cup.

Let it Be. 6 wins from 1200m to 1950m, 3d SAJC Lucky Horseshoe Cheltenham 2YO H.

Moi. 3 wins from 1200m to 1750m, 2d Oakbank RC Yalumba Quality H.

Sous Chef. Winner. See above.

 

3rd dam

SAGALA, by Imperial Prince. Unraced. Half-sister to Pearl Princess (dam of SILVER FLYER), Lirico (dam of THE MIKADO - CHATER MIKADO (H.K.)), Altezza (dam of MUSTARD), Classy Tricks (dam of VALUATE), That's Me (dam of DEIANIRA). Dam of 14 named foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

SIR AMADI (Maizcay). 3 wins at 2, AJC Fernhill H., L, King Brian H., 3d NSW Tatt's RC P Roberts H., STC Rockdale H.

Purling. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$91,610, AJC CCI Insurance H., Chicken George H., Syncomp Australia H., 2d AJC Victory in Europe H., Macquarie Print Dubbo H., Monte Carlo H., Ocean Blue Painting Services H., Karandonis Shoes H., Woolworths H., STC Gnapur H., Tooheys Blue H., James Ruse H., 3d AJC Dunfermline H., STC Tooheys Draught H. Dam of-

ROYAL PURLER (Hector Protector). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$332,910, AJC Flight S., Gr.1, Bounty Cruises 2YO H., STC Kymberly Sharp 2YO H., 2d NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.3, AJC Gimcrack S., L, Schweppes 2YO H., 4th STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2. Producer.

Wild and Windswept. 3 wins to 1250m in Aust. Dam of-

MISHANI WARRIOR (Show a Heart). 10 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$303,075, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Members' Cup, L, BRC Thoroughbred Breeders H., Garrards H., CP Scott P., Barrier Reef Pools H., Mullins Lawyers H., Qld Tatt's RC Des Lambart Memorial H., SCTC Yalumba Wines H., 2d BRC Mt St Michaels College H., XXXX Gold H., 3d BRC XXXX Gold H., Jim Beam H., BMAG P., Ipswich TC Yalumba H.

Gala Boy. 3 wins at 1400m, WATC Thorina H., Healthy Eating H., Singapore TC Grand Hotel d'Angkor H., 2d WATC Wattle H., 4th WATC Belmont Guineas, L.

Duchess Talaria. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1900m, STC MAA Arrive Alive H., Tooheys New Night Racing 2YO H., 2d AJC Godden Food Services 2YO H., Dot it at Diggers H. Dam of-

NAKAAYA (Tiger Hill). 5 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$243,451, MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2, MRC East Malvern Community Bank Cup H., MVRC CFMEU Eight Hour Labour Day H., Legends After the Last H., 2d MRC Betfair H., 3d MRC Joe Brown H. Dam of-

ARISTIA (Lonhro). 2 wins at 2000m, 2500m, A$1,241,950, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, 2d VRC Empire Rose S., Gr.1, SAJC National S., Gr.3, MRC Ethereal S., Gr.3, 3d ATC Vinery Stud S., Gr.1, Phar Lap S., Gr.2, VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, Winning Edge Presentations H., MVRC 1print H., CRT & Whites Rural 2YO P.

Shosholoza. 2 wins at 1550m, 1600m, AJC Elusive H., STC Court & Co H., 2d AJC Clovelly H., 3d AJC Riptide H. Dam of-

CALORIFIC (Desert Sun). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m, A$113,340, SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3.

Saleo. Winner at 1600m, AJC Atlanta H., 3d AJC Hyperno H.

 

4th dam

PRINCESS TALARIA, by Dignitas. Second top filly on The 1977-78 Aust. 3YO Free H. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$148,780, VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, STC Marlboro Classic, Gr.2, AJC Gimcrack S., Gr.3, VRC Mimosa S., L, AJC Widden S., L, 2d VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, VRC Ottawa S., L, 3d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, WATC Australian Derby, Gr.1, AJC Hobartville S., Gr.2, STC Premiere S., Gr.3, 4th STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, VRC Carbine Club S., L, MVRC Leilani S., L, WATC Carris Diamond Quality S., L. Half-sister to Sticks and Stones. Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Pearl Princess (Biscay). Placed at 2 & 3, 3d AJC Gimcrack S., Gr.3, STC Revelry H. Dam of-

SILVER FLYER (Kenmare). 15 wins to 1400m, A$402,960, AJC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, STC Civic H., L, 2d AJC Hall Mark S., L, 3d STC Frederick Clissold H., Gr.3.

Lirico. 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$111,941, STC Global Baguette Welter H., Mersey H. Dam of-

THE MIKADO - CHATER MIKADO (H.K.) (Danehill Dancer). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$203,150, HK$2,079,750 in Aust. and HK, AJC Strada S., L, 2d AJC Skyline S., Gr.3.

Diva in Red. Unraced. Dam of-

RISING RED (Redwood). 4 wins from 1600m to 2200m, NZ$174,000, A$302,402, to 2019-20, BRC Premier's Cup, Gr.3, 2d New Zealand Derby, Gr.1, MRC Naturalism S., Gr.3, 3d ATC Japan Racing Association P., Gr.3.

Altezza. 2 wins at 1400m, 1550m, AJC Evaline H., STC Canal H. Dam of-

MUSTARD (Vettori). 17 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$811,617, STC Star Kingdom S., Gr.3, Concorde S., Gr.3, 2d AJC Shorts H., Gr.3, 3d MRC Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2.

Classy Tricks. Winner at 1200m, STC Truscotts H. Dam of-

VALUATE (Bluebird). 4 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$113,030, HK$120,000, AJC Carbine Club S., L, 3d AJC Bill Ritchie H., Gr.3.

Priceless Joy (Covetous). 2 wins at 2, AJC Governor Macquarie 2YO H., 3d AJC Surround S., Gr.2. Dam of-

MAGSAYA (Danehill Dancer). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$336,900, MRC Twilight Glow S., L, 2d Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3. Producer.

Colourful Moments. 2 wins at 1600m, 3d AJC Bronte H. Dam of-

SIR MOMENTS (Choisir). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1650m, A$826,750, Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, BRC Daybreak Lover S., L, Dalrello S., L, The Phoenix S., L, Tails S., L, Sunshine Coast Cup, L, 2d GCTC AD Hollindale S., Gr.2, BRC Phelan Ready S., L.

That's Me. Winner at 2 in Aust. Dam of-

DEIANIRA (Brocco). 2 wins at 1100m, 2200m, Geelong RC Oaks Trial S., L, 2d VATC Eat Well Live Well H. Producer.

 

Race Record: 18 Starts 1-6-4 A$51,225.

Winner at 1200m in 2020-21 in Aust.