MPONENG


Sire: TURFFONTEIN

Dam: COULD BE GOLD

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Aug 30th, 2012

Country: Australia


Career Record: 17-5-4-2

  • Prizemoney
    $12,440.00
  • Wins
    29.4 %
  • Place
    35.3 %

Pedigree

 

 MPONENG (AUS)

 

Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2012

SireJohannesburgHennessyStorm Cat
TURFFONTEIN (AUS) MythOgygian
2004Spirit of GraceDr GraceSir Tristram
  News BoxBassenthwaite
DamThunder GulchGulchMr. Prospector
COULD BE GOLD (AUS) Line of ThunderStorm Bird
2000Mysterious GlowSo CalledSobig
  Blazing SpiritGood Brandy

TURFFONTEIN (AUS) (Chestnut 2004-Stud 2010). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1. Sire of 85 rnrs, 41 wnrs, inc. SW Fontiton (MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.2), Fontein Ruby, SP Turfane and of Faint Blaze, Safariann, Hunters Grace, Turf Crusher, Lyuba, Turfin' Around, Lordfontein, Atomic Lokade, Solar Impulse, Turtles Nest, Day Two Miss, Orange River, Boogie Woogie Man, Dance With Fontein, Elzette, Finke, etc.

 

1st dam

COULD BE GOLD, by Thunder Gulch. Unraced. Half-sister to Mana Girl, Zoffany's Glow. Dam of six named foals, five to race, two winners, inc:-

Red Aurum (g. by Testa Rossa). 5 wins at 1000m, 1200m, 3d VRC Puramaka H.

Celtic Swallow (g. by Grey Swallow). 4 wins to 1400m to 2014-15 in Aust.

Film Star Look (f. by Raheeb). Placed in 2015-16 in Aust.

Hell'n'forty (g. by Niello). Placed at 3 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

MYSTERIOUS GLOW, by So Called. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Three-quarter-sister to Pokeno Pearl, half-sister to BLAZING BAGS (dam of BURNING EMBERS, CLAN O'SULLIVAN). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Mana Girl (Sumayr). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$83,760, SAJC Bali H., Special H., Kingston Town H., Iced Coffee Gold H., VATC St Clair H., 2d VRC Flag International H., L, SAJC Alan Darby H., Spirit of Kingston H., 3d SAJC Galaxy Television H., Helen Montagu P. H., Wormald Security H., Rising Fast Welter H. Producer.

Zoffany's Glow (Zoffany). Winner at 2, STC Very Merry 2YO H., 3d AJC Keith Mackay H., L, City Tatt's RC A Punch H. Producer.

Triple Salchow. Winner at 1600m, 2d AJC Tilecraft H., 3d STC Leisure Lea 2YO H. Dam of-

Solchow (Statue of Liberty). 6 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$397,375, MRC Bill Collins H., Luxury Preferred H., MVRC L'Oreal Paris H., IMG Sports Technology H., 2d SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, VRC Bob Hoysted H., L, MRC Manhattan Rain at Arrowfield Stud H., Pure Blonde P.H., VRC Rothschild H., 3d MRC JRA S., L, VRC Streets Ice Cream Sprint H., MRC Snitzel at Arrowfield Stud H., Paula Matlock H., 4th MRC How Now S., Gr.3, VRC Crown Promenade S., L.

 

3rd dam

BLAZING SPIRIT, by Good Brandy. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, AJC Fernhill H., L, Rocky Point H., Dover Heights H., Mary Gilmore H., Qld Tatt's RC Welter H., PARC 2YO H., 2d STC NSW Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, 3d QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, AJC Keith Mackay H., L, 4th BATC HJ Murphy Quality H., L. Sister to TUSCANY. Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

BLAZING BAGS (Baguette). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$112,400, WATC AJ Scahill S., Gr.3, VRC Rank Xerox S., Lone Pine H., SAJC Regent H., VATC Glenhuntly H., VRC Delina H., 2d VRC George Adams H., Gr.1, WATC Railway S., Gr.1, Lee Steere S., Gr.2, 3d SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, STC Rosemount Wines Classic, Gr.2. Dam of-

CLAN O'SULLIVAN (Zoffany). Top colt on The 1991-92 Australasian 2YO Classification. 9 wins-8 at 2-to 1400m, A$1,762,540, STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, ACT RC Black Opal S., Gr.2, GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., L, STC Oceanside H., ACT RC Black Opal Preview, GCTC Australasian 2YO Classic, 2d STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Star Kingdom S., Gr.3, AJC Brian Crowley S., L, QTC Bretts Timber and Hardware H., 4th AJC Hall Mark S., L.

BURNING EMBERS (Zoffany). 5 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$267,925, MVRC Diamond Jubilee S., Gr.2, VATC Eclipse S., Gr.3, SAJC Bloodstock Insurance H., STC Epona P., 2d MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, VRC Matriarch S., L, SAJC Stuart Crystal S., L, MVRC Fantastic Flowers H., Lady Jakeo H., 3d VATC Mannerism S., Gr.3, 4th VATC Mercedes-Benz S., L. Producer.

Pokeno Pearl (So Called). 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1400m, BATC Hyperion Thoroughbred S., SAJC Bore Head H., VATC Storm Queen H., 2d MVRC Fosters Lager S., L, 4th VRC Dalgety Bloodstock S., L. Dam of-

President's Pearl. Unplaced. Dam of-

HONOR LAP (Honor Grades). 3 wins at 1400m, 2400m, A$366,385, WATC Derby, Gr.1, Western Australian Oaks, Gr.2, WATC Capel Hare H., 2d WATC Burgess Queen S., L, Joondalup Wanneroo Community H., Natasha Trophy, 3d WATC Champion Fillies S., Gr.3, York S., L, Mercedes A-Class 2YO H., Ascot One Thousand Guineas, Marscay 2YO H., Rare West H., 4th WATC Sheila Gwynne S., L. Producer.

Be My Spirit. Unraced. Dam of-

Mighty McCool (Blazing Sword). 10 wins from 1100m to 1650m, A$161,860, BTC Premium Dry H., Corporate H., Stylish Century H., 2d BTC Kinjite H., QTC Hot Reception H., Manawapoi 2YO H., WATC Lovely Curves H., 3d BTC Doomben Classic, Gr.3, QTC Bribie H., L, BTC Catholic Church 2YO H., QTC Scomeld H., Networking H., 4th Newcastle JC Spring S., L.

 

Race Record:

Unraced.