Play Me Now

Play Me Now

Sire: Bernardini

Dam: Gabana

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Sep 1st, 2015

Country: New Zealand

Silks: White, Royal Blue And Gold Band, Royal Blue Sleeves And Cap


Miss M Potiris, Miss M Karamoshos, Mrs J P Davies, Blackhawks (Mgr: S J Sheppard), J Chizzotti, Mrs L Chizzotti, C C Holden, S L Tye, L C Gostelow, R S Davies, S J Stoter, Miss L Guernier & Miss K R Allender

Career Record: 30-4-4-5

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    13.3 %
  • Place
    30.0 %





Foaled 1st September 2015

SireA.P. IndySeattle SlewBold Reasoning
BERNARDINI (USA) Weekend SurpriseSecretariat
2003Cara RafaelaQuiet AmericanFappiano
  Oil FableSpectacular Bid
DamJungle PocketTony BinKampala
GABANA (NZ) Dance CharmerNureyev
2004Star ParadeCrested WaveCrozier
  Lilting StarPlanet Kingdom

BERNARDINI (USA) (Bay 2003-Stud 2007). 6 wins from 1m to 1¼m, Pimlico Preakness S., Gr.1. Leading NZ Sire of 2YOs 2012-13. Sire of 1104 rnrs, 640 wnrs, 61 SW, inc. Cavorting (Saratoga Test S., Gr.1), Ruud Awakening, Boban, To Honor and Serve, Alpha, Stay Thirsty, Dame Dorothy, Angela Renee, Go Indy Go, Takaful, Greenpointcrusader, Rachel's Valentina, A.Z. Warrior, Biondetti, Lewis Bay, Zanbagh, Le Bernardin, Toydini, Imperative, Gamilati, etc.


1st dam

GABANA, by Jungle Pocket. 4 wins from 1400m to 2200m, ARC Avondale Jockey Club H., 2d Avondale JC Woottons Auto Accessories H., 3d Waikato RC Lindauer H. Half-sister to RICHRACER, Ky's the Limit. This is her third foal. Dam of two foals to race, both winners-

Dee and Gee (f. by Darci Brahma). 3 wins from 1600m to 2500m in 2017-18, CJC Sothys H., 2d Southland RC Invercargill Gold Cup, 3d Otago RC KB Contractors H.

Marshal (f. by Darci Brahma). Winner at 2100m in 2016-17 in NZ.


2nd dam

STAR PARADE, by Crested Wave. Placed in NZ. Half-sister to ARMSTRONG, SPIRITUAL STAR, STAR ON ICE (dam of THREE CHIMNEYS). Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

RICHRACER (Pentire). 5 wins from 1200m to 2250m, A$99,100, SAJC Port Adelaide Cup, L, MRC Lucrative H.

Ky's the Limit (Bertolini). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$106,078, MVRC Tibaldi Flavior H., 2d MRC Summoned S., L, H., 4th MRC Race-Tech Classic, L.

Gabana. 4 wins. See above.

Percy on Parade. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, SCTC XXXX Summer Bright H., 2d SAJC City of Marion H., 3d MRC (Mornington) European Auto Refinishers H., National Jockeys Trust Series Heat H.

Pentoscar. 2 wins at 1600m, 1850m, 3d MRC Palfresco H.

Lionstar. Winner at 2100m, 2d Waikato RC Sue & Merv's Birthday H. Dam of-

Secret Ambition (Jimmy Choux). Winner at 1600m in 2017-18, 3d ARC 3YO Salver, L.

Bazinger. 2 wins at 1400m, Levin RC Graeme Bagrie Contracts Ltd H., 3d Marton JC Pilet Contracting & Pioneer Seeds H.

Hee's a Maverick. 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m to 2017, Singapore TC Super Easy S., Class 5 H., 2d Singapore TC Kranji C S., Graduation S., Initiation P., RDA Cup, 3d Singapore TC Kranji D S.

Cosmo Marrone. 3 wins at 1300m, 1400m in Japan.


3rd dam

LILTING STAR, by Planet Kingdom. 2 wins at 1650m, BATC Moyston Graduation S. Three-quarter-sister to Fairy Kingdom (dam of RYUJIN), half-sister to PARADE. Dam of 12 named foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ARMSTRONG (Classic Fame). 8 wins from 1600m to 2200m, NZ$159,750, A$11,912, ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, WRC Lion Brown H., Avondale JC Carol's TAB Manurewa H., Hawkes Bay Xpress Corporate Rentals H., WRC New Zealand Post H., 2d Manawatu Cup, Gr.3, 3d Hawkes Bay Ferguson United Travel H., Taranaki RC Kingsway Menswear Cambridge Suits H., 4th Wellington Cup, Gr.1, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2.

STAR ON ICE (Half Iced). 10 wins from 1200m to 2500m, NZ$98,165, Otago RC Dunedin Gold Cup, Gr.3, CJC Great Autumn S.H., L, Waikouaiti Cup, Otago Thoroughbred Breeders' H., Otago RC Crofters Arms H., Fitzroy Hotel H., 2d CJC Avon City Ford H., Otago RC Cautious Style H., 3d Southland RC Invercargill Gold Cup, Gr.3, 4th Southland RC Invercargill Gold Cup, Gr.3, Otago RC Otago Breeders' S., L. Dam of-

THREE CHIMNEYS (Generous). 7 wins from 2000m to 2400m, NZ$169,122, A$120,000, Wanganui Cup, L, Wanganui JC Hospice Cup, Waikato RC Staples Rodway Waikato Stayers P., WRC Upper Hutt Cup, Upper Hutt City Cup, 2d AJC Chairman's H., Gr.2, WRC Trentham S., Gr.3, Wanganui Cup, L, CJC Racecourse Hotel Motor Lodge H., 3d AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, WRC Align Ltd Electrical Contractors H., Nobilo Wine Group H., 4th New Zealand Cup, Gr.2, Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2, Manawatu Cup, Gr.3.

Halls (Generous). 8 wins from 1600m to 2200m, NZ$228,400, Egmont Cup, Hawkes Bay First Sovereign Trust H., WRC Totara Lodge Motor Inn H., 2d CJC Metropolitan Trophy, Gr.3, Taumarunui Gold Cup, L, BOP RC Kiwifruit Cup, L, Stratford Cup, CJC Winter Classic, Hawkes Bay Traderacks H., Tumu ITM H., Otaki Maori RC Raukawa Cup, WRC Whyte H., Trentham Gold Cup, Red Ruler H., 3d WRC Whyte H., Manawatu RC Majestic Horse Floats H., 4th CJC New Zealand Cup, Gr.3, BOP RC Kiwifruit Cup, L.

SPIRITUAL STAR (Shearwalk). 9 wins from 1400m to 2600m, A$372,825, AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3, Chairman's H., Gr.3, Wyong Cup, L, AJC Bob Kay Bloodstock Welter H., Lester Piggott H., STC Telecom H., Camden Glass H., 2d AJC St Leger, Gr.2, STC Frank Underwood Cup, L, Parramatta Leagues Club Welter H., 3d AJC St Leger, Gr.2, 4th AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1.