My Giuliano

Sire: Choisir

Dam: Calm

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Aug 30th, 2012

Country: Australia


T W Hedley, J L Cooke, T W Hedley, B J McDonald, J McDonald, J McDonald, N A McDonald,& R J Schumacher

Career Record: 44-8-4-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    18.2 %
  • Place
    18.2 %





Bay GeldingFoaled in 2012

SireDanehill DancerDanehillDanzig
CHOISIR (AUS) Mira AdondeSharpen Up
1999Great SelectionLunchtimeSilly Season
  Pensive MoodBiscay
DamMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
CALM (GB) FloripedesTop Ville
2006Western AppealGone WestMr. Prospector
  ZaizafonThe Minstrel

CHOISIR (AUS) (Chestnut 1999-Stud 2003). 7 wins-3 at 2, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire of 1702 rnrs, 1111 wnrs, 95 SW, inc. Olympic Glory (Longchamp Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere, Gr.1), Starspangledbanner, The Mission, Obviously, Sacred Choice, Historian, Choice Bro, The Last Lion, Japonisme, Divine Prophet, Kushadasi, Sir Moments, Dreamscape, Hurried Choice, Glory Awaits, Secret Weapon, Celtic Dancer, Stimulation, Music Bay, Rajasinghe, Chandlery, etc.


1st dam

CALM, by Montjeu. 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, AJC Waterloo H., Chantilly Prix de l'Ile d'Amour, 2d STC Freeways's Great Steaks H., Rosehill Event Centre H. Half-sister to Breath of Air, Desert Image. Dam of two foals, one to race, inc:-

My Giuliano (g. by Choisir). 8 wins. See below.


2nd dam

Western Appeal, by Gone West. Winner at 1400m, Deauville Prix de Vire, 3d Deauville Prix de Saint-Cyr, L. Sister to ZAFONIC, ZAMINDAR, three-quarter-sister to Botanic, Hachita (dam of ANNOUNCE, MEXICAN GOLD), Blagdon (dam of ACOUSTICAL), half-sister to CHOICE SPIRIT, Shuttle Diplomacy, Press Baron, Descant (dam of COUGAR MOUNTAIN). Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Breath of Air (Bated Breath). Winner at 2, Newbury British Stallion Studs 2YO S., 3d Doncaster S., L, Doncaster Specialist Aviation Services H.

Desert Image (Beat Hollow). Winner at 2, 2d Newmarket Montrose S., L, Newbury Dubai Duty Free Full of Surprises 2YO Fillies' S. Producer.

Calm. 2 wins. See above.

Full Steam. Winner at 1600m, Chantilly Prix de la Prairie, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Tahiti.


3rd dam

ZAIZAFON, by The Minstrel. 2 wins at 2, Newcastle Seaton Delaval S., Gr.3, 3d Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.2, 4th Doncaster Champagne S., Gr.2, Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.2, Newmarket Child S., Gr.3. Sister to Mariakova (dam of WELL BEYOND), half-sister to Dangora (dam of DANZARI), Factual, Magnified, Model Bride (dam of ARABRIDE), Modena (dam of ELMAAMUL, REAMS OF VERSE, MANIFEST, MODERN DAY, MODERNISE, HIGH WALDEN, MODESTA, NOVELLARA). Dam of 13 foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

ZAFONIC (Gone West). Horse of the Year in Europe in 1993. Head of The 1992 2YO & 1993 3YO European Classifications. 5 wins-4 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, £205,922, 1,628,000fr., Longchamp Prix de la Salamandre, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Deauville Prix de Tancarville, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Djebel, L. Sire.

ZAMINDAR (Gone West). 2 wins at 2, Deauville Prix de Cabourg, Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de la Saone, 2d Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1, Prix de Ris-Orangis, Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix de la Salamandre, Gr.1. Champion sire.

CHOICE SPIRIT (Danzig). 2 wins at 1600m, Deauville Prix de la Calonne, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Pegase, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Amandine, L. Dam of-

Hachita. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 3d Newmarket Curragh Home of the Irish Classics H., Sandown London Stock Exchange 2YO S. Dam of-

ANNOUNCE (Selkirk). 5 wins from 2000m to 2500m, €394,960, Deauville Prix Jean Romanet, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix Allez France, Gr.3, Deauville Prix Minerve, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de Thiberville, L, Prix des Favorites, 2d Longchamp Prix de l'Opera, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Corrida, Gr.2, Longchamp La Coupe, Gr.3, 4th Grand Prix de Vichy, Gr.3. Producer.

MEXICAN GOLD (Medaglia d'Oro). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 1700m, €128,035, US$92,000, Longchamp Prix de la Grotte, Gr.3, Deauville Prix d'Hotot en Auge, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Saint-Cyr, L, 3d Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, Belmont Athenia S., Gr.3, 4th Del Mar Matriarch S., Gr.1.

Shuttle Diplomacy (Seeking the Gold). 2 wins at 1400m, Longchamp Prix de Tivoli, Prix des Arts et Metiers, 2d Longchamp Prix de Fontainebleau, Gr.3. Sire.

Press Baron (Private Account). 2 wins at 2, 3d Longchamp Prix de Suresnes, L, Evry Prix Herod, L, Prix Matchem, L.

Western Appeal (Gone West). Winner. See above.

Botanic (Mr. Prospector). Winner at 6½f in U.S.A, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Cor de Chasse, L. Sire.

Marching West. Winner at 2, Deauville Prix de Cleronde, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Mordant, 4th Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.2. Dam of-

Moorside (Champs Elysees). Winner at 1½m, 2d Chester Cheshire Oaks, L, 4th Leopardstown Stanerra S., L.

Hint of Promise. Winner at 1m in GB. Dam of-

GIVE ME A HINT (Merit Man). 3 wins at 2, Santa Anita Golden State Juvenile Fillies S., L.

Bold Empress. Winner at 2, Evry Prix Punta Gorda. Dam of-

Well Dressed (Sadler's Wells). Winner at 2200m, 2d Longchamp Prix de Courcelles, L, Chantilly Prix du Labyrinthe, Saint-Cloud Prix d'Ellon, 4th Le Croise-Laroche Grand Prix du Nord, L.

Tsar's Pride (Sadler's Wells). Winner at 2400m, Deauville Prix de Troam, 2d Longchamp Prix de Liancourt, L. Dam of-

EXHIBIT ONE (Silver Hawk). Champion Older Female in Italy in 2007 (Long). 3 wins at 2000m, 2400m, £19,884, €201,651, Rome Premio Carlo d'Alessio, Gr.3, Milan Premio Paolo Mezzanotte, Gr.3, 2d Milan Premio Ambrosiano, Gr.3, 3d Gran Premio di Milano, Gr.1, Deauville Prix de Pomone, Gr.2, 4th Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1. Dam of-

MAITRES D'ART (Zenno Rob Roy). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, 194,248,000¥, Chukyo Chunichi Shimbun Hai, Gr.3, 2d Niigata Kinen, Gr.3, 3d Nakayama American Jockey Club Cup, Gr.2, Keisei Hai, Gr.3, Tokyo Kyodo News Service Hai, Gr.3, Niigata Daishoten, Gr.3.

ROSTOVA (Arch). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, Chantilly Prix Casimir Delamarre, L, Goodwood Breeders Backing Racing Fillies' S., Newmarket NGK Spark Plugs H., 4th Toulouse Prix Fille de l'Air, Gr.3.

PAVLOSK (Arch). 2 wins at 7f, 1m, York Fillies' S., L, Newbury Bridget Fillies' S., 4th York Strensall S., Gr.3, Lingfield Chartwell S., Gr.3. Producer.

Bold Assumption. Unraced. Dam of-

IRISH ROOKIE (Azamour). 2 wins at 2, £92,349, €137,670, Newmarket Montrose S., L, 2d Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, Curragh Ridgewood Pearl S., Gr.2, 3d Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.1.

Daring Action. Unraced. Dam of-

DARING LOVE (Big Shuffle). 3 wins at 2 in Germany, Baden-Baden Maurice Lacroix Trophy, Gr.2, Cologne Oppenheim Rennen, L.

DARING MATCH (Call Me Big). 5 wins to 1300m, €151,050 in Germany, Hoppegarten Hoppegartener Sprint Cup, L-twice, 2d Baden-Baden Goldene Peitsche, Gr.2, Silberne Peitsche, Gr.3, 3d Baden-Baden Goldene Peitsche, Gr.2.

Descant. Unraced. Dam of-

COUGAR MOUNTAIN (Fastnet Rock). Joint Champion Older Male Miler in Ireland in 2015. 3 wins at 6f, 1m, £183,956, €95,620, US$20,000, QAR160,160, Newmarket Joel S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Desmond S., Gr.3, 2d Curragh Phoenix Sprint S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Desmond S., Gr.3, Amethyst S., Gr.3, Qatar Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Cup, 3d Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.1, Leopardstown Amethyst S., Gr.3, 4th Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, Naas Renaissance S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Heritage S., L.

Ambiguity (Fastnet Rock). Winner at 2, 3d Curragh Marble Hill S., L.


Race Record: 41 Starts 8-4-4 A$427,785.

8 wins from 1900m to 2200m, A$427,785, to 2018-19, BRC Madison Cleaning Services H., ATC IGA Liquor H., Headwater at Vinery P., New Law H., Pluck at Vinery H., BRC Lite n' Easy H., Evian H., Hamilton Hotel H., 2d BRC Prop House H., ATC McGrath Estate Agents H., BRC Bentleys CA H., 3d ATC Theraces H., Cellarbrations P., P.