Choux Like Mad

Choux Like Mad

Sire: Jimmy Choux

Dam: Tender Poison

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Oct 28th, 2015

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Navy Blue, Sky Blue Epaulettes, White Sleeves, Navy Blue Cap, Sky Blue Star

Trainer's Name: Paul Rocke


M D Rocke, K B Hitch, Mrs S R Stuart, B D Stuart, B Moore, D Beltrami, O Dimech, F G Smith, A J Scafidi, P J Mathews, D Shulman, Mrs P F McColl, M J McColl, N P Brennan, Ms K J Laidlaw, Newminster Thoroughbreds (Mgr: A P Scafidi) & Kandy Racing (Mgr: Ms K L Solomon)

Career Record: 2-0-0-0

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Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2015

SireThorn ParkSpinning WorldNureyev
JIMMY CHOUX (NZ) JoyBluebird
  GaleWild Rampage
DamPalace MusicThe MinstrelNorthern Dancer
TENDER POISON (AUS) Come My PrincePrince John
1997MatinsSeattle SlewBold Reasoning
  Before DawnRaise a Cup

JIMMY CHOUX (NZ) (Bay 2007-Stud 2012). 12 wins-3 at 2, New Zealand Derby, Gr.1. Leading NZ First Season Sire 2015-16. Sire of 141 rnrs, 59 wnrs, inc. SW (The) Bostonian (Sunshine Coast Guineas, Gr.3), Manolo Blahniq, SP Jimmy Lincoln - Great Profit (H.K.), The Great Southern - Baccarat (Sing.), What Choux Want, Secret Ambition, Addison, Cobblertothestars and of Blitzing, Marbles, Midnight Runner, Noble Delight, Batabullet, Chambon, Chaussure, etc.


1st dam

TENDER POISON, by Palace Music. Placed at 3 in Aust. Half-sister to PROWL, I ROCK MY WORLD, Troposphere (dam of STOKER). Dam of eight named foals, all raced, four winners, inc:-

Pirate Queen (f. by Marauding). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, TRC H., Fish Frenzy H., 2d Qld Tatt's RC Australia Post Tattersalls S., L, BTC City Pacific Finance 2YO H., QTC JC Clark 2YO H., TRC Love 'em Ingham H., George Brown H. Dam of-

One Hellofa Family. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2018-19, MRC Polytrack H.

Grand Armada. 9 wins from 1350m to 1850m, A$135,175, to 2018-19, 2d SAJC RSL & ASC Poppy Week H., 3d SAJC Adelaide Cup 11th March 2YO H., ATA Celebrates 50 Years H.

Anne Bonny. 6 wins to 1550m, A$103,335, to 2017-18 in Aust.

Infantry Eclipse (g. by Per Incanto). Winner at 1400m in Singapore.

The Chargin Peanut (g. by Charge Forward). Winner at 1200m in NZ.

Kuda (g. by Shinko Forest). Winner at 1400m in Aust.

Love Me Tender (f. by Per Incanto). Placed at 3 in 2017-18 in NZ.

Lucretia (f. by Mastercraftsman). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

MATINS, by Seattle Slew. Winner at 8¼f in U.S.A. Sister to Wee Small Hours (dam of J. P. JET), half-sister to Beautiful Gold (dam of BIG GOLD), Blue Saddle, Moranbon. Dam of 15 foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

PROWL (Marauding). Head of The 1997-98 Australasian 2YO Classification. 5 wins-3 at 2-to 1400m, US$89,280, A$1,505,825, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Skyline S., Gr.3, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, Woodbine Allowance, 2d VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2, STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, 3d STC Wallace 2YO H., 4th AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2.

I ROCK MY WORLD (King's Theatre). 9 wins from 1350m to 1600m, NZ$170,350, A$40,520, Wellington Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Viking Ruler H., Times Newspapers H., Catwalk Trust H., Ellerslie at Ruakaka H., Counties RC Alf Cole Memorial H., 2d Avondale Guineas, Gr.2, ARC Ecolab Cyclone Series H., Tractor Centre H., Rennells Jewellers & Engravers H., Cambridge JC Prince Albert Juvenile H., MVRC Blue Ribbon Day Welter H., BTC Sunripe H., Counties RC Trusts Charitable Foundation H., 3d ARC JRA Trophy, Lindauer Piccolo H., Schofield Holden Cup, Lindauer Special Reserve H., MVRC Dominant Chemicals Mile H., Rotorua RC Carson Taylor Ford H., ARC Business World Travel H.

Lifeline Rapide. 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, HK$3,154,200, HKJC Midland the Best Developer H., Panasonic Lamdash Shaver H., Mirs Bay H., Ping Shan H., 2d HKJC Jardine H., Audemars Piguet Millenary H.-twice, Faculty of Business & Economics Alumni H., Hin Keng H., Chevalier Logistics & Warehousing H., 3d HKJC Ma Wan H., Merry Merry H., Ginza H., Panasonic Digital Video Camera H.

Wicker. 4 wins at 1150m, 1200m, Avondale JC Aussie Butcher Botany Downs H., 3d Rotorua RC First Sovereign Trust H.

Troposphere. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

STOKER (Written Tycoon). Winner at 2, A$301,750, MRC Inglis 2YO Premier, RL, 2d MRC Cactus Imaging 2YO P., ATC Watagan Grange H., MRC (Mornington) Cleanaway H., 3d ATC Inglis Sprint, SAJC James Boag's Premium 2YO P., ATC Grange Wyoming H.

Plenty to Like. 3 wins to 1400m, A$125,790, MRC Spicer Thoroughbreds H., 4th SAJC HC Nitschke S., L.

Seattle Red. Winner at 1600m in Aust. Dam of-

Sienna Red. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$159,330, STC De Bortoli Wines 2YO H., ATC Fernwood Moorebank H., Rosehill Gardens Event Centre H., 2d NSW Tatt's RC Royalrandwick on Twitter H., 3d ATC Comfort Inn Hunts Liverpool H., H&B Cooper Glenrock H. Producer.


3rd dam

BEFORE DAWN, by Raise a Cup. Top filly on The 1981 2YO USA Free H. 9 wins-5 at 2, US$432,855, Belmont Matron S., Gr.1, Saratoga Spinaway S., Gr.1, Belmont Astarita S., Gr.2, Fair Grounds Oaks, Gr.3, Belmont Fashion S., L, Hialeah Jasmine S., L, Hibiscus S., L, 2d Belmont Champagne S., Gr.1, Kentucky Oaks, Gr.1, 3d Oaklawn Park Fantasy S., Gr.1. Half-sister to Before Sundown (dam of VINATERO), Jolivar (dam of JOLLY GROOM). Dam of 11 foals, all winners, inc:-

Blue Saddle (Sadler's Wells). Winner at 2400m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Mantes, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Charles et Henry Rouher, L, 3d Deauville Prix de Sassy, 4th Leopardstown Saval Beg S., L.

Moranbon (Sagace). Winner at 1600m, Saint-Cloud Prix Seria, 2d Toulouse Prix Caravelle, L, Prix Occitanie, L. Dam of-

Sakura Tairin (Sakura Bakushin O). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, Kyoto Yamashiro S., Muromachi Tokubetsu, Nakayama Wakatake Sho, 3d Nakayama New Zealand Trophy, L.

Queen Moranbon. Placed in Ireland and France, 3d Longchamp Prix du Pavillon, 4th Evry Prix Roland de Chambure, L. Dam of-

MARANILLA (Desert King). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2100m, £1,908, €94,000, 150,437fr., US$40,460 in France and Germany, Frankfurt Fruhjahrspreis des Bankhaus Metzler, Gr.3, Bremen Walther J Jacobs Rennen, Gr.3, Toulouse Grand Criterium du Languedoc, L, 2d Doncaster BWD Rensburg 2YO S., 4th Saint-Cloud Prix Isonomy, L.

Beautiful Gold (Mr. Prospector). 6 wins, 2d Hawthorne Quick Reward S., L, Turfway Park Wishing Well S., L, 3d Oaklawn Park Pippin S., L, Ellis Park Breeders' Cup H., L, Turfway Park Fairway Fun S., L. Dam of-

BIG GOLD (Brian's Time). 13 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2500m, 351,791,000¥, Hanshin Osaka Jo S., L, Osaka-Hamburg Cup, L, Tokyo Nikkan Sports Sho Nakayama Kimpai, L, 2d Kyoto Tenno Sho (Spring), L, Nikkan Sports Sho Shinzan Kinen, L.

Wee Small Hours. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

J. P. JET (A.P. Jet). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 5f to 8½f, Canterbury Park Victor S Myers Jr S., L, Minnesota Derby, L, Northern Lights Futurity, L, Minnesota Classic Championship S., L, 10,000 Lakes S., L.

Line Squall. Unraced. Dam of-

SUMMER LINE (Tenpins). 8 wins-4 at 2-to 7f in Puerto Rico, Camarero Clasico Ano Nuevo, L. Producer.


Race Record: 2 Starts 0-0-0 A$575.

Raced twice.