Our Shanakee

Our Shanakee
Sire: God's Own
Dam: Thoressa
Colour: Bay
Gender: Gelding
Age: 8 year old
Foaled: Aug 30th, 2011
Country: Australia
Silks: Green, White Sleeves And Cap


D Bester

Career Record: 30 - 5 - 7 - 2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    16.7 %
  • Place
    30.0 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2011

SireRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
GOD'S OWN (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2002Angel in DisguiseSky ChaseStar Way
  Ziegfield LassShowdown
DamHurricane SkyStar WatchBletchingly
THORESSA (AUS) Dancing ShowNijinsky
2002FlaxWestern SymphonyNijinsky
  BlondieHasty Cloud

GOD'S OWN (AUS) (Bay 2002-Stud 2006). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1600m, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 409 rnrs, 240 wnrs, inc. SW Mio Dio (SAJC Spring S., Gr.3), Brook Road, By the Grace, Inner Warrior, Bel Thor, Balzeus, Vatican, Utah Saints, SP Sirbible, Divine Moon, God's in Him, Pillar of Creation, Thunder Rain and of Concrete Johnny, Rod's Opinion, Father Ned, Putyourfaithinme, Alaskan Wolf, Bolord, Godzone Girl, Our Shanakee, Atlanta Dream, etc.


1st dam

THORESSA, by Hurricane Sky. Winner at 1600m, 2d AJC A Good Year H. Sister to Cascade Emerald. Dam of four foals, all raced, three winners, inc:-

Our Shanakee (g. by God's Own). 5 wins. See below.

Sacred Journey (g. by God's Own). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1800m, A$119,300 in Aust.

Isere (f. by Statue of Liberty). Winner at 1150m in 2017-18 in Aust.


2nd dam

FLAX, by Western Symphony. Unplaced. Sister to PROCOL HARUM, half-sister to LIBRICI, BEACHSIDE (dam of CANNSEA), DOUBLE TAKE, Waewaetorea (dam of KING'S SEAL). Dam of 10 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Cascade Emerald (Hurricane Sky). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$84,350, MVRC Slade Bloodstock H., Pedro's Pride 2YO H., 2d MVRC William Crockett S., L, MRC Eye Celebrity Soire Classic H., 3d MRC Sufficient H. Producer.

By Choice. 6 wins at 1200m, 1300m, A$79,100, BRC Bundaberg Distilling Company H., 2d BRC Austcover H., Sky Racing H., 3d BRC Genuine Recycling H., Mater Dei School H., Ormiston College H.

Puerto Galera. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, WATC Pr.com Members Lounge H., 3d WATC Crown Lager H., Westspeed 3YO H., Westspeed 3YO H.

Turf Luck. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, HKJC Gascoigne H., Lyttelton H., 2d HKJC Mount Parker H., Holly H., 3d HKJC Schnitzer H.


3rd dam

BLONDIE, by Hasty Cloud. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to Time o' Day, half-sister to WELLINGTON ROAD. Dam of 13 named foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

LIBRICI (Imperial Seal). 6 wins from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$31,935, A$127,500, Queensland Derby, Gr.1, QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.2, ARC Nelson H., Waikato RC Hautapu H., Gordonton P., 2d Avondale Championship S., Gr.2, 3d Waikato RC Sir Vigilant H., 4th VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, BOP RC Japan-New Zealand Trophy, Gr.2, Waikato RC International S., Gr.2.

PROCOL HARUM (Western Symphony). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$522,690, VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, GJ Coles S.H., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Spring S., L, STC Truscotts Superfecta H., Free Day H., 2d VRC Great Western H., Gr.3, Gosford Classic, L, 3d AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Hobartville S., Gr.2, VATC Spring P.H., L, 4th QTC Castlemaine Perkins H., L, STC Festival H., L. Sire.

DOUBLE TAKE (Phizam). 9 wins from 1150m to 3200m, NZ$99,315, A$360,600, New Zealand Cup, Gr.2, Bendigo Cup, L, Werribee Cup, L, STC WJ McKell Cup, L, Winter Cup, L, Festival Supermarkets Welter H., AHA Members H., 2d AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3, Werribee Cup, L, 3d ACT RC Canberra Cup, L, CJC Great Autumn S.H., L, NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's Club Cup, L, 4th VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1.

BEACHSIDE (Crested Wave). 7 wins from 1450m to 2400m, A$523,380, Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.2, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, Ipswich Cup, Gr.3, SAJC Hill-Smith S., L, VATC Schweppes Cup, L, SAJC Super Legend Cricket Bat H., STC Jindabyne H., 2d Gosford Gold Cup, Gr.3, SAJC Swettenham Stud S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1, Wyong Cup, L, AJC Emancipation S., L, 4th STC Grace Bros Queen of the Turf S., Gr.3. Dam of-

CANNSEA (Canny Lad). Third top filly on The 1997-98 NZ 2YO Free H. 6 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$286,400, A$7,200, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.2, Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.2, Counties Challenge S., L, Waikato RC Sprint H., L, ARC Germano H., 2d ARC Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3, 3d ARC Newstalk ZB H., 4th Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, MVRC Champagne S., Gr.2. Dam of-

One Perfect Day. Winner at 1250m, STC Rosehill Gardens Boat Show H., 2d MRC Cath White Memorial H. Dam of-

SUMMER'S DAY (Darci Brahma). 6 wins to 1400m, NZ$165,960, BOP RC Tauranga Classic, L, ARC Edwards Sound Chairmans Trophy H., 2d Manawatu Challenge S., Gr.2, Levin S., L.

Boracay. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

CHARLEVOIX (New Approach). 4 wins from 1400m to 2600m, A$344,950, to 2016-17, MRC Galilee Series Final H., L, VRC North East Region H., MRC Grand Hotel Frankston P., 4th MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2.

Light Music. Unraced. Dam of-

Chess Record - Clemson (Mac.) (Redoute's Choice). 7 wins from 1350m to 2000m, A$190,050, M$274,750 in Aust. and Macau, AJC Prince of Wales Hospital Foundation H., Royal Supplier H., NSW Tatt's RC Young Members Spring Mixer P., 2d Gosford Gold Cup, L.

Little Star. Unraced. Dam of-

Matter of Fact (Casual Lies). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1950m, CJC Avon City Ford 2YO H., 2d Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L, CJC Millennium Hotel 3YO H., 4th North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L.

Star Child. Unraced. Dam of-

KAPTIVE JEWEL (Kaapstad). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$87,300, Counties Challenge S., L, ARC Ra Ora S., L, Waikato RC Star Way S., L, 2d WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.3. Producer.

Unbeatable. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Dam of-

EAGLE (Clangalang). 7 wins from 1100m to 2000m, 897,972Rgt. in Malaysia, Penang Sprint Trophy, L, 2d Selangor Gold Cup, L-twice, Penang TC Malayan Racing Association Cup, L, 3d Penang TC Yang di Pertua Negeri Gold Cup, L.

Waewaetorea. Unraced. Dam of-

KING'S SEAL (Imperial Seal). 11 wins-2 at 2-from 850m to 1850m in NZ and Malaysia, Perak TC Coronation Cup, L, Selangor TC Piala Emas Sultan Selangor, L, Singapore TC Lion City Cup, L, MRA Cup, 2d Singapore TC Lion City Cup, L.


Race Record: 25 Starts 5-7-1 A$98,061.

5 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$98,061, to 2017-18, TRC AWM Electrical H., Book Royal Raceday P., Ray Bean H., TTC Luxbet Function Centre H., 2d Devonport Cup, TRC Raine & Horne Hobart H., Elders Real Men Wear Pink H., SKY & ATA Trainer's Trust H.

Recent Racing Record

  • 3-4 Oct 06, 2019
    Devonport Synthetic (7)
    Jockey: T Baker
  • 4-6 Sep 15, 2019
    Devonport Synthetic (5)
    Jockey: Sigrid Carr
  • 5-5 Oct 31, 2018
    Launceston (7)
    Jockey: Sigrid Carr
  • 7-8 Oct 17, 2018
    Launceston (7)
    Jockey: J Maskiell
  • 4-5 Sep 30, 2018
    Hobart (2)
    Jockey: Teagan Voorham
  • 2-11 Jan 10, 2018
    Devonport Synthetic (9)
    Jockey: D Pires
  • 2-10 Dec 08, 2017
    Devonport Synthetic (7)
    Jockey: D Pires
  • 2-8 Nov 18, 2017
    Hobart (8)
    Jockey: I Amirul
  • 1-10 Nov 07, 2017
    Hobart (6)
    Jockey: Teagan Voorham
  • 2-6 Oct 08, 2017
    Hobart (1)
    Jockey: M Ulucinar