TWIG MOSS 3 wins from 1700m to 2200m, Longchamp Prix Noailles, Gr.2, 2d Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de Courcelles, 3d Longchamp Prix Hocquart, Gr.2. Second on Aust. Sire List in 1985-86, 1986-87. Sire of winners of over $17 million - 44 stakes winners, inc. HANDY PROVERB, BETWEEN OURSELVES, ENGLISH WONDER, GATHERNEAUX, CONTWIG, JOINDRE, COMRADE, MIGHTY AVENGER, TWINING, HANGING IN, etc. Maternal sire of winners of over $81 million - 73 stakes winners, inc. KING'S HIGH, DR GRACE, MOSSMAN, FIRE ARCH, EASY ROCKING, VALEDICTUM, THE DELEGATOR, FINAL FANTASY, ASIA, FAIRY KING PRAWN.


1st Dam

LICHEN LADY, by Twig Moss. 2 wins at 1900m, 2000m, STC McPhee Transport S., Crown Control H., 2d AJC Young Crusader H. Half-sister to ANCIENT CITY, Cosign, Foreign Bank (dam of GUINEAS). Dam of six foals, all raced, four winners, inc:-

MOSSMAN (c. by Success Express). Subject horse.

MOSS ROCKET (g. by Rory's Jester). 8 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$712,340, AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, Expressway S., Gr.2, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, AJC Shorts H., Gr.3, STC Star Kingdom S., Gr.3, Illawarra TC Brambles Classic H., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Coca-Cola Classic S., Gr.3, 2d AJC San Domenico S., Gr.2, MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.2, STC Premiere S., Gr.3, Clarence River JC Ramornie H., L, 3d AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, STC Missile S., Gr.3-twice, 4th VRC Lightning S., Gr.1.


2nd Dam

Off Shore, by Grundy. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1½m, Newmarket Running Gap S., 3d Cheshire Oaks, Gr.3. Half-sister to AMICUS - TIEN AN MUN (Mal.), WARBECK, Padski, Lonely Shore (dam of THE WHISTLING TEAL). Dam of 11 named foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

ANCIENT CITY (Pompeii Court). 9 wins from 1200m to 2450m, A$329,650, QTC Eagle Farm S., L, Geelong Cup, L, VATC Mighty Kingdom H., MVRC Marshall Batteries H., VATC Whittier H., Kilsyth Bargain Centre H., 2d VATC Naturalism S., L, VRC Mitch Dowd Boxers H., BTC Conrad International Hotel H., 3d VRC Auckland Racing Club H., L, VATC Naturalism S., L, Ballarat Cup, L, 4th AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1, Geelong Cup, L.

Cosign (Century). 13 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$221,905, SAJC Divide & Rule H., VATC Lord Welter H., Seymour Cup, Moe Cup, VATC Mitcham Welter H., 2d Moonee Valley Cup, Gr.2, Cranbourne Cup, L, MVRC Beaconsfield H., 3d MVRC Xerox Malcolm McArthur H., Les Gillies H.

Stashed. Placed in NZ and Aust. Dam of-

Cyber Crime (Success Express). 6 wins from 1600m to 2500m, A$391,880, ATC Free Entry Today H., WATC Del Basso Smallgoods H., Michael Gangemi 90th Birthday H., Geraldton Cup, 2d WATC Detonator S., L, GA Towton Cup, L, Bunbury TC AHA Cup, L-twice, WATC Happy 21st Birthday Blythe Jackson H., Reed Resources H., Isika Perth H., 3d Bunbury Cup, L, 4th Bunbury Cup, L, Northam Cup, L.

Pocket Aces. Unraced. Dam of-

BALMONT GIRL (Balmont). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2400m, A$858,550, Western Australian Oaks, Gr.3, WATC Asian Beau S., Gr.3, Natasha S., L, Westspeed Nursery H., Singapore Turf Club Trophy H., 2d WATC Railway S., Gr.1, Strickland S., Gr.3, St Leger, L, Aquanita S., L, Starstruck Classic, L, 3d WATC Railway S., Gr.1, Northerly S., Gr.3, Champion Fillies S., Gr.3.

Foreign Bank. Unplaced. Dam of-

GUINEAS (Crown Jester). Second on The 1996-97 Australasian 2YO Classification. 10 wins-7 at 2-to 1200m, A$1,834,685, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, STC Concorde S., Gr.3, Missile S., Gr.3, Skyline S., Gr.3, AJC Kindergarten S., L, BTC Stakes, L, QTC JF Meynink S., L, Qld Tatt's RC Foster's 2YO H., QTC Ayr H., 2d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, AJC Shorts H., Gr.3, STC Heritage S., L, 3d STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, VATC HDF McNeil S., L, 4th MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, Expressway S., Gr.2, QTC Cup, Gr.2.

Takas (Quest for Fame). 3 wins from 1250m to 1600m, A$193,275, AJC Cascades H., STC Rooty Hill RSL Club & Resort P., Tip Top Bakeries H., 2d STC Peter Pan S., Gr.2, Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3, Gosford Slipper, L, STC Club NSW & Club Keno H., Nivea Visage H., 3d STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, AJC Convention Centre H.

Specie. Unraced. Dam of-

THE BOWLER (Testa Rossa). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 950m to 1700m, A$471,145, SAJC RA Lee S., Gr.3, VRC Flight Lt Peter Armytage H., Williamstown H., MRC Schweppes H., MVRC Jeep 55 Second Challenge Heat H., Bendigo JC Hashtag H., MRC (Mornington) Blue Diamond Nominations 2YO P., 2d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, VRC Taj Rossi Series Final H., L, MRC Weekend Hussler S., L, 3d GCTC Magic Millions Cup, L, VRC Ross Stevenson Trophy, 4th Sale Cup, L.