Sire: Preferment

Colour: Brown

Dam: Sea Spray

Sex: Colt

Age: 5

Foaled: Sep 25, 2018

Country: New Zealand

Owners: J F Moloney, P B Comley, T O'Brien, G A Pinnuck, K E Brown, D Murkies, Mrs D M O'brien, B F McCartney, J C Morley, G A Allman & Mrs P J Brown

29: 4 - 0 - 3
Wins: 13.8%
Place: 10.3%




Foaled 25th September 2018

SireZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
PREFERMENT (NZ) Lady GiselleNureyev
2011Better AlternativeFlying SpurDanehill
  Ancient LightsCanny Lad
DamVon Costa de HeroEncosta de LagoFairy King
SEA SPRAY (AUS) PiavonicScenic
2011Black PearlThe CommanderSir Tristram
  Go MinstrelKreisler

PREFERMENT (NZ) (Bay 2011-Stud 2017). Champion Stayer in Australia in 2015-16. 5 wins from 2000m to 2500m, A$3,432,730, Victoria Derby, Gr.1, ATC BMW S., Gr.1, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, Turnbull S., Gr.1, ATC Hill S., Gr.2, 2d ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, Geelong Classic, L, 4th ATC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, VRC Turnbull S., Gr.1. Brother to SW Rezoned (South Australia Fillies Classic, Gr.3). His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

Sea Spray, by Von Costa de Hero. 3 wins at 1100m, 1400m, A$239,375, MRC Yellowglen P., Beck Property Group H., 2d VRC Lexus Hybrid P., L, Denis Walter Afternoons 3YO Trophy, MRC Equiano King of Speed 2YO H., Cleanaway Slow Down to Get Around H., 3d MRC Geoff Murphy H., MVRC Ellar Labs H. This is her first foal.


2nd dam

BLACK PEARL, by The Commander. Raced once. Half-sister to Sardonyx. Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 5 winners-

Sea Spray (Von Costa de Hero). 3 wins. See above.

Denoninator. 9 wins from 1400m to 2200m, A$257,495, BRC Rawgroup Hospitality H., Driver Recruitment H., H., CNW H., 2d BRC Harriet Horsfall Scholar H., Country Music Raceday H., Ipswich Cup Tix Selling Fast H., 3d Ipswich TC Qld Times Provincial Stayers H.

Midnight Pearl. 7 wins from 1100m to 2000m, A$107,800 in Aust.

Just de One. 2 wins at 1600m in Aust.

Star of Jewels. Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Star of Pearls. Placed in Aust.


3rd dam

Go Minstrel, by Kreisler. 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, ARC Annette Oughton Juvenile H., STC Water Safety H., Counties RC Kevens Carpet Court Juvenile H., South Auckland Racing Club Sprint H., 2d Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, STC Domain H., ARC Westminster Sprint H., Waikato RC Revel Somervell Video H., James Sarten Memorial H., 3d ARC Mars Bar Sprint H., 4th Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3. Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

Sardonyx (Ebony Grosve). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d Waikato RC Gaye McClunie H., 3d BOP RC Tauranga Classic, L-twice, ARC Thomsons Frozen Foods H., Avondale JC Matua Valley Wines H. Dam of-

Sardaaj (Iffraaj). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$80,435, A$20,000, Waikato RC On the Lawn H., 2d WRC Levin Classic, Gr.1, ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, MVRC William Hill H.

Our Patriarch. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, Waikato RC Crossroads Waikato's Pub H., 2d ARC Tuckers Ridge H.

Our McKay. Winner at 1400m, 2d Waikato RC BCD Group H.

Sardios. Winner at 1200m in NZ.

Silver Nikita. 5 wins from 1000m to 1800m in Korea.

Mr Nikolas. 2 wins at 1000m, 1400m in Korea.

Ruby's Command. Placed in NZ.

Commander Niko. Placed in NZ.


4th dam

ACCELERANDO, by Musical Phantasy. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Dam of 3 named foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Go Minstrel (Kreisler). 4 wins. See above.

Ebony Gold. Winner at 1400m, 2d Avondale JC Auto Auctions H.


5th dam

SECOND ATTEMPT, by Saraceno. Raced twice. Half-sister to Second Duty, Loose Talk - Noble Action (Mal.). Dam of 3 foals, all raced, 2 winners-

Accelerando. Winner. See above.

Gold Empress. Winner at 1200m in NZ.

Sericha. Placed at 2 in NZ. Dam of-

Geum Ran Cho. 2 wins at 1000m, 1400m in Korea.

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