Almost Court

Sire: Alamosa

Dam: Cinder Bella

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Oct 24th, 2012

Country: New Zealand

Silks: White, Black Yoke, Red Braces & Cuffs, Red & White Quartered Cap


P A Jones, P H Joseph, Mrs B M Joseph, B D Court, Mrs L S Court, M G Jones, Mrs M T Guthrie-Curran, J Black, Mrs E M Black, M K Walcott, A M Mills, D L Gaul, M D Gaul, M Gray, A Smith, G Kearney, J Kearney, B Arcidiacono, L M Bason & J J R Partnership (Mgr: Mrs B M Joseph)

Career Record: 16-7-3-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    43.8 %
  • Place
    25.0 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireO'ReillyLast TycoonTry My Best
ALAMOSA (NZ) CourtzaPompeii Court
2004Lodore MysticCentaineCentury
  Logical MissSound Reason
DamVictory DanceSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
CINDER BELLA (NZ) Tree of KnowledgeSassafras
1995Lucky JewelLucky RingAuction Ring
  Tribal HonourYallah Native

ALAMOSA (NZ) (Brown 2004-Stud 2009). 10 wins-3 at 2, MRC Toorak H., Gr.1. Leading NZ First Season Sire 2012-13. Sire of 221 rnrs, 128 wnrs, inc. SW Kirramosa (VRC Oaks, Gr.1), Stolen Dance, Alamer, Strada Cavallo, Wafer, Alinko Prince, Goodman, Salamanca, SP Beefeater, Al Pacino, Silk Belt, Aspen, Barcelo, Could be Pearls, A la Victory, Asprey, Quintette, Aquamosa and of Undercover, McQueen, Optimistic, Alamosa Express, Jessiegee, Alamonteel, etc.


1st dam

CINDER BELLA, by Victory Dance. Joint third filly on The 2000-01 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 12 wins from 1200m to 2050m, NZ$646,150, A$65,000, Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1, WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, BOP RC Japan-New Zealand International Trophy, Gr.2, Cambridge JC Travis S., Gr.2, WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, Egmont RC Fayette Park S., Gr.3, Manawatu RC DB Draught 1600 H., L, Thomas Griggs & Son H., 2d ARC Easter H., Gr.1, WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Otaki Maori RC WFA S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Mudgway Partsworld S., Gr.2, Hawke's Bay Challenge S., Gr.3-twice, WRC Drake International H., 3d VATC Sandown Classic, Gr.2, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, 4th VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.1, WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1. Dam of six foals, four to race, two winners, inc:-

Almost Court (g. by Alamosa). Winner. See below.

Sweet Bucks (f. by Alamosa). Winner at 1600m in 2015-16, 3d Ipswich TC XXXX Good as Gold P.

Bello Cappello (f. by Zabeel). Placed in Aust. Dam of-

Betican. Winner at 1350m, BRC Bollinger P., 3d BRC Treasury Wines Estates H.

Zinder Bella (f. by Zabeel). Unraced. Dam of-

Revelstoke. Winner at 2300m in NZ.


2nd dam

LUCKY JEWEL, by Lucky Ring. Raced twice. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

CINDER BELLA (Victory Dance). 12 wins. See above.

Never Back Down. 5 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$188,695, to 2016-17, ATC TAB Quaddie H., H., Bowermans Furniture H., All Too Hard at Vinery H., 2d ATC Theraces H., TAB Rewards H., 3d ATC Testa Rossa at Vinery P., H., TAB Place Multi H., Hyland Race Colours H., McGrath Estate Agents H., TAB Early Quaddie H.

Storm Jewel. Raced twice. Dam of-

Stormpastthepost - Winning Speed (H.K.). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Manawatu RC Ashhurst Business Houses H., 2d HKJC Panasonic Workio H.

True Courage. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m, HKJC Shum Shui Po H., Tsap Tseung H., 2d HKJC Gladiolus H., Cleveland H., 3d HKJC Queen's Road East H.

Proclaimer. Winner at 2000m, 2d NSW Tatt's RC Zephyr Bay H.

St Henri. Winner at 1100m in 2015-16 in Aust.


3rd dam

TRIBAL HONOUR, by Yallah Native. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to Marquise. Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Tribesman. 6 wins from 1300m to 3200m, R260,962, Arlington Glenlair Trophy, 4th Turffontein Home Guard H., L.

Citadel. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, HKJC Wellington H., Chek Lap Kok H., Purves Quaich H., Ellerslie H., 2d HKJC Panasonic Gaoo H., 3d HKJC Cox's H., Inch Arran H.

King of the Tribe. 3 wins at 1450m, 1600m, R180,560 in South Africa.


4th dam

BIRTHRIGHT, by Rego. 8 wins-2 at 2-to 7f, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2, AJC Kia-Ora H., Peakhurst Flying H., Welter H.-twice, City Tatt's RC 2YO H., NSW Tatt's RC Flying Welter H., STC Ryde H., 2d STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, AJC Gimcrack S., Gr.3, 4th AJC Villiers S., Gr.3, Reginald Allen H., L, Keith Mackay H., L. Sister to BAGUETTE, HEIRLOOM (dam of BLUE MOUNTAIN), three-quarter-sister to FAR VISTA (dam of WILLOWY), Superego, half-sister to CABOCHON, BETELGEUSE, Lucie Manette (dam of OF TWO CITIES). Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Marquise (Novalis). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, WATC Lavender Graduation S., 2d AJC Keith Mackay H., L, 3d AJC Tobruk H., STC Petersham H., 4th AJC Widden S., L. Dam of-

Vaudeville Lass. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of-

Zvornik Lass. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Southampton. Winner at 800m in Aust. Dam of-

DUTCHY'S LASS (Dutch Harry). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$146,288, MVRC William Crockett S., L, Moonee Valley Saves Water 2YO H., MRC Wood Court Inn 2YO P., 2d MVRC Moreton Hire 2YO P., 3d VRC Western Health Sponsors 2YO P., 4th MVRC Red Anchor S., Gr.3. Producer.

Star of Lanka. Winner at 1400m, STC Dahlia H.


Race Record: 6 Starts 1-2-0 NZ$13,975.

Winner at 1400m in 2015-16, 2d CJC Blue Star Taxis H.