Gid Up Strop

Sire: Pendragon

Dam: Cardsino

Colour: Brown

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Nov 14th, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: Black And White Checks, Yellow Sleeves, Black And White Checked Cap


Think Big Stud (Mgrs: D Ramage & Dato Tan Chin Nam), J J Norris, Mrs L S Norris, B H Norris & Mrs A L Norris

Career Record: 27-3-4-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    11.1 %
  • Place
    22.2 %





Brown geldingFoaled in 2011

SireElnadimDanzigNorthern Dancer
PENDRAGON (NZ) Elle SeuleExclusive Native
2002AlacrityGrosvenorSir Tristram
  Daybreak ExpressDuke Ellington
DamFinal CardElounda BayZephyr Bay
CARDSINO (AUS) Coup de ChanceCoup de Feu
1996Balm in GileadRubitonCentury

PENDRAGON (NZ) (Bay 2002-Stud 2007). 2 wins at 1800m, 2000m, STC Gloaming S., Gr.3. Sire of 119 rnrs, 60 wnrs, inc. SW Miss Gunpowder (MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.2), SP The Peak, Abba, Dragon Flyer and of Heartlings, Ivanhoe, Gid Up Strop, Killarney Kid, Mercurial Lad, Supreme Polarity, Yulong Sheng Long, Five Stud Poker, Model Dragon, Subsolar, Beaudragon, Colour of Money, Dragon Wheel - Glorious Sunday (H.K.), Kurrajong Dragon, etc.


1st dam

CARDSINO, by Final Card. Placed at 3 in Aust. Half-sister to Charybdis (dam of THE MESSINA NYMPH, WHY BE). Dam of nine named foals, seven to race, six winners, inc:-

Dark Brown Sugar (f. by Pendragon). 4 wins to 1400m, A$123,395, ATC Bacardi P., Membership on Sale H., 3d ATC Canterbury Park H., Coolmore Australia H., Sydney Carnival on Facebook H.

Leno (g. by Helissio). 4 wins to 1300m, A$118,140, AJC Arncliffe H., Autism Association Building Blocks P.H., STC PJ Gallagher's Irish Pub H., Yalumba Wines Welter H., 2d STC Winning Edge Presentations Welter H., 3d STC Fine & Dandy Welter H.

Gid Up Strop (g. by Pendragon). 3 wins. See below.

Mac Chois (g. by Choisir). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, ATC Champagne Bar Welter H., AJC Miller P., 2d MRC Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria H., STC Spring Racing at the Gardens P., 3d STC Hyland Race Colours H.

Five Stud Poker (g. by Pendragon). Winner at 1200m in 2015-16, BRC Homeloans Optima H.

Come on Strop (g. by Bite the Bullet). Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Mystery Girl (f. by Choisir). Placed at 3 in Aust.

Amazing Dijon (f. by Brackenbury). Unraced. Dam of-

Coachline. 4 wins from 1400m to 2200m, ARC New Zealand Herald H., Counties RC Ron Murphy Memorial H., 2d ARC Brinks H., Waikato RC Jen Campin Racing Stayers Cup, 3d ARC Insphire H., John Deere Agrowquip H., Davis Funeral Services H.

Quickmatch. Winner at 1000m in Aust.


2nd dam

BALM IN GILEAD, by Rubiton. 2 wins at 1400m, 2200m, VRC Vanity S., L, Geelong RC Oaks Trial S., L. Dam of 10 foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Maranello. 5 wins from 1450m to 2700m, A$91,080, VRC Il Primo Ristorante H., MVRC Julius Marlow H., SAJC Kennett Builders H., 2d MVRC Strathyr H., Gazette 2YO P., VATC AR Blackwood H., 3d VRC Victorian Horse Council H., 4th SAJC Rain Lover P., Gr.3.

Pure Delight. Winner at 1600m in NZ.

Sportsgail. Raced twice. Dam of-

Dragster. 5 wins to 1550m to 2016-17, 3d BRC Bloodstock 2YO P.

Tou Shou Bright. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, Singapore TC Initiation P., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC Open H., Kranji C S., Initiation P., Benchmark 67 H.

Charybdis. Unraced. Dam of-

WHY BE (Success Express). Champion 3YO & Older Male Sprinter in Singapore in 2006 & 2008. 21 wins to 1200m, 17,077Rgt., S$2,013,911, Singapore TC Lion City Cup, L, Singapore 4YO Sprint, L, Juvenile Championship, L, Kranji Sprint, L, Fischer S., L-3 times, 3YO Challenge (1st Leg), L, Kranji A S.-5 times, Open H.-twice, Starhub MRA Cup, Progressive H., Kranji B S., Benchmark 97 H., Benchmark 81 H., 2d Singapore TC Kranji A S.-4 times, Open H.-twice, Graduation S., Graduation H., 3d Singapore TC Kranji Sprint, L, Perak TC Class 1 H., Singapore TC Open H., Kranji A S., 4th Singapore TC Lion City Cup, L.

THE MESSINA NYMPH (Commands). 6 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$288,760, to 2015-16, MRC Alinghi S., L, SAJC Manihi Classic, L, WH Wylie H., L, Stellar 3YO P., LUCRF Super H., 2d VRC Spotless 2YO P., 3d SAJC RN Irwin S., Gr.3, MVRC William Crockett S., L, 4th Scone RC Denise's Joy S., L.

Leonforte. 3 wins from 1100m to 1600m to 2015-16, ATC McGrath Estate Agents NSW H., SAJC Christmas in Vegas at Morphettville H., 2d MRC Peter Jackson H.

Charmoss. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, WATC Westspeed 3YO H., 2d WATC Winning Edge Presentations Trophy, Westspeed 2YO P., AHG 2YO P., Westspeed 3YO H., 3d WATC H.

Princess Royale. Winner at 2, 2d MRC TMB Printing H., TRC Book Now Car Leger Site H., 3d SAJC Holdfast Insurance 2YO H.

Maisie Be. Winner at 1200m, 3d Hawkes Bay Bluewater Hotel H.


3rd dam

COSTUME, by Estaminet. Unraced. Sister to Skyrain (dam of SAN SALVADOR), half-sister to CONBITUATE LADY. Dam of 1 foal-

BALM IN GILEAD (Rubiton). 2 wins. See above.


Race Record: 16 Starts 3-2-1 A$131,700.

3 wins from 1200m to 1650m, A$131,700, to 2015-16, BRC Best Security P., Tyremil H., 2d BRC AAMI Stradbroke Day H., Winton Outback Festival H., 3d BRC Sky International H.