Melberra Star

Melberra Star

Sire: Denman

Dam: Val de Loire

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Nov 21st, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: Red, Yellow Diamond And Armbands, Yellow And Red Spots Cap


P H Joseph, Mrs B M Joseph, P A Jones, Mrs J S Casey, Miss J M Casey, Mrs L J Miers, D G Miers, H A Doyle, Mrs J A Doyle, S Doyle, Mrs A Doyle, Est J I Taylor, P E Donaldson & Mrs A Donaldson

Career Record: 31-5-4-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    16.1 %
  • Place
    19.4 %





Bay fillyFoaled in 2011

DENMAN (AUS) ShadeaStraight Strike
  Market MaidMarscay
DamMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
VAL DE LOIRE (NZ) FloripedesTop Ville
2003Greta HallKaapstadSir Tristram

DENMAN (AUS) (Brown 2006-Stud 2010). 9 wins-3 at 2-to 1400m, A$1,201,975, STC Golden Rose S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Preserve and SW Rio Osa. Sire of SW Fitocracy (SAJC Schweppervescence S., Gr.3), Kuro, Law - Turf Sprint (H.K.), Pinch River, Shigeru Sendan, SP Caro Kann, Igraine, Piacenza and of Secret Trail, Grapevine, Denpurr, Our Vidia, Viascon, Easy Flyer, Inkulu, Ionlythinkofyou, Jacoman, Rose of Man, Deitch, Denman Flyer, Deja Blue, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

VAL DE LOIRE, by Montjeu. Winner at 1350m in Aust. Three-quarter-sister to Angelica Hall. Dam of two named foals, both winners-

Tanjier (g. by Lonhro). Winner at 1600m in 2014-15, WATC Get Westspeed Forms in Now H.

Melberra Star (f. by Denman). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

GRETA HALL, by Kaapstad. 5 wins to 1400m, NZ$17,950, A$114,146, Otago Breeders' S., L, NSW Tatt's RC Carrington S., L, STC Triscay S., L, Northern Dancer H. Sister to GOLDEN SWORD, three-quarter-sister to MULAN PRINCESS (dam of ROYAL DESCENT), half-sister to MADAM VALETA (dam of FALKIRK, LUSCILLA), BALMORAL KEEP. Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Angelica Hall (Guillotine). 2 wins at 1200m in 2013-14, ARC Coca-Cola H., 2d ARC Mr Tiz Trophy, Gr.3, Manawatu RC Flying H., L, Mills Reef Winery & Hong Kong Jockey Club Trophy H., 4th WRC Lightning H., L.

Frivolous. 4 wins to 1400m, ARC Singer Group H., Waikato RC Iverquantel H., 3d ARC TJ McKee Trophy.

Veronica Hall. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, CJC Blue Star Taxis H., 3d Otago RC Berkley Stud Sprint H., Hororata RC Selwyn Rakaia Vet Services H., 4th Otago RC Eclipse S., L.


3rd dam

Lovenvain, by Vain. 3 wins at 1100m, 1200m, BOP RC 18th Avenue Motel H., 3d CJC Edward Lumley H., L. Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

GOLDEN SWORD (Kaapstad). 8 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$739,375, AJC Epsom H., Gr.1, VATC Toorak H., Gr.1, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, AJC Carbine Club S., L, VRC Dimattina Arcadia Tomato H., 2d STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, BATC Arco Steel H., 3d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, 4th Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, VATC CF Orr S., Gr.2.

MADAM VALETA (Palace Music). 9 wins to 1400m, NZ$60,150, A$80,000, Rotorua RC Lion Brown 1200 S., Gr.3, QTC Ascot H., L, BATC Diet Coke Welter H., Waikato RC Fairview Motors H., 3d ARC Great Northern Challenge S., Gr.3, QTC Crown Lager H., L, ARC DB Twin Cups H., 4th QTC Qantas Cup, Gr.2, STC Missile S., Gr.3, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L. Dam of-

FALKIRK (Tale of the Cat). Second on The 2003-04 NZ 3YO Free H. 8 wins to 1300m, £8,060, NZ$55,465, A$593,200, QTC Cup, Gr.2, STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, VRC Gilgai S., Gr.3, Cambridge Breeders' S., Gr.3, VRC Bob Hoysted H., L, Hawke's Bay Jimmy Ryan's Last Ride 3YO H., Waikato RC Wentwood Grange 3YO H., 2d STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, AJC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, VRC Gilgai S., Gr.3, BTC Sprint H., Gr.3, 4th AJC Expressway S., Gr.2, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.2. Sire.

MULAN PRINCESS (Kaapstad). 6 wins from 1200m to 1900m, NZ$850, A$326,770, STC Hill S., Gr.2, AJC PJ Bell H., L, STC Premier's Cup, L, Newcastle JC Cameron H., L, AJC Petersham RSL Club H., 2d AJC James HB Carr S., L, Show County H., L, STC Sydney City Toyota H., 3d STC Kingston Town S., Gr.3, Triscay S., L. Dam of-

ROYAL DESCENT (Redoute's Choice). Top Filly on the 2012-13 Australasian 3YO Classification. 4 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$2,342,780, Australian Oaks, Gr.1, ATC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3, Seasons Greetings P., Australian Turf Club H., 2d ATC George Main S., Gr.1-twice, Doncaster H., Gr.1, Epsom H., Gr.1, Warwick S., Gr.2, Chelmsford S., Gr.2, Toy Show H., Gr.3, Illawarra TC Keith F Nolan Classic, Gr.3, 3d ATC Doncaster H., Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, Tramway S., Gr.3, H., 4th ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1, Millie Fox S., Gr.2, Surround S., Gr.2.

LUSCILLA (Entrepreneur). 3 wins from 1400m to 1650m, Taranaki RC Mason Appliances 4YO H., L, 2d BOP RC Timpack Industries Ltd 3YO H. Producer.

BALMORAL KEEP (Balmerino). 17 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$270,960, SAJC John D Lee S., L, VRC Alan Bell H., Stubby S., MVRC Better Boy H., SAJC Tobruk H., VRC Iron Duke H., 2d MVRC Liquorland H., VATC Kew Golf Club H., Alister Welter H., 3d VATC Schweppes Cup, Gr.3, Darwin Cup, L, VRC Elounda Bay H., Fosters H., John Madden Welter H., SAJC Woodroofe H., 4th Darwin Cup, L.

GRETA HALL (Kaapstad). 5 wins. See above.


Race Record: 5 Starts 1-0-0 A$18,050.

Winner at 1200m in 2014-15 in Aust.