Smiling At Shadows

Smiling At Shadows

Sire: Dane Shadow

Dam: Letter Loose

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 9 year old

Foaled: Nov 7th, 2010

Country: Australia

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


J J R Partnership Synd (Mgr: Mrs B Joseph), D Rudd, R Caterson, L Joseph, Mrs P Kimber, Est P E Caterson, M Jones, Mrs B Joseph & P Jones

Career Record: 80-6-15-9

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    7.5 %
  • Place
    30.0 %





Bay or Brown geldingFoaled in 2010

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
DANE SHADOW (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
2001Slight ChanceCentaineCentury
  Lady AloofSir Godfrey
DamCanny LadBletchinglyBiscay
LETTER LOOSE (AUS) Jesmond LassLunchtime
2004Lady of LettersGeiger CounterMr. Prospector
  Bas BleuBassenthwaite

DANE SHADOW (AUS) (Bay 2001-Stud 2005). Winner at 1400m, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., Gr.3. Sire of 383 rnrs, 236 wnrs, inc. SW Red Tracer (Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Tiara, Gr.1), Shellscrape, Hurtle Myrtle, Shadows in the Sun, Turnitup, One Rar, Fill the Page, SP Harrier Jet, Pharomac, Danish Spy, Shadow Assassin, Boomarang Deluxe, Silhouette Noire, Tikitour - The Sylph (H.K.), Kurtley, Bright Heart, Lady Mary, Shadow Minister, Cinematic, etc.


1st dam

LETTER LOOSE, by Canny Lad. Winner at 1300m in Aust. Half-sister to Letter of Intent. Dam of one foal, one to race-

Smiling at Shadows (g. by Dane Shadow). See below.


2nd dam

LADY OF LETTERS, by Geiger Counter. 5 wins at 1200m, 1300m, A$120,305, AJC Belmore RSL Club H., Lemnos H., STC Tooheys New H., Ingham Love 'em Series H., 2d AJC Mawad Distributors H., STC 2KY Racing Radio H., 3d STC Tooheys New H., Balmoral Ladies Probus Club H., Castle Hill Tavern Series H., Merrylands RSL H. Half-sister to KING LOTTO. Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Letter of Intent (Commands). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$265,600, Gosford RC United Financial Services Crackerjack H., AJC Mount Gay Rum H., Milano Italian Restaurant H., 2d MRC Jayco Cup, L, AJC NW H., Sydney UD Truck Sales H., Equal H., Shaybisc H., STC Night Racing is Back H., Quakers Inn H., Sydney Markets Ltd H., Roxy Hotel Parramatta P., 3d AJC Sydney City Lexus Welter H., Spring Valley Welter H., Bacardi Breezer H., 4th Hawkesbury Guineas, L.

Red Letter Daze. 9 wins to 1300m, A$174,770, AJC Mascot H., STC Eastwood Superfresh H., TRC Hobart Football Club H., 2d TRC Semf H., BTC Heritage Realty H., STC Cedars Tavern H., Ruse Tavern Tipsters H., Freeway Hotel Artarmon H., WATAC Conference H., 3d AJC Black Shoes H., Maroubra H., STC Potbeleez at Party HQ H., Congratulations Fiumicino H., Ruse Tavern H.

More Than Acracker. 3 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$81,060, ATC Win Network H., De Bortoli H., 2d ATC Landmark H., Coolmore Australia H., 3d ATC Hyland Race Colours H., Firehouse H.

Huit Dames. 2 wins at 1400m in 2013-14 in Aust.

Letter Loose. Winner. See above.

Don't Tell Suzy. Placed at 3 in 2014-15 in Aust.


3rd dam

BAS BLEU, by Bassenthwaite. Unraced. Half-sister to Western Frontier. Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

KING LOTTO (Bellotto). 10 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$485,580, AJC Hall Mark S., L, BTC Doomben S., L, GCTC Ken Russell Classic H., L, AJC Empire Link Quality 2YO H., Cretan Welter H., BTC Australia Day H., International Game Technology H., 2d BTC Sprint H., Gr.3, BTC Summer S., Gr.3, Qld Tatt's RC Mercedes-Benz S., Gr.3, BTC Doomben S., L, SCTC Glasshouse H., L, 3d BTC Carlton Draught Cup, Gr.2, BTC Sprint H., Gr.3, QTC Lightning H., L, GCTC AAMI Cup, L, Gosford RC Pacesetter S., L.

Pugad Lawin. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 1650m, A$100,440, AJC Warwick Farm Convention Centre H., Victorinox H., 2d AJC Spring Country Cup, STC Matador Bull Bars H., ACT RC Canberra Guineas Prelude, 3d QTC Jim Beam H., STC Freshworld H.

Lady of Letters. 5 wins. See above.

Belles Lettres. 3 wins to 1400m, 3d QTC Sir Shah H.

Ode to Bassie. Raced once. Dam of-

Tiger Bassie. 7 wins from 1300m to 1800m to 2014-15 in Aust.


4th dam

PRINCESS DAN, by Mr Dan. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2050m, CJC Warstep S., L, South Island 3YO Championship S., L, North Canterbury RC Inglewood S., L, Radio Marlborough Classic-twice, 3d CJC Easter Classic, Gr.3, 4th Manawatu Breeders' S., Gr.3. Half-sister to Corio Bay. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Western Frontier (Western Symphony). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2800m, A$167,950, VRC January H., MVRC Kalkallo H., Youthful H., RV Moon H., VATC Tooroonga H., 2d VRC Auries Star H., MVRC Bicentennial S., Vic Health Foundation H., VATC Warragul H., Lord H., 3d VATC Autumn Classic, Gr.3, VRC Rothsay H., VATC TROA H.

Kaan Ya Makaan. 5 wins from 1000m to 1650m, AJC Ambervale H., BATC Diet Sprite H., Kallangur News H. Producer.


5th dam

PAVO STAR, by Pavot. Winner at 2, WRC Karitane H. Half-sister to REGO STAR, Star Vista (dam of AMYLOID). Dam of 8 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

PRINCESS DAN (Mr Dan). 8 wins. See above.

Corio Bay (Karayar). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 800m to 1600m, BATC Vaguely Noble H., QTC Brisbane Legacy Welter H., BATC Novice H., Qld Tatt's RC Open H., 2d BATC Clive Uhr H., L, 3d STC Shannon H., L, Rockhampton JC Newmarket H., L.


Race Record: 15 Starts 0-3-2 A$14,625.

Placed to 2014-15 in Aust.