Making Moments is a daughter of 2yo Breeders Cup winner WAR PASS from the mare Moments I Treasure .
Unbeaten at 2, War Pass captured the Bessemer Trust Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (gr. I) and the Champagne Stakes (gr. I). He was named champion 2-year-old male in 2007. At 3, he ran second in the Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. I).
War Pass (April 17, 2005 – December 24, 2010) was an American champion Thoroughbred racehorse and winner of the 2007 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. Owned by Robert V. LaPenta and bred by Cherry Valley Farm, he was out of the mare Vue, a daughter of the influential Champion sire Mr. Prospector. He was sired by the 1994 Breeders’ Cup Sprint winner, Cherokee Run, a descendant of the very important sire Nearco.
WAR PASS (USA) (2005). 5 wins-4 at 2, Breeders’ Cup Juvenile S., Gr.1. Sire of 177 rnrs, 132 wnrs, inc. SW Java’s War (Keeneland Blue Grass S., Gr.1), Revolutionary, Galaxy Pegasus, Sandbar, Confrontation, Giftorm, Never Can Tell, Ore Pass, Tulira Castle, SP Bondeiger, Flashing Speed, Laddie Boy, Lunarwarfare, Trichologist, Go Max, Sweet as a Rose, Cruzette, Dangerous Pass, Peace No War, Scooter Bird and of War Jet, Mandalong Kiss, War Ksar, etc.
The dam of this mare Moments I Treasure is a very interesting mare indeed ,Firstly she is a ½ sister to multiple Gr1 winner in the US , ALPHA , 6 wins , $1,815.543. He stands at stud for Darley in the USA.
She is a full sister to Lavender Sky who was purchased for $340,000 as an empty broodmare by renowned bloodstock agent & founder of both the Secretariat syndicate & Ashford Farms , later Coolmore Stud in the USA.
In doing so he commented “ they also have to be out of the blue hen families, which this mare certainly is “ .
It is a fantastic fillies family . This filly’s 4th dam is KAMAR , champion 3yo filly , Gr1 Canadian Oaks , later to become 1990 Broodmare of the Year.
Her daughters GEORGEOUS , multiple Gr1 winner , incl Hollywood Oaks , earnings of $1.2m and SEASIDE ATTRACTION , a $1m weanling 30 years ago was the winner of the Kentucky Oaks , Gr1.
Moments I Treasure has left 3 winners to date incl city winner Bourgeoisie and filly Cape Treasure a Singapore winner who was showing enough to be seriously considered for the Gr1 Singapore Derby against the colts .
Versatile Australian race horse Honorius will stand at for Knightsbridge in Australia in 2017 and in the Northern Hemisphere in 2018.
Honorius is a 7 year stallion with an impeccable pedigree and strong racing credentials.
He is by proven sire in both hemispheres, HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR, sire of ten individual Group 1 winners in seven different countries.
HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR is the sire of 61 stakes winners worldwide including Caulfield Cup and Dual Derby winner MONGOLIAN KHAN, Hong Kong superstar DESIGNS ON ROME, international sprinter RICH TAPESTRY, Thousand Guineas winners HOMECOMING QUEEN (UK) and ROLLOUT THECARPET (NZ).
Honorius is out of Irish mare, Zarinia, also dam of South African Champion and Horse of the Year, IGUGU, winner of four Group 1 events and ten races in all.
Like his sire, Honorius was a dual winning 2 year old. Later in his 2 year old season, he demolished his rivals by almost 3 lengths when taking out the Listed Juvenile Stayers Stakes at Rosehill over 1800m.
A versatile and genuine racehorse winning from 1400m – 2000m, Honorius proved himself to be a sound and durable racehorse, racing successfully from the age of two through to seven years. His achievements include:
Winning the Group 3 Craven Plate at Randwick over 2000m
2nd in the Gr.3 Gloaming Stakes to IT’S A DUNDEEL (DUNDEEL) over 1800m
2nd in the Gr.3 Norman Robinson to HVASSTAN over 2000m.
2nd in the Gr.3 Frank Packer Plate over 2000m.
2nd in the Gr.3 Kingston Town over 2000m.
3rd in the Gr.1 Spring Champion Stakes to IT’S A DUNDEEL (DUNDEEL) over 2000m.
3rd in the Gr.1 Queensland Derby over 2400m to HAWKESPUR.
3rd in the Gr.3 Grand Prix to HAWKESPUR over 2200m.
3rd in the Listed MING DYNASTY over 1400m.
5th in the Gr.1 Epsom to HE’S YOUR MAN and ROYAL DESCENT over 1600m by only 1.8 lengths.
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