Red Cardinal

Red Cardinal
Sire: Montjeu
Dam: Notable
Colour: Bay
Gender: Gelding
Age: 6 year old
Foaled: May 14th, 2012
Country: Ireland
Trainer's Name: Darren Weir


Australian Bloodstock, Power Thoroughbreds, B A Brogan, A A Brogan, C T H Cropper, G J P Van Ameyden, T Mitevski, J P Hunter, M Grundmann, S S Roth, S A Doring, Powerhouse, C D Renshaw, Terrace No 3, G & Y Racing, Pepper Gaffney, G & M Barnett Racing, Mrs R L Butcher & 5-T's Racing

Career Record: 17 - 5 - 3 - 2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    29.4 %
  • Place
    29.4 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
MONTJEU (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1996FloripedesTop VilleHigh Top
  Toute CyTennyson
DamZafonicGone WestMr. Prospector
NOTABLE (GB) ZaizafonThe Minstrel
1999NesaahTopsiderNorthern Dancer

MONTJEU (IRE) (Bay 1996-Stud 2001). 11 wins-2 at 2, Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1. Champion French Sire (& by AEI), 2005. Sire of 1230 rnrs, 810 wnrs, 121 SW, inc. St Nicholas Abbey (Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1), Fame and Glory, Wall Street, Hurricane Run, Camelot, Authorized, Motivator, Pour Moi, Nom du Jeu, Frozen Fire, Roman Emperor, Scorpion, Leading Light, Green Moon, Tavistock, Masked Marvel, Miss Keller, Chicquita, Joshua Tree, etc.


1st dam

NOTABLE, by Zafonic. Unraced. Half-sister to ORFORD NESS (dam of WEIGHTLESS, MAIN AIM, HOME AFFAIRS), Aware, (The Great) Legion. Dam of five named foals, two to race, both winners, inc:-

MARIA ROYAL (f. by Montjeu). 4 wins from 2000m to 2500m, €160,125, Longchamp Prix de Royallieu, Gr.2, Vichy Prix Madame Jean Couturie, L, Longchamp Prix de la Celle Saint-Cloud, 4th Longchamp Prix Royal Oak, Gr.1, Baden-Baden Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.1.

Red Cardinal (g. by Montjeu). 3 wins. See below.

Royal Dance (f. by Danehill Dancer). Unraced. Dam of-

Conchita. 2 wins at 2, A$138,500, in 2015-16, ATC Fresh for Kids 2YO P., Antler Luggage Kirkham 2YO P.

Nebola (f. by Sadler's Wells). Unraced. Dam of-

Rossmos Tyson. 3 wins at 2150m, 2400m in Norway and Sweden.


2nd dam

Nesaah, by Topsider. 2 wins at 1¼m, 11f, 2d York Galtres S., L. Half-sister to PRIVITY (dam of PRIVET HEDGE), ZINDARI, Rate Cut, Tarocchi (dam of PRICE TAG). Dam of 11 foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

ORFORD NESS (Selkirk). 2 wins at 1600m, Chantilly Prix de Sandringham, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Hildegarde, 3d Deauville Prix Messidor, Gr.3, Prix de Lieurey, L, 4th Maisons-Laffitte Prix du Chemin de Fer du Nord, Gr.3. Dam of-

WEIGHTLESS (In the Wings). 7 wins from 1950m to 2100m, £55,846, €135,300, Longchamp Prix Dollar, Gr.2, Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Prince d'Orange, Gr.3, Kempton Day Time Night Time Great Time H., Longchamp Prix de Nanterre, Deauville Prix de Martinvast, 2d Grand Prix du Lion d'Angers, L, Sandown Zycko H., Chantilly Prix des Gres, 3d Kempton Rosebery H., 4th La Coupe de Longchamp, Gr.3.

MAIN AIM (Oasis Dream). 6 wins to 7¼f, £270,695, Haydock John of Gaunt S., Gr.3-twice, Doncaster State Club H., Newbury Berry Bros & Rudd H., Sandown Emerald Steel H., 2d Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Goodwood Celebration Mile, Gr.2, 3d Newmarket Challenge S., Gr.2, York Duke of York S., Gr.2, Sandown Thames H., 4th Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.1, Goodwood Lennox S., Gr.2, Newmarket Challenge S., Gr.2. Sire.

HOME AFFAIRS (Dansili). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 8¼f, Windsor Royal Windsor S., L, Haydock Totesport Silver Bowl, 3d Epsom Diomed S., Gr.3, York Jersey S., Gr.3, 4th Chantilly Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1. Sire.

Verdant (Singspiel). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 3000m, £63,932, A$296,080, Goodwood Racing UK H., Sandown H., Moorcroft H., MVRC Spotless H., VRC Lavazza Long Black H., 2d Geelong Cup, Gr.3, Albury Gold Cup, L, VRC Baden Baden Trophy H., Newmarket Wow 2YO S., MRC (Mornington) Beleura Retirement Village H., 3d Ascot Buckhounds S., L, BRC Queensland Cup, L, Epsom Vincent O'Brien H., MVRC Jeep Don't Hold Back H., 4th Newmarket Fred Archer S., L, MRC (Mornington) RM Ansett Classic, L.

Aware (Kenmare). 2 wins at 2000m in France and U.S.A, Chantilly Prix du Mont Pagnotte, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Eugene Adam, Gr.2, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Pelleas, L.

(The Great) Legion (Kris). 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m, 3d Evry Prix Pelleas, L.

Nishan. Unplaced. Dam of-

Molomo (Barathea). Champion Older Female in Ireland in 2001 (Intermediate). Winner at 1½m, 2d Curragh Pretty Polly S., Gr.2, Royal Whip S., Gr.2, Gowran Park Denny Cordell Lavarack Memorial Fillies S., L, Curragh Equine Ground Care S., 3d Curragh Mooresbridge S., L, BPB Gypsum Industries S., 4th Curragh Blandford S., Gr.3. Dam of-

RAINFALL (Oasis Dream). 3 wins at 7f, £124,097, €8,580, Royal Ascot Jersey S., Gr.3, Ascot October S., L, 2d Haydock Sandy Lane S., L, 3d Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.1, Falmouth S., Gr.1, 4th Haydock Superior Mile, L.

Complicit (Captain Rio). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m, £103,558, €45,550, Chantilly Prix de Montleveque, Deauville Prix Soleil, 2d Windsor Royal Windsor S., L, Lingfield All-Weather Middle Distance Championships S., 3d Epsom Diomed S., Gr.3, Windsor Winter Hill S., Gr.3, Deauville Prix de Tourgeville, L, Lingfield Ladbrokes S., 4th Lingfield Winter Derby, Gr.3.

Pepperwood (Barathea). 5 wins from 1m to 17¾f, Leopardstown Strathmore H., 3d Leopardstown Trigo S., L.


Race Record: 5 Starts 3-2-0 £15,799.

3 wins from 11½f to 1½m in 2016 in GB.


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