Chapel Road

Chapel Road

Sire: Equiano

Dam: Optimizing

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Oct 1st, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Navy And White Halves, Navy Cap


P Schoormans, Ms E R Balista & M Schoormans

Career Record: 27-4-5-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    14.8 %
  • Place
    33.3 %





Bay coltFoaled in 2012

SireAcclamationRoyal ApplauseWaajib
EQUIANO (FR) Princess AthenaAhonoora
2005Entente CordialeEla-Mana-MouPitcairn
DamExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
OPTIMIZING (AUS) PatronaLomond
2006Joan's BestGold BroseHuntingdale
  Yankee GoldWestern Symphony

EQUIANO (FR) (Bay 2005-Stud GB 2011, Aust. 2011). 7 wins-2 at 2-to 7f, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1-twice. Sire of 174 rnrs, 70 wnrs, inc. SW Fly on the Night (Chantilly Prix du Bois, Gr.3), Dark Reckoning, Strath Burn, Waipu Cove, SP Blood Moon, Lola Beaux, Baciami Piccola, Lady Macapa, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc SP Valliano and of Equinova, Dancing Flames, Best Bold, Del Piero, Devils Pinch, Domanus, Jay Venture, Kerauno, Orvassa, Port Triano, etc.


1st dam

OPTIMIZING, by Exceed and Excel. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, SAJC Nilsen SA 2YO P., BRC Toyota Service Advantage H., 2d SAJC Coffee Club 2YO P., 3d SAJC Fyfe 2YO H., BRC Manildra Pty Ltd P. Dam of one named foal.


2nd dam

JOAN'S BEST, by Gold Brose. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, Otago Breeders' S., L, CJC Canterbury Belle S., L, Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L, CJC AMP Amicus Income Protection H., 2d North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L, 3d ARC Lindauer Juvenile H., New Zealand Bloodstock 2YO Classic S., 4th Southland RC Windsor Park Stud S., L, Ashburton RC Inglewood S., L. Half-sister to Shafty Lady (dam of MARKUS MAXIMUS, NANJARA). Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Optimizing. 4 wins. See above.

Gold Rush. Winner at 1600m, HKJC Hsin Chong Construction H., 2d HKJC Shek Nga Shan H., Kowloon Peak H., 3d HKJC Jebsen Beer H., Tolo Harbour H.

Joan's Girl. Winner at 1200m, 3d Avondale JC Sapich Brothers Wines H. Dam of-

Joanna. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m in 2014-15, Hawke's Bay Autumn Racing Finale H., Levin RC New World H., 2d Waikato RC On the Lawn H.

Punters Journey. Winner at 1400m in 2014-15 in Aust.


3rd dam

YANKEE GOLD, by Western Symphony. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, SAJC Hill-Smith S., L, Super Supreme H., 2d SAJC Mt Lofty House H., Alsco Linen Services H., Ansett Australia H. Half-sister to Be Cool (dam of ZUPACOOL), My Kugel (dam of BEAMER). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

JOAN'S BEST (Gold Brose). 5 wins. See above.

Fionn's Treasure. 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, HK$5,241,400, HKJC Tuen Mun Riding School H., Panasonic I-Pro Network H., Griffin Trophy, Family Harmony H., Grassy Hill H., 2d HKJC High Autonomy H., Crooked Harbour H., Shenzhen H., Sunning H., 3d HKJC Hwamei H., Lung Mun Road H., Mr Vitality H.

Canyonville. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, A$159,690, NSW Tatt's RC Bacardi Breezer H., STC Pony Express H., Inghams Love 'em H., 2d AJC Farewell to Ken Callander H., STC Myer H., 3d STC H., 4th AJC Toy Show H., L.

Fortune Dragon. 3 wins at 1800m, HKJC Yuen Chau Kok H., Chow Tai Fook Aura Series H., Lotus Bridge H.

Gold Tycoon. Unraced. Dam of-

Commands Gold. 6 wins to 1200m, A$113,330, MRC True Jewels H., TRC Platinum Ridge H., Northgate Fashions H., Myer Fashions On the Field H., Winning Edge Presentations H., 2d TRC Coral Sea H., H., TTC Cafeteria S., SAJC Yalumba H., 3d TTC Tasmanian Thoroughbred Breeders H., 4th TRC Bow Mistress S., L, TTC Vamos S., L-twice.

Shafty Lady. Unraced. Dam of-

MARKUS MAXIMUS (Pentire). 3 wins from 1600m to 2400m, A$393,717, Western Australian Derby, Gr.1, 2d QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.3, MRC Heroic H., 3d MVRC Members Equity Bank H., CMA Recycling 3YO H., Geelong RC Briseis Gold Cup.

NANJARA (Kilimanjaro). 5 wins from 1600m to 2300m, NZ$139,200, Manawatu Cup, Gr.3, Hawke's Bay Ngatarawa Wines H., Wanganui JC Radioworks H., 2d Feilding Gold Cup, L, Hawke's Bay NZ Bloodstock Insurance H., Waikato RC Arrow International H., 3d Hawke's Bay Dunstan Feeds Championship Qualifier, New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance H., 4th CJC Metropolitan Trophy, Gr.3, Marton Cup, L.

Gold Circle. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Dam of-

Asadauskaite (Pentire). 2 wins at 1700m, 1800m, NZ$1,900, A$77,675, to 2014-15, ATC Get Racy P., Ipswich TC Sirromet 5 Star Winery H., 2d ATC Autumn Hospitality on Sale H., 3d Gold Coast Bracelet, L, BRC H.


4th dam

SHAGOLVIN, by Sharivari. 7 wins from 1400m to 2200m, NZ$86,625, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, HBJC Byerley Thoroughbred S., L, ARC Vancouver H., Avondale JC York Cup, Improvers' H., Waikato RC Even Stevens H., 2d Avondale Cup, Gr.1, BOP RC Personalities' S., L, 3d Great Northern Oaks, Gr.2. Half-sister to BIT OF A SKITE, GOOD SHOW - TAMAN SINGAPURA (Mal.), Olympic Aim (dam of CIRCLES OF GOLD, GOLD WELLS). Dam of 10 named foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

YANKEE GOLD (Western Symphony). 4 wins. See above.

Be Cool (Grosvenor). 5 wins to 1400m, A$121,615, STC Hansen Yuncken H., 3d BTC Lady of the Turf S., L, VATC Mercedes-Benz S., L. Dam of-

ZUPACOOL (Redoute's Choice). 5 wins from 1400m to 2200m, A$220,798, Bendigo Cup, L, VRC Secondbite P.H.

My Kugel. Winner at 2 in South Africa. Dam of-

BEAMER (West Man). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, Clairwood Queen's Nursery S., L.


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