Nina's Ballerina

Sire: Savabeel

Dam: Nina From Pasadena

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Sep 10th, 2013

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Black, Gold Star, Black And Gold Stars Sleeves, Black And Gold Star Cap


W G Bax, Mrs H Bax, Miss K B Bax, I J Farrelly, C Moore, M R Sixton, R G O Bax, D H Sixton & Mrs K Sixton

Career Record: 11-2-3-0

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    18.2 %
  • Place
    27.3 %





Bay fillyFoaled in 2013

SireZabeelSir TristramSir Ivor
SAVABEEL (AUS) Lady GiselleNureyev
2001Savannah SuccessSuccess ExpressHold Your Peace
  Alma MaterSemipalatinsk
DamRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
NINA FROM PASADENA (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2006Real PzazzGreen DesertDanzig
  Panache ArabelleNashwan

SAVABEEL (AUS) (Brown 2001-Stud 2005). 3 wins-1 at 2, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1. Champion NZ Sire 2014-15. Sire of 520 rnrs, 339 wnrs, 50 SW, inc. Sangster (Victoria Derby, Gr.1), Lucia Valentina, Soriano, Kawi, Scarlett Lady, Costume, Diademe, Pasadena Girl, Brambles, Savaria, Sound Proposition, Floria, Lady Kipling, Saavoya, Savvy Nature, Chintz, My Emotion, Do Ra Mi, Tullamore, Mabeel, Coldplay, Duchess Kate, Eclair Big Bang - Almababy (H.K.), etc.


1st dam

NINA FROM PASADENA, by Redoute's Choice. 3 wins at 1150m, 1200m, ARC New Zealand Herald Christmas Carnival H., 2d ARC Lucky Unicorn H., Sun Microsystems H., STC Autumn Racing 2YO H. Sister to Renewed Vitality. Dam of two named foals, one to race, inc:-

PASADENA GIRL (f. by Savabeel). 3 wins at 2, A$581,350, in 2014-15, ATC Champagne S., Gr.1, VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3, Talindert S., L, 2d MVRC Atlantic Jewel S., L, 3d MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2, 4th VRC Oaks, Gr.1, ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, MVRC Dilmah Vase, Gr.2.


2nd dam

REAL PZAZZ, by Green Desert. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to ALKAADHEM, Hothaifah, half-sister to MAIDAAN. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Renewed Vitality (Redoute's Choice). 4 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$229,530, ATC Harry Barrett Vale H., Myer Spring Fashion H., BRC Coca-Cola H., 2d ATC Centrebets Pick Your Own Field H., AJC Members' Terraces H., ATC Rydges North Sydney H., Triple M Grill Team H., BRC Carlton Draught P., Qld Tatt's RC Carlton Mid P., 3d Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3, BRC Mount Franklin Sparkling H., ATC Hyland Race Colours H., BRC Quest Breakfast Creek P., 4th ATC Premiere S., Gr.2.

Nina From Pasadena. 3 wins. See above.

Pattern. 2 wins at 1400m, A$99,550, in 2015-16, VRC Seascay H.

Kowloon Star - All the Best (H.K.). 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m to 2014-15 in Aust. and HK, HKJC Betterment H., 2d HKJC Hip Wo H., Tai Hang H., 3d HKJC Coloane H., Violet Hill H.

Sitkamose. Winner at 1200m in 2014-15 in Aust.

Bloomed. Unplaced. Dam of-

Heavenliness. 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m to 2015-16 in Aust.


3rd dam

PANACHE ARABELLE, by Nashwan. Raced once. Three-quarter-sister to Oriane, half-sister to STAGECRAFT, MULLINS BAY, BALALAIKA (dam of ALKAADHEM), HYABELLA (dam of POET), Bella Lambada (dam of MARSH DAISY), Questabelle (dam of YOUR OLD PAL - RIDE WITH THE WIND (H.K.)), Bella Cantata (dam of CASPAR NETSCHER). Dam of 6 named foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

MAIDAAN (Midyan). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m in GB, Qatar and U.A.E, Abu Dhabi HH The President Cup, L, Newmarket Tattersalls Houghton Sales 2YO S., 2d Newmarket Challenge S., Gr.2, Darley S., L, Nad al Sheba Al Shindagha H., 3d Curragh MacDonagh Boland S., Gr.3, Abu Dhabi HH The President Cup, L, National Day Cup, Nad al Sheba Al Fahidi Fort H., Swain Stud S., Al Shindagha Sprint Prep H., 4th Nad al Sheba Al Fahidi Fort S., L. Sire.


4th dam

BELLA COLORA, by Bellypha. 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, Longchamp Prix de l'Opera, Gr.2, Goodwood Waterford Candelabra S., Gr.3, Lupe S., L, 2d Newmarket Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3, Doncaster Sceptre S., L, 3d The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Child S., Gr.3. Sister to Sistabelle (dam of TORCH ROUGE), half-sister to CEZANNE, COLORSPIN (dam of OPERA HOUSE, KAYF TARA, ZEE ZEE TOP), RAPPA TAP TAP, Lafitte the Pirate, Repeat Warning (dam of POLISH PRINCESS, SUEZ), Colorsnap (dam of CROESO CARIAD, MONA LISA, PHOTOGENIC). Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

STAGECRAFT (Sadler's Wells). 6 wins from 9f to 11f, £191,252, US$237,820, Gulfstream Park Breeders' Cup H., Gr.2, Gulfstream Canadian Club Turf H., Gr.2, Royal Ascot Prince of Wales's S., Gr.2, Sandown Brigadier Gerard S., Gr.3, Newmarket James Seymour S., L, 2d Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, Gulfstream Pan American H., Gr.2, 3d Irish Champion S., Gr.1, York International S., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Dollar, Gr.2. Sire.

MULLINS BAY (Machiavellian). 3 wins from 9f to 10½f, £155,685, €43,961, 515,200Dhs, York Strensall S., Gr.3, 2d Rome Premio Ribot, Gr.2, Newmarket Darley S., Gr.3, Nad al Sheba Maktoum al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 S., Gr.3, 3d Nad al Sheba Godolphin Mile S., Gr.2, Goodwood Select S., Gr.3. Sire.

HYABELLA (Shirley Heights). 3 wins at 1m, Newmarket Ben Marshall S., L, Sandown Atalanta S., L, Newmarket Bunbury Fillies' S. Dam of-

POET (Pivotal). 8 wins from 1m to 16½f, £132,212, €204,054, Haydock Rose of Lancaster S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Kilternan S., Gr.3, 2d Curragh Solonaway S., Gr.3, Newbury St Simon S., Gr.3.

Hyperspectra. Winner at 1¼m in GB. Dam of-

FRANCE (Desert Prince). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, £1,177, €183,592, US$20,000, Curragh Tetrarch S., Gr.3, 2d Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 3d Curragh International S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Killavullan S., Gr.3. Sire.

MEDIA HYPE (Tiger Hill). 5 wins from 1¼m to 1½m to 2015, Kempton Wild Flower S., L, 3d Taby Stockholm Cup International, Gr.3.

HIPPY HIPPY SHAKE (Danehill Dancer). 3 wins from 1m to 10½f, York Lyric S., L, 2d Salisbury Upavon S., L.

Summer Dance. Winner at 1m in GB. Dam of-

CIELO CANARIAS (Exceed and Excel). Champion Turf Male & Miler in Spain in 2012. Champion Miler in Spain in 2013. 12 wins from 1300m to 1600m, €231,580, to 2015 in Spain, Madrid Gran Premio de la Hispanidad, L, San Sebastian Premio Gobierno Vasco, L.

Ventura Highway. Unraced. Dam of-

ALESSANDRO VOLTA (Montjeu). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 9f, 11½f, £53,144, €83,925, A$3,850, Lingfield Derby Trial S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Eyrefield S., L, 4th Irish Derby, Gr.1, Leopardstown Ballysax S., Gr.3.

BALALAIKA (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 9f, Newmarket Dahlia S., L, 2d Newmarket Aphrodite S., L, Ben Marshall S., L, Yarmouth John Musker Fillies S., L. Dam of-

ALKAADHEM (Green Desert). 6 wins from 1400m to 2000m, £102,861, 530,500Dhs in GB and U.A.E, Nad al Sheba Jebel Hatta S., Gr.2, Goodwood Select S., Gr.3, Foundation S., L, Festival S., L, De Boer S., 3d Ayr Scottish Derby, Gr.2, Goodwood Glorious S., L, 4th Nad al Sheba Dubai Duty Free S., Gr.1. Sire.

Play Bouzouki. Placed at 3 in GB. Dam of-

ZANETTO (Medicean). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, £134,973, Newbury Carnarvon S., L, 2d Kempton Sirenia S., Gr.3.

Bella Lambada. Winner at 10½f, York Batleys & Macmillan Cancer Fund S. Dam of-

MARSH DAISY (Pivotal). 3 wins at 2000m to 2015, Goodwood Height of Fashion S., L, Grand Prix de Fontainebleau, L.

Questabelle. Placed in GB. Dam of-

YOUR OLD PAL - RIDE WITH THE WIND (H.K.) (Rock of Gibraltar). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2200m, £71,549, HK$3,574,600, to 2014-15 in GB and HK, Newmarket S., L, 2d Royal Ascot King Edward VII S., Gr.2.

Bella Cantata. Unraced. Dam of-

CASPAR NETSCHER (Dutch Art). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, £229,542, €142,855, US$159,570, 64,225Dhs in GB, Canada and Germany, Newbury Mill Reef S., Gr.2, Woodbine Nearctic S., Gr.2, York Gimcrack S., Gr.2, Cologne Mehl-Mulhens Rennen, Gr.2, Newbury Greenham S., Gr.3, 2d Goodwood Lennox S., Gr.2, 3d Goodwood Richmond S., Gr.2, Meydan Sprint S., Gr.3.


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