Lunar Rise

Sire: Starcraft

Dam: Spirited Dancer

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 8 year old

Foaled: Aug 10th, 2009

Country: Australia

Silks: Black And White Check, Yellow Sleeves, Black And White Checked Cap


Think Big Stud (Mgr: D Ramage & Dato Tan Chin Nam) & Tan Boon Seng





Bay geldingFoaled in 2009

SireSoviet StarNureyevNorthern Dancer
STARCRAFT (NZ) VeruschkaVenture
2000Flying FlooziePompeii CourtTell
  Lucky HeiressBattle-Waggon
DamSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
SPIRITED DANCER (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
2002PetroleuseHabitatSir Gaylord
  PlenciaLe Haar

STARCRAFT (NZ) (Chestnut 2000-Stud 2006). 11 wins from 1400m to 2400m, Australian Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 490 rnrs, 285 wnrs, 17 SW, inc. Star Witness (MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1), We Can Say it Now, Hallowell Belle, Property, Crafty Irna, Blizzard, Havana, Lunar Rise, Do You Think, Starcheeka, Celebrity Girl, Ain'tnofallenstar, Perfect Punch, Baschar, Don't Tell Mary, Mr Vadim, Singapore Sling, SP Crafty Cop, Petracca, Choose, Craftiness, etc.


1st dam

SPIRITED DANCER, by Sadler's Wells. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to PEINTURE RARE, POLICY MAKER, SAGAL WELLS, Perstrovka (dam of PACIFIC ANGEL), Poughkeepsie (dam of PARISIENNE, PRETTY TOUGH), half-sister to PEINTURE BLEUE (dam of PEINTRE CELEBRE, POINTILLISTE, PEINTURE ROSE), PARME, PROVINS, Chateau Royal, Palmeraie (dam of PUSHKIN, PLACE ROUGE). Dam of five named foals, three to race, two winners, inc:-

LUNAR RISE (g. by Starcraft). 5 wins. See below.

CRAFTY (f. by Manhattan Rain). 2 wins at 2, A$270,560, VRC Taj Rossi Series Final H., L, MRC Polytrack 2YO P., 2d MRC Caulfield Classic, Gr.3, 3d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2.


2nd dam

PETROLEUSE, by Habitat. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 8½f, Epsom Princess Elizabeth S., Gr.3, Ascot Blue Seal S., L. Half-sister to PAWNEESE, PATIA (dam of SARATOGAN), PRADIER, Plume au Vent (dam of SAGAL WELLS). Dam of 16 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

PEINTURE BLEUE (Alydar). 3 wins at 2000m, 2400m, Belmont Long Island H., Gr.2, Longchamp Prix Charles Laffitte, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Arbele, 2d Evry Prix de la Cochere, L, 3d Gulfstream Park Orchid H., Gr.2. Dam of-

PEINTRE CELEBRE (Nureyev). Head of The 1997 International 3YO Classification. Champion 3YO in France in 1997 (Intermediate). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, 8,240,000fr., Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, Longchamp Grand Prix de Paris, Gr.1, Prix Greffulhe, Gr.2, Deauville Prix des Roches Noires, 2d Longchamp Prix Niel, Gr.2, 3d Longchamp Prix des Chenes, Gr.3. Sire.

PEINTURE RARE (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 2400m, 2500m, €150,750, Deauville Prix de Pomone, Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix Rescousse, 2d Longchamp Prix de Royallieu, Gr.2, Deauville Prix Minerve, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Kizil Kourgan, 4th Longchamp Prix de Royallieu, Gr.2. Producer.

POINTILLISTE (Giant's Causeway). 5 wins from 2000m to 3100m, €216,500, Longchamp Prix de Barbeville, Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Right Royal, L, Lyon-Parilly Prix Rene Bedel, L, Longchamp Prix du Grand Palais, Saint-Cloud Prix General Blacque-Belair, 2d Longchamp Prix Vicomtesse Vigier, Gr.2, Prix Gladiateur, Gr.3, Deauville Prix Ridgway, L, 4th Longchamp Prix Maurice de Nieuil, Gr.2.

PEINTURE ROSE (Storm Cat). 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m, Saint-Cloud Prix Ceres, L, Chantilly Prix d'Avilly Saint-Leonard, 4th Deauville Prix de Lieurey, L, Vichy Prix Madame Jean Couturie, L. Producer.

Pine Chip. Placed, 3d Chantilly Prix du Haras du Coq. Dam of-

POUVOIR ABSOLU (Sadler's Wells). 6 wins at 2400m, 3200m, €256,043, 2,000sFr in France and Italy, Longchamp Prix Lord Seymour, L, Saint-Cloud Prix de la Porte de Madrid, L, 2d Grand Prix de Deauville, Gr.2, 3d Grand Prix de Chantilly, Gr.2. Sire.

Pleine Nuit. 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m in France. Dam of-

NIGHT TRIP (Trippi). 7 wins from 1200m to 1600m, R898,355, to 2015-16, Fairview Memorial Mile, L, Greyville Darley Arabian H., L-twice, 2d Greyville Mercury Sprint, Gr.1, 3d Kenilworth Peninsula H., Gr.2.

BROWN PENNY (Fort Wood). 7 wins from 1400m to 1800m, R506,965, Greyville Thukela H., L, Lonely Hearts H., Kenilworth Betting World H., 2d Clairwood Cup Trial, Gr.3.

Peace Signal. Unraced. Dam of-

PAINTER'S DREAM (Sadler's Wells). 6 wins from 1800m to 2600m, €18,280, R352,080, Turffontein Allez France H., L, Computaform Speedrating H., 2d Newmarket Spook Express H., L, 3d Newmarket Allez France H., L. Producer.

Pertinence. Winner at 2, Maisons-Laffitte Prix La Belle II, 2d Chantilly Prix d'Ommeel. Dam of-

LA PEINTURE (Muhtathir). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1800m to 2100m, €112,775, Saint-Cloud Prix Rose de Mai, L, Toulouse Prix Caravelle, L, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix de Flore, Gr.3, 4th Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1.

PARME (Blushing Groom). 5 wins from 1600m to 2000m, Lyon-Parilly Prix Andre Baboin, Gr.3, 3d Hollywood Park Bo Derek S., L. Sire.

PROVINS (Chief's Crown). 5 wins from 1600m to 2000m, US$235,863, Bay Meadows William P Kyne H., Gr.3, Santa Anita San Marino H., L, 2d Santa Anita San Luis Rey S., Gr.1, 3d Santa Anita San Pasqual H., Gr.2, 4th Longchamp Prix du Ranelagh, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Nimbus, L.

Chateau Royal (Personal Hope). Winner at 2, 2d Curragh Gladness S., Gr.3, Tetrarch S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Amethyst S., L, Two Thousand Guineas Trial, L, 4th Leopardstown Challenge S., L. Sire.

Palmeraie. Placed at 2 in France. Dam of-

POLICY MAKER (Sadler's Wells). Champion Older Horse in France in 2004 (Long). 7 wins from 2000m to 2500m, €621,315, 38,000,000¥, Grand Prix de Chantilly, Gr.2-twice, Longchamp Prix Foy, Gr.2, Grand Prix de Deauville, Gr.2, Deauville Prix de Reux, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Sea Bird, Longchamp Prix Juigne, 2d Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1-twice, Grand Prix de Deauville, Gr.2, Deauville Prix Kergorlay, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix du Lys, Gr.3, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix de la Porte de Madrid, L, 4th Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Japan Cup, Gr.1. Sire.

PUSHKIN (Caerleon). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 3100m, £3,922, €144,970, 427,610fr., Maisons-Laffitte Prix Maurice de Nieuil, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix du Carrousel, L, Deauville Prix Michel Houyvet, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Mousko, 2d Longchamp Prix du Cadran, Gr.1, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Isonomy, L, Prix Tornado, 3d Longchamp Prix Hubert de Chaudenay, Gr.2, Prix de Lutece, Gr.3, Prix Lord Seymour, L, 4th Deauville Prix Kergorlay, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix d'Hedouville, Gr.3, Prix Pelleas, L. Sire.

PLACE ROUGE (Desert King). 3 wins from 1850m to 2400m, £36,300, €90,872, Haydock Lancashire Oaks, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Petite Etoile, L, Longchamp Prix de la Ville de Paris, 2d Curragh Blandford S., Gr.3, Deauville Prix de Dives, 3d Longchamp Prix du Groupe Lucien Barriere, 4th Newbury St Simon S., Gr.3, Toulouse Prix Fille de l'Air, Gr.3.

Perstrovka. Winner at 2500m, Fontainebleau Prix de Marlotte. Dam of-

PACIFIC ANGEL (Dalakhani). 2 wins at 2000m, 2200m, €77,800, to 2016, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de la Pepiniere, L, 3d Longchamp Prix de Liancourt, L, 4th Deauville Prix de Reux, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Zarkava, L.

Plante Rare. Unraced. Dam of-

PLANTEUR (Danehill Dancer). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2100m, £76,489, €966,965, HK$660,000, 7,340,000Dhs, Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1, Prix Noailles, Gr.2, Prix d'Harcourt, Gr.2, Windsor Winter Hill S., Gr.3, Lingfield Winter Derby Trial, L, Saint-Cloud Prix le Capucin, Deauville Prix de Crevecoeur, 2d Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, Longchamp Grand Prix de Paris, Gr.1, Prix d'Ispahan, Gr.1, Prix Niel, Gr.2, 3d Longchamp Prix d'Ispahan, Gr.1, Meydan Dubai World Cup, Gr.1-twice, 4th Royal Ascot Prince of Wales's S., Gr.1. Sire.

PILOTE D'ESSAI (Oasis Dream). 6 wins from 1400m to 2500m, €59,700, A$394,000, to 2016-17, Ballarat Cup, L, Pakenham Cup, L, Chantilly Prix des Fontaines, 3d MRC Mornington Cup Prelude, L.

Pivoine. Unraced. Dam of-

Tree Peony. Winner at 7f, Newbury Renault Dealers S. Dam of-

PRIMEVERE (Singspiel). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 1¼m, Goodwood Foundation S., L, 2d Leopardstown Kilternan S., Gr.3, Windsor Winter Hill S., Gr.3, 3d Newmarket Dahlia S., Gr.3.


Race Record: 37 Starts 5-5-3 A$567,230, HK$0.

5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$567,230, to 2016-17, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, ATC All Our Mob H., H., 2d MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, Scone RC Inglis Guineas, L, ATC All Too Hard at Vinery H., Mick Kerr Memorial H., Pintang Cup, 3d ATC Gloaming S., Gr.3, Canberra RC National Sprint H., L, ATC One Solutions H., 4th ATC Spring Champion S., Gr.1.