Finally French

Finally French

Sire: Oratorio

Dam: French Vanilla

Colour: Brown

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Aug 26th, 2014

Country: Australia

Silks: Orange, Red Arm Bands, Red Cap.


L N Piper, Mrs S J Piper & Ms T A Harvey

Career Record: 14-3-6-0

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    21.4 %
  • Place
    42.9 %





Brown geldingFoaled in 2014

SireStravinskyNureyevNorthern Dancer
ORATORIO (AUS) Fire the GroomBlushing Groom
2001Express a SmileSuccess ExpressHold Your Peace
  Hold That SmileHaulpak
DamGeneral MonashThorn DanceNorthern Dancer
FRENCH VANILLA (AUS) ZummeruddHabitat
  Respectful StarLuskin Star

ORATORIO (AUS) (Bay 2001-Stud 2005). 4 wins-3 at 2, MVRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3. Sire of 367 rnrs, 216 wnrs, 13 SW, inc. Lucky Street (WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.2), Motion Pictures, Clueless Angel, Gold Rocks, Waratah's Secret, Gold Busker, Rafaello, Cadenza, Palace Intruder, Belora, Like an Eagle, Latoria, Trustee Brown, SP Dancing Express, Outlaw Pete, Moet Me, Shades of Rio, Passion Cantata, Indigo Ora, Cuanzo, Fire Born, Coruscation, etc.


1st dam

FRENCH VANILLA, by General Monash. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Dam of eight foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

ROUGE DIOR (f. by Stormy's Son). 8 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$307,985, WATC Jungle Mist Classic, L, Westspeed 3YO H., Sprint H., Gemma Clark H., Westspeed 3YO H.-twice, Magic Millions H., 2d WATC Rangeview Stud H., H., Budget Rent a Truck H., Westspeed 3YO H., 3d WATC Golden Karnup H., 4th WATC HG Bolton Sprint H., L.

Frenchman (g. by McFlirt). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$222,814, WATC Westspeed 2YO P., H., HPM Legrand H., Assured Ascot Quays H., H., H., Ascot Corporate Villas H., 2d WATC Westspeed P., H., 3d WATC Westspeed 2YO P., D'Orsogna Tasty Bacon H.

Marchand (g. by Oratorio). 6 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$225,035, WATC Tabtouch Sprint H., Pink Ladies Day H., Crown Perth H., 2d WATC Schweppes H., Autumn Ascot Carnival H., JJ Richards & Sons H., Westminster National Property Finance H., Australian Reliance H., Bruce Kelley's 80th Memorial H., Crown Perth H., 3d WATC EBM Insurance & Risk Management H., Stone Motherless H., Sponsor a Race H., Bush Fire Appeal Raceday H., H.-twice, H., Tabtouch With Cash H., Belmont Bonanza H., Toll H., Amelia Park H.

Tagada (g. by McFlirt). Placed at 3 in 2016-17 in Aust.


2nd dam

CZABA, by Salieri. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Flying Heritage. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, A$78,967, WATC City of Perth 2YO P., 2d WATC Westspeed 3YO H., Amelia Park Beef H., 3d WATC Westspeed 3YO H.-twice, Westspeed 2YO P.

Which Way Wanda. Winner at 2, 2d WATC Moet & Chandon 2YO H.

Chesta Piniton. 3 wins to 1400m in Aust.

French Vanilla. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

RESPECTFUL STAR, by Luskin Star. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to Trustful, half-sister to MONAKEA, AWESOME, MARKET, Honey Queen (dam of EASTER, HONEY BE QUICK, MR DANAMITE), Satisfy (dam of REVENGE). Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

With Honour. Winner at 1350m, BATC Orlando Gramps H.


4th dam

WITH RESPECT, by Rego. 5 wins-3 at 2-from 5f to 1¼m, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, PARC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3, AJC Princess H., L, PARC Pago Pago H., VATC Stansmore H., 2d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, AJC Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Mimosa S., L, 3d SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, 4th Adelaide RC Dequetteville S., L, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L. Half-sister to MANSINGH, Ciquita (dam of INITIAL APPROACH), Goddess of Dawn (dam of ON STAGE). Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

MONAKEA (Wilkes). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1450m, STC Premiere S., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., L, AJC Eastlakes H., Bundeena S., Hume H. Sire.

MARKET (Imperial Prince). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 900m to 2000m, AJC Princess H., L, 2d STC Rosemount Wines Classic, Gr.2, VATC Tranquil Star S., Gr.3, 3d STC Storm Queen S., Gr.2. Producer.

AWESOME (Wilkes). 4 wins at 2, Adelaide RC Dequetteville S., L, SAJC Cinderella S., L, 2d AJC Keith Mackay H., L, 3d VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2. Producer.

Honey Queen. 2 wins at 2, AJC Dorothea Mackellar H. Dam of-

EASTER (Imperial Prince). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 2000m, A$202,680, AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Tooheys 2.2 Welter H., NSW Cancer Council H., G Blaxland Highweight H., STC Miranda RSL H.

HONEY BE QUICK (Danzatore). 2 wins at 2, A$95,778, STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, NSW Crippled Children H., 2d STC Starlet H. Producer.

MR DANAMITE (Best Western). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2800m, A$274,130, VATC Caulfield Autumn Classic S., L, 2d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2.

Honey be Mine. Unplaced. Dam of-

JETTER (Jetball). Joint second top colt on The 1998-99 NZ 2YO Free H. 4 wins-3 at 2-from 900m to 2100m, NZ$92,800, Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.2, Matamata RC Slipper S., L, ARC Steinlager H., Counties RC Pukekohe Ford Juvenile H., 2d Hawkes Bay Hastings Motors Ford Juvenile S., 3d BOP RC New Zealand Insurance H., Waikato RC Juvenile H.

YOLO (Stravinsky). 5 wins to 1550m, A$113,970, Newcastle JC Tibbie S., L, AJC Lyrebird H.

Golden Years. Raced twice. Dam of-

Red Style. Winner at 2, BATC Australia Retired H. Dam of-

RED IVORY (Ivory Way). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 2400m, A$208,215, STC Canterbury Cup, Gr.3, AJC Australia Day Cup, L, STC Botanical Gardens 2YO H., 2d NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's Club Cup, L. Producer.

Satisfy. Raced once. Dam of-

REVENGE (Zeditave). 5 wins from 1400m to 2050m, A$169,120, BATC Rough Habit P., L, 3d Queensland Derby, Gr.1.

Set to Please. Winner at 1100m, AJC GA Eastment H. Dam of-

PLEASURE GIVER (Bite the Bullet). 8 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$610,468, AJC Hobartville S., Gr.2, STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, BTC Sprint H., Gr.3-twice, 2d AJC Stan Fox S., Gr.2, VATC Autumn S., Gr.3, VRC Yallambee Stud S., Gr.3, GCTC AAMI Cup, L, 3d AJC Up & Coming S., Gr.2.


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