Major Crispies

Major Crispies

Sire: Pastoral Pursuits

Dam: Nellie Melba

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Apr 23rd, 2011





Bay geldingFoaled in 2011

SireBahamian BountyCadeaux GenereuxYoung Generation
PASTORAL PURSUITS (GB) ClarentiaBallad Rock
2001StarMost WelcomeBe My Guest
DamHurricane SkyStar WatchBletchingly
NELLIE MELBA (GB) Dancing ShowNijinsky
1999PersuasionBatshoofSadler's Wells

PASTORAL PURSUITS (GB) (Bay 2001-Stud 2006). 6 wins-3 at 2-at 6f, 7f, £264,495, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1. Sire of 371 rnrs, 198 wnrs, inc. SW Rose Blossom (York Summer S., Gr.3), Pastoral Player, Catalina Bay, Lightscameraction, Ventura Mist, Rooke, Marine Commando, Terra di Tuffi, Angel's Pursuit, SP Field of Vision, Squash, Kibaar, Louie de Palma, Pastoral Girl, Al Muthana, Veiled Intrigue, Auld Burns, Sagramor, Timothy T - Super Ace (H.K.), etc.


1st dam

NELLIE MELBA, by Hurricane Sky. 3 wins at 7f, 1m, 2d Newmarket Pebbles is 21 H. Dam of five named foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

Major Crispies (g. by Pastoral Pursuits). 2 wins. See below.

Dam Beautiful (f. by Sleeping Indian). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 3d Tipperary S., L.

Bosun Breese (g. by Bahamian Bounty). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 6f, Sandown Universal Beneficent Society H., 2d Ascot Sodexo H., 3d Newmarket July Course Series Nursery H.


2nd dam

PERSUASION, by Batshoof. Unraced. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Nellie Melba. 3 wins. See above.

Solarias Quest. 2 wins at 1½m, 12¼f, 3d Haydock Betfred 2YO S.

So Tempting. Winner at 1m, 3d Doncaster Sponsorship Lunch H.

Art Man. 6 wins from 1¼m to 13f in GB.

Pirourette. Winner at 1900m in France.

Cornish Quest. Placed in GB and France.


3rd dam

PRIMETTA, by Precocious. Unraced. Half-sister to Tenderetta. Dam of 4 foals, 2 to race, inc:-

Hoh No. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 9f, Goodwood St John Ambulance Brigade Nursery H.


4th dam

FANDETTA, by Gay Fandango. Unraced. Half-sister to HATTA (dam of HATTA FORT), Smokey Tack, Casarette (dam of CASA EIRE). Dam of 5 foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Tenderetta (Tender King). 2 wins at 2, 2d Curragh Anglesey S., Gr.3, 4th Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.1. Dam of-

Royal Beacon. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, Newmarket National Horseracing Museum H., York Convergent Telecom Dealers 2YO S., 2d Ascot Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Sprint S.

Ghost Dancing. Unraced. Dam of-

Lear Cavern (Muhtarram). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, €110,803, Milan Premio Vitalengo, Premio Melzo, 2d Milan Gran Premio d'Italia, L, 3d Siracusa Premio Nastro d'Oro di Sicilia, L, Milan Premio Gian Giacomo Trivulzio.

Alnashme. 2 wins at 5f, 6f, 2d Newmarket November H.


5th dam

SAYORETTE, by Sayajirao. Winner at 9f in GB. Half-sister to LOVELY GALE (dam of GALESIAN), MLLE. BARKER, Night Traffic, Lorgnette (dam of AU PRINTEMPS). Dam of 8 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

HATTA (Realm). 4 wins at 2, Goodwood Molecomb S., Gr.3, Sandown Raynes Park S. Dam of-

HATTA FORT (Formidable). 11 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Germany, Denmark and Sweden, Klampenborg Sprint Cup, L-twice, Cologne Iduna Nova Flieger Preis, L, Jagersro Sydsvenskan Sprint, L-twice, 2d Taby Varsprint, L, Jagersro Verdexa Cup, L, Klampenborg IBM Store Sprint Cup, L, 3d Dortmunder Fliegerpreis, L, Bremen Suchard Sprint Cup, L, Cologne Flieger Preis, L, Jagersro Verdexa Cup, L, 4th Dortmunder Fliegerpreis, L, Cologne Iduna Nova Flieger Preis, L, Taby Taby Open Sprint Championship, L.

Cinquefoil. Unraced. Dam of-

Cinquefoilette. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Dam of-

PREFERENTIAL (Clear Choice). Winner at 2, MVRC Silver Jubilee S., L, 2d VRC Jayco Caravans Sprint 2YO H., MRC Allan Currie 2YO H. Producer.

Smokey Tack (Right Tack). 13 wins-1 at 2- in GB and Switzerland, 3d York Prince of Wales S., L.

Say Yes. Winner at 2, 3d Phoenix Park Heron S. Dam of-

Muziano (Don't Forget Me). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 4400m in Germany and Switzerland, 2d Düsseldorf Preis der Dreijahrigen, L.

Casarette. Placed in GB. Dam of-

CASA EIRE (Compliance). 4 wins-2 at 2, US$264,777, Belmont Astoria S., Gr.3, Saranac S., Gr.3, Meadowlands Egret S., L, 2d Belmont Miss Grillo S., Gr.3, Aqueduct East View S., L, New York Stallions S., L, Meadowlands Jersey Blues H., L, 3d Saratoga Adirondack S., Gr.2, Yaddo H., L, Meadowlands Lewis Morris S., L, 4th Aqueduct Astarita S., L. Producer.

Copper Cup (Darby Creek Road). 9 wins, 2d Monmouth Oceanport H., Gr.3, Bet Twice S., L, 3d Monmouth Majestic Light H., L.


Race Record: 37 Starts 2-2-10 £35,268.

2 wins at 6f to 2015, 3d Newbury Carnarvon S., L, Lingfield Spring Cup, L, York Pick 6 S., Kempton Free Bet at H.