Prize Catch

Prize Catch

Sire: Zoffany

Dam: Abalone

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Sep 15th, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: Dark Blue, White Star, Checked Sleeves & Cap

Trainer's Name: Lindsey Smith


(Belhus Owners) D Parke, S Parke, S Davy, Blue Hawk Syndicate, A Kur, S Francis, P Grey.

Career Record: 27-8-4-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    29.6 %
  • Place
    22.2 %

Horse Description:

Talented horse, a winner of six races from 1000m to 1650m and over $170,000 in prizemoney. Won two of his last 3 both at Ascot, and is a young horse well and truly on the way up...





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2013

ZOFFANY (IRE) HasiliKahyasi
2008TyrannyMachiavellianMr. Prospector
  Dust DancerSuave Dancer
DamBluebirdStorm BirdNorthern Dancer
ABALONE (AUS) Ivory DawnSir Ivor

ZOFFANY (IRE) (Bay 2008-Stud 2012). 5 wins at 2, Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1. Leading GB/Ire. First Season Sire in 2015. Sire of 308 rnrs, 170 wnrs, 13 SW, inc. Ventura Storm (Milan Gran Premio del Jockey Club, Gr.1), Foundation, Illuminate, Knife Edge - Encounter (H.K.), Waterloo Bridge - Senator (Sing.), Zodiac Ruler, Washington DC, Dolce Strega, Afandem, Opinion Maker, Argentero - Travel Successor (H.K.), Light Up Our World, Wilamina, etc.


1st dam

ABALONE, by Bluebird. Winner at 1750m in Aust. Half-sister to PERFECT PARADISE. Dam of seven foals, five to race, all winners, inc:-

HURDY GURDY MAN (c. by Street Cry). 8 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$452,542, TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3, Hamilton Cup, MRC Murcotts H., 2d Werribee Cup, L, VRC Bagot H., L, MRC Aldgate Lawyers H., Sportingbet H., 3d Warrnambool Cup, L, Ballarat Cup, L, Werribee Cup, L, VRC Piping Lane H., Terang Cup, VRC Banjo Paterson Series Heat H., 4th Ballarat Cup, L.

Prize Catch (g. by Zoffany). 4 wins. See below.

Infinity (f. by Spinning World). Winner at 1600m, VRC Rainburst H., 3d MRC Sweet Chime H., MVRC Logician H.

Damos Rose (f. by Perugino). 6 wins to 1400m in Aust.

Kelone (f. by Keltrice). 5 wins from 900m to 2100m in Aust. Dam of-

Kel's Blessing. 3 wins to 1200m, 2d SAJC Randle & Taylor Lawyers H.


2nd dam

DINZAMM, by Zamazaan. Winner at 2450m, VATC Doona H., 2d VATC Southern Aurora H., Murrumbeena H. Sister to Most Happy Zam (dam of STRAIGHT CLIP). Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

PERFECT PARADISE (Turtle Island). 10 wins-4 at 2-from 900m to 1600m, A$339,295, QTC Sir Edward Williams H., L, Hawkesbury RC Rowley Mile H., STC Parkroyal Rotary Health Fund 2YO H., AJC Malaya 2YO H., 2d QTC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1, AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, AJC Autumn Country Cup, QTC Bank of Queensland Cup, 3d STC Members Jackpot Draw H.

Asseghi. 7 wins from 1400m to 1600m in Aust.

All Brilliance. 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1300m in Aust.

Bold Zam. 2 wins at 1400m, 1800m in Aust.

Abalone. Winner. See above.

Sophie Jane. Raced twice. Dam of-

Shocking Behaviour. 5 wins to 1450m in Aust.

Type Setter. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in Aust.

Marriedtoaprince. Winner at 2 in Aust.


3rd dam

NANDIAN, by Namnan. Unraced. Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

Dinzamm. Winner. See above.

Impress Me. Winner at 1300m, 2d Avondale JC Santa Claus Improvers' S., 3d ARC Easter Farewell H., Avondale JC Robbie Burns Improvers' S. Dam of-

No Exception. Winner at 1550m, MVRC Great Western H., 4th Whangarei RC Northland Breeders' S., L. Producer.

Most Happy Zam. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Dam of-

STRAIGHT CLIP (Straight Strike). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$89,175, A$53,690, Wanganui Guineas, L, ARC DB Draught H., Magic Millions Bonus 2YO S., 2d Hawke's Bay Guineas, Gr.3, Matamata RC Slipper S., L, Avondale JC Morgan Furniture H., VATC St Kilda FC H., Zambari Welter H., 3d Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.2, ARC Newmarket H., L, WRC Wellesley S., L, BOP RC Wealleans Groundspread H., Hawkes Bay Waikato Stud H., 4th Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1.

My Happiness (Kaapstad). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$82,625, Avondale JC Sunday Markets H., ARC Saint Clair Wines H., BOP RC Farm Services John Deere H., Hawkes Bay Xpress Vehicle Rentals H., Master Plumbers H., 2d ARC New Year's Day H., Avondale JC New Zealand Bloodstock H., Hawkes Bay Rob McAnulty H., Rotorua RC Lakes 96FM H., 3d ARC Newmarket H., L, BOP RC Tauranga Classic, L, ARC Donna Logan Racing Stables H., More FM H., Hawkes Bay Mangapapa Lodge H. Dam of-

Happyto Keepa (Keeper). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Waikato RC Norris Ward McKinnon H., Rotorua RC Hynds Pipe Systems H., 2d ARC Te Hana Sparkling H., Counties RC Shamexpress H., Matamata RC Broadway Racing & Breeding H., 3d BOP RC Tauranga Classic, L, ARC Insphire S.

Zarracha. 4 wins to 1400m, Cambridge JC Maneline H., Waikato RC Wrightson Grain H., 2d ARC Coca Cola H., Hawkes Bay Volksraad H., Waikato RC Jungle Pocket H., 3d Hawkes Bay Nissin King Partsworld H., Taranaki RC Lion Foundation H., Waikato RC Seafood Bazaar H.

Real Winner. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, HKJC Kennedy H., Lok Ma Chau H., 2d HKJC Chai Wan H., Ngong Ping H., D'Aguilar H., 3d HKJC Po Yee H.


4th dam

TAON, by Todman. 2 wins at 2, QTC CE McDougall S., L, Piccaninny S. Half-sister to Scottish Lament. Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, inc:-

Better Taon. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m in Aust.


Race Record: 17 Starts 4-3-2 A$76,325.

4 wins from 1000m to 1650m, A$76,325, to 2017-18, WATC Amelia Park Lodge H., Seacorp H., 2d WATC Italian Day This Saturday H., 3d WATC Amelia Park H.