2021 Gold Coast National Broodmare Sale

Lot: 502

Type: Racehorse Filly/Mare
Vendor: Widden Stud, Widden Valley, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Showcasing (GB)
Dam: No Finer Dame (NZ)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Mare
DOB: 07 November 2016
Buyer: This lot was withdrawn

Significant Pedigree Updates

Subject Horse: Lady Melba (2016.f. by Showcasing-No Finer Dame, by Pins-Midnight Madam).
1st Lockyer RC Equineprecinct.com.au H.
1st Warwick TC Gillott Constructions H.
From the same family as ORDER AGAIN (2013.g. by Iffraaj-Glass Half Full, by Van Nistelrooy-Jetset Lass).
3rd Scone Cup L

No photo available

Account of WIDDEN STUD (As Agent), Widden Valley, NSW.

Lot 502 (No GST)    LADY MELBA (NZ)           Stable J 14

Bay mare                 (Branded : nr sh; 183 over 6 off sh)           Foaled in 2016





Oasis Dream

Green Desert



Dancing Brave



Gone West









No Finer

Kaoru Star

Midnight Madam


Sir Tristram

Midnight Lady

Ivory Hunter


SHOWCASING (GB) (2007). 2 wins at 2, York Gimcrack S., Gr.2. Sire of 878 rnrs, 518 wnrs, 52 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc SW Play That Song, Showoroses, (My) Xpression, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Advertise, Quiet Reflection, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Avengers Queen, SP American Lady and of Louliana, Hernan, Think Big, Ice Ice Lady, Schumli, Bilandy, Melo Black, Swooper, Tenaya Canyon, Un Milagro, etc.


1st dam

NO FINER DAME, by Pins. Raced 3 times. Sister to ALMODOVAR, half-sister to PERLIN, Midnight Breaker (dam of HARDLINE). Dam of 2 named foals, both winners-

Lady Melba (f. by Showcasing). 2 wins. See below.

No Finer Jet (f. by Jet Spur). 4 wins 1100m to 1300m to 2019-20.

2nd dam

MIDNIGHT MADAM, by Kaapstad. 6 wins 1480m to 2500m, CJC Great Autumn S.H., L, Hawkes Bay Havelock Wines H., 2d Southland RC Invercargill Gold Cup, Gr.3, 4th Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2. Sister to MIDNIGHT BABE, Midnight Lass (dam of SKY FRONTIER). Dam of 12 named foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

PERLIN (Carnegie). 8 wins-4 in succession-1300m to 2200m, $827,150, BTC Doomben Cup, Gr.1, MRC Underwood S., Gr.1, VRC Imperial Leather S., L, 2d GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2.

ALMODOVAR (Pins). 4 wins-3 in succession-1750m to 2600m, $230,250, MRC Galilee Series Final H., L, 2d VRC St Leger, L.

Midnight Breaker. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m in N.Z. Dam of 9 winners-

HARDLINE (Showcasing). 4 wins-2 at 2 and 3 in succession-1000m to 1200m, $609,569, ARC Karaka Million, RL, 3d BRC Lightning H., L.

Xpress. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Dam of 2 winners-

(MY) XPRESSION (Showcasing). 3 wins-1 at 2-1100m to 1400m, $181,880, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, Ashburton RC John Grigg S., Gr.3, 3d New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.

Soviet Princess. Unraced. Grandam of-

EXECUTED (Warhead). 19 wins-6 at 2, 5 in succession-1000m to 1600m, $580,500, to 2019-20, BRC Lightning H., L.

3rd dam

MIDNIGHT LADY, by Ivory Hunter. 6 wins-2 at 2-1000m to 1400m, HBJC Gold Trail S., Gr.3, CJC Welcome S., L, Waikato RC James Sarten Memorial H., 3d WRC Wellesley S., L. Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

MIDNIGHT BABE (Kaapstad). 5 wins-1 at 2-1000m to 2900m, $244,755, SAJC Laelia S., L, CJC Warstep S., L, 2d Queensland Oaks, Gr.1.

Midnight Lass. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Dam of 7 winners-

SKY FRONTIER (Senor Pete). 6 wins to 1600m, Singapore TC Committee's Prize, L, 2d Singapore TC Tiger Beer Triple Challenge No.2, L.

Jetset Lass. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d MRC Tabaret H. Dam of 2 winners-

JETSET LAD (Elusive City). 9 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 2200m, $669,157, BRC Brisbane Cup, Gr.2, Taranaki Cup, Gr.3.

Race Record : 2 wins at 1100m in 2020-21, 2d BRC Souths Sports Club H.

Has not been to stud



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