Sire: Equiano

Colour: Bay

Dam: Join the Dance

Sex: Gelding

Age: 8

Foaled: Sep 03, 2012

Country: Australia

Trainer: Grahame Begg

Silks: Black, Red Striped Cap

Owners: M F & Mrs S M McLaughlin, Dr J & Mrs R Mazzetti, C J Forte & Ms X Lu

35: 5 - 6 - 4
Wins: 14.3%
Place: 28.6%




Bay GeldingFoaled in 2012

SireAcclamationRoyal ApplauseWaajib
EQUIANO (FR) Princess AthenaAhonoora
2005Entente CordialeEla-Mana-MouPitcairn
DamStravinskyNureyevNorthern Dancer
JOIN THE DANCE (NZ) Fire the GroomBlushing Groom
2004PetrockBigstoneLast Tycoon

EQUIANO (FR) (Bay 2005-Stud 2011). 7 wins-2 at 2, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1-twice. Sire of 624 rnrs, 343 wnrs, 17 SW, inc. The Tin Man (Ascot British Champions Sprint S., Gr.1), Belvoir Bay, Medicine Jack, Fly on the Night, Gustavus Weston, King Louis, Lady Horseowner, Baciami Piccola, Lady Macapa, Dark Reckoning, Strath Burn, Dakota Gold, Equilateral, Alicante Dawn - Furious Boy (H.K.), Valliano, Waipu Cove - Jolly Convergence (H.K.), etc.


1st dam

JOIN THE DANCE, by Stravinsky. Winner at 1500m in Aust. Dam of one named foal-

Lauchetti (g. by Equiano). 5 wins. See below.


2nd dam

PETROCK, by Bigstone. 3 wins from 1400m to 2100m, Otago RC Mackies Hotel H., 3d CJC Racecourse Hotel Motor Lodge H., Counties RC Haven NZ H. Dam of 3 foals, all winners-

Sky Rocket. 6 wins to 1300m, NZ$94,123, ARC Sun Microsystems H., Hawkes Bay Carlton Promotions H., BOP RC Young Read Woudberg Accountants H., 2d ARC Fully Fledged H., Avondale JC PGG Wrightson H., Waikato RC Mainfreight H., 3d ARC Mad Butcher H. Dam of-

Toetwotoe. 6 wins from 1200m to 1650m, NZ$90,120, 2d CJC Racecourse Hotel H., Chris Johnson 2000 Winners H., Pryde's Easifeed H., 3d CJC H., Dyer Decorating H.

Lookseasy. Winner at 1200m in 2019-20, 2d ARC Dunstan Feeds Qualifier H.

Rock Rules. 3 wins at 2200m in NZ and Aust.

Join the Dance. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

TASLIYA, by Gulch. Placed at 2 in GB. Half-sister to Hamseh (dam of YOU ROCK). Dam of 5 foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Petrock. 3 wins. See above.

Dream Task. Winner at 3200m in Aust.


4th dam

AGHANI, by Blushing Groom. Unplaced. Half-sister to POLONIA, PEAT MOSS, Louboff, Milova (dam of BARBARINA). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Hamseh (Danzig). 2 wins at 7f, 2d Leopardstown Brownstown Stud S., L, 3d Tipperary Sprint S., L. Dam of-

YOU ROCK (Rock Slide). 3 wins at 2, Charles Town Eleanor M Casey Memorial S., L, 3d Charles Town Rachel's Turn S., L, Sylvia Bishop Memorial S., L, 4th Laurel Maryland Million Lassie S., L.

Karayib. 2 wins at 2, 3d Epsom Heathcote S. Dam of-

Port of Dubai (E Dubai). 3 wins from 1450m to 1600m, R250,250, Clairwood Bush Hill Stud S., 2d Greyville KZN Guineas, Gr.2, 4th Clairwood Thukela H., L.


5th dam

Moss, by Round Table. 4 wins-2 at 2, 2d Churchill Downs Golden Rod S., Gr.3, Keeneland Ashland S., Gr.3. Sister to CABILDO, CANAL, SHORE, three-quarter-sister to Venice (dam of NAPLES), half-sister to DIKE, OKAVANGO. Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

POLONIA (Danzig). 7 wins-4 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, £116,623, 500,000fr., Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, York Lowther S., Gr.2, Curragh Railway S., Gr.3, Phoenix Park Flying Five S., L, Orchardstown Stud S., L, 2d Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.1, 3d Phoenix S., Gr.1, 4th The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

Polish Devil. Unraced. Dam of-

Deviletta (Trempolino). 2 wins at 6f, 6½f in GB and U.S.A, Santa Anita Allowance, 3d Hollywood Park Convenience S., L. Dam of-

WICKED STYLE (Macho Uno). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 6½f to 9f, US$572,927, Keeneland Breeders' Futurity, Gr.1, Arlington-Washington Futurity, Gr.3, 3d Keeneland Fayette S., Gr.2, Arlington Park Washington Park H., Gr.3, 4th Churchill Downs River City H., Gr.3. Sire.

Sweet Carol. Winner at 1200m in Brazil. Dam of-

ANYTHING SWEET (Point Given). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1500m in Brazil, Cidade Jardim Classico Presidente Joao Tobias de Aguiar, L, 2d Gavea Classico Presidente Joao Goulart, L.

PEAT MOSS (Herbager). 15 wins-2 at 2, US$635,517, Aqueduct Display H., Gr.3, 2d Belmont Jockey Club Gold Cup, Gr.1, Aqueduct Gallant Fox H., Gr.2, 3d Belmont Brooklyn H., Gr.1, Meadowlands Cup, Gr.2, Bowie John B Campbell H., Gr.2.

Louboff (Hail to Reason). Winner at 2, Curragh Lee 2YO S., 2d Leopardstown Larkspur S., Gr.3. Sire.

Milova. Winner in U.S.A. Dam of-

BARBARINA (Affirmed). 4 wins, Santa Anita Great Lady M S., L, 4th Hawthorne H., Gr.2. Dam of-

Bow Bells Reef. Winner at 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

ARDEN BELLE (Dance Brightly). 7 wins from 6f to 8½f, US$615,179, Woodbine Sweet Briar Too S., L, 2d Woodbine Maple Leaf S., L. Producer.

Orlanova (Conquistador Cielo). 3 wins, 2d Santa Anita Linda Vista H., Gr.3. Dam of-

JUNIOR DEPUTY (Mr Purple). 6 wins from 6f to 1m, Prairie Meadows Prairie Mile S., L, 3d Oaklawn Park Count Fleet Sprint H., Gr.3.


Race Record: 31 Starts 5-4-4 A$133,618.

5 wins to 1300m, A$133,618, to 2018-19, MRC H., Thebigscreencompany H., 2d MVRC Adapt Australia H., 3d MRC Ladbrokes Odds Boost H., Grand Hotel Frankston H.