Lot #482 Montjeu - Nikki's Bride

Lot # 482
Sire Montjeu
Dam Nikki's Bride
Colour Bay
Sex Colt
Price 400000
Purchaser BBA - IRELAND
Location IRELAND




Sadler's Wells

Northern Dancer


Fairy Bridge



Top Ville

High Top

Toute Cy






Last Tycoon

Try My Best


Pompeii Court


Sound Reason




MONTJEU (IRE) (Bay1996-Stud in Ire. 2001, NZ 2001). 11 wins-2 at 2, Prix de l'Arc deTriomphe, Gr.1. Sire of 65 wnrs, 13 SW, inc. SW Hurricane Run (Prixde l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1), Motivator, Scorpion, Montare, CorreCaminos, Stagelight, Ayam Zaman, Biens Nanti, Dash to the Top,Gallant Guru, Jump for You, Kings Quay, Mr Vegas, SP Falstaff, RedPeony, Sunsemperchi, etc. His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now3YOs. 

1st dam

NIKKI'S BRIDE,by O'Reilly. Unraced. Half-sister to IDEA,PERPETUAL CHECK. This is herthird foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Dam of one foal torace-

LeCelibataire (g. by Montjeu). Winner at 2 in 2004-05, 4th QTCRacetree TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1.


2nd dam

REASONABLE, by Sound Reason. Unraced. Half-sister to DOWN THE AISLE, GOLD PULSE. Dam of 10 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

IDEA(Grosvenor). 12 wins from 1400m to 3600m, A$347,600, VATC EasterCup, Gr.3, AJCMirvac Hotels Showstopper Welter H., MVRC Strathayr H., VATCWellington Racing Club H., Onkaparinga RC Yalumba Classic Hurdle,AJC Carioca H., Adam Lindsay Gordon H., STC Handicap, 2d VRC NissanS.H., Gr.1, SAJCHilton Honours H., STC Tooheys Classic Welter H., Rotary HealthResearch H., 3d SAJC Tokyo City Cup, Gr.3, AJCShow County H., L, VATCEclipse S., L, WerribeeCup, L, STCThimble Welter H., AJC 3YO H., 4th SAJC Eagle Blue S., Gr.3.

PERPETUALCHECK (Grosvenor). 5 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$263,408,AJC Services' Memorial Cup, L, CityTattersall's Club Cup, L, AJCCitius H., STC Banksia H., 2d QTC Brisbane Cup, Gr.1, STCWinter Cup, L, 3d GCTCPrime Minister's Cup, Gr.2.


3rd dam

BRIDESMAID, byAgricola. Placed to 1m, 2d Manawatu RC December P.H. Sisterto GENERAL COMMAND, High Principle,three-quarter-sister to Dicidiana (dam of DAYANA, GRAND CIDIUM), Rustic Ann(dam of TRIUMPHAL QUEEN), half-sisterto ILUMQUH,STRAIGHT DRAW, AnnieOakley (dam of CHILTON), Our Love(dam of TERRIFIC, Arc-En-Ciel). Dam of 9foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

GOLD PULSE(Oncidium). 4 wins at 2000m, 2400m, STC Christmas Cup, L,Castlereagh H., 2d NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, AJC JubileeH., L, 3d AJC Derby, Gr.1, VRC Hotham H., Gr.2, 4th VRC MelbourneCup, Gr.1, STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1.

DOWN THEAISLE (Imperialist). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, AJCHall Mark S., L, Henry Kendall H., QTC Mode H., Cavalier H., 2d STCTulloch S., L, 4th STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.2. Sire.

ImperialBride. Raced twice. Dam of-

Factor. 2wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1850m, MVRC Violoncello H. Dam of-

Mr Esteem(Umatilla). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2100m, NZ$95,450, A$58,250,ARC Sydney Turf Club Pykes H., QTC Persian Lyric 2YO H., 2dWanganui Guineas, L.



History, tradition, family, good values and lots of fun. Also when we inspect an LA yearling we do so with confidence in the horses’ upbringing, soundness and temperament. It’s a theory that has worked well because with Dominic we’ve bought the likes of Redeem The Dream and the stakeswinner Sir Lovesalot

George Simon, Cambridge Racing Commentator