Lot #619 No Excuse Needed - Maggie O'Reilly

Lot # 619
Sire No Excuse Needed
Dam Maggie O'Reilly
Colour Grey
Sex Filly


NoExcuse Needed (GB)



Mr. Prospector

Raise a Native

Coup de Folie





Greenland Park

Red God





Last Tycoon

Try My Best


Pompeii Court






NO EXCUSE NEEDED (GB) (Chestnut 1998-Stud 2003). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1m, Goodwood Celebration Mile S., Gr.2. Champion NZ 2YO Sire, 2007-08. Sire of 307 rnrs, 172 wnrs, 16 SW, inc. Daffodil (New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1), No Excuse Maggie, Justanexcuse, Take the Rap - St Rap (H.K.), Grand Dancer, Vincent Mangano, Snow Excuse, Under the Sun, Champagne Needed, I Do, Santos, Lesley Brook, etc.

1st dam

MAGGIEO'REILLY, by O'Reilly. Placed. Three-quarter-sister to Hyades (damofTOOTSIE). This isher fourth living foal. Dam of three foals to race, two winners,inc:-

NO EXCUSE MAGGIE(f. by No Excuse Needed). 7 wins from 1200mto 1600m, NZ$208,400, to 2012-13, Egmont RC Taranaki BreedersS.,Gr.3, MatamataCup,L, Hawke's BayTaradale Club H., Otaki Maori RC El Cheapo Cars H.,Waikato RCTe Rapa H., 2d WRC Thompson H.,Gr.3, Marton JC MetricMile,Gr.3, Rotorua S.,L, 3d BOP RC TaurangaClassic,L.

ShowingOff (f. by Savabeel). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m to 2012-13,Hawke's Bay Hunt & Seek Duchess of Cambridge H., Waikato RCBrown Pennell H., 3d Waikato RC Dunstan at Animal Feed Barn 3YOS.

2nd dam

Habaine, byCentaine. Placed at 2 & 3, 2d VATC Carnegie H., 3d VATC BlueDiamond Prelude,Gr.3, MVRC NiddrieH. Sister toLA ROSE NOIR(damofESPURANTE),Double Roy,three-quarter-sister toGIORGIO,STARMAN II,Escada(damofGLAMOUR PUSS,VISION AND POWER,RARE INSIGHT,ESCADAIRE),Cazuleigh (dam ofTHE FATZ), Gio (damofCREPE DE CHINE,ARENTI,GLAM SLAM),half-sister toURBANE, Mecelle(dam ofPOMCELLE), Hyades(dam ofTOOTSIE). Dam of 8foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Peace. 5 wins from 1650m to 2200m, 3d QTC StLeger. Grandam of-

Sunshine Champion(Dance Dreamer). 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m to2013-14 in Macau, 2d Macau Lisboa Prelude,L.

Habalook.Unraced. Dam of-

Angel del Dinero(My Halo). Winner at 1300m, 2d WRC DesertGold S.,Gr.3, 3d Marton JCJurox 3YO H.

3rd dam

Habania, by Habat.7 wins at 1000m, 1200m, VRC Princess H., MVRC Coburg H., VATCBarton H., Casino H., 3d VATC Autumn S.,Gr.3. Half-sistertoGIORGIO, CeliaLeigh (dam ofSTARMAN II). Dam of14 named foals, 13 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

LA ROSE NOIR(Centaine). 7 wins-1 at 2,Counties RC FAI Bowl H.,L. Dam of-

ESPURANTE(FlyingSpur). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, AJC PJ Bell H.,L.

URBANE(SirGodfrey). 5 wins-4 at 2-to 1400m, QTC Wilke Printers H.,L, 3d VRC Sires'Produce S.,Gr.1, VATC BlueDiamond Prelude,Gr.3.

Mecelle. Raced twice. Dam of-

POMCELLE(PompeiiCourt). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, A$90,510, VRC ComoCentre S.,L, 2d SAJC RainLover P.,Gr.3.

Hyades.Unraced. Dam of-

TOOTSIE(Pins). 7 wins at 1200m,1400m, NZ$317,250, A$105,475, MRC Mannerism S.,Gr.3, Waikato RC SprintH.,L, 2d WRC TelegraphH.,Gr.1.

A family operation and success over many years, plus a location in a beautiful, under rated part of the country.

Andrew Forsman, Cambridge Trainer