James Jack

Sire: My Admiration

Dam: Merrylade

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Sep 9th, 2018

Country: Australia


Pearce Racing (Mgr: D S Pearce) Gold Front Thoroughbred Breeding & Racing (Mgr: A J Olive)





Foaled 9th September 2018

SireEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
MY ADMIRATION (AUS) Shoal CreekStar Way
2007ProvenceRedoute's ChoiceDanehill
  La BambaLast Tycoon
DamDuke of MarmaladeDanehillDanzig
MERRYLADE (AUS) Love Me TrueKingmambo
2010Lake AlexandrinaBluebirdStorm Bird

MY ADMIRATION (AUS) (Bay 2007-Stud 2014). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, HKJC Chairman's Trophy, L. Half-brother to SW Banaadeer. Sire of 56 rnrs, 29 wnrs, inc. SW Cryptic Wonder - Joyful Master (H.K.) (Pinjarra RC Magic Millions WA 3YO Trophy, RL and of Dawn Armada, Speedbird, Eeyore Wayz, Jaguar Grey, Petticoat Junction, Ration Aly, Admiral Promo, Cryptic Love, Highest Regard, Inflation, Jag the Joker, Moderator, Regal Counsel, etc.


1st dam

MERRYLADE, by Duke of Marmalade. Placed at 3 in Aust. This is her first living foal.


2nd dam

Lake Alexandrina, by Bluebird. Placed at 2, 2d SAJC Walter Brown S.H., L. Half-sister to MARAUDING, SPRINGSTEEN, Iwan, Cajun Magic (dam of VOODOO BEAT). Dam of 14 foals, 13 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

Benson. 7 wins from 1400m to 1800m, A$176,200, MRC Contempler H., Bert Bryant H., James Grice H., 2d MRC Rancher H., Ellerslie H., Summer Fair H., 3d MRC Dennis Hanrahan H., New Gleam H., VRC TSL P., Bitalli H., MRC Paint H., Purser H.

Lady le Jean. 5 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$115,553, to 2019-20, WATC Sterling P., 3d WATC Ascend Sales Trophies H., Tabtouch H., Merrywell H.

Surfin' Safari. 5 wins-4 at 2-to 1400m, A$209,350, ATC McGrath Estate Agents 2YO H., Pro-Ride H., 2d Scone RC Country Cup, 3d ATC Cellarbrations H., TAB Place Multi 2YO H., Hyland Race Colours H., TAB H.

Naughty Baby. 5 wins at 1200m, HK$3,364,475, HKJC Kam Tin H., Fortress Hill H., Scholarship Scheme H., Geriatric Healthcare H., Mount Nicholson H., 2d HKJC Lancashire H., Tsap Tseung H., 3d HKJC New Territories East P., Hazel H., Jackson H., Sing Woo H., House Repp H., On Muk H., Quarry Bay H.

Ultimate Winners. 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m, HK$3,112,500, HKJC Citibank MPF Services H., Hung Mui Kuk H., Hoi Ping H., Nam Kok H., 2d HKJC Soin d'Eau H., Yan Chai 45th Anniversary H., Jockey Club Road H., Yan Oi Tong Cup, Hankow H.

Dandrina. 4 wins from 1300m to 1600m, AJC Beechwood Grange H., STC De Bortoli Noble One H., 3d STC Winning Edge Presentations H. Producer.

Rockbank. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, SAJC Optus H., 3d SAJC Phil Hoffman Travel H.


3rd dam

BISCALOWE, by Biscay. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, VRC Hallmark Filter H., L, SAJC Wills H., VATC Impulsive H., STC Esso S., 2d MVRC Carlton Draught S., L, 3d SAJC Queen Adelaide S., L, 4th VATC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2. Half-sister to Abadaan, San Secola. Dam of 9 named foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

MARAUDING (Sir Tristram). Joint Head of The 1986-87 Australasian 2YO Classification. 3 wins at 2, A$726,300, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, Newcastle JC Penfolds Classic S., Gr.3, 2d STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, 3d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1. Successful sire.

SPRINGSTEEN (Danehill). 2 wins at 2, A$85,510, SAJC Alcohol Go-Easy S., L, Oaklands P., L, 2d SAJC Dandy Andy 2YO P. Sire.

Iwan (Sir Tristram). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1250m, MVRC Guerlain H., SAJC Gallipoli H., 2d VATC Windsor H., 3d SAJC Cheltenham S., Gr.3, VRC Maybe Mahal H., SAJC HMAS Protector H. Dam of-

Email Me. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, STC Combined Zones CMA Australia H., BTC Reward Insurance 2YO H. Dam of-

LATIN NEWS (Hussonet). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1250m, A$464,600, Gosford Guineas, L, 2d BRC George Moore S., Gr.3, 3d BRC BTC Cup, Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2.

Lake Alexandrina (Bluebird). Placed. See above.

Biscara. 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m, VRC AJS Window Clean Service H., 2d VATC Wenona Girl H. Dam of-

Bold Selection (Redoute's Choice). Winner at 1200m, 2d SAJC South Australian S., L, 3d SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., MVRC Hawkers Market Night H. Producer.

Caralowe. Placed at 2 & 3, 2d BTC Magna V6 2YO H., 3d QTC Paravane 2YO H. Dam of-

TRIPLE ASSET (Nadeem). 4 wins at 2, A$267,385, VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3, SAJC Jansz S., Gr.3, TTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic, TRC Tote 2YO H., 2d TTC Gold Sovereign S., L, Elwick S., L.

Cajun Magic. Winner at 1250m, SAJC May H., 3d SAJC February H. Dam of-

VOODOO BEAT (Sir Tristram). 7 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$147,855, SAJC Port Adelaide Cup, Gr.3, Dairy Vale 500ml Stubby Quality S., C&G Group H., Alberto V05 H., 2d SAJC Japan Trophy H., L, Derby Trial S., 3d VRC Duke of Norfolk S., L.

Savanna la Mar. 5 wins to 1400m, QTC Cleandomain H., BTC SITA Environmental H. Dam of-

SAVANNA AMOUR (Love Conquers All). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$662,523, MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2, WW Cockram S., Gr.3, How Now S., Gr.3, Gold Coast Guineas, Gr.3, BRC Hinkler H., L, Zouki Group 3YO H., 2d VRC Skip Sprint, Gr.3, 3d MRC Kevin Hayes S., Gr.3, Kevin Heffernan S., Gr.3, 4th Qld Tatt's RC Tattersalls Tiara, Gr.1.

Secret Haze. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m, A$98,420, VATC Canonise H., SAJC Dunlop Underlays 2YO H. Dam of-

GOOD BABY (Hussonet). 15 wins from 1100m to 1700m, 2,682,223Rgt. in Malaysia, Penang TC Malaysian Magic Millions Classic, L, Perak TC Sultan Gold Vase, L, Malayan Racing Association Cup, L, Coronation Cup, L.