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La Pietra

La Pietra

Sire: Pierro

Dam: Classic Music

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Sep 21st, 2016

Country: Australia

Trainer's Name: Robbie Griffiths & Matthew De Kock


Griffiths Racing, Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock (mngr Darren Dance), Stokes Thoroughbreds, Peter Gallivan, David & Karen Dunstan, Paul Miall, Ray Newall, John Kitsou, Frank De Pasquale, Gleneagles Stud (mngr Kevan Wacey), Josh Hale, Filippo Madrigal, Cheryl McCarthy, Glenn McFarlane, Patrick & Julie-Ann Silvey, Adam Warren

Career Record: 9-2-1-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    22.2 %
  • Place
    22.2 %





Foaled 21st September 2016

PIERRO (AUS) ShadeaStraight Strike
2009Miss Right NoteDaylamiDoyoun
  Sky SongSadler's Wells
DamDanehill DancerDanehillDanzig
CLASSIC MUSIC (IRE) Mira AdondeSharpen Up
2008PipalongPips PrideEfisio
  LimpopoGreen Desert

PIERRO (AUS) (Bay 2009-Stud 2013). 11 wins-6 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Out of a half-sister to SW Laverock. Leading Aust. First Season Sire in 2016-17. Sire of 179 rnrs, 92 wnrs, inc. SW Levendi (ATC Australian Derby, Gr.1), Pinot, Pierata, Action, Tulip, Roy Had Enough, Commander, Satin Slipper, Kentucky Breeze, SP Furore, Poseidon's Pool, Holbien, Canyonero, Princess Pierro and of Perfect Pitch, True Defender, etc.


1st dam

CLASSIC MUSIC, by Danehill Dancer. Unraced. Sister to WALK ON BYE, half-sister to Motherland. This is her fifth foal. Dam of four foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Tenorino (g. by Galileo). 5 wins to 1400m, A$130,515, to 2017-18, ATC Tab.com.au H., 2d ATC Dawn Approach H., 3d ATC Theraces H., Half Yearly Membership H.

Classic Diva (f. by High Chaparral). 3 wins from 1150m to 1600m, A$126,265, to 2017-18, MRC Ladbrokes Odds Boost H., Elaren Secutiry Services H., 3d MRC Elvis "Ricky" Thurgood H.


2nd dam

PIPALONG, by Pips Pride. Champion Older Female Sprinter in GB in 2000 & 2001. Champion Older Female in France in 2000. 10 wins-3 at 2-to 6f, £402,393, 30,490fr., Haydock Sprint Cup, Gr.1, York Duke of York S., Gr.3, Newmarket Palace House S., Gr.3, Haydock Cecil Frail S., L, Doncaster Wentworth S., L, York 2YO Fillies' S., Ripon William Hill Great St Wilfrid H., Redcar 2YO Trophy, 2d Newmarket Cherry Hinton S., Gr.2, York Duke of York S., Gr.3, Royal Ascot Queen Mary S., Gr.3, York Summer S., L, Haydock Cecil Frail S., L, Newmarket Bentinck S., L, Pontefract Flying Fillies S., L, 3d York Nunthorpe S., Gr.1, Newmarket July Cup, Gr.1, Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1-twice, 4th Ascot Diadem S., Gr.2, Newmarket Oh So Sharp S., L, Chester Queensferry S., L. Half-sister to OUT OF AFRICA, China Eyes, Silver Shoon, Raja (dam of GREAT MINDS), Ripalong (dam of SHAMWARI LODGE, IMPERIAL ROME). Dam of 10 named foals, 6 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

WALK ON BYE (Danehill Dancer). 2 wins at 2, €87,662, Curragh Anglesey S., Gr.3, Barronstown Stud 2YO S., 3d Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1, 4th Naas Woodlands S., L. Producer.

Motherland (Galileo). 2 wins at 12½f, 13f, 3d Leopardstown Saval Beg S., L.

Jamrah. Unraced. Dam of-

Raphael Santi. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2200m in Ireland and Hungary, Budapest Batthyány-Hunyady Díj, 2d Budapest Magyar St Leger, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 3d Budapest Magyar Derby, Millenniumi Díj, Lovaregyleti Dij, Szent Istvan Dij, 4th Naas Rochestown S., L.


3rd dam

LIMPOPO, by Green Desert. Placed at 2 in GB. Half-sister to Alost, Deesse Grise (dam of GRIS DE GRIS). Dam of 17 foals, 15 to race, 13 winners, inc:-

PIPALONG (Pips Pride). 10 wins. See above.

OUT OF AFRICA (Common Grounds). 3 wins at 2, York Rockingham S., L, Doncaster Carrie Red Fillies' Nursery S., Newmarket Jersey Lily Fillies' Nursery H.

China Eyes (Fasliyev). Winner at 2, 2d Doncaster Flying Childers S., Gr.2.

Silver Shoon (Fasliyev). Winner at 7f, 2d Curragh Round Tower S., Gr.3, Marble Hill S., L, 3d Curragh S., L.

Raja. 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m in Ireland and France, Deauville Prix du Journal le Pays d'Auge, 3d Deauville Prix de Vire. Dam of-

GREAT MINDS (Bahamian Bounty). 4 wins at 5f, 6f, £866, €92,950, Cork S., L, Naas Woodlands S., L, Curragh Emirates Equestrian Federation H., Trinity Racing Society H.

Cut No Ice. Winner at 2, 3d Newbury Ufton Court Educational Trust 2YO Fillies' S. Dam of-

Frozen Angel - Patriotism (H.K.) (Dark Angel). Winner at 2 in 2017, Ascot Sodexo 2YO S., 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.2, Sandown National S., L, 4th Royal Ascot Norfolk S., Gr.2.

Opopmil. Placed at 2 in GB. Dam of-

Poppy Seed (Bold Edge). 3 wins at 6f, Goodwood British Stallion Studs Fillies' S., 3d Nottingham Kilvington S., L. Producer.

Ripalong. Unplaced. Dam of-

SHAMWARI LODGE (Hawk Wing). 6 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 1m, Curragh Ridgewood Pearl S., Gr.3, Goodwood Conqueror S., L, Kempton Snowdrop S., L, York Saratoga Races H., Newmarket Football In-Running H., 2d Doncaster Sceptre S., L, Goodwood XL Insurance H. Dam of-

OH THIS IS US (Acclamation). 10 wins from 1400m to 1600m, £304,465, 403,884Dhs, to 2017-18 in GB and U.A.E, Haydock Spring Trophy, L, 2d Salisbury Sovereign S., Gr.3, 3d Doncaster Park S., Gr.2, Epsom Diomed S., Gr.3.

IMPERIAL ROME (Holy Roman Emperor). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, €52,960, HK$4,135,800, Curragh Tetrarch S., L, HKJC Mercury H., Hong Kong Exchanges Challenge Cup, Lomond H., Sports Club Diamond Jubilee H.

Plutonian (Raven's Pass). 3 wins at 8¼f, 1¼m to 2018, 2d Goodwood Foundation S., L, Matchbook Betting Exchange H., 3d Newmarket Royal British Legion H.