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South Pacific

South Pacific

Sire: Galileo

Dam: Tonnara

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Feb 12th, 2016

Country: Ireland

Trainer's Name: Ciaron Maher & David Eustace


ATB Pty Ltd (Darren & Liz Dance), David Baker, Bali Hai Syndicate (Mgr: David Wagner), Scott Bingley, Garred Birrell, Robert Blanche, Brittain Racing (Mgr: Phill Brittain), Mark Casey, Michael Eastmure, Joey Eccles, Colin & Sandy Favre, Peter Gallivan, Alf Gauci, Peter & John Gialantzis, Wayne & Bonnie Johnstone, Peter Leonard, Peter & Anne Lynch, Barry Pang, Craig Pickford, Peter Treloar, Ray Coleman, John Wilson

Career Record: 19-3-4-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    15.8 %
  • Place
    26.3 %





Bay ColtFoaled in 2016

SireSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
GALILEO (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1998Urban SeaMiswakiMr. Prospector
TONNARA (IRE) LunadixBreton
  MarescaMill Reef

GALILEO (IRE) (Bay 1998-Stud 2002). 6 wins-1 at 2, The Derby, Gr.1. Champion GB/Ire. Sire 10 times. Sire of 2152 rnrs, 1470 wnrs, 313 SW, inc. Frankel (York International S., Gr.1), Highland Reel, Cape Blanco, New Approach, Waldgeist, Igugu, Decorated Knight, Found, Australia, Rip Van Winkle, Capri, Soldier of Fortune, Ulysses, Magician, Mondialiste, Red Rocks, Adelaide, Nathaniel, Treasure Beach, Anthony Van Dyck, Intello, Ruler of the World, etc.


1st dam

TONNARA, by Linamix. Raced twice. Three-quarter-sister to HATHRAH (dam of HADAATHA), half-sister to ALBISOLA, JOHNNY BARNES, Bufera (dam of CHARTREUSE), Calasetta (dam of FORTUNIQUE - FIRST FORTUNE (MAL.)), Malaspina (dam of DABAN, THIKRIYAAT). Dam of seven foals, all raced, five winners, inc:-

ECTOT (c. by Hurricane Run). 7 wins-4 at 2-from 1400m to 2400m, €386,750, US$363,000, Saint-Cloud Criterium International, Gr.1, Belmont Joe Hirsch Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Niel, Gr.2, Prix de Fontainebleau, Gr.3, Prix des Chenes, Gr.3, Deauville Criterium du Fonds Europeen de l'Elevage, L, 3d La Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.3, 4th Saratoga Lure S., L.

MOST IMPROVED (c. by Lawman). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £206,894, €5,400, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1, Newmarket Piper-Heidsieck Champagne 2YO S., 3d Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Curragh International S., Gr.3. Sire.

South Pacific (c. by Galileo). 2 wins. See below.

Merville (f. by Montjeu). 2 wins at 2100m, 2200m, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Nikellora. Dam of-

Zomara. Winner at 2, 2d Deauville Prix Tanit, 3d Longchamp Prix de Solferino.

Avocate. Winner at 2000m, 2d Chantilly Prix de Croissy.

Ouezy. Winner at 2150m, 3d Chantilly Prix du Soissonnais, Deauville Prix de la Fosse Aux Biches, 4th Deauville Prix de la Nonette, Gr.2.

Najashee (g. by Invincible Spirit). Winner at 1m in GB.


2nd dam

MAHALIA, by Danehill. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, Evry Prix Imprudence, L. Half-sister to MUROTO, VANYA, VELLANO, Urbino, Zivania (dam of IVAN LUIS, STAGELIGHT, AMATHIA, HATHRAH, ZERO PROBLEMO), Villasanta (dam of CAPRACOTTA, SALIM TOTO). Dam of 14 foals, 13 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

JOHNNY BARNES (Acclamation). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m, £92,601, €112,150, Deauville Prix Quincey, Gr.3, Goodwood Grosvenor Sport H., 2d Saint-Cloud Criterium International, Gr.1, 3d Goodwood Peter Willett S., Newbury Bathwick Tyres H., 4th Deauville Prix de la Porte Maillot, Gr.3, Leicester King Richard III S., L.

ALBISOLA (Montjeu). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1800m to 2100m, €137,300, Saint-Cloud Prix de Flore, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix Finlande, L, Fontainebleau Prix de la Renommiere, 3d Chantilly Prix de Sandringham, Gr.2, Prix Allez France, Gr.3, Deauville Prix de la Nonette, Gr.3, 4th Deauville Prix de Psyche, Gr.3. Producer.

Bufera (King's Best). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1650m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Motrico, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix de l'Hippodrome de Redon, 3d Deauville Prix des Reservoirs, Gr.3, Criterium de Lyon, L, 4th Maisons-Laffitte Prix Miesque, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix Finlande, L, Saint-Cloud Prix La Camargo, L. Dam of-

CHARTREUSE (Lawman). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, €104,900, La Teste Prix La Sorellina, L, Chantilly Prix du Porchene, 2d Chantilly Prix Chloé, Gr.3, Deauville Prix de Lieurey, Gr.3, Prix Nayef, 3d Deauville Prix des Reservoirs, Gr.3.

Saltino. Winner at 2000m, Saint-Cloud Prix Bay Middleton, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Saint-Simon.

Marliana. Winner at 2, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Catari. Producer.

Calasetta. 2 wins at 2100m, 3300m in France. Dam of-

FORTUNIQUE - FIRST FORTUNE (Mal.) (Soldier of Fortune). 5 wins from 2100m to 2400m in France and Malaysia, Perak TC Perak Derby, L, Chantilly Prix du Carrefour Saint-Leonard, 3d Chantilly Prix du Lay le Normand.

Malaspina. Placed at 3, 2d Longchamp Prix du Bois Rouaud, Deauville Prix de Bourgeauville, Prix de Coupesarte. Dam of-

THIKRIYAAT (Azamour). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £120,352, Goodwood Thoroughbred S., Gr.3, Newmarket King Charles II S., L, NGK Spark Plugs S., 2d Royal Ascot Jersey S., Gr.3, 3d York Ganton S., L, 4th Newbury Steventon S., L.

DABAN (Acclamation). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, Newmarket Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3, 3d The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.


Race Record: 9 Starts 2-4-0 £62,775, €22,928.

2 wins at 1¼m, 1½m in 2019, Royal Ascot King George V S.