Sire: Dane Shadow

Dam: Passionately

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 8 year old

Foaled: Aug 15th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Pale Green, Black Circles


Dianne & Terry Jones, Terence Jones, Peter McGuire

Career Record: 25-3-2-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    12.0 %
  • Place
    20.0 %

Horse Description:

"Mario" put in a lovely run yesterday at Bathurst, finishing 5th of 10 runners. He travelled well and showed us some of his old exuberance.





Bay GeldingFoaled in 2012

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
DANE SHADOW (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
2001Slight ChanceCentaineCentury
  Lady AloofSir Godfrey
DamMasterclassThe MinstrelNorthern Dancer
2000Flying MelodyKarolKalamoun
  Flying LarkCanvasser

DANE SHADOW (AUS) (Bay 2001-Stud 2005). Winner at 1400m, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., Gr.3. Sire of 526 rnrs, 347 wnrs, 11 SW, inc. Red Tracer (Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Tiara, Gr.1), Shellscrape, Hurtle Myrtle, Shadows in the Sun, Tsaritsa, Danish Twist, Turnitup, Paddy's Shadow, Luen on Treasure, One Rar, Fill the Page, SP One More Try, Patch Adams, Harrier Jet, Trevinder, Pharomac, Danish Spy, Shadow Assassin, Endless Days, Cinematic, etc.


1st dam

PASSIONATELY, by Masterclass. Winner at 1600m in Aust. Sister to SHOW NO EMOTION, HARVARD. Dam of five foals, all raced, three winners, inc:-

Yuppony - Touch Well (H.K.) (g. by Danehill Dancer). 5 wins to 1400m, TTC Newstead Hotel & Olives Bistro H., 2d TTC Gee Gee Horse Stud H., Membership Benefits H., 3d TRC Cork H., TTC Fish 'n' Chips H., Examiner Website Creation H., HKJC Lantau Island H.

Williamson (g. by Dane Shadow). 3 wins. See below.

Love and Obey (f. by Commands). Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Desert Passion (f. by Desert Sun). Placed at 2 & 3 in Aust.


2nd dam

FLYING MELODY, by Karol. Winner at 1200m in NZ. Half-sister to Hokuto Dancer, Sizzles (dam of SLANCHYVAH), Minori Express (dam of CAUTHEN). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

SHOW NO EMOTION (Masterclass). 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$574,130, VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, MVRC Schweppes S., Gr.2, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, SAJC Angas Brut S., Gr.2, MVRC Gold Bake Pies 2YO H., 2d SAJC KPMG S., L, VATC Scobie Breasley H., 3d VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, MRC Harpagus Welter H., 4th QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, Mornington RC Hareeba S., L.

HARVARD (Masterclass). 7 wins to 1400m, A$205,770, Bunbury TC Pinjarra Classic, L, WATC Winter Championship Heat, 2d VRC Scobie Breasley H., 3d WATC Cyril Flower S., L, VRC Peter Rowland at Flemington H., Sally Malay Sprint H., WATC Passages Resource Centre H., 4th WATC Hyperion S., Gr.3.


3rd dam

Flying Lark, by Canvasser. 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m, AJC Manager's H., STC My Amazon H., 2d VATC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, 3d VRC Hallmark Filter H., L, MVRC Carlton Draught S., L, 4th VATC Mercedes Benz H., L. Half-sister to NASSA ROCKET. Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

Hokuto Dancer (Mistral Dancer). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, ARC Philips NZ H., Hawkes Bay Horlicks Classic S., ARC Touching Wood H., Avondale JC Ra Ora Juvenile H., Intermediate H., 3d CJC Canterbury Belle S., L. Producer.

Sizzles. Winner at 2, ARC Farmers Fertiliser Supergrow H., 3d WRC Parkdale H. Dam of-

SLANCHYVAH (Kaapstad). 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m, NZ$49,842, A$83,500, BATC Doomben Classic, L, ARC New Zealand Herald Mile H., 2d ARC Championship S., Gr.1, 3d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.3. Dam of-

DREAMWORKS (Maroof). 3 wins at 1400m, 2000m, ARC Royal S., Gr.2, 2d Waikato RC Super Liquor Te Rapa H., 3d ARC Poenamo Hotel H. Dam of-

Quality Dream. Unraced. Dam of-

HYPNOS (Reliable Man). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$317,449, A$20,050, to 2020-21, CJC Coupland's Bakeries Mile, Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Spring Sprint H., Gr.3, ARC Uncle Remus S., L, Manawatu RC Noel Eales Memorial H., 2d Levin Classic, Gr.1, CJC Canterbury Gold Cup, Gr.3, Hawkes Bay LI Redshaw Memorial H., 3d ARC Bonecrusher S., Gr.3, VRC Aust Racing Hall of Fame Trphy H., 4th WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1.

Bonfires (Kaapstad). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, A$128,038, AJC Kensington Flying Welter H., Heckenberg Welter H., 2d MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, 3d VATC JD MacDonald S., L.

Tonzazip. 2 wins at 1100m, 1400m, VRC December H., 2d MVRC Super Vobis H. Dam of-

GREY SONG (Unbridled's Song). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2800m, A$1,951,500, AJC Chairman's H., Gr.2, VRC Blamey S., Gr.2, 2d MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Underwood S., Gr.1, Sandown Classic, Gr.2, Herbert Power S., Gr.2, VATC Norman Robinson S., Gr.2, 3d MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, MRC Sandown Classic, Gr.2.

TONZ MORE FUN (More Than Ready). 5 wins-4 at 2-to 1200m, A$151,375, SAJC Jansz S., Gr.3, MRC Stargazer 2YO H., 2d MRC Kilshery H., Holmesglen 2YO H., 3d MVRC Inglis H., MRC Zephyr Bay H.

My Ozone Friendly. Winner at 1200m, VATC Kodak Gold H., 2d Matamata RC Kevins Mens Store S. Dam of-

EL NINO (Jeune). 9 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$3,250, A$453,430, Mornington RC Hareeba S., L, 2d MRC Moonga S., Gr.3, SAJC John D Lee S., L, 3d VRC Paris Lane S., L.

Minori Express. 2 wins at 2 in Aust. Dam of-

CAUTHEN (Darci Brahma). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, NZ$13,000, A$102,860, MVRC Mitchell McKenzie S., L, 2d MVRC Sweeney Can Do Agents H., Art Series Hotel Group H., WRC Mitsubishi Electric H.

Myback. Winner at 1600m, 2d Manawatu RC Aqaba H. Dam of-

SPINE TINGLE (Super Easy). 2 wins at 1400m, 1800m in 2020-21, Taranaki RC Oaks Prelude, L.


Race Record: 25 Starts 3-2-3 A$69,085.

3 wins at 1000m, 1100m to 2019-20 in Aust.