Volks Lightning

Volks Lightning

Sire: Volksraad

Dam: Next Century

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Sep 20th, 2012

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Black, White Seams (Body & Sleeves), Turquoise Blue & White Stylised Logo (B&F), Turquoise Sleeves With Black Stars Down Sleeves, Black & Turquoise Quartered Cap With White Seams


Vermair Volks Lightning Syndicate (Mgr: B McCullum)





Bay fillyFoaled in 2012

SireGreen DesertDanzigNorthern Dancer
VOLKSRAAD (GB) Foreign CourierSir Ivor
1988Celtic AssemblySecretariatBold Ruler
  Welsh GardenWelsh Saint
DamStravinskyNureyevNorthern Dancer
NEXT CENTURY (NZ) Fire the GroomBlushing Groom
2007TwentyfirstcenturySadler's WellsNorthern Dancer

VOLKSRAAD (GB) (Bay 1988-Stud 1993). 2 wins, 3d Newmarket Challenge S., Gr.2. Champion NZ Sire 8 times. Sire of 962 rnrs, 641 wnrs, 64 SW, inc. Sir Slick (ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1), Military Move, Clifton King, Vinaka, One Under, Star Satire, Dantelah, Veloce Bella, Velocitea, Dezigna, Orange County, Zola, Distill, Willy Smith, Katana, Fiscal Madness, Torlesse, My Tusker, Graphic, Casabella Lane, Mistrale, Bahnhof Zoo, Karaka One, Maxamore, etc.


1st dam

NEXT CENTURY, by Stravinsky. Unraced. Dam of one named foal-

Volks Lightning (f. by Volksraad). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

TWENTYFIRSTCENTURY, by Sadler's Wells. Unraced. Blood-sister to Ghayth. Dam of 7 named foals, 4 to race, inc:-

More Oxygen Please. 3 wins from 1600m to 2100m, 2d VRC Al Dwain H.

Rattle. Unraced. Dam of-

Tatters. Winner at 1200m in 2015-16, 2d Waikato RC Topsoil and Sand Supplies H., 3d Avondale 2YO Classic.


3rd dam

NANDA, by Nashwan. Winner at 1¼m, Epsom Chantilly S. Sister to MYSELF (dam of SINGLE), three-quarter-sister to Play Me, half-sister to BLUEBOOK (dam of NAKAYAMA EXPRESS), FIRST (dam of AU REVOIR, LAW LORD, PERFECT STRIDE), Oval Office (dam of GLASS OFFICE), Eye Drop (dam of THORN TREE), Pushoff (dam of THRILLING DAY). Dam of 5 foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Silent Storm. 5 wins from 6f to 1m, 3d Sandown Sharp Minds Betfair S.


4th dam

PUSHY, by Sharpen Up. 4 wins at 2, Royal Ascot Queen Mary S., Gr.2, Ascot Cornwallis S., Gr.3, Newmarket George Lambton S., 3d Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1, Goodwood Molecomb S., Gr.3. Half-sister to JUPITER ISLAND, PRECOCIOUS, KRAYYAN, Picnicing, Putupon (dam of DANCEABOUT, POLE POSITION), Mrs Moonlight (dam of SOVIET FLASH). Dam of 15 named foals, 13 to race, all winners, inc:-

BLUEBOOK (Secretariat). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, Ascot Princess Margaret S., Gr.3, Newbury Fred Darling S., Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Seine-et-Oise, Gr.3, 4th Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, York Lowther S., Gr.2. Dam of-

NAKAYAMA EXPRESS (Warning). 2 wins at 5f, Curragh Rockingham H., L, 2d Curragh John Roarty Memorial Scurry H., 3d Curragh Guardian Insurance 3YO H.

MYSELF (Nashwan). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 7f, Newmarket Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3, 2d Royal Ascot Queen Mary S., Gr.3, Deauville Prix du Palais Royal, Gr.3, Newbury Washington Singer S., L, 3d Goodwood Supreme S., Gr.3, Newmarket Cherry Hinton S., Gr.3. Dam of-

SINGLE (High Chaparral). 6 wins from 1400m to 1900m, A$363,950, ATC Sky High S., L, Bridgeview H., Blackwoods MacNaught H., Vinery Stud H., North Ryde RSL Club H.

FIRST (Highest Honor). 2 wins at 1600m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Ceres, L, Longchamp Prix de la Tour Saint-Jacques, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Tenebreuse, 3d Deauville Prix de la Calonne, L, 4th Chantilly Prix de la Cochere, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Coronation, L. Dam of-

AU REVOIR (Singspiel). 4 wins at 2400m, 2450m, €135,210, A$363,500, to 2014-15, MRC Zipping Classic, Gr.2, Grand Prix de Clairefontaine, L, Toulouse Derby du Languedoc, L, 2d Longchamp Prix Lord Seymour, L, 3d Moonee Valley Cup, Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix Caius, 4th Longchamp Prix Foy, Gr.2, Prix de Lutece, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Exbury, Gr.3.

PERFECT STRIDE (Oasis Dream). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1¼m, £113,843, Ascot Paradise S., L, Royal Ascot Wolferton H., L, 2d Goodwood Foundation S., L, 3d Goodwood Select S., Gr.3, York Strensall S., Gr.3.

LAW LORD (Diktat). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1800m in France and Saudi Arabia, Saint-Cloud Prix Saraca, L, Chantilly Prix d'Ommeel, 2d Chantilly Prix Sigy, L, Jebel Ali Shadwell Farm S., Nad al Sheba Invasor H.

Oval Office. 2 wins at 1m, Sandown Summer S., Goodwood BBC Radio Solent S. Dam of-

GLASS OFFICE (Verglas). 4 wins-3 at 2-at 6f, £109,193, 18,350Dhs, to 2015, York Duke of York S., Gr.2, Kempton Sirenia S., Gr.3, 2d Haydock Sandy Lane S., L, 3d Ascot Foundation Developments 2YO S., 4th Goodwood King George S., Gr.2.

Pushoff. Winner at 5f in GB. Dam of-

THRILLING DAY (Groom Dancer). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, Keeneland Jenny Wiley S., Gr.3, Newmarket Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3, Doncaster S., L, Curragh Round Tower S., L, Goodwood Oak Tree S., L, 3d Goodwood Supreme S., Gr.3, 4th Newmarket Challenge S., Gr.2. Producer.

Eye Drop. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

THORN TREE (Thorn Dance). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 7f, Ellis Kentucky Colonel S., L.


Race Record: 6 Starts 1-4-0 NZ$26,237.

Winner at 1250m in 2015-16, 2d ARC Mr Tiz Trophy, Gr.3, Rentokil Initial H.