Bold And Groovy

Sire: Encosta de Lago

Dam: Groovy Choice

Colour: Grey

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Aug 28th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: White, Red Vee, Hooped Sleeves, Quartered Cap


G W Cleary & Mrs R G Cleary

Career Record: 37-6-4-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    16.2 %
  • Place
    21.6 %





Grey geldingFoaled in 2012

SireFairy KingNorthern DancerNearctic
ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1993Shoal CreekStar WayStar Appeal
  RollsMr. Prospector
DamRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
GROOVY CHOICE (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2006TyrisesLast TycoonTry My Best
  IrisesTate Gallery

ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) (Bay 1993-Stud 1997). 3 wins to 1600m, VATC VicHealth Cup, Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire twice. Sire of 1595 rnrs, 1125 wnrs, 111 SW, inc. Princess Coup (Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1), Lashed, Puccini, Sirmione, Chautauqua, Racing to Win, Alinghi, Sacred Kingdom, Mnemosyne, Delago Deluxe, English, Costa Viva, Road to Rock, Smokin' Joey, Titanic Jack, Vanbrugh, Aloha, Newport, Delago Brom, Manhattan Rain, Northern Meteor, etc.


1st dam

GROOVY CHOICE, by Redoute's Choice. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to TAIKUN, SUPER GROOVE, Boogaloo. Dam of one named foal-

Bold and Groovy (g. by Encosta de Lago). 2 wins. See below.


2nd dam

TYRISES, by Last Tycoon. Unraced. Half-sister to PURPLE GROOVE (dam of ZAPURPLE), Fulton (dam of FLYING FULTON). Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

TAIKUN (Anabaa). 9 wins to 1300m, US$101,464, A$394,100, STC Star Kingdom S., Gr.3, Concorde S., Gr.3, Starlight S., L, Hollywood Park Flame Thrower S., STC Mortimers Wines of Orange H., AJC Marriott Hotels H., Minoru P., Safilo Eyewear H., 2d AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Bullet S., 3d Hollywood Park Robert K Kerlan Memorial H., L, 4th MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2.

SUPER GROOVE (Dehere). 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$170,650, MRC Kevin Heffernan S., L, MVRC Valuebet H., Winning Edge Presentations H., Slickfit Cox Plate Merchandise H., 2d SAJC Yallambee Classic, Gr.2, Redelva S., L.

Boogaloo (Encosta de Lago). 3 wins at 1200m, A$85,873, MVRC Transpacific Cleanaway H., 2d VRC Nouvelle Star H., 3d MRC Kevin Hayes S., L, SAJC Proud Miss S., L, 4th VRC AR Creswick S., L. Dam of-

Zunbaqa. 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1400m, A$104,475, to 2016-17, SAJC Holdfast Insurance 2YO H., VRC John Gubbins H., SAJC Ubet 2YO H., 4th VRC Starlight Express Room S., L.

Gypsy's Best. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 2d MVRC Signage Concepts H., 3d MVRC Christmas at the Valley H., SAJC Wolf Blass Wines H., One Toyota H.

Frim and Frome. 2 wins at 1400m, 1450m in Aust.

De Groove. Unraced. Dam of-

General Groove (General Nediym). 4 wins to 1400m, A$254,790, VRC Lavazza Short Black H., MVRC Sportingbet P., 2d MRC Sandown S., Gr.3, VRC Seascay H., MRC TVN H., Sportingbet Best Tote 5% H., MVRC LF Signs Inglis Bonus H., Bendigo JC TROA H., 3d MRC Routley's 2YO H., John Moule H., ATC Sydney Carnival H., BRC Mullins Lawyers H., MVRC City Jeep H.

Top Me Up (Exceed and Excel). 2 wins at 1200m, 1450m, A$131,150, in 2015-16, 2d MRC Vain S., Gr.3, Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), L, ATC TAB Rewards H., NGS Super H., 4th MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, HDF McNeil S., Gr.3.


3rd dam

IRISES, by Tate Gallery. 3 wins at 2, A$76,375, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3, Windsor H., Cendrillon H., 2d VATC Bounding Away H., L, 4th VATC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

PURPLE GROOVE (Rhythm). 6 wins to 1450m, A$316,700, VRC Let's Elope S., L, Orsay H., Eugene Gorman H., VATC Reveille H., 2d VRC Empire Rose S., Gr.2, VATC Dairy Farmer's Milk S., L, VRC Hahn Witbier H., 3d VRC Rose of Kingston S., Gr.3, 4th VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, STC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1. Dam of-

ZAPURPLE (Zabeel). Winner at 2500m, A$113,325, SAJC South Australia Fillies Classic, Gr.3, 2d VRC Harold & Lois Peters H., 3d MRC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, 4th SAJC Schweppes Oaks, Gr.1. Producer.

Fulton. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

FLYING FULTON (Flying Spur). Champion Polytrack Male in Singapore in 2012. 13 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1900m, NZ$40,687, S$1,304,859, Singapore TC Committee's Prize, Sgp-3, New Year Cup, Sgp-3, Polytrack Mile Championship, Sgp-3, Colonial Chief S., Sgp-3, Marsiling Classic S., Sgp-3, ARC Great Northern Foal S., L, Singapore TC Sydney S., Open H., Yew Tee Classic S., Wanganui JC TCL Communications H., Singapore TC Class 3 H.-twice, Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Chairman's Trophy, Sgp-2, EW Barker Trophy, Sgp-2, Proinn Construct S., Sgp-3, Marsiling Classic S., Open H., Admiralty Classic S., Kranji A S., Class 3 H., 3d Singapore TC Patron's Bowl, Sgp-1, BOP RC Gartshore Bloodstock 2YO H., Singapore TC Yew Tee Classic S., Peace & Joy S., 4th Singapore Derby, Sgp-1, Singapore TC Raffles Cup, Sgp-1, Polytrack Mile Championship, Sgp-3, Jumbo Jet Trophy, Sgp-3.


Race Record: 11 Starts 2-2-2 A$30,900.

2 wins at 1400m in 2015-16 in Aust.