Lot 153 OSCARS ALICE (GB) (2003) Bay Mare (Fourth Produce)
From Mr M P Ross The Property of Mr M P Ross Oscar (IRE) Counterbalance (1987)
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OSCARS ALICE (GB), 15.3 h.h. (approx.): placed 5 times in point-to-points, 2011. A superbly bred mare who jumps like a pro. Never fallen in any race. No vices whatsoever. Missed 2010 season due to virus. 4 races this season. Finished 3-3-3-2. Disqualified last race at Chaddesley Corbett due to jockey error! Owner reluctantly parting with this lovely mare. Had palate cauterisation, 2009. Sold as she stands as per condition 9 (conditions of sale). 1st dam COUNTERBALANCE: placed 5 times over hurdles and 5 wins over fences and £21,836 and placed 9 times; winner of a point-to-point at 5; dam of 2 winners from 4 runners: Rookery Rebel (IRE) (2002 g. by Minster Son): placed twice over hurdles, 2010 and winner over fences, 2011 and £15,179 and placed 8 times inc. 3rd Kinsale H. Chase, Cork, Gr.2; also winner of a point-to-point, 2009 and placed 4 times. Lismore Lady (GB) (2006 f. by Milan (GB)): winner of a point-to-point at 5 years, 2011. Oscars Alice (GB) (2003 f. by Oscar (IRE)): see above. 2nd dam LYSANDERS LADY: placed twice at 2; also placed once over hurdles; dam of 3 winners: Counterbalance: see above. The Lady Scores (IRE): 6 wins, £35,001: winner over hurdles and £9477 and 5 wins over fences and £25,524; broodmare. Rotoruasprings (IRE): 2 wins in point-to-points at 6 years; broodmare. 3rd dam FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE: ran 3 times at 2 years; dam of 12 winners inc.: NIGHT NURSE: 35 wins, £174,507: 3 wins at 3 and 4 years; also 19 wins over hurdles and £100,506 inc. Waterford Crystal Champion Hurdle, Cheltenham, L. (twice), Sweeps Hurdle, Leopardstown, L. and Templegate Hurdle, Liverpool, L. and 13 wins over fences and £72,065 inc. Buchanan Whisky Gold Cup Chase, Ascot, L. and London & Northern Group Chmp. Nov. Chase, Ayr, L., 2nd Tote Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase, Cheltenham, L., William Hill Christmas Hurdle, Kempton Park, L., Sun Templegate Hurdle, Liverpool, L., Finale Junior Hurdle, Chepstow, L., 3rd Waterford Crystal Champion Hurdle, Cheltenham, L. and William Hill Christmas Hurdle, Kempton Park, L. Pulse Rate: 7 wins, £26,775: 3 wins at 3 and 4 years, 3rd Cambridgeshire H., Newmarket, L.; also 4 wins over hurdles, 3rd Stroud Green Hurdle, Newbury, L. Time Please: 3 wins, £5961: winner at 2 years; also 2 wins over hurdles at 4 and 5 years 3rd Kingdom County Butter Churn H. Hurdle, Listowel, L.; broodmare. Frisky Matron: 4 wins at 3 years and £7029; dam of winners. Night Matron (IRE): placed once in a N.H. Flat Race at 6 years; dam of Kid Curry (IRE): placed once in a N.H. Flat Race, 2010; also winner over hurdles, 2011 and £6917 and placed once over fences, 2011. The Mighty Midge: 2 wins at 3 years; dam of winners. Night Therapy (IRE): ran; dam of PUBLICAN (IRE): won Brian M.Durkan & Co.Ltd(Pro-Am)Flat Race, Navan, L., Misspublican (IRE): winner of a N.H. Flat Race at 4 years, 2010; also placed 3 times over hurdles at 5 years, 2011. Tranquil Love: winner at 3 years; dam of a winner: BIG STRAND (IRE): 6 wins, £61,986: winner of a N.H. Flat Race; 4 wins over hurdles inc. Coral Cup H. Hurdle, Cheltenham, Gr.3, winner over fences. Injection: winner at 2 years; dam of winners inc.: BURST: Champion 2yr old in Austria in 1986, won Grosser Toto Preis, Vienna, L. and 3rd Premio Toscana, Firenze, Gr.3.