Fleur D'Orage

Sire: Captain Sonador

Dam: Charm Buster

Colour: Brown

Gender: Filly

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Oct 5th, 2012


D P Laing, Mrs S Laing, J A Loth, Mrs J M Loth, M W Grew, Mrs M A Grew, S J Grew, M V Fisher, P F Wade, C G Thompson, L A Kinivan, M J Brooks, E C Brooks, Mrs P L Carroll, B C Marrinan, Mrs R A Surman, S W Surman, Miss D J Loeken, T Abraham & D M Anderson

Career Record: 42-5-2-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    11.9 %
  • Place
    11.9 %





Brown fillyFoaled in 2012

SireShamardalGiant's CausewayStorm Cat
CAPTAIN SONADOR (AUS) HelsinkiMachiavellian
2006Pushing DaisiesKenny's Best PalBletchingly
DamHousebusterMt. LivermoreBlushing Groom
CHARM BUSTER (NZ) Big DreamsGreat Above
1997English CharmNoble BijouVaguely Noble
  Black WillowSobig

CAPTAIN SONADOR (AUS) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 6 wins-1 at 2, AJC Epsom H., Gr.1. Out of a half-sister to SW Umaline. Sire of 92 rnrs, 38 wnrs, inc. SW Throssell (VRC Anzac Day S., L), SP I'm Belucci and of Tiyatrolani, Dream Finnish, Sonador's Princess, Reward for Riches, Big Dollars, Fleur d'Orage, Sailor Gerri, Birthday Wishes, Premiere Place, Snapper Rocks, Greyt Start, Baohu Star, Declan Style, French Concession, Margarita Mover, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

CHARM BUSTER, by Housebuster. Winner at 1000m, VATC Azzurro H., 3d VRC Sprint H. Dam of six named foals, all raced, five winners-

Golden Trinkets (f. by Sequalo). 10 wins-2 at 2-to 1050m, A$195,250, to 2014-15, BRC Duporth Tavern H., Buccini Transport H., Eileen & William Duffus Memorial H., 2d BRC Beautiful Moments H., 3d BRC Ambassador Travel H., Drumbeats at Lyndhurst H., Bundaberg Red Rum H.

Pandora Charm (f. by Monashee Mountain). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$124,900, to 2014-15, BRC James Boags Premium H., SCTC Steve Venn H., 2d BRC Tony Stephens Air-Con H., Commercial Hotel Nambour H., City Property Services H., 3d BRC Mark Timms 2YO H., David Bow Memorial P., Workpac McInnes Wilson H.

Fleur d'Orage (f. by Captain Sonador). 3 wins. See below.

Oh Susie Darlin' (f. by Easy Rocking). Winner at 1100m, BRC Ormiston College H.

Maid of Sevens (f. by Monashee Mountain). Winner at 2 in Aust.

Wee Dragon (f. by Hidden Dragon). Placed in 2015-16 in Aust.


2nd dam

ENGLISH CHARM, by Noble Bijou. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$210,800, VRC Winter Championship H., L, VATC Fashion S., L, MVRC Oceana H., Wills Super Mild H., VATC Regal Wench H., Kambrook H., 2d VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, Metric Mile H., L, Milady S., L, Footscray H., MVRC Ailsa H., Royal Park H., Noritake Bone China H., Ascot H., Glenbervie H., VATC Steeves Lumley H.-twice, Boronia H., Zonda H., 3d MVRC Labertouche H., VATC Leica Show H., Cadbury Schweppes H. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Noble Sun. 9 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$83,475, MRC Iga Ninja H., MVRC Qantas Flying H., 2d VRC Cadbury Favourites H., MVRC Jacks Satay Bar H.

Garfield. 4 wins from 1400m to 2100m, ARC More FM H., Avondale JC Reddaway Family H., 2d ARC More FM H., Friday Flash H., 3d ARC Route 66 H., Fayette Park Stud H., Ford Explorer H., Avondale JC Majestic Horse Floats H., Waikato RC Coombes Johnston H.

English Girl. 2 wins at 1200m, WATC BMW Australia H., 2d WATC Freightliner Trucks H., 4th WATC Raconteur S., L.

Columbina. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, AJC GT Rowe H., 3d AJC St Aubins H. Producer.

Charm Buster. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

BLACK WILLOW, by Sobig. Top filly on The 1973-74 NZ 2YO Free H. 6 wins-4 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, WRC Wainui H., Pearce H., 2d Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, 3d Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, Carterton RC Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, 4th WRC Desert Gold S., Gr.2, Otaki Maori RC Topsy S., L. Half-sister to ROCKY LEIGH. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

ENGLISH CHARM (Noble Bijou). 7 wins. See above.

Imposing Star. Winner at 2, AJC Ruling Ways H., 3d STC Royal Blind Society H. Dam of-

Penpont. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

UNUSUAL SUSPECT (Unusual Heat). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2600m, US$1,038,171, A$305,250, 12,845Dhs, Hollywood Turf Cup, Gr.1, Hollywood Turf Express H., Gr.3, Del Mar Cougar II H., L, Bay Meadows Derby, L, Werribee Cup, L, Golden Gate Silveyville S., L, Oak Tree California Cup Mile H., L, 2d Santa Anita San Luis Obispo H., Gr.2, San Juan Capistrano H., Gr.2, Del Mar Cougar II H., Gr.3, Hollywood Generous S., Gr.3, 3d Hollywood Sunset H., Gr.3, Del Mar Windy Sands H., L, MRC Sandown Cup, L.

GOLDEN DOC A (Unusual Heat). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 1m, US$580,126, Santa Anita Las Virgenes S., Gr.1, Oak Tree Anoakia S., L, Del Mar Generous Portion S., L, 2d Santa Anita Oaks, Gr.1, Keeneland Beaumont S., Gr.2, Santa Anita Santa Ynez S., Gr.2, Blue Norther S., L, Oak Tree Louis R Rowan S., L, 3d Del Mar Rancho Bernardo H., Gr.3, Hollywood Miesque S., Gr.3, 4th Belmont Acorn S., Gr.1, Churchill Downs Kentucky Oaks, Gr.1, Del Mar Torrey Pines S., L, I'm Smokin S., L. Dam of-

ALBERT DOCK (Deep Impact). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1800m to 2400m, 159,689,000¥, to 2016, Kokura Daishoten, Gr.3, Fukushima Tanabata Sho, Gr.3, Kyoto Shirayuri S., 3d Kyoto Shimbun Hai, Gr.2, Hanshin Rigel S., L, Kyoto Andromeda S., L.

Rushen Heat (Unusual Heat). 3 wins at 1m, 8½f, Hollywood Allowance-twice, 2d Oak Tree California Cup Distance H., L. Dam of-

FRANK CONVERSATION (Quality Road). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 6½f to 9f, US$233,450, to 2016, Golden Gate El Camino Real Derby, Gr.3, California Derby, L, 3d Del Mar Cecil B Demille S., Gr.3.

Misty Willow. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

Black Mist. Unplaced. Dam of-

JOSEPH (Starjo). 7 wins from 1300m to 3000m, NZ$104,800, A$20,000, CJC Winter Classic S.H., L, 2d Marton JC Metric Mile, Gr.3, 3d CJC Winter Cup, Gr.3, Feilding Gold Cup, L-twice.


Race Record: 12 Starts 3-0-0 A$64,200.

3 wins to 1400m in 2015-16, BRC Racezone National Apprentice Series P., Ipswich TC Nick Morris Racing P.