Designer Dance

Designer Dance

Sire: Master of Design

Dam: Shimmy

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Sep 21st, 2014

Country: Australia

Silks: Emerald Green, Gold Stars, Striped Sleeves and Gold Star on Cap

Career Record: 23-2-4-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    8.7 %
  • Place
    34.8 %

Horse Description:

2 starts for a 2nd then a very powerful win. It took a while to get her to the races, but our patience was rewarded.

This is a very nice mare.





Bay mareFoaled in 2014

SireRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
MASTER OF DESIGN (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2005Urge to MergeLast TycoonTry My Best
  Princess TracyAhonoora
DamRoyal AcademyNijinskyNorthern Dancer
SHIMMY (AUS) Crimson SaintCrimson Satan
2004Dancing QueenSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
  Bay ShadeSharpen Up

MASTER OF DESIGN (AUS) (2005). 7 wins to 1300m, ATC TJ Smith S., Gr.1. Sire of 152 rnrs, 87 wnrs, inc. SW The Mitigator (WRC Thorndon Mile, Gr.1), SP Miss Wahoo, Creative Genius, Creativity, Unshadowed General, Kinetic Design and of Greyworm, Bennelong Dancer, Jaminzah, Biggie, Grand Design, Remastered, Cilauro, Lakeshore Eagle, Port Vale, Tessie, Cranbrook, Knight Commander, Party Planner, Senor Gaudi, Star of Patch, Swiss Design, Vin Fiz, etc.


1st dam

SHIMMY, by Royal Academy. Placed at 3, 3d AJC Go Racing at Wyong H. Dam of eight named foals, seven to race, all winners, inc:-

Dancing Poetess (f. by Dylan Thomas). 9 wins to 1500m, A$168,145, to 2018-19, SAJC Tattsbet Mares H., 2d SAJC Boag's Draught H., Become a Member H., Noel Hamden 2YO P., 3d SAJC Neville Martin H.

Star of Patch (g. by Master of Design). Winner at 1200m, HKJC Wong Leng H., 2d HKJC Chengdu H., 3d HKJC Chevalier Construction H., Lucky Star H.

Welsh Poet (g. by Dylan Thomas). 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$101,966 in Aust.

Designer Dance (f. by Master of Design). 2 wins. See below.

Rond de Jambe (f. by Americain). Winner at 1800m in 2019-20 in Aust.

Elite Force (f. by Magic Albert). Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Kim's Intuition (f. by Choisir). Winner at 900m in Aust.


2nd dam

DANCING QUEEN, by Sadler's Wells. Placed in GB. Sister to Forest Shadow, Badius (dam of BAD GIRL RUNS), three-quarter-sister to BALLARAT, HIJAZ (dam of DEEM), half-sister to ABURY, Mansiya (dam of HUNT). Dam of 10 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Sweet Scholar. Winner at 1300m, 2d QTC Love Me Mangoes 2YO H., 3d Toowoomba TC Fitton Hopeful 2YO P. Dam of-

River Dancing. Winner at 1550m, 2d BRC P., 3d BRC Wilston Grange AFC P.

Our Shakira. 6 wins from 1400m to 1850m in Aust.

Our Tiger Lil. 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m in Aust.

Prime Reason. Winner at 1350m in Aust.

Kornati. Winner at 1600m in Aust.


3rd dam

BAY SHADE, by Sharpen Up. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, Rome Premio Buontalenta, L, Ascot Kensington Palace 2YO S., 3d Turin Premio Royal Mares, Gr.3, 4th Milan Premio Seregno, L. Three-quarter-sister to DAARIK, half-sister to BEX (dam of CRIMSON QUEST, BALLARAT, HIJAZ, LADY ECLAIR, SAVETHISDANCEFORME), DARK STREET, LAW COURT, Bay Boulevard (dam of FABULOUS FRISCOE). Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ABURY (Law Society). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 11¼f, Cheshire Oaks, L.

Forest Shadow (Sadler's Wells). Winner at 3200m, 2d Newmarket Zetland S., L, 3d Milan Premio Emanuele Filiberto, L, Rome Premio Gladiolo, Premio Kempton Park.

Shadows Lengthen. 13 wins from 11f to 20¾f, Wetherby Bet365 H. Chase, 3d Wetherby Bet365 H. Chase.

Mansiya. Placed in GB. Dam of-

HUNT (Dark Angel). 9 wins from 6½f to 11f, €16,310, US$899,097, Santa Anita Shoemaker Mile S., Gr.1, Del Mar Eddie Read S., Gr.2, Seabiscuit H., Gr.2, Del Mar H., Gr.2, Santa Anita Siren Lure S., L, 2d Curragh Sunday Independent H., Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 3d Santa Anita Eddie D S., Gr.3, Joe Hernandez S., L, 4th Del Mar Seabiscuit H., Gr.2, Santa Anita Twilight Derby, Gr.2.

Badius. Raced once. Dam of-

BAD GIRL RUNS (Western Winter). Joint Champion 3YO Filly in South Africa in 2005-06. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, R649,380, 264,960Dhs in South Africa and U.A.E, Kenilworth Cape Fillies Guineas, Gr.1, Paddock S., Gr.1, Fillies Championship S., Gr.2, Nad al Sheba Kallemni Trophy. Producer.

Al Junior (Al Mufti). 6 wins from 1200m to 2000m, R258,900, 2d Greyville KZN Chapter Challenge Final 2000 H., 3d Kenilworth Durbanville Cup, L, 4th Newmarket Java H., L.

In Tribute. 4 wins at 1400m, R226,800, Scottsville All to Come H., Kenilworth Wilgerbosdrift Triple Tiara Day H., 3d Durbanville H., Access Racing H., Kenilworth Thank You for Racing With Us Today H.


4th dam

BAY STREET, by Grundy. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, Epsom Princess Elizabeth S., Gr.3, Newbury Hue Williams P., 2d Ascot Hyperion S., L. Three-quarter-sister to GLANCING, Surfing (dam of MISTER FIRE EYES, BUMPER STORM), half-sister to ROSE OF MONTREAUX, Pleasuring (dam of RASHBAG, SUGGESTIVE). Dam of 15 foals, all raced, 13 winners, inc:-

DAARIK (Diesis). 14 wins-4 at 2, £21,122, US$320,384 in GB and U.S.A, Monmouth Red Bank H., Gr.3, 2d Calder WL McKnight H., Gr.2, Aqueduct Knickerbocker H., Gr.3, 3d Belmont Kelso H., Gr.3, Saratoga Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3, Calder Tropical Turf H., Gr.3. Sire.

BEX (Explodent). Top Filly on the 1989 Irish 3YO Free H. (9.5-11f). 3 wins at 1600m, 2000m, Saint-Cloud Prix de Flore, Gr.3, Phoenix Park Diamond S., L, Newmarket Wavertree S. Dam of-

CRIMSON QUEST (Rainbow Quest). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1900m to 3300m, £47,369, 665,343fr., US$300,000, 20,000Dhs in France and Saudi Arabia, Longchamp Prix du Conseil de Paris, Gr.2, Prix de Courcelles, L, Saint-Cloud Prix de la Croix aux Bergers, 2d Longchamp Prix Niel, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix Hocquart, Gr.2, Grand Prix de Clairefontaine, L, 3d Nad al Sheba Jebel Hatta S., 4th Nad al Sheba Dubai World Cup, Gr.1. Sire.

LADY ECLAIR (Danehill Dancer). 7 wins from 1½m to 2m, Chester H., L, Haydock Glass Times H. Dam of-

AL MALHOUF (Dutch Art). 3 wins from 2000m to 2400m, €84,800, QAR518,700, to 2019-20 in France and Qatar, Lyon-Parilly La Coupe des Trois Ans, L, 2d Chantilly Prix Hocquart, Gr.2.

BALLARAT (Sadler's Wells). 4 wins from 2400m to 3000m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix du Carrousel, L, 2d Strasbourg Grand Prix de la Region Alsace, L.

SAVETHISDANCEFORME (Danehill Dancer). 2 wins at 2, €90,453, Curragh Silken Glider S., L, 2d Curragh Park Express S., Gr.3.

HIJAZ (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 2000m, 2400m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Belle de Nuit, L, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Scaramouche, L. Dam of-

DEEM (Dalakhani). 3 wins at 1600m, 1800m in Saudi Arabia and U.A.E, Meydan Balanchine S., Gr.3, Nad al Sheba Cape Verdi S., L, 2d Meydan Personal Banking S., 4th Meydan Dubai Sheema Classic S., Gr.1.

Bathilde (Generous). Winner at 10¼f, York Middleton S., 3d Chepstow Golden Daffodil S., L. Dam of-

AL SHEMALI (Medicean). Champion Older Male Miler in UAE in 2010. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2200m, £43,375, €3,001, S$276,750, 12,086,451Dhs in GB and U.A.E, Meydan Dubai Duty Free S., Gr.1, Abu Dhabi Championship S., Gr.3, Meydan CBD Visa Infinite Card H., Nad al Sheba Meydan Races to the Future H., 2d Royal Ascot Hampton Court S., L, Newmarket Godolphin S., L, 3d Singapore Airlines International Cup, Gr.1, York Dante S., Gr.2, Lingfield Enter the Flat Totetentofollow S., 4th Meydan Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 S., Gr.3, Goodwood Tapster S., L, Newmarket Feilden S., L.

TUNGSTEN STRIKE (Smart Strike). 8 wins from 1¾m to 16½f, £281,431, €8,000, Sandown Henry II S., Gr.2, Ascot Sagaro S., Gr.3, Goodwood March S., L-twice, Newmarket Noel Murless S., L, 2d Goodwood Cup, Gr.2, Newmarket Jockey Club Cup, Gr.3, Lingfield Sagaro S., Gr.3, 3d Goodwood Cup, Gr.2.

DARK STREET (Darshaan). 12 wins from 1600m to 2200m, Naples Premio UNIRE, L, 2d Premio Natale di Roma, Gr.3, Rome Premio Signorino, L, 3d Rome Premio Ribot, Gr.2. Sire.

LAW COURT (Alleged). 3 wins at 1½m in GB and U.S.A, Hialeah Miami Lakes S., L.

BAY SHADE (Sharpen Up). 2 wins. See above.

Bay Boulevard (Wajima). Placed at 2, 3d Newmarket Rockfel S., Gr.3. Dam of-

FABULOUS FRISCOE (Bletchingly). 5 wins to 1400m, A$137,150, VRC Great Western H., L, 2d VRC Talindert H., L.

Amber Shore. Winner at 1200m, 3d TRC Cascade Premium Light H. Dam of-

AMBER ORCHID (Dubawi). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, R561,450, Turffontein Jacaranda H., Gr.3, Racing. It's a Rush H., RA Mallac S., 3d Turffontein Gerald Rosenberg S., Gr.2.

Bird Point. 3 wins at 1m, 1¼m in GB. Dam of-

Trull. Raced once. Dam of-

INDIAN POINT (Indian Ridge). 8 wins from 1000m to 1600m in Germany, Munich Bayerischer Fliegerpreis, L, 3d Munich Grosser Buchmacher Springer Sprint Preis, Gr.3. Sire.


Race Record:

2 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2019-20 in Aust.