Best Guess


Sire: Snippetson

Dam: Miss Judge

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Nov 11th, 2013

Country: Australia


Owners

Mrs M D Johnson, Mrs L A Barbeler, A P Barbeler, Ms B J Bulst, N M Bulst, B J Michael, C Clifford, Ms E Currin & R P W Turnbull


Career Record: 33-6-3-4

  • Prizemoney
    $210,915.00
  • Wins
    18.2 %
  • Place
    21.2 %

Pedigree

 

 BEST GUESS (AUS)

 

Bay GeldingFoaled in 2013

SireSnippetsLunchtimeSilly Season
SNIPPETSON (AUS) Easy DateGrand Chaudiere
2001SnowdriftPolish PrecedentDanzig
  SnowtopThatching
DamAl MaherDanehillDanzig
MISS JUDGE (AUS) Show DancingDon't Say Halo
2007Miss TrialZafonicGone West
  Perfect AlibiLaw Society

SNIPPETSON (AUS) (Bay 2001-Stud 2006). 4 wins to 1400m, STC Eskimo Prince H., L. Sire of 672 rnrs, 443 wnrs, 13 SW, inc. My Poppette (Moonee Valley Fillies Classic, Gr.2), Fast Clip, Snippets Land, Vergara, Tinsnip, That's the One, Rebelson, Nobby Snip - Fun Tapestry (H.K.), Mystic Master, Lady Sniper, Kenjorwood, Miss Upstart, Mister Milton, SP Bangs, Fuerza, Snipzu, Queen la Diva, Can't Find Snippy, Not Another Snip - Golden Thumb (Mac.), etc.

 

1st dam

MISS JUDGE, by Al Maher. 2 wins at 1200m in Aust. Dam of two named foals, both winners-

Best Guess (g. by Snippetson). 4 wins. See below.

Pretzel Logic (f. by Pellizotti). Winner at 1200m in 2018-19 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

MISS TRIAL, by Zafonic. Placed at 2 in GB. Half-sister to LIKELY STORY (dam of SQUAW DANCE). Dam of 3 foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Evocative. 3 wins to 1400m in Aust.

Miss Judge. 2 wins. See above.

 

3rd dam

PERFECT ALIBI, by Law Society. Unraced. Half-sister to AVIANCE (dam of CHIMES OF FREEDOM, DENON, IMPERFECT CIRCLE), CHIEF CONTENDER. Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

LIKELY STORY (Night Shift). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, Chester Queensferry S., L. Dam of-

SQUAW DANCE (Indian Ridge). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8¼f, Newmarket Montrose S., L, 3d Hamburg Alice Cup, Gr.3, Ascot Valiant S., L, Sandown Distaff S., L, Haydock Visitsthelens.com 2YO S. Producer.

Angisse. Winner at 2, Chantilly Prix du Mont de Po, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Peniche.

Saafend Boy. Winner at 2, Newmarket Saxham Nursery H., 2d Singapore TC Class 4 H.

Beggars Belief. 2 wins at 7f, 1m in GB. Dam of-

Bernando. 12 wins-2 at 2-from 1500m to 2000m, €173,900, Longchamp Prix de la Breche aux Loups, Prix de l'Athenee, Deauville Prix de Pierrepont, Chantilly Prix du Val Profond, 2d Longchamp Prix des Petits Champs, Prix du Village, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Girl Friend, Prix de Port Royal, 3d Deauville Prix de Brecy, Maisons-Laffitte Prix d'Acheres.

Chene Boppe. 5 wins from 2000m to 2500m, €174,695, Maisons-Laffitte Prix des Ecuries du Chateau, 2d Longchamp Prix de la Ligue Francaise de Protection du Cheval, Cagnes-sur-Mer Prix Rauba Capeu, Chantilly Prix de l'Aire Cantilienne, Deauville Prix d'Argentan, Prix de Perseigne, Saint-Cloud Prix de Blanquefort, Maisons-Laffitte Prix du Rond de l'Epine, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix de la Ville de Maisons-Laffitte, Longchamp Prix du Trocadero, Deauville Prix de Sauternes, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Beauval.

 

4th dam

Minnie Hauk, by Sir Ivor. 2 wins at 7f, 1m, Phoenix Park Ward H., Curragh Eyrefield P., 2d Curragh Fasig-Tipton CTBA S., L, Leopardstown Cornelscourt S., L. Sister to GIELGUD, MALINOWSKI, MONROE (dam of XAAR, DIESE, MASTERCLASS, ILE DE JINSKY), Show Lady (dam of GREAT REGENT), three-quarter-sister to Ivor's Date (dam of LADY CARLOTTA), half-sister to BLUSH WITH PRIDE (dam of BETTER THAN HONOUR, SMOLENSK, TURNBERRY ISLE), Star of Bagdad, Nijinsky's Best (dam of YAGLI), Sex Appeal (dam of EL GRAN SENOR, TRY MY BEST, SOLAR). Dam of 13 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

CHIEF CONTENDER (Sadler's Wells). 4 wins at 2400m, 4000m, £105,760, Longchamp Prix du Cadran, Gr.1, Nantes Derby de l'Ouest, L, 2d Goodwood Gordon S., Gr.3, 3d Deauville Prix Kergorlay, Gr.2-twice, Longchamp Prix de Lutece, Gr.3, Prix Gladiateur, Gr.3. Sire.

AVIANCE (Northfields). Third top filly on The 1984 Irish 2YO Free H. 2 wins at 2, Phoenix S., Gr.1. Dam of-

DENON (Pleasant Colony). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, 560,490fr., US$1,647,269, Hollywood Derby, Gr.1, Belmont Turf Classic S., Gr.1, Manhattan H., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Charles Whittingham H., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de Fontainebleau, Gr.3, 2d Saratoga Sword Dancer Invitational H., Gr.1, Monmouth United Nations H., Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Thomas Bryon, Gr.3, Hollywood Park Jim Murray Memorial H., L, 3d Chantilly Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1, Belmont Man o' War S., Gr.1, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1. Sire.

CHIMES OF FREEDOM (Private Account). Third top filly on The 1990 European 3YO Classification. 6 wins-4 at 2-at 6f, 1m, £299,831, Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Curragh Moyglare Stud S., Gr.1, Newmarket Child S., Gr.2, Cherry Hinton S., Gr.3, 3d Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1. Dam of-

GOOD JOURNEY (Nureyev). 7 wins at 1m, 8½f, 63,000fr., US$1,722,965, Woodbine Atto Mile S., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Citation H., Gr.2-twice, Churchill Downs Firecracker H., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Allowance, 2d Santa Anita Frank E Kilroe Mile H., Gr.2, Longchamp Prix du Louvre, 3d Breeders' Cup Mile, Gr.1, Hawthorne Robert F Carey Memorial H., Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Bubbles. Sire.

ALDEBARAN (Mr. Prospector). Champion sprinter in USA in 2003. 8 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £39,448, US$1,682,926 in GB and U.S.A, Santa Anita San Carlos H., Gr.1, Belmont Metropolitan H., Gr.1, Saratoga Forego H., Gr.1, Belmont Tom Fool H., Gr.2, Churchill Downs H., Gr.2, 2d Belmont Metropolitan H., Gr.1, Vosburgh S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Cigar Mile H., Gr.1, Carter H., Gr.1, Saratoga Forego H., Gr.1, 3d Churchill Downs Stephen Foster H., Gr.1, Hollywood Derby, Gr.1. Sire.

SEA OF SHOWERS (Seattle Slew). 4 wins at 1600m, 1700m, Keeneland Jenny Wiley S., Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Bois Rouaud, Hollywood Park Allowance, 3d Chantilly Prix de Sandringham, Gr.2. Producer.

TOMISUE'S INDY (A.P. Indy). 6 wins, Hawthorne Quick Reward S., L. Dam of-

Avenging Tomisue. Unraced. Dam of-

STRIKING TOMISUE (Smart Strike). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 8½f, Tampa Bay Downs Wayward Lass S., L, 2d Saratoga Love Sign S., L. Producer.

Modesty Blaise. Placed at 3, 2d Chantilly Prix de la Prairie. Dam of-

POUPEE FLASH (Elusive Quality). 2 wins at 1700m, 1800m, €91,400, La Teste Prix Occitanie, L, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Cléopâtre, Gr.3. Producer.

HIGH NOON RIDER (Distorted Humor). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 7½f to 2m, US$484,318, 53,165B$, to 2019, Saratoga Better Talk Now S., L, 3d Remington Springboard Mile S., L.

IMPERFECT CIRCLE (Riverman). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, Ayr Firth of Clyde S., L, 2d Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1. Dam of-

SPINNING WORLD (Nureyev). Champion Older Miler in Europe in 1997. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 1800m, £121,772, 4,305,000fr., US$772,000, Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1, Deauville Prix Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1-twice, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix du Muguet, Gr.2, Evry Prix Saint-Roman, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de Villebon, 2d Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1, Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, 3d Longchamp Prix de Fontainebleau, Gr.3, 4th Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.1. Successful sire.

VISIONS OF CLARITY (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 1600m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Bagatelle, L, Longchamp Prix du Louvre. Dam of-

WAR OF WILL (War Front). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 8¼f to 9½f, US$1,615,569, to 2019, Pimlico Preakness S., Gr.1, Fair Grounds Risen Star S., Gr.2, Lecomte S., Gr.3, 2d Woodbine Summer S., Gr.1, 3d Parx Racing Pennsylvania Derby, Gr.1, 4th Keeneland Bourbon S., Gr.3.

PATHFORK (Distorted Humor). Champion 2YO Colt in Ireland in 2010. 3 wins at 2, €186,693, US$350, Curragh National S., Gr.1, Futurity S., Gr.2, L Behan 2YO S. Sire.

TACTICUS (A.P. Indy). 4 wins from 1½m to 1¾m in GB and U.S.A, Saratoga Birdstone S., L, Belmont Temperence Hill S., L.

Lotus Sutra. Unraced. Dam of-

BUYING TROUBLE (Hat Trick). 3 wins at 6f, Haydock Cecil Frail S., L, 2d Newbury Carnarvon S., L.

NUCIFERA (More Than Ready). 3 wins at 2, Deauville Prix Francois Boutin, L, 2d Longchamp Prix La Rochette, Gr.3.

Balance of Nature. Placed at 2, 2d Deauville Prix de Caen. Dam of-

GLOBAL BALANCE (Redoute's Choice). 3 wins from 1800m to 2100m, A$152,145, SAJC Schweppervescence S., Gr.3, Tasmanian Oaks, L. Producer.

Ring of Fire. Unraced. Dam of-

Tehamana. Winner at 2 in France. Dam of-

ART OF RAW (Myboycharlie). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 2000m, 2200m, Marseille Borely Prix Delahante, L, HKJC Kowloon Tsai H.

Piquetnol (Private Account). Winner at 1600m, 2d Longchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1. Dam of-

DIETRICH (Storm Cat). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, Goodwood King George S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Ballyogan S., Gr.3. Dam of-

BEAUTY BRIGHT (Danehill). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 6f, £12,485, €99,755, Curragh Renaissance S., Gr.3, 2d Leopardstown One Thousand Guineas Trial, Gr.3, Sweet Mimosa S., L, 3d York Lowther S., Gr.2. Dam of-

Perfect Light. 2 wins at 8½f, 1¼m in GB. Dam of-

NASHIRAH (Dubawi). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m to 2019 in GB, France and Germany, Hannover Grosser Preis des Gestüts Röttgen, L, 3d Chantilly Prix de Billy.

ALOFT (Galileo). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 3200m, £99,819, €2,320, A$302,210 in GB and Aust, Royal Ascot Queen's Vase, L, 2d Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1.

MAMBO LIGHT (Kingmambo). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m in Germany, Hannover Fahrhof Preis, L, 2d Baden-Baden Maurice Lacroix Trophy, Gr.3. Dam of-

LE JUGE (Dansili). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, €91,450, A$350,525, to 2018-19, BRC Chairman's H., Gr.3, 3d BRC Lord Mayor's Cup, Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Jacques Laffitte, L, Le Croise-Laroche Grand Prix du Nord, L.

FRANKEL LIGHT (Frankel). 2 wins at 1600m, La Teste Prix La Sorellina, L, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Parade d'Amour.

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

Moynsha Girl. Unraced. Dam of-

MARINETTI (Fast Company). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m to 2019 in India, Hyderabad Darley Arabian Million, L.

Nibbana. Placed in France and U.S.A, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Barquette. Dam of-

GALTON (Offlee Wild). 14 wins from 5f to 8½f, US$703,610, to 2019, Sam Houston Park Frontier Utilities Turf Sprint S., L, 2d Gulfstream Park Tropical Turf S., Gr.3.

After Taxes. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Exemption. Unraced. Dam of-

CADET RONI (Colonel John). 4 wins at 6f, 6½f, Santa Anita Wishing Well S., L, 3d Santa Anita Las Flores S., Gr.3.

Remote Romance. 2 wins at 1300m, 1450m in France. Dam of-

SADDEX (Sadler's Wells). Champion Older Male in Italy in 2008 (Int.). 7 wins from 1900m to 2400m, €651,440 in France, Italy and Germany, Rome Premio Presidente della Repubblica, Gr.1, Cologne Rheinland Pokal, Gr.1, Grand Prix de Chantilly, Gr.2, Cologne Gerling Preis, Gr.2, Bremen SWB Derby Trial, L, Grosser Preis der Sparkasse Dortmund, L, 2d Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1, Hoppegarten Preis der Deutschen Einheit, Gr.3, 3d Baden-Baden Grosser Preis von Baden, Gr.1, Frankfurt Fruhjahrspreis des Bankhaus Metzler, Gr.3, 4th Hamburg Deutsches Derby, Gr.1. Sire.

Sabia. Unplaced. Dam of-

LIZZIE L'AMOUR (Zabeel). 7 wins from 1400m to 2400m, NZ$707,610, A$9,000, ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Herbie Dyke S., Gr.1, Cal Isuzu S., Gr.2, Waikato Cup, Gr.3, Topsoil & Sand Supplies H., BOP RC Ixom H., 2d ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1-twice, Hawkes Bay Livamol Classic, Gr.1, ARC Westbury Classic, Gr.2, Waikato RC Cal Isuzu S., Gr.2, ARC Alison S., Gr.3, Matamata RC Tonezone H.

Tafrah. Winner at 1¼m, Newbury Watermill S. Dam of-

Amaranthus. Unraced. Dam of-

BRAVO MAESTRO (Stravinsky). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 1¼m, £106,815, US$57,463 in GB and U.S.A, Fairplex Phil D Shepherd S., L, 3d Del Mar Cougar II H., L.

Thislillightofmine. Unplaced. Dam of-

Let Me Shine. Winner at 2 in Ireland. Dam of-

INSIGNIA OF RANK (Epaulette). 4 wins from 1m to 1¼m, €124,980, to 2019, Curragh Celebration S., L, FBD Hotels & Resorts H.

Lakelet. Unraced. Dam of-

Be Faithful. Unplaced. Dam of-

BIGGLES (Jet Spur). 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1500m, A$382,400, BRC Gold Edition P., L, GCTC Goldmarket H., L.

 

Race Record: 21 Starts 4-2-2 A$193,390.

4 wins to 1250m, A$193,390, ATC McGrath Estate Agents Vic H., Jaydub Electrical H., Bowermans Office Furniture H., 2d ATC Theraces H., BRC Eva Air H., 3d ATC AMWU H., Pierro at Coolmore H.