Sire: Lucas Cranach

Colour: Bay or Brown

Dam: Never Despair

Sex: Gelding

Age: 8

Foaled: Oct 28, 2015

Country: Australia

Silks: Black, Blue Star, Stars Sleeves And Cap

Owners: D R Silver, Mrs S A Silver, J P Scanlan, C T Steer, T J Cooney, Dr G M Carriere & T J Gordon

39: 7 - 4 - 4
Wins: 17.9%
Place: 20.5%




Bay or Brown geldingFoaled in 2015

SireMamoolIn the WingsSadler's Wells
LUCAS CRANACH (GER) GenovefaWoodman
2007Lots of LoveJava GoldKey to the Mint
  Lost LoveAcatenango
DamHotel GrandGrand LodgeChief's Crown
NEVER DESPAIR (AUS) TerrestialStar Watch
2009Sweet VentureQuest for FameRainbow Quest
  NectarAir de France

LUCAS CRANACH (GER) (Bay 2007-Stud 2013). 6 wins from 1800m to 2400m, MRC Peter Young S., Gr.2. Sire of Advance Warning, Get Stuck In, Lucabelle, Arty Lucas, Hemmerle, Stealthy Lucas, The Cartoonist, Jukila, Flash Aah, Frank the Yank, Genzebe, Magnum Opus, Renascence, Scramjet, All About Alice, Crash Cranach, Danluca, Darkside, Front of Stage, Lucas Queen, Oscar Cranach and of the placegetters King Cranach, Der Sieger, Dreamfyre, etc.


1st dam

NEVER DESPAIR, by Hotel Grand. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, BRC Comscentre 2YO P. Dam of one named foal-

Flash Aah (g. by Lucas Cranach). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

SWEET VENTURE, by Quest for Fame. Winner at 1800m, 2d MRC Harrie Smith 2YO H. Three-quarter-sister to UNWORLDLY, Daemons - Sikander (H.K.). Dam of 5 foals, all winners-

Never Despair. 3 wins. See above.

Secret Tryst. 2 wins at 1800m, GCTC Garrards Horse & Hound P., 2d Ipswich TC Ray White H., GCTC Sky Racing 1 H., 3d Ipswich TC XXXX Summer Marquee H., City of Ipswich H.

Brown Water. 3 wins at 1100m, 1400m, 2d BRC United Voice H., GCTC Collection Advantage H.

Zazaar. 2 wins at 2 in Aust.

Written in Gold. Winner at 2 in South Africa.


3rd dam

NECTAR, by Air de France. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to Spirit (dam of UNWORLDLY, GORDO, SEANCES). Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Nectareign. Winner at 1400m, 2d STC Hyland Race Colours H.

Sweet Venture. Winner. See above.

Manuka Honey. 2 wins at 1400m, 1500m in Aust. Dam of-

Maracoola (Freeze). Winner at 1200m, BRC Yellowglen H., 2d BRC Calaway Gal S., L, 3d BRC South East Country Racing Association P., Bollinger H.

The Bee's Knees. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1250m to 2018-19, Ipswich TC Fashions on the Field 2YO H.


4th dam

STAR AURA, by Kaoru Star. 2 wins at 1200m, 1550m, STC Kingsgrove High School H., 2d AJC Monte Carlo H., Sadlier H., STC Cronulla Members H. Sister to Trimmer Star (dam of FLAMING HEART), half-sister to Silver Planet (dam of SURIA). Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, inc:-

Galore. Winner at 1800m in Aust. Producer.

Spirit. Raced once. Dam of-

UNWORLDLY (Quest for Fame). Champion 3YO Filly in Australia in 2000-01. Top filly on The 2000-01 Australasian 3YO Classification. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$466,440, AJC Flight S., Gr.1, STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.3, AJC Exchange Hotel Balmain 2YO H., STC Link Printing 2YO H., 3d AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2.

GORDO (Brief Truce). 7 wins to 1500m, A$536,125, STC Shannon H., Gr.2, Frederick Clissold S., Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3, VATC Tupperware Cup, L, STC Sydney Markets & Lidcombe RSL H., AJC Narellan Sand Soil & Garden Supplies H., 2d VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, STC Ajax S., Gr.3, CMP & KPMG H., 3d AJC Epsom H., Gr.1, STC Canterbury S., Gr.2, Phar Lap S., Gr.2, Ajax S., Gr.3, Hawkesbury Guineas, L, BTC Dooley's Hotel H., QTC Red Bull H., STC Daily Telegraph Newspaper H., 4th STC George Ryder S., Gr.1.

SEANCES (Canny Lad). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$260,000, STC Millie Fox S., L, VRC Moet & Chandon H., STC Rooty Hill RSL Club & Resort H., AJC Waverley College Centenary P., 2d STC Makinson & d'Apice Series H., AJC Thakral Holdings Bob Hawke H., 3d STC Wenona Girl H. Dam of-

RENAISSANCE (Lonhro). 6 wins to 1400m, A$234,630, AJC Sapphire S., Gr.2, St Johns Park H., STC Canterbury Event Centre H., Freeway Hotel Artarmon H., 7 Steel Buildings Solutions H., 2d Hawkesbury RC Darley Crown, L. Producer.

SESSIONS (Lonhro). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$551,950, ATC Shorts H., Gr.2, Onemorenomore First Crop H., N&A Fruit Distributors H., CFMEU Mining & Energy H., RAAF H., 2d ATC Concorde S., Gr.3, H., 3d MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, ATC Hollywood Fashion Secrets H., 4th ATC Galaxy H., Gr.1, VRC Gilgai S., Gr.2, ATC Shorts H., Gr.2.

Ouija. 4 wins to 1500m, A$76,680, 2d STC Freeway Hotel Pool Competition H., AJC Busby P., 3d AJC Daily Telegraph H., Oamm P. Dam of-

WHISKEY NEAT (Denman). 2 wins at 2 in 2018-19, ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, Levin RC Vets on Riverbank 2YO H.

Daemons - Sikander (H.K.) (Quest for Fame). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2200m, A$84,550, HK$1,531,500, AJC Pine 2YO H., HKJC Crooked Harbour H., Broom H., 2d AJC Blue Plume H., HKJC Hong Kong Shipowners Association Cup, 3d QTC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1.


Race Record: 2 Starts 1-0-1 A$21,900.

Winner at 1200m in 2018-19 in Aust.

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