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UNUSUAL HEAT 6 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 9f, Leopardstown Glencairn S., L, Amethyst S., L, Fairyhouse Platinum S., L, 2d Tipperary Concorde S., Gr.3, 3d Curragh The Minstrel S., L, 4th Curragh Desmond S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Ballycorus S., L. Sire of winners of over $74 million - 49 stakes winners, inc. THE USUAL Q. T., UNUSUAL SUSPECT, GOLDEN DOC A, ACCLAMATION, TUCKED AWAY, LETHAL HEAT, GERVINHO, BURNS, PRETTY UNUSUAL, CHEEKABOO, etc. Maternal sire of winners of over $27 million - 15 stakes winners, inc. SPANISH QUEEN, MASOCHISTIC, AMERICA'S TALE, FRANK CONVERSATION, DR. DORR, MUCHO UNUSUAL, ALBERT DOCK, BIG SCORE, SOMETHINGS UNUSUAL, AZ RIDGE.
GOLDEN DOC A (USA), won 3 races at 2 and 3 years in U.S.A. and £301,375 viz. Las Virgenes Stakes, Santa Anita, Gr.1, Anoakia Stakes, Oak Tree, L, Generous Portion Stakes, Del Mar and placed 8 times including second in Santa Anita Oaks, Santa Anita, Gr.1, Beaumont Stakes, Keeneland, Gr.2, Santa Ynez Stakes, Santa Anita, Gr.2, Blue Norther Stakes, Santa Anita, L, Louis R Rowan Stakes, Oak Tree, third in Rancho Bernardo Handicap, Del Mar, Gr.3, Miesque Stakes, Hollywood Park, Gr.3, fourth in Acorn Stakes, Belmont, Gr.1, Kentucky Oaks, Churchill Downs, Gr.1, Torrey Pines Stakes, Del Mar, L, I'm Smokin Stakes, Del Mar; Own sister to UNUSUAL SUSPECT (USA), Rushen Heat (USA);\par dam of two winners from 5 runners and 6 foals of racing age viz-
ALBERT DOCK (JPN) (2012 c. by Deep Impact (JPN)), see above.
Reliable Ace (JPN) (2013 c. by Deep Impact (JPN)), won 5 races at 3 to 6 years, 2019 in Japan and £727,296 and placed 6 times including second in Yonago Stakes, Hanshin, L, third in Toyota Sho Chukyo Kinen, Chukyo, Gr.3, Azuchijo Stakes, Kyoto, L.
Striking Eye (JPN) (2011 f. by Smart Strike (CAN)), placed twice at 3 years in Japan.
Sierra (JPN) (2015 f. by Orfevre (JPN)), placed once at 2 years in Japan, from only 3 starts.
UNUSUAL SUSPECT (USA) (c. by Unusual Heat (USA)), won 10 races at 2 to 8 years in U.S.A. and in Australia and £793,244 including Hollywood Turf Cup, Hollywood Park, Gr.1, Hollywood Turf Express Handicap, Hollywood Park, Gr.3, Bay Meadows Derby, Bay Meadows, L, Cougar II Handicap, Del Mar, L, Werribee Cup, Werribee, L, Silveyville Stakes, Golden Gate, California Cup Mile Handicap, Oak Tree and placed 15 times including second in San Luis Obispo Handicap, Santa Anita, Gr.2, San Juan Capistrano Handicap, Santa Anita, Gr.2, Cougar II Handicap, Del Mar, Gr.3, Generous Stakes, Hollywood Park, Gr.3, Oceanside Stakes, Del Mar, Real Quiet Stakes, Hollywood Park, California Cup Classic Stakes, Oak Tree, third in Sunset Handicap, Hollywood Park, Gr.3, Sandown Cup, Melbourne, L, Windy Sands Handicap, Del Mar, L, Pinjara Stakes, Santa Anita, Sunshine Millions Turf Stakes, Santa Anita, fourth in Dato' Tan Chin Nam Stakes, Melbourne, Gr.2, Del Mar Derby, Del Mar, Gr.2, Mervyn Leroy Handicap, Hollywood Park, Gr.2, Oak Tree Derby, Oak Tree, Gr.2, Seagram Cup, Woodbine, Gr.3; at stud in Australia.
GOLDEN DOC A (USA) (f. by Unusual Heat (USA)), see above.
Rushen Heat (USA) (f. by Unusual Heat (USA)), won 3 races at 4 and 5 years in U.S.A. and £91,373 and placed 5 times including second in California Cup Distance Handicap, Oak Tree; dam of winners.
FRANK CONVERSATION (USA), 4 races at 2 and 3 years in U.S.A. and £385,865 including Twilight Derby, Santa Anita, Gr.2, El Camino Real Derby, Golden Gate, Gr.3, California Derby, Golden Gate, L and placed 6 times including second in Charles Whittingham Stakes, Santa Anita, Gr.2, third in Hollywood Derby, Del Mar, Gr.1, John Henry Turf Championship Stakes, Santa Anita, Gr.2, Charles Whittingham Stakes, Santa Anita, Gr.2, Cecil B DeMille Stakes, Del Mar, Gr.3; at stud in USA.
Miracle Heat (USA), unraced; dam of a winner.
BLACK WILLOW Top filly on The 1973-74 NZ 2yr old Free H., won 6 races at 2 and 4 years in New Zealand including Manawatu Sires' Produce Stakes, Manawatu, Gr.1 and placed 4 times viz. second in Lowland Stakes, Masterton, Gr.3, third in Eulogy Stakes, Manawatu, Gr.3, Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' Stakes, Carterton, L, fourth in Desert Gold Stakes, Wellington, Gr.2;\par dam of three winners from 5 runners and 8 foals of racing age including-
ENGLISH CHARM (NZ), won 7 races at 2 to 5 years in Australia including Winter Championship Handicap, Melbourne, L, Fashion Stakes, Melbourne, L and placed 17 times including second in Frances Tressady Stakes, Melbourne, Gr.3, Metric Mile Handicap, Melbourne, L, Milady Stakes, Melbourne, L; dam of winners.
Misty Willow (NZ), placed twice at 3 years in New Zealand.
Black Mist (NZ), ran at 3 and 4 years; dam of JOSEPH (NZ), 6 races on the flat, 1 race over hurdles at 4 to 8 years in New Zealand and in Australia including Winter Classic Stakes Handicap, Christchurch, L and placed 15 times including second in Metric Mile, Marton, Gr.3, third in Winter Cup, Christchurch, Gr.3, Feilding Gold Cup, Feilding, L-twice.