Sire: Equiano

Dam: Tia Nova

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Aug 15th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Sky Blue, Old Gold Sash And Cuffs, Red Cap


Mrs M T Binaisse, G S Bird, B Griffin, Miss Y Kim, Mrs N Stentsiotis, P Stentsiotis, M J Young, B Rooney, D Parish, A Zoontjens, D Orchard, D L Orchard & M J I Racing (Mgr: Ms A J Smith)

Career Record: 26-2-1-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    7.7 %
  • Place
    7.7 %





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2012

SireAcclamationRoyal ApplauseWaajib
EQUIANO (FR) Princess AthenaAhonoora
2005Entente CordialeEla-Mana-MouPitcairn
DamBianconiDanzigNorthern Dancer
TIA NOVA (AUS) Fall AspenPretense
  GildaPrince Echo

EQUIANO (FR) (Bay 2005-Stud GB 2011, Aust. 2011). 7 wins-2 at 2-to 7f, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1-twice. Sire of 138 rnrs, 51 wnrs, inc. SW Fly on the Night (Chantilly Prix du Bois, Gr.3), Dark Reckoning, Strath Burn, Waipu Cove, SP Lola Beaux, Baciami Piccola and of Belvoir Bay, Lydia's Place, Desert Force, Lacing, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc Equinova, Del Piero, Devils Pinch, Domanus and of the placegetters Abolish, Best Bold, Coretta, Water Diviner, etc.


1st dam

TIA NOVA, by Bianconi. Unraced. Dam of two named foals, both winners-

Equinova (g. by Equiano). Winner. See below.

Novator (g. by Hold That Tiger). 2 wins at 1200m in Aust.


2nd dam

EULISSA, by Euclase. Unraced. Blood-sister to RUBILDA, half-sister to TRACKER. Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, all winners, inc:-

Pluvius. 11 wins to 1250m, A$110,925, SAJC Hitide H., Andy Thomas Returns H., AFL Grand Final H., Chrysler Jeep Dodge H., 2d SAJC Astor Hotel H., 3d SAJC Brimco Crane Service H., Workers Union Members H.

Tia Jane. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1450m, SAJC Greig Kilora Stud H., Legacy Tony's Tuna International H., 2d SAJC Orrcon 2YO Sprint H., Pat Glennon H., Jayco H., 3d SAJC Malaysia Airlines H., Healthy Choices H., Crawford & Co H., Mitty's H. Dam of-

Rubilad. 3 wins to 1200m, SAJC Malaysia Airlines H.

Jayanta. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

Mo' Money. 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$127,663, MVRC TEAC Flashback LCD H., 2d MVRC Pulse Pharmacy H., MRC Ammon Ra H., MVRC Essendon Mazda 55 H., 3d VRC SMS Scaffolding 2YO H.

Blissa Nova. 3 wins at 1000m, A$89,300, MRC Silvermoor H., Sufficient H., 2d MRC Anniversary H., Falbrav H., 3d MVRC Jet Fighter H. Dam of-

Red Ocean. 2 wins at 1400m, 1700m in Aust.

Macchia. 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$81,980, SAJC Mike McInerney's 50th Birthday H., Billson Sawley Architects H., 2d SAJC Telstra Shop Unley H., Thiess Kentz H., Macro Meats H., 3d SAJC Shopfitting Warehouse H., IGA Local Heroes H.

Striped. Winner at 1000m, SAJC Sportingbet P., 3d SAJC Heggies Vineyard P.

Rudyard. 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m, 3d SAJC Spring Gully Foods H.

Payola. Winner at 1100m in 2014-15 in Aust.


3rd dam

GILDA, by Prince Echo. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, VRC Chicken Burger H., MVRC Olinda H., 2d VRC City of Footscray H., 3d VRC Oriflame H. Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

RUBILDA (Rubiton). 9 wins from 1500m to 2500m, A$149,625, Onkaparinga Cup, L, SAJC Sizzler H., Ozone Seafront Hotel H., Fest State Security H., Triscay H., Yangtze H., HIH Breeders' Insurance H., Holden Barina H., 2d SAJC Labor Day Cup, L, Corse Plus H., Navarino H., Ranger's Son H., 3d SAJC Dairy Vale Cup, Gr.3, Rain Lover P., Gr.3, Veuve Clicquot S., L, 4th SAJC Hill-Smith S., L, Murray Bridge Gold Cup, L.

TRACKER (Geiger Counter). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, SAJC HC Nitschke S., L, Royal Shah H., 2d SAJC Wandering Duke H., 3d SAJC Ron Dini 2YO H., Century Flying H.

Lola. 6 wins to 1100m, 3d SAJC Christmas in the City H., Magic Millions H. Dam of-

Balzoni. 5 wins at 1000m, 1050m, A$90,600, SAJC Sportingbet P., Panasonic H., Jansz Tasmania H., Betfair.com H., The Nads H., 2d SAJC Schweppes Tonic H., 3d SAJC Carbine Club H.

Sophina. 2 wins at 1000m, SAJC Sloan Sands P., Adelaide Galvanising H., 2d SAJC Sustainable Turf Renovations H., Panasonic P., 3d SAJC Holdfast Insurance H.

Most Awesome. 3 wins at 1400m, 1550m in Aust.

Fossey. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m in Aust. Producer.

Too Much Trouble. 2 wins at 1500m, 1800m in Aust.

Pequena. Winner at 1000m in Aust.


4th dam

ARTEMIS, by Beaufort Sea. 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, ARC Ascot S., 2d ARC Colleen S., 4th ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2. Half-sister to Zarnia. Dam of 7 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Gilda. 2 wins. See above.


5th dam

LOLA, by Alonzo. 7 wins to 7¾f, Greymouth JC Arthur Clouston H., CJC Courtenay H., 2d CJC Woolston H., Gimcrack S., Trial S. Half-sister to VESTMENT. Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

Zarnia (Afghanistan). 15 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, CJC August H., Jockey Club H., Oamaru Winter Cup, Ashburton CRC Gordons Gin H., Seafield H., Banks Peninsula RC Le Bons H., 2d CJC Churchill S.H., L. Producer.


Race Record: 5 Starts 1-0-1 A$54,630.

Winner at 2 in 2014-15, MVRC Telstra Business Centre Dandenong 2YO H., 3d Pakenham RC Inglis VOBIS Gold 2YO P.