Countess Tessa


Sire: Toronado

Dam: Chevaleresse

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Aug 26th, 2017

Country: Australia


Pedigree

 

 COUNTESS TESSA (AUS)

 

Bay FillyFoaled in 2017

SireHigh ChaparralSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
TORONADO (IRE) KasoraDarshaan
2010Wana DooGrand SlamGone West
  Wedding GiftAlways Fair
DamDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
CHEVALERESSE (IRE) RazyanaHis Majesty
2004Knights BaronessRainbow QuestBlushing Groom
  Knights BeautyTrue Knight

TORONADO (IRE) (Bay 2010-Stud GB 2015, Aust. 2015). 6 wins-3 at 2-to 1m, Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.1, Goodwood Sussex S., Gr.1. Out of a half-sister to SW Casamento. Sire of 215 rnrs, 110 wnrs, inc. SW Alwaab (Deauville Prix Nureyev, L), Stone Tornado, Taos, Wasmya, SP Almufti, Revelstoke, Watan, Baylagan, El Ingrato, Festina Plente, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc SW Still a Star (TTC Tasmanian Guineas, L), SP Heaven's Bonus, Laverrod, Sassy Salitage, etc.

 

1st dam

CHEVALERESSE, by Danehill. Unraced. Half-sister to RIYADIAN, Wales, Jojeema (dam of CHARLES THE GREAT). Dam of eight foals, six to race, four winners, inc:-

CHEVAUCHEE (f. by High Chaparral). 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m, R327,525, Kenilworth Ladies Mile, L, Olympic Duel S., L, 2d Kenilworth Laisserfaire S., L, 3d Kenilworth Jet Master S., L.

Pretty Kool Kat (f. by Tale of the Cat). 4 wins to 1200m in Aust.

Sassy Sal (f. by High Chaparral). 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m in South Africa.

Coral Reef (f. by Galileo). 2 wins at 1750m, 1900m in Aust. Dam of-

Miss Moana (Uncle Mo). 5 wins from 1600m to 3200m, A$187,380, to 2019-20, ATC Heineken 3 H., Agency Property Management H., 2d SAJC South Australia Fillies Classic, Gr.3, ATC TAB H., 3d ATC Christmas Cup, L.

Hollywood Mo (Uncle Mo). Placed at 3, A$98,435, 2d Geelong Classic, L, ATC TAB P., 3d ATC Hyland Race Colours P.

Aruba. 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$93,750, to 2018-19 in Aust.

Sons of Glory. Winner at 1700m in Aust.

Knightly Thoughts (f. by So You Think). Placed in Aust.

Chevovessence (f. by Encosta de Lago). Unplaced. Dam of-

Chevychaser. Winner at 1400m in 2019-20 in Aust.

 

2nd dam

KNIGHTS BARONESS, by Rainbow Quest. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 1½m, £152,438, Irish Oaks, Gr.1, 2d Doncaster May Hill S., Gr.3, Lingfield Oaks Trial S., L, 3d The Oaks, Gr.1. Half-sister to Stormy Beauty (dam of ALCHEMY). Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

RIYADIAN (Polish Precedent). 5 wins from 9f to 1½m, £166,660, 240,000fr., Newmarket Jockey Club S., Gr.2, Ascot Cumberland Lodge S., Gr.3, Doncaster RJB Mining S., 2d Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, Lingfield Derby Trial S., Gr.3, 3d Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3, 4th Sandown Brigadier Gerard S., Gr.3. Sire.

Wales (Caerleon). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 1½m in GB and U.S.A, Newmarket Saxon Street H., Goodwood Racing Channel S., Royal Navy 2YO S., 3d Royal Ascot Chesham S., L.

Essex. 9 wins from 1½m to 2½m, £74,647, €339,516, Curragh Irish Cesarewitch H., Leopardstown Pierse H. Hurdle, Newbury Trophy H. Hurdle, Tipperary Grimes Hurdle, Fairyhouse Sherry Fitzgerald Hurdle, 2d Curragh September H., Leopardstown Craobh Chomortas Na Marcach H., Galway H., Punchestown Morgiana Hurdle, Fairyhouse Ladbrokes.com Hurdle, 3d Punchestown Champion 4YO Hurdle.

Jojeema. Unraced. Dam of-

CHARLES THE GREAT (Holy Roman Emperor). 7 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, £105,967, HK$15,073,000, HKJC BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Sprint, Gr.2, Sprint Cup, L, Sha Tin Vase, L, Newbury Weatherbys 2YO Super Sprint, HKJC Briar H., Chennai H., 2d HKJC Chairman's Sprint Prize, L, Sha Tin Vase, L, Happy Valley Trophy, Hong Kong Exchanges Challenge Cup, France Galop Cup, Choi Hung H., 3d Goodwood Molecomb S., Gr.3, HKJC Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup, L, Premier Bowl H., L, National Day Cup, L, Sha Tin Sprint Trophy, L, Chinese New Year Cup, Hong Kong Exchanges Challenge Cup, Chater H., 4th HKJC Premier Bowl H., L, Sha Tin Vase H., L, Chinese Club Challenge Cup, L.

Our Gabrial. 3 wins from 8¾f to 1½m, Ascot Shergar Cup Classic, 2d Ascot Canisbay Bloodstock H., Doncaster Racing Post Weekender Nursery H., 3d York Garbutt & Elliott S.

 

3rd dam

KNIGHTS BEAUTY, by True Knight. 12 wins-1 at 2, US$243,687, Churchill Downs Kentucky Cardinal H., L, Hawthorne Indian Maid H., L, Gala Fete H., L, 2d Fair Grounds Furl Sail H., L, Sportsmans Marion H Van Berg Memorial H., L, Ak-Sar-Ben Quivira H., L, Fairmount Park Miss St Louis S., L, 3d Ak-Sar-Ben Queen's H., Gr.3, Churchill Downs Blue Delight S., L, Sportsmans Sixty Sails H., L. Half-sister to GEISWAY, Broadway Forbes. Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, inc:-

KNIGHTS BARONESS (Rainbow Quest). 2 wins. See above.

Captive Heart. Placed in GB and Aust. Dam of-

Caught in the Dark. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1m in GB and U.S.A, Epsom Lewis Silken H. Dam of-

UNITAS (Sunday Break). 14 wins-1 at 2-from 5f to 1m, US$460,088, Evangeline Downs Oak Hall S., L, Louisiana Legends Sprint S., L, Need for Speed S., L, Delta Downs B-Connected S., L.

Stormy Beauty. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

ALCHEMY (Rare Brick). 5 wins from 1200m to 2400m in India, Bangalore Derby, L, 2d Bangalore Karnataka Cup, L, Poona Idar Gold Trophy, L, Indian St Leger, L, Chennai Stayers' Cup, L.

Blazing Flame (Cristofori). Winner at 1100m in India, 3d Bombay Hong Kong Jockey Club Trophy, L.

 

Race Record:

Unraced.