North Afrika

Sire: Starcraft

Dam: Willow

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Sep 17th, 2014

Country: Australia

Silks: Light Blue, Green Hoops And Cap


Wyadup Valley Farm (Mgr: T J Delroy)





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2014

SireSoviet StarNureyevNorthern Dancer
STARCRAFT (NZ) VeruschkaVenture
2000Flying FlooziePompeii CourtTell
  Lucky HeiressBattle-Waggon
DamWoodmanMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
WILLOW (AUS) PlaymateBuckpasser
2000Crazy for YouPleasant TapPleasant Colony

STARCRAFT (NZ) (Chestnut 2000-Stud 2006). 11 wins from 1400m to 2400m, Australian Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 532 rnrs, 316 wnrs, 19 SW, inc. Star Witness (MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1), We Can Say it Now, Hallowell Belle, Property, Crafty Irna, Day of Rest - Winner's Way (H.K.), Blizzard, Havana, Lunar Rise, Do You Think, Starcheeka, Celebrity Girl, Ain'tnofallenstar, Starvoia, Perfect Punch, Baschar, Don't Tell Mary, Mr Vadim, Singapore Sling, etc.


1st dam

WILLOW, by Woodman. Unraced. Half-sister to AFRAAH. Dam of ten named foals, eight to race, six winners, inc:-

ULUNDI (g. by Helenus). 4 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$194,038, MRC (Mornington) Lord S., L, VRC Bruce Gadsden H., MRC (Mornington) On Site H., 3d MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3, VRC ACG Security 2YO H., La Vie en Rose Vase, Rod Johnson H., 4th MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3.

DURNFORD (g. by Helenus). 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m, A$233,716, MRC Mornington Cup Prelude, L, 2d MRC (Mornington) Lord S., L, Mornington Cup, L, VRC Secondbite Food Rescue H., MRC Le Pine Funerals H., MVRC CBUS P.

Karoo (g. by Helenus). 4 wins from 1200m to 1850m, A$90,898, BRC Bundaberg Distilling Company H., MRC Ahern's at Highways After the Last H., BRC AC Aire Conditioning P., 2d MRC Theo H.

Hakuna Matata (g. by Authorized). 3 wins from 1800m to 2250m in 2016-17, WATC Get the Tabtouch H.

Harare (g. by Royal Academy). 2 wins at 1100m, 1400m to 2016-17, 3d MRC Browns Sawdust & Shavings H.

Aliferous (f. by Hinchinbrook). Winner at 2 in 2017-18, 3d ATC Owners Recognition Raceday 2YO H.

North Afrika (g. by Starcraft). See below.

Ladysmith (f. by Rhythm). Unraced. Dam of-

Mambazo. Winner at 2000m in 2017-18 in Aust.


2nd dam

CRAZY FOR YOU, by Pleasant Tap. Winner at 1900m in Brazil. Half-sister to MAIS OUI (dam of IMPERFECT WORLD, AWESOME OF COURSE, MONSIEUR CAT), Adored Slew (dam of DANGEROUS MIDGE), Petiteness (dam of SCORPION), Forever Young (dam of ENDYMION). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

AFRAAH (Danehill). 6 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$198,200, AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, Seppelt Wines H., So Keen H., STC Seppelt H., 2d AJC Carbine Club S., L. Producer.


3rd dam

AFFIRMATIVELY, by Affirmed. 2 wins in U.S.A. Three-quarter-sister to PERSEVERED, BELONGING (dam of BELONG TO ME), half-sister to DESIREE (dam of ADORED), REMINISCING (dam of COMMEMORATE, PREMIERSHIP), So Endearing (dam of QUALIFY). Dam of 13 foals, all raced, 12 winners, inc:-

MAIS OUI (Lyphard). Winner at 1600m, Longchamp Prix de Bagatelle, L, 2d Chantilly Prix de Sandringham, Gr.3. Dam of-

IMPERFECT WORLD (Carson City). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1300m, Belmont Genuine Risk H., Gr.2, Deauville Prix du Bois, Gr.3, Santa Anita Allowance 3YO+f&m, 2d Longchamp Prix de Saint-Georges, Gr.3, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.2, Belmont Vagrancy H., Gr.3. Producer.

AWESOME OF COURSE (Awesome Again). 5 wins-3 at 2-to 6f, Tampa Bay Downs Inaugural S., L, Calder Western Borders S., L, Heckofaralph S., L, 4th Saratoga Special S., Gr.2, Calder Criterium S., L. Sire.

MONSIEUR CAT (Tabasco Cat). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 4½f to 9f, Arlington Park Awad S., L, Churchill Downs Allowance, 2d Arlington Park American Derby, Gr.2, 3d Calder Criterium S., L. Sire.

Freedom Reigns. Unraced. Dam of-

KRYPTON (Rock Hard Ten). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, US$213,060, Belmont Hill Prince S., Gr.3, Keeneland Allowance, 3d Saratoga National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame S., Gr.2, Colonial Downs Virginia Derby, Gr.2.

Adored Slew (Seattle Slew). 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m in France and U.S.A, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Minerve, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix des Tuileries, L, Evry Prix Joubert, L. Dam of-

DANGEROUS MIDGE (Lion Heart). 6 wins from 1¼m to 1½m, £109,758, US$1,620,000, Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1, Newbury Arc Trial S., Gr.3, Haydock Old Newton Cup, Doncaster Agriargo UK S., Society Lifestyle & Leisure Magazine H. Sire.

Silver Traffic (Carson City). 5 wins from 1500m to 2000m, €80,440, US$54,796, Saint-Cloud Handicap de l'Ile de France, Longchamp Prix Andre Carrus, 2d Santa Anita Santana Mile H., L, Thunder Road H., L.

Adorara. Winner at 1¼m in GB. Dam of-

DEVIL'S CUT (Exceed and Excel). 6 wins to 1400m in Malaysia and Singapore, Selangor TC Sports Toto Supreme Challenge Trophy, L, 2d Singapore TC Celebrations S., 3d Selangor TC Metro A S., 4th Selangor TC Tunku Gold Cup, L.

Petiteness (Chief's Crown). 3 wins at 8½f, 9f, 3d Belmont Tanya S., L, Gulfstream Park Sweetest Chant S., L, 4th Aqueduct Long Island H., Gr.2, Calder La Prevoyante H., Gr.2. Dam of-

SCORPION (Seattle Slew). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 5f to 9f, US$555,749, Saratoga Jim Dandy S., Gr.1, Belmont Allowance, Gulfstream Park Allowance, 2d Saratoga Special S., Gr.2, 3d Belmont Futurity S., Gr.1, Saratoga Sanford S., Gr.2, Belmont Tremont S., Gr.3, 4th Belmont Jerome H., Gr.2. Sire.

Zakiyya. Winner at 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

Ridaa. Winner at 1m in U.S.A. Dam of-

ALWAJEEHA (Dixieland Band). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 9f, US$486,927, Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, Gr.1, Appalachian S., Gr.3, 2d Saratoga Lake George S., Gr.2, Calder Tropical Park Oaks, L, 4th Belmont Sands Point S., Gr.2. Producer.

Forever Young. Unplaced. Dam of-

ENDYMION (Tapit). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 8½f, US$238,210, Monmouth Jersey Derby, L, 3d Monmouth Coronado's Quest S., L. Sire.


Race Record: 4 Starts 0-1-0 A$5,115.

Placed at 3 in 2017-18 in Aust.