Gentleman Charlie

Sire: Hard Spun

Dam: Suraya

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Nov 10th, 2011

Career Record: 32-2-4-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    6.3 %
  • Place
    25.0 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2011

SireDanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
HARD SPUN (USA) Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
2004Turkish TrystTurkomanAlydar
DamBrief TruceIrish RiverRiverman
SURAYA (AUS) FalafelNorthern Dancer
1996Dawn ArrivalCenturyBetter Boy
  Jewel of LightKaoru Star

HARD SPUN (USA) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). 7 wins-3 at 2, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.1. Sire of 735 rnrs, 488 wnrs, 50 SW, inc. Questing (Saratoga Coaching Club American Oaks, Gr.1), Hard Not to Like, Hard Aces, Ertijaal, Wicked Strong, Le Romain, Smooth Roller, Hardest Core, Zo Impressive, Big John B, Moviesta, Fursa, Promising Run, Tarquin, San Nicasio, Red Duke, Text'n Hurley, Island Town, Maftool, Reload, Power Trip, Khusoosy, Hard Enough, etc.


1st dam

Suraya, by Brief Truce. Winner at 2, A$80,750, VATC Out of Danger 2YO H., 2d MVRC Sky Channel H., 3d SAJC Angas Brut S., Gr.2, VATC Quezette S., L. Dam of six named foals, all raced, five winners-

SPINNING JENNY (f. by Hard Spun). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2100m, A$108,625, TRC Strutt S., L, TTC F&W Stewart Silver Ingot, Toll Transport H., Ballymore Stables H., 2d TTC Best Western Hobart H.

Philda (g. by Secret Savings). 12 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$433,808, MRC Chandler Macleod H., MVRC Geoff Torney Cup, Curran Chemicals H., 1500m-in track record time, Sportingbet H., Legends After the Last H., VRC The Big 6 H., MRC Euclase H., 2d MRC Clamms Seafood H., MVRC Dominant Don Abell Cup, Belinda Jane Verco McLeod Mile H., SAJ Catercare Group H., VRC The Big 6 H., 3d Warrnambool RC Wangoom H., L, MRC Fight Cancer Foundation H.

Gentleman Charlie (g. by Hard Spun). Winner. See below.

Soorena (f. by Encosta de Lago). Winner at 2 in Aust. Dam of-

THE QUARTERBACK (Street Boss). 8 wins to 1400m, A$1,331,250, to 2015-16, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, Dilmah Earl Grey S., L, Kensington S., L, MRC Bert Bryant H., VRC Flemington 1840-2015 H., Sale TC Inglis Trophy, 2d MRC Italktravel S., L, 3d VRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3, MRC Manfred S., Gr.3, VRC Kensington S., L, Smithfield H., MRC Gold Sprint, VRC Red Tempo H.

PHILIPPI - VANILLA (H.K.) (Host). 8 wins from 1500m to 2050m, A$727,450, HK$2,522,600, to 2015-16, ATC Tulloch S., Gr.2, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VRC UCI S., L, MVRC Sportingbet H., HKJC Dai Hei H., Savile Row H., Peony H., 2d Australian Derby, Gr.1, HKJC Mercury H., 3d HKJC Jockey Club Road H., 4th VRC CS Hayes S., Gr.3.

The Rude Warrior (Kempinsky). 5 wins from 1600m to 1900m, S$334,985, Singapore TC Benchmark 83 H., Perak Turf Club Trophy, Initiation P., Kranji C S., Benchmark 74 H., 2d Singapore TC Kranji C S., Initiation P., Fairmont Singapore Cup Initiation P., Class 3 H.-twice, Class 4 H., 3d Singapore TC New Year Cup, Sgp-3, Japan Racing Association Trophy, Open H., Class 3 H.

Ra Ikane. 7 wins to 1400m, A$110,500 in Aust.

Chilean Wonder. Winner at 2100m in 2015-16 in Aust.

Marauding Flyer (g. by Marauding). Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Jestemma (f. by Rory's Jester). Raced once. Dam of-

Grande Rosso. 3 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$109,460, to 2015-16, MRC Mal Seccull H., 2d SAJC Qatar Airways H., MRC (Mornington) Bowman & Company P., 4th MRC Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), L.


2nd dam

DAWN ARRIVAL, by Century. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to Sparkling Century (dam of VIONNET). Dam of 12 named foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

Suraya (Brief Truce). Winner. See above.

Amaudru. 4 wins at 1000m, MVRC Legends After the Last H., 3d MVRC Essendon Mazda 55 H.

Forest Flame. 4 wins from 1400m to 1600m, VATC Marvel Loch H., 2d VATC Deck the Halls H., 3d VATC Old Melburnians FC H. Dam of-

Fasmoss. 10 wins from 1000m to 2000m, A$201,150, MRC Betfair H., Wimmera RC Luxbet China Bowl H., 2d MRC Snitzel at Arrowfield H., Bendigo JC Golden Mile H., 3d MRC St Sidwells H., Ahern's at Highways H.

Dark Sun. 2 wins at 1200m, MRC Patinack Farm H., 3d MRC Le Pine Funerals H.

Virilite. 2 wins at 1100m, 1300m, 3d AJC Botany H.

Pahlee. 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m in Aust. Producer.

Anpao. Winner at 1200m in Aust.


3rd dam

Jewel of Light, by Kaoru Star. 2 wins at 2, City Tatt's RC George Negus S., STC Mellish H., 2d STC Magic Night S., Gr.3, Espiegle H., Denny's Restaurant H. Half-sister to Sparkling Century (dam of VIONNET), Mount of Light (dam of PRIMA CORNICE). Dam of 3 foals, 2 to race, both winners, inc:-

The Rand. 8 wins to 1500m, A$178,298, AJC Ballantines Scotch H., Hanwood Port H., St Simon Welter H., STC The Southern Cross H., AJC Share the Spirit H., STC LV Lachal H., 2d STC Sapphire Welter H., AJC Balmoral H., RW Furber H., 3d AJC Matador Tow Bars Welter H., STC Eternity Welter H., Nordic Prince H.


Race Record: 8 Starts 1-0-0 A$10,500.

Winner at 1000m in 2015-16 in Aust.