Iron Spider

Iron Spider

Sire: Hard Spun

Dam: Boracay

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Oct 24th, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: Navy Blue, White Sash, Hooped Cap


B Francis, Mrs A Francis, Dr T M Kostos, M S Hildebrand, J Hildebrand, M Hildebrand, J C Hildebrand, J E O'Brien, S F Slade, Dr N Sonenberg, M Kostos, J G Shiels, I F Zaknich, J P Coen, C Coen, J Strauss & Mrs C Hildebrand

Career Record: 18-2-5-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    11.1 %
  • Place
    33.3 %





Bay or Brown geldingFoaled in 2011

SireDanzigNorthern DancerNearctic
HARD SPUN (USA) Pas de NomAdmiral's Voyage
2004Turkish TrystTurkomanAlydar
DamRed RansomRobertoHail to Reason
BORACAY (AUS) ArabiaDamascus
2005BeachsideCrested WaveCrozier
  BlondieHasty Cloud

HARD SPUN (USA) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). 7 wins-3 at 2, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.1. Sire of 609 rnrs, 397 wnrs, 43 SW, inc. Questing (Saratoga Coaching Club American Oaks, Gr.1), Hard Not to Like, Ertijaal, Wicked Strong, Hard Aces, Smooth Roller, Hardest Core, Zo Impressive, Big John B, Moviesta, Promising Run, Tarquin, San Nicasio, Red Duke, Text'n Hurley, Island Town, Maftool, Hard Enough, Easter Gift, Hierro, Reload, Someries, Mihalic, etc.


1st dam

BORACAY, by Red Ransom. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to CANNSEA. Dam of three named foals, two to race, inc:-

Iron Spider (g. by Hard Spun). Winner. See below.

Sea Terrace (f. by Authorized). Placed at 3 in Aust.


2nd dam

BEACHSIDE, by Crested Wave. 7 wins from 1450m to 2400m, A$523,380, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.2, Ipswich Cup, Gr.3, SAJC Hill-Smith S., L, VATC Schweppes Cup, L, SAJC Super Legend Cricket Bat H., STC Jindabyne H., 2d SAJC Swettenham Stud S., Gr.3, Gosford Gold Cup, Gr.3, MVRC Flight Deck H., 3d AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1, Emancipation S., L, Wyong Cup, L, 4th STC Grace Bros Queen of the Turf S., Gr.3, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersalls Cup, L. Half-sister to LIBRICI, PROCOL HARUM, DOUBLE TAKE, Waewaetorea (dam of KING'S SEAL). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

CANNSEA (Canny Lad). Third top filly on The 1997-98 NZ 2YO Free H. 6 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$286,400, A$7,200, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.2, Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.2, Waikato RC Sprint H., L, Counties Challenge S., L, ARC Germano H., 2d ARC Great Northern Foal S., Gr.3, 3d ARC Newstalk ZB H., 4th Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, MVRC Champagne S., Gr.2. Dam of-

Weighted (Encosta de Lago). 2 wins at 1600m, 1700m, 3d VRC St Leger, L.

One Perfect Day. Winner at 1250m, STC Rosehill Gardens Boat Show H., 2d MRC Cath White Memorial H., AJC Cabra-Vale Diggers Bright Print H., STC H. Dam of-

Dagny (Darci Brahma). Placed at 2 & 3 to 2015-16, 3d VRC Emirates Airline P., Gr.3.

Storm Coast. 6 wins from 1400m to 2000m, WATC Ace in Flight H., 3d Geraldton Cup, WATC Aquacoustic H., Willoughby H.


3rd dam

BLONDIE, by Hasty Cloud. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to Time o' Day, half-sister to WELLINGTON ROAD. Dam of 13 named foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

LIBRICI (Imperial Seal). 6 wins from 1200m to 2400m, NZ$31,935, A$127,500, Queensland Derby, Gr.1, QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.2, ARC Nelson H., Waikato RC Hautapu H., Gordonton P., 2d Avondale Championship S., Gr.2, 3d Waikato RC Sir Vigilant H., 4th VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Waikato RC International S., Gr.2, BOP RC Japan-New Zealand Trophy, Gr.2.

PROCOL HARUM (Western Symphony). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$522,690, VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, GJ Coles S.H., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Spring S., L, STC Truscotts Superfecta H., Free Day H., 2d VRC Great Western H., Gr.3, Gosford Classic, L, 3d AJC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Hobartville S., Gr.2, VATC Spring P.H., L, 4th QTC Castlemaine Perkins H., L, STC Festival H., L. Sire.

DOUBLE TAKE (Phizam). 9 wins from 1150m to 3200m, NZ$99,315, A$360,600, New Zealand Cup, Gr.2, STC WJ McKell Cup, L, Winter Cup, L, Bendigo Cup, L, Werribee Cup, L, STC Festival Supermarkets Welter H., AHA Members H., 2d AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3, Werribee Cup, L, 3d CJC Great Autumn S.H., L, NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's Club Cup, L, ACT RC Canberra Cup, L, 4th VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1.

BEACHSIDE (Crested Wave). 7 wins. See above.

Flax. Unplaced. Dam of-

Cascade Emerald (Hurricane Sky). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$84,350, MVRC Slade Bloodstock H., Pedro's Pride 2YO H., 2d MVRC William Crockett S., L, MRC Eye Celebrity Soire Classic H. Producer.

Light Music. Unraced. Dam of-

Chess Record - Clemson (Mac.) (Redoute's Choice). 7 wins from 1350m to 2000m, A$190,050, M$274,750 in Aust. and Macau, AJC Royal Supplier H., Prince of Wales Hospital Foundation H., City Tatt's RC AJC Young Members Spring Mixer P.H., 2d Gosford Gold Cup, L.

Little Star. Unraced. Dam of-

Matter of Fact (Casual Lies). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1950m, CJC Avon City Ford 2YO H., 2d Ashburton RC Ray Coupland S., L, CJC Millennium Hotel 3YO H., 4th North Canterbury RC Canterbury S., L.

Star Child. Unraced. Dam of-

KAPTIVE JEWEL (Kaapstad). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$87,300, ARC Ra Ora S., L, Waikato RC Star Way S., L, Counties Challenge S., L, 2d WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.3. Producer.

Unbeatable. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Dam of-

EAGLE (Clangalang). 7 wins from 1100m to 2000m, 897,972Rgt. in Malaysia, Penang Sprint Trophy, L, 2d Selangor Gold Cup, L-twice, Penang TC Malayan Racing Association Cup, L, 3d Penang TC Yang di Pertua Negeri Gold Cup, L.

Waewaetorea. Unraced. Dam of-

KING'S SEAL (Imperial Seal). 11 wins-2 at 2-from 850m to 1850m in NZ and Malaysia, Perak TC Coronation Cup, L, Selangor TC Piala Emas Sultan Selangor, L, Singapore TC Lion City Cup, L, MRA Cup, 2d Singapore TC Lion City Cup, L.


Race Record: 5 Starts 1-0-0 A$18,625.

Winner at 1400m in 2014-15 in Aust.