La Mer Celtique

La Mer Celtique

Sire: The Factor

Dam: Celtic Sea

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Sep 2nd, 2015

Country: Australia


B J Keown, J Beresford, S L Wallis, V Accardi & T Dickson





Foaled 2nd September 2015

SireWar FrontDanzigNorthern Dancer
THE FACTOR (USA) Starry DreamerRubiano
2008GreyciousnessMiswakiMr. Prospector
DamFastnet RockDanehillDanzig
CELTIC SEA (AUS) Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy
2009WickhamElusive QualityGone West

THE FACTOR (USA) (Roan or Grey 2008-Stud U.S.A. 2013, Aust. 2014). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, Santa Anita Malibu S., Gr.1. Out of a three-quarter-sister to SW Showering. Sire of 81 rnrs, 35 wnrs, inc. SW Noted and Quoted (Santa Anita Chandelier S., Gr.1), Multiplier, Cistron, Delphinia, Fact Finding, SP Action Everyday, Factored In, Five Star Factor, Senora Acero and of Bound for Nowhere, Porridge, Silly Factor, Bam Bam Bryan, Be a Factor, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

CELTIC SEA, by Fastnet Rock. Winner at 2, 2d ATC Traffic Logistics 2YO H., 3d ATC Australian Turf Club H. This is her first foal.


2nd dam

WICKHAM, by Elusive Quality. Unplaced. Three-quarter-sister to OMEGA CODE, Gentle Audrey (dam of GOMO), half-sister to Quinzey (dam of MRS KIPLING). Dam of 3 named foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

My Michelle. 2 wins at 1000m in 2015-16, 3d MRC JRA 2YO H.

Celtic Sea. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

Quinpool, by Alydar. 3 wins at 8½f, 9f, Gulfstream Park Allowance, Keeneland Allowance, 3d Kentucky Oaks, Gr.1. Half-sister to Comic Genius, Folk Art (dam of VERSO A VERSO), Tin Oaks (dam of OMEGA CODE, TEMPEST FUGIT), Gaelic Tune (dam of SYMBOLI INDY). Dam of 9 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Lake Charlotte. 5 wins from 1000m to 1600m, £5,964, A$100,900, MRC Dubai Racing Club Membership H., Nizam's Ring H., Ken King Thoroughbreds Cup H., 2d VRC RSL P., MRC Jack Elliott H., 3d York John Smith's No Nonsense Racing S. Producer.

Dresden Park. 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$78,215, ARC Eye Institute H., Hirepool H., Retina Specialists H., 2d ARC Air Tahiti Nui Mile H., Ideal Electrical Suppliers H.

Fatat Alarab. Winner at 6½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

Orders From Rome. 2 wins at 5f, 6f, Epsom Kiss Mix H.

Gentle Audrey. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 1m, Santa Anita Allowance, 4th Oak Tree Oak Leaf S., Gr.1. Dam of-

GOMO (Uncle Mo). 2 wins at 2, US$349,475, Keeneland Alcibiades S., Gr.1, 2d Del Mar Sorrento S., Gr.2, 3d Del Mar Juvenile Fillies Turf S., L, 4th Gulfstream Park Oaks, Gr.2, Santa Anita Unzip Me S., L.

Quinzey. Unraced. Dam of-

MRS KIPLING (Exceed and Excel). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, Hollywood Park Senorita S., Gr.3, Rome Premio Divino Amore, L, 2d Santa Anita Providencia S., Gr.2, 3d Ascot Cornwallis S., Gr.3. Producer.


4th dam

SQUAN SONG, by Exceller. 18 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 9f, US$898,444, Keystone Cotillion H., Gr.2, Aqueduct Affectionately H., Gr.3, Rare Treat H., Gr.3, Busher H., L, Garden State Haddonfield H., L-twice, Laurel Waya S., L, All Brandy H., L, Carousel H., L-twice, Meadowlands Honey Bee H., L, Philadelphia Park Whitemarsh H., L, Pimlico Hilltop S., L, Flirtation S., L, 2d Aqueduct Top Flight H., Gr.1, Meadowlands Long Look H., Gr.2, Aqueduct Rare Treat H., Gr.3, Affectionately H., Gr.3, Garden State Betsy Ross H., L, Bowie Virginia Belle S., L, 3d Garden State Haddonfield H., L, Monmouth Vodka Time S., L, Pimlico Politely S., L, 4th Aqueduct Ladies H., Gr.1, Belmont Shuvee H., Gr.2, Aqueduct Next Move H., Gr.3. Half-sister to HERON BAY, Wadood. Dam of 13 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

Quinpool (Alydar). 3 wins. See above.

Comic Genius (Unbridled). 4 wins from 6f to 1m, Aqueduct Allowance, 2d Rockingham Park Derby, L, 4th Rockingham Kevin McHugh Memorial H., L. Sire.

Folk Art. Winner at 7½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

VERSO A VERSO (Circular Quay). 2 wins at 2, US$207,924, Calder My Dear Girl S., L, 2d Calder John Franks Juvenile Fillies Turf S., L.

Tin Oaks. Unplaced. Dam of-

OMEGA CODE (Elusive Quality). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 4f, 6f, Santa Anita San Miguel S., Gr.3, Fresno Ron & Jessman Cloud Memorial S., L, 3d Arlington Park Gilded Time S., L. Sire.

TEMPEST FUGIT (Unaccounted For). 10 wins from 1m to 9f, US$469,912, Laurel John B Campbell H., L, Monmouth Oceanport H., L, Delaware Park Eight Thirty S., L, Aqueduct Allowance-3 times, 2d Laurel Broad Brush S., L, Monmouth Bob Harding S., L, Frisk Me Now S., L, 3d Aqueduct H., Gr.3, Aqueduct Excelsior H., Gr.3, Pimlico William Donald Schaefer H., Gr.3, 4th Meadowlands Cliff Hanger H., L.

Gaelic Tune. Unraced. Dam of-

SYMBOLI INDY (A.P. Indy). 5 wins-2 at 2-at 1600m, 214,434,000¥, Tokyo NHK Mile Cup, L, Nakayama Keisei Hai Autumn H., L, 2d Kyoto Mainichi Broadcasting System Sho Swan S., L.