Slick Back

Sire: Azamour

Dam: Press Leak

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Sep 19th, 2014

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Red, White Star And Stars Armbands, Old Gold Cap


R S Bell, A W Fairweather, C I Burton, Tfm Investments Pty Ltd & A H Foster





Bay geldingFoaled in 2014

SireNight ShiftNorthern DancerNearctic
AZAMOUR (IRE) CibouletteChop Chop
2001AsmaraLear FanRoberto
DamRock of GibraltarDanehillDanzig
PRESS LEAK (USA) Offshore BoomBe My Guest
2005Sneaky QuietSeeking the GoldMr. Prospector
  No More IroningSlew o' Gold

AZAMOUR (IRE) (Bay 2001-Stud 2006). 6 wins-2 at 2, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1. Sire of 470 rnrs, 313 wnrs, 40 SW, inc. Dolniya (Meydan Dubai Sheema Classic, Gr.1), Valyra, Covert Love, Best of Days, Aloisia, Shankardeh, Hawksmoor, Goodyearforroses, Amore Hass - Xiang Bai Qi (H.K.), Eleanora Duse, Azaboy, Wade Giles - Destined for Glory (H.K.), Azmeel, Thikriyaat, Zannda, Colombian, Lindenthaler, Native Khan, California, etc.


1st dam

PRESS LEAK, by Rock of Gibraltar. Winner at 1m in U.S.A. Half-sister to Hidden Truth, Sweet Mischief (dam of MAXIMUS DREAM). Dam of six named foals, five to race, three winners, inc:-

SPIRIT BIRD (f. by Savabeel). 2 wins at 1300m, 1350m, A$280,900, Newcastle JC Tibbie S., Gr.3, 2d Western Australian Guineas, Gr.2, WATC Challenge S., L, Del Basso Nursery P., Westspeed 2YO P., Amelia Park Beef H., Westspeed H., 3d WATC Westspeed 2YO P., 4th WATC Champion Fillies S., Gr.3, Burgess Queen S., L, Ascot One Thousand Guineas, L.

Queen's Parade (f. by Dalghar). Winner at 1400m, 3d WATC Flying Colours Restaurant 2YO P.

Slick Back (g. by Azamour). Winner. See below.

Press Release (c. by Dalghar). Placed at 3 in 2018-19 in NZ.


2nd dam

SNEAKY QUIET, by Seeking the Gold. 5 wins-2 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, US$290,857, Tampa Bay Downs Florida Oaks, L, Calder Boca Raton S., L, Gulfstream Park Allowance, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Detroit Lady Ladbroke H., L, 3d Churchill Downs Kentucky Oaks, Gr.1, 4th Gulfstream Park Bonnie Miss S., Gr.2. Half-sister to IRONMAN DEHERE, Whiletheiron'shot. Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Hidden Truth (Danzig). 3 wins at 1m, 8½f, Churchill Downs Allowance, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Belmont Lexington S., Gr.3. Sire.

Zip. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5½f, 6f, Gulfstream Park Allowance. Dam of-

Live for Today (Mineshaft). Winner at 2, 3d Aqueduct Restrainor S., L, 4th Aqueduct Damon Runyon S., L.

India Amiga. Unraced. Dam of-

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

Shezadoll (Early Flyer). 3 wins at 6f, 1m, 2d Retama Park Fiesta Mile S., L, 4th Sam Houston Park San Jacinto S., L.

Sweet Mischief. Placed at 3 in GB. Dam of-

MAXIMUS DREAM (Oasis Dream). 14 wins at 2000m, 2100m in Turkey, Istanbul 19 Mayis, L, 2d Istanbul Ismet Inonu, L, 3d Istanbul Byerley Turk, L.

Sneak Out. Unraced. Dam of-

Mommie Whiz (City Zip). 3 wins to 6½f, US$219,914, Woodbine Allowance, 3d Woodbine Royal North S., Gr.3, Presque Isle Downs Satin & Lace S., L. Producer.


3rd dam

NO MORE IRONING, by Slew o' Gold. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Half-sister to CROWN SILVER, Golden Guinea (dam of BOP), Isle of Spice (dam of ZANZIBAR, NEW GUINEA). Dam of 18 named foals, 16 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

IRONMAN DEHERE (Dehere). 6 wins from 1m to 13f, Pleasanton S., L, Turf Paradise Tempe H., L, Black Mountain H., L, 3d Turf Paradise Paradise Valley H., L, 4th Bay Meadows All American H., Gr.3, Turf Paradise Breeders' Cup H., L, Turf Paradise Walter Cluer Memorial H., L, Santa Rosa James F Lyttle Memorial H., L. Sire.

SNEAKY QUIET (Seeking the Gold). 5 wins. See above.

Whiletheiron'shot (Smart Strike). 4 wins at 6f, 7f, US$202,946, Keeneland Allowance, Woodbine Allowance, 3d Woodbine Seaway S., L, Fair Grounds Truly Bound H., L, 4th Woodbine Selene S., Gr.1, Bessarabian H., Gr.3. Dam of-

Warsaw Ballet (El Prado). Winner at 2050m in Germany, 2d Düsseldorf Airberlin Topbonus Rennen, L.

En Silence. Winner at 6f in GB. Dam of-

Oaks Lily (Badge of Silver). Winner at 8½f, 2d Ocala OBS Championship S. (f), L. Producer.

Bayola. Unraced. Dam of-

ROMEO (Minister's Joy). 5 wins from 1600m to 2000m in Peru, Monterrico Clasico Baldomero Aspíllaga, Gr.3, 2d Monterrico Clasico OSAF, Gr.2, Clasico Postin, Gr.2, Clasico La Copa, Gr.2, Clasico Baldomero Aspíllaga, Gr.3, 3d Monterrico Clasico Jockey Club del Perú, Gr.1, Clasico Enrique Meiggs, Gr.2.

Cara Cara. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

Fuzzy Cuzzy (Fasliyev). 7 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, R685,100, Vaal Computaform Express H., Racing Express Fact File H., 2d Newmarket Protea S., Gr.3, 3d Turffontein Golden Loom H., L, 4th Turffontein Lebelo Sprint H., Gr.3.


Race Record: 7 Starts 1-0-1 A$18,875.

Winner at 2050m in 2017-18 in Aust.