Sire: Turffontein
Dam: Courageous Spirit
Colour: Chestnut
Gender: Gelding
Age: 5 year old
Foaled: Oct 22nd, 2013
Country: Australia
Silks: Emerald Green, Red And White Checked Epaulettes, Emerald Green, Red And White Checked Striped Cap

Career Record: 26 - 5 - 1 - 4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    19.2 %
  • Place
    19.2 %





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2013

SireJohannesburgHennessyStorm Cat
2004Spirit of GraceDr GraceSir Tristram
  News BoxBassenthwaite
DamFrench DeputyDeputy MinisterVice Regent
COURAGEOUS SPIRIT (AUS) MitterandHold Your Peace
2006Tenacious SpiritEl MoxieConquistador Cielo
  Spinning ReelKaoru Star

TURFFONTEIN (AUS) (Chestnut 2004-Stud 2010). 5 wins-1 at 2, MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1. Sire of 115 rnrs, 59 wnrs, inc. SW Fontiton (MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.2), Fontein Ruby, SP Lyuba, Turfane and of Faint Blaze, Finke, Safariann, Hunters Grace, Turf Crusher, Central Pass, Constantine, Double Superlative, Widgee Turf, Dance With Fontein, Prince of the Turf, Turfin' Around, Turtles Nest, Lordfontein, Fontein Lad, Atomic Lokade, etc.


1st dam

COURAGEOUS SPIRIT, by French Deputy. Unraced. Dam of one named foal-

Constantine (g. by Turffontein). 2 wins. See below.


2nd dam

TENACIOUS SPIRIT, by El Moxie. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$181,700, VRC Paris Lane S., L, MRC Melbourne Racing Club H., 2d VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, MRC Legacy Annual Appeal H., 3d MRC Kapalaran H., 4th MRC Invitation S., Gr.1. Sister to ALFA, half-sister to Heavy Weather. Dam of 1 foal.


3rd dam

SPINNING REEL, by Kaoru Star. Placed, 3d SAJC Weatherly H. Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, all winners-

ALFA (El Moxie). Joint second on The 1996-97 Australasian 3YO Classification. 10 wins-6 at 2-from 800m to 2050m, A$878,900, VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.3, VRC Poseidon S., L, VATC JD MacDonald S., L, TRC Fosters Classic, L, TTC Gold Sovereign S., L, TRC Tilford 2YO H., TTC Examiner Debutant P., Country Club Hotel 2YO H., Silver Ingot 2YO Cup, 2d Victoria Derby, Gr.1, VATC Yalumba S., Gr.1, AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, STC Hill S., Gr.2, AJC Show County H., L, VRC Debonair S., L, 4th AJC Epsom H., Gr.1, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1.

TENACIOUS SPIRIT (El Moxie). 4 wins. See above.

Heavy Weather (Northern Chateau). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 2200m, TRC Sir Tristram Trophy, Raine & Horne H., TTC Jackson Saab H., Aluminates 3YO H., Clemons 2YO P., 2d TTC Tasmanian St Leger, L, TRC Silo Apartments H., Tote Tasmania H., TTC Tradelink Plumbing 2YO H., TRC Queen's Head Hotel H., BR Speers H., 3d TRC Hobart Guineas, L, Cadbury H., Australia Post 2YO H., TTC Larter Family H.

Zoffman. 6 wins from 1000m to 1600m, QTC Round the World H., Spedito H.

Gold Spinner. 2 wins at 1000m, 1300m in Aust.

El Tornedo. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

White Diamonds (Jugah). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$118,334, MRC Belle Silhouette H., Waratah H., 2d MRC Pure Blonde P., Brava Jeannie H., Altona Meadows TAB Agency H., August H., Tullia H., MVRC Melbourne's GPO H., 3d QTC Bright Shadow H., L, MRC Arachne H., Scarlet Bisque H., Magic Flute H.

Whirlpool (Sebring). Winner at 1200m in 2015-16, 2d SAJC Adelaide Guineas, L.

Charlemagne's Girl. 3 wins at 1200m, 1300m to 2016-17, TTC Millinery Parade at Mercure H.

She's Going Off. 2 wins at 1000m, 1400m in 2016-17 in Aust.

Penn. Unraced. Dam of-

Treasury Bond. 5 wins to 1400m to 2016-17, TTC Coates Hire H., Routley's H., Hospitality Association H., 2d TTC Steve's Liquor H., 3d TTC Cascade Brewery H.

Devils Force. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$188,955, SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., Centrebet SA Derby Day H., MVRC Chandler Macleod H., 2d VRC Schweppes Tonic S., Warren Lee & Kenneth Norton H., 3d MVRC Slade Pharmacy H.

Okuma. 5 wins from 1200m to 2100m, A$78,558, MRC Beechcraft H., TTC Jack Chambers H., 2d SAJC Sportingbet H., TTC Veolia Environmental Services Premium H.

Deceitful Cove. 2 wins at 1200m, TTC H., 3d TTC Elite Security H.

Fragment. Winner at 1200m in 2016-17, 2d TTC Access Hardware H.

Flying Ensign. Winner at 1200m, 3d TTC Cripps Nubake H.


4th dam

DEVIL WIND, by Without Fear. Winner at 2, SAJC Cinderella S., L, 3d VRC Ottawa S., L. Half-sister to French Twist (dam of PARIS LANE). Dam of 14 named foals, 10 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Preside. 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m in Aust. and HK, 3d SAJC First Scout H.


5th dam

Wind of Change, by Windjammer. Winner at 2, 3d Gowran Park Waterford Crystal Nursery H., L. Half-sister to BUDDY OVERSTREET, PRINCE ROUGE, RED MASK. Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

DEVIL WIND (Without Fear). Winner. See above.

French Twist. 2 wins at 1800m, 1850m, SAJC Sheraco H., Progressive H. Dam of-

PARIS LANE (Persian Heights). Second on The 1994-95 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (2100m+). 7 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$1,704,260, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, 2d VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, Queensland Derby, Gr.1, BATC Doomben Cup, Gr.1, VATC Underwood S., Gr.1, VRC Turnbull S., Gr.2, VATC St George S., Gr.2, 3d VATC Caulfield S., Gr.1, VRC Blamey S., Gr.2, VATC St George S., Gr.2.


Race Record: 3 Starts 2-0-1 A$25,900.

2 wins at 1200m, 1350m in 2016-17, Ipswich TC Remax A1 Real Estate P.

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