Rode To Sundown

Sire: Gio Ponti

Dam: Rubirose

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Aug 13th, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: Maroon And Gold Halves, Striped Sleeves, Checked Cap


B R Badcock, Mrs D L Badcock, G R James, C Arnold, M R Bye, S Marshall, S B Bulte, J R Black, C W Parks & R I V Boys Synd (Mgr: C Tisdale)

Career Record: 18-3-2-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    16.7 %
  • Place
    27.8 %





Bay fillyFoaled in 2013

SireTale of the CatStorm CatStorm Bird
GIO PONTI (USA) YarnMr. Prospector
2005Chipeta SpringsAlydarRaise a Native
  Salt SpringSalt Marsh
DamRubitonCenturyBetter Boy
RUBIROSE (AUS) RubySeventh Hussar
2004RosevilleYallah PrinceYallah Native
  Witch MamboVoodoo Rhythm

GIO PONTI (USA) (Bay 2005-Stud U.S.A. 2012, Aust. 2012). Champion Older Male in USA in 2009 & Champion Turf Male in USA in 2009 & 2010. 12 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 11f, Belmont Manhattan H., Gr.1, Man o' War S., Gr.1-twice, Keeneland Turf Mile S., Gr.1-twice, Santa Anita Frank E Kilroe Mile H., Gr.1, Arlington Million S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Fisher Pond and SW Bon Jovi Girl. Sire of SP Pirellone, Sir Dudley Digges, Truly Ponti, Ganges and of Planchart, Drefong, Genis, Italian Charm, Lou, Prime Power, Virgen Morena, Cape Pound, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 2YOs and inc SP Pearl Congenial and of the placegetters Gio Ponti's Legacy, Ridgway, etc.


1st dam

RUBIROSE, by Rubiton. 4 wins at 1000m, 1100m, A$94,820, STC H., Myer Ladies Day H., Lucky's Freeway Hotel H., 2d AJC Wilson Asset Management H., 3d AJC Princesses Stop at Nothing H., STC Golden Slipper on Sale H., Gold Edition H., Cantebury Park Events H. Dam of two named foals, both raced.


2nd dam

ROSEVILLE, by Yallah Prince. 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1550m, A$101,910, AJC Angst H., L, STC Guineas Restaurant H., Ansett Australia H., 3d Gosford RC Belle of the Turf S., L. Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Rubirose. 4 wins. See above.

Schibello. 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$146,820, STC Veolia Environmental Services H, 2d AJC Sydney City Lexus H., Ranwick Betting Auditorium P., Green Square H., STC TAB Number 1 Club H., 3d City Tatt's RC Better Bet With a Bookie H., STC Conway Family P., Golden Slipper Festival H., Frantelle H.

Chiquita Rose. Placed in 2014-15 in Aust.

Malabar Rose. Placed in Aust.


3rd dam

WITCH MAMBO, by Voodoo Rhythm. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Sister to REGENT DIAMOND. Dam of 5 foals, 3 to race, inc:-

ROSEVILLE (Yallah Prince). 4 wins. See above.


4th dam

HONEY TAKE CARE, by Frascati. Raced once. Half-sister to DARLING TAKE CARE, Darling So Fair. Dam of 10 named foals, 8 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

REGENT DIAMOND (Voodoo Rhythm). 13 wins from 1200m to 2600m, NZ$93,030, A$16,480, CJC Challenge S.H., Gr.3, Timaru Cup, L, AJC Marceau Welter H., Manawatu RC United Building Society H., 2d CJC Great Easter S.H., L, Otago RC Lean McLeod Autos H., STC Presidents Welter H., 3d Otago RC White Robe Lodge H., Gr.3, CJC Nationwide Horse Transport H., Craven P.H., 4th Timaru Cup, L, South Canterbury RC Timaru Cup, L.


5th dam

DARLING BEWARE, by Gaul. 5 wins from 6¼f to 1¼m, Seymour Cup, Adelaide RC Encourage H., 2d AJC Leightonfield H., 3d PARC Graduation S., 4th AJC Widden S., L. Half-sister to FLYING FABLE, FLYING GAUNTLET (dam of SKYJACK), SPARKLING RED. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, inc:-

DARLING TAKE CARE (Bending Away). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, MVRC Leilani S., Gr.3, VRC Talindert H., City Tatt's RC George Negus S., VATC Mitcham H., 2d AJC Commissionaire H., 4th VRC Carbine Club S., L. Producer.

Darling So Fair (Vain). Placed at 2, 2d VATC Mona Nursery S., L, AJC Rex White H., 3d VRC Myer S., L. Dam of-

Southern Royale. 2 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

AT EASE (Canny Lad). 4 wins to 1250m, A$180,150, STC Sheraco S., L, AJC CVD Easter H., STC H., Tooheys New H., 2d AJC James HB Carr S., L, STC Parramatta Leagues Club H., 3d AJC Reginald Allen H., L, 4th AJC Nivison H., L. Producer.

Better Beware. Unplaced. Dam of-

Better Take Care. Winner at 1300m in Aust. Dam of-

Territory Regent. Unplaced. Dam of-

MR SANDS (Mister Big Louie). 10 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$190,365, SAJC Christmas H., Gr.3, City of Marion S., L, PQA Classic, L, New Year's Gift, L, Pewsey Vale H., Holden Customer Care H., 3d SAJC Bicentennial Man H., Grange Hotel H., Leg Trap Hotel H.

Dissolution. Unraced. Dam of-

Fidelia. Raced twice. Dam of-

LADY FIDELIA (Snippets). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, A$143,165, WATC Lindsay Rosenthal S., L, All Stars S., L, Belmont Guineas, L, Belmont Oaks, L, Swift Wind H., Heliolight H., 3d WATC Raconteur S., L, Rose of Summer Series Final H., Biscay H., Loyalist H., Gallipoli 2YO H., 4th WATC Burgess Queen S., L. Producer.

Delia. Unraced. Dam of-

NTINI (Johannesburg). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$31,670, S$622,074, Singapore 4YO Sprint, Sgp-3, Singapore TC Paititi Gold Trophy, Sgp-3, Open H., Kranji A S., SAJC Myer Centre H., Singapore TC Emirates Venice S., Class 3 H., 2d Singapore TC Class 1 H., SAJC Roey's 40th Birthday H., Singapore TC Kranji B S.-twice, Class 2 H.-twice, 3d Singapore TC Kranji Sprint, Sgp-3, Woodlands Trophy, Sgp-3, Class 1 H.


Race Record: 2 Starts 0-0-0 A$375.

Raced twice.