Washington Heights

Washington Heights

Sire: Commands

Dam: Demanding

Colour: Brown

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Sep 30th, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: Yellow, Dark Blue Spots


Stallion Racing (Mgr: D J Raphael)





Brown geldingFoaled in 2011

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
COMMANDS (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
1996Cotehele HouseMy SwaneePetition
  Eight CaratPieces of Eight
DamOctagonalZabeelSir Tristram
DEMANDING (AUS) Eight CaratPieces of Eight
1998Winged PrayerCharmandeDamascus
  Manx ParkRheingold

COMMANDS (AUS) (Bay 1996-Stud 2000). 4 wins-3 at 2, STC Missile S., Gr.3. Leading Aust. Sire of Winners 3 times. Sire of 1135 rnrs, 802 wnrs, 67 SW, inc. Appearance (VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1), Epaulette, Purple, Undue, Paratroopers, Commanding Jewel, Skilled, Russeting, Erewhon, Rain Affair, First Command, El Cambio, Lamasery, Court Command, Catalonia - Vilanova (Aust.), Paximadia, Soul, Rommel, Gregers, Ambidexter, Altar, Marching, Kanzan, etc.


1st dam

DEMANDING, by Octagonal. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, WATC Son o' Biscay H., Forehand H., 2d WATC Qantas Holidays H., Placid Ark 2YO H., 3d WATC Paklani 2YO P. Half-sister to VICTORY DASH, Tempest Command, Victory Command (dam of MASTERKOVA). Dam of eleven named foals, nine to race, five winners, inc:-

SPACECRAFT (g. by Galileo). 7 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$641,648, SAJC Penny Edition S., L, VRC Macaulay H., MVRC AJS Corporation H., Ascend Sales Trophies H., Dominant H., MRC Pura Light Start P.H., MVRC Direct Alarm Supplies H., 2d MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2, Dato' Tan Chin Nam S., Gr.2, Alternate Railway H., Adapt Australia H., Jeep Don't Hold Back H., 3d MRC St George S., Gr.2, Sandown S., Gr.3, Zeditave S., L, ATC TAB Rewards H., MRC Visvanathan Memorial P., National Jockeys' Celebration Day H., MVRC Boscastle H., Tony Beddison Cup, 4th VRC Tab.com.au S., Gr.3, MRC Easter Cup, Gr.3, VRC Diamond Jubilee P., L, SAJC Penny Edition S., L, MRC (Mornington) Lord S., L.

PHENOMENONS (c. by Giant's Causeway). 5 wins from 1100m to 2200m, A$272,600, WATC JC Roberts S., L, Melvista S., L, Advanced Hotwater & Air H., Westspeed 3YO H., David Padfield 40 Year Membership H., 2d WATC Cyril Flower S., L, Westspeed 2YO P., 3d Western Australian Derby, Gr.1, WATC Support Your Industry, Your TAB H., 4th WATC TJ Smith Trophy, L.

Washington Heights (g. by Commands). Placed. See below.

Demands Attention (g. by Favorite Trick). 7 wins at 1200m, 1300m, A$171,707, WATC Special Reign H., Countlike H., Craft Memory H., Quaalup H., Face Your Fears H., 2d WATC Gay Affair H., Westspeed 3YO H., Lottila Bay H., Amelia Park Products H., 3d WATC EO Norton Memorial H., Ozbet.com.au H., Carlton Mid H.

Call Me Paris (f. by Hotel Grand). Winner at 1350m, 2d BRC Blackwoods Brisbane Bloodstock Bonus 2YO S.

Cause for Demand (f. by Giant's Causeway). Winner at 1300m, 2d WATC Ryoko 2YO H., Perth Racing Midweek Lunch H., 3d WATC Seppelt 2YO H., Westspeed 3YO H., Golden Delicious H., 4th WATC Sir Ernest Lee-Steere Classic S., Gr.3, Raconteur S., L.

Sister Phenomenon (f. by Rock of Gibraltar). Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

Rare Occurrence. Winner at 2 in 2015-16, BRC Coca Cola Life 2YO P.


2nd dam

WINGED PRAYER, by Charmande. 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$86,570, AJC Analie H., L, Lachie Melville H., Super Grasse H., STC USS Midway SC Series H. Half-sister to TIERCE. Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

VICTORY DASH (Victory Prince). 9 wins-2 at 2-from 800m to 1600m, A$190,050, 336,967Rgt. in Aust. and Malaysia, WATC Ascot S., L, Fairetha S., L, Legislative Council H., Starjo H., Hyperical Sunspeed H., Singapore TC Class 1 H., WATC Budget Quality H., Lenarc H., Belmont 2YO P., 2d Western Australian Guineas, Gr.2, WATC Sir Ernest Lee Steere Classic S., Gr.3, Selangor Gold Cup, L, Selangor TC Piala Emas Sultan Selangor, L, Singapore TC Lion City Cup, L, 3d WATC Esmeroic H., 4th VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2.

Tempest Command (Marauding). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1900m, STC Ryde Police SC H., 2d VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, STC Rockdale H., 3d AJC Sydneys Top Jockeys H., 4th VRC Oaks, Gr.1. Producer.

Victory Command (Victory Prince). Winner at 1200m, VATC API H., 2d AJC Kogarah RSL H., 3d MVRC Laurent Perrier S., Gr.2, AJC Australian Best Tyre Service H. Dam of-

MASTERKOVA (Fairy King). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 2100m, Tasmanian Oaks, L, VATC Cambria H., 2d VRC Metropole Hotel 3YO H., VATC End of Season 2YO H. Producer.

Titan's Glory. 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, MVRC Jingle Bells H., VRC Zabeel 2YO H., 2d VRC Richard Bradfield H., 3d VRC Streets Ice Cream H., MVRC Calder H.

Demanding. 2 wins. See above.


3rd dam

MANX PARK, by Rheingold. Placed in Aust. Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

TIERCE (Victory Prince). Head of The 1990-91 Australasian 2YO Classification. 11 wins-8 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$2,213,650, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Champagne S., Gr.1, San Domenico S., Gr.2, VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, Newcastle JC Coca-Cola Classic S., Gr.3, VATC HDF McNeil S., L, AJC Young Crusader H., John Oxley H., STC Leopardstown H., 2d MVRC Bill Stutt S., Gr.2, STC William Inglis Classic, 3d AJC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.3, 4th AJC Hobartville S., Gr.2. Sire.

WINGED PRAYER (Charmande). 6 wins. See above.

Quiet Vespers. 3 wins from 1400m to 2100m, VRC Matron S., VATC Noble Park Chamber H., AJC Warrawee H., 2d AJC Grand Print H. Dam of-

Moretti (Salieri). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2100m, A$112,768, AJC Druids Friendly Society 2YO H., STC X-Site Nightclub H., 3d NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, 4th VATC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2.


Race Record: 6 Starts 0-2-1 A$77,850.

Placed at 2 & 3, A$77,850, to 2014-15, 2d ATC Kindergarten S., Gr.3, San Domenico S., Gr.3, 3d ATC Blackwoods Gearwrench H.