Notable Choice

Notable Choice

Sire: Choisir

Dam: El Shahar

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Nov 15th, 2013

Country: Australia


L J Palmer, Mrs D S Palmer, Miss S G Plummer, J R Blandford, Mrs J Blandford, Won Point Won Syndicate (Mgr: R Newall) & T C Agents Syndicate (Mgr: J Brownley)

Career Record: 41-6-5-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    14.6 %
  • Place
    19.5 %





Foaled 15th November 2013

SireDanehill DancerDanehillDanzig
CHOISIR (AUS) Mira AdondeSharpen Up
1999Great SelectionLunchtimeSilly Season
  Pensive MoodBiscay
DamEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
EL SHAHAR (AUS) Shoal CreekStar Way
2004Eastern CharmKing's HighFull on Aces
  Dubai LassBletchingly

CHOISIR (AUS) (Chestnut 1999-Stud 2003). 7 wins-3 at 2, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire of 1286 rnrs, 824 wnrs, 69 SW, inc. Olympic Glory (Longchamp Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere, Gr.1), Starspangledbanner, Obviously, Sacred Choice, Historian, Choice Bro, Kushadasi, Sir Moments, Dreamscape, Hurried Choice, Glory Awaits, Celtic Dancer, Stimulation, Chandlery, Champagne Harmony, Gold Water, Incumbent, Eloping, Big Money, Monsieur Joe, Wouldnt it be Nice, etc.


1st dam

EL SHAHAR, by Encosta de Lago. Winner at 1600m in Aust. Half-sister to ZIP ZIP ARAY, ZIPANESE. This is her first living foal.


2nd dam

EASTERN CHARM, by King's High. Unplaced. Half-sister to Nicola Lass (dam of NICONERO, NICCONI). Dam of 13 named foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

ZIP ZIP ARAY (Bellotto). 5 wins to 1200m, A$333,340, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, Distinctive Homes H., Volunteers Day H., PMP Print H., 2d SAJC Irish Day Flying H., Silks Brasserie Flying H., 3d SAJC Yallambee Classic, Gr.2, Spring S., Gr.3, Distinctive Homes Flying H., 4th MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, SAJC Spring S., Gr.3, KPMG S., L.

ZIPANESE (Bellotto). 4 wins to 1200m, A$246,740, SAJC Proud Miss S., L, MRC Five Mile Press H., SAJC Holly & Horseshoes H., 2d SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, Matrice S., L, Oakbank S., L, MRC Umrum H., SAJC Urban Pacific P., Adelaide Airport Limited H., 3d Oakbank S., L, MRC The Age P., 4th AJC Sapphire S., Gr.2, MRC How Now S., Gr.3, BTC Glenlogan Park S., L, SAJC Manihi Classic, L, WH Wylie H., L.

Zip Ovation. Winner at 1600m, 2d SAJC Hilton Adelaide Distance P., Mark Williams H.

Thirty Three Black. 4 wins to 1200m in Aust.

Tel el Saba. 2 wins at 1800m in Aust.

Brightlands Star. Winner at 1350m in Aust.

Magnetic East. Winner at 2000m in Aust.

El Shahar. Winner. See above.

Zipnotic. Unraced. Dam of-

Zipalang. 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m to 2014-15, SAJC Mac Just Over? Don't Drive H.

About Me. 6 wins to 1500m, A$120,730, SAJC Matt Grantham's 40th Birthday H., 2d MVRC Hamper World H., SAJC One Solution Mobile & Data H., Betfair H., Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., 3d SAJC Judy Morton H., Star of Christmas Final H., 4th SAJC Redelva S., L.

Zipnotized. 2 wins at 1250m, 1400m to 2014-15, SAJC Ice Break P., 2d SAJC Drink Driving? Grow Up H., 3d SAJC Irish Race Day H., Pura Milk H.


3rd dam

DUBAI LASS, by Bletchingly. Winner at 2, SAJC Bianco Lady H., 2d SAJC Galway Pipe H. Sister to WILD RAMPAGE, Dubai Centre, Miss Elliot (dam of FOR THE MOMENT). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Nicola Lass (Scenic). 7 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1400m, A$275,330, VATC Love a Show H., Information & Technology P., IGA H., Swinburne University Chancellors P., Hyland Sportswear H., Kilshery H., Vitalic H., 2d VATC Tristarc S., Gr.3, SAJC Empire Ridge 2YO H., 3d VRC Eugene Gorman H. Dam of-

NICONERO (Danzero). Joint second on 2008-09 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (intermediate). 13 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$3,096,280, 920,000Dhs, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, MRC Futurity S., Gr.1-twice, WATC Fruit 'n' Veg S., Gr.1-twice, MVRC Waterford Crystal Mile H., Gr.2, VRC Aurie's Star H., L, MRC Autumn S., L, Anniversary Vase, L, Soultine H., SAJC Tapestry Wines H., Collex H., 2d AJC All-Aged S., Gr.1, VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, MRC Sir Rupert Clarke S., Gr.1, Toorak H., Gr.1, CF Orr S., Gr.1, 3d MRC Toorak H., Gr.1, WATC Railway S., Gr.1, MRC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.3, Victoria H., Gr.3, SAJC Spring S., Gr.3, 4th AJC George Main S., Gr.1, VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, MRC Toorak H., Gr.1, WATC Railway S., Gr.1, Nad al Sheba Dubai Duty Free, Gr.1, MRC Memsie S., Gr.2.

NICCONI (Bianconi). Joint top of 2008-09 Australasian 3YO Classification (sprint). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, £16,110, A$997,450, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, MVRC Ian McEwen S., Gr.3, MRC Wellington Racing Club S., L, Fairfax 2YO H., MVRC H., 2d MRC D'Urban S., Gr.2, 3d MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, VRC Danehill S., Gr.3, STC Darby Munro H., L, 4th AJC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot King's Stand S., Gr.1, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Sire.

Recooperate (General Nediym). 3 wins at 1050m, 1250m, SAJC Elected Members H., Guinness H., 2d MRC Debutant S., L, SAJC Distinctive Homes H., Tooheys New H., 3d SAJC Tori Park Stud H.

Holly Go Lightly (Desert King). Placed, 2d SAJC Hill-Smith S., L, MRC Skyy Blue P.H.