Sire: Manhattan Rain

Colour: Bay

Dam: Shibuya

Sex: Mare

Age: 6

Foaled: Aug 20, 2014

Country: Australia




Bay or Brown mareFoaled in 2014

SireEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
MANHATTAN RAIN (AUS) Shoal CreekStar Way
2006Shantha's ChoiceCanny LadBletchingly
  Dancing ShowNijinsky
DamHussonetMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
SHIBUYA (AUS) SacahuistaRaja Baba
2008Hustle BustleCatrailStorm Cat
  LurestinaSir Tristram

MANHATTAN RAIN (AUS) (2006). 2 wins at 2, AJC Sires Produce S., Gr.1. Sire of 277 rnrs, 171 wnrs, 13 SW, inc. She Will Reign (ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), Whisky Baron, Wild Rain, Moonovermanhattan, Scarlet Rain, Jamaican Rain, Runaway, Let Me Sleep on It, Indian Thunder, Manhattan Street, Crafty, Manapine, Ondina, SP Flandersrain, Tango Rain, etc. Sire of the dams of Nouvelle Escale, Bowery Breeze, Qualify, Royal Family, Mygirlfrankie, etc.


1st dam

SHIBUYA, by Hussonet. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to MISS DARCEY, half-sister to HURRIED CHOICE. Dam of three named foals, one to race, inc:-

Shibuya Crossing (g. by Starcraft). 7 wins from 1400m to 1800m, A$99,307, to 2019-20 in Aust.


2nd dam

HUSTLE BUSTLE, by Catrail. Unraced. Half-sister to MISS BUSSELL (dam of MISS DARCEY). Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

HURRIED CHOICE (Choisir). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1300m, A$573,550, AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, STC Theo Marks S., Gr.2, AJC Gimcrack S., L, STC Golden Slipper Day 2YO H., AJC Blues Point Hotel H., 2d STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, Apollo S., Gr.2, Cadbury Favourites Now with Boost H., 3d STC Expressway S., Gr.2, Concorde S., Gr.3, 4th STC Premiere S., Gr.2, AJC San Domenico S., Gr.3.

Busselton. 2 wins at 1350m, 1400m, Ipswich TC RSL Services Club P., 2d BRC Blackdown Accommodation H.

Misty Mountain. 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Malaysia and Singapore.

Quasera. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

Latino Lover. 4 wins from 1900m to 2200m, A$88,360, to 2018-19 in Aust.

Better Choice. Placed at 3 in Aust.


3rd dam

LURESTINA, by Sir Tristram. 8 wins from 1600m to 2200m, NZ$195,720, ARC Auckland Classic, Gr.1, Avondale JC Governor General's Cup, BOP RC Viking Distributors Distance H., Wam Air Conditioners H., 2d ARC New Zealand S., Gr.1, Auckland Cup, Gr.1, Progress Toddlers H., Waikato RC Racing Times H. Sister to STIRRING, half-sister to LANOLIN. Dam of 9 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

MISS BUSSELL (Danzero). 4 wins-3 at 2-to 1400m, A$405,450, AJC Widden S., L, NSW Tatt's RC Cabravale Diggers Club Federation Day H., Gold Coast Guineas, STC Aurora 2YO P., 2d GCTC Magic Millions 2YO Classic S., RL, AJC Keith Mackay H., L, 3d AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, Queensland Derby, Gr.1, 4th BTC Rough Habit P., L. Dam of-

MISS DARCEY (Hussonet). 3 wins from 1200m to 2100m, A$316,630, AJC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3, La Perouse H., 2d VRC Bart Cummings H., L, MRC BMW Melbourne Classic H., STC De Bortoli Wines H., 3d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, Illawarra TC Keith F Nolan Classic, L, Gold Coast Bracelet, L, STC Cincotta Chemist Marrickville H., Boat & Trailer Show H. Producer.

Bearhug. Winner at 2250m, BRC Melbourne Cup Package From $135 P.

Next in Line. 8 wins from 1200m to 1800m, 3d AJC Century Batteries H.

Tina's Crown. 3 wins from 2000m to 2450m, 2d VATC How Now H., MVRC Victorian Institute of Sport H.


4th dam

Noelani, by Battle-Waggon. 5 wins from 1600m to 2200m, Avondale JC Rosehill H., ARC 24th Battalion H., 2d ARC Oliver Nicholson H., L. Half-sister to PRINCE OF BABYLON, Champagne Prince. Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

LURESTINA (Sir Tristram). 8 wins. See above.

LANOLIN (Marscay). 7 wins from 1100m to 2400m, A$313,515, AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3, Hawkesbury RC Merrylands RSL Cup, AJC Sports Factory Cup, STC Cenovis H., 2d STC Baci Chocolates Welter H., AJC Aphrodite's Flying Welter H., Winter Quality P., STC West Leagues Campbelltown H., 3d Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3, Gosford Gold Cup, Gr.3, AJC Australia Day Cup, L-twice, STC Neville Sellwood S., L, AJC Matador Bull Bars Welter H., Rajah Sahib H., 4th STC Frank Underwood Cup, L.

STIRRING (Sir Tristram). 12 wins from 1600m to 2650m, A$310,795, Clarence River JC Grafton Cup, L, VRC Brookside H., MVRC Moreland H., Amana H., Fairfield H., Qld Tatt's RC VB S., 2d Clarence River JC Grafton Cup, L, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Gold Cup, L, MVRC Geoff Madden H., Roman Leathergoods H., QTC K o'Neill Florist H., VATC Adelaide Casino S.H., 3d VRC St Brendans H., Cromwell Welter H., Australian-American Association H., MVRC Famous Grouse Trophy H., Army H., QTC Mighty Q S., 4th VATC Herbert Power H., Gr.2, Moonee Valley Cup, Gr.2.

Top Gallant. 4 wins from 1600m to 2200m, VATC Wellington Race Club H., 2d SAJC Domax H., 3d VATC Stramit Industries H., SAJC Rubiton P., 4th TTC Launceston Cup, Gr.3.


Race Record:



Produce Record: Dam of one foal.

2019 f. by Bon Aurum.


Served by Bon Aurum. Date of last service, 13.10.2019.

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