Franco Spartan


Account of Spreydon Lodge Ltd, Christchurch



Born 30th October 2022

Bay Colt


M 311


Always B Miki (USA)

Always A Virgin

Western Ideal

Western Hanover


Big Towner




Ain't No Stopn Me

Big Towner

Swedish Franco


Bettor's Delight

Cam's Card Shark

Cam Fella

Classic Wish

Armbro Emerson

San Rafaella

Western Ideal

Western Hanover

San Sophia


Family of Mamie (USA)

ALWAYS B MIKI (USA); p.3, 1.47.8m; 1.46m $2,826,176. Sire of 212 rnrs, 141 wnrs, (23 in 1.55) and $5,776,938 incl Tricky Miki (1.55.8, $342,033, WA Derby), Taking The Miki (1.54.2, $308,598, WA Oaks), Franco Indie (1.51.9, $177,291, NZ Sires Stks 2yo Final), Joyful (1.54.6, $164,715, Vicbred Super Series 2yof Final), The Miki Taker (1.55.6, $157,978, WA Pearl Classic), You're So Fine (1.54.9, $160,130), Future Assured (1.50.9).

1st dam

SWEDISH FRANCO (Bettor's Delight) (1.59.6, 2400m; 5 wins 2 places $30,076). Sister to PUNTARNO STRIDE. Half-sister to FRANCO SINATRA, FRANCO SANTINO, SELENA FRANCO. This is her first foal.

2nd dam

SAN RAFAELLA (Western Ideal) (1.52.3m, Aust). (1.54.8; 7 wins 3 places $42,755) Plus 3 NSW wins at MP $33,850. Sister to PRIVATE JOKE. Half-sister to HILLTOP SURFER, (OUR) SANTA CATALINA, HILLTOP SOPHIA, LETSDANCETONIGHT, RAGING BULL, RED WEST, THISBEACHRIGHTHERE. Dam of 8 foals, 5 to race, 5 winners incl-

PUNTARNO STRIDE (Bettor's Delight) (1.56.4f, 1680m) 13 Vic & Tas wins incl 2 at Hobart, 2 at Melton $180,561 to date, incl 3d 2022 Tas Cup, Gr.1, Vic Metropolitan Pace Final, Gr.3.

FRANCO SANTINO (Christian Cullen) (p.3, 1.52; 1.56.7, 2200m; 9 wins 11 places $90,969, incl 2d Invercargill Cup, Gr.3, 3d Southern Supremacy Stks Final, Gr.2).

FRANCO SINATRA (Captaintreacherous) (p.3, 1.57, 1980m; 5 wins at 3, 2 places from only 8 starts $45,390 to date).

SELENA FRANCO (McArdle) (1.57, 2000m; 4 wins 6 places $27,080) dam of-

COMMANDER BEN (Art Major) (p.3, 1.56.8, 1980m; 2 wins at 3, 6 places $29,101 to date).

3rd dam

SAN SOPHIA (Artsplace) (p.2, TT 1.52.6m; p.3, 1.54.2f). 5 USA wins at 2 & 3 $86,164, incl leg of NJSS, Lou Babic Mem Elim. Sister to GALLERIA, NATIONAL GALLERY. Half-sister to LOUVRE, MIKES FILLY, THE HERMITAGE, TOPKAPI PALACE. Dam of 11 foals, 11 to race, 10 winners incl-

PRIVATE JOKE (Western Ideal) (p.3, 1.52.2m; 1.52.4m). 16 USA wins $153,625, dam of-

LIVE AND LET DI (Malicious) (p.3, 1.55.2h; 1.51.8h). 26 USA wins $84,500 to date.

PRIVATE DI (Mach Three) (p.2, 1.59.4h; p.3, 1.58.2h; 1.57.6h). 16 USA wins $25,050.

ONLYTHEGOODDIYOUNG (Betterthancheddar) (p.3, 1.56.8h). 5 USA wins at 3 $14,307 to date.

Stakes Engagements: NZSS, Breeders Crown, Vicbred

Contact: Anna Murphy. Phone 021 071 1557