Darci's Affair


Sire: Darci Brahma

Dam: Bye Bye Affair

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 9 year old

Foaled: Sep 16th, 2010

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Dark Blue, Yellow Hoops And Sleeves, Purple Cap


M Ginnane, D Smith, G Mann, P Mann & Murray Livestock Pty Ltd Syndicate (Mgr: Mrs D E Murray)

Career Record: 58-7-8-7

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    12.1 %
  • Place
    25.9 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2010

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
DARCI BRAHMA (NZ) RazyanaHis Majesty
2002Grand EchezeauxZabeelSir Tristram
  RichebourgVice Regal
DamBlack Tie AffairMiswakiMr. Prospector
BYE BYE AFFAIR (USA) Hat Tab GirlAl Hattab
1994Bye Bye MercedesRoman LineRoman

DARCI BRAHMA (NZ) (Bay 2002-Stud 2007). 10 wins-4 at 2, New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Second on NZ Sire LIst 2013-14. Sire of 377 rnrs, 262 wnrs, 27 SW, inc. Julinsky Prince (WRC Windsor Park P., Gr.1), Recite, Nashville, Risque, Artistic, Irish Fling, Gust of Wind, Rasa Lila, Leading Role, Valbuena, No More Tears, Darci be Good, Malandrino - Best Show (H.K.), Super Easy, Windborne, Honor That, Replique, Another Coup, Darci's Dream, etc.


1st dam

BYE BYE AFFAIR, by Black Tie Affair. Unplaced. Half-sister to MERCEDES WON, Brocco's Delight (dam of KERT), Cross Country (dam of SHE'S COUNTRY, COUNTRY LANE). Dam of eight named foals, seven to race, all winners, inc:-

Valiant Soldier (g. by Keeper). 6 wins at 1200m to 2015-16 in Macau, 3d Macau Chairman's Challenge Cup, L, 4th Macau Sprint Trophy, L, Macau 4YO Prelude, L, Lisboa Prelude, L.

Darci's Affair (g. by Darci Brahma). 5 wins. See below.

Fire Angel (f. by Stravinsky). 5 wins from 1200m to 2000m in KoreaClass 1 winner.

Don Sebastian (g. by High Chaparral). 2 wins at 1300m, 2000m, 2d WATC Perth Racing on Facebook H., 3d MRC Ricoh H.

Level Up (f. by Stravinsky). 3 wins from 1000m to 2000m in Korea. Dam of-

Sb Love. 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m in 2015 in Korea.

Clancy Strand (g. by Montjeu). 2 wins at 2m in Ireland.

Classy Affair (f. by Octagonal). Winner at 2200m in NZ. Dam of-

Sun Viking. 2 wins at 1000m, 1700m in Korea.


2nd dam

BYE BYE MERCEDES, by Roman Line. Unraced. Dam of 13 named foals, 10 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

MERCEDES WON (Air Forbes Won). Champion 2YO colt in Canada in 1988. 12 wins-5 at 2-from 6f to 9f, US$1,087,435, Gulfstream Florida Derby, Gr.1, Saratoga Hopeful S., Gr.1, Sanford S., Gr.2, Woodbine Grey S., Gr.3, Finger Lakes Crittenden S., L, Rochester Cup S., L, Woodbine Swynford S., L, 2d Gulfstream Fountain of Youth S., Gr.2, Woodbine Durham Cup, Can-2, Gulfstream Palm Beach S., L, Finger Lakes Farmington H., L, Woodbine Fair Play S., L, 3d Arlington Park Washington Park H., Gr.2, Turfway Jim Beam S., Gr.2, Tampa Bay Derby, Gr.3, Gulfstream Creme Fraiche H., L, Finger Lakes Breeders' Cup H., L. Sire.

Brocco's Delight. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of-

KERT (General Nediym). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1700m, A$158,212, VRC Gibson Carmichael S., L, 2d VRC Life Saving Victoria P., SAJC Hindmarsh Plumbing H., Melbourne Cup Live at Morphettville H., 3d SAJC Birthday Cup, L, VRC Henry Bolte H., 4th MRC Blue Sapphire S., L.

Cryptianna. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

Kadasha. Winner at 1200m, 2d SAJC It's Xmas - Call the Broadway Butcher H. Dam of-

AUGUSTA PROUD (More Than Ready). 9 wins-6 at 2-to 1200m, A$1,739,028, SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.3, RN Irwin S., Gr.3, Dermody Lightning S., L, Queen Adelaide S., L, 2d SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, 3d SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3. Dam of-

THYME FOR ROSES (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 2, A$137,525, in 2015-16, VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3, ATC TAB More Than Just Winning 2YO P.

Cross Country. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

SHE'S COUNTRY (Kenfair). 3 wins from 1400m to 2400m, NZ$186,050, New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Avondale JC Portage Peninsula Hotel 3YO S., Rotorua RC Winners Cafe H., 3d ARC Royal S., Gr.2, WRC New Zealand Bloodstock H. Dam of-

SHE RULES (Commands). 7 wins from 1200m to 1800m, NZ$109,675, A$2,500, WRC Cuddle S., Gr.3, Whangarei RC Spring P., Waikato RC Micam Aluminium H., Fairdale Stud Fully Fledged H., Loch Haven Thoroughbreds H., 3d Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2.

COUNTRY LANE (Success Express). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$211,400, VATC Victoria H., Gr.3, MVRC Qantas Frequent Flyer H., Canny Lass H., VATC Vice Chancellor's Sprint, Wynette H., 2d VATC Tristarc S., Gr.3, VRC Matron S., L, 3d VATC Summoned S., L, Mercedes-Benz H., L. Producer.

Country Road. Winner at 1200m, 2d MVRC Oceana H. Dam of-

Pedante. Winner at 1100m, 2d VATC Honda CRV H., 3d VATC WJ Adams 2YO H. Dam of-

TAAMEER (General Nediym). 5 wins-3 at 2-to 1450m, A$176,482, MVRC William Crockett S., L, SAJC Walter Brown S., L, MRC Arborea H., MVRC Eskander Betstar 2YO P. Dam of-

BULBULA (Shamardal). Winner at 2, A$163,130, MRC Merson Cooper S., L, 2d VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3, 3d MRC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3.

Kitty Car. Unraced. Dam of-

Kitty and Boo. Winner at 2, 4th Bay Meadows Malcolm Anderson S., L. Dam of-

BOOZER (Unusual Heat). 7 wins from 6½f to 8½f, US$556,792, to 2016, Santa Anita California Flag H., L, Sensational Star S., L, Los Alamitos RC Bertrando S., L, 2d Santa Anita California Cup Turf Classic S., L.


Race Record: 27 Starts 5-4-3 A$122,430.

5 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$122,430, to 2015-16, BRC Driver Recruitment H., 2d ATC Tab.com.au H., 3d ATC TAB Quaddie H.