Chestnut Horse, April 28, 2004
19 starts, Black-type Winner

By PEINTRE CELEBRE (1994), [G1] European horse of the year. Sire of
46 black type winners, including Pride [G1] ($1,932,513, hwt), Dai Jin
[G1] ($702,526, hwt), Pearl of Love [G1] (hwt), Bentley Biscuit [G1] (12
wins, $1,145,420), Castledale (IRE) ($864,423, Santa Anita Derby [G1],
etc.), Sudan (IRE) [G1] ($476,323), Mr Sandgroper [G1] ($415,485).

1st dam
MYSTERIOUS GUEST, by Barathea. Winner at 3 and 4, 28,814 euro in France.
Total: $26,254. Dam of 7 foals of racing age, including a 2-year-old of
2010, six to race, 5 winners, including--
 MYSTERIOUS PEINTRE (FR) (c. by Peintre Celebre). Black type winner,
   see below.
MYSTERIOUS LINA (FR) (f. by Linamix). Winner at 2 and 3, 91,510 euro
   in France, Prix La Sorellina-Casino d’Arcachon, 2nd Darley Prix de la
[G3], Prix de la Calonne. Total: $115,614.
   Blind Shaft (c. by Linamix). 5 wins at 3 and 4, 2009, 96,200 euro in France.
   Total: $135,948.
   Myster King (g. by Kingsalsa). Winner at 2, 2009 in France.

2nd dam
, by Miswaki. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners, including--
   Mysterious Land. 2 wins. Dam of
Nister Bere (FR) (c. by Verglas-IRE).

3rd dam
Sweet Mover
, by Nijinsky II. Winner at 3 in England, 2nd Virginia S.
   Half-sister to
   (dam of REIGNING COUNTESS [G3]; etc.; granddam of MISS TURKANA
, 9 wins, $508,281; GRAFIN, etc.; great-granddam of MAMOOL
, Total: $1,168,509; ALY’S ALLEY [G3], $902,210; etc.),
SHADES OF PEACE, Sir Roland. Dam of 4 winners, including--
WEDDING OF THE SEA. Winner at 2 and 3, 77,140 euro in France, Prix
           de Ris-Orangis [G3], etc.; placed at 3 in Germany, 3rd Jacobs Golden
           Peitsche [
G2]. Total: $92,017. Dam of 7 winners, including--
  SEA DART. 3 wins in Ireland, International S. [G2]; winner in Bahrain.
 NEPTUNE’S BRIDE. 5 wins in 7 starts at 3, 87,201 euro in France,
           Prix Fille de l’Air [
G3], Prix La Sorellina, etc.; placed in 1 start at
           3, 6,197 euro in Italy, 3rd Premio Bagutta-Memorial S. Cumani [
           placed at 4, $78,237 in N.A./U.S., 2nd Black Helen H. [
G2], etc. Total:
           $175,457. Dam of
Sea Chariot (Total: $127,916).

Race Record: (In France) at 2, two wins, 3 times 2nd (Criterium du Fonds
Europeen de l’Elevage); at 3, two wins, once 2nd in 3 starts. Totals: 4
wins, four times 2nd in 8 starts, earned 87,800 euro. (In N.A./U.S.) at
3, one win (Mel’s Hope S., CRC, $27,000), once 3rd (Pete Axthelm S. [L],
CRC, $9,300); at 4, one win, once 2nd; at 5, unplaced in 1 start. Totals:
2 wins, once 2nd, once 3rd, earned $114,718. Total: $229,350.
photograph by Jamey Price