Stallions › Conatus female line

Dam

  • LIGHT UP THE WORLD. 8 wins, $330,878, AJC Challenge S-G2, STC Queen of the Turf S-G3, Premiere S-G3, Birthday Card H-LR, Triscay P, Paralympic P, AJC Silks Bar H, 2d STC Missile S-G3, 3d STC Frederick Clissold H-G3, 4th STC Festival H-LR. Dam of 7 foals, 6 raced, 3 winners –
    • WORLD PEACE (by Danehill*). Won $204,550, MRC Blue Diamond Preview-G3, 2d STC Birthday Card S-LR, 3d Blue Diamond S-G1.
    • Conatus (by Danehill*). See record.
    • My Sheriff (by Chief’s Crown*). 2 wins, QTC Hondomatic H.

2nd Dam

  • CHRISTMAS SPIRIT. Unraced. Half-sister to EUPHORIA (AJC Champagne S-G1 – dam of FLEET), CHRISTMAS TREE (Sire), and to JEWEL IN THE CROWN, the grandam of SO GORGEOUS (dam of TIPUNGWUTI). From a half-sister to JOIE DENISE (the dam of SUNDAY JOY, TUESDAY JOY), and to the dams of JOIE DE GRISE, ARLINGTON ROAD, MISS MINDEN, and grandam of MISS DANEHILL, PENTASTIC. Dam of 9 foals, 7 winners inc –
    • LIGHT UP THE WORLD (by Rory’s Jester). See above.
    • Doctor’s Orders (by Alzao*). 8 wins, $139,505, AJC Pure Fire H, 2d WATC Tattersalls Cup-LR, 3d STC W J McKell Cup-LR.
    • Tycoon Joy (by Last Tycoon*). Winner. Dam of –
      • BENTLEY BISCUIT (Last Tycoon*; Bletchingly). 11 wins, $1,286,825, AJC T J Smith S-G2, All-Aged S-G1, The Shorts-G3, 3d AJC Doncaster H-G1, 4th AJC The Galaxy-G1.
    • Joy (by Bluebird*). Unraced. Dam of –
      • THORN PARK (by Spinning World*). 9 wins, $1,535,725, QTC Stradbroke H-G1, AJC Hobartville S-G2, 3d VRC Australian Gns-G1.

CONATUS

Danehill – Light Up The World (Rory’s Jester)

Conatus is one of only three sires in Australia and New Zealand directly descended from Denise’s Joy, considered one of the greatest modern matriarchs in Australia. This family is considered as one of the best G1 producing families in Australia.

The descendants of the DENISES JOY (G1) family include such luminaries of the Australian turf as JOIE DENISE G1, SUNDAY JOY G1, MISS DANEHILL G1, ARLINGTON ROAD G1, THORN PARK G1, EUPHORIA G1, LIGHT UP THE WORLD G2, PENTASTIC G2, CHRISTMAS TREE G2, WORLD PEACE G3, WILD QUEEN G3, MISS MINDEN L, JEWEL IN THE CROWN L, etc.

Conatus is from LIGHT UP THE WORLD (8 wins and $330,000 inc STC Queen of the Turf S G2, AJC Challenge S G2) LIGHT UP THE WORLD is a half sister to JOY, dam of THORN PARK (won $1.5 million inc QTC Stradbroke H’cap G1 plus four other G2 wins).

Light Up The World is also the dam of WORLD PEACE (Won $204,550 inc MRCV Blue Diamond Preview G3, 3rd MRCV Blue Diamond G1, 2nd STC Birthday Card L, 3rd MRCV CS Hayes S G3).

World Peace is from CHRISTMAS SPIRIT (unraced) halfsister to EUPHORIA (G1), CHRISTMAS TREE (G2), and JEWEL IN THE CROWN (L) , the grand-dam of SO GORGEOUS (G2) and CUMBRIA (G3). From a half sister to JOIE DENISE (dam of SUNDAY JOY G1), and to the dams of JOIE DE GRISE (G1), ARLINGTON ROAD (G1), MISS MINDEN (L), and the grandam of MISS DANEHILL (G1), PENTASTIC (G2).

The horse will leap over trenches, will jump out of them, will do anything else, provided one grants him praise and respite after his accomplishment.

—Xenophon