Sire: Bel Esprit

Dam: Captivating

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 14 year old

Foaled: Sep 16th, 2006

Country: Australia

Silks: Purple, Silver V And Cap


L A Smith, M A O'Connell, P Laspatzis, Mrs T Smith, L Ierace, R J Wood, Ms L Papworth, M Cooper & L Palmer

Career Record: 19-3-0-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    15.8 %
  • Place
    5.3 %





Bay mareFoaled in 2006

SireRoyal AcademyNijinskyNorthern Dancer
BEL ESPRIT (AUS) Crimson SaintCrimson Satan
  Vin d'AmourAdios
DamKaapstadSir TristramSir Ivor
CAPTIVATING (NZ) Eight CaratPieces of Eight
1992Lady GenesisStar WayStar Appeal

BEL ESPRIT (AUS) (1999). 8 wins-5 at 2, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1. Sire of 923 rnrs, 631 wnrs, 24 SW, inc. Black Caviar (VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1), Bel Sprinter, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Beauty Generation, Costa Viva, Soldi Domani, SP Crossing the Abbey, Gongs, With a Bit of Dash, Gredington, Arrum Boy, Kanga's Eye, Magnufighter, Tarcoola Spirit, Peninsula Links, Mesa, Humma Humma and of Asked to Leave, Blithe Belle, Gresham, etc.


1st dam

CAPTIVATING, by Kaapstad. Winner at 1200m in NZ. Sister to KAPITAIN KASH, Exodus (dam of AEROVELOCITY), half-sister to DANTE'S PARADISO, Lord Vader, Moniette (dam of MA CHOIX). Dam of seven foals, five to race, four winners, inc:-

Enthralling (f. by Volksraad). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, ARC Jacks Fruit Supply 3YO H., Rotorua RC Price & Pierce 3YO H., 2d Marton JC Richards Construction 3YO H. Dam of-

Swissilicious. Winner at 1200m in 2017-18, 2d Counties RC McMillan Equine H.

Caprock (f. by Bel Esprit). 3 wins. See below.

Mears Cleary (g. by Bahhare). 3 wins from 1300m to 2000m in Aust.

Enchant (f. by Pentire). Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of-

Rich'n Unhitched (Bachelor Duke). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, NZ$86,225, A$22,620, ARC VRC Trophy, Whangarei RC LJ Hooker Michael Springford Memorial H., ARC Diamonds on Richmond H., 2d ARC Darley P., Gr.3, BOP RC Gartshore Construction H., 3d ARC Tip Top Choc Bar H., Cambridge JC Raffles Farm H.

The Bachelor. 4 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Manawatu RC NZ Travel Brokers H., Aqaba H., 2d Manawatu RC Farmlands Fuel H., Marton JC Farmlands H., Taranaki RC Seaton Park H., 3d Marton JC Southern Rangitikei Veterinary Services H.

Flying Quest. 3 wins at 1200m to 2016-17, HKJC Kings Falcon H., Manawatu RC The Oaks Stud H., 2d WRC Fasttrack Insurance H., 3d HKJC Tai Shue Wan H.

Pipit (f. by Generous). Unraced. Dam of-

Lucky Rise. 4 wins from 1200m to 1900m, Singapore TC Initiation P., Speed Baby H., Benchmark 53 H., Thundering Jet H., 2d Singapore TC Class 4 H.-twice, Open H., Mr Line H., Class 5 H., 3d Singapore TC Kindness S.

Senseofwonder. 2 wins at 1400m in 2016-17 in Aust.

Watch da Cash. Winner at 2050m in NZ.

Two Hearts (f. by Pentire). Unraced. Dam of-

Tusk. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m in NZ.


2nd dam

LADY GENESIS, by Star Way. 2 wins at 1600m, AJC Maidenhead H. Three-quarter-sister to NIMUE, SMILING LIKE, (MR) EUROSTAR, Usha, half-sister to Eustaci (dam of SIRSTACI). Dam of 15 named foals, 12 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

KAPITAIN KASH (Kaapstad). 9 wins from 1400m to 2300m, NZ$170,275, Counties Cup, Gr.2, Rotorua Cup, Gr.3, ARC Body Bronze H., Waikato RC ZHFM H., ARC Support-a-Paedic H., McGinty H., Matamata RC Mapperley Stud H., Waikato RC Atlanta Golf Cambridge H., 4th Auckland Cup, Gr.1, Counties RC Metric Mile, L.

DANTE'S PARADISO (Danske). 5 wins from 1500m to 2000m, A$164,150, NSW Tatt's RC Tattersalls Club Cup, L, AJC Motor Neurone Disease P., STC BMW 5 Series H., West Ashfield H., 2d AJC Villiers S., Gr.2, Leda Holdings Welter H.

Lord Vader (Grosvenor). 6 wins from 1400m to 1900m, A$96,870, STC Campbellfield H., Turrella H., 2d AJC December H., Rogilla Welter H., STC General Electric Welter H., 3d STC Parramatta Cup, L, 4th NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's Club Cup, L.

Exodus. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Dam of-

AEROVELOCITY (Pins). Champion Sprinter in Hong Kong in 2014-15 & 2016-17. 12 wins at 1200m, 1300m, NZ$7,810, S$570,000, HK$35,474,750, 98,780,000¥, to 2016-17 in NZ, Singapore, HK and Japan, Longines Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1-twice, Chukyo Takamatsunomiya Kinen, Gr.1, Singapore TC Krisflyer International Sprint, Gr.1, HKJC Centenary Sprint Cup, L, Premier Bowl H., L, Sha Tin Vase, L, 2d HKJC Chairman's Sprint Prize, L, 3d HKJC Premier Bowl H., Gr.2, BOCHK Wealth Management Jockey Club Sprint, Gr.2.

Moniette. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

MA CHOIX (Choisir). 5 wins at 1600m, 1800m, R443,625, Kenilworth Victress S., Gr.3, Durbanville Thank You for For Joining Us H., Kenilworth Cape Town Prawn Festival H., 2d Kenilworth Racing Its'a Rush H., Happy Hour on Raceday P., 3d Greyville East Coast H., L, Kenilworth Thank You for Your Patronage H.


Race Record:

3 wins from 1200m to 1600m in Aust.


Produce Record: Dam of one named foal.

2015 f. Jayrock, by Jayemzed. Unraced.

2017 f. by Jimmy Creed.


Slipped in 2013, 2014; not served in 2015, 2017.