Please Release Me

Please Release Me

Sire: Postponed

Dam: Embargo

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 14 year old

Foaled: Aug 26th, 2008

Country: Australia

Silks: White, Black Shamrocks (B&F), Black & Red Striped Sleeves & Quartered Cap


Miss M Gazzard & B A Inglis

Career Record: 42-3-4-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    7.1 %
  • Place
    19.0 %





Bay mareFoaled in 2008

SireSummer SquallStorm BirdNorthern Dancer
POSTPONED (USA) Weekend SurpriseSecretariat
1997Bridal TeaGulchMr. Prospector
  Chapel of DreamsNorthern Dancer
DamO'ReillyLast TycoonTry My Best
EMBARGO (NZ) CourtzaPompeii Court
2003Te Akau SecretLord BallinaBletchingly
  Come TellComeram

POSTPONED (USA) (1997). 4 wins-1 at 2, Belmont Peter Pan S., Gr.2. Sire of 459 rnrs, 257 wnrs, 14 SW, inc. Wait a Sec, etc. Sire of the dams of 93 rnrs, 50 wnrs, inc. SW Rising Romance, SP Coral Coast, Orutan, Master Pat, O'Naturelle, Jet Trac, Diamond Grace and of Jay Jay d'Ar, Collinstreet, Kontiki Dane, Romelo, Postnthyme, Ysabella Brave, All's Fair, Outstanding, Red Jewel Girl, Amalfi, Rock Solid, etc.


1st dam

EMBARGO, by O'Reilly. Placed at 3 in NZ. Half-sister to DISTINCTLY SECRET, La Confidente (dam of SONIC-X). Dam of six foals, all raced, four winners, inc:-

Please Release Me (f. by Postponed). 3 wins. See below.

Letmego (f. by No Excuse Needed). 4 wins to 1300m, BOP RC Matamata Veterinary Services S., ARC Lindauer H., Hospice North Shore H.

Appoint (g. by Dubawi). 4 wins to 1400m, A$87,615, MRC Sportingbet Best Tote H., Dandenong Market P., 2d MRC Scintillo at Ridgeview Park H., 3d MRC H.

Lady Em (f. by Sir Percy). 2 wins at 1600m, 2100m, CJC Avon City Ford H., 3d Otago RC KB Contractors H.

Miss Catherine (f. by Shamoline Warrior). Placed to 2018-19, 3d Whangarei RC Tavistock Syndicate Owners 2YO H.


2nd dam

TE AKAU SECRET, by Lord Ballina. Winner at 1400m in NZ. Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

DISTINCTLY SECRET (Distinctly North). Champion Older Male in NZ in 2002-03 & 2003-04 (Intermediate). 10 wins from 1300m to 2200m, NZ$934,928, A$759,500, Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1, QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2-twice, BTC Rough Habit P., L, Hawkes Bay Coffey Davidson H., Te Runga 3YO H., Waikato RC Robert Harris Cafe Hamilton H., Counties RC South Auckland Racing Club 3YO S., 2d ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Kelt Capital S., Gr.1-twice, Waikato RC International S., Gr.1, MRC Sandown Classic, Gr.2, 3d MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Manawatu RC Awapuni Gold Cup, Gr.2.

Naruto. 2 wins at 1000m, 1400m, Singapore TC Kranji D S., Novice S., 2d Singapore TC Initiation P.

La Confidente. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

SONIC-X (Alamosa). 4 wins at 1400m, 1700m in 2018 in Malaysia, Penang TC Dr Lim Ah Soo Memorial Trophy, L.

Embargo. See above.


3rd dam

Come Tell, by Comeram. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, VATC Ripponlea H., Sweet Nell H., 2d VRC Gallantic H., L, VATC Jewel H., L. Blood-sister to ALLEZ SHOW. Dam of 8 foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

Dai Lo Ban. 8 wins from 1200m to 1800m, A$127,625, VRC EPB Associates H., City of Moonee Valley H., 2d WATC In the Pink H., CIBC Eyres Reed H., MVRC F Dempsey H., 3d VRC Navy Day H., WATC Summer Beau H., Pago Mystery H.

Skytell. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$142,395, VATC Samson H., MVRC Gold Bake Pie & Pastie H., VATC Sovereign Red H., Belmont H., 2d VATC Gippsland Sprint Final H., Din San Nurseries Welter H., Luther's Luck H., Australian Racing Writers' P.H., VRC Victorian Horse Council Welter, Dulcify H., 3d MVRC Towpax Products P.H.

Overcome. 3 wins at 1350m, 1400m, Waikato RC Ardsley Stud H., Thornton Hall H., 2d Matamata RC Fairview Ford H. Dam of-

Daraldo. 4 wins at 1600m, ARC Lion Red H., WRC Trax Bar & Café H., 2d ARC Deutz H., Lindauer Brut H., Lindauer H., Ecolab H., Waikato RC Wallace Construction H., Belvedere Farm H., WRC Cambridge Hotel Yates Horrocks H., Manawatu RC Murphy Properties H., Taranaki RC Central Forklifts Consolation H., 3d ARC Ecolab Excelerate H.

Imposelle. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, SAJC Clipsal Safety Switch H., 2d SAJC Gay Icarus H., Bruce Winter H. Dam of-

Silence the Critic - Switch on (Sing.). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Singapore TC Benchmark 53 H., Class 5 H., 2d Singapore TC Auckland Racing Club Trophy, Benchmark 62 H., Benchmark 48 H., 3d Singapore TC Benchmark 62 H.

Another Decade. 4 wins from 1100m to 1700m in Aust.

Te Akau Secret. Winner. See above.


4th dam

SHOW AND TELL, by Showdown. Unraced. Sister to LIDO GIRL, ADVERT, Show Francaise (dam of ALLEZ SHOW), No No Nanette (dam of RANCHO RULER). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Come Tell (Comeram). 3 wins. See above.

Mill Trouper. 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2050m, SAJC Vaguely Ours H.

Twice As Sharp. 4 wins from 1000m to 2200m in Aust.


Race Record:

3 wins from 1600m to 2200m, CJC Accessman H., Otago RC Gardens New World H., 2d South Canterbury RC Timaru Cup, L, Otago RC Vincent George Travel Managers H., CJC Pit Stop Christchurch H., 3d Timaru Cup, L, CJC Dunedin Gold Cup Trial, Southland RC Invercargill Cup, Otago RC More FM H.


Produce Record: Dam of one foal.

2018 f. by Americain.


Served by Highland Reel. Date of last service, 07.11.2018.