Monet's Muse


Sire: Choisir

Dam: French Elle

Colour: Bay

Gender: Filly

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Sep 23rd, 2013

Country: Australia





Foaled 23rd September 2013

SireDanehill DancerDanehillDanzig
CHOISIR (AUS) Mira AdondeSharpen Up
1999Great SelectionLunchtimeSilly Season
  Pensive MoodBiscay
DamHonour and GloryRelaunchIn Reality
FRENCH ELLE (AUS) Fair to AllAl Nasr
1999Cote NormandeCaroFortino

CHOISIR (AUS) (Chestnut 1999-Stud 2003). 7 wins-3 at 2, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire of 1304 rnrs, 831 wnrs, 69 SW, inc. Olympic Glory (Longchamp Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere, Gr.1), Starspangledbanner, Obviously, Sacred Choice, Historian, Choice Bro, Japonisme, Kushadasi, Sir Moments, Dreamscape, Hurried Choice, Glory Awaits, Celtic Dancer, Stimulation, Chandlery, Champagne Harmony, Gold Water, Incumbent, Eloping, Big Money, Monsieur Joe, etc.


1st dam

FRENCH ELLE, by Honour and Glory. 3 wins at 1300m, 1600m, MRC Orient H., SAJC Mitsubishi Lancer VRX H., Alannan H., 2d SAJC Bookmakers League H., 3d SAJC Carlton Draught H. Half-sister to GREAT NORMAND. This is her third living foal. Dam of one foal to race-

OCEAN CHALLENGER (f. by Rubiton). 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$393,095, MVRC Trojan Hand Tools S., Gr.3, MRC Bonanova H., WJ (Bill) Adams H., Congratulations Peter Moody H., SAJC Elysees From Tori Park H., Thiess Kentz H., M Collins & Sons Contractors H., 2d SAJC Penny Edition S., L, MVRC Epworth Doctors & Staff H., SAJC Channel 9 50th Year H., MVRC TEAC Flashback H., SAJC Penna Michael Accountants H., Zobel Finance H., 3d SAJC Queen of the South S., Gr.2, HC Nitschke S., L, MRC Joyce de Highden H., MVRC CFMEU 8 Hour Labour Day P., SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H.


2nd dam

COTE NORMANDE, by Caro. Winner at 1600m in France. Half-sister to CLUB ROYALE - MASTERMIND (H.K.), Citingo. Dam of 13 named foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

GREAT NORMAND (Monteverdi). 8 wins from 1m to 9f, US$553,099, Meadowlands Cup, Gr.1, Monmouth Longfellow H., Gr.3, Bet Twice S., L, 2d Monmouth Red Bank H., Gr.3, Oceanport H., Gr.3, Hialeah Ocala H., L, Monmouth Battlefield S., L, 3d Meadowlands Rutgers H., Gr.2, Cliff Hanger H., Gr.3, Hialeah Dolphin H., L, 4th Meadowlands New Jersey Turf Classic S., Gr.3. Sire.

French Elle. 3 wins. See above.

Ruanaidh. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, 2d MRC Burberry H.

Juno Beach. Winner at 1200m, 2d VATC Bill Collins H., 3d VATC Eat Well Live Well H. Dam of-

Whitehaven Girl. 6 wins to 1200m, A$229,755, MRC Adelina H., Reveille H., 2d VRC Crown Promenade Trophy, MRC Ascot H., AJC Sydney City Toyota H., Prostate Cancer Institute H., MRC Scarlet Bisque H., May H., Orientate H., 3d VRC Long Tan H., Henry Bolte H., MRC Australasian Shopfitting P., Sportsbet H., 4th SAJC WH Wylie H., L.

Out Do Me. 3 wins from 1500m to 1600m, 3d SAJC Escape Travel H.

Welcome Invader. 2 wins at 2000m, 2400m in 2014-15 in Aust.

Excelsior Park. 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m in Aust.

Joanne Mary. 6 wins to 1400m in Aust.

Gates Fly. 3 wins from 1300m to 1850m in Aust.

Bolder Beauty. 3 wins in U.S.A.

Go Diamond. Winner at 2100m in Aust.


3rd dam

CIVETTE, by Mincio. 4 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, Varese Premio Virginio Curti, L, 3d Milan Premio dell'Avvenire, L. Sister to CITHERON, half-sister to CIBOR, Brave Mimi (dam of ISLAY), Cybale (dam of CONTENANCE). Dam of 18 foals, 14 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

CLUB ROYALE - MASTERMIND (H.K.) (Garde Royale). 5 wins at 1600m, RHKJC Stewards' Cup, HK-1, Repulse Bay H., Saint-Cloud Prix Phebe, 2d Hong Kong Invitation Bowl, HK-1, Longchamp Prix de Versailles, 4th RHKJC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, HK-2. Sire.

Citingo (Satingo). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 800m to 2100m, Saint-Cloud Prix du Debut, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Fast Fox, 3d Evry Prix Herod, L.

Cechov. 2 wins at 1800m, 2000m, Evry Prix des Vaux de Cernay, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Manneville, 4th Longchamp Prix des Epinettes, L.

Corsaire Normand. Winner at 2100m, Saint-Cloud Prix de Taverny.

Carnaby Green. Unraced. Dam of-

Zoomcar (Zaizoom). Winner at 2, 2d Bay Meadows Cypress West Farm H., L.

Caroline Cherie. Unraced. Dam of-

Jimmy Coggins (Khartoum). 26 wins-1 at 2, 2d Laurel Hirsch Jacobs S., L.


4th dam

CIBOULETTE, by Vandale. Winner in France. Half-sister to COUSIN PONS, DECY, Cosette (dam of CLAQUESOUS, COURFEYRAC). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

CITHERON (Mincio). 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, Saint-Cloud Prix Eugene Adam, Gr.2, Deauville Prix des Yearlings, L, 3d Longchamp Prix de la Salamandre, Gr.1, Prix Ganay, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Edmond Blanc, Gr.3. Sire.

CIVETTE (Mincio). 4 wins. See above.

CIBOR (Buisson d'Or). 3 wins from 2150m to 2600m, Saint-Cloud Handicap d'Ete, L, 2d Chantilly Prix Henri Greffulhe, L.

Brave Mimi. 2 wins at 1600m, 1650m in France. Dam of-

ISLAY (Top Command). 4 wins at 1100m, 1600m, Evry Prix des Reves d'Or, L.

Hilna. Unraced. Dam of-

CALAMITY JANE (Don Roberto). 2 wins in Belgium, Groenendael Prix Lunden, L, 2d Boitsfort Prix des Eleveurs, L.

Cybale. Winner in France. Dam of-

CONTENANCE (Luciano). 4 wins in Germany, Krefeld Ludwig Goebels Erinnerungsrennen, Gr.3, Neuss Grosser Preis der International Harvester, Gr.3, 2d Grosser Preis der Stadt Mulheim an der Ruhr, L, 3d Cologne Hitchcock Rennen, Gr.3. Producer.