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Pot Black

Sire: Bel Esprit

Dam: Mrs. Bently

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 9 year old

Foaled: Oct 29th, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: Gold And Blue Diagonal Stripes, Gold Cap And Pom Pom


N J Dyer, P F Gilligan, Mrs A I Neville, M Stockwell, W Foenander, G W Omeara, W Darrington, Mrs L K Thynne, M Meehan, S S O'Meara, R J Thynne, I M Neville O A M, L J Emery, G L Collins & J W Collins, Tat Boys 1 (Mgr: S O'Toole)

Career Record: 49-9-4-5

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    18.4 %
  • Place
    18.4 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2011

SireRoyal AcademyNijinskyNorthern Dancer
BEL ESPRIT (AUS) Crimson SaintCrimson Satan
  Vin d'AmourAdios
DamEuclaseCenturyBetter Boy
MRS. BENTLY (AUS) RubySeventh Hussar
1994TruepennyTrue StatementNodouble
  Toolern GoldVain

BEL ESPRIT (AUS) (Bay 1999-Stud 2003). 8 wins-5 at 2, BTC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1. Leading Aust. Sire of Winners 2012-13. Sire of 756 rnrs, 513 wnrs, 21 SW, inc. Black Caviar (VRC Patinack Classic, Gr.1), Bel Sprinter, Bel Mer, Afleet Esprit, Se Sauver, Gabbidon, Vivacious Spirit, Iconic, Angels Beach, City of Song, Honey Flower, Loveyamadly, Audacious Spirit, Oregon Spirit, Strike the Tiger, Peach Tree, Beltrois, Ken Arok, etc.


1st dam

Mrs. Bently, by Euclase. 13 wins from 1400m to 2050m, A$393,665, MVRC Ferrero Rocher H., Edgell H., Kyneton Cup, MVRC Night Racing H., MV Tabaret H., VBA H., Helga's H., 2d SAJC Baker Young Trophy H., L, MVRC Eat Well Live Well H., VRC Sandarae H., MRC General Command H., MVRC Audi Trophy H., TEAC H., Big Sports Breakfast H., Silmar Jewellery H., 3d MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.3, VATC Heatherlie H., L, VRC Molly Blooms H., MVRC Streets Ice Cream H., VATC Spring Country Cup, MVRC Robert Bosch H., Oaklands Hunt Club H., Hylands Sportswear H., Tooheys New Wodonga Cup. Half-sister to GENTLY BENTLY. Dam of eight named foals, all raced, four winners, inc:-

Bel Sir (g. by Bel Esprit). 9 wins from 1300m to 2050m, A$237,702, to 2015-16, MVRC Sistema Plastics H., Darwin TC Bridge Toyota Cup, 2d SAJC Cam Management H., Darwin TC Bridge Toyota Cup, 3d MVRC Styletread.com.au H.

Red Bently (g. by Testa Rossa). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1800m, TTC Raine and Horne P., 2d TRC Henry Edgell H., It's All About Shoes H., 3d TRC Ingham H., Raine & Horne H., TTC Don Heads H., Tote.com.au H., RF Fergusson H., Rotary Club of Central Launceston H., Foot & Playsted H., Back to Longford New Years H.

Bel Shandy (g. by Bel Esprit). 3 wins to 1200m in Aust.

Pot Black (g. by Bel Esprit). 2 wins. See below.

Bentley Tycoon (g. by Written Tycoon). Placed to 2014-15 in Aust.

God's Best (f. by God's Own). Placed at 3 in Aust.

Miss Bently (f. by Testa Rossa). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

TRUEPENNY, by True Statement. Winner at 1600m in Aust. Half-sister to TOUCH OF GENIUS. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

GENTLY BENTLY (Kind Music). 9 wins to 1300m, A$88,125, Oakbank RC Adelaide Casino S., L, SAJC Rumpus Room H., Balmerino H., Neighbourhood Watch H., 2d SAJC TAB Mystery Bet H., Michelle Lavars Benefit Flying H., 3d SAJC Sizzler Flying H., Frequent Flyer Flying H., Atropine H.

Mrs. Bently (Euclase). 13 wins. See above.

Bently San. Winner at 1800m in Aust.

Rustic Star. Placed in Aust.


3rd dam

Toolern Gold, by Vain. Winner at 1000m, 3d VATC Mona Nursery S., L, MVRC Lyndhurst H. Half-sister to Show of Flowers (dam of BOTANICAL). Dam of 13 named foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

TOUCH OF GENIUS (Sharp Edge). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$114,000, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.2, VATC Barton H., L, Blue Diamond Prelude, L, SAJC Penny Edition H., 2d SAJC Beaumont Babe H., VATC Grange H., 3d SAJC WH Wylie H., L, 4th VRC Lightning S., Gr.2. Sire.

She Zam. Winner at 1500m in Aust. Dam of-

Crasher McCauley (Scenic). 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$166,130, VRC True Version 2YO H., SAJC Stuart Little H., SA Independent Glass H., VATC Ken Sturt H., 2d VATC Vain S., L, MRC Marwong Welter H., SAJC Liz Davenport H., Urgent Request H., Visco 3000 H., 3d MRC EJ Kennon H., SAJC Clipsal Sprint H., VATC Ark Regal H.

Show Mist. Placed at 2 in Aust. Dam of-

Another Genius. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

Tolkaami. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

MOUDRE (Blevic). 8 wins from 1400m to 3200m, A$681,790, VRC Queen's Cup, Gr.3, MRC Heatherlie H., L, VRC Keith Jackson & Colin Johnston H., Henry Bolte H., 2d Geelong Cup, Gr.3, 3d VRC Makybe Diva S., Gr.1, Makybe Diva S., Gr.2, MRC Naturalism S., Gr.3, Geelong Cup, Gr.3, 4th MRC Herbert Power S., Gr.2, VRC Lexus S., Gr.3.

Knock Knock. 11 wins from 1400m to 2600m, A$190,948, SAJC Allan Scott Park H., 2d SAJC Come to Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., 3d SAJC Port Adelaide Plumbing H., 4th SAJC Port Adelaide Cup, L.

Lacryma Ricchezza. Raced twice. Dam of-

Bermondsey. 7 wins to 1250m, A$138,080, SAJC Burns Ceilings & Building Supplies H., Thomas Foods International H., R&B Rotolo H., Projection Graphics H., Sportingbet H., 2d SAJC CA Haigh & WH Wylie Memorial H., Paul's Milk H., Kerry Nelligan H., Boag's Draught H., 3d SAJC Des McNamara H., Express Colour Printing H.-twice, Spring Racing at Morphettville H.


4th dam

GNOTUK SHOW, by Showdown. Unraced. Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Show of Flowers (New Regent). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, VATC Zonda H., Quezette H., 3d VATC Tranquil Star S., Gr.3. Dam of-

BOTANICAL (Prego). 3 wins at 2, QTC Air France H., L, 2d VATC Roseberry H.

Toolern Gold (Vain). Winner. See above.


Race Record: 13 Starts 2-0-4 A$48,615.

2 wins at 1300m, 1600m in 2014-15 in Aust.