Pedigree information


REDOUTE’S CHOICE – 5 wins, 1200-1600m in Australia, Gr1 Blue Diamond S., Gr1 Caulfield Guineas, Gr1 CF Orr S., Gr1Manikato S.. Champion 3yo Miler. Timeform 125. 3x Champion sire in Australia. Sire of Gr1 winners of both sexes. Sire-of-sires of Gr1 winners. Broodmare sire of Gr1 winners.

Notable progeny incl Snitzel (02c – Snippets, Storm Bird); Stratum (02c – Luskin Star, Vain); Miss Finland (03f – Woodman, Sadler’s Wells);

Samantha Miss (05f – Zabeel, Bold Venture); Lankan Rupee (09c – Stravinsky, Zabeel); Lotteria (01f – Sir Tristram, Zamazaan); Melito (06f – Marauding, Prince True); Royal Descent (09f – Kaapstad, Palace Music); Gallica (05f – Kingmambo, Dictus); Fashions Afield (02f – Wild Again, Bletchingly); King’s Rose (07f – Nureyev, Manila); Musir (06c – Encosta de Lago, Mill Reef); Majmu (11f – Hussonet, Smooth Performance); Nadeem (03c – Sound Reason, Oncidium); Dancetaria (15c – Cadeaux Genereux, Vettori); The Autumn Sun (15c – Galileo, Lear Fan); Alabama Express (16c – Encosta de Lago, Royal Applause); Galaxy Star (12f – Jeune, Royal Academy); Anamato (03f – Whiskey Road, Sovereign Edition); Master Of Design (05c – Last Tycoon, Ahonoora); Cheeky Choice (03f – Caerleon, Persian Bold); Redoute’s Dancer (03c – El Gran Senor, Condorcet); Dariana (06f – Last Tycoon, Busted); Elzaam (08c – Kingmambo, Slew O’Gold); Tazahum (08c – Alzao, Nashwan); Abbey Marie (12f – Catrail, Pleasant Colony); Peeping (11f – Encosta de Lago, Don’t Say Halo); Thewizardofoz (11c – Encosta Da Lago, Sovereign Red); Counterattack (12c – Snippets, Vain); Gold Luck (14f – Blushing Groom, Lyphard); Time Thief (05c – Jade Hunter, Century); Rafeef (12c – National Assembly, Mr Eats); Wylie Hall (09c – Ideal Planet, Sovereign Edition); Mustaaqeem (14c – National Assembly, Mr Eats), etc.

KIN-BREEDING: Redoute’s Choice is kinbred 3×2 Spring Adieu (by Buckpasser, and half sister to Northern Dancer; she’s grandam of Danehill) x

Dancing Show (the second dam, by Nijinsky). Dancing Show is from a solid sire-producing female line; her dam (by Sir Ivor) is half sister to Sex Appeal (Buckpasser), dam of El Gran Senor & Northern Guest (by Northern Dancer).

Danzig-line sires in South Africa include

Duke Of Marmalade, Oratorio (Danehill); Mofeed (Duke of Marmalade); Buffalo Bill Cody; Rafeef, Redoute’s Promise, Time Thief (Redoute’s Choice); Querari (Oasis Dream); Quasillo (Sea The Stars); Lancaster Bomber, Fire Away (War Front); Alado (Danzig); Heavenly Blue (Snitzel), Soqrat (Epaulette)


1st dam

BUFFALO BERRY (97f, Sri Pekan): 4 wins in IRE & USA, G3 Reeve Schley Jr S., Cork S.-(L); 2nd Silver Flash S. (L); 3rd Gr1 Phoenix S.; dam of

CHATTAHOOCHEE WAR (02c, War Chant): 4 wins in USA, G3 Transylvania S., Hill Rise S. (L); 2nd G3 Kent BC S.G3 Virginia Derby; 3rd G1 Secretariat S., HF Brubaker H. (L) (TFR 107)

Buffalo Billy (09c, Invincible Spirit): 3 wins, 1500- 1600m in IRE & USA; 3rd Star Appeal S. (L), La Puente S. (L) (TFR 102p at 2)

Buffalo Bill Cody (15c, Redoute’s Choice): – subject stallion

Shepherdia (08f, Pivotal): placed, 1800m at 2 in FR; dam of

SHEPHERD MARKET (15f, Reckless Abandon): 2 wins, 1400-1600m in IRE & FR, Prix Coronation (L); 2nd Radley S. (L) (TFR 105)

Berry Berry Bueno (06c, Unbridled’s Song): 7 wins in USA

E Z Otto (04c, War Chant): 4 wins in USA

Mystic Ruler (03c Fusaichi Pegasus): 3 wins in USA

2nd dam

Palm Dove (83f, Storm Bird): ran twice; dam of

BUFFALO BERRY (97f, Sri Pekan): 4 wins – see above

Long Island (87f, Law Society): 2 wins at 2 in UK; 2nd Bernard van Cutsem S. (L) (TFR 86 at 2)

Cheal Rose (98f, Dr Devious): 8 places (TFR 83); dam of

GOLDEN ARROW (03c, Danehill): 4 wins, 1200- 1700m in IRE & UAE, Rochestown S. (L); 2nd Gr1 National S. (TFR 104 at 2)

PRETTY DIAMOND (08f, Hurricane Run): 4 wins in ITY & SWI, Pr Terme di Merano-Tro (L) (TFR 78); dam of

VIVID DIAMOND (16f, Cape Cross): 2 wins in UK, Chester S. (L); 2nd Montrose Fillies S. (L); 3rd Gr2 Park Hill S., Gr3 Cumberland Lodge S. (rated 106 at 3)

Peace In The Park (90f, Ahonoora): ran twice; dam of

MORENA PARK (98f, Pivotal): 5 wins in ITY, Pr Carlo Chiesa (L), Pr FIA Breeder’s Cup (L) (TFR 105)

Parrot Jungle (93f, High Estate): won at 2 in UK; 2nd Gr3 Rockfel S., Masaka S. (L), Criterium Femminile (L); 3rd October S. (L) (TFR 102)

3rd dam

PRAYERS’N PROMISES (78f, Foolish Pleasure): 4 wins in USA, G1 Matron S., G1 Spinaway S.; 2nd G3 Tempted S.; 3rd G1 Frizette S.; dam of

NABEEL DANCER (85c, Northern Dancer): 2 wins in IRE & FR, Gr2 Prix du Gros Chene; 3rd Gr1 Prix de l’Abbaye de Longchamp (TFR 120); sire

ANJIZ (88c, Nureyev): 7 wins in UK & USA, Phoenix BC S. (L), Champion 2yo Trophy (L); 3rd G3 Bing Crosby H. (TFR 104+ at 2); sire

4th dam

Luiana (63f, My Babu): did not race; dam of

LITTLE CURRENT (71c, Sea-Bird): 4 wins in USA, G1 Preakness S., G1 Belmont S., G2 Everglades S; 2nd G1 Travers S., G1 Invitational S.; sire

PRAYERS’N PROMISES (78f, Foolish Pleasure): 4 wins – see above

WATER DANCE (77f, Nijinsky): 6 wins in USA, Twilight Tear S. (L), 3rd G2 Long Look S.; dam of

Foppy Dancer (90f, Fappiano): won in USA; dam of

Cat Dancer (02f, Storm Cat): won in USA; dam of

DRILL (09c, Lawyer Ron): 4 wins in USA, G1 Del Mar Futurity, G2 San Vicente S.; 2nd G1 Norfolk S. (TFR 113 at 2)

MAGIC STORM (99f, Storm Cat): 3 wins in USA, G2 BC Oaks; 3rd G1 Spinaway S.; dam of

LACHESIS (10f, Deep Impact): 5 wins in JPN, Gr1 QE II Cup, Gr2 Osaka Hai; 2nd Gr1 QE II Cup (TFR 120)

SATONO ALLADIN (11c, Deep Impact): 8 wins in JPN, Gr1 Yasuda Kinen, Gr2 Sho Swan S., Gr2 Spring Cup (TFR 122); sire

5th dam

BANQUET BELL (51f, Polynesian): won at 2 in USA, Dinner S.; dam of

CHATEAUGAY (60c, Swaps): 11 wins in USA, Kentucky Derby, Belmont S.; 2nd Preakness S.; sire

PRIMONETTA (58f, Swaps): 17 wins in USA,Spinster S., Delaware Oaks, Alabama S., Prioress S., Miss Woodford S., etc.; dam of

CUM LAUDE LAURIE (74f, Hail To Reason): 8 wins in USA, G1 Spinster S., G1 Beldame S., G1 Delaware Oaks, G1 Ruffian H., etc

PRINCE THOU ART (72c, Hail To Reason): 3 wins in USA, G1 Florida Derby (died at 3)


Track Record

335k guineas yearling (UK)
6 wins, 1160-1600m in South Africa, at 2 to 4
Rated MR 125
At 2 (N-hemisphere age) – won only start (1160m)
At 3 (N-hemisphere age) – 4 wins (1600m)
At 4 (N-hemisphere age) – won (1600m)
best rating when 5th Gr1 Champions Cup (WFA) (1800m)

Stud Card

First season at stud in 2020


Buffalo Bill Cody’s pedigree gives a variety of kin-breeding options. His third dam Prayers ‘n Promises is closely kinbred, through her sire Foolish Pleasure (by What a Pleasure) and dam Luiana (by My Babu). My Babu also appears in the pedigree of Sri Pekan, whose sire Red Ransom is by Roberto (Hail to Reason) out of a mare by Damascus. My Babu is sire of Kerala, the dam of Damascus. Kerala is very close kin to Luiana in the bottom line. Kerala has other close kinships, notably Hail to Reason (sire of Roberto among others), Missy Baba (grandam of Lassie Dear) and Aimee (in Blushing Groom & others). My Babu is by Djebel out of Perfume and is 3-part brother to Joy (by son of Djebel x Perfume).

Another option could come from Redoute’s Choice’ third dam Dancing Show (by Nijinsky). Both Dancing Show and Nijinsky are close kin to Storm Bird, leading to Storm Cat (close kin to Nijinsky & The Minstrel).

A third option could be Crafty Admiral, damsire of Danzig and sire of Dorrine B, the third dam of Sri Pekan. There’s another link of Crafty Admiral with the bottom line of Buffalo Bill Cody. Crafty Admiral is very closely kinbred, involving full brothers Bull Dog and Sir Gallahad.

SUITABLE LINES for Buffalo Bill Cody could include Kerala, through son Damascus and kin Hail To Reason (sire of Roberto) & Luiana (My Babu & by extension Joy). Some examples (in no particular order). Captain Al, by Al Mufti (Roberto x Lassie Dear) out of mare by Complete Warrior (Damascus). Jet Master, dam by Rollins (Damascus x sister to Roberto), third dam by Joy. Right Approach, dam by Shadeed (Nijinsky x Damascus). Tiger Ridge, by Storm Cat, dam daughter of Lassie Dear. Other Lassie Dear female line descendants, incl Al Mufti (widespread), Duke Of Marmalade, AP Indy. Twice Over, female line descendant of Kerala, with dam by Caerleon (Nijinsky) and 2nd dam by Blushing Groom (Aimee). Rich Man’s Gold, dam by son of What A Pleasure out of daughter of Damascus. Dynasty, grandam by Joy and closely kinbred to female line of Joy (also the one of My Babu). Hard Spun, by Danzig, and his grandam by Roberto out of Luiana. Rambo Dancer, dam by Luiana’s half brother Chateaugay.

Other options include female line descendants of Best In Show (Northern Guest, El Gran Senor, etc.), and Var, by son of Storm Cat, with female line ancestor by Crafty Princess (by Crafty Admiral) – she is close kin to Danzig’s damsire Admiral’s Voyage.

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