Handsome Thief

Sire: Shamardal

Dam: Insoumise

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Feb 13th, 2013

Country: Ireland

Silks: White, Red Waratah, Diagonal Halved Sleeves, White Cap, Red Waratah


Waratah Thoroughbreds (Mgr: P G Fudge)

Career Record: 19-6-3-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    31.6 %
  • Place
    26.3 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2013

SireGiant's CausewayStorm CatStorm Bird
SHAMARDAL (USA) Mariah's StormRahy
2002HelsinkiMachiavellianMr. Prospector
  Helen StreetTroy
DamGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
INSOUMISE (IRE) Urban SeaMiswaki
2008FeatherquestRainbow QuestBlushing Groom

SHAMARDAL (USA) (Bay 2002-Stud 2005). 6 wins-3 at 2, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1. Champion Hong Kong Sire in 2014-15. Sire of 1198 rnrs, 875 wnrs, 131 SW, inc. Pakistan Star (HKJC Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1), Lope de Vega, Able Friend, Speedy Boarding, Faint Perfume, Amaron, Zazou, Crackerjack King, Lumiere, Dariyan, Dunboyne Express - Dan Excel (H.K.), Blue Point, Baltic Baroness, Maybe Discreet, Tryster, Mukhadram, etc.


1st dam

INSOUMISE, by Galileo. Raced twice. Three-quarter-sister to DIRGAM, MANIACO, Moth, Spin, half-sister to PLUMANIA (dam of PLUMATIC), BALLADEUSE (dam of LEFT HAND, BILISSIE), Dancequest. Dam of three named foals, all raced, two winners-

HANDSOME THIEF (g. by Shamardal). 6 wins. See below.

Thunder Speed (g. by Dylan Thomas). Winner at 2 in Ireland.

El Coyote (g. by Oasis Dream). Placed in 2018-19 in Aust.


2nd dam

FEATHERQUEST, by Rainbow Quest. Winner at 2, 2d Chantilly Prix de Courteuil, Prix de la Forterelle, 3d Longchamp Prix des Tertres, Prix de la Faisanderie, Deauville Prix de l'Eure, Saint-Cloud Prix Mirska, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Esmeralda. Three-quarter-sister to GROOM DANCER, half-sister to TAGEL, SLEW THE SLEWOR, Feathertop, Sea Hill (dam of LEGERETE), Pieds de Plume (dam of HEARTHSTEAD MAISON, DIRGAM, FERMION, RAVE REVIEWS, SAIL), Keltshaan (dam of KINSHASA NO KISEKI). Dam of 15 foals, 12 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

PLUMANIA (Anabaa). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, €638,045, Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Corrida, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de la Sorbonne, 2d Longchamp Prix Vermeille, Gr.1-twice, Saint-Cloud Prix Penelope, Gr.3, 3d Chantilly Prix de Diane, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de Royallieu, Gr.2, Deauville Prix de Psyche, Gr.3, 4th Longchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix Allez France, Gr.3. Dam of-

PLUMATIC (Dubawi). 3 wins at 1600m, 2100m, £43,383, €108,795, to 2018, Salisbury Sovereign S., Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Avenger, Chantilly Prix du Champ d'Alouettes, 2d Chantilly Prix de Guiche, Gr.3, Maisons-Laffitte Prix du Prince d'Orange, Gr.3, 3d Grand Prix de Bordeaux, L, 4th Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Daniel Wildenstein, Gr.2.

MANIACO (Galileo). 2 wins at 2400m, 2500m, Deauville Prix Vulcain, L, Chantilly Prix du Canal Saint-Martin, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Rheingold, 3d Chantilly Prix d'Harcourt, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de l'Axe Majeur.

BALLADEUSE (Singspiel). 2 wins at 2000m, 2500m, €116,850, Longchamp Prix de Royallieu, Gr.2, Prix des Tertres, 3d Chantilly Prix de Royaumont, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de Liancourt, L, 4th Longchamp Prix de la Seine, L. Dam of-

LEFT HAND (Dubawi). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, €613,055, Chantilly Prix Vermeille, Gr.1, Deauville Prix de Psyche, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de la Cascade, 2d Chantilly Prix de Diane, Gr.1, 3d Chantilly Prix Vermeille, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Jean Romanet, Gr.1, 4th Longchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, Grand Prix de Chantilly, Gr.2.

BILISSIE (Dansili). 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m, Chantilly Prix Charles Laffitte, L, Longchamp Prix du Louvre, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Polly Girl, Longchamp Prix de la Cascade.

Dancequest (Dansili). Winner at 1900m, Deauville Prix de Courbepine, 3d Longchamp Prix de Liancourt, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Producer. Producer.

Hando. 7 wins from 1600m to 2400m, €88,200, Deauville Prix Beachcomber Hotels Paradis 5, 2d Chantilly Prix de la Broutillerie, 4th Saint-Cloud Prix Turenne, L. Sire.

Fresco. 2 wins at 1300m in 2019, Chantilly Prix de la Route de l'Angle, Prix de Presles, 3d Deauville Prix de la Villa Millaia, Prix de Roiville, Prix Juno Beach, Chantilly Prix de Magdeleine, Prix de Versigny, Prix de la Route Bourbon.

Gallapagos. 2 wins at 1600m, 1850m to 2018 in France and Switzerland, Chantilly Prix de la Launette, 3d Chantilly Prix de Seugy.

Secrete. Raced once. Dam of-

Normandy Eagle (New Approach). Winner at 2100m, Saint-Cloud Prix de Frauenfeld, 2d Chantilly Prix des Piqueux, 3d Chantilly Prix Noailles, Gr.3.


3rd dam

Featherhill, by Lyphard. 2 wins at 2000m, 2400m, Chantilly Prix d'Halatte, 3d Bay Meadows Lady Morvich H., L. Three-quarter-sister to LE NAIN JAUNE, half-sister to INDIAN ROSE, VERT AMANDE, MULBERRY, Rose Bonbon, Woolskin. Dam of 13 foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

GROOM DANCER (Blushing Groom). Joint third top colt on The 1986 French 2YO Free H. 8 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 2100m, 1,680,400fr., Longchamp Prix Lupin, Gr.1, Prix de Conde, Gr.3, Prix de Guiche, Gr.3, Prix du Prince d'Orange, Gr.3, Evry Prix Daphnis, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Omnium II, L, Evry Prix Herod, L, Chantilly Prix de Vineuil, 3d Criterium de Saint-Cloud, Gr.2. Sire.

TAGEL (Cox's Ridge). 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m, Longchamp Prix Saint-Roman, Gr.3, Prix de Fontenoy, 3d Breeders' Cup Juvenile S., Gr.1. Sire.

SLEW THE SLEWOR (Slew o' Gold). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, 346,950fr., US$285,614, Saint-Cloud Prix Omnium II, L, Calder Hurricanes H., L, 2d Keeneland Elkhorn S., Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de Guiche, Gr.3, Hawthorne Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix des Chenes, Gr.3, Arlington Park Swoon's Son H., Gr.3. Sire.

Feathertop (Alydar). 5 wins in France and U.S.A, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Kefalin, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Herbager, L.

Sea Hill. Winner at 1800m, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Tenebreuse. Dam of-

LEGERETE (Rahy). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2400m, €221,445, Saint-Cloud Prix de Malleret, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix de Royaumont, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de la Masselliere, 3d Longchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1, Prix de l'Opera, Gr.1, Deauville Prix de la Potiniere, 4th Longchamp Prix Vermeille, Gr.1, Prix de la Grotte, Gr.3. Dam of-

PILOTE (Pivotal). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, €260,000, 188,782Dhs, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Matchem, L, 2d Deauville Prix Guillaume d'Ornano, Gr.2, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Eugene Adam, Gr.2, Compiegne Prix Daphnis, Gr.3.

ESQUISSE (Dansili). 2 wins at 1600m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Bagatelle, L, Chantilly Prix de la Chasse a Courre, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Coronation, L, 4th Deauville Prix de Lieurey, Gr.3.

Underwater (Theatrical). Winner at 2000m, Longchamp Prix de Chaillot, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix de Malleret, Gr.2, 4th Deauville Prix de Pomone, Gr.2. Dam of-

Sousmarine. 3 wins from 2200m to 2500m in France. Dam of-

SOLEIL MARIN (Kendargent). 7 wins-3 at 2-from 1900m to 2100m, €251,950, to 2019, Chantilly Prix Noailles, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Exbury, Gr.3, Prix Francois Mathet, L, Prix La Sega, 2d ParisLongchamp Prix d'Harcourt, Gr.2, 3d Lyon-Parilly Prix du Grand Camp, L.

Icelips. Winner at 1750m, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Sauge Pourpree, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de l'Yonne. Dam of-

FALCO (Pivotal). 2 wins at 1600m, £6,725, €253,060, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1, Prix d'Escoville, 2d Chantilly Prix du Lude. Sire.

IRON LIPS (Iron Mask). 3 wins at 2, €117,150, US$1,000, Chantilly Prix Eclipse, Gr.3, La Teste Criterium du Bequet, L, 2d Chantilly Prix d'Arenberg, Gr.3, 3d Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.2. Dam of-

ORIENTAL (Smart Strike). 3 wins at 1600m, 1650m, €112,000, 180,000MD$, to 2018, Craon Prix du Point du Jour, L, Saint-Cloud Prix de Saint-Jean-Ligoure, Prix de Choisy, 2d Nantes Grand Prix Anjou Bretagne, L.

NUMB LIPS (Olmodavor). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, Calder Primal S., L, 2d Calder Miami Mile H., L, Band is Passing S., L, 3d Calder Memorial Day H., L.

Pieds de Plume. Placed at 3, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix de Quincy. Dam of-

HEARTHSTEAD MAISON (Peintre Celebre). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 1¼m, £103,497, €65,002, 19,320Dhs, Leopardstown Kilternan S., Gr.3, Goodwood Foundation S., L, Newmarket Kleinwort Benson H., Stan James H., 2d Lingfield Derby Trial S., Gr.3, 3d Newbury Steventon S., L, Newmarket Fairway S., L.

DIRGAM (Galileo). 6 wins from 2300m to 2500m, €95,760, to 2018, Deauville Prix Vulcain, L, Chantilly Prix du Manoir Sans Souci, 3d Vichy Prix Frederic de Lagrange, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Rheingold.

FERMION (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 1¼m, 1½m, Newbury Chalice S., L, 2d Curragh Kilboy Estate S., L. Producer.

RAVE REVIEWS (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 1¼m, Newbury Fillies Trial S., L, CiSTM 2YO S., 2d Rome Premio Lydia Tesio, Gr.1, 3d Newmarket Pretty Polly S., L, 4th Goodwood Lillie Langtry S., Gr.3. Producer.

SAIL (Sadler's Wells). Winner at 11½f, Chester Cheshire Oaks, L, 2d Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms S. Producer.

Moth (Galileo). Winner at 7f, Curragh Cancer Clinic Research Trust Fillies S., 3d The One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 4th The Oaks, Gr.1. Producer.

Spin (Galileo). Winner at 2, Curragh Irish Stallion Farms 2YO Fillies S., 2d Naas Blue Wind S., Gr.3, Galway Oyster S., L, 4th York Galtres S., L.

Keltshaan. Unraced. Dam of-

KINSHASA NO KISEKI (Fuji Kiseki). Champion Sprinter/Miler in Japan in 2010. 12 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, 785,306,000¥, Chukyo Takamatsunomiya Kinen, Gr.1-twice, Kyoto Mainichi Broadcasting System Sho Swan S., Gr.2, Hanshin Cup, Gr.2-twice, Nakayama Yukan Fuji Sho Ocean S., Gr.3, Tokyo Capital S., L, Niigata Tanigawadake S., L, Hakodate Sprint S., L, Nakayama Junior Cup, Kyoto Katsuragawa S., 2d Chukyo Takamatsunomiya Kinen, Gr.1, Nakayama Sprinters S., Gr.1-twice, Yukan Fuji Sho Ocean S., Gr.3, 3d Hanshin Centaur S., Gr.2, Sapporo Keeneland Cup, L, Tokyo NHK Mile Cup, L. Sire.

Raging Fire - Popular Gain (Mac.) (Snippets). 11 wins to 1500m in Aust. and Macau, Macau Floribunda H., Summer Trophy, Guilin H., 2d VRC Talindert S., L.

Feather Duster (End Sweep). 5 wins to 1400m, A$76,580, SAJC Pura Lightstart H., Become a Member H., Pope Packaging H., 3d SAJC Malaysia Airlines S., L. Dam of-

SHE'S CLEAN (Redoute's Choice). 10 wins to 1400m, A$705,170, Newcastle JC Tibbie S., Gr.3, ATC Triscay S., L, June S., L, SCSI H., 2d MRC Summoned S., Gr.3, 3d VRC Lavazza Short Black P., Gr.3-twice.

Cleanup. 2 wins at 2, A$152,340, AJC The Coach & Horses Hotel 2YO H. Dam of-

NETTOYER (Sebring). 3 wins from 1600m to 2050m, A$377,750, to 2018-19, ATC Aspiration H., Gr.3, 2d ATC Japan Racing Association P., Gr.3, 3d ATC Epona S., Gr.3, Toy Show H., Gr.3, Aspiration H., Gr.3, Lord Mayor's Cup, L.

Catshaan. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

ABBEY MARIE (Redoute's Choice). 3 wins from 1300m to 2000m, A$542,870, SAJC Schweppes Oaks, Gr.1, MRC JRA H., Cove Hotel P., 2d MVRC Dato' Tan Chin Nam S., Gr.2, 4th BRC Doomben Cup, Gr.1, MRC Mannerism S., Gr.3.

ABSOLUTELY (Redoute's Choice). Winner at 2400m, A$469,500, Australian Oaks, Gr.1, 2d SAJC Schweppes Oaks, Gr.1, MVRC Alexandra S., L, 3d Moonee Valley Fillies Classic, Gr.2, SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3.

RUNAWAY (Manhattan Rain). 4 wins from 1550m to 2800m, A$535,285, to 2018-19, Geelong Cup, Gr.3, VRC St Leger, L, ATC Ascot Restaurant H., 2d ATC Welcome Rydalmere CBC 2YO H., 3d South Australian Derby, Gr.1, 4th Cranbourne Cup, L.


Race Record: 19 Starts 6-3-2 A$319,900.

6 wins at 1200m, 1250m, A$319,900, to 2017-18, Warrnambool RC Wangoom H., L, MRC Geoff Murphy H., MVRC Adapt Australia H., Advanced Mailing Solutions H., William Hill P., SAJC Spring Carnival H., 2d VRC New York Racing Association H., MRC Ladbrokes H., Ladbrokes Boost Extra H., 3d MRC Jodie Taylor H., Hockingstuart H.