The Bandit

The Bandit

Sire: Empire Maker

Dam: Ravi's Lovin

Colour: Brown

Gender: Gelding

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Mar 17th, 2012

Country: Japan

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


Waratah Thoroughbreds (Mgr: P G Fudge)

Career Record: 36-4-3-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    11.1 %
  • Place
    11.1 %





Bay or Brown GeldingFoaled in 2012

SireUnbridledFappianoMr. Prospector
EMPIRE MAKER (USA) Gana FacilLe Fabuleux
2000ToussaudEl Gran SenorNorthern Dancer
  Image of RealityIn Reality
DamGiant's CausewayStorm CatStorm Bird
RAVI'S LOVIN (USA) Mariah's StormRahy
2004Lu RaviA.P. IndySeattle Slew
  At the HalfSeeking the Gold

EMPIRE MAKER (USA) (Bay or Brown 2000-Stud U.S.A. 2004, Japan 2011). 4 wins-1 at 2, Belmont S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Chester House (Arlington Million S., Gr.1), SW Honest Lady (Santa Anita Santa Monica H., Gr.1), SW Chiselling (Arlington Park Secretariat S., Gr.1) and SW Decarchy. Sire of 1074 rnrs, 716 wnrs, 60 SW, inc. Royal Delta (Saratoga Alabama S., Gr.1), Emollient, Pioneerof the Nile, Country Star, Acoma, Grace Hall, In Lingerie, Mushka, Icon Project, Bodemeister, Last Full Measure, Brooch, Frivolous, etc.


1st dam

RAVI'S LOVIN, by Giant's Causeway. Unplaced. Half-sister to RAVI'S SONG, Natural Rush (dam of WYATT'S TOWN). Dam of six named foals, all winners-

The Bandit (g. by Empire Maker). 4 wins. See below.

Ravi's Bird (f. by Siberian Hawk). 4 wins at 1400m in Japan.

Ravi's Roman (c. by Novellist). 2 wins at 1600m in 2019 in Japan.

Lovin Empire (f. by Empire Maker). 2 wins at 8½f, 9f in U.S.A.

Passione Ravi (f. by Swept Overboard). 2 wins at 1200m in Japan.

Miracle Ravi (f. by Suzuka Phoenix). 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m in Japan.


2nd dam

LU RAVI, by A.P. Indy. 11 wins from 1m to 1¼m, US$1,819,781, Philadelphia Park Cotillion H., Gr.2, Monmouth Molly Pitcher H., Gr.2, Sportsmans Sixty Sails H., Gr.3, Delaware H., Gr.3, Fair Grounds Oaks, Gr.3, Keeneland Doubledogdare S., L, Fair Grounds Chou Croute S., L-twice, Churchill Downs Allowance, 2d Saratoga Alabama S., Gr.1, Oaklawn Park Apple Blossom H., Gr.1-twice, Churchill Downs Louisville Breeders' Cup H., Gr.2, Oaklawn Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3-twice, Fair Grounds Davona Dale S., L, Delaware Oaks, L, 3d Fair Grounds Chou Croute S., L, 4th Churchill Downs Fleur de Lis H., Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to BAYOU BREEZE (dam of REBRANDED), half-sister to Half Queen (dam of HALFBRIDLED), Bayou Storm (dam of METEOROLOGIST). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

RAVI'S SONG (Unbridled's Song). 6 wins from 7f to 8½f, US$386,180, Indiana Grand Shelby County Arts H., L, Fair Grounds New Orleans Ladies S., L, Pelleteri S., L, Churchill Downs Allowance, 2d Churchill Downs Mint Julep H., Gr.3, Cardinal H., Gr.3, Monmouth Matchmaker S., Gr.3, Prairie Meadows Oaks, L, Fair Grounds Tiffany Lass S., L, 4th Churchill Downs Falls City H., Gr.2, Mint Julep H., Gr.3, Indiana Grand Girls Inc of Shelbyville S., L. Producer.

Natural Rush. Winner at 6½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

WYATT'S TOWN (Speightstown). 4 wins at 6f, 6½f, US$231,719, Woodbine King Corrie S., L, Ontario Jockey Club S., L, Churchill Downs Allowance, 3d Woodbine Vigil S., Gr.3, 4th Mahoning Valley Steel Valley Sprint S., L.


3rd dam

AT THE HALF, by Seeking the Gold. 5 wins at 2, US$338,393, Churchill Downs Golden Rod S., Gr.3, Pocahontas S., L, Monmouth Colleen S., L, River Downs Bassinet S., L, 3d Monmouth Sorority S., Gr.3, 4th Oaklawn Park Honeybee S., Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Seeking the Circle, half-sister to SPRUCE NEEDLES, DUSTY GLOVES (dam of FIN ENTERTAINMENT, MIDDLEWEIGHT), Big E. Z.. Dam of 7 foals, 3 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

LU RAVI (A.P. Indy). 11 wins. See above.

Half Queen. Winner at 6½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

HALFBRIDLED (Unbridled). Champion 2YO filly in USA in 2003. Top filly on The 2003 USA 2YO Free H. 4 wins at 2, US$959,400, Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, Gr.1, Del Mar Debutante S., Gr.1, Santa Anita Oak Leaf S., Gr.2, 2d Santa Anita Oaks, Gr.1, Keeneland Beaumont S., Gr.2. Producer.

Bayou Storm. Raced once. Dam of-

METEOROLOGIST (Golden Missile). 6 wins from 1800m to 2000m, 118,805,000¥, Saga Kinen, L, Kyoto Aldebaran S., 2d Hanshin Nigawa S., L, Tokyo Brazil Cup, L, 3d Tokyo Perseus S., L.

BAYOU BREEZE (A.P. Indy). 3 wins at 1m, 9f, Monmouth Revidere S., L, Aqueduct Allowance. Dam of-

REBRANDED (Tiznow). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 8½f, US$351,207, Sunland Park Riley Allison Futurity, L, Curribot H., L, Arapahoe Colorado Derby, 2d Sunland Park Mine That Bird Derby, L.

Thunder Bayou. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

MSHAWISH (Medaglia d'Oro). 8 wins from 1500m to 1800m, £18,760, €144,850, US$952,900, 4,454,000Dhs in France, U.S.A. and U.A.E, Gulfstream Park Turf H., Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Donn H., Gr.1, Fort Lauderdale S., Gr.2, Meydan Zabeel Mile S., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Hal's Hope S., Gr.3, Deauville Prix de Tourgeville, L, Gulfstream Park El Prado S., L, Saint-Cloud Prix Birum, 2d Meydan Al Fahidi Fort S., Gr.2, Chantilly Prix de Guiche, Gr.3, 3d Meydan Dubai Turf, Gr.1, Belmont Knickerbocker S., Gr.3, 4th Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Mile, Gr.1.


Race Record: 33 Starts 4-3-1 A$227,700, 6,100,000¥.

4 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 2500m, A$227,700, 6,100,000¥, to 2018-19 in Aust. and Japan, ATC ANZ Bloodstock News H., MRC Le Pine Funerals H., Muswellbrook Cup, 2d VRC Andrew Ramsden S., L, ATC Summer Racing H., APN Outdoor H., 3d ATC Anzac Day Cup H.