Birds Of Tokyo

Birds Of Tokyo

Sire: Nicconi

Dam: Lantern Court

Gender: Mare

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Sep 27th, 2011

Country: Australia

Silks: lime green and black stripes


Sparkling Shiraz Syndicate (Mgr: Paul Cotterill), Sam Dimopoulos, Aaron Hicks, Karl Holden, Bill Jackson, Ashley Johnstone, Joel Marshall, Ted Murray, Todd Schwarz, Rebecca Schwarz, Alan Schwarz

Career Record: 43-5-7-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    11.6 %
  • Place
    23.3 %





Bay or Brown mareFoaled in 2011

SireBianconiDanzigNorthern Dancer
NICCONI (AUS) Fall AspenPretense
2005Nicola LassScenicSadler's Wells
  Dubai LassBletchingly
DamChester HouseMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
LANTERN COURT (USA) ToussaudEl Gran Senor
2002Ms. EloiseNasty and BoldNaskra
  Belle NoelTom Rolfe

NICCONI (AUS) (Bay 2005-Stud 2010). 6 wins-1 at 2, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire of 198 rnrs, 137 wnrs, inc. SW Faatinah (SAJC Euclase S., Gr.2), Chill Party, Nicoscene, Concealer, Ayers Rock, Exclusive Lass, Loved Up, SP Bolero King, Caipirinha, Niccolance and of Hear the Chant, Nicconi Leggera, Backstab - Beauty Master (H.K.), Quatronic, Fusina, Adventurer, Ballybrit, Burgundy Lass, Graceville, Niccoco, One Mansini, Sonic Swish, etc.


1st dam

LANTERN COURT, by Chester House. 4 wins-1 at 2-to 7f, 4th Mountaineer Park New Year's Eve S., L. Half-sister to BIBURY COURT, PRINCESS ELOISE, Ms Isadora, Chuckler, Daybreak Express, Sweet Eloise (dam of DON DULCE, SWEET RELISH), Cozzene Along (dam of KANTURK KID). Dam of four named foals, three to race, all winners, inc:-

Birds of Tokyo (f. by Nicconi). 3 wins. See below.

Surprise Star (f. by Encosta de Lago). 2 wins at 1300m, 1600m to 2015-16 in Aust.

Witness in Court (g. by Star Witness). Winner at 1600m in 2015-16 in Aust.


2nd dam

MS. ELOISE, by Nasty and Bold. 16 wins-3 at 2, US$870,982, Aqueduct Top Flight H., Gr.1, Belmont Shuvee H., Gr.1, Aqueduct Bed o' Roses H., Gr.3, Hawthorne Durazna S., L, Thistledown Banquet Bell S., L, River Downs Spring Bonnet S., L, Thistledown Geisha H., L, River Downs Breeders' Cup H., L, 2d Belmont Hempstead H., Gr.1, Saratoga John A Morris H., Gr.1, Delaware H., Gr.1, Aqueduct Next Move H., Gr.3, Hawthorne Gold Digger S., L, Thistledown Midwest Championship H., L, River Downs Athena S., L, Thistledown Imp H., L, Lady Mannequin H., L, 3d Aqueduct Affectionately H., Gr.3, Turfway Breeders' Cup H., L, 4th Aqueduct Rare Treat H., Gr.3, Arlington Oaks, Gr.3, Philadelphia Park Cotillion H., Gr.3. Half-sister to BELLE NUIT (dam of OCTAVE, BELLE CHERIE, BE MINE TONIGHT, UNBRIDLED BEHAVIOR), BELLE OF AMHERST, Belleofbasinstreet. Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

BIBURY COURT (Ferdinand). 14 wins-2 at 2-from 5½f to 2m, US$301,064, Turfway Park Alysheba S., Gr.3, Thistledown Great Lakes H., L-twice, Detroit Beau Genius H., L, Mountaineer Park Labor Day H., 2d Detroit Marvin C Potter Memorial H., L, 3d Birmingham (USA) Ruffner S., L, Detroit Commencement S.

PRINCESS ELOISE (Chief's Crown). 9 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, US$233,475, Hoosier Park Indiana Oaks, L, Thistledown Cleveland Oaks, L, Imp H., L, Detroit Lady Ladbroke H., L, 2d Laurel Stormy Blues S., L, Turfway Park Wintergreen S., L, 3d Philadelphia Park Cotillion H., Gr.2. Producer.

Ms Isadora (Miswaki). 7 wins from 6f to 9f, US$274,507, Churchill Downs Allowance-twice, 2d Churchill Downs Locust Grove H., L, Turfway Park My Charmer S., L, 3d Churchill Downs Mrs Revere S., Gr.3, Detroit Lady Ladbroke H., L, Queen Bee H., L, Turfway Park Likely Exchange S., L, 4th Turfway Park Wintergreen S., L, Bourbonette S., L. Dam of-

Ms Isadorable. 4 wins at 5½f, 1m, Keeneland Allowance. Dam of-

MAJOR MARVEL (Bernstein). 24 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, US$698,328, 240,000B$ in U.S.A., Canada and Barbados, Louisiana Downs Unbridled S., L, Mountaineer Park West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker's Cup, L, Barbados Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup, Gulfstream Park Emerald S., Barbados Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup S., Woodbine Allowance, 2d Gulfstream Park Claiming Crown Emerald S., 4th Keeneland Bryan Station S., Gr.3, Woodbine Bold Venture S., L, Louisiana Downs Unbridled S., L.

Daybreak Express (Dixieland Band). 10 wins-3 at 2-from 5½f to 8½f, Detroit Troy S., 3d Thistledown Isi Newborn Memorial H., L, 4th Thistledown Black Gold H., L, Detroit Piston H., L.

Sweet Eloise (Sky Classic). 4 wins from 6f to 1m, 2d Mountaineer Park Firecracker H., L, 4th Mountaineer Park Ohio Valley H., L, Thistledown Lady Mannequin S., L. Dam of-

DON DULCE (Maria's Mon). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 9f, US$635,330, to 2015, Remington Park Edward J Debartolo Sr Memorial H., L, Woodbine Allowance, 2d Aqueduct Slew o' Gold S., L, Queens County S., L, Belmont I'm a Banker S., L, 4th Monmouth Salvator Mile S., Gr.3-twice, Saratoga Birdstone S., L.

SWEET RELISH (Smoke Glacken). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1m, Lone Star Park Cinemine S., L, 2d Prairie Meadows Iowa Oaks, Gr.3, 3d Oaklawn Park Spring Fever S., L, 4th Prairie Meadows Oaks, L, Remington Park Ricks Memorial S., L.

Chuckler (Miswaki). 3 wins from 6f to 8½f, 3d Great Lakes Shoreline S, L.

Cozzene Along. Placed in U.S.A. and Canada. Dam of-

KANTURK KID (Act of Duty). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, Calder Arthur I Appleton Juvenile Turf S., L, 4th Calder Mambo Meister S., L.


Race Record: 22 Starts 3-5-1 A$100,243.

3 wins from 1100m to 1800m, A$100,243, to 2016-17, ATC POWHF Louisa Hope H., 2d MRC Appelles H.