Sire: Mettre en Jeu

Colour: Bay

Dam: Take Three

Sex: Gelding

Age: 7

Foaled: Oct 20, 2013

Country: New Zealand

Owners: H D Trotter, Mrs J C Trotter, A S Trotter & Mrs P J Trotter

20: 8 - 1 - 1
Wins: 40.0%
Place: 10.0%




Bay GeldingFoaled in 2013

SireMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
METTRE EN JEU (NZ) FloripedesTop Ville
2003Delgatie QueenSpectacular LoveSpectacular Bid
  Tricky SpiTrictrac
DamAl AkbarSuccess ExpressHold Your Peace
TAKE THREE (NZ) Gala NightBlakeney
2000RasifyFort ProspectMr. Prospector
  Ruakiwi BelleMussorgsky

METTRE EN JEU (NZ) (Bay 2003-Stud 2009). 4 wins from 1300m to 2100m, ARC Triple Crown Cup, L, 2d New Zealand Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 75 rnrs, 33 wnrs, inc. SW La Fille en Jeu (CJC South Island Thoroughbred Breeders H., Gr.3), Plays the Game, SP Overtheriver, Wolfe Tone and of No Tip, Torre del Greco, Portland Jimmy, Petite en Jeu, Bergerac, Hotshot Lass, Waitino Biscuit, Mr Fatkid, Minutes to Midnite, Belle Cadeau, French Perfume, Maitre du Jeu, etc.


1st dam

TAKE THREE, by Al Akbar. 6 wins from 1400m to 2200m, WRC Kelly Services H., Marton JC John O'Brien Stockbuyer H., Wanganui JC Shaun Crowley Memorial H., Steelformers H., 2d WRC Stella Artois H., Manawatu RC Kevin O'Connor & Associates H., 3d Matamata RC Van Dyk Furnishers H. Dam of seven named foals, six to race, four winners, inc:-

Kick Back (f. by Bahhare). Champion Jumper in NZ in 2016-17. 11 wins from 1400m to 6400m, NZ$224,820, ARC Great Northern S/chase, Pakuranga Hunt Cup S/chase, CJC Majestic-Inter Island Horse Transport H.

Third Time Lucky (f. by Lucky Unicorn). 6 wins from 1400m to 1950m, NZ$91,001, CJC NZB Insurance Pearl Series H., Rotorua RC Lance Lawson Barristers H., 3d Christchurch Casino Winter Classic H., Wanganui JC Balance Accountants H., Wairoa RC Wairoa Cup, CJC Bidvest NZ H., WRC Chanui Anzac Biscuits H., Taumarunui RC Warren Sinton Memorial H., 4th Rangitikei Gold Cup, L.

Portland Jimmy (g. by Mettre en Jeu). 5 wins. See below.

Miss Woburn (f. by Tavistock). Winner at 1600m in 2019-20 in NZ.

Take That (c. by Shocking). Placed at 3 in 2019-20 in NZ.


2nd dam

RASIFY, by Fort Prospect. 4 wins from 1800m to 2200m, WRC Porirua Club Life Members Winter Oats H., Manawatu RC Awapuni Vets H., 2d Feilding Cup, WRC Bluebird Foods H. Dam of 1 foal-

Take Three. 6 wins. See above.


3rd dam

RUAKIWI BELLE, by Mussorgsky. Placed in NZ. Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Too Many Guns. 18 wins from 1200m to 2200m, A$165,540, BATC Bletchingly H., Nottage Hill Riesling H., Round Table H., Scomeld H., Stones Ring H., QTC Belmont H., 2d BATC Prince Gauntlet H., Kinox Cookware H., QTC New Years Day H., 3d BATC Doomben H.-twice, QTC Bracken Ridge H.

Rasify. 4 wins. See above.

San Deung Seung I. 2 wins at 1000m, 1400m in Korea.

Tangles. Unraced. Dam of-

Pawel. 6 wins from 1200m to 2150m, A$76,100, Ipswich TC McDonald's Country Cup.


4th dam

TEINA MANA, by All A'Light II. Unraced. Blood-sister to RUA MANA. Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, inc:-

Family Topic. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 3d WRC Ella Wallis Centenary S.

Ruakiwi Belle. See above.


5th dam

LADY TEINA, by Resurgent. Unraced. Sister to RUAKIWI LASS (dam of RUA MANA), Wiri, three-quarter-sister to Win Heni (dam of RICH BROTHER), half-sister to Miss Fair (dam of WIREMU). Dam of 11 foals, 7 to race, all winners, inc:-

Daytime. 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m, VATC Trenton H.

Lee Hing Star. 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m, 2d CJC Loft Gallery Sprint S.

Simply Better. 5 wins at 1100m, 1400m in Macau.

Centred - American Eagle II (Mal.). Winner at 1000m in Aust.

Incognito. Winner at 1200m in NZ.

The Bosun. Winner at 2 in Aust.

Nannina. Winner at 1500m in Aust. Dam of-

Hwang Geum Bit. 4 wins from 1000m to 1700m in Korea.

Rua And. Unraced. Dam of-

Ruawahia. Winner at 1000m in NZ.

Ruakiwi Star. Unraced. Dam of-

Racketeer. 2 wins at 1600m, 1650m in NZ.


Race Record: 12 Starts 5-0-1 NZ$66,375.

5 wins from 1400m to 1650m to 2019-20, Manawatu RC Totally Vets H., WRC Congrats Dawn Williams H.

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