Bay horseFoaled in 2008

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
COMMANDS RazyanaHis Majesty
1996Cotehele HouseMy SwaneePetition
  Eight CaratPieces of Eight
DamQuest for FameRainbow QuestBlushing Groom
DEXTROUS AryenneGreen Dancer
1999Many HandsHandy ProverbTwig Moss

COMMANDS (AUS) (Bay 1996-Stud 2000). 4 wins-3 at 2, STC Missile S., Gr.3. Leading Aust. Sire of Winners 3 times. Sire of 1101 rnrs, 774 wnrs, 66 SW, inc. Appearance (VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1), Epaulette, Purple, Undue, Paratroopers, Commanding Jewel, Skilled, Russeting, Erewhon, Rain Affair, First Command, El Cambio, Lamasery, Court Command, Catalonia - Vilanova (Aust.), Paximadia, Soul, Rommel, Gregers, Ambidexter, Altar, Marching, Kanzan, etc.


1st dam

DEXTROUS, by Quest for Fame. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$350,520, MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, VRC Vanity S., Gr.3, MVRC Alexandra S., L, MRC Out of Danger 2YO H., 3d MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2, SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3, MRC Arborea H. Half-sister to Light Work, More Haste (dam of PROVERB), Bromide. Dam of six named foals, four to race, all winners, inc:-

SKILLED (c. by Commands). 3 wins at 2, A$581,850, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, STC TL Baillieu H., L, AJC Pagewood 2YO H., 2d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, MRC Gothic S., L, 3d ATC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, Hobartville S., Gr.2, BRC BTC Classic, Gr.3, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, 4th VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3.

SIDESTEP (c. by Exceed and Excel). Champion 2YO Colt in Australia in 2012-13. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$1,343,500, to 2013-14, ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.2, Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, Darby Munro S., L, 2d ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Fireball S., L, Canberra RC Black Opal S., L, 3d MRC Merson Cooper S., L, 4th ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, San Domenico S., Gr.3.

AMBIDEXTER (c. by Commands). 3 wins. See below.

Impartial (g. by Lonhro). Winner at 1450m.

Thumb (f. by Octagonal). Unraced. Dam of-

Hailed. 6 wins to 1400m to 2014-15, TRC Tattersall's Park Function Centre H., Saturday Bridge H., PFD Foodservices H., Book for Glenorchy Rotary Race Day H., 2d TRC Bam Bam Memorial H., Sorell Business Centre H., TTC Craig Hanson Memorial H.

Eighth Commandment. Winner at 1100m in 2014-15.


2nd dam

Many Hands, by Handy Proverb. 5 wins from 1500m to 2400m, A$124,900, STC Manchester Unity H., Daihatsu Charade Welter H., AJC Vincent O'Brien H., STC Kempton Park H., 2d AJC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3, Warwick Farm Spring Cup, L, Cordare H., Clibborn H., STC Parramatta Foundation H., Noumea H., Japan Racing Association Welter H., 3d NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's P., L, STC Christmas Cup, L, Tooheys Blue H., Truscotts Toyota Welter H. Half-sister to ACCUMULATION, Chew Over. Dam of 11 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

DEXTROUS (Quest for Fame). 5 wins. See above.

Light Work (Danehill). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1900m, A$271,935, STC Bookmakers H., AJC Dark Marne 2YO H., Matador Bullbars H., 2d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, STC Ansett Australia S., Gr.1, Alfalfa 2YO H., 3d Cranbourne Cup, L, STC GJC Moore H., Florida Keys H.

More Haste (Brief Truce). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$81,000, NSW Tatt's RC Do it at Diggers H., AJC Shading H., 2d STC Meriton Wests Tigers H., Darley Guineas Day H., 3d AJC Emancipation S., Gr.2, STC West Tigers Health Plan H., 4th Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, L. Dam of-

PROVERB (Commands). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1900m, A$318,195, BRC Gunsynd Classic, Gr.3, ATC Dulcify H., L, Australian Turf Club 2YO P., 2d NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, Seymour Cup, L, 3d MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, ATC Fernhill H., L, 4th ATC Schweppervescence H., Gr.3.

Sleepers. 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$107,645, MRC Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria H., SAJC Super Sunday May 2YO H., 2d VRC Responsible Gambling Awareness Week 2YO H., MRC Kingster 2YO H.

Bromide (Canny Lad). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m, A$326,715, STC TAB Power Pays Welter H., De Bortoli Hunter Valley Welter H., AJC Corrida H., Maytag H., STC Kevin R Sheather Electrical Group H., Tiaras & High Tea on Tea Rose Day P., De Bortoli Windy Peak H., 2d BTC Bribie H., L, STC Zhen Corporate Centre H., Hyland Race Colours Welter H., Christmas Party at the Races Welter H., AJC Canon Wishes You a Merry Christmas H., VRC Sequalo H., 3d AJC Bronte Welter H., Sharp H., Aqua d'Amore Welter H.

Dealers. 8 wins to 1400m, A$232,714, AJC UD Trucks H., BRC Sky Sports Radio H., XXXX Gold P., STC Conway Family P., 2d AJC Coast Clothing H., Canadian Club H., STC Spring is Schweppes H., St Marys Rugby League Club H., 3d STC Nivea Visage H., Club Managers' Association Australia H.

Less Speed. Winner at 2050m, 2d SAJC Clipsal H., 3d SAJC Clipsal Data & Communications H. Dam of-

Festina Lente. 4 wins to 1400m, A$101,425, Bendigo Guineas.


3rd dam

DELIBERATION, by Shifway. Winner at 1300m, STC Balgowah Heights H., 2d STC Desirable H. Half-sister to EMANCIPATION (dam of ROYAL PARDON), APPRECIATION, Joy's Girl. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

ACCUMULATION (Last Tycoon). 2 wins at 2, VRC Waltzing Lily H., L, MVRC Mt Franklin H., 2d STC Sovereign Slipper H., 4th VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2. Producer.

Many Hands (Handy Proverb). 5 wins. See above.

Chew Over (Lunchtime). 3 wins to 1250m, STC Marrickville H., Australian Hotels Association H., 2d STC Eskimo Prince H., L, AJC FC Griffith 2YO H., STC Bradford Insulation H., Para Riverside Theatres H.

Conception. Placed at 3. Dam of-

Abstract (Domesday). 2 wins at 2, A$107,100, AJC Yellowglen 2YO H., 2d BRC Lancaster S., L, 3d Qld Tatt's RC Australia Post S., L.

Orchestrations. Placed at 2, 2d STC Wenona Girl 2YO H., 3d AJC Ma Cherie 2YO H., Minoru 2YO H., STC Ripa 2YO H. Dam of-

Deafen - Jason (Mac.) (Dangerous). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m in Aust. and Macau, STC Bradley Photographers 2YO H., Macau Admiralty H., Alvor H., 3d Gosford Slipper, L.


Race Record: 15 Starts 3-3-1 A$462,800.

3 wins at 1400m, A$462,800, ATC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, ATC Ashcroft H., 2d ATC Epsom H., Gr.1, Frank Packer P., Gr.3, 3d Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, 4th ATC Spring Champion S., Gr.1, Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, Hobartville S., Gr.2.