Vikings Reward

Vikings Reward

Sire: Reward for Effort

Dam: Rose of Portland

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Aug 20th, 2013

Country: Australia


The Bear, R & E Byrnes, Carlo Catalano, Tony Cook, Daniel Hartrick, Nicolle Harvey, Rick Hodges, Hyam Racing Synd (Mgr: TS Hyam) (Mgr: Teena Hyam), Mark Lampshire, John Nolan, Mick O'Neill, Andy Owers, Quentin Powell, Wayne Rose, Ray Wood

Career Record: 9-1-1-0

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    11.1 %
  • Place
    11.1 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2013

SireExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
2006Miss ProspectRory's JesterCrown Jester
  Imposing LifeImposing
DamSeattle SlewBold ReasoningBoldnesian
1992Rose of KingstonClaudeHornbeam
  Kingston RoseBetter Boy

REWARD FOR EFFORT (AUS) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 4 wins-2 at 2, MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1. Sire of 173 rnrs, 84 wnrs, inc. SW Gold Symphony (MRC Vain S., Gr.3), Brugal Reward, Take Pride, Dalradian, SP Gratwick, Tuff Bickie, Sheriff John Stone and of Desert Lashes, Hell of an Effort - D'Great Effort (Mal.), Jevilla, Montana Star - Star Superior (H.K.), Petite's Reward, Blondie, Airlie Reward, Amaliemoo, Bounce Down, Premium Reward, etc.


1st dam

ROSE OF PORTLAND, by Seattle Slew. 5 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$200,750, VRC Hardy Brothers Classic S., Gr.3, Let's Elope S., L, VATC Dairy Farmers Milk H., Attley H., Coral Sea Battle H., 2d VATC Tristarc S., Gr.3, MVRC Australian Trainers' Association H. Three-quarter-sister to Kingston Coup (dam of COUP DE GRACE, COUPE), half-sister to KINGSTON RULE, Portland Prince. Dam of ten foals, eight to race, seven winners, inc:-

Queen (f. by Fairy King). 3 wins at 2, A$174,450, VATC Australia's Own P.H., La Trobe 2YO H., 2d VATC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, SAJC Cinderella S., L, VATC Levante H., 3d MVRC William Inglis Cup, L, VATC Debutante S., L, 4th VRC Red Roses S., L.

Portland Damask (f. by Peintre Celebre). Winner at 1400m, VRC Saleous H., 3d MRC Tranquil Star S., Gr.3, VRC Terrace Restaurant H., 4th MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

Damaskan Ice. Unplaced. Dam of-

Silent Ice. Winner at 1100m in 2015-16, 3d SAJC Irish Race Day 2YO P., David Nash H., Oakbank RC Codeware H.

Bonita Ice. Winner at 1050m in Aust.

Vikings Reward (g. by Reward for Effort). Winner. See below.

Rochie Rosie (f. by Von Costa de Hero). Winner at 1400m in 2015-16, 3d Bendigo JC Horse of the Year 15/8 P.

Kozminsky (g. by Belong to Me). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m in Aust.

Kingston Bridge (g. by Westbridge). 2 wins at 1500m, 1700m in Aust.

Portland Place (c. by Woodman). Winner at 1600m in Aust.

Top of Collins (f. by Westbridge). Unraced. Dam of-

Hi Spun. 2 wins at 1450m to 2015-16 in Aust.


2nd dam

ROSE OF KINGSTON, by Claude. Aust. Horse of the Year. Champion 3YO stayer in Australia in 1981-82. 10 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2500m, A$586,050, AJC Derby, Gr.1, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, VRC Bloodhorse Breeders' P., Gr.2, Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, Craiglee S., Gr.2, Australasian Oaks, Gr.3, VATC Coongy H., Gr.3, SAJC Queen of the South S.H., L, VRC Tauto H., 2d STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1, Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, VATC Underwood S., Gr.1, STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.3, 3d STC HE Tancred S., Gr.1, Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Moonee Valley S., Gr.2. Half-sister to SPIRIT OF KINGSTON (dam of PORTLAND PLAYER), PRINCE OF KINGSTON, Mrs. Minerva (dam of EXTRACTS). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

KINGSTON RULE (Secretariat). Joint third on The 1990-91 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (2100m+). 4 wins from 1600m to 3200m, A$1,504,125, VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, 3200m-in track record time, Moonee Valley Cup, Gr.2, VATC Tommy Woodcock H., HA Currie H., 2d VRC Dalgety H., Gr.2, VATC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.2, Coongy H., Gr.3, Chatham H., 3d VRC Blamey S., Gr.2, VATC St George S., Gr.2, 4th VRC Craiglee S., Gr.2. Sire.

ROSE OF PORTLAND (Seattle Slew). 5 wins. See above.

Portland Prince (Marscay). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$83,950, BTC Hometurn Restaurant H., Office of State Revenue H., VATC WE Cash Plumbing H., Ilumquh H., 2d VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, 3d VRC Talindert H., L, QTC Flying Ace H., Toy Show H., XXXX Light BitterH., VATC Centenary of Australian Nursing H.


3rd dam

Kingston Rose, by Better Boy. 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, VRC Exford H., MVRC Alexandra H., STC September Welter H., VATC Heathmont S., Dingley S., Glen Eira H., 3d AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, 4th AJC Epsom H., Gr.1. Sister to PILGARLIC, three-quarter-sister to Rashomon, Wee Bird (dam of ROONEY). Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

ROSE OF KINGSTON (Claude). 10 wins. See above.

SPIRIT OF KINGSTON (Bletchingly). Top filly on The 1984-85 Australasian 3YO Classification. 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 2500m, A$413,340, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1, Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, ACT RC Black Opal S., Gr.3, VRC Waltzing Lily H., 2d SAJC Queen of the South S.H., Gr.3, VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, L, 3d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2. Dam of-

PORTLAND PLAYER (Theatrical). 2 wins at 1400m, 2500m, A$761,870, Victoria Derby, Gr.1, VRC Perri Cutten H., 2d VATC Vain S., L, 3d MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.3, 4th VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, Autumn S., Gr.3, Zeditave S., L. Sire.

Tarheel Boy (Alydar). 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, AJC Commodore H., 3d STC Ajax S., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, VATC Schweppes Cup, L.

Kingston Coup. Raced twice. Dam of-

COUP DE GRACE (Roi Danzig). 4 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$414,170, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, VATC Veuve Clicquot S., L, 2d VATC Blue Diamond Preview, Gr.3, 3d MVRC Qantas Club H.

COUPE (Spinning World). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1600m, A$269,050, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, MVRC Father Christmas 2YO H., 2d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.3, VATC Bradmac 2YO P., 3d AJC Angst H., L, VRC Nivea Visage Girls Day Out H., 4th MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), Gr.3. Producer.

PRINCE OF KINGSTON (Roberto). 3 wins from 1200m to 2100m, VRC Metric Mile H., L, Aurie's Star H., Saint-Cloud Prix Ksamando, 2d VRC Adelaide Cup Day H., VATC Endeavour Hills Highweight H.

Mrs. Minerva. Placed at 3, 2d VRC Evening Peal H. Dam of-

EXTRACTS (Snippets). 12 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$213,855, WATC Ruabon Sprint H., L, VATC Ian Miller H., Robert Hunter H., 3d VATC Christmas H., L, WATC Cyril Flower S., L.

Blithe Spirit (Bletchingly). Placed at 2, 3d VATC Mona Nursery S., L. Producer.


Race Record: 3 Starts 1-1-0 A$25,150.

Winner at 1000m in 2016-17, SAJC Mitty's P., 2d SAJC Schweppes H.