Sire: Al Samer

Dam: Beheshta

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 8 year old

Foaled: Oct 29th, 2011

Country: Australia

Career Record: 48-6-7-6

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    12.5 %
  • Place
    27.1 %





Bay GeldingFoaled in 2011

SireRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
AL SAMER (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2002My Lady's KeyKey to the MintGraustark
  You're My LadyRoberto
DamBrief TruceIrish RiverRiverman
BEHESHTA (IRE) FalafelNorthern Dancer
2000BehariyaSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
  BeheraMill Reef

AL SAMER (AUS) (Bay 2002-Stud 2006). 2 wins-1 at 2, Canberra RC Black Opal S., Gr.3. Sire of 284 rnrs, 165 wnrs, inc. SW Mr Chard (VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3), Underestimation, Berisha, Le Remas, SP Elldami, Young Knight, Export - Unbreakable (Mac.), Sunshine Full Life, Show the Cash - Confalcon (Mal.), Magnetosphere, Royal Lawyer and of Pretty Strong, Hyami, Shinto, Niamh Chinn Oir, Another Larga, Al's Kitchen - Haymaker (H.K.), Angry Gee, etc.


1st dam

BEHESHTA, by Brief Truce. Winner at 2000m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Dushka. Half-sister to Behreyma, Behasni. Dam of eight named foals, seven to race, six winners, inc:-

BERISHA (g. by Al Samer). 6 wins. See below.

Purrsistency Pays (g. by Purrealist). 2 wins at 1600m, 2250m, 3d MVRC MSC Signs H.

Wildly Excited (g. by Dubai Destination). 2 wins at 1600m, 2000m, A$88,600, 2d MVRC CMA Recycling 3YO H., MRC Brian Green H.

Behest (f. by Helene Mascot). 3 wins from 1700m to 2000m in Aust.

Last Boy Scout (g. by Zoffany). Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Miss Funny Money (f. by Viscount). Winner at 1600m in Aust.

Zigplosion (f. by Shinzig). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

BEHARIYA, by Sadler's Wells. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to BEHKIYRA, half-sister to BEHKARA (dam of BEHKABAD, BEHESHT, BEHESHTAM - CARTHAGE (H.K.)), BAYRIKA (dam of BAYLANI DE S'ENA), Behra. Dam of 15 named foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

Behreyma (Persian Bold). Winner at 1850m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Duschka, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Cléopâtre, Gr.3. Producer.

Behasni (Kahyasi). 2 wins at 2900m, 3100m, Longchamp Prix d'Enghien, 3d Longchamp Prix du Carrousel, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Troyes.

Behnasan. 8 wins from 3500m to 4050m, €272,060, Enghien Prix de Besancon Hurdle, Auteuil Prix Prince d'Ecouen Hurdle, 2d Enghien Prix de Beaune Hurdle.

Bonne Eleve. 6 wins from 3300m to 4100m, €203,565, Auteuil Prix Dawn Run Hurdle, Prix Hardatit Hurdle.

Beheshta. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

BEHERA, by Mill Reef. Champion 3YO Filly in Europe in 1989 (Long). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2100m, 3,651,000fr., Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Penelope, Gr.3, 2d Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1, 3d Longchamp Prix de la Nonette, Gr.3, 4th Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1. Half-sister to Badedra (dam of COMEDY OF ERRORS). Dam of 16 named foals, 12 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

BEHKARA (Kris). 4 wins from 2400m to 3000m, €195,740, Longchamp Prix Hubert de Chaudenay, Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix des Tourelles, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Belle de Nuit, L, Deauville Prix Parfums Jacomo, 2d Longchamp Prix Royal Oak, Gr.1, Toulouse Prix Max Sicard, L, 3d Longchamp Prix Royal Oak, Gr.1, Prix de Royallieu, Gr.2. Dam of-

BEHKABAD (Cape Cross). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, €871,840, US$297,000, Longchamp Grand Prix de Paris, Gr.1, Prix Niel, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix de Guiche, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix des Chenes, Gr.3, Deauville Prix d'Etreham, 2d Grand Prix de Chantilly, Gr.2, 3d Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1, Saint-Cloud Prix Omnium II, L, 4th Longchamp Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1. Sire.

BEHESHT (Sea the Stars). 3 wins at 2400m, €93,200, US$18,929, Saint-Cloud Prix Turenne, L, Prix Sea Bird, Longchamp Prix de Reuilly, 2d Vichy Prix Frederic de Lagrange, L, 4th Longchamp Prix de l'Avre, L.

BEHESHTAM - CARTHAGE (H.K.) (Peintre Celebre). 3 wins from 1600m to 2600m, €158,750, HK$1,397,000, Longchamp Prix de l'Avre, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Sanctus, HKJC Foshan H., 2d Longchamp Prix Niel, Gr.2, 4th Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1.

BAYRIKA (Kahyasi). Winner at 3100m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Berteux, Gr.3, 2d Longchamp Prix Hubert de Chaudenay, Gr.2. Dam of-

BAYLANI DE S'ENA (Ashkalani). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 2400m, €101,830, Milan Premio d'Estate, L, Rome Premio Porte Nuove Assicurazioni, Milan Premio Inzago, 2d Rome Premio Tullio Righetti, L.

Bayalika. Unraced. Dam of-

VITAL EQUINE (Danetime). 3 wins at 2, £149,112, €44,505, York Champagne S., Gr.2, 2d The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 3d Longchamp Grand Criterium, Gr.1. Sire.

BEHKIYRA (Entrepreneur). 2 wins at 1¼m, 11f, Limerick Martin Molony S., L. Producer.

Behra (Grand Lodge). Winner at 1¼m, Newbury TFM Cyntergy S., 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Petite Etoile, L, Newmarket Robin Parke Memorial S. Dam of-

Baradari (Manduro). 4 wins from 2000m to 4600m, Haydock Betfair Fixed Brush H. Hurdle, Ascot Holloway's H. Hurdle, 2d Bordeaux Derby du Midi, L, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Maurice Caillault, L.

Behnesa. Unraced. Dam of-

Ivan Grozny (Turtle Bowl). 8 wins from 1800m to 3300m, £33,657, €166,733, A$11,700, Fairyhouse Tayto Hurdle, Tipperary Kevin McManus Bookmaker Grimes Hurdle, Istabraq Hurdle, 3d Longchamp Prix La Force, Gr.3.

Behriya. Unraced. Dam of-

Behrasia (Ashkalani). Winner at 1½m, 2d Galway Oyster S., L, 3d Leopardstown Ballyroan S., L, Curragh Equine Groundcare S. Producer.


Race Record: 45 Starts 6-7-6 A$712,425.

6 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$712,425, Mornington Cup, L, Yarra Valley Cup, VRC Swisse Wellness H., 2d VRC Bagot H., L, Pakenham Cup, L, Cranbourne Cup, L, VRC Flt Lt Peter Armytage H., MRC Selangor Turf Club H., 3d MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, Naturalism S., Gr.3, VRC Happy Holidays H., Yarra Valley Cup, VRC Antler Luggage Trophy H., MRC Rent a H., 4th MRC Zipping Classic, Gr.2, Easter Cup, Gr.3, Ballarat Cup, L.