Sire: Gorky Park

Dam: Cross Examine

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Oct 31st, 2013

Country: New Zealand

Silks: White, Royal Blue And Gold Band, Royal Blue Sleeves And Cap


M F McMahon

Career Record: 9-2-0-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    22.2 %
  • Place
    22.2 %





Bay GeldingFoaled in 2013

SireMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
GORKY PARK (NZ) FloripedesTop Ville
2003StelutaDefensive PlayFappiano
  Karman GalPersian Bold
DamCape CrossGreen DesertDanzig
CROSS EXAMINE (NZ) Park AppealAhonoora
2001PericotPersian BoldBold Lad

GORKY PARK (NZ) (Bay 2003-Stud 2011). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 3200m, A$821,450, Geelong Classic, L, VRC Andrew Ramsden S., L, 2d Victoria Derby, Gr.1, 3d STC BMW S., Gr.1, 4th STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, MRC Zeditave S., L. Half-brother to the dam of SW Planet Rock (New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1). Sire of 25 rnrs, 11 wnrs, inc. SW Gorbachev (Wellington Cup, Gr.3) and of Single Moment, Ohthoserussians, Iskander, Magic Paint, The Wind, Sylwek, Combat Ready, Rakovsky, Compromise - Bring Me Joy (Sing.), Irina, etc.


1st dam

CROSS EXAMINE, by Cape Cross. Unraced. Half-sister to VERLEI, MY JASPA. Dam of six named foals, five to race, three winners, inc:-

Lowprofile (f. by Tavistock). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2019-20, BOP RC The Breeze Breakfast H.

Shrug - Flying Force (H.K.) (g. by Any Suggestion). 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m, NZ$5,000, HK$2,339,075, to 2018-19 in NZ and HK, HKJC Kwoon Chung Zhuhai Express H., St John Ambulance H., 3d HKJC Cotton Tree H., Long Valley H., Fat Choi H., St George's Challenge Cup, Island H.

Rakovsky (g. by Gorky Park). Winner. See below.

Peg (f. by Lucky Unicorn). Placed at 3 in NZ.


2nd dam

PERICOT, by Persian Bold. Winner at 2 in GB. Half-sister to Lady of the House (dam of LUCKY DREAM, SUDESURA). Dam of 9 named foals, 6 to race, all winners, inc:-

VERLEI (Blues Traveller). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, Egmont RC Fayette Park S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Rock on Ivy. 7 wins from 1200m to 2200m, A$226,970, BRC Coke Zero H., Qld Tatt's RC Weddings at Tattersall's H., 2d BRC Mandate H., New Years Eve Raceday H., Madison Cleaning Services H., GCTC Ladies Day Fiesta Centre H., 3d ATC TAB H., SAJC Fleurieu Milk Company H., BRC XXXX Summer H., CFMEU Qld & NT Branch H., Coca Cola H.

Rose of Dana. Winner at 1000m, 3d MVRC Kevin Sheedy P. Dam of-

Bel Burgess. 9 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$354,360, to 2019-20, BRC Madison Cleaning Services H., MRC Le Pine Funerals H., MVRC Ranvet H., SCTC Clinic One H., Wodonga Gold Cup, 2d MRC Vobis Gold Mile, 3d MRC Tile Importer H., BRC Country Music Weekend H.

MY JASPA (Heroicity). 2 wins at 1800m, 2000m, VRC Siemens Mobile S., L, VATC Wattyl Paints H., 3d VRC Flemington Rose H., 4th MVRC Great Western S., L. Producer.

Jaspa Zen. 3 wins at 1450m, 1600m, MRC Sufficient H. Dam of-

Te Kingi. 4 wins from 2000m to 2400m, ARC CM Jillings Cup, Counties RC Versatile Buildings H., 2d ARC Breakfast Meetings H., Counties RC Colliers International H., 3d ARC Broderick Print H.

Famous Lantern. 2 wins at 1000m, 1050m in Macau.

Aprikot. 2 wins at 2050m, 2200m in NZ. Producer.


3rd dam

RELFO, by Relko. Joint third top filly on The 1978 English & French 3YO Free Hs. 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 1½m, Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2, Curragh Brownstown S., L, Leopardstown Rathmines P.H., 2d Longchamp Prix Vermeille, Gr.1, Phoenix Park Park S., Gr.3, 3d Irish Oaks, Gr.1. Blood-sister to Hoorah Henry. Dam of 15 foals, 13 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

Qui Suis Je. 4 wins from 2000m to 2500m, Saint-Cloud Prix de la Chateignerie, Deauville Prix du Conseil General. Dam of-

Cupçik. Winner at 2 in Turkey. Dam of-

TENEDOS (Unaccounted For). 8 wins-4 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m in Turkey, Istanbul Nene Hatun, L. Producer.

Lady of the House. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

LUCKY DREAM (Homme de Loi). 7 wins from 2100m to 3000m, 1,193,147fr., Maisons-Laffitte Prix Maurice de Nieuil, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix La Moskowa, L-twice, Bordeaux Derby du Midi, L, 2d Longchamp Prix Vicomtesse Vigier, Gr.2, Prix de Barbeville, Gr.3, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Maurice de Nieuil, Gr.2, 4th Grand Prix de Chantilly, Gr.2. Sire.

SUDESURA (Caerleon). Winner at 2100m, Rome Premio Minerva, L. Producer.

Lady of Vision. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

DR. BRENDLER (Distant View). 5 wins from 1m to 1½m, £33,111, US$342,131, Pimlico Dixie S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Two Thousand Guineas Trial, L, Keeneland Allowance, Gulfstream Park Allowance-twice, 2d Leopardstown Killavullan S., Gr.3, Arlington Park Stars & Stripes H., Gr.3, 3d Belmont Manhattan H., Gr.1, Curragh Go Racing in Kildare 2YO S., 4th Pimlico Dixie S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Kilternan S., L.

POLISH VISION (Polish Numbers). 6 wins at 5f, 6f, US$218,876, Meadowlands William Livingston S., L, 2d Meadowlands Thomas Edison H., L, Colonial Downs Punch Line S., L, 3d Colonial Downs Punch Line S., L-twice.

Leading Question (Polish Numbers). 4 wins at 8½f, 2d Pimlico Gala Lil H., L, 3d Timonium Alma North H., L, 4th Laurel Summertime Promise S., L. Dam of-

Answer by Daylight. Placed at 3 in U.S.A. Dam of-

STEPHEN'S ANSWER (Stephen Got Even). 10 wins from 6f to 8¼f, US$218,077, to 2019, Delta Mile S., L.


Race Record: 4 Starts 1-0-2 A$19,500.

Winner at 2200m in Aust.