Bravo Tango

Bravo Tango

Sire: Congrats

Dam: Pas de Deux

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Sep 3rd, 2014

Country: Australia

Silks: Red, Black Stars

Trainer's Name: Mitchell Freedman


McGrath Racing (Mgr: M O McGrath), M J Caporale, R J Harman, D B Fewster, Mrs J M Fewster, Dr T S Whitehead, M Eight Fast Track Racing (Mgr: M Valkovic), Get Me A Permit (Mgr: A J Gray), L D B Racing (Mgr: S Lynch) & St Pats Punting (Mgr: A J Gray)

Career Record: 18-6-4-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    33.3 %
  • Place
    33.3 %





Foaled 3rd September 2014

SireA.P. IndySeattle SlewBold Reasoning
CONGRATS (USA) Weekend SurpriseSecretariat
2000PraiseMr. ProspectorRaise a Native
  Wild ApplauseNorthern Dancer
DamSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
PAS DE DEUX (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
2005Bermuda ClassicDouble FormHabitat
  Minnie TudorTudor Melody

CONGRATS (USA) (Bay 2000-Stud U.S.A. 2007, Aust. 2011). 7 wins-1 at 2, Santa Anita San Pasqual H., Gr.2. Sire of 584 rnrs, 385 wnrs, 24 SW, inc. Turbulent Descent (Hollywood Starlet S., Gr.1), Emma's Encore, Wickedly Perfect, Forever Darling, Venus Valentine, Polar River, Jacaranda, Cash Back, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc SP Chimboraa, Commiserate and of Jupiter Gold, Sky Heart, Dark Ensign, Forty Four Red, Royal Applause, Sir Charleston, Wide Acclaim, Bakslap, etc.


1st dam

PAS DE DEUX, by Sadler's Wells. Unraced. Sister to KOURNAKOVA, three-quarter-sister to IN THE LIMELIGHT, ON THE NILE, half-sister to SHAKE THE YOKE (dam of SHAKE OFF), TROPICAL (dam of TROPICAL STAR). This is her fifth foal. Dam of three foals to race, two winners-

Chimboraa (c. by Congrats). Placed at 2, A$151,350, in 2015-16, 2d ATC Champagne S., Gr.1, Pago Pago S., Gr.2.

Excel Oneself (g. by Exceed and Excel). 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m, HK$3,576,440, to 2015-16, HKJC Deauville Yearling Sales H., Peridot H., Deep Water Bay H., Blue Pool H., 2d HKJC Ewo Challenge Trophy H., Arbuthnot H., Longines international Jockey Championship H., Hong Kong Club Challenge Cup, 3d HKJC Man Cheung H., Owl H., Derby Restaurant & Bar H.

Daruna (g. by Dalakhani). 4 wins from 1400m to 1800m to 2014-15, 3d ATC Liverpool City Champion 2YO H.


2nd dam

BERMUDA CLASSIC, by Double Form. 2 wins at 2, Curragh S., Gr.3, Curragh Railway S., Gr.3, 2d Phoenix Park Orchardstown Stud S., L, 3d Curragh Gladness S., Gr.3, Desmond S., Gr.3, McGrath S., L, 4th Curragh Desmond S., Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to Minnie Habit (dam of KUTUB, IN THE LIMELIGHT, ON THE NILE), half-sister to Ashbourne Lass (dam of SIR BASIL). Dam of 14 foals, 11 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

SHAKE THE YOKE (Caerleon). Joint third top filly on The 1995 2YO & 1996 3YO European Classification. 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, £120,726, 1,357,000fr., US$248,240, Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Hollywood Wilshire H., Gr.3, Longchamp Prix d'Aumale, Gr.3, Prix de la Grotte, Gr.3, Santa Anita Allowance 4YO+m, 2d Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, Gr.1, Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1, Santa Anita Buena Vista H., Gr.2, Santa Ana H., Gr.2, 3d Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1. Dam of-

SHAKE OFF (A.P. Indy). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, Del Mar Barona Cup H., L, 3d Hollywood Flawlessly S., L, 4th Santa Anita Harold C Ramser Sr H., L. Producer.

TROPICAL (Green Desert). Third top rated 3YO filly in Ireland in 1993. 7 wins-3 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Curragh S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Phoenix Sprint S., Gr.3, Flying Five S., Gr.3-twice, Belgrave S., L, Ward International 2YO Fillies S., 2d Newmarket Palace House S., Gr.3, 3d Curragh Railway S., Gr.3, 4th Curragh Debutante S., L. Dam of-

TROPICAL STAR (Machiavellian). 7 wins from 1200m to 1700m in U.A.E, Nad al Sheba Mahab Al Shimaal S., Gr.3, Al Shindagha Sprint S., Gr.3, E-Vision S., Al Shindagha Sprint Prep S., 2d Nad al Sheba Dubai Golden Shaheen S., Gr.1, Godolphin Mile S., Gr.2, HH Sheikh Maktoum al Maktoum Challenge S. No.1, Gr.3, Burj Nahaar S., L, 3d Nad al Sheba HH Sheikh Maktoum al Maktoum Challenge S. No.2, Gr.3, Al Shindagha Sprint S., L.

Soft Breeze. 2 wins at 7f, 1m, Ascot The Mail On Sunday Mile Qualifier, 3d Goodwood ABN Amro H., Newbury Courage Best H., York EBF 2YO S., Newmarket Directa Gaffa S. Producer.

Tibesti. Unraced. Dam of-

MOVE IN TIME (Monsieur Bond). 9 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, £188,232, €306,625, to 2015, Longchamp Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, Prix du Petit Couvert, Gr.3, Ascot Rous S., L, Doncaster Bet365 H., Newmarket Oakmont Construction S., 2d Ascot Cornwallis S., Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Petit Couvert, Gr.3, Prix de Saint-Georges, Gr.3, Tipperary Abergwaun S., L, Ascot Shergar Cup Dash S., York Symphony Group S., Irish Stallion Farms Sprint S., 3d Goodwood King George S., Gr.2, Curragh Sapphire S., Gr.3, Newmarket Abernant S., Gr.3, Sandown Scurry S., L, Fontainebleau Prix Cor de Chasse, L, Newbury Weatherbys Super Sprint 2YO S., 4th Curragh Flying Five S., Gr.3, Sapphire S., Gr.3, Haydock Achilles S., L, Ayr Harry Rosebery S., L.

KOURNAKOVA (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 9½f, Gowran Denny Cordell Lavarack Memorial Fillies S., L, 2d Curragh Athasi S., L, 3d Longchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1. Producer.

Shadoof. 7 wins at 1¼m in GB and Saudi Arabia, Epsom Valliant H., Vodafone H., Newbury Scottish Equitable Jockeys Association H., 2d Epsom Valliant H., 3d Newmarket Cambridgeshire H.

Mesopotamia. Winner at 1¼m, Curragh Virtual Racing on Sky Channel S.

Virginia Cottage. Unplaced. Dam of-

Spizigun. 9 wins from 1800m to 3000m, €109,141, Milan Premio Copreno, Premio Grosotto, Premio Tamaro, Rome Premio Artaius, 2d Rome Premio Associazione Alzheimer, 3d Rome Handicap d'Autunno, Premio Comune di Grottaferrata.

Dimanche. Unraced. Dam of-

Sir Duke. 7 wins from 1¼m to 12¼f, Doncaster Securitas Security Services H., Urban-I Contemporary Living H., 2d Ascot Landsbanki Apprentice H.