Cascata Rossa

Cascata Rossa

Sire: Testa Rossa

Dam: Backatem

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Sep 26th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Yellow, Black Sash, Armbands And Cap


N M Bowden & B P Quigley





Bay horseFoaled in 2012

SirePeruginoDanzigNorthern Dancer
TESTA ROSSA (AUS) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1996Bo DapperSir DapperVain
  BodegaWithout Fear
DamNotebookWell DecoratedRaja Baba
BACKATEM (USA) MobcapTom Rolfe
1997Deputy's MistressDeputy MinisterVice Regent
  River CrossingAffirmed

TESTA ROSSA (AUS) (Bay 1996-Stud 2001). 13 wins-5 at 2, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Sire of 902 rnrs, 665 wnrs, 59 SW, inc. Ortensia (WATC Winterbottom S., Gr.1), Rostova, Testafiable, Fontelina, Twilight Royale, Ranger, Sistine Angel, Testa My Patience, Vormista, Jiang - Blue Genes (H.K.), Unencumbered, Speediness, Red Colossus, Publishing, Amelie's Star, The Bowler, Weregoingtogetcha, Heart Testa, Pane in the Glass, There's Only One, etc.


1st dam

BACKATEM, by Notebook. 2 wins at 2, Calder Three Ring S., L, 3d Calder Judy's Red Shoes S., L. Sister to Throwthebookatem, half-sister to SHADOWBDANCING. Dam of ten named foals, nine to race, six winners, inc:-

RUNNING BOBCATS (f. by Running Stag). 9 wins-4 at 2-to 7f, US$377,494, Calder Distaff Turf Sprint H., L, Tampa Bay Downs South Sophomore Fillies S., L, Calder Cassidy S., L, Ema Bovary S., L, Dolly Jo S., L, 2d Calder U Can Do it H., L, Sugar n Spice S., L, Joe O'Farrell Juvenile Fillies S., L, Happy New Year S., L, Cool Air S., L, 3d Calder Snurb S., 4th Calder Distaff Turf Sprint Championship H., L, Lindsay Frolic S., L, Tampa Bay Downs Minaret S., L. Dam of-

ASIA EXPRESS (Henny Hughes). Champion 2YO Colt in Japan in 2013. 4 wins-3 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, 176,336,000¥, Nakayama Asahi Hai Futurity S., Gr.1, Niigata Leopard S., Gr.3, Tokyo Oxalis Sho, 2d Nakayama Fuji TV Sho Spring S., Gr.2, Hanshin Antares S., Gr.3, Nagoya Daishoten, L, 4th Niigata BSN Sho, L.

R Cat Daddy. 2 wins at 5½f, 7½f in 2016 in U.S.A.

Noble Bolt. Winner at 1000m in Korea.

TAKE IT LIKE A MAN (g. by Run Away and Hide). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 5½f to 1m, US$423,684, to 2016, Charles Town Researcher S., L, 2d Fair Grounds Thanksgiving H., L, 4th Fair Grounds Duncan F Kenner S., L.

Scesney Says (f. by Alphabet Soup). 5 wins at 6f, 1m in U.S.A.

Smart Missile (f. by Golden Missile). 2 wins at 6f, 1m, Aqueduct Allowance. Dam of-

Zeal. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m to 2016 in Philippines.

Senor Jerry. 3 wins at 6f, 6½f in U.S.A. and Canada.

Alphabet Missile. Winner at 2 in Puerto Rico.

Back Catcha Eric (g. by Discreet Cat). Winner at 7f in U.S.A.

Wild Brew (f. by Milwaukee Brew). Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

Chlodie's Choice. Winner at 1400m in Philippines.

Cascata Rossa (c. by Testa Rossa). See below.

Mirkwood Forest (g. by Forest Danger). Placed at 3 in U.S.A.


2nd dam

DEPUTY'S MISTRESS, by Deputy Minister. Unraced. Half-sister to Aspen Falls (dam of IRISH LIGHTS), Capote Crossing (dam of LA ITALIA). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, all winners, inc:-

SHADOWBDANCING (Montbrook). 15 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1¼m, US$1,003,530, Prairie Meadows Cornhusker H., Gr.2, Prairie Meadows Derby, L, Mountaineer Mile S., L, Prairie Meadows H., L, Mountaineer Park West Virginia Governor's S., L, Remington Park Governor's Cup, L, Fonner Park Bosselman Gus Fonner S., L, Hawthorne Cryptoclearance S., L, Bonasera S., L, Prairie Meadows Jim Rasmussen Memorial S., L-twice, Prairie Mile S., L, 2d Prairie Meadows Cornhusker H., Gr.2, Mountaineer Mile H., L, Hawthorne Hula Chief S., L, Cryptoclearance S., L, Prairie Meadows Jim Rasmussen Memorial S., L, 3d Prairie Meadows H., L, Hoosier Park Michael G Schaefer Mile S., L, Fonner Park Bosselman Gus Fonner S., L, Prairie Meadows Jim Rasmussen Memorial S., L, Golden Circle S., L, 4th Prairie Meadows Cornhusker H., Gr.3, Penn National Swatara S., L.

BACKATEM (Notebook). 2 wins. See above.

Throwthebookatem (Notebook). 3 wins at 2, US$220,291, 2d Calder What a Pleasure S., Gr.3, Mecke S., L, Great Sound H., L, Ocala OBS Championship S. (c&g), L, 4th Gulfstream Park The Vid S., L, Calder In Reality S., L, Roman Brother S., L, Hialeah Angelo Testa S., L.

Literature. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

Lion of Belfort (Statue of Liberty). 3 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$328,225, MRC Blue Sapphire S., MVRC Mitchelton Wines P., 3d VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1.


3rd dam

RIVER CROSSING, by Affirmed. Unplaced. Half-sister to FALL ASPEN (dam of FORT WOOD, HAMAS, NORTHERN ASPEN, TIMBER COUNTRY, BIANCONI, COLORADO DANCER, ELLE SEULE, MAZZACANO, PRINCE OF THIEVES), McCracken, Paintbrush, Brackish (dam of MERZOUK, PACIFIC WEST, VALSES POUR MOI), Existentialist (dam of YOUBETTERBELIEVEIT), Sweet Cielo (dam of TSURUMARU TSUYOSHI). Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Kaimana. 2 wins at 6f, Hollywood Park Allowance. Producer.

Aspen Falls. Winner at 5½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

IRISH LIGHTS (Fastnet Rock). 3 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$492,950, MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, VRC Sofitel Girls Day Out H., 2d MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), L, 3d MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2. Dam of-

OMEI SWORD (High Chaparral). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$375,025, to 2016-17, ATC Silver Shadow S., Gr.2, Peter Svendsen 2YO H., 2d ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, Magic Night S., Gr.2.

Capote Crossing. Unplaced. Dam of-

LA ITALIA (Stravinsky). Joint second filly on The 2005-06 NZ 2YO Free H. 3 wins at 2, NZ$355,375, WRC Wakefield Challenge S., Gr.2, Waikato RC New Zealand Bloodstock Classique, L, CJC Riccarton Park Function Centre 2YO S., 2d Otago RC Vet Equine 2YO Trophy, 3d ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Highview S., Gr.3, 4th Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2. Producer.


Race Record: 6 Starts 0-2-0 A$10,020.

Placed to 2016-17 in Aust.