Reward For Effort


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  • Won the Group 1 Blue Diamond as a 2YO


  • Undefeated Weight-For-Age 3YO, Group Winner as a 4YO


  • Champion Victorian 1st & 2nd Season Sire


  • Stakes Winners include Ability, Gold Symphony, Take Pride, Brugal Reward, Dalradian and Desert Lashes

  • Competed only in Stakes races during his 10 race career, which started in brilliant fashion with a win at 2 on debut in the MRC Blue Diamond Preview L (1000m)
  • Followed up with a decisive win in the MRC Blue Diamond S Gr 1 (1200m), defeating subsequent Gr 1 winners Starspangledbanner and Rostova
  • Undefeated weight-for-age winner at 3 and Group winner at 4
  • 3 / 4 brother-in-blood to Overreach, also a GR 1 winner at 2 (2012-2013) of the ATC Golden Slipper S (1200m)
  • By world Champion 2YO sire Exceed and Excel from a Stakes winning mare by Champion Sire and Champion Broodmare Sire Rory’s Jester [a champion 2YO and a winner of the STC Golden Slipper S Gr 1 – also the sire of a Golden Slipper winner]
  • Reward For Effort covered 172 quality mares in 2016.
  • Already produced 6 Stakes Winners with Ability [1st Bletchingly S., Gr.3] All Victorian Sprint, L], Gold Symphony[1st MRC Vain S., Gr.3, MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3], Take Pride [1st MVRC Champagne S., Gr.3], Dalradian [1st Inglis Banner RL], Brugal Reward [1st Typhoon Tracy S., Gr3], Desert Lashes [1st Redelva S., L]


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Danehill (USA) 1986Danzig (USA) 1977
Razyana (USA) 1981
Exceed And Excel (AUS) 2000
Patrona (USA) 1994Lomond (USA) 1980
Gladiolus (USA) 1974

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(AUS) 2006
Rory's Jester (AUS) 1982Crown Jester (AUS) 1978
Rory's Rocket (GB) 1973
Miss Prospect (AUS) 1990
Imposing Life (NZ) 1982Imposing (AUS) 1975
Life At Last (IRE) 1976

Race Record:

10 Starts: 4 wins, 1 second, 1 third

Prizemoney: $937,200

1st: 2009 MRC Blue Diamond Stakes Group 1 1200m

1st: 2010 STC Concorde Stakes Group 3 1100m

1st: 2009 MRC Blue Diamond Preview Listed 1000m

1st: 2010 MRC Sir John Monash Stakes Listed 1100m

Stud Career:

Commenced stud duties in 2011. His oldest progeny are 5YO. Sire of 105 individual winners, of 220 wins and total prize money $7,501,240.

His winners include Gold Symphony [6 wins and $510,500, 1st MRC Vain S., Gr.3, MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, National Sprint, L.] Ability [6 wins and $350,240, 1st MRC Bletchingly S., Gr.3] Take Pride [3 wins and $241,550, 1st MVRC Champagne S., Gr.3], Dalradian [2 wins and $194,800 , 1st Inglis Banner RL] Brugal Reward [3 wins and $190,090, 1st Typhoon Tracy S., Gr.3] Desert Lashes [8 wins and $236,600, 1st Redelva S., L] Jumbo Luck, Petites Reward, Hell Of An Effort, Kilowatt, Ability, Montana Star, Drill Master, Jevilla, Destiny’s Reward, Effortless Miss, Pakaya Prince, Tender Mist, Marie Claire, Take A Sip, Valentines Reward, Silent Sniper, Zarakhani, Beyond Purple, Tuff Bickie, No Pain No Gain, Uncanny Effort, Don’t Go Quietly, Murphy’s Reward, Effortless, Reward The Dream, Doin’ The Deed, Effortless Power, Reward For Fashion, Desert Lashes, Cash Leakage, Super Jan, Life’s Reward, Rewarding Effort, I’m Telling Ya, Greensborough, Effortless Reward, Siren’s Reward, Sheriff John Stone, Big Effort, First Reward, Iamthekey, Airlie Reward, Reward With Return, etc.



REWARD FOR EFFORT dominates the 2009 MRC Blue Diamond Stakes:



2017 Service Fee: $16,500

Including GST and transferable Free Return (Conditions apply)

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