Pedigree


SireDanehillDanzigby Northern Dancer
COMMANDSRazyanaby His Majesty
1981Cotehele House (GB)My Swaneeby Petition
Eight Caratby Pieces Of Eight
DamQuest For FameRainbow Questby Blushing Groom
DEXTROUSAryenneby Green Dancer
1989Many HandsHandy Proverbby Twig Moss (Fr)
Deliberationby Shifway

COMMANDS (AUS) (Bay 1996-Stud 2000). 4 wins-3 at 2, STC Missile S., Gr.3. Leading Aust. Sire of Winners, 3 times. Sire of 896 rnrs, 637 wnrs, 57 SW, inc. Appearance (VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1), Epaulette, Purple, Undue, Paratroopers, Skilled, Russeting, Commanding Jewel, Erewhon, Rain Affair, First Command, El Cambio, Lamasery, Court Command, Soul, Ambidexter, Altar, Marching, Kanzan, Proverb, Rarefied, Friday Creek, Queen's Command, She Rules, etc.

1st Dam
DEXTROUS, by Quest for Fame (GB). 5 wins-2 at 2-1200 to 1600m, $350,520, MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr 2, VRC Vanity S., Gr 3, MVRC Alexandra S., L, MRC Out of Danger 2YO H., 3d MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr 2, SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr 3, MRC Arborea H. Half-sister to Light Work, More Haste (dam of PROVERB), Bromide. Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, all winners-
SKILLED (c by Commands) 3 wins at 2 1200 to 1600m, $581,850, AJC Champagne S., Gr 1, STC TL Baillieu H., L, AJC Pagewood 2YO H., 2d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr 1, ATC Royal Randwick Guineas, Gr 1, MRC Gothic S., L, 3d ATC Royal Sovereign S., Gr 2, Hobartville S., Gr 2, BRC BTC Classic, Gr 3, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr 3, 4th VRC Carbine Club S., Gr 3.
AMBIDEXTER (c by Commands) 3 wins. See race record section.
SIDESTEP (c by Exceed and Excel) Winner at 2 at 1200m, $787,500, in 2012-13, ATC Pago Pago S., Gr 2, 2d ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr 1, Canberra RC Black Opal S., L, 3d MRC Merson Cooper S., L.
Impartial (g by Lonhro) Winner at 1457m.
Thumb (f by Octagonal (NZ)) Unraced. Dam of-
Hailed. 3 wins 1000 to 1200m to 2012-13, TRC Tattersall's Park Function Centre H., 2d TRC Bam Bam Memorial H., Sorell Business Centre H.
2nd Dam
Many Hands, by Handy Proverb. 5 wins 1500 to 2400m, $124,900, STC Manchester Unity H., Daihatsu Charade Welter H., AJC Vincent O'Brien H., STC Kempton Park H., 2d AJC Adrian Knox S., Gr 3, Warwick Farm Spring Cup, L, Cordare H., Clibborn H., STC Japan Racing Association Welter H., Parramatta Foundation H., Noumea H., 3d NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's P., L, STC Christmas Cup, L, Tooheys Blue H., Truscotts Toyota Welter H. Halfsister to ACCUMULATION, Chew Over. Dam of 11 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-
DEXTROUS (f Quest for Fame) 5 wins. See above.
Light Work (f Danehill) 3 wins-1 at 2-1400 to 1900m, $271,935, STC Bookmakers H., AJC Dark Marne 2YO H., Matador Bullbars H., 2d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr 1, STC Ansett Australia S., Gr 1, Alfalfa 2YO H., 3d Cranbourne Cup, L, STC GJC Moore H., Florida Keys H.
More Haste (f Brief Truce) 2 wins at 1400, 1600m, NSW Tatt's RC Do it at Diggers H., AJC Shading H., 2d STC Meriton Wests Tigers H., Darley Guineas Day H., 3d AJC Emancipation S., Gr 2, STC West Tigers Health Plan H., 4th Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, L. Dam of 4 winners-
PROVERB (g Commands) 3 wins-1 at 2-1200 to 1900m, $287,300, to 2012-13, BRC Gunsynd Classic, Gr 3, ATC Dulcify H., L, Australian Turf Club 2YO P., 2d NSW Tatt's RC Ming Dynasty H., L, 3d MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr 2, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr 3, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr 3, ATC Fernhill H., L, 4th ATC Schweppervescence H., Gr 3.
Bromide (g Canny Lad) 8 wins-1 at 2-1100 to 1500m, $326,715, STC TAB Power Pays Welter H., De Bortoli Hunter Valley Welter H., AJC Corrida H., Maytag H., STC Kevin R Sheather Electrical Group H., Tiaras & High Tea on Tea Rose Day P., De Bortoli Windy Peak H., 2d BTC Bribie H., L, STC Zhen Corporate Centre H., Hyland Race Colours Welter H., Christmas Party at the Races Welter H., AJC Canon Wishes You a Merry Christmas H., VRC Sequalo H., 3d AJC Bronte Welter H., Sharp H., Aqua d'Amore Welter H., Daily Telegraph H., STC Nivea Visage Girls Day Out H., Christmas at the Races H., Bob O'Reilly P., Hawkesbury RC BTW Communications Flying H.