Sire: Reward for Effort

Colour: Bay

Dam: Palace de Lago

Sex: Gelding

Age: 4

Foaled: Sep 19, 2017

Country: Australia

Trainer: Barry Goodwin

Silks: Orange, Black Stars, Sleeves And Cap, Orange Stars


Owners: B R Knight, Ms C S Wakelam, R A Hiscock, Ms C A Hiscock, G M McCluskey, Ms J L Lamb, G McNab, R Montebruno, S Orr & We Won Buy A Long Neck (Mgr: M Wursthorn)

10: 3 - 1 - 0
Wins: 30.0%
Place: 10.0%




Bay GeldingFoaled in 2017

SireExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
2006Miss ProspectRory's JesterCrown Jester
  Imposing LifeImposing
DamEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
PALACE DE LAGO (AUS) Shoal CreekStar Way
2002Versailles PikePalace MusicThe Minstrel
  Century PikeCentury

REWARD FOR EFFORT (AUS) (Bay 2006-Stud 2011). 4 wins-2 at 2, MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1. Sire of 521 rnrs, 329 wnrs, inc. SW Gold Symphony (MRC Vain S., Gr.3), Ability, Brugal Reward, Take Pride, Blondie, Dalradian, Desert Lashes, SP Gratwick, Jumbo Luck, Tuff Bickie, Fancy Rumble, I'm Telling Ya, Sheriff John Stone and of Echoes in Eternity, Final Man, Lucifer's Reward, Not Enough Effort, Miss Norway, No Effort, Reward Seeker, etc.


1st dam

PALACE DE LAGO, by Encosta de Lago. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Half-sister to Little Baldy. Dam of eight named foals, all raced, four winners, inc:-

Destiny Rising (g. by God's Own). 6 wins to 1200m, A$120,630, ATC Australian Turf Club P., 2d ATC Nissan Micra Sprint 2YO H., 3d ATC St George Maso's at Mortdale P.

Destiny's Reward (g. by Reward for Effort). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1100m, A$123,980, 2d MRC Hamilton Reid CA H., 3d MVRC 1print H., Ranvet 2YO P.

Destiny's Republic (g. by Reward for Effort). 2 wins. See below.

Destiny's Revenge (g. by Reward for Effort). 2 wins at 1200m, A$109,133 in Aust.

Destiny's Revolt (f. by Reward for Effort). Placed in 2020-21 in Aust.

Jagniwas (g. by Reset). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

VERSAILLES PIKE, by Palace Music. Winner at 2 in Aust. Half-sister to La Favorisee (dam of FAVOURITE ISLAND). Dam of 10 named foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

Little Baldy (Umatilla). 10 wins from 1100m to 2100m, A$230,498, MVRC Jayco Caravans H., MRC So Called H., SAJC Allan Scott Park Morphettville H., Mick Dermody Memorial H., 2d Tasmanian Derby, Gr.3, MVRC Geoff Torney Cup, SAJC Distinctive Homes H.

Sky Princess. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$13,000, S$230,026, WATC Westspeed 2YO P., Singapore TC Charity S., Kranji C S., Trigger Express S., Class 4 H., Benchmark 67 H., 2d Singapore TC Benchmark 83 H., Graduation S., 3d Singapore TC Benchmark 83 H.

Border Flight. 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$101,405 in Aust.

Belle of Dubai. 3 wins from 1300m to 1600m in Aust.

Cape Versailles. 2 wins at 1400m in Aust.

Versatilla. 2 wins at 2400m, 2800m in Aust.

Palace de Lago. Winner. See above.

Tilla Pike. Winner at 1600m in Aust.


3rd dam

CENTURY PIKE, by Century. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1400m, A$179,450, VATC Tranquil Star S., L, Mona Nursery S., L, 2d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Red Roses S., L, MVRC Governor Phillip H., 3d VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2, MVRC Laurent Perrier S., Gr.2, SAJC Morphettville Arms Hotel H., 4th VRC Waltzing Lily H., L. Three-quarter-sister to AVERAGE GAME, half-sister to RECHABITE. Dam of 12 named foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

Undred Carters. 5 wins to 1550m, MVRC Steve Madden Shoes H., 2d MVRC Reggio Calabria Club H.

Key Reversal. 4 wins to 1200m, A$98,230, STC Harris Farm H., Samos H., MVRC Brave Chief H., 2d SAJC Carlton Draught Flying H., AJC Frenmore Food Distributors H., SAJC Distinctive Lifestyle H., Joseph Chifley H., 3d SAJC Liz Davenport Flying H., Staaraq at Kenton Valley Park Flying H., STC Beckers Pty Ltd H.

Sally Alla. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 900m, 1100m, AJC Sealy of Australia H., STC NSW National Coursing Association H., 2d AJC Alexandria H., STC Petersham H. Producer.

La Favorisee. Winner at 1200m in South Africa. Dam of-

FAVOURITE ISLAND (Lizard Island). 9 wins from 1000m to 1600m, R479,810, Fairview East Cape Breeders S., L, 3d Kenilworth Sceptre S., Gr.2. Producer.


4th dam

GREENWICH PIKE, by Planet Kingdom. 7 wins to 1400m, VRC Mowbray H., Koorlong H., VATC Virginia S., Sturt H., Kallista H., Schweppes H., 2d VATC Siren Song H., Maroona H., Braeside H., 3d VRC Maidenhead H., Matron S. Half-sister to AVERAGE GAME. Dam of 14 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

RECHABITE (Noalcoholic). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$684,500, VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, QTC Ansett Cup, Gr.2, SAJC Angas Brut Classic S., Gr.3, AJC Squatters' H., L, VRC Criterion H., L, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L, 2d VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, Mollison H., L, Qld Tatt's RC Mercedes-Benz S., L, QTC Ascot H., L, 3d QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, MVRC Red Anchor S., L, 4th VRC Linlithgow S., Gr.2. Sire.

CENTURY PIKE (Century). 2 wins. See above.


Race Record: 9 Starts 2-1-0 A$33,200.

2 wins at 1000m in 2020-21 in Aust.

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