Laughing Or Crying

Sire: Walking or Dancing

Dam: Silent Symphony

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Nov 1st, 2013

Country: Australia

Silks: White, Maroon Quarters And Striped Sleeves


L Kupkee, Mrs W Kupkee

Career Record: 20-3-5-5

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    15.0 %
  • Place
    50.0 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2013

WALKING OR DANCING (NZ) Devil's ZephyrZephyr Zing
2004Young VicOld VicSadler's Wells
DamShow a HeartBrave WarriorCossack Warrior
SILENT SYMPHONY (AUS) Miss SandmanRegal Advice
2005My Classical MissClassic FameNijinsky
  RontessaSir Tristram

WALKING OR DANCING (NZ) (Brown 2004-Stud 2011). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 900m to 1600m, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3. Half-brother to SW Irongail. Sire of 46 rnrs, 19 wnrs, inc. Bare Naked Lady, Silent General, National Trail, Baby Merlin, Circus Dancer, D'Great Spirit, Happiness Rose, Walshie, Cultural Man, Hightower, Rock 'n' Rhumba, Silent Dream, With Attitude, Dancing on Parade, Solid Asset, Stay Sassy, Laughing or Crying, Positive Spin, etc.


1st dam

SILENT SYMPHONY, by Show a Heart. 2 wins at 1850m in Aust. Dam of four named foals, three to race, all winners, inc:-

Silent General (g. by Walking or Dancing). 3 wins at 1300m, 1400m, A$79,665, in 2017-18, MRC United Petroleum H., 2d MVRC Local Roadways H., 3d MRC Ladbrokes for Challenge H.

Silent Dream (f. by Walking or Dancing). 3 wins at 1150m, 1350m to 2017-18 in Aust.

Laughing or Crying (g. by Walking or Dancing). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

MY CLASSICAL MISS, by Classic Fame. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Half-sister to CHERONTESSA. Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 3 winners-

Classic Drop. 10 wins from 1200m to 1800m, A$112,190, 3d WATC Singapore Turf Club Trophy H., Vern Boys 45th Membership Anniversary H., Chancery Star Sprint.

Silent Symphony. 2 wins. See above.

Faltessa. Winner at 2 in Aust.

The Risk is Yours. Placed, 3d BTC Lexus RX350 H.


3rd dam

RONTESSA, by Sir Tristram. Winner at 1150m in Aust. Dam of 11 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

CHERONTESSA (Western Symphony). 4 wins from 1500m to 2500m, A$206,970, South Australian Oaks, Gr.1, Kyneton Cup, SAJC Langs Whisky P., VRC Chagemar H., 2d MVRC Qantas Club H., Don Strasburg H., 3d SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, VATC Whittier H., Storm Queen H., 4th Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, VATC Sandown Cup, Gr.2. Dam of-

Leccino. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

DANDY DOLLAR (Dash for Cash). 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$126,620, VRC Poseidon S., L, 2d MRC Betfair H., 3d VRC Central Cleaning Supplies H.

Royal Cheron. Unraced. Dam of-

Cheron Maree. Unplaced. Dam of-

Cheron Samsi. Winner at 1800m, MRC Grand Hotel Frankston P., 3d MRC Polytrack P.

Cheron Warrior. 2 wins at 2400m, 2800m in 2017-18, 3d MVRC Xmas at Officialmemorabilia H.

Protristram. 5 wins at 1100m, 1200m in Aust.

Racha. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Aust.

My Classical Miss. Winner. See above.

Key Witness - More More (Mal.). Winner at 1800m in Aust.


4th dam

COMTESSA, by Comte de Grasse. Unplaced. Half-sister to NIPPON, SWEET MISS, Polar. Dam of 10 foals, 7 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Princess Panda. Winner at 2, ARC Sylvia H. Producer.

Zam's Love. Unraced. Dam of-

Lady Simpson. Winner at 1300m in Aust. Dam of-

SOURIRE (Carry a Smile). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1650m, A$180,720, WATC Belgravia S., L, Transform Welter H., Coca Cola-Grey Stars H., Olympian Welter H., Midwinter Welter H., Crown H., 2d Bunbury Cup, Gr.3, WATC Challenge S., L, 3d Western Australian Guineas, Gr.2, Kalgoorlie Boulder RC Boulder Cup, L, WATC Aquanita S., L, Fairetha S., L.


5th dam

PANDA, by Timanova. 2 wins at 6f, 7f, CJC Apprentices H., 3d CJC Post H., Trial H. Half-sister to GRIZZLY, Alkira (dam of ATTILEE), Yarrabin (dam of YARAANDOO, OUR TILDA, RED LOKI). Dam of 11 foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

NIPPON (Rego). 10 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, AJC George Main S., Gr.1, Warwick S., Gr.2, Clibborn H., Campbelltown H., 2YO H., STC Penrith Flying H., Greenway Flying H., Narrabeen H., 2d STC Rawson S., Gr.1, VRC Craven A S., Gr.1, STC Premiere S., Gr.3, 3d STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2.

SWEET MISS (Chatsworth II). 4 wins-3 at 2-from 4½f to 1m, SAJC Cinderella S., L, Adelaide HC Crawford S.H., Adelaide RC Highgate Welter H., Windsor H. Dam of-

Fidelity. Unraced. Dam of-

Gentle Pal. Unraced. Dam of-

DARK KSAR (Ksar Royal). 13 wins from 1400m to 2800m, A$1,058,265, STC Ranvet S., Gr.1, QTC PJ O'Shea S., Gr.2, WATC CB Cox S., Gr.2, SAJC St Leger, Gr.3, VRC St Leger, Gr.3, 2d STC BMW S., Gr.1, South Australian Derby, Gr.1, AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2, SAJC Port Adelaide Cup, Gr.3, 3d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VRC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.2.

Polar (Chatsworth II). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 5f to 1m, DJC Dunedin H., 2d DJC Champagne S., L, Dominion H.

Hot Chili. Placed at 2 in Aust. Dam of-

Highly Spiced. Winner at 1050m in Aust. Dam of-

CORPUS DELECTI (Habeas Corpus). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, Oakbank RC Southwark S., L, SAJC Embason H.


Race Record: 9 Starts 1-2-2 A$29,855.

Winner at 1450m in 2017-18 in Aust.