Tuesday, 26 June 2012
: General Nediym; Top Echelon; Blackfriars; Fastnet Rock; Not A Single Doubt; Danzero.
CLASSY General Nediym juvenile Hoss Amor
earned a spell with his third stakes win in the Listed Centenary Classic at Eagle Farm.
Prepared at Randwick by John O'Shea, Hoss Amor (General Nediym x With Love by Favorite Trick) was awarded the win in the Hampden Stakes last month before a second placing in The Phoenix Stakes and a win in the Lancaster Stakes.
A $100,000 Magic Millions purchase, Hoss Amor was bred by Three Bridges Thoroughbreds and is one of General Nediym's 41 stakes winners.
Bred on a 3 X 4 cross of speed influence Without Fear, she is the third foal from the Sandown winner With Love (Favorite Trick), a daughter of the triple Listed winner Loving Cup (Bluebird).
Served last spring by Stryker (Fastnet Rock
), With Love is from the family of stakes winners Celeris (Fusaichi Pegasus), Vintage Dance (Salmon Leap), Pittance (Snippets), Laudemio (Alzao), Shy Hero (Last Tycoon), Fullazz (Redoute's Choice) and the star winter carnival juvenile Sizzling (Snitzel).
* UMATILLA'S sire son Top Echelon was represented by his first stakes winner when River Lad
won the G3 W J Healy Stakes at Eagle Farm.
Standing at Craiglea Stud, Top Echelon (Umatilla x Advisory, by Kingston Rule) is a G1 placed metropolitan winner who has sired 36 winners from 64 runners including River Lad and stakes placed pair lst Topping and Nickiera.
River Lad's dam Ikeymo (Canny Lad) is out of the stakes placed 14-time winner River Of Destiny (River Rough), also the dam of the stakes placed Irgunette.
This family has also produced the WA Derby winner Grand Journey (Good Journey) and Listed winner Landing (More Than Ready).
* PROGENY by leading WA-based sire Blackfriars progeny pushed his earnings for the season past $4 million at Belmont in Perth last Saturday.
The 2YO Friars Luck stamped himself as a horse of the future when recording a comfortable win over 1600m while the classy Rohan
claimed the Listed Belmont Guineas, also over 1600m.
Black Uma, also by Blackfriars, finished third in the Guineas, his tough mare Rosie's Rocket dead heated for second in the Gr3 Hyperion Stakes and the promising 3YO filly Just Wicked was second in another event.
Blackfriars has now sired eight individual stakes winners for this season which sees him ranked 4th in the nation behind champion sires Fastnet Rock
, Encosta De Lago
and Redoute's Choice.
He currently 18th on the Australian Sires premiership for earnings and is $2.5 Million ahead of his nearest WA rival Oratorio
Blackfriars' book for this season is close to capacity and is likely to be closed this week.
* CHAMPION sire Fastnet Rock
unearthed another smart two year-old winner at Warwick Farm when Your Song
scored at his second career start.
Your Song (Fastnet Rock
x Zembu, by Fuji Kiseki) joined other recent juvenile winners by the Coolmore
sire Destruction, Nechita and Ninth Legion with a stylish victory.
Your Song is the second winner for the Fuki Kiseki mare Zembu, whose dam Wanice is a half-sister to six-time GI winner Fantastic Light.
Zembu has a weanling colt by Fastnet Rock
* DEBUTANTE Isabella Snowflake
gave her sire Not A Single Doubt his 10th individual 2YO winner in Australia this season with her dashing win at Flemington on Saturday.
Trainer Mick Price indicated that Isabella Snowflake will race on to the end of the season and be aimed at the early 3YO fillies' stakes races.
Isabella Snowflake is out of the winning Strategic mare Tiamo Baby from the family of multiple Melbourne Group winner Vonanne.
Not A Single Doubt's 15 stakes performers in 2011/12 include seven 2YOs - the stakeswinners Single Style and Cheyenne Warrior and stakes-placed Dominant, Princeton Miss, Substation, Tennessee Wills and Lionize (South Africa).
Not A Single Doubt (Redoute's Choice) is sixth on the Australian 2YO Sires' list.
* PROGRESSIVE Danzero gelding See The World
could head to the $150,000 Ramornie Handicap at Grafton after an impressive win in the Listed Takeover Target Stakes at Gosford on June 22.
Raced by Peter Horwitz and the Perry family's Greenwich Stud Syndicate, See the World has now earned over $260,000 courtesy of his six wins and six minor placings.
The 20-year-old Danzero (Danehill), formerly based at Arrowfield Stud, is now in use in Victoria as Rosemont Stud's foundation sire.
He has now sired 39 individual stakes-winners.See The World
was purchased for $120,000 at the 2008 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale when presented by his breeder Swettenham Stud.
He is one of four winners for the winning Spinning World
mare Global Dance and is a half brother to the Group performer and four time winner Boys on Tour.
Global Dance is from the G1 winning Kaapstad mare Love Dance from the same family as Hula Chief, Sir Midas, Tip the Wink and I've Got Rhythm.