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Bluebloods : December 2009
STAFF at Stuart Ramsey's Turangga Farm will be kept busy from now into the new year preparing a strong draft of Magic Millions yearlings by a nice mixture of stallions, local and international, proven and new. The Scone stud has a reputation for breeding good horses and there are sure to be more in the Gold Coast draft with the first into the ring being Lot 41 a chestnut filly by Magic Albert from Andallthatjazz (by Bianconi). She is the first foal of a stakeswinning half-sister to the stakes placed city winner Mr Jazz Man. Next comes Lot 98 b f Commands-Bound (by Royal Academy): this three-quarter sister to stakes placed Intuit is a grandaughter of the Gr.1 sprinter Wrap Around, also grandam of the dual Gr.1 winner Fashions Afield. Lot 113 ch f Not A Single Doubt-Card Queen (by Final Card): out of a speedy Gr.3-winning juvenile from the family of the Caulfield Guineas-Gr.1 winner Vitalic. Lot 122 b c Charge Forward-Chatelaine (by Flying Spur): a brother to the Flemington spring carnival Gr.1 winner Headway out of a stakes placed triple city winner. Carries a 7fx7f cross of the fine mare Democratie - ancestress of Red Ransom and Showdown. Lot 136 ch c Snitzel-Clear View (by Gallo di Ferro): boasting six crosses of Northern Dancer, he is out of a Listed winner who won nine races. This is the family of NZ Gr.1 winners Zola, So Casual and Kaaptan. Lot 145 b f Rock of Gibraltar-Corkage (by Zabeel): daughter of sister to the dual Gr.1 winners St Reims and Champagne. Second dam L'Quiz is also grandam of the stakes winners Martique and Champagne Harmony. Lot 167 br c More Than Ready-Dane Tryst (by Danehill): bred on a proven cross, this half-brother to the dual city winner Flying Tryst is out of a stakes placed metropolitan winner from the prolific "Leica" family of the Gr.1 winners Leica Guv, Pharoah, Light Fantastic, Redding, Leica Smile and Nothin' Leica Dane. Lot 228 ch c Flying Spur-Follow The Till (by General Nediym): out of a tough stakeswinning juvenile from the family of the Gr.1 sprinters Razor Sharp, Robian Steel and Super Elegant. Lot 278 b c Snippetson-Hint of Glory (Honour And Glory): out of a city placed half-sister to the Gr.1 miler Sky Cuddle and the dual Gr.3 winner Sky Love. Bred on a 4fx4m cross of Snippetsons' third dam Icing. Lot 346 gr c Fastnet Rock-Lady Road (by Sea Road): half-brother to the stakes placed winners Pedro's Tycoon and Man of Oar out of a city-winning sister to the Gr.1 winner Camino Rose. Bred on a 4mx4m cross of Nijinsky II, he also carries duplications of the excellent mares Flower Bowl and Natalma. Lot 396 b f General Nediym-Midnight Fling (by Danehill): grandaughter of the Blue Diamond-Gr.1 winner Midnight Fever, also grandam of the stakes winners Woppitt and Astrodame. Lot 397 b f Don Eduardo-Midnight Rock (by Rory's Jester): half-sister to the exciting Gr.3 winner My Emotion out of a daughter of the Listed winner Tennessee Midnight. Third dam is the Gr.2-winning juvenile Tennessee Morn and her dam Tennessee Vain won three times at Gr.2 level. Lot 415 b/br c Kitten's Joy-More Than Sum (by More Than Ready): by a dual Gr.1-winning son of leading US sire El Prado (Sadler's Wells), he is the second foal of an imported mare whose third dam is the multiple Gr.1 winner Waya. Hailing from a strong family, he boasts duplications of the influential mares Almahmoud and Somethingroyal. Lot 451 ch c Rock of Gibraltar-Our Quivira (by Spinning World): first foal of a Dermody Stakes-Gr.3 winning sister to the Listed winner Kishkat. A descendant of the wonderful mare Deck The Halls, he is bred on a 4fx5m cross of Rock of Gibraltar's third dam River Lady, also dam of Riverman. Lot 693 ch f Kitten's Joy-Wildly Entertained (by Forestry): dam is a half-sister to the US dual Group winner Sovereign Kitty from the family of the Gr.1 winners Hold That Tiger, Family Style, Lost Kitty, Editor's Note, Field Cat, Pearl City and Hennessy. Lot 748 b f Fastnet Rock-Dianthus (by Red Ransom): first foal of a half-sister to the Tesio Stakes-Gr.3 winner Our Bellition from the black type family of The Judge, Voltage Peak, Victoria Peak, Victoria Park, Joey Jo Jo, Grand Canyon and Volitant. Bred on a 4mx4m cross of Nijinsky II, he also carries duplications of the wonderful broodmares Flower Bowl and Natalma. Lot 773 b c Benicio-Gee That's Tops (by Danasinga): bred on a 3fx3m cross of Danehill, he is the first foal for an AJC Oaks-Gr.1 placed three times winner from the family of the Gr.1 winners Card Shark and Avon Angel. Lot 934 ch f Skilful Star-Prodigal Miss (by High Rolling): by a consistent Marscay stallion from the family of the big race winners Runyon, Marceau, Zasu and Pins. Lot 1009 bc Dash For Cash-Tuscanna (by Snippets): half-brother to the recent winner Testascana out of a multiple city winning mare from the family of the All Aged Stakes-Gr.1 winner Paratroopers. Boasts duplications of the great racehorse Todman and the outstanding mare Grey Flight. Lot 1013 ch c Delago Brom-Valspur (by Flying Spur): intriguingly bred youngster who hails from the same family as both of his grandsires - Encosta de Lago and Flying Spur. Line-bred to the excellent mares Rolls, Grand Luxe, Fairy Bridge and Natalma and with a cross of the brothers Fairy King and Tate Gallery, he is out of a winning half-sister to the stakes placed Sunday Whisper. Lot 1039 ch c Canny Lad-Alvaro de Luna (by Persian Heights): half-brother to four winners out of a half-sister to the dual Gr.1 winner Ha Ha from the family of Golden Slipper hero and leading stallion Rory's Jester. Lot 1116 ch c Kitten's Joy-De Ice (by Dehere): dam's first two to race in the US are both multiple winners and she is a half-sister to the Listed winner Lexington Lear. Boasts a duplication of the famed matriarch Somethingroyal. December 2009 12 HEADWAY BROTHER in draft from Turangga M.K. Headway (Charge Forward-Chatelaine by Flying Spur)
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