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Bluebloods : Magic Millions Preview
YEARLINGS in the 2010 Magic Millions draft of Attunga Stud are by a choice selection of stallions. Members of the flourishing Danehill line like Exceed And Excel, Stratum, Danzero, Danewin, Not A Single Doubt and Choisir are joined by the progeny of stallions from other branches of the Northern Dancer dynasty including Royal Academy, Dehere and General Nediym. Then add yearlings by such proven stallions as Mossman, Hussonet and Pins and you have a draft well worth inspecting. First cab off the rank is Lot 182, a bay colt by Exceed And Excel and from Discretion (by Canny Lad). Bred on the successful Danehill/Canny Lad cross, this fellow is a half-brother to the dual Gr.3 winner Royal Discretion and a three-quarter brother to the stakes placed multiple city winner Tactfully. Boasting three crosses of Northern Dancer, he is out of a stakes placed, multiple city-winning half-sister to the Listed winner Sunrise Silence from the family of the Gr.1 winners Northjet and Madang. Lot 229 b f General Nediym-Fondle (by O'Reilly) is a half-sister to this season's city winner Pinpoint Accuracy, she is out of a winning half-sister to the smart Hong Kong galloper Double Luck from the family of the stakes winners Grosvenor's Bay, Zemindar and Heavenly View. Lot 461 ch f Dehere-Peach Tree Road (by Cossack Warrior): half-sister to four winners including the Brisbane and Sydney winner La Peche out of a metropolitan winning half-sister to the Black Opal Stakes-Gr.2 winner Fraud. Lot 558 b c Stratum-Saroc Belle (by Grand Lodge): bred on a 4mx4m cross of Danzig, he is a son of a three-quarter sister to the Gr.1 winners Drum and Absolute Champion and from the family of feature race winners Grand Armee, Dealer Principal and Anamato. Lot 567 b c Stratum-Sensational Spot (by Swamp King): second living foal of a tough Gr.3 placed multiple city winner from the family of the champion filly Rom's Stiletto. Lot 640 b/br c Hussonet-Stylish Chanel (by Stylish Century): a descendant of the acclaimed matriarch Eulogy, he is a half-brother to two winners and out of a multiple winning half-sister to the Gr.3 galloper Yacquina Bay. His grandam Buzz is a half- sister to the NZ Derby-Gr.1 winner Jolly Jake. Lot 649 ch c Mossman-Tactfully (by Flying Spur): boasting four crosses of Northern Dancer, he is the second foal produced by a stakes placed multiple city winning half- sister to the dual Gr.3 winner Royal Discretion. Lot 657 b f Pins-Thousand Veils (by Zabeel): daughter of a SA St Leger-LR winner from the family of the US Gr.1 winner Gold Fever. Grandam is the stakes placed Forever Dancing who produced six winners. Carries three crosses of Northern Dancer. Lot 722 b f Danzero- Boston (by Zoffany): dam was a multiple city winner in Sydney and Brisbane and her first two foals are both winners, including the metropolitan placed Tale of the Storm. Third dam is the Norwegian Champion Filly Alhayat. Lot 752 ch c Danewin-Domino Effect (by Chief's Crown): out of a city placed three-quarter sister to the dual Gr.1 winning champion stallion Grand Lodge and half-sister to the Canterbury Guineas-Gr.1 winner Fine Society and the South African Derby-Gr.2 hero Silverpoint. Third dam is the Gr.1 mare Magic Flute and he is bred on a 3mx3m cross of Danzig. Lot 758 ch f Mossman-Ends Meet (by Anabaa): half- sister to the classy Australian bred, South African trained filly Generous Anna and out of a daughter of the Gr.1 mare Lady Madonna. This is the family of the Railway Handicap-Gr.1 winner Recurring and the tough and classy mare Satin Robes. Lot 845 b c Choisir-Pinnacle (by Shirley Heights): imported dam is a stakes placed mare whose dam Manhattan Sunset, by El Gran Senor, won at Newmarket. Third and fourth dams Mezimica and Shenow were both Gr.3 winners in the US. Lot 866 b c Not A Single Doubt-Salsify (by Grand Lodge): bred on a 4mx4m cross of Danzig, he is out of a winning daughter of the stakes placed Nimble Feet, whose dam is the Gr.3 mare Winter's Dance, also dam of the Gr.3 sprinter Dancing Dynamite. Lot 886 b c Mossman-Spirit of the Nite (by Slavic): his Gr.3-placed dam won four races and has already produced two smart winners and she is closely related to the NZ Gr.1 winner Pays Ann. Lot 909 b c Royal Academy-Vindicate (by Bletchingly): half-brother to four winners including the prolific Forceful who has tasted success on 12 occasions, three times at city level. Dam is a metropolitan winning half-sister to the Listed winning sprinter/miler Striden from the family of the French Gr.1 winner Silver Fling. December 2009 14 MAGIC MILLIONS SALE PREVIEW by Kristen Manning, Brian Russell CHOICE STALLIONS the mark of Attunga yearlings M.K. Grand Armee (Hennessy (USA)-Tambour by Marauding (NZ))
Karaka 2010 Yearling Sale Preview