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Bluebloods : Inglis Sydney Classic
placed winner One in a Million. Paul Higgins is very bullish about the potential of California Dane as a sire because he is a high class, fast, sprinting son of Danehill. The California Dane "draft" has four colts and three fillies. The California Dane colts: Lot 293 ex Snipped in the Bud, is the third foal of a winning Snippets mare who has one to race for a winner; Lot 309 ex Spring Pass, is from an unraced Anabaa mare who has two to race for two winners and is from the maternal family of Danehill; Lot 317 ex Storyland, is the third foal of a Tale of the Cat mare who is a half-sister to SP Rebel Rock from the immediate family of SW Charm Scene Land and Kingsgate; and Lot 487 ex Catango (Catrail), boasts his first three dams all stakes winners-Catango, Dancer's Choice and Cheeky Trot. The California Dane fillies are: Lot 147 ex Lusong, she is from a half-sister to SP General Albert, both being from the Gr.3 winner Lusso; Lot 306 ex Special Shadow, is from a US-bred winner and half-sister to SW Beautiful Crazy, while her third dam, Lucky Lucky Lucky, is a dual Gr.1 winner of the Kentucky Oaks and the Belmont Matron Stakes and a host of other Group wins and placings; and Lot 497 ex China Doll (Dr Fong), is a winning half-sister to SP China Jade and from the immediate family of Gr.3 winner and Gr.1 placed Face Value. Murrulla Stud TIM and Celie Nolan's Murrulla Stud at Wingen is consigning 19 to the Classic, including nine for Arthur and Harry Mitchell's Yarraman Park Stud. The Yarraman draft has six colts and three fillies, with six by Magic Albert and one by Foreplay - both Yarraman Park stallions - supplemented by two by Darley's Nadeem. The Murrulla/Yarraman colts: Lot 5 Magic Albert-Date With Destiny is from a half-sister to the SW Warrior Trader and SP Fellowship; Lot 59 Foreplay-Flickering Fire is a half-brother to the multiple winner Firedrake from the SW Flickering Fire; Lot 228 Magic Albert-Pine Lodge Lady is a half-brother to the STC Todman Slipper Trial-Gr.2 and Canonbury Stakes winner Diego Garcia (Express Win (HK)) and six other winners from eight to race for his dam, who is a Sir Tristram half-sister to the SW Blazing Silks; Lot 263 Nadeem-Sacred Hill is the third foal of a half-sister to SW Pottinger and to the dam of Gr.1 winner Sky Cuddle and Gr.3 winner Sky Love; Lot 454 Magic Albert-Blacklist is a half-brother to a winner from a half-sister to Gr.1 winner French Clock; and Lot 493 Nadeem-Chalkboard is the third foal of a sister to the Gr.1 winner and sire Akhenaton from the family of Massacre and Paint. The Murrulla/Yarraman fillies: Lot 2 Magic Albert- Dainty Deb is the second foal of a five-time winning daughter of Gr.3 winner Peggy Ann, in turn a daughter of the outstanding Gr.1 and multiple stakeswinning Avon Angel; Lot 220 Magic Albert-Party Game is a half- sister to the Gr.2 winner Maitland Gold and SP Hwange; and Lot 486 Magic Albert-Cassis is the fourth foal of the SW Cassis (already the dam of a winner) and from the family of Gildoran, Secret Garden and Latin Quarter, while his third dam is Durtal (Newmarket Cheveley Park Stakes-Gr.1 and Champion Filly on the English 2YO Free Handicap). The Murrulla home draft consists of five colts and five fillies by a broad range of sires including Ad Valorem, Canny Lad, Charge Forward, Choisir, Dubai Destination, Mossman, Snippetson, Southern Image, Strada, and Written Tycoon. The Murrulla colts: Lot 60 Charge Forward-Flion Fenena is the first foal of a Lion Hunter mare, stakes placed in the STC Sweet Embrace Stakes-Gr.3. Family of dual Gr.3 winner Silent Impact; Lot 73 Mossman- Garden Scene is from the Scenic mare Garden Scene, a winner of six races, and from the family of Silver Bounty, Makus Millions and Law of Logic; Lot 232 Choisir-Poids Faix is a half-brother to three winners and his fourth dam Priceless Gem is the dam of the Arc winner Allez France; Lot 390 Ad Valorem-Zebithea is a half-brother to the Scone Inglis Challenge winner Hewentwhoosh and Whisky Trader, from the family of Master McGinty, (Mr) Starstruck and Royal Sonata, and Lot 446 Snippetson-Beckon Call is the second foal of a half-sister to Bon Precieux, from the family of Blazing Saddles and Research. The Murrulla fillies: Lot 6 Strada-Daunting Thought is the fourth foal of the nine-times winner Daunting Thought from the family of Middle Park Stakes-Gr.1 winner Hittite Glory; Lot 20 Southern Image-Djel d'Amour is a half-sister to the MRC Inglis Premier Sale 2YO Stakes winner Tale of Love from the three times winner Djel d'Amour, a daughter of multiple SW Franssica d'Amour; Lot 178 Dubai Destination-More Natural is a half-sister to the SP winner Oh Oklahoma and her dam is a sister to SW Johnny Reb and a half- sister to Power of Pegasus. Fourth dam is AJC Oaks winner La Souvronne; Lot 298 Written Tycoon-Solar Song is a half-sister to the winner Hussonet Song from Solar Song, a daughter of the 12-time winner and dual Gr.1-winning Argentinean mare Sumatra; and Lot 377 Canny Lad-Willow Brook is a half-sister to six winners including the SP Amoroso and her dam is a Sir Tristram half-sister to Sarson Trail (Royal Treasure (Mac)) both from the SW St Bridget's Well. Turangga Stud STUART RAMSEY's Turangga Stud at Scone has a draft of real variety. Colts by Dash for Cash, Dubleo, Grandera and Kitten's Joy are complemented by two fillies by Lucky Owners and another by King Cugat. The colts: Lot 165 Dash for Cash-Desert Yarn is the first foal and his dam is half-sister to SP Upper Echelon and Governance, both being from the multiple Gr.1- placed winner Nahayan; Lot 165 Dubleo-Milezka is a half-brother to two winners and is from the family of SW Bid Spotter; Lot 327 Grandera-Suzy's Daughter is the first foal of a daughter of Gr.2 and multiple stakes winner Suzy Grey; and Lot 363 Kitten's Joy-Venassus Jig is an interesting offering being bred in the US to southern hemisphere time and his second dam, Grand Girlfriend, was stakes placed in the Hollywood Oaks and Belmont Gazelle Stakes, both Gr.1. The fillies: Lot 108 Lucky Owners-Irish Flyer is a half- sister to three winners in Confidence Reef, Super Confident and Jahzara and her third dam Paris Miss is the dam of VRC Newmarket-Gr.1 winner Ruffles and four-times Gr.2 winner and Gr.1 placed Ateates; Lot 205 Lucky Owners-Our Rio is the third foal of her dam, the SW Our Rio, who has had one to race for one winner, and is from the family of the highly promising NZ galloper My Scotsgrey; and Lot 284 King Cugat- Sharp Hill is the third foal of the SP Danehill mare Sharp Hill, while her third dam Dolka, is a SW by Shergar from SW Dumka, the dam of four Group winners including Doyoun, the winner of the English 2000 Guineas and a champion sire. Widden Stud WIDDEN STUD has 31 lots catalogued, the largest draft of any vendor. Lot 163 has been withdrawn from the original consignment of 32. The draft consists of 20 colts and 11 fillies by a good cross section of sires including the Widden stallions Lucky Owners, Snippetson, Strada, Stratum, former Widden sire Snowland and "outside" stallions Commands, Fastnet Rock, Magic Albert, Mossman, Not a Single Doubt, Rock of Gibraltar, Royal Academy, and Show a Heart. It is a substantial and quality sire line-up. The colts: Lot 1 Strada-Daffyd is the first foal of a sister to Greeting, in turn a half-sister to SW Hello Darl; Lot 17 Snowland-Devilina is the fourth foal of the Anabaa mare Devilina, already the dam of three to race for three winners including a sister to this colt, Devil's Arcade; Lot 25 Snowland-Donya Nene. Dam a half- sister to the Group winners King Ivor, Snake Eyes, Linney Head and the dam of SW Call Me Henry (Listed WATC Belmont Newmarket Handicap); Lot 34 Not a Single Doubt-Ecstasia is the fourth foal of a Japanese- bred Singspiel mare, from the immediate family of SW Dignify and Lord of Men, third dam the SW Her Ladyship and fourth dam the SW Upper Strata; Lot 57 Show a Heart-First Cru is the first foal of a three times- winning Flying Spur mare from immediate family of SW Kenconcarne, Elliotto, Forehand, Christmas Tree and Light up the World. Lot 114 Lucky Owners-Jenever is the fourth foal of a winner-producing half-sister to AJC Fernhill Handicap winner Choistar; Lot 170 Snitzel-Miss Rainmaker is a brother to the highly promising current season 2YO Intertidal; Lot 187 Strada-Newbold Countess is the the family of the top class Ambitious General; Lot 188 Snippetson-Newbold Quest is the third foal of the Quest for Fame mare Newbold Quest from the family of Klokka and Sikeston; Lot 207 Strada-Overnightsensation is the first foal of a winning Peintre Celebre mare and his third dam Gatana is the dam of Raheeb and Piccadilly Circus (dam of Fastnet Rock); Lot 210 Strada-Palace Scandal is a half-brother January 2010 8 SYDNEY CLASSIC YEARLING SALE California Dane Magic Albert Strada
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