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Bluebloods : Inglis Sydney Classic 2011 Preview
THERE are four half-sisters to Gr.1 winners among the feature lots to go under the hammer at the Inglis Classic Sale from January 23-25. First to go through the Newmarket ring is from the draft of Southern Cross Breeders and is a daughter (Lot 157) of the Stan Fox Stakes winner Court Command and the Pre Catelan mare Pretext, who has produced eight winners. The star of her brood is the Hong Kong Classic Mile- Gr.1 and Sha Tin Trophy-Gr.3 winner Self Flit. This filly will be followed into the ring by a daughter (Lot 158) of Gonski and the stakes placed Kenmare mare Preview, and this filly is a half-sister to the VRC Sires' Produce Stakes-Gr.1 winner (Helene) Pillaging. Her second dam is the Edward Manifold Stakes winner Stage Hit and she is being offered by Manx Park (as agent for Coral View Lodge). Fred Peisah's Lomar Park Stud will offer a half-sister (Lot 189) by the dual European Gr.1 winner Valixir to the Coolmore Classic winner Regal Cheer. Their dam Regal Chamber was successful in the Magic Night Stakes and finished third in the Golden Slipper and has produced five winners. Chatsworth Park's filly (Lot 210) by Dubai Destination is out of the Sir Tristram mare Sacred Habit, who has left four winners and among them is the Myer Classic-Gr.1 and Emancipation Stakes-Gr.2 winner Sacred Choice. Her dam is also a three-quarter sister to the Golden Slipper Stakes winner and successful sire Marauding. Emirates Park's resident stallion Al Maher is the dominant influence in their consignment from the Murrurundi nursery with 10 fillies and four colts. Among his daughters are a quartet with strong European credentials with two of them from the family of the Gr. 1 winner and producer Singspiel. Another is out of the Machiavellian mare Constance with the second dam the Gr. 2 Sun Chariot Stakes winner La Confederation while the Phoenix Wonder filly features the Gr. 1 winner Pass The Peace on her pedigree page. Another well related Al Maher filly is out of a half-sister to the Gr. 1 Australian Derby and Epsom Handicap winner Clangalang and among the Al Maher colts is a half-brother to the American Gr. 2 winner Ubiquity. The Elusive Quality filly is from the family of the mighty Zabeel while a daughter of Excellent Art claims as her second dam the Flight and Wakeful Stakes winner La Caissiere, who has produced the dual Gr. 1 winner Dashing Eagle. The consignment from the Diggers Rest base includes fillies by Al Samer and Hat Trick from the family of the Gr. 2 Gloaming Stakes winner Courvoisier. The first crop of the Turangga Farm's Gr. 1 performer Zizou will make their debuts at the sale and they will present a strong selection of his colts and fillies. One of his sons claims a three-quarter sister to champion sire Flying Spur as his second dam while another is from the family of Casino Prince (Chipping Norton Stakes) and Green Birdie (Krisflyer International Sprint). One of Zizou's fillies is out of a grand daughter of the Gr. 3 winner Starcent while another is from a half-sister to the dam of Melbourne Cup winner Jezabeel. The Vinery Stud draft boasts a son of Elusive Quality whose second dam is the Gr. 2 Maribyrnong Plate winner Catnipped and a colt by their resident VRC Derby winner Benicio is out of the stakes winner Aragonce. The son of first season sire Trotamondo is a grand son of the Gr. 3 Gosford Gold Cup winner Mamzelle Perdu with youngsters by Excites and Doubleo also to be offered by Vinery. Widden Stud will attack the sale with serious numbers and among them are a couple of likely prospects by Strada. One is a half-brother to the stakes winner Canny Fly and the other is out of a half-sister to the dual Gr. 2 winner Gallant Tess. The Fastnet Rock colt is out of stakes winner Bella Corona who has had one foal to race and has won. A son of Charge Forward also has impressive credentials with his winning dam a three-quarter sister to the Queensland Derby and Epsom Handicap winner Dodge. Widden's son of Elvstroem can claim the outstanding mare Horlicks as his third dam and a Strategic colt is from a half-sister to the Galaxy and Manikato Stakes winner Typhoon Zed. Among their fillies are a daughter of Fastnet Rock whose second dam is the American Gr. 1 winner Super Staff and a grand daughter by first season sire Casino Prince of the champion stayer Jezabeel. The Lucky Owners filly is out of a winning Woodman mare and from the family of multiple Gr. 1 winner Mahogany. January 2011 7 QUALITY PEDIGREES - and major farm drafts at Classic 2011 M.K. M.K. Sacred Choice (Choisir-Sacred Habit (NZ) by Sir Tristram (IRE)) Helene Pillaging (Marauding-Preview by Kenmare (FR))
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Feb 2011 Issue - Sale Previews