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Bluebloods : Inglis Easter Yearling Sale 2013
17 EASTER PREVIEW Big Brown (USA) (Vinery Stud) Boundary-Mien by Nureyev CHAMPION ree Year-Old in the US and the winner of his only start at two (by 11.25 lengths), this grandson of Danzig won seven of his eight starts (1600m-2000m) and $3.6m including the Kentucky Derby-Gr.1 (4.75 lengths), Preakness Stakes-Gr.1, Haskell Invitational-Gr.1 and Florida Derby-Gr.1. His sire is a successful son of Danzig and has le about 300 winners, while his dam is by champion Nureyev and from the family of Gr.1 winner Hidden Lake. Boundary s dam, Edge, and Big Brown s third dam, Syrian Circle are bred on the same Damascus/Round Table cross, while his sire and dam have Northern Dancer as their grandsire. Big Brown s oldest northern runners rst raced in 2012 and he has 20 winners from 40 runners including stakes winner Brown Almighty and stakes placed Brown Laddie. Northern Dancer 3mx3m, Damascus 3fx4f, Round Table 4fx5f. (Seven yearlings) Denman (Darley, Kelvinside) Lonhro-Peach by Vain WINNER of nine of his 12 starts including the Golden Rose-Gr.1 (1400m) at three, he also won three times at two, Denman is by Champion Sire, Horse of the Year and multiple Gr.1 winner Lonhro, himself a son of Horse of the Year Octagonal (Zabeel). Lonhro is also sire of Golden Slipper hero Pierro, while Denman s dam sire Vain also won the Slipper as did Marscay, sire of his second dam. ere s a further Slipper connection here too as Denman s second dam, Market Maid, is a half-sister to Golden Slipper winner Dark Eclipse and this is also the family of two Horse of the Year winners Taj Rossi and Saintly and another Slipper winner in Storm een. Denman s dam Peach is also dam of another Gr.1 winner, Preserve (Canny Lad), who won the VRC Sires Produce-Gr.1 and Magic Night-Gr.2 at two, and Listed winner Rio Osa. Peach is inbred 3mx4m to Court Martial. (10 yearlings). Duporth (Kitchwin Hills) Red Ransom (USA)-Staging by Success Express (USA) DUPORTH was a pre y sharp sprinter on his day as he showed when defeating Apache Cat in the BTC Cup-Gr.1 (1200m). It was among his three wins at three when he also collected the Golden Rose-Gr.2 (now Gr.1) and San Domenico Stakes-Gr.3 (1100m). He s another of Red Ransom s talented sons and although this son of Roberto had just three starts (winning two of them) he le more than 100 stakes winners in a long and very successful international stud career. Duporth s dam is a multiple Gr.2 winner and a daughter of Breeders Cup Juvenile-Gr.1 winner and leading sire and broodmare sire Success Express. Staging also produced Gr.1 winner and promising sire Excites (Danewin) and Gr.2 winner Tickets (Redoute s Choice), while a daughter produced Champion South African Juvenile Delago Deluxe. (13 yearlings) I Am Invincible (Yarraman Park) Invincible Spirit-Cannarelle by Canny Lad AN out-and-out sprinter who won ve of his 13 starts including the McKay Stakes-Gr.3 (1100m) at Morphe ville and was runner- up to champion Takeover Target in the Goodwood Handicap-Gr.1, I Am Invincible is another from the Danzig male line. His sire won the Haydock Sprint Cup-Gr.1 and has been a huge success at stud in Europe, but he also le the Gr.1 winner Yosei and Gr.2 winner Spirit Song among several stakes winners from a couple of shu le seasons here. I Am Invincible s dam is by a Golden Slipper winner in Canny Lad and his second dam, Countess Pedrille (Zo any), is a sister to Gr.2 winner Mamzelle Pedrille (dam of Gr.2 winner O Lonhro). Dam carries Star Kingdom 4mx5m. (Two yearlings). Manhattan Rain (Arrowfield Stud) Encosta de Lago-Shantha's Choice by Canny Lad WINNER of the AJC Sires Produce Stakes- Gr.1 and Skyline Stakes-Gr.3 at two, when he was also third in the Golden Slipper-Gr.1 and Champagne Stakes-Gr.1, Manha an Rain continued to show his class at three when runner-up in the Cox Plate-Gr.1 and third in the Caul eld Guineas-Gr.1. It s the sort of form expected when you are a half-brother to champion racehorse and sire Redoute s Choice (Danehill) and Gr.1 winner Platinum Scissors and when your dam s eight winners also include stakes winners Sliding Cube and Echoes of Heaven (also by Encosta de Lago, a dual Champion Australian Sire of 92SW). As well as being a daughter of Golden Slipper winner Canny Lad, Shantha s Choice is also a half-sister to Gr.1 winner and sire Umatilla and three-quarter sister to Gr.1 winner and sire Hurricane Sky, their dam being the Nijinsky mare Dancing Show, a grandaugh- ter of a US broodmare of the Year Best in Show, a family par excellence. Northern Dancer 3mx4m, Sir Ivor 5fx4f. (22 yearlings). Mastercraftsman (IRE) (Windsor Park Stud) Danehill Dancer (IRE)-Starlight Dreams by Black Tie Affair THE Champion Two Year-Old Colt of Europe and Ireland, he won the National Stakes-Gr.1 and Phoenix Stakes-Gr.1 at that age and then trained on to win the Irish 2000 Guineas- Gr.1 and the St James s Palace Stakes-Gr.1 at Royal Ascot, retiring with seven wins (1200m-2150m). His sire, a son of nine times Champion Australian Sire Danehill, was also a Gr.1 winner at two and has been a successful dual hemisphere stallion with local runners of the calibre of champion sprinter and leading sire Choisir and Private Steer. His dam won twice in the US and also le Gr.3 winner Genuine Devotion (Rock 2013 AUSTRALIAN EASTER YEARLING SALE Manhattan Rain Duporth
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