2019 Gold Coast Autumn Racehorse Sale

Lot: 422

Type: Racehorse Gelding/Colt
Vendor: Godolphin Hunter Valley NSW
Sire: Exceed and Excel (AUS)
Dam: Melpomene (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Gelding
DOB: 26 August 2015
COB: AUS
Buyer: Ricardo Le Grange, PHILIPPINES $57,500
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Account of GODOLPHIN, Hunter Valley, NSW.

Lot 422 (100% GST)                PINDUS                         Stable O 2

Bay gelding                (Branded :  nr sh; 28 over 5 off sh)             Foaled in 2015

 

Sire

EXCEED AND EXCEL

2000

Danehill

Danzig

Northern Dancer

Razyana

His Majesty

Patrona

Lomond

Northern Dancer

Gladiolus

Watch Your Step

Dam

MELPOMENE

2005

Elusive Quality

Gone West

Mr. Prospector

Touch of Greatness

Hero's Honor

Bulla Borghese

Belong to Me

Danzig

Fionnay

Crested Wave

 

EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) (Bay 2000-Stud 2004). 7 wins-2 at 2, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1. Champion Australian Sire 2012-13. Sire of 1903 rnrs, 1336 wnrs, 156 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc SW Overreach (ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), Guelph, Mr Stunning, Earthquake, Amber Sky, Flamberge, Helmet, Reward for Effort, Sidestep, Microphone, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Excelebration, Margot Did, Outstrip, Fulbright, etc.

 

1st dam

Melpomene, by Elusive Quality. 3 wins 1300m to 1550m, $121,130, STC Freeway Hotel Pool Competition H., Hawkesbury RC Blakes Marine H., 2d MRC Premier Signs P.H., 3d MRC Twilight Glow S., L, Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, L, 4th VRC Desirable S., L. Half-sister to BOUND FOR EARTH, Romanus. Dam of 5 named foals, 3 to race, 1 winner, inc:-

CALLIOPE (f. by Exceed and Excel). 2 wins at 2 from only 4 starts at 1000m, 1200m, $202,000, ATC Magic Night S., Gr.2, Gimcrack S., L.

Thalia (f. by Medaglia d'Oro). Placed at 2 & 3, 3d VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3.

2nd dam

BULLA BORGHESE, by Belong to Me. 4 wins-2 at 2-1200m to 2500m, $464,000, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, AJC National Telecoms Group 2YO H., 3d AJC Reginald Allen H., L, 4th VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2. Half-sister to Cresta Run. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

BOUND FOR EARTH (Northern Meteor). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1250m, $348,555, ATC Furious S., Gr.2, Australian Turf Club 2YO H., 2d ATC Darby Munro S., L, 3d ATC Flight S., Gr.1, Tea Rose S., Gr.2, BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Dane Ripper S., Gr.2, Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, Gr.3, 4th Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Tiara, Gr.1, MRC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.2, ATC Birthday Card S., Gr.3, MRC Kevin Hayes S., Gr.3.

Romanus (Encosta de Lago). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, $271,795, STC North Ryde RSL 2YO H., ATC Edmen Community Staffing H., 3d AJC Skyline S., Gr.3, 4th STC Pago Pago S., Gr.2.

Melpomene (Elusive Quality). 3 wins. See above.

3rd dam

FIONNAY, by Crested Wave. Unraced. Half-sister to ASCONA, ANDERMATT, ST GALLEN, Celerina (dam of OKIWI BAY). Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

BULLA BORGHESE (Belong to Me). 4 wins. See above.

Cresta Run (Commands). 3 wins at 1400m, $230,290, AJC Ho Ho Ho H., STC AAMI Slipper Day H., 3d GCTC Magic Millions 3YO Trophy, RL.

Bourgogne. 2 wins at 1305m, 1600m. Dam of 4 winners-

Lizard Island (Sebring). 2 wins at 1600m, $475,975, to 2017-18, 2d MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, Caulfield Classic, Gr.3.

Fairy Star (More Than Ready). Placed at 2, 3d SAJC Cinderella S., L.

It Had to be You. Winner at 1210m. Dam of 5 winners-

Wonderful You (General Nediym). Placed at 2, 2d BRC BJ McLachlan S., L.

Chloe. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

Wedgetail (Foxwedge). Placed at 2 in 2018-19, 3d MRC Debutant S., L.

Race Record : Placed at 2 & 3 to 2018-19, 2d ATC Tab.com.au 2YO P.

 

 

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