2019 Gold Coast 2YOs In Training Sale

Lot: 42

Type: 2YO
Vendor: Nolen Racing, Benalla, Vic (As Agent)
Sire: Press Statement (AUS)
Dam: Lago Joy (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 03 September 2017
Buyer: Kwok Leung Tang, HONG KONG $37,500

Account of NOLEN RACING (As Agent), Benalla, Vic.

Lot 42 (100% GST)                BAY COLT                       Stable J 4

Foaled 3rd September 2017                             Branded :  nr sh; 3 over 7 off sh






Fastnet Rock


Snippets' Lass


Kaaptive Empress

Kaaptive Edition


Nile Empress

Upper Nile




Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way

Miss Heath



Clifton Gardens

Mighty Kingdom


PRESS STATEMENT (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2016). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$1,832,275, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1, ATC Hobartville S., Gr.2, Stan Fox S., Gr.2, TAB Place Multi 2YO P., TAB Place Multi H., 2d ATC Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, 3d ATC George Ryder S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Pressday (BRC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1). Closely related to SW The Mighty Lions, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

LAGO JOY, by Encosta de Lago. Raced 3 times. Half-sister to My Sweet Cookie. This is her fifth foal. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

Grand Challenge (c. by Not a Single Doubt). Winner at 2 at 1300m, 3d MVRC Inglis Banner 2YO S., L.

2nd dam

MISS HEATH, by Octagonal. Unraced. Half-sister to MISS MINDEN (dam of MISS DANEHILL, PENTASTIC, POINT MADE), Copa de Oro (dam of PRIMUS), Storm Fronts (dam of READYTOGORIGHTNOW). Dam of 10 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

My Sweet Cookie (Hussonet). 5 wins 1200m to 1500m, $232,400, AJC Cargo Bar H., STC Jacob's Creek Sparkling H., Australian Bridal Show H., 2d Scone Cup, L, 3d AJC Fernhill H., L, 4th STC Frank Underwood Cup, L.

Dream and Excel. 4 wins 1000m to 1200m, STC TJ's Champagne Bar H.

Manzanita. 5 wins 1200m to 1800m, 2d ATC Freddy McGlynn Farewell H.

More Glory. Winner at 1200m. Dam of-

Tornado Twist. 4 wins-3 in succession-at 1200m, $912,610, in 2018-19, HKJC Ventris H., Sun Jewellery H., Pearce Memorial Challenge H.

3rd dam

CLIFTON GARDENS, by Mighty Kingdom. Placed at 3. Three-quarter-sister to JEWEL IN THE CROWN, half-sister to JOIE DENISE (dam of TUESDAY JOY, SUNDAY JOY), Joie de Vivre (dam of ARLINGTON ROAD, JOIE DE GRISE), Bolt of Lightning (dam of JOLLY, EASTERN STAR), Joy and Fun (dam of EUPHORIA, CHRISTMAS TREE). Dam of 11 named foals, 7 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

MISS MINDEN (Bellotto). Winner at 2 at 1000m, VATC Mona Nursery S., L, 3d MVRC Anthea Crawford H. Dam of 4 winners-

MISS DANEHILL (Danehill). 5 wins 1300m to 2400m, $362,330, Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, MVRC Guerlain H., Berri Fruits H., 2d AJC Colin Stephen H., Gr.3, 4th AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1. Producer.

PENTASTIC (Pentire). 7 wins 1221m to 2400m, $1,991,800, VRC Craiglee S., Gr.2, QTC PJ O'Shea S., Gr.2, 2d AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, BTC Doomben Cup, Gr.1.

POINT MADE (Red Ransom). 3 wins 1720m to 2100m, $175,275, QTC Peter Gallagher S., L, 4th MRC Norman Robinson S., Gr.3.

Storm Fronts. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

READYTOGORIGHTNOW (More Than Ready). 7 wins-3 in succession-1200m to 1800m, Kenilworth Winter Classic, Gr.3, Winter Guineas, Gr.3, Fairview Memorial Mile, L, 3d Kenilworth Cape Classic, Gr.3.

Copa de Oro. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

PRIMUS (Flying Spur). Joint third on The 2005-06 Australasian 3YO Classification (Int.). 4 wins 1100m to 1400m, $524,780, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3, AJC Show County H., L. Sire.



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