2019 Gold Coast National Weanling Sale

Lot: 611

Type: Weanling
Vendor: Aquis Farm Operations Murrurundi NSW (As Agent for Aquis Farm)
Sire: Redoute's Choice (AUS)
Dam: Victoire Celebre (USA)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 31 August 2018
Buyer: Blandford Bloodstock, UNITED KINGDOM $480,000
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Account of AQUIS FARM OPERATIONS, Murrurundi, NSW.

(As Agent for Aquis Farm)

Lot 611 (100% GST)             BAY COLT                   Stable QF 13

Foaled 31st August 2018                                Branded :  nr sh; 20 over 8 off sh







Northern Dancer


His Majesty

Shantha's Choice

Canny Lad


Dancing Show







Northern Dancer

Fire the Groom

Blushing Groom



Northern Dancer




REDOUTE'S CHOICE (AUS) (Bay 1996-Stud 2000). 5 wins-2 at 2, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire 3 times. Sire of 1396 rnrs, 1055 wnrs, 164 SW, inc. SW Miss Finland (STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), Lankan Rupee, Melito, Master of Design, Redoute's Dancer, Stratum, Samantha Miss, Majmu, Fashions Afield, Musir, Nadeem, Mustaaqeem, God's Own, The Autumn Sun, Lotteria, Wylie Hall, Gallica, King's Rose, Snitzel, etc.


1st dam

VICTOIRE CELEBRE, by Stravinsky. Raced twice. Half-sister to VERVEINE (dam of VALLEE ENCHANTEE, VOLGA, VICTORY CRY, VESUVE), VETHEUIL, Vanishing Prairie (dam of VESPONE, LA SYLPHIDE, PURPLE MOON, VANISHING CUPID, WINDY KING), Vallee des Reves (dam of MAIDS CAUSEWAY), Venetian Beauty (dam of VENGEUR MASQUE), Viking's Cove (dam of PRECIOUS BUNNY). This is her eighth foal. Her seventh foal is a yearling. Dam of five foals to race, four winners, inc:-

ARAB DAWN (g. by Dalakhani). 5 wins-3 in succession-1900m to 2414m, $257,525, ATC Parramatta Cup, L, Royal Ascot Duke of Edinburgh S., 3d Kempton September S., Gr.3, 4th Canberra Cup, L.

Spun Gold (g. by Exceed and Excel). 2 wins at 7f, 1m to 2018, 3d Newmarket Chemtest Environmental Laboratories H.

Laurence (g. by Dubawi). 3 wins 1610m to 2000m in GB and Saudi Arabia.

Lionheart (g. by Zamindar). 2 wins at 6f, 7f in GB.

2nd dam

VENISE, by Nureyev. Unraced. Half-sister to VIN DE FRANCE, VACARME, VIDEO TAPE, Vosges. Dam of 15 foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

VETHEUIL (Riverman). 5 wins at 1609m, Saint-Cloud Prix du Muguet, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix Ridgway, L, 2d Deauville Prix Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1, 3d Longchamp Prix d'Ispahan, Gr.1.

VERVEINE (Lear Fan). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1400m, 1800m, Longchamp Prix de l'Opera, Gr.2, 3d Chantilly Prix de Diane, Gr.1. Dam of 11 winners-

VOLGA (Caerleon). 7 wins-1 at 2-to 2414m, Woodbine EP Taylor S., Gr.1, Calder La Prevoyante H., Gr.2, 2d Woodbine EP Taylor S., Gr.1.

VALLEE ENCHANTEE (Peintre Celebre). 5 wins-2 at 2-1609m to 2700m, Hong Kong Vase, Gr.1, Deauville Prix de Pomone, Gr.2.

Vanishing Prairie. 2 wins at 1¼m, 1½m, Leopardstown Merrion S. Dam of-

VESPONE (Llandaff). Champion 3YO in France in 2003 (Int.). 4 wins 1600m to 2000m, £432,533, Chantilly Prix Jean Prat, Gr.1. Sire.

LA SYLPHIDE (Barathea). 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m, Saint-Cloud Prix Penelope, Gr.3. Dam of 8 winners-

EXPANSION (Maria's Mon). 5 wins 8½f to 1½m, $581,924, Aqueduct Red Smith H., Gr.2, 3d Belmont Man o' War S., Gr.1. Sire.

Monday Show (Maria's Mon). 4 wins at 1950m, 2100m, 3d Dresden Preis der Ostdeutschen Sparkassen, L. Dam of 5 winners-

USHERETTE (Shamardal). Champion Older Female Miler in Europe in 2016. 7 wins 1400m to 1900m, Newmarket Dahlia S., Gr.2.

Vallee des Reves. Unraced. Dam of 8 winners-

MAIDS CAUSEWAY (Giant's Causeway). 4 wins-3 at 2-at 7f, 1m, £350,996, York Coronation S., Gr.1, Newmarket Rockfel S., Gr.2.



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