2020 Adelaide Yearling Sale

Lot: 192

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Squillani Park Thoroughbreds, Echunga, SA (As Agent)
Sire: Scissor Kick (AUS)
Dam: American Beauty (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 18 September 2018
Buyer: Kim Harrison & Jon O'Connor, SA $35,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Closely related to Bartley (2017.c. by Written Tycoon-Rationality, by Flying Spur-Synaesthesia).
2nd Canberra RC Black Opal S. Gr.3
From the same family as CURLIN ROAD (2013.c. by Curlin-Spread, by Coronado's Quest-Broadcast).
1st Aqueduct Claiming
From the same family as Tricky Step (2015.c. by Salto-La Hickmann Vista, by Choctaw Ridge-Germany In).
1st Taruma Premio Rubens Grahl

Account of SQUILLANI PARK THOROUGHBREDS (As Agent), Echunga, SA.

Lot 192 (100% GST)             BAY COLT                  Barn 4 Row A

Foaled 18th September 2018                         Branded :  nr sh; 12 over 8 off sh





Redoute's Choice



Shantha's Choice

Canny Lad

Back Pass

Quest for Fame

Rainbow Quest






Gio Ponti

Tale of the Cat

Storm Cat

Chipeta Springs



Quiet American



Princely Native


SCISSOR KICK (AUS) (Bay 2011-Stud Aust. 2016, France 2017). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1300m, A$534,075, ATC Eskimo Prince S., Gr.3, Up & Coming S., Gr.3, Rosebud H., L, More Than Ready 2YO H., 2d ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, Stan Fox S., Gr.2, 4th ATC All Aged S., Gr.1. Brother to SW Sharkbite (MRC Lord S., L). Out of a half-sister to SW Three Valleys. Sire of SP Hasstobemagic, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

AMERICAN BEAUTY, by Gio Ponti. Placed at 3. Half-sister to MENTALITY, Weekend Gossip (dam of I'M ALL THE TALK, STRATURBO), Blue Note (dam of GOLD FORCE). This is her first foal.

2nd dam

SYNAESTHESIA, by Quiet American. Raced once. Half-sister to FARA'S TEAM (dam of CONCERN, TENNIS LADY), DELAFIELD, Crossover Dreams (dam of MR MCCARTNEY), Team of Destiny (dam of VIGORS DESTINY). Dam of 14 foals, 11 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

MENTALITY (Flying Spur). 8 wins-2 at 2-1200m to 1600m, $2,142,695, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, Randwick Guineas, Gr.1, George Main S., Gr.1, STC Expressway S., Gr.2, Premiere S., Gr.2, Canterbury S., Gr.2, AJC TL Baillieu H., L, STC Run to the Rose H., L, 2d AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, STC George Ryder S., Gr.1, AJC Villiers S., Gr.2, ATC Ajax S., Gr.2.

Rationality. 5 wins 1200m to 1600m, $106,475, VRC Racing.com H.

Reservoir - Sydney Power (H.K.). Winner at 1550m, AJC South Coogee H.

Weekend Gossip. Raced twice. Dam of 3 winners-

I'M ALL THE TALK (Stratum). 2 wins at 2 at 1000m, 1200m, $299,885, ATC Skyline S., Gr.3, Warwick Farm 2YO P., 2d ATC Shorts H., Gr.2, 4th ATC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, Concorde S., Gr.3.

STRATURBO (Stratum). 11 wins 800m to 1100m, $650,250, to 2018-19, BRC Chief de Beers H., L, Bribie H., L, GCTC Magic Millions Sprint H., BRC Brisbane Racing Carnival H., 2d BRC Chief de Beers H., L, Bribie H., L.

Hold Your Tongue. 6 wins-1 at 2-1100m to 1400m, $169,120, WATC Westspeed 2YO P., 4th WATC Magic Millions Perth 2YO Classic, RL.

Blue Note. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

GOLD FORCE (Flying Spur). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, $183,470, MRC Inglis 2YO Premier, RL, 3d MVRC TBV Newmarket Grandwest H.

Bluebrook (Hinchinbrook). 4 wins 1100m to 1600m, $217,540, to 2018-19, BRC Memberships H., SCTC Istyle TV H., 3d BRC Bernborough H., L.

3rd dam

SPECIALIZATION, by Princely Native. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Half-sister to Vintage Red. Dam of 9 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

FARA'S TEAM (Tunerup). 6 wins-2 at 2-5½f to 7f, $360,515, Saratoga Test S., Gr.1, Belmont Prioress S., Gr.2. Dam of 7 winners-

CONCERN (Broad Brush). 7 wins-1 at 2-1m to 1¼m, $3,079,350, Breeders' Cup Classic S., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Californian S., Gr.1. Sire.

DELAFIELD (Island Whirl). 6 wins 6f to 8½f, $196,637, Oaklawn Park Essex H., Gr.3, Fifth Season S., L, 2d Fair Grounds New Orleans H., Gr.3.

Crossover Dreams. 3 wins in U.S.A. Dam of 10 winners-

MR MCCARTNEY (Academy Award). 13 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m in Brazil, Gavea G.P. Major Suckow, Gr.1.



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