2020 Adelaide Yearling Sale

Lot: 194

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Willow Grove Stud, Woodside, SA
Sire: Manhattan Rain (AUS)
Dam: Angel of Hope (AUS)
Colour: Brown
Sex: Filly
DOB: 03 August 2018
Buyer: John Macmillan, SA $60,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

From the same family as TEQUILA TIME (2015.g. by Stratum-El Milagro, by Encosta de Lago-Act of Devotion).
1st SAJC (Morphettville) Fleurieu Milk Company H.
From the same family as PARDOE - GOD OF DRAGON (H.K.) (2014.g. by Red Dazzler-Pardees, by Rubiton-Act of Devotion).
1st HKJC Kung Hei H.

Account of WILLOW GROVE STUD, Woodside, SA.

Lot 194 (100% GST)        BROWN FILLY            Barn 10 Row B

Foaled 3rd August 2018                                   Branded :  nr sh; 1 over 8 off sh





Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way

Shantha's Choice

Canny Lad


Dancing Show






Danehill Dancer


Great Selection


Amen Ruby



Golden Prayer

Amen Brother


MANHATTAN RAIN (AUS) (Bay 2006-Stud 2010). 2 wins at 2, AJC Sires Produce S., Gr.1. Sire of 269 rnrs, 165 wnrs, 13 SW, inc. SW She Will Reign (ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), Whisky Baron, Wild Rain, Scarlet Rain, Moonovermanhattan, Jamaican Rain, Runaway, Let Me Sleep on It, Indian Thunder, Manhattan Street, Crafty, Manapine, Ondina, SP Tango Rain, Man of Choice, Promise to Reign, Boundary, Light Up Manhattan, etc.


1st dam

ANGEL OF HOPE, by Choisir. 3 wins 1128m to 1300m, 2d SAJC Spring Racing H., 3d STC Freeway Hotel Artarmon H., Hylands Race Colours H. Half-sister to Family Portrait. This is her fifth foal. Dam of three foals to race, inc:-

Angel's Wish (f. by Magnus). 5 wins 1350m to 1600m to 2019-20, 2d SAJC TAB H., 3d SAJC Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard H., James Boag's Premium 2YO P., Ubet H.

Redzeb (g. by Zebedee). Placed at 3 in 2019-20.

2nd dam

Amen Ruby, by Rubiton. Winner at 1100m, 2d VATC Quezette S., L, 4th VRC Bloodhorse Breeders' S., Gr.3. Three-quarter-sister to PERSONAL ENSIGN (dam of FONTITON, SARTORIAL SPLENDOR), Pardees (dam of PARDOE - GOD OF DRAGON (H.K.)), half-sister to Kentucky Blue, Pray in Vain. Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Family Portrait (Excellent Art). 4 wins-1 at 2-1000m to 1600m, $108,635, SAJC Veolia H., Adelaide Galvanising Boxing Day 2YO P., 3d SAJC Pewsey Vale S., L, 4th SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.3. Producer.

Amenzel. 6 wins-3 in succession-at 1000m, 1200m, $125,180, to 2018-19, GCTC Free Entry H., 3d BRC Gollan Racing H.

3rd dam

GOLDEN PRAYER, by Amen Brother. 7 wins-6 at 2-1000m to 1200m, $160,385, SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.2, Walter Brown S.H., L, MVRC William Crockett S. Half-sister to Golden Vanity (dam of GOING TO JACKSON - BEAUTY FOREVER (H.K.)). Dam of 13 foals, 12 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

Kentucky Blue (Rancho Ruler). 3 wins-1 at 2-1100m to 2040m, MVRC Qantas H., 2d VATC Liberal H., 3d VATC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2.

Pray in Vain (Kenvain). 10 wins 1200m to 1600m, $212,290, MRC Woorak H., MVRC Jack's Satay Bar H., 3d SAJC Port Adelaide Guineas, L.

Act of Devotion. 2 wins at 1200m, VRC Lawn Stand H. Grandam of-

TEQUILA TIME (Stratum). 4 wins in succession at 2 1000m to 1400m, $322,690, SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.3, Sires' Produce S., Gr.3.

INNER WARRIOR (God's Own). 5 wins-2 at 2-1120m to 1600m, $174,350, TTC Tasmanian Guineas, L, 3d TTC George Adams P., L.

PARDOE - GOD OF DRAGON (H.K.) (Red Dazzler). 4 wins in succession at 2 1100m to 1350m, $341,222, BRC Oxlade S., L.

Blue Gum Girl. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1215m, VATC Spring Racing H. Dam of-

PERSONAL ENSIGN (Rubiton). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, MRC Northwood Plume S., L, 3d VRC Age Classic S., Gr.2. Dam of-

FONTITON (Turffontein). 3 wins in succession at 2 at 1000m, 1100m, $435,750, MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.2, Blue Diamond Preview (f), Gr.3, MVRC Inglis Banner 2YO S., RL.

SARTORIAL SPLENDOR (Brazen Beau). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, $244,300, to 2019-20, MVRC Australia S., Gr.3.



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