2020 Adelaide Yearling Sale

Lot: 23

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Merton Creek Thoroughbreds, Merton, Vic (As Agent)
Sire: Headwater (AUS)
Dam: Overblik (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 19 September 2018
Buyer: Passed In $15,000 - Reserve $20,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Brother to Gold Codes (2014.g. by Smart Missile-Overblik, by Elvstroem-Survey).
1st Scone RC Boggabri RSL Memorial Club Maiden P.
3rd Scone RC Segenhoe Stud Maiden H.

Account of MERTON CREEK THOROUGHBREDS (As Agent), Merton, Vic.

Lot 23 (No GST)                    BAY COLT                  Barn 4 Row A

Foaled 19th September 2018                         Branded :  nr sh; 10 over 8 off sh





Exceed and Excel





River Dove

Hurricane Sky

Star Watch

Ride the Rapids

River Rough







Circles of Gold



Geiger Counter

Mr. Prospector

Mere Fancy



HEADWATER (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2016). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$460,800, ATC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, VRC Kensington S., L, MRC Cactus Imaging 2YO P., 3d ATC Todman S., Gr.2, 4th MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.1. Brother to SP Fare Well. Out of SW River Dove (MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1). Closely related to SW First Command, etc. Sire of Wisdom of Water and of the placegetters Stormborn, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

OVERBLIK, by Elvstroem. Winner at 1450m. This is her fifth living foal. Dam of four foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Tickling (f. by Not a Single Doubt). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, 4th Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic, RL.

Bright Sun - Alidade (Sing.) (f. by Snitzel). Winner at 1000m in 2018-19.

Gold Codes (g. by Smart Missile). Placed to 2019-20.

2nd dam

SURVEY, by Geiger Counter. 2 wins at 800m, 1000m. Half-sister to TICKLE MY. Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

Infer - Royal Pumpkin (H.K.). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1650m, $401,362, VRC Teppo Star 2YO H., HKJC Caine H., Wang Kwong H., Shek Lei H., 2d HKJC Heung Yip H., Mount Cameron H., Beas River Country Club H.

Survey's Legacy. 3 wins 900m to 1200m to 2018-19.

3rd dam

MERE FANCY, by Noalcoholic. Placed at 2, 2d VATC Cendrillon H. Half-sister to OFFICIAL RECEIVER, BRASS (dam of PINCHBECK), Fair Fantasy (dam of MIGHTY WAY), Queen Fantasy (dam of PEARL PRINCE). Dam of 5 foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

TICKLE MY (Perugino). 11 wins-3 in succession-1200m to 2119m, $786,175, MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2, VRC Rose of Kingston S., Gr.3, VATC Eclipse S., Gr.3, VRC Let's Elope S., L, VATC WW Cockram S., L, 2d MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2, WH Stocks S., Gr.3, VRC Let's Elope S., L, 3d SAJC Marsh Classic S., Gr.2, VRC Matriarch S., Gr.3-twice, VATC WW Cockram S., L, 4th VRC Hardy Brothers Classic S., Gr.2. Dam of-

Snitz. 7 wins-1 at 2 and 4 in succession-to 1400m, $387,875, to 2019-20, BRC Herron Todd White H., Canadian Club H., QScan Radiology H.

Take All of Me. 3 wins 1000m to 1400m, VRC AJS Corporation H. Dam of-

I'LL HAVE A BIT (Smart Missile). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, $686,385, SAJC Euclase S., Gr.2, National S., Gr.3, 2d Moonee Valley Fillies Classic, Gr.2, 3d SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, VRC Absolut S., L, MRC Doveton S., L, 4th Perth Racing Winterbottom S., Gr.1.

4th dam

GOLDEN FANTASY, by Golden Orange. 8 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, VATC Victoria H., Gr.3, AJC Allan Potter H., VRC Winslow H., Gold S.H., VATC Kooyong H., Hampton H., Corinella H., Sweet Nell H., 2d VATC Tranquil Star S., Gr.3, MVRC Diamond Jubilee S., L, 3d VATC Marlboro Cup, Gr.2, MVRC Chandos S., L. Half-sister to Twist of Lemon (dam of TWISTED LOGIC). Dam of 14 named foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

OFFICIAL RECEIVER (Bold Flip). 10 wins 1000m to 1400m, $116,970, WATC Roma Cup, Gr.3, Belmont Newmarket H., L, Farnley S., L. Sire.



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