2020 Estate of the late Eduardo Cojuangco

Lot: 1491

Type: Yearling
Vendor: The Estate of the Late Eduardo Cojuangco (Unreserved), Mudgee, NSW.
Sire: Shalaa (IRE)
Dam: Above Perfection (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 17 October 2018
Buyer: Matt Laurie Racing/Bahen Bloodstock, VIC $100,000
Broken In


Lot 1491 (100% GST)        BAY COLT                     Stable H 7

Foaled 17th October 2018                        Branded : nr sh; 51 over 8 off sh





Invincible Spirit

Green Desert





War Chant







Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Northern Dancer

Shoal Creek

Star Way




Silken Step



SHALAA (IRE) (Bay 2013-Stud France 2017, Aust. 2017). Champion 2YO Colt in GB & France in 2015. 6 wins-5 at 2-at 6f, Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1, Deauville Prix Morny, Gr.1. Out of SP Ghurra. His oldest SH-bred progeny are yearlings. His NH-bred progeny inc SP Saeiqa and of Cherie Amour, No Speak Alexander, Shalaalaa and of the placegetters Ananta, Famille Rose, Longlai, Rhoda's Choice, Zhelqyran, etc.


1st dam

Above Perfection, by Encosta de Lago. Winner at 1400m, AJC Collimore Park H., 2d AJC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3, Illawarra TC Keith F Nolan Classic, L, 3d STC Furniture One Trade Show H. Three-quarter-sister to Mr Bogart, Wookah. This is her eighth foal. Dam of six foals to race, all winners-

TACTICAL ADVANTAGE (g. by Bel Esprit). 11 wins-4 in succession-1000m to 1200m, $968,750, to 2019-20, VRC MSS Security Sprint H., L, Gosford RC Takeover Target H., L, Hawkesbury RC Gold Rush, L, ATC July Sprint H., Wilkes Quality H., Spark of Life H., Flying H., 2d BRC Daybreak Lover P., L, Hawkesbury RC Gold Rush H., L, 3d ATC Darby Munro S., L, 4th ATC Sydney S., Gr.3, Star Kingdom H., Gr.3.

Way Too Good (f. by Strategic Maneuver). 2 wins to 1400m, $119,105, ATC TAB More Than Winning H., Tab.com.au H., 4th Scone RC Denise's Joy S., L.

Kaakit Akit (f. by Artie Schiller). Winner at 2 at 1100m in 2019-20, ATC Astern at Darley 2YO P.

Aim for Perfection (f. by Smart Missile). 2 wins at 1200m in 2018-19, 3d ATC Winter Racing H., Jack Ashman H., TAB Rewards H.

Key to Glory (g. by Your Song). 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m to 2019-20.

Venus Amoris (f. by Choisir). 2 wins at 900m, 1000m.

2nd dam

ACTRESS, by Snippets. 3 wins-2 at 2-1200m to 1400m, $115,195, AJC Keith Mackay H., L, Reginald Allen H., L. Three-quarter-sister to Dearness (dam of ROMANTIC TOUCH, BURNING PASSION), half-sister to High Heels (dam of DESERT WAR, LASER HAWK), Big Step (dam of GOBI RANGER). Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, all winners, inc:-

Mr Bogart (Northern Meteor). 5 wins 1000m to 1400m, $965,824, 2d ATC Skyline S., Gr.2, Canberra Guineas, L, 3d ATC Darby Munro S., L.

Above Perfection (Encosta de Lago). Winner. See above.

4th dam

SILKEN STEP, by Tolomeo. Unraced. Half-sister to BROTO, Pay Back Time. Dam of 12 named foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

High Heels. 2 wins at 1400m, 1550m, AJC Optus World H. Dam of 8 winners-

DESERT WAR (Desert King). 12 wins-3 in succession-1400m to 2000m, $3,046,610, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, AJC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1.

LASER HAWK (Artie Schiller). 5 wins-3 in succession-1400m to 2000m, ATC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3.


Broken In

To be sold after Lot 1482 on Monday 3 August



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