2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 100

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Widden Stud, Widden Valley, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: More Than Ready (USA)
Dam: Assertive Eagle (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 04 September 2018
Buyer: Belmont Bloodstock P/L (FBAA)/McEvoy Mitchell Racing, VIC $200,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Brother to Regal Eagle (2014.g. by Denman-Assertive Eagle, by Danewin-Wedgetail Eagle).
3rd Alice Springs TC Pepperjack H.
Closely related to THERMAL CURRENT (2010.g. by Exceed and Excel-Soaressa, by Twining-Wedgetail Eagle).
3rd MRC (Sandown) Doveton S. L
4th VRC (Flemington) Century S. L

Account of WIDDEN STUD (As Agent), Widden Valley, NSW.

Lot 100 (100% GST)             BAY COLT                     Stable D 19

Foaled 4th September 2018                              Branded :  nr sh; 8 over 8 off sh





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Cotehele House

My Swanee

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Seattle Dancer


MORE THAN READY (USA) (Bay 1997-Stud 2001). 7 wins-5 at 2, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.1. Leading Aust. Sire of 2YOs twice. Sire of 2518 rnrs, 1842 wnrs, 198 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc SW More Joyous (ATC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1), Sebring, Prized Icon, Phelan Ready, Samaready, Benicio, Entisaar, Perfect Reflection, Dreamaway, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Uni, Catholic Boy, Roy H, Verrazano, Rushing Fall, etc.


1st dam

ASSERTIVE EAGLE, by Danewin. 4 wins-3 in succession-1200m to 1540m, $271,750, SAJC Proud Miss S., L, Perry Durdin H., Sportingbet H., 2d VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, MRC Sportingbet Series Final, Gr.3, Murray Bridge Gold Cup, L, SAJC Drake Supermarkets P., 3d SAJC Schweppes H. Half-sister to EAGLE WAY, IMPRESSIVE EAGLE, SOARESSA (dam of THERMAL CURRENT). This is her second foal. Dam of one foal to race-

Regal Eagle (g. by Denman). 5 wins-3 in succession-1200m to 1400m to 2019-20.

2nd dam

WEDGETAIL EAGLE, by Lure. 2 wins at 2 at 1000m, MVRC Dulcie 2YO H., SAJC San Siro 2YO H. Half-sister to Big on Broadway, La Viscomtessa. Dam of 14 named foals, 12 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

EAGLE WAY (More Than Ready). 8 wins-3 in succession-1600m to 2400m, $3,543,689, to 2018-19, BRC Queensland Derby, Gr.1, HKJC Jockey Club Cup, Gr.2, Queen Mother Memorial Cup, Gr.3, January Cup, Gr.3, BRC Sky Racing H., SCTC Coastline BMW H., 2d HKJC Chairman's Trophy, Gr.2, BRC Grand Prix S., Gr.3, 3d HKJC Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Gr.1, Champions & Chater Cup, Gr.1, Sha Tin Trophy, Gr.2, Ladies' Purse, Gr.3, Centenary Vase, Gr.3, 4th HKJC Hong Kong Vase, Gr.1.

ASSERTIVE EAGLE (Danewin). 4 wins. See above.

IMPRESSIVE EAGLE (Rubiton). 4 wins-1 at 2-1100m to 1600m, $305,675, SAJC Laelia S., L, Dequetteville S., L, VRC Cleanevent Sustainability H., MVRC Leilani Classic, 2d MRC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, SAJC Proud Miss S., L, Manihi Classic, L, 3d SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1, MVRC Champagne S., Gr.3, 4th SAJC Queen of the South S., Gr.2. Dam of-

Thorondor (Fastnet Rock). 2 wins at 2 at 1000m, 1050m, $123,250, SAJC Darley 2YO H., Alan Sheppard Construction 2YO H., 2d VRC Danehill S., Gr.2, 4th MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3.

SOARESSA (Twining). 4 wins at 1050m, 1200m, $183,480, SAJC Proud Miss S., L, MRC Australasian Shopfitting P., SAJC Come to Allan Scott Park H., 2d VRC Straight Six H., L, SAJC WH Wylie H., L. Dam of-

THERMAL CURRENT (Exceed and Excel). 8 wins 1000m to 1200m, $910,250, to 2018-19, SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, MVRC Red Anchor S., Gr.3, VRC Absolut S., L, MRC WJ Adams H., L, MRC Hareeba S., L, 2d VRC Bob Hoysted H., L, MRC Bel Esprit S., L, SAJC Lightning S., L, 3d MRC Rubiton S., Gr.2, HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, Zeditave S., Gr.3.

Prevailing Winds. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, $188,140, MVRC Pedders Suspension H., 4th MRC Autumn S., Gr.2, Zeditave S., Gr.3.

Spartan Eagle. 10 wins-4 in succession-1200m to 2000m, $330,350, Alice Springs Cup, Darwin TC Bridge Toyota Cup, Sky Racing Metric Mile H.

Bacchus Eagle. 5 wins 1700m to 2250m, $131,050, SAJC Yalumba H.

Shasmecka. 3 wins 1050m to 1214m, SAJC Schweppes Oaks P. Producer.



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