2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 132

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Glastonbury Farms, Scone, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Air Force Blue (USA)
Dam: Big Birdie (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 20 September 2018
Buyer: Anthony Cummings Thoroughbreds, NSW $130,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Brother to Eight Over (2013.g. by Lonhro-Big Birdie, by Exceed and Excel-One Under).
3rd Dalby and Northern Downs JC Icon Steel H.
Half-Brother to Sunset Eagle (2016.f. by Dawn Approach-Big Birdie, by Exceed and Excel-One Under).
1st Cranbourne TC Rodwells and Co Maiden P.

Account of GLASTONBURY FARMS (As Agent), Scone, NSW.

Lot 132 (100% GST)             BAY COLT                     Stable K 19

Foaled 20th September 2018                          Branded :  nr sh; 25 over 8 off sh





War Front


Northern Dancer

Starry Dreamer



Maria's Mon

Wavering Monarch

Circle of Gold

Seeking the Gold




Exceed and Excel





One Under


Green Desert

Reg's Lady

Sir Tristram


AIR FORCE BLUE (USA) (Bay 2013-Stud U.S.A. 2017, Aust. 2017). Champion 2YO Colt in Europe in 2015. 4 wins at 2, £309,350, €331,420, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Curragh National S., Gr.1, Phoenix S., Gr.1, 2d Royal Ascot Coventry S., Gr.2. Out of SP Chatham. Grandson of a sister to SW Flanders (Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies, Gr.1). Related to SW Surfside, etc. His oldest SH-bred progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

BIG BIRDIE, by Exceed and Excel. Placed at 2 & 3, 2d STC Furniture One Show 2YO H. This is her fifth foal. Dam of four foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Sizzling Ace (f. by Sizzling). Placed at 2 & 3 to 2018-19, 2d SCTC Coastline BMW 3 Series 2YO P., ATC Daily Press P., 3d BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Leila Rose Foundation 2YO P., 4th BRC Champagne Classic, Gr.2, Calaway Gal S., L.

Eight Over (g. by Lonhro). 5 wins 870m to 1050m in 2019-20, 2d Ipswich TC Gibb Accountants P., 3d ATC Book Spring Hospitality H., Ipswich TC Book Now Ipswich Cup H.

Hoywedge (f. by Choisir). 4 wins 1050m to 1300m.

Sunset Eagle (f. by Dawn Approach). Placed at 3 in 2019-20.

2nd dam

ONE UNDER, by Volksraad. Champion 2YO in NZ & 2YO Filly in Australia in 1998-99. Head of The 1998-99 NZ 2YO Free H. Top filly on The 1998-99 Australasian 2YO Classification. 6 wins-4 in succession at 2-1100m to 1400m, $184,743, ARC Ellerslie Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Waikato RC Windsor Park Sprint H., L, ARC Ellerslie Function Centre 3YO H., 3d VATC Tranquil Star S., L, AJC Ocean & Earth H., 4th VRC Yallambee Stud S., Gr.3, Egmont RC Fayette Park S., Gr.3, WRC Wellesley S., L. Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 4 winners-

Domain. 4 wins 1200m to 1500m.

Lisa Anne. Unplaced. Dam of-

Top Bonus. 2 wins at 1200m, $459,905, HKJC Edinburgh H., Sheung Hei H.

3rd dam

REG'S LADY, by Sir Tristram. Unplaced. Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

ONE UNDER (Volksraad). 6 wins. See above.

Phillipa Glass. 2 wins at 1600m, 2100m, ARC Edwards Lighting H. Dam of-

Vintage Stock (Tavistock). 3 wins 1200m to 1800m to 2019-20, Perth Racing Tabtouch-Better Your Bet H., WATC Western Racepix P., 2d Perth Racing Ascot One Thousand Guineas, L, Glenroy Chaff H.

I'll'ava'alf. 12 wins 1950m to 3900m, $395,547, to 2018-19, Hawkes Bay Te Whangai Romneys Easter H., Stella Artois H.

I'llav Bubbles. 4 wins 1400m to 1800m to 2018-19, CJC Racecourse Hotel Motel H., Grand National Amateur Championship H.

Le Sablier. 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m in 2018-19, Hawkes Bay Beth Shan Funerals S., Counties RC Lone Star Pukekohe H.

4th dam

NENA, by Trictrac. 5 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 1600m, Waikato RC Lady Norrie S., L, Waipa H., 3d New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1, Waikato RC Lady Norrie S., Gr.3. Sister to Tricky Lady (dam of GUILE), half-sister to ROUGH 'N' TOUGH, FREDERIK. Dam of 8 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners.



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