2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 20

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Westbury Stud Ltd, Karaka, NZ (As Agent)
Sire: American Pharoah (USA)
Dam: Villa Moura (NZ)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Colt
DOB: 12 November 2018
Buyer: Danny O'Brien Racing, VIC $140,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Out of a sibling to Uzbekistan (2016.f. by So You Think-Secover, by Danehill-Christmas Spirit).
1st Queanbeyan RC Thank You Volunteers H.
1st Queanbeyan RC Homestead Press Maiden P.
From the same family as Mosshiki (2016.g. by Mossman-Furoshiki, by Redoute's Choice-Tsutsumi).
1st Toowoomba TC Vanderfield Hino Maiden H.
3rd BRC (Eagle Farm) Grand Prix S. Gr.3

No photo available

Account of WESTBURY STUD LTD (As Agent), Karaka, NZ.

Lot 20 (100% GST)                BAY COLT           Stable Chester 62

Foaled 12th November 2018                          Branded :  nr sh; 290 over 8 off sh





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Christmas Spirit



AMERICAN PHAROAH (USA) (Bay 2012-Stud U.S.A. 2017, Aust. 2017). 9 wins-2 at 2, Kentucky Derby, Gr.1. Sire of 53 rnrs, 20 wnrs. His oldest SH-bred progeny are yearlings. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Four Wheel Drive (Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint, Gr.2), Sweet Melania, Maven, Another Miracle, SP American Theorem, Monarch of Egypt, Skygaze, Envied, Saqqara King and of Ocean Atlantique, American Butterfly, etc.


1st dam

VILLA MOURA, by Encosta de Lago. Winner at 1150m, AJC Royal Randwick Conventions H., 2d AJC Hit It Benny H., STC Golden Slipper Festival H. Half-sister to LANDLOCKED, Camouflaged (dam of GOLD ALLOY). This is her fifth living foal. Dam of four foals to race, three winners, inc:-

Reserve Street (g. by Street Cry). 6 wins 1200m to 1600m, $157,435, to 2019-20, Bairnsdale RC Bairnsdale Cup, 2d MVRC Crown Resorts H., 3d MRC Ladbrokes Park H.

Visao (g. by High Chaparral). 2 wins at 2 at 1409m, 1800m, $158,860, VRC Byerley 2YO H., 4th MRC Caulfield Classic, Gr.3.

Palazzo Pitti (f. by More Than Ready). Winner at 1213m.

2nd dam

SECOVER, by Danehill. 3 wins at 1100m, 1520m. Sister to Brandy Butter (dam of CASK), three-quarter-sister to WORLD PEACE (dam of CHIVALRY), PRESENTING, half-sister to LIGHT UP THE WORLD, Doctor's Orders, Tycoon Joy (dam of BENTLEY BISCUIT), Gifted Spirit (dam of RAIN DRUM, SNITZEL SPIRIT), Joy (dam of THORN PARK). Dam of 13 named foals, 9 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

LANDLOCKED (Zabeel). 10 wins-4 in succession-1200m to 2000m, $320,300, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Wagga Gold Cup, L.

Camouflaged. Placed, 3d AJC Moorebank H., STC Arrowfield Stud H. Dam of-

GOLD ALLOY (Testa Rossa). 6 wins-5 in succession-1350m to 1700m, Macau Guineas, L, 2d Macau Sand Specialist S., L, Macau Derby, L.

3rd dam

CHRISTMAS SPIRIT, by Bletchingly. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to CHRISTMAS TREE, half-sister to EUPHORIA, JEWEL IN THE CROWN, All in Fun. Dam of 15 foals, 13 to race, 12 winners, inc:-

LIGHT UP THE WORLD (Rory's Jester). 8 wins 1000m to 1500m, $330,878, AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, STC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.3. Producer.

PRESENTING (Redoute's Choice). 5 wins, SAJC Morphettville Guineas, L.

Brandy Butter. 4 wins 1200m to 1400m, 3d Turffontein ACSA H. Dam of-

CASK (Fort Wood). 3 wins 1450m to 1800m, Kenilworth Premier Trophy, Gr.2, 2d Kenilworth Premier Trophy, Gr.2, 3d Greyville Thukela H., L.

Tycoon Joy. Winner at 1200m, 3d MVRC Peter Cook H. Dam of 4 winners-

BENTLEY BISCUIT (Peintre Celebre). 12 wins-8 in succession-1100m to 1600m, $1,446,725, AJC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, All-Aged S., Gr.1.

Gifted Spirit. Unraced. Dam of 6 winners-

RAIN DRUM (Fastnet Rock). 6 wins 1500m to 2000m, $338,510, ATC Shannon S., Gr.2, 2d MRC Eclipse S., Gr.3.

Joy. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

THORN PARK (Spinning World). 9 wins-2 at 2-1200m to 1500m, QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, AJC Hobartville S., Gr.2. Champion sire.



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