2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 203

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Eureka Stud, Cambooya, Qld (As Agent)
Sire: Defcon (AUS)
Dam: Coupe Express (AUS)
Colour: Chestnut
Sex: Filly
DOB: 26 August 2018
Buyer: Shane Nichols Racing/Hollymount Stud, VIC $70,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Sister to PIPPIE (2015.f. by Written Tycoon-Coupe Express, by Ne Coupez Pas-Gal Express).
2nd VRC (Flemington) Furphy Sprint Gr.3

Account of EUREKA STUD (As Agent), Cambooya, Qld.

Lot 203 (100% GST)   CHESTNUT FILLY           Stable QA 20

Foaled 26th August 2018                               Branded :  nr sh; 17 over 8 off sh






Danehill Dancer


Great Selection


Nuclear Force

Encosta de Lago

Fairy King

Nuclear Dance

Geiger Counter




Ne Coupez Pas


Northern Dancer


Mr. Prospector

Gal Express

Success Express

Hold Your Peace




DEFCON (AUS) (Chestnut 2013-Stud 2017). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$368,250, MRC HDF McNeil S., Gr.3, Canberra RC Black Opal S., Gr.3, 2d ATC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, Canonbury S., Gr.3. Grandson of a half-sister to SW New Smyrna (VRC Devon Park Stud S., Gr.3). Related to SW Rom’s Stiletto (VRC Oaks, Gr.1), SW Spirited One, SW Xaaravid, SW Dr Sweet, SW Danzigs Silver, etc. His oldest progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

COUPE EXPRESS, by Ne Coupez Pas. 6 wins-1 at 2-1000m to 1400m, SAJC Robert Warnock H. Half-sister to Timely Truce. This is her third foal. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

PIPPIE (f. by Written Tycoon). 4 wins-1 at 2 and 3 in succession-from only 8 starts 1000m to 1200m, $269,450, to 2019-20, MRC WW Cockram S., Gr.3, BRC Brc.com.au H., MRC Supports Legacy H., 2d VRC Furphy Sprint, Gr.3, MVRC Saj Fruits H.

2nd dam

GAL EXPRESS, by Success Express. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, 2d BTC All Natural Optigrass 2YO H., MVRC Qantas City Flyer H., QTC IGT 2YO H. Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, all winners, inc:-

Timely Truce (Brief Truce). 4 wins 1000m to 1206m, $155,064, 2d MRC Merson Cooper S., L, 3d VRC Talindert S., L, MRC Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), L, MRC Orbit Fitness H., 4th VRC Henry Bucks Best Dressed S., L, MRC Zeditave S., L.

Bedouin Express. 8 wins-1 at 2-1300m to 2100m, $132,838, SAJC Wolf Blass & Associates 2YO H.

Gallant Express. 9 wins 1000m to 1300m, $182,135, 3d MRC Procal Dairies H.

Gauteng Gal. 7 wins 1100m to 1300m, $144,555.

3rd dam

ZOFAGAL, by Zoffany. Unraced. Half-sister to MERRY RULER, Queen of Aus. Dam of 12 named foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

Bombardment. 6 wins 1400m to 2000m, $153,476, AJC Captain Phillip H., STC Horizon at Mission Beach H., Argyle Street Hotel Parramatta H., Banksia H., 2d STC Nureyev H., 3d AJC Cotswold Gallery H., Shifnal H., Dalmacia H., STC John MacArthur H., Bureaucracy H., Dundas H.

Northern Force. 3 wins at 1200m, 1300m, $129,870, QTC WH Buchanan H., Watney H., Hainan H., 2d BTC Frank Withey H., QTC Gwenda Kleinhanss H.

Joyful Princess. 3 wins 1000m to 1400m, AJC Douglas Smith H.

Mighty Bomber. 10 wins-2 at 2-800m to 1150m, 3d BTC Surround H.

Super Zof. Placed at 3. Grandam of-

A Bit Wicked. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, BRC Mount Franklin 2YO P., 2d BRC Ascend Sales 2YO P., Powerade H., 3d BRC Men of League H.

4th dam

MERRY MAGGY, by Vain. Placed at 2, 3d VRC Talindert H. Sister to Rollick, Daring Lady (dam of ALMORZAR), three-quarter-sister to MIRTH (dam of PARTY MOOD). Dam of 16 foals, 12 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

MERRY RULER (The Carpenter). 7 wins-2 at 2-1100m to 1500m, $207,450, AJC Hobartville S., Gr.2, STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, 2d AJC Liverpool City Cup, Gr.3, June S., L, NSW Tatt's RC Carrington S., L, 3d AJC Challenge S., Gr.2, Apollo S., Gr.2, BATC Doomben S., Gr.3.



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