2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 230

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Eureka Stud, Cambooya, Qld (As Agent)
Sire: Vancouver (AUS)
Dam: Defiant Dame (AUS)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Filly
DOB: 14 September 2018
Buyer: Danny O'Brien Racing, VIC $100,000
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Significant Pedigree Updates

Half-Sister to Grand Cross (2012.g. by Fastnet Rock-Defiant Dame, by More Than Ready-Marcovette).
1st Perak TC Turf Authorities of India Goodwill Trophy
2nd Perak TC MA 20th Anniversary Cup

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

Lot 230 (100% GST)             BAY FILLY                  Stable QA 19

Foaled 14th September 2018                         Branded :  nr sh; 54 over 8 off sh





Medaglia d'Oro

El Prado

Sadler's Wells

Cappucino Bay






At Talaq




More Than Ready

Southern Halo


Woodman's Girl



St Covet


Marscay Magic



VANCOUVER (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud Aust. 2016, U.S.A. 2017). Champion 2YO Colt in Australia in 2014-15. 4 wins at 2, A$2,368,250, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Todman S., Gr.2, Canonbury S., Gr.3, Breeders' P., L. Half-brother to SW Juste Momente (SAJC Robert Sangster S., Gr.1) and SW Captain Coltish (VRC Chubb S., L). Grandson of SW Skating. Sire of SP Postcode, Ticket to Ride, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

DEFIANT DAME, by More Than Ready. Winner at 2 at 1000m, AJC Gimcrack S., L, 3d Wyong RC Magic Millions 2YO Classic. Half-sister to HIDDEN WARRIOR, Sea Spur. This is her fifth living foal. Her fourth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

Grand Cross (g. by Fastnet Rock). 8 wins 900m to 1200m, $308,766, to 2019 in Aust., Malaysia and Singapore, 3d Singapore TC Irace Classic, 4th Selangor TC Tunku Gold Cup, L.

2nd dam

MARCOVETTE, by St Covet. Winner at 2 at 1000m, AJC Westmead Childrens Hospital H., 2d STC Bookmakers Fixed Dollar Dividends 2YO H., 4th AJC Kindergarten S., Gr.3. Half-sister to KIRKBERG (dam of SNOW EXCUSE). Dam of 8 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

HIDDEN WARRIOR (Hidden Dragon). 5 wins 900m to 1350m, $413,530, MVRC Red Anchor S., Gr.3, ATC Makinson d'Apice Lawyers H., 2d ATC Breeders' P., L, Carrington S., L, 3d ATC Hall Mark S., Gr.3, Carrington S., L, 4th ATC Shorts H., Gr.2, June S., L, Clarence River JC Ramornie H., L.

DEFIANT DAME (More Than Ready). Winner. See above.

Sea Spur (Flying Spur). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, AJC Mt Pritchard H., 3d STC Heritage S., L.

3rd dam

MARSCAY MAGIC, by Marscay. 3 wins 1030m to 1600m. Half-sister to Mad Hatter. Dam of 9 named foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

KIRKBERG (Mighty Avalanche). Winner at 2 at 900m, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, 2d VRC Waltzing Lily H., L. Dam of 5 winners-

SNOW EXCUSE (No Excuse Needed). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, Levin RC Ryder S., L, 2d ARC RJ Skelton Vase H., 3d Foxton RC Castletown S., L.

Straitothepoolroom (No Excuse Needed). 8 wins-1 at 2-1100m to 1400m, Southland RC NZB H., 3d Otago RC Eclipse S., L.

4th dam

HAYLEY'S HOPE, by Habitation. 11 wins-2 at 2-1200m to 2020m, $155,500, GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.3, BATC Chairman's H., L, 2d BATC Channel 7 Classic S., L, 3d BATC Chairman's H., L, VATC Eclipse S., L, 4th QTC XXXX S., Gr.3. Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

Mad Hatter (Lunchtime). 7 wins to 1626m, 3d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L.

Vain Hope. Unraced. Grandam of-

RED TRACER (Dane Shadow). 15 wins-3 in succession-to 1600m, $2,371,010, VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Tiara, Gr.1.

SHELLSCRAPE (Dane Shadow). 6 wins-3 at 2 and 3 in succession-to 1400m, $734,530, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, Roman Consul S., Gr.2. Sire.

COUNTERATTACK (Redoute's Choice). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1350m, BRC Fred Best Classic, Gr.3, 2d BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1.



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