2020 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Lot: 239

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Attunga Stud, Blandford, NSW (As Agent)
Sire: Fastnet Rock (AUS)
Dam: Dessau (GER)
Colour: Bay
Sex: Filly
DOB: 07 September 2018
Buyer: Busuttin Racing, VIC $400,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

From the same family as DOWN TOWN (2014.c. by Rip Van Winkle-Denices Desert, by Green Desert-Denice).
1st Adana Kozan Belediyesi Kosusu

Account of ATTUNGA STUD (As Agent), Blandford, NSW.

Lot 239 (No GST)                 BAY FILLY                     Stable R 17

Foaled 7th September 2018                            Branded :  nr sh; 12 over 8 off sh







Northern Dancer


His Majesty

Piccadilly Circus

Royal Academy







Soldier Hollow

In the Wings

Sadler's Wells

Island Race

Common Grounds


Big Shuffle

Super Concorde




FASTNET ROCK (AUS) (Bay 2001-Stud 2005). 6 wins to 1200m, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1. Champion Aust. Sire twice. Sire of 1714 rnrs, 1219 wnrs, 150 SW. His SH-bred progeny inc SW Atlantic Jewel (ATC All Aged S., Gr.1), Shoals, Sea Siren, First Seal, Avantage, Planet Rock, Age of Fire, Mosheen, Merchant Navy, Driefontein, Comin' Through, etc. His NH-bred progeny inc SW Fascinating Rock, One Master, Zhukova, Laganore, etc.


1st dam

DESSAU, by Soldier Hollow. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m in Germany, Düsseldorf Henkel Stutenpreis, L, 2d Baden-Baden Preis der Winterkonigin, Gr.3. Half-sister to DARIA, Damour. This is her fourth foal. Dam of two foals to race, both winners-

Dialekt (c. by Kallisto). 7 wins 1800m to 2100m to 2019 in Germany.

Dependable (f. by Reliable Man). Winner at 8½f in 2019 in GB.

2nd dam

DESABINA, by Big Shuffle. 2 wins-1 at 2-to 1600m, Frankfurt Grosser Preis der Frankfurter Volksbank, L. Blood-sister to DIABLE, half-sister to Denice, Denica (dam of DELORIA). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

DARIA (Rock of Gibraltar). 4 wins-3 in succession-at 1600m, 2000m in Germany, Cologne Grosser Preis von Engel & Völkers Commercial, L.

DESSAU (Soldier Hollow). 2 wins. See above.

Damour (Azamour). 3 wins-1 at 2-1300m to 2100m, 2d Milan Coppa d'Oro di Milano, L, 3d Hamburg Langer Hamburger, L.

3rd dam

DESPOINA, by Aspros. Winner at 1300m in Germany. Sister to DIASPRINA (dam of DIACADA, DESIDERA, DIABLE), Doretta (dam of DICTUM), half-sister to DUKE OF WINDSOR, Danae (dam of DIKTYS), Dolce Vita, Dollar Star, Dorophina. Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

DESABINA (Big Shuffle). 2 wins. See above.

Denice (Night Shift). Winner at 2 at 1005m in Germany, 2d Düsseldorf Henkel Rennen, Gr.2, 3d Düsseldorfer Stutenpreis, L. Grandam of-

DOWN TOWN (Rip Van Winkle). 11 wins 1200m to 1500m to 2019, Istanbul Burhan Karamehmet, L, 2d Adana H Basri Karabucak, L.

Denica. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

DELORIA (Mark of Esteem). 6 wins-1 at 2-1200m to 2400m in GB and Sweden, Jagersro Jockeyklubbens Avelslöpning, L. Producer.

4th dam

DORLE, by Rheffic. 4 wins 1400m to 1600m in Germany. Half-sister to DITANO, DIU STAR, Diaspora. Dam of 12 foals, 8 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

DUKE OF WINDSOR (Windwurf). 4 wins-1 at 2-1600m to 2000m, Mülheim Orakel der Dreijahrigen, L, 3d Frankfurt Preis der Steigenberger Hotels, Gr.3.

DIASPRINA (Aspros). 2 wins at 2, Mülheim Preis der Winterkonigin, L. Dam of-

DIACADA (Cadeaux Genereux). Joint Top Rated 3YO in Germany in 2003. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1207m, 1600m, Düsseldorf Henkel Rennen, Gr.2.

Dynamis. Winner at 1½m in Jersey. Grandam of-

ANIMAL KINGDOM (Leroidesanimaux). Joint Head of the 2013 WTR (Int.). 5 wins-1 at 2-1700m to 2000m, $8,362,776, Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby, Gr.1, Meydan Dubai World Cup, Gr.1. Sire.



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